WRDSB schools closed and distance learning to continue through May 4

As you likely know, based on advice from Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health and the experts at the COVID-19 Command Table, the Premier of Ontario and Minister of Education have announced that school closures and distance learning will continue for all Ontario elementary and secondary schools through May 4 to help […]

A Message for Our Franklin Students

Dear Students, You are greatly missed!! Please see the video message from your Principal. VID_20200331_131546

WRDSB Board Meetings Move Online

Public school trustees play a critical role in linking families with school boards. While our schools are closed and we are not holding our regular public Board Meetings, our trustees will continue to meet online. Our first online meeting is March 30, 2020, at 7:00 pm.  Trustees and members of our senior team will hold […]

Moving Forward

We all miss school (see the video created by three of our teachers). So what can we going to do about it? Find different ways to keep learning (stay tuned for some ideas that we are working on, check out https://schools.wrdsb.ca/athome and https://www.ontario.ca/page/learn-at-home, and feel free to come up with your own ideas). Stay active (and wash […]

Wacky Hair Day

Friday was supposed to be Wacky Hair Day. Hopefully we can celebrate that day when we all get together again. Until then, click on this message to be inspired.

Stay Strong

Dear Franklin families. On behalf of Franklin Staff, Mr. Hansen and myself – we miss you. We hope your are social distancing and washing your hands often. Please continue to check School-Day, the board web page and the Franklin web page. Stay safe. Stay healthy. Sincerely, Linda Cotnam (Principal)

Supporting our Community Beyond Learning

In the past few weeks, we have witnessed our community coming together as our region responds to the COVID-19 pandemic. Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) remains committed to ensuring that our students, staff, families and community members have access to the resources and supplies they need during this time. Staff are taking inventory of […]

New Content for Students Added to WRDSB@Home

We are proud to announce that content is now available for students on the WRDSB@Home portal. Please click through, select the subject you want to learn about, then select your child’s grade. You will find age-appropriate, high-quality learning materials and support for your family’s consideration to allow you to supplement the Ministry Learn at Home […]

Continuing the Learning: A Message to Families

Dear WRDSB Families,   As a school board, we believe that the success and well-being of each and every one of our students happens best when there is a nurturing, caring relationship between our educators, students and families. Whether your child is in kindergarten and learning to read, in grade 8 and looking forward to high […]

Announcing WRDSB@Home

As you know, the Premier of Ontario and Minister of Education recently announced the first phase of Learn at Home (Apprendre à la Maison), a new online portal that will provide resources for families, so students can continue their education while schools are closed due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation. WRDSB@Home In the Waterloo Region […]

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