Rapid Antigen Testing for Students Over the Winter Break

In an effort to promote a safer return to the classroom after the winter break, on behalf of the Government of Ontario, the Waterloo Region District School Board will be providing take-home rapid antigen screening kits to every student attending in-person learning at our board. The rapid antigen screening kits are intended for use by […]

Educator Recognized for Dedication to Advocacy and Supporting Multilingual Students

When Kimiko Shibata heard she had been selected as a winner of the 2021 Leading Women, Leading Girls – Building Communities Recognition Award, she didn’t believe it at first. Shibata is a multilingual learner (MLL) resource teacher with the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB). “Oh no, that’s for other people,” said Shibata as she […]

Support WEFI and Support Our Students

WEFI helps, and you can too. The Waterloo Education Foundation Inc. (WEFI) helps to make a wide variety of programs in our schools possible. From school nutrition programs, to helping ensure all students are able to engage in extracurricular activities, your contributions will directly help our students. Give the Gift of WEFI Multiply the impact […]

School Vaccine Clinics in Waterloo Region

The Region of Waterloo is hosting school vaccine clinics between December 2 – 23, 2021 across Waterloo Region to make it easier for 5-11 year olds to get vaccinated. School vaccine clinics Children aged 5-11 and their family members who still need a first or second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine can book appointments at […]

Message from Ontario Chief Medical Officer of Health on Vaccines

The following is a message from Dr. Kieran Moore, Chief Medical Officer of Health, for all parents and guardians of children aged five to 11 in Ontario: Re: Ontario Children Aged Five to 11 Now Eligible to Receive Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine I am pleased to be writing to you following Health Canada’s approval of the […]

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