Schools reopen December 5

All WRDSB elementary and secondary schools will reopen for students on December 5 following the one-day OSSTF strike. Before and after school programs will reopen and student transportation will operate as normal. We want to thank everyone for their patience during this time.

French Program Information Sessions

The Waterloo Region District School Board offers two French programs, both beginning in Grade 1. Both the Core French program and the French Immersion program are designed to meet the needs of your child while introducing them to the benefits of learning a second language. More information about our French programs can be found at […]

All schools will be closed on December 4, 2019

On Wednesday, December 4, ALL SCHOOLS, both elementary and secondary, will be closed to students.  This includes ALL before and after school childcare programs, extended day childcare programs, Early ON Centres and third-party operated childcare centres.   Bus Transportation will not be in operation and ALL extracurricular activities and evening rental permits are cancelled. This is […]

All schools to close on December 4 in the event of one-day OSSTF strike

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, their members will engage in a full withdrawal of services (strike action) in public schools where OSSTF is represented across the province unless an agreement is reached at the central bargaining table. In the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), […]

Get Charged Up with Chicopee Spirit Wear

We are pleased to offer Chicopee Charger Spirit Wear to students and families. Gr. 6-8 students are encouraged to purchase a t-shirt and shorts to be worn for gym classes. Students who play on competitive school teams are also encouraged to purchase a t-shirt and shorts when playing for the school team. Items are available […]

OSSTF Announces Full Withdrawal of Services on Wednesday, December 4

Full Withdrawal of Services Announced for Wednesday, December 4 by Waterloo secondary teachers, occasional teachers, Custodial and Maintenance staff, Educational Support Staff, Professional Student Services Personnel and Supervision Monitors and Cafeteria Assistants: The Ontario Secondary School Teachers Association (OSSTF) has announced that next Wednesday, December 4, all of its members across the province of Ontario […]

Update on ETFO work-to-rule

Start of job action by Waterloo elementary teachers, occasional teachers and Designated Early Childhood Educators: The Elementary Teachers ‘ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) will begin labour action in public schools across Ontario on Tuesday, November 26, 2019. We know that as parents and caregivers, it is important for you to know how this situation may […]

Hiring Supervision Monitors

We are looking to hire a caring adult who would join our team as a supervision monitor effective immediately. The role of the supervision monitor is to ensure and support student safety. Work times could be 20 minutes prior to school starting each morning, during break times during outdoor play, eating times and also at […]

Outdoor Learning Area Project at Chicopee

School Council is excited to announce that we will be working on enhancing the back of our schoolyard with an Outdoor Learning Project. Our mission is: To create an outdoor space for learning, play & innovation where students will connect with each other and nature. We have been working with our students to seek their input […]

High school information nights for Grade 8 students and families

Over the next couple of months, our high schools will be hosting Grade 8 Information Nights for students and their families. These information sessions will focus on Grade 8 students’ transition to high school, including the course selection process, in-school student supports, extracurricular activities and more. Please be sure to check out the information session […]

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