News & Announcements

The countdown to PantherFest….

PantherFest is coming to Pioneer Park this June 14th from 5:30 – 7:30 pm Bring your family out for a gourmet hotdog or sausage dinner and some fun!  There will be tattoos, a bake sale, ‘cake walk’ and we will have the Scholastic Book Fair in the library so you can pick out some books […]

Pride flag to fly at all WRDSB locations during June

During the month of June, all Waterloo Region District School Board locations will fly the Pride flag alongside the Canadian flag. The month of June is Pride month. Many of our students, parents/caregivers and community members identify as members of the Rainbow (or LGBTQ+) community.

We’re joined by more than 200 #WRDSB staff and students at this year’s #GSAconference at @bingemans. It’s been an incredible honour to partner with @kwcounselling for 7 years for a day of learning, growth and acceptance. #OK2BME2017 #lgbtq #OK2BME #prideineducation

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Provincial funding to provide renewal, program improvements

Our vision to innovate tomorrow by educating today received a boost this month. As part of the 2017-18 Pupil Accommodation Grant – School Renewal Allocation, provided by the Ministry of Education, to address the cost of repairing and renovating schools and infrastructure, Waterloo Region District School Board will receive approximately $9.8 million.






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Hey Grade 6 Students……….Check this out!

Reminder: Doon School Council will be hosting our Annual Spring Fair Wednesday, May 24th, 5:30-7:30 pm. This event is a chance to enjoy games, a photo booth and music while seeing your new School. Doon’s band will be performing a few numbers. The Coding Club will be showing us what they can do. And Funworx is bringing the […]

Grade 3 and 6 EQAO assessments begin May 23, grade 9 assessments on June 5

Beginning Tuesday, May 23, grade 3 and 6 students will begin EQAO assessments of reading, writing and mathematics. Grade 9 students will complete their assessment of mathematics, beginning on Monday, June 5. Please check with your individual school for exact assessment dates.






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2017-18 School Year Calendar is now available

The 2017-18 School Year Calendar is now available. School will start on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Winter holidays run between December 25, 2017 and January 5, 2018, and March break runs from March 12 to March 16, 2018. The last day of classes will be Thursday, June 28, 2018. The 2017-18 School Year Calendar contains detailed […]

Groh Public School – Welcome to Kindergarten Night

For families with children NEW TO KINDERGARTEN going to Groh PS in Sept. 2017….please check the Groh PS website:https:/gro.wrdsb.ca    for important information concerning “New to Kindergarten Information Night” on May 25th from 6-7 pm, to be held at JW Gerth PS.  

EXTENDED: Safe, Caring & Inclusive School Surveys for parents/guardians

We are committed to providing safe, caring and inclusive learning environments for everyone to help our students learn and succeed. One way for us to find out how best to do this is to ask students in Grades 3-11, staff and parents/guardians how they feel about their school and interactions with teachers and other students. […]

Students play, teachers learn during May 5 PD Day

While students were away from the classroom on Friday, May 5, more than 1,000 secondary teachers hit local movie theatres—to learn. District 24-Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) members participated in a TED talk-inspired session, delivered by their colleagues and community members as part of a day of learning on a range of topics.






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Invitation from Doon PS to our Grade 6 students

Doon School Council will be hosting our Annual Spring Event Wednesday, May 24th, 5:30-7:30 pm.    This event is a chance to enjoy games, a photo booth, music and a meal with family and friends.  All grade six students from Pioneer Park are invited to attend and come get acquainted with Doon.  We look forward to seeing […]

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