News & Announcements

Save the Date for the Empire End of Year Celebration

Save the Date for the: Empire End of Year Celebration Wednesday June 14, 2017 5 pm to 7:30 pm Empire Playground This evening is a fun and relaxing way to celebrate the end of the school year with Empire families. There will be five food trucks – Fo’ Cheezy, Schmuck Truck, Boston Pizza, BeaverTails and […]

Track & Field day 2 – postponed to Fri. May 26th

Due to inclement weather, today’s track & field meet at Empire PS will be postponed until Fri. May 26th.

Fundraiser Event in Uptown Waterloo

This is a fundraiser event for children living with and beyond cancer.  The event is being hosted by an Empire school family and will take place in Uptown Waterloo Square (75 King St. S.) Saturday May 27, 1-4pm.  Funds raised are going to the three pediatric oncology camps in Ontario.  Hope to see you there!

Youth Development Program for the 2017-2018 School Year

The Waterloo Region District School Board is pleased to confirm that Empire PS will be offering the Youth Development Program for Grade Three to Grade Six students during the 2017 -2018 school year.  Please be aware that a Community Provider operates this program. The assigned Community Provider will be contacting families directly regarding next steps […]

Extended Day Program for 2017-2018 School Year

  The Waterloo Region District School Board is pleased to confirm that Empire PS will be offering the Extended Day Program for Junior Kindergarten to Grade Two students during the 2017-2018 school year. ****Required Actions **** Families who have not registered through “OneList Waterloo Region”,  and wish to have childcare during the 2017-2018 school year, please […]

Grade 3 and 6 EQAO assessments begin May 23, grade 9 assessments on June 5

Beginning Tuesday, May 23, grade 3 and 6 students will begin EQAO assessments of reading, writing and mathematics. Grade 9 students will complete their assessment of mathematics, beginning on Monday, June 5. Please check with your individual school for exact assessment dates.






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Friday is Wacky Hair Day!

Friday May 19th is Wacky Hair Day at Empire! Get creative with your hair style and have some fun!

2017-18 School Year Calendar is now available

The 2017-18 School Year Calendar is now available. School will start on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Winter holidays run between December 25, 2017 and January 5, 2018, and March break runs from March 12 to March 16, 2018. The last day of classes will be Thursday, June 28, 2018. The 2017-18 School Year Calendar contains detailed […]

Help Save the Bees – P6 is selling Wild Flower seed packs!

P6 is offering wildflower seeds to help out the bee population for 50¢ each! The bee population is declining fast, but you can help the bees by planting wildflower seeds in your garden. Why would you want to help little pests that sting you? Without the bees, about half the foods you see in your […]

EXTENDED: Safe, Caring & Inclusive School Surveys for parents/guardians

We are committed to providing safe, caring and inclusive learning environments for everyone to help our students learn and succeed. One way for us to find out how best to do this is to ask students in Grades 3-11, staff and parents/guardians how they feel about their school and interactions with teachers and other students. […]

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