News & Announcements

It’s time to register for Kindergarten

Online registration is now open for Fall 2018. For most children and parents, the transition into kindergarten can be an exciting milestone. At Waterloo Region District School Board, we want to ensure parents that their children will receive the best education in the region, throughout their Kindergarten to Grade 12 journey. When students begin school […]

French Immersion registration begins January 10, 2018

Families of children entering Grade 1 in the fall of 2018 can register for French Immersion beginning January 10. Visit our French Immersion website to learn more or register your child.

School Council Meeting – Wednesday January 10th – 7 pm in the Library

All parents and guardians are invited to attend the school council’s monthly meetings. We encourage all long-time, and brand new Empire families to attend these useful meetings. The meetings are typically 1-2 hours. In this week’s meeting, we will start planning the year end picnic and discussing some potential changes to the lunch program. Come […]

Warm up at Empire Fit Fest January 25th

FIT FEST PROMO FLYER 2018 (1)   Thank you to our School Council committee for planning the upcoming Family Fit Fest at Empire PS.  See the brochure for more details.  We hope to see all our Eagle Families on January 25th!    

Talking to your child about opioids

Dear Parents and Caregivers, Once again, we are sending families important information about opioid-related drug overdoses and urging you to speak with your children about staying safe. On December 2, 2017, Waterloo Regional Police Services reported that 65 people in our region died as a result of a suspected overdose. This is a 71 per […]

Parents of Bus Students- Sign up for the subscription service to receive cancellation/delay info from STWR

If your students ride the bus, get up to date information on any delays or cancellations via email or text.  Access the link to subscribe to Student Transportation of Waterloo Region’s subscription service:  https://bpweb.stswr.ca/Subscriptions/Subscribe.aspx The subscription service allows users to receive delays and cancellations to their email address or via SMS text. The subscription service allows […]

Save the Date- Fit Fest for Families- January 25, 2018 from 6-8 pm

Please see the attached flyer for detailed information on Fit Fest at Empire Public School.  Thank you to School Council for organizing this fantastic event! FIT FEST PROMO FLYER 2018 (1)

Our guide for the winter season

Winter is coming and we want to ensure that we are ready for what Mother Nature has in store for us this season. During bad weather conditions, we may need to cancel buses or close schools for the safety of our students and staff. Here’s what you need to know: Learn more about our Severe Weather procedures.

Volunteers Needed: Strong Start Letters, Sounds and Words Program

We are fortunate to have support from our community to offer a unique program called Letters, Sounds and Words. Volunteers from our community help children aged five to seven learn the names of letters, the sound each letter represents and a list of commonly used words in print. This program co-ordinates well with our school […]

Boston Pizza Erbsville & Empire PS Fundraiser- School Council Initiative

Please see the attached flyer, which is coming home with your students this week.  Thank you to School Council for planning this fundraiser and excellent community event! Empire FundraiserBP

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