News & Announcements

Situation at Cameron Heights

Given the Hold and Secure situation at Cameron Heights today, we temporarily kept everyone inside the school to ensure everyone’s safety until we had gotten more information from Waterloo Regional Police.  When police let us know that there was no need for concern or any additional measures to be taken at King Edward, we returned […]

Student Accident Insurance Information

Every September, Ontario school boards remind families about the option of acquiring student accident insurance. Student accident insurance can help cover unforeseen expenses due to injury that are not covered by provincial health care or employer group plans. Waterloo Region District School Board recommends “insuremykids®” Protection Plan. For more details on this option you can view […]

PD Day for all teaching and paraprofessional staff on September 21

Friday, September 21, 2018 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, and all Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) operated before and after school programs will be closed. The focus for the day across all our schools will be School Improvement Planning in the morning and the […]

School Transportation Survey

Parents/ Guardians, In an effort to continually look at providing the best service possible and ensure student safety, Student Transportation is asking parents to take a couple of minutes to fill out the following survey in order to gather information about King Edward: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/wsbkingedward  

WRDSB flags at half-mast this weekend for Firefighters’ National Memorial Day

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) Education Centre and school buildings will be joining other Ontario government establishments in flying the Canadian flag at half-mast this weekend to mark Firefighters’ National Memorial Day. Firefighters’ National Memorial Day was instated by the federal government last year and is celebrated annually on the second Sunday of […]

International Languages course registration opens tomorrow

Waterloo Region District School Board’s International Language Programs are offered every Saturday from September 15, 2018 to June 15, 2019. The programs run at a variety of locations throughout the region, and each class lasts either 3.25 hours for high school credit courses or 2.5 hours for elementary courses. All levels of language ability are welcome. […]

Welcome to the new school year

I want to welcome students, families and staff with sincere enthusiasm and express my excitement for all the developments and successes that the upcoming school year will bring.  

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Welcome to the 2018-19 School Year

Students and Parents, We look forward to working with you to achieve a successful year of learning for your child. We would like to welcome the following new staff members to King Edward: Catharine Marchand – Vice-Principal                                                              Samantha Abbott – Kindergarten Teacher                                                              Marc Alcock – Grade 4/5 Teacher                                                                          Megan Chadwick – Congregated Special Education Teacher                                […]

Questions about the Health and Physical Education curriculum changes

We recognize that there may be a number of questions about the changes relating to the re-issued 2010 Health and Physical Education Curriculum. We are providing Frequently Asked Questions as a way to inform our staff, families and community members about the changes. We will continue to update this section as information becomes available.

Information about an automated message

At approximately 3:00 p.m. this afternoon, the Waterloo Region District School Board became aware that a list of subscribers to the School Messenger information system received a pre-recorded voice, email or text message inviting them to a school meeting. The message, which reached parents across our community, was distributed as a result of an internal […]

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