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 […]

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 […]

Terry Fox School Run

Dear Sheppard Families, We are excited to announce that our school will be proudly taking part in the 2022 Terry Fox School Run, scheduled to take place on Friday, September 23 at 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Families are welcome to join us for our run, either to come to help, participate by walking/running, or […]

Terry Fox and Healing of the 7 Generations Shirts

We are awaiting the implementation of the School Day payment system in order to begin our annual sale of this year’s Terry Fox T-shirt. As always, purchase of a shirt is optional, and we will ensure arrival by the day of our Terry Fox Run (Sept. 23). The cost is $20 for child sizes and […]

See you Tomorrow!

Looking forward to seeing you tomorrow!  Wednesday is your chance to meet your child’s teacher, see their classroom and mingle with other families! We have food trucks coming as well, so make sure to bring your money and your appetite! 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm Food Trucks 5:30-7:00 pm (sharp) visit your child(ren)’s classroom(s) Parent […]

Meet the Teacher Night/Fun Fair: Wed. September 14th

Hello Sheppard families, Welcome back to another school year! The Sheppard Staff and Sheppard Parent Council would like to invite you to a meet the teacher night and food truck supper. This is a wonderful chance to meet your child’s teacher, see their classroom and mingle with other families! We have food trucks coming as […]

Our Strategic Plan – Hear from Director chanicka

As we set out on the journey of creating our plan for the future of the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), we grounded our focus in our role of educating and preparing students to excel on their chosen path in learning and life. The Strategic Planning Process has been, by far, the most broad […]

Recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day

September 10 marks World Suicide Prevention Day. It serves as an important reminder that suicide and mental health challenges touch many in our schools and in our community. As part of our ongoing work to reduce the risk of suicide for those in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), we strive to make our […]

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

To mark Firefighters’ National Memorial Day on Sunday, September 11, flags at all Ontario government buildings, including Waterloo Region District School Board schools and offices, will be flown at half-mast this weekend. Firefighters’ National Memorial Day was instated by the Government of Canada in 2017 and is recognized annually on the second Sunday of September. […]

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Day & Awareness Month

September 9, 2022 marks Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Day First celebrated in 1999, FASD day is devoted to raising awareness of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) to improve the prevention of FASD, as well as diagnosis and support for individuals with FASD. Red Shoes Rock Red Shoes Rock is […]

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