News & Announcements

How to check your elementary-aged child’s class assignment

As the new school year approaches, we know a lot of excitement surrounds finding out which class your student has been assigned. Our commitment to keeping your children safe has led us to a new method of sharing this information for elementary students, leading up to the first day of school. To comply with privacy […]

Congratulations staff, students and families

Another academic year has come to a close. We know that this is an exciting and busy time for our staff, students and families. I would like to take a moment to reflect, express gratitude and celebrate the hard work and accomplishments of our school communities. Our strategic priorities and commitments are the foundation of […]

Teacher and Staff Appreciation Day- June 13, 2018

There will be a Teacher and Staff Appreciation breakfast next Wednesday, June 13th, hosted by Empire parents and council. THANK YOU NOTES!!! Has your child completed a thank you note yet? Please send thank you notes for the Teacher and Staff appreciation day to the office ASAP!!! WE NEED MORE KEURIG K-CUPS donations to keep […]

2018-19 School Year Calendar is now available

The 2018-19 School Year Calendar is now available.

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June 1 is a P.D. Day for Elementary schools

Friday, June 1, 2018 is a professional development day for Elementary school staff. Elementary students will not attend school, but Extended Day Programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus of the P.D. Day will be teacher directed assessments, evaluation and planning activities. Paraprofessional staff (EAs/CYWs) will be participating […]

Keeping our Kids Safe- Parking dos and don’ts

Dear families, Spring is here, and with this great weather, we are encouraging you to walk, bike or scoot to school and leave your vehicles at home.  This eases traffic congestion around the school, is better for our environment and also contributes to our overall well-being! Please see the attached brochure from the City of […]

Family Survey

Welcome to the 2017-18 Family Survey. Take the Survey We would like to hear from you! Parents and guardians are important partners as we work to provide safe, caring and inclusive places for students to learn and succeed. The survey will remain open until June 28, 2018 at 4pm. Your answers will remain anonymous and […]

Grade 6 Orientation Night at Centennial Public School- May 24

Grade 6 Orientation Night at Centennial Public School All future Grade 7 students and their parents are invited to Centennial’s Orientation Night on May 24, 2018 from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Come and find out more about their academic and extra-curricular programs and have a tour of the school.

Flying the Pride flag to celebrate diversity and inclusion

June is nationally recognized as pride month in Canada. Many institutions and organizations fly the Pride flag as a celebration of diversity. During the month of June, all Waterloo Region District School Board locations will fly the Pride flag alongside the Canadian flag. We believe that our schools are safe spaces for everyone that walks […]

Happy Support Staff Appreciation Day

At Waterloo Region District School Board we believe that all of our staff play an important role in supporting students’ confidence and success. May 9th marks Support Staff Appreciation Day. This is a day in which we celebrate the skills, commitment and dedication of our educational support staff in helping create bright futures for our students. […]

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