Category: Learning

safeTALK training now available for parents & guardians

As part of our system goal of supporting student achievement & well-being, we are pleased to offer safeTALK training for parents/guardians. What is safeTALK? safeTALK is a three-hour alertness workshop that prepares participants, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide alert helper. What are the goals and objectives of safeTALK? Recognize that […]

Safe, Caring & Inclusive School Surveys are Here!

Safe, Caring & Inclusive School surveys are important tools which help schools assess the current culture within a school. The survey for parents and guardians, captures perceptions from students, parents, and staff relating to issues such as character development, equity and inclusion, safe schools, and variables that contribute to a healthy school environment. Please take the […]

Addition of PA Day for 2015-16 School Year

As a result of recent labour agreements, an additional Professional Activity Day (PA Day) has been added to the 2015-2016 School Year Calendar for both elementary and secondary students. Trustees approved Friday, February 26, 2016 as the additional PA Day, at the January Board Meeting. School administrators are presently reviewing school activities planned for February […]

The Integrated Arts Program Info Night is Coming!

The Waterloo Region Integrated Arts Program (IAP) at Eastwood Collegiate Institute offers students a vibrant, exciting community of artistic and academic enrichment.  Students specialize in one or more areas of the visual or performing arts while still having the freedom to explore new challenges and areas of interest. The program promotes high academic standards and […]

Secondary School Information Nights are Coming!

We invite you to attend an information evening designed to answer your questions and inform you about our various programs to meet your child’s needs and interests. If you are unable to attend, feel free to call the school for more information. School Date Time Bluevale C.I. Wednesday, December 2 7:00pm Cameron Heights C.I. Wednesday, January 13 7:00pm Eastwood […]

IB Info Nights are Coming!

The International Baccalaureate Program offers students more flexibility in terms of pace, depth and breadth of study. Students earn credits through a curricular framework infused with internationalism and upon successful completion are granted the International Studies Honours Certificate or the International Baccalaureate Diploma (an internationally recognized curriculum program). An application package for this program is completed […]

Friday, November 13 is a PA Day

Friday, November 13 is a Professional Activity Day for teachers. There will be no school for students. Elementary The morning of the PA Day, teachers will spend time in a staff meeting, focusing on student achievement and well-being. The afternoon is reserved for parent-teacher interviews. Teachers will be meeting with parents of children for whom […]

French Immersion Registration Information Sessions

Registration for Grade 1 French Immersion will begin on Thursday, January 7, 2016 on the Waterloo Region District School Board website at www.wrdsb.ca/french.  Parents/guardians of children in senior kindergarten are invited to attend an information session to learn more about French programs in the WRDSB and the registration process for Grade 1 French Immersion.  Information […]

2015 Health & Physical Education Curriculum

On February 23, 2015 the Ministry of Education released its revised curriculum for Health and Physical Education, Grades 1-8. Parents/guardians are encouraged to review this document on the Ministry of Education website. The revised Health and Physical Education curriculum supports Ontario’s goal of achieving excellence, ensuring equity, promoting well-being and enhancing public confidence in the […]

Mark Summary for Elementary Students to be Mailed this Week

We are pleased to let you know that Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8 will begin to receive their mark summary documents starting July 29. The mark summary will be mailed to the address the school has on file. If you do not receive a mark summary at […]

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