Sun Safety

It may have taken longer than expected, but spring has finally arrived in Waterloo region. We know that many parents and students are excited to get outdoors and enjoy the gorgeous weather. But before we head outside, our friends at the Region of Waterloo want to remind us of some important sun safety tips to […]

Children’s Mental Health Week

May 7 – 13th marks Children’s Mental Health Week across Ontario. This is an important week where we are able to bring awareness to the prevalence of mental health issues and the need to support our kids’ mental health. Wear It Wednesday To show support and raise awareness of children’s mental health, the Canadian Mental Health […]

Small Change for Big Change Success!

On May 1st to 3rd, Riverside students spared their “small change for big change” to raise money for new gym equipment.  Our amazing Riverside students surpassed the $700 goal by raising $1302.16!!  As a reward, the students will be participating in a ‘dance party’ with glow sticks and a freezie.  As a bonus, students will […]

FUN FAIR Basket Raffle Donations Due May 7th

The Fun Fair is coming on Thursday, May 31!! Don’t forget to send in your basket raffle donations by Monday, May 7!  Small cash donations are always welcome as they enable larger items to be purchased for the baskets.  Silent auction donations can be submitted by Monday as well! Here are the class basket raffle themes: K1 Mrs. […]

Kindergarten Information Nights!

This year we have separated our information night into two events! Wednesday, May 23rd from 6:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. – Evening Information Night for PARENTS ONLY – come learn about the Kindergarten program, community supports and what to expect in September. Friday, May 25th from 3:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. – OPEN HOUSE for […]

Get Your Popcorn! – Fridays in May

Students will have an opportunity to purchase “From Farm to Table” Popcorn during the month of May!  Popcorn can be purchased for the price of $1.50 per bag on the dates of Friday, May 11th, Friday, May 18th, Friday, May 25th and Thursday, May 31st.  Flavours available are sweet and salty (kettlecorn), dill pickle, salt and butter, and […]

Spare Some Change for Change at Riverside!

On May 1st, 2nd and 3rd, Riverside students are encouraged to contribute to “Spare Some Change for Change.”  All money donated will be put towards new gym equipment.  The students will have the opportunity to win a dance party with $500 collected.  All students will receive a glow stick if $600 is collected and $700 collected […]

Join the Parent Involvement Committee

The Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is now accepting applications until June 1st. PIC invites parents/guardians of students currently enrolled in one of the WRDSB schools OR community members who do not have children currently enrolled in a WRDSB school to apply for positions on the committee. The goal of PIC is to have members who are committed […]

WRDSB flags at half-mast this weekend for National Day of Mourning

The National Day of Mourning takes place annually on April 28. This weekend schools throughout Waterloo Region District School Board, as well as at the Education Centre, will be flying flags at half-mast in dedication to the memory of thousands of workers who have been killed, injured or have suffered illness as a result of work-related […]

May 4 is a P.D. Day

Please note that there is no school on Friday, May 4, 2018 for students so that our staff are able to participate in important learning and training opportunities. All Extended Day Programs will operate from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.  The professional development for elementary teachers is being planned by the elementary Teachers’ Federation of […]

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