Erb West Program Calendar for October 2022

Erb West Programming Calendar

COVID-19 Update for the 2022/23 School Year

With the return to school well underway, we want to provide an update to families and caregivers on our current COVID-19 measures. Please know that the health and safety of our students and staff remain our top priority. We continue to follow the guidance of the Ministry of Education and public health, to balance the […]

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day – Friday, September 30

On Friday, September 30, Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) will acknowledge the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day.  All WRDSB schools and offices will remain open for students and staff.  What is National Day for Truth and Reconciliation? On June 2021, the Government of Canada created the National Day for […]

Saying Thanks on IT Professionals Day

Today is IT Professionals Day – it’s an opportunity to recognize the critical role information technology staff play in supporting staff and students all across the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB). First celebrated in 2015, IT Professionals Day was created to show appreciation for these dedicated professionals who keep every part of their organization […]

Our photo day is October 4th!

Hello Cardinals, Our photo day is October 4th! No money will be collected on photo day, you will be able to view your portrait proof prior to making a purchase. Here is the website for the company we are using (new this year!): Hope this helps, Scott Dowling

Free online math tutoring for Grades 4-12

Free online math tutoring for Grades 4-12 TVO Mathify has expanded to support Grade 12 students. Now all Ontario students in Grades 4 through 12 can benefit from personalized math coaches—and it’s all completely free! Visit to login or create an account. Starting Monday, September 19th at 9 am ET, tutors will be available online seven days […]

Terry Fox Run on Friday, September 23rd

Hi Keatsway Families! Our students and staff are participating in the Terry Fox Run on Friday, September 23rd this year. Wear RED and bring a toonie for Terry. Families can also donate directly online at this webpage: Go Cardinals!  Our goal is $1500 – let’s go above and beyond!

Anticipated Transportation Service Interruptions

We want to share an important update about school buses. Due to a driver shortage and the impact on service this will have, some routes will be cancelled using the same approach as the last school year. More than 90% of scheduled trips are operating normally. However, some routes are experiencing more frequent and prolonged […]

Meet the Staff Evening Tonight!

Hello Cardinal Families, Meet the Staff Night is tonight from 5:30pm to 7:00pm. Here is some important information for you: Participate in the Family Scavenger Hunt!  Enter your completed sheet for a drawprize on Thursday! Meet the School Council near the front doors Sign up to volunteer or learn about Strong Start at the Library […]

Important Fall Dates

Hello Cardinal Families! Here are some important fall dates for your family calendars: September 14th: Meet the Staff 5:30pm to 7:00pm September 19th: School Council 6:30pm to 8:00pm September 23rd: Terry Fox Run Day September 26-30 Safety Week (Fire Drills, School Lockdown drill, Tornado drill) September 29th: Grade 6 Camp Day September 30th: National Day […]

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