News & Announcements

WRDSB flags at half-mast this weekend for National Day of Mourning

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) Education Centre and school buildings will be joining other Ontario government establishments in flying the Canadian flag at half-mast this weekend to mark National Day of Mourning, which takes place annually on April 28. This day is dedicated to remembering the of thousands of workers who have been […]

Guitars Wanted

Hello Avenue Road community members, We are hoping to pilot a guitar program in the last two months of school, with the hopes of making this an option for our older students in future years. The program would take place twice a week during our first nutrition break (11:00-11:40) in the music room and would […]

EXTENDED: Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is looking for new members

We have extended the deadline for applications to Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is looking for new members. They invite parents/guardians of students currently enrolled in one of our schools to apply. The fundamental fact is that parents + engagement = student success. Your involvement with PIC can help us optimize […]

Step into spring on April 25 for Spring Walk to School Day

Join us on Thursday, April 25 for Spring Walk to School Day. Spring is a great time to get active outdoors. Active transportation, such as walking and wheeling to school, not only helps children increase their physical activity, but it also allows them to connect to nature and reduce their ecological footprint. Since walking or […]

Tell us about your experience with our French Immersion program

We are seeking public input on how we deliver our French Language Instruction programs in elementary and secondary schools. In June 2017, our Board of Trustees passed a motion for staff to review the French Immersion program in the WRDSB. This review will look at equitable access to French programs for each student, staffing challenges, […]

A Message Regarding the Attacks in Sri Lanka

On Easter Sunday, we awoke to news of yet another senseless attack in Sri Lanka, that has left over 300 people dead and several others wounded. We stand together in grieving this tragedy with our Christian community and those affected. We are a school district for all of Waterloo Region, no matter what your background […]

April 24th Family Movie Night

Dear Families, Our School Community Movie Night is tomorrow, Wednesday, April 24th! Student Council is hosting and is looking forward to seeing all of our families out to watch “The Greatest Showman”. Doors open at 6:00pm and the movie will begin promptly at 6:30pm. All students must be accompanied by a supervisor age 18+. The […]

A Message Regarding the Attacks in Sri Lanka

On Easter Sunday, we awoke to news of yet another senseless attack in Sri Lanka, that has left over 300 people dead and several others wounded. We stand together in grieving this tragedy with our Sri Lankan community. We are a school district for all of Waterloo Region, no matter what your background or beliefs. […]

April 24th is “A Walk in their Sneakers” Day

A Walk in Their Sneakers is an annual walking event held across the region during which students show police and bylaw officers (and any other community leaders you can muster) their walk to school. While walking together, officers and community leaders will learn how students travel to school, celebrate their self-powered travels, and give students […]

April 12 is a PD Day for all teaching and paraprofessional staff

Friday, April 12, 2019 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, and all Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) operated before and after school programs will be closed. Elementary Teachers will participate in a full day of professional development planned by the Elementary Teachers’ Federation […]

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