News & Announcements

Friday, September 22, 2017 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, September 22, 2017 is a professional development day for Elementary and Secondary school staff. Students will not attend school school, but Extended Day Programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus for the day across all our schools will be School Improvement Planning in the morning and the completion of Mandatory […]

Allergy Update

This is just a friendly reminder that several students have anaphylactic and/or severe allergic reactions to nuts and/or nut products.  In order to keep these students safe at school, we ask for your co-operation in NOT sending any food products that contain or may contain nuts or nut products. If your child has a life-threatening […]

WRDSB closes gap to province on standardized tests

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) results in standardized tests for reading, writing and mathematics moved closer to the provincial average in results released by the Education, Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) today. WRDSB now exceeds the provincial average in Grade 9 (Applied) Mathematics and for first-time eligible students for the OSSLT. WRDSB improved results […]

Empire Apple Basket

Hello Empire PS, Once again it is time to fill the Empire Apple Basket.  We ask that you bring in about 5 bags of apples to the office on Monday mornings.   These apples provide important nutrition to our students who may not have enough lunch at nutrition breaks. The list will be posted at the front […]

School Council- First Meeting Sept 20, 7pm in the Empire Library- All Welcome

On behalf of the Empire PS School Council, Staff and Administration, we invite all parents and community members to attend our first School Council meeting of the 2017-2018 school year. The first meeting will be chaired by the principal, Krista Mohr until elections and positions can be determined. The agenda for our first meeting is […]

Empire PS School Council needs you!

Our first School Council meeting will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 20th in the Empire library at 7pm. All parent and community members are welcome! At this meeting, the council will elect a chair/co-chair, secretary and treasurer.  See the School Council booth at tonight’s Meet the Teacher event for more information.

CSLC 2017 billet families needed

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is proud to host the 33rd annual Canadian Student Leadership Conference (CSLC). From September 26-30, Sir John A MacDonald Secondary School (SJAM) is welcoming more than 1,000 student leaders, from all over Canada, to their school. Over the course of the week, CSLC participants will engage in activities and […]

Pizza Thursdays- School Fundraiser will be offered again this year!

Dear families, Our Thursday pizza lunches will once again be offered to students at Empire.  Please stay tuned for more information coming home about this in the coming days.  Thank you for your ongoing support!    

Meet the Teacher/Meet the Family Night- Wednesday, Sept 13, 6-7:30 pm

Bring your family and join us to kick off another great year at Empire P.S.! We invite parents, caregivers and students to our Meet the Teacher Night on Wednesday, September 13th. The doors will be open from 6-7:30 pm, and thanks to School Council, several food trucks will be on site starting at 5:00pm. Food […]

Welcome to the 2017-18 School Year

Dear Parents and Caregivers, It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to the 2017-18 school year. We have put together a variety of resources designed to help you become familiar with school programs, communicate with your child’s teachers and school, and actively engage in their learning. Participating in your child’s learning is a […]

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