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Parent Involvement Committee is looking for new members!

The Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) invites parents/guardians of students currently enrolled in a WRDSB school and community members to apply for positions on the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee. The mandate for the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee is to: Provide information and advice on parent engagement to the Waterloo Region District School Board; Communicate with and support […]

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It’s Facebook Official

We are excited to announce that we have joined Facebook, the most popular social media network!

Please take a few moments to visit our page, look around and LIKE us: facebook.com/wrdsb/

 

Come join us on Facebook! Come join us on Facebook!

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Congratulations and Farewell!

In the months of April and May, staffing for the following school year begins in earnest.  This year we have two Empire staff members who will be moving on from Empire P.S. to new opportunities at other schools within the WRDSB. Congratulations to Mme. Catton, who will be moving to the new school, Vista Hills […]

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Wednesday, May 18th is Kindergarten Information Night!

New to Full Day Kindergarten (FDK)?  Come check out the Full-Day Kindergarten program on Wed. May 18th between 6:15 – 7:30 p.m.  It is a drop-in format, so come anytime and visit a classroom to see and experience a little bit of what the play-based FDK program is all about.  See the attached flyer for […]

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safeTALK training now available for parents & guardians

As part of our system goal of supporting student achievement & well-being, we are pleased to offer safeTALK training for parents/guardians. What is safeTALK? safeTALK is a three-hour alertness workshop that prepares participants, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide alert helper. What are the goals and objectives of safeTALK? Recognize that […]

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Categories: Broadcast-Elementary · Broadcast-Secondary · Learning · Schools

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Officer Ben Talks about Internet Safety

Constable Ben Mikols from Waterloo Regional Police spoke with our grade five and six students today.  He talked about internet safety.  Officer Ben asked our students to ensure that their online interactions are always positive.  Officer Ben urged our students to remember that once you post something online, you can’t control who that information is shared with – and […]

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Fort McMurray Fundraiser from the WE Club

Hello families! We are the WE Club, and we want to talk about the forest fires in Fort McMurray. If you haven’t heard, in Fort McMurray, Alberta there have been multiple forest fires in the area. Unfortunately the fire spread creating a bigger problem. The whole town had to evacuate due to the disaster. WE […]

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Boxes to City in P2 Math!

Hello Empire community! We are the amazingly creative engineering people of P2. In math, we’ve been exploring 3D objects – their names, faces, edges and vertices.  We can measure a 3D object’s height, width and depth. During the first week of April, we brought recycled boxes and clean, re-usable items to school to utilize and […]

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Say Cheese! Spring Photos are on Monday, May 9th!

Spring photo day is on Monday, May 9th!  Bring your biggest and brightest smile!  Class pictures will also be taken at this time. The LifeTouch forms went home several days ago, and need to be returned on Monday!

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Supervision on the Playground

Our school insurance provider has advised us that our blue climbing structure is not designed for 3, 4 and 5 year olds and Kindergarten aged students are not allowed to play on it. As a result, staff members are obligated to keep students from this age group from playing on this structure.  When Empire staff […]

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