Computer apps you can use at home

April 22, 2014

Please see attached


Apps for Home

May 30 PD Day Agenda

Please read the attached.May 30 PD Day Agenda

Safe, Caring & Inclusive Schools – Climate Surveys

April 17, 2014

Check out the following link to learn more about the Climate Surveys starting May 1st. and running until May 31st.

Climate Surveys

Westvale’s 12th Annual Used Book Sale Thursday, April 24th

April 9, 2014

        Westvale’s 12th Annual Used Book Sale Thursday, April 24th 9:00 am to 5:30 pm in the gym.

Don’t miss out on your chance to unload your bookshelves and restock with some new treasures. Send in any used books – baby, children and adult books – that are in good condition.

So far we have collected over 600 books! We are hoping to collect 2000 books. We will be selling all adult books and chapter books books for $1 and all young children’s books (chapter books excluded) for .50 cents.  Please drop off your books by April 21st to allow time for organizing.

Thank you!


Phase two of Grade 1 French Immersion Registration-Now Open

February 22, 2014

If you missed registering your child during Phase 1, you now have a second opportunity to still register your child.  Phase two of Grade 1 French Immersion is now open. If you wish to register your child for Grade 1 French Immersion for the 2014-15 school year then follow this link:

FI Grade 1

Reminder-Rise To Success – Supporting Your Child In School-This Saturday

February 13, 2014

The WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee is pleased to hold its second full-day event for families of WRDSB students: RISE TO SUCCESS-Supporting Your Child in School on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Bluevale C.I. The day’s sessions includes a keynote address by Micheal Reist, author of What Every Parent Should Know About School, and workshops on topics of interest and concern to parents of students of all ages.

Workshop details and on-line REGISTRATION are available on the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee website at Attendees may register for the full-day or individual sessions. Childcare will be available.

Questions regarding this event should be forwarded to the event organizing committee at

Upcoming Dates to Remember

February 8, 2014

This is just a reminder of upcoming dates that the students will not be attending school on, in case you are planning a family event.

February 17th    Family Day   No school for Students

March 7th            PD Day         No school for Students

March Break 10th-14th           No school for Students

Before & After School Program Registration Begins

February 7, 2014

On-line Registrations begins February 10th/14 to April 30th/14.


The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) offers two fee-based Before and After School Programs in our schools for our students: Extended Day for children in Grades JK- Grade 2 and Youth Development programs for children in Grades 3-6.

School-based child care programs offer you access to high quality programs in one convenient location, with no waiting lists.

Programs are offered from 7am to 6pm, Monday to Friday, PD Days, March Break and the non-statutory week at Christmas.

All programs offer:

  • flexible registration
  • nutritional snacks
  • age-appropriate programming and resources

These programs are offered in schools with Full Day Kindergarten  and are subsidy eligible through the Region of Waterloo.

Please select from the following two registration options:

Register for the current school year (September 2013- June 2014)

Register for next school year (September 2014 – June 2015)

Kindergarten Off-site Evening Registration

January 27, 2014

We are excited to register your child for Kindergarten!

You can register your Junior Kindergarten (JK) or new-to-school Senior Kindergarten (SK) students from Monday, February 10 until Friday, February 14, 2014, during regular school office hours.

 If you have a child born in 2010, he/she is eligible to start JK in September 2014. Students born in 2009 are eligible to start SK in September 2014.

 If you know of anyone in our school community who has a child eligible for Kindergarten, please refer them to the school website for more information.

Please call our school office to make a registration appointment after 10:00 am. 519-746-6724. In addition, four central Kindergarten registration opportunities will take place for families unable to register their child during office hours. These registration events will take place as follow:


Saturday, February 8th, 9:00 am – Noon

- WRDSB Education Centre, Cambridge Room

51 Ardelt Avenue, Kitchener ON N2C 2R5

 Tuesday, February 11th, 5:00 pm til 8:00 pm

- Bluevale Collegiate Institute

80 Bluevale Avenue N., Waterloo ON N2J 3R5

 Wednesday, February 12th, 5:00 pm til 8:00 pm

- Forest Heights Collegiate Institute

255 Fischer-Hallman Road, Kitchener ON N2M 4X8

 Thursday, February 13th, 5:00 pm til 8:00 pm

- Galt Collegiate Institute

200 Water Street N., Cambridge ON N2R 6V2

2014-15 Junior Kindergarten and Senior Kindergarten Registration

January 14, 2014

Junior Kindergarten Eligibility – Any child who was born in 2010 and lives in the catchment area of the school is eligible to attend the program.

Senior Kindergarten Eligibility – Any child who was born in 2009 and lives in the catchment area of the school is eligible to attend the program.

Junior Kindergarten students who will be in Senior kindergarten for 2014-15 and are already enrolled at Westvale do not need to register for 2014-15.

Use the School Finder to determine which school your child is eligible to attend. 

School Based Registration:

School-based registration for Junior and new-to-school Senior Kindergarten students will occur from Monday, February 10 to Friday, February 14, 2014 between the hours of 10:20 am to 3:30 pm.  Please call for an appointment at 519-746-6724.  Appointments take appoximately 15 minutes.  Please bring the required documentation with you at this time as listed below. 

In addition, four central Kindergarten registration opportunities will take place for families unable to register their child during school office hours. These registration events will take place as follows:




Saturday, February 8, 2014 Education Centre, Cambridge Room 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 Bluevale CI 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 Forest Heights CI 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Thursday, February 13, 2014 Galt CI 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Registration Forms:

Parents, please access the following link to download, print and complete the “Student Registration Form” and “Student Immunization Information Form – Form E” prior to the appointment.

A list of documents parents should bring to the registration appointment is also available on the website. This documentation includes: Proof of Age; Proof of Address; Immunization Record and Canadian Citizenship or Immigration Status (for students born outside of Canada).