News & Announcements

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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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 […]

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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Friday, May 5, is a PD Day for all students

Friday, May 5, 2017, is a Professional Development Day for all elementary and secondary schools, which means students do not need to be in school. Below you will find a summary of how teachers and staff will spend their day. Teachers Elementary and secondary teachers will attend full-day professional development activities with their union groups. […]

What a Beautiful Day to Learn Outdoors at MK

Science, Reading, and Writing and Social Studies – all happening outdoors.  Will a solid dissolve in water? Does fresh air help your brain to develop creative ideas for writing?  How did Jacques Cartier venture in France in 1535 and what did he find? Reading is so much more enjoyable in the outdoors.  At what rate […]

Inquiring Minds Tonight at 6:30PM

Come and join us tonight in the MK Gym to see and hear about all of the exciting inquiries that our students and their parents have investigated.  Doors open at 6:30. 

Earth Day Activities on Monday morning in the Courtyard

              Mackenzie King students are busy at work bringing beauty to our courtyard.  Thank You Mme McFarland, Miss Willett and Mr. Gervais.

PD-DAY FULL OF LOTS OF MATH LEARNING FOR OUR TEACHERS

PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR THE FULL AGENDA http://schools.wrdsb.ca/mck/files/2017/04/PD-agenda.pdf

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