Week of May 21 – Reminders and Updates

Dear Franklin Families, I hope you are enjoying the lovely weather this long weekend. Here are your reminders and updates for this week. Reminders: 1. There is no school tomorrow, Monday May 22nd. 2. On Friday June 2nd, it is a PA Day and there is no school for students. 3. This week is Bike […]

Celebrating World Education Support Personnel Day

May 16 is World Education Support Personnel Day. Join us in celebrating the important role support staff hold within the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB). From the school office to the Director’s office, WRDSB support staff are vital members of our school communities and education teams, and key to student success. Every day, WRDSB […]

Update on Class Structures

Hello again Franklin Families. Please see School-Day for any updates on class structures for next year. Enjoy your day. Linda

Week of May 14th – Reminders and Updates

Hello Franklin families. We hope you enjoyed the beautiful weather. Here are your reminders and updates. Reminders: 1. The deadline for our last pizza order is coming up on Sunday May 21st. 2. Parents, teachers and students are invited to the Kitchener-Waterloo Special Olympics open house on May 26. Date: May 26th, 2023 Time: 6:30 […]

In Memory of Trustee Fred Meissner

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is deeply saddened by the passing of Trustee Fred Meissner. Trustee Meissner was an exemplary board member who sat on multiple committees. His passion and dedication to improving public education in the region was second to none. His priority was always students, their success and well-being, and his commitment […]

May is Asian Heritage Month

May is Asian Heritage Month in Canada. For nearly 250 years, people of Asian heritage have contributed to Canadian history, society, and identity. To celebrate Asian Heritage Month, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) invites students, staff and families to learn more about the diverse cultures and experiences of Asian Canadians and the Asian […]

May is Jewish Heritage Month

May is Jewish Heritage Month in Canada. The Jewish-Canadian community has existed for more than 250 years and the Jewish-identifying population in Canada is estimated at 400,000. There is prominent representation in Ontario, and in Waterloo Region there is a small yet well-represented local community. Jewish Heritage Month is an opportunity for us to recognize […]

Week of May 7th – Reminders and Updates

Good morning Franklin Families. Here are your reminders and updates for this week. Reminders: 1. Bike to School Week is May 29 – June 2, 2023. “Bike to School Week inspires students to try riding a bike to school for the first time, to learn new skills, or to just have fun, explore, and connect […]

Education for a Brighter Future: 2023 Education Week

This week is Education Week in Ontario. Recognized during the first week of May each year, Education Week provides an opportunity to celebrate student achievement and teaching excellence in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) and all school boards across the province. The theme of Education Week 2023 is Education for a Brighter Future. […]

WRDSB participates in Mental Health Week, May 1-7, 2023

Since 1951, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) has hosted Mental Health Week during the first week in May, making 2023 the 72nd year. Mental Health Week is a Canadian tradition, with communities, schools and workplaces rallying to celebrate, protect and promote mental health. This week, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) will celebrate […]

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