News & Announcements

#WeSingOCanada together

It’s time to show your Canadian pride, WRDSB fam. We are creating a brand new O Canada video – and we want you to be the star. You can be a part of a brand new national anthem video that will showcase the amazing talents of our students, teachers and parents. We want to give […]

Committed to student belonging on Halloween, and everyday.

Halloween is just around the corner and this day that can be filled with excitement for many children. Halloween is often recognized with costumes and school activities, however it is important that schools continue to create a sense of belonging for each and every student. We recognize that not all families celebrate Halloween. October 31 […]

Lions Update – Oct. 16, 2017

The Autumn season is upon us, and with that comes changing weather.   Please ensure your child comes to school prepared for both warm and cool days. Our Annual Fall Fun Fair is coming up on Friday October 27th.  This fabulously fun event will run from 5:30 to 7:30 with many different activities, games, raffles and […]

School bus driver availability

School bus operators are currently experiencing a school bus driver shortage. This shortage is being experienced across the province, and Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region (STSWR) has until this year been able to provide consistent service to all schools. For the region’s public and Catholic schools, 426 bus routes have been contracted to provide […]

World Teachers’ Day 2017

Waterloo region sparkles with talented innovators creating new ideas from quantum computers and Hyperloop transport to progressive thinking on gender issues and social justice. Whether it is high tech innovation or social innovation – changing our society and communities to become better places to live and work and raise a family – we know that […]

WRDSB wears orange on September 29

WRDSB recognizes Orange Shirt Day as a way to honour residential school survivors, those who did not survive, and their descendants. It’s just one of the ways we support, educate and reconcile our relationship with Indigenous people. What is Orange Shirt Day? Orange Shirt Day is observed September 30 and was first launched in 2013. […]

Lions Update – Sept. 21, 2017

Please remember our first PD Day of the year is tomorrow, Friday September 22nd, 2017.  Enjoy the long weekend students 🙂 We are kicking off our first School Council Fundraiser today! We are pleased to bring you Fresh From the Farm baskets of Ontario grown fruit & veggies. Orders are due by October 6th for […]

Friday, September 22, 2017 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, September 22, 2017 is a professional development day for Elementary and Secondary school staff. Students will not attend school school, but Extended Day Programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus for the day across all our schools will be School Improvement Planning in the morning and the completion of Mandatory […]

Lions Update – Sept. 14, 2017

We are still looking for a responsible adult to be our Kindie Lunch Supervisor.  There are two time slots that we are looking to fill; 10:55-11:15 and 1:25 to 1:45.  The rate of pay is $12.65/hour.  If you have the time and are interested in a part time position, please contact the main office.  519-578-3890 […]

Lions Update – Sept. 7, 2017

Welcome Back Smithson Lions! We are very excited for a fabulous new school year with all our Smithson friends, old and new. Planners went home with the start up packages on the first day of school.  They are $7.00 and payment should be made on School-Day. Pizza Days will begin Wednesday September 20th, and the […]

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