Ventilation in WRDSB Schools

As announced on August 4, the Ministry of Education has asked school boards to provide their communities with a standardized ventilation report. This will enhance transparency for school communities, including students, parents and staff, and provide consistent communication across the province. In response to the Ministry of Education requirement, the Waterloo Region District School Board […]

Welcome Back: A message from our Director and Associate Director

Dear students, parents, caregivers, families and community members, Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year! Although we’re all excited to grow, learn and make new friends; we also have questions and even feel a little nervous. Our Associate Director Lila Read, and Director of Education jeewan chanicka came together to welcome us all back to another […]

Elementary: Students Daily Confirmation of Screening

As part of enhanced safety measures for the return to in-person learning for students across Ontario, the Ministry of Education has directed school boards to verify the daily screening of all students, staff and essential visitors, for the first two weeks of school (September 7 to 17). While we have always had the expectation that […]

Verification of COVID Screening for All Students

We have just received notification that ALL elementary students MUST show verification that a parent has completed the COVID Screening form on their behalf each morning from September 7th – 17th (the first 2 weeks of school).  Please see the WRDSB announcement that was just posted on the WRDSB website about this.  We would ask for your partnership […]

2021-2022 School Year Information

We’re excited to welcome all our students, from Kindergarten to Grade 12, back to school. Below, families will find important information they need to know for the beginning of the school year.  School Information for Parents, Caregivers and Families Our online information package is now updated for the 2021-2022 school year. Please take a few […]

Cafeteria Services and Nutrition for Learning

As we continue with a cautious start to the school year, Aramark cafeteria services at Secondary schools will not resume operations until October 18, 2021. After this date cafeteria services will resume in a limited capacity at some Secondary schools. Secondary students are encouraged to either bring their lunches or to take advantage of other […]

Welcome to the 2021-2022 School Year

Welcome to the 2021 – 2022 school year! We warmly welcome all of our new and returning Westvale Voyageurs.  This year is a unique one in many ways. We will have Voyageurs learning in-person and those who will be learning through a distance model. Our students not with us in-person will still be with us […]

Health and Safety Updates for September 2021

As we prepare to start school on September 7, here is some health and safety information for students learning in-person at school. In case you missed the updates we shared on August 13, you can find them here: August 13th Elementary Update August 13th Secondary Update Health and Safety Updates for In-Person Learning The Waterloo […]

Mobile Vaccine Clinics In Waterloo Region

The Waterloo Region Vaccine Task Force is hosting mobile vaccine clinics across Woolwich and Wellesley Townships between August 18 and 21, 2021 so all youth have the opportunity to be fully vaccinated before school starts. Mobile Vaccine Clinics Youth born in 2009 or earlier and their family members are welcome at these walk-in vaccine clinics […]

Elementary: Important Updates for September 2021

With just 25 days left until we return to learning together, we wanted to share some important updates about what learning in-person at school and remote learning at home will look like. Learning In-Person at School Masking for Kindergarten to Grade 12 Students Students in Kindergarten through Grade 12 in the Waterloo Region District School […]

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