November 8 is National Indigenous Veterans Day

Today, November 8 is National Indigenous Veterans Day. This is an opportunity to recognize the military service and sacrifices made by First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Peoples. This day of acknowledgement was established in 1994. More than 12,000 Indigenous Peoples served in the First and Second World Wars, as well as the Korean War. This […]

November 7 is Inuit Day

Today, November 7, is International Inuit Day. International Inuit Day is an opportunity to celebrate, listen to, and learn from Inuit from across the North. It is a day to honour the rich contributions and vibrant ways of knowing and being of Inuit across the globe. In 2006, the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) declared that […]

November 6-12 is Treaties Recognition Week

November 6-12 is Treaties Recognition Week in Ontario. This week aims to: Raise awareness about treaty rights and responsibilities Build understanding between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples It was created in response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action in 2016. What Is A Treaty? Treaties are the legally binding agreements that set out […]

Results of the 2021-22 EQAO Assessments

The Waterloo Region District School Board’s (WRDSB) 2021-2022 assessment results for reading, writing and mathematics show that students are performing at similar levels to their peers across the province, and in some cases surpassing provincial averages, according to results released by the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO). Highlights WRDSB students performed at or above […]

Safe, Caring and Inclusive Schools Student Survey

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is committed to ensuring our schools are safe, caring and inclusive spaces for everyone. To make sure we are achieving this goal, we will be asking all students in Grades 4 to 12 to complete our Safe, Caring and Inclusive School Survey (SCIS) from November 14 to 25, […]

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