PD Day, Friday, December 20th

As you may be aware, the Waterloo Region District School Board’s school year calendar has designated December 20, 2013, as a Professional Development Day. Students will not be at school on this day. For those families who have children attending the Before And After School Programs, those programs will be operating as usual from 7:00 […]

Morning Entry

Now that construction is complete and we have a fence blocking the parking lot, in the morning, all students will go around the school along the paved walkway beside the parking lot.  Students should no longer be entering through the front doors in the morning.  Thank you for your cooperation. 

Lost and Found

 We have a number of items in our Lost and Found that are now displayed on tables outside the office.  If you are missing anything that your child brought to school, please have them take a look through all the items outside the office.

Empire Spirit Wear

Empire Spirit Wear is available to buy at anytime through the school.  There are sample shirts, shorts, pants and sizes available at the school and a table will be set up for sales at the December 10 Open House.  The last day to order spirit wear will be Thursday, December 19.  Show your Eagle spirit […]

Foster Families Needed

There is an ongoing need for more foster families within the region. For more information please contact Teresa Trofymowych, Foster and Adoption Worker, Family and Children’s Services  at 519 576-01329 ext. 3111. foster parent advertisement

Come Celebrate our New Addition

See the attached flyer for more information regarding our Open House. Hope to see everyone there!! Empire Open House Flyer

Empire Sings “Oh Canada” at Laurier Hockey Game

  A large and enthusiastic group of Empire students sang a spirited rendition of “Oh Canada” at the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks Men’s Hockey Game on Friday evening.  It was a wonderful opportunity for our students and we thank Ms. Pettifer and Ms. Kirkham for organizing this event.  Thank you to all students, parents and […]

Fifth Disease

We have a reported case of fifth disease at Empire.  This viral infection is common in children but can affect people of all ages.  Fifth disease is not dangerous and most people recover without any issues.  It can be serious for a pregnant woman or for people with certain blood disorders.  If you are interested, the Public […]

French Immersion Information Night

An information meeting will be held at Empire Public School on Thursday, November 14 from 6:30 – 7:30 PM to describe the French Immersion program and to answer your questions. As well, important information will be shared about the electronic registration process for families who wish to choose the Immersion program. The information night is […]

Bell Times Consultation

The Waterloo Region District School Board is undertaking a system fiscal review to identify opportunities to reduce costs, implement operational efficiencies and optimize the allocation of resources to address the board’s budget pressures and support the Board’s long-term strategic plan. In order to avoid a budget deficit in 2014-2015 and return the board to a […]

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