News & Announcements

Help us improve communication: focus group registration

At Waterloo Region District School Board we know that success for our students depends on effective communication between schools, students and their parents. To help us understand how we can continue to improve communication with you, we are running a series of focus groups to hear from parents across Waterloo region about your experience with […]

EA and CYW Appreciation Day

We are a public school district for everyone – no matter their background or ability. To help every child in our district achieve their potential, we rely on the support of parents and caregivers and, of course, the hard work of every member of staff. Today we recognize some of the staff who support some […]

Join us on January 25 for a Public Meeting Open House

Waterloo Region District School Board is developing a Long-Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) that will show how well used our schools are now and are expected to be over the next ten years. It also reveals how well kept our schools are in terms of school condition. Your feedback on the proposed solutions is important to us. We invite […]

Trustees form a committee to consider full-year schooling

On Monday evening, trustees voted in favour of establishing a committee to look into the option of full-year schooling. Full-year schooling means students would get the same number of days in school but with more frequent, shorter breaks in the year. The committee will review research, look at examples of boards currently running full-year programs […]

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 […]

School Day

Dear Families; School Day is up and running at the Q!  Those families who have already signed up for School Day can expect to receive notifications immediately. Are you not signed up for School Day yet?  Then here’s how to do it: Parent/Guardians must create an account, and link their child to their account. Multiple […]

Day 3: Queensmount’s “Operation Give so People can Live”

The giving spirit is alive at Queensmount Public School, where a group of 35 students from the Queensmount Leadership Team (QLT) are rapping their way into the holidays. Yes, rapping. “We have a really great group of QLT students, they truly amaze me,” said Taryn Dowsling, a Grade 8 and special education resource teacher. “We […]

Gr. 8 to 9 High School Information Night

Thank you to all parents who could find the time to attend. Here is the powerpoint that was presented on that evening. 2017 Gr-8-to-9-Transition-Presentation Important Dates: Nov. 28, 7:00 p.m.  IB Information Night at CHCI Nov. 29, 7:00 p.m. Fast Forward Info Night at KCI Dec. 6, 6:00 p.m.  Integrated Arts Info at ECI Dec. […]

Ontario Elementary Leadership Summit

Queensmount is happy to announce we will be sending a busload of students to this summit.  Successful students will go through an application process and a practical component before they are chosen to attend.  For more information on the summit please visit

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.

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