News & Announcements

After School Extended Day Program Cancelled – December 22, 2017

The after school portion of the extended day program at Mackenzie King Public School has been cancelled for this afternoon only. All students must be picked up from the school at 3:15 pm.  Due to a situation that arose earlier today, Kitchener Utilities requires the school to be vacated to complete repair work. Thank you […]

Update on an incident that affected our school today – December 22, 2017

Dear Parents, I am writing to update you on an issue that occured this morning, which caused some inconvenience for our school community. Before school started a snow plow hit a gas line in our vicinity. Due to safety concerns students were not admitted into the school at the usual bell time, but were brought […]

Our guide for the winter season

Winter is coming and we want to ensure that we are ready for what Mother Nature has in store for us this season. During bad weather conditions, we may need to cancel buses or close schools for the safety of our students and staff. Here’s what you need to know: Learn more about our Severe Weather procedures.

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week – November 19-25

We are committed to providing a safe, caring and inclusive learning environment for all students – each and every one. Ontario’s Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week runs from November 19 to 25, 2017. This week is an opportunity for us all to reinforce clear and positive messages that bullying is not acceptable in our schools […]

Grade 1 French Immersion

Thinking about French Immersion for your child? Join us at one of our information sessions to learn more about our French programs and registration process. Information sessions will be held at the WRDSB Education Centre (Map) on the following days: November 27, 7 p.m. December 1, noon December 4, noon December 4, 7 p.m. Please […]

High School Info Nights: Grade 8 Transition

Over the next couple of months, High Schools across the board will be hosting Grade 8 Nights for parents and students. These information sessions will focus on Grade 8 students’ transition to High School, including the course selection process, in-school student supports, extracurricular activities and more. Please be sure to check-out the information session for any […]

OHIP+ Children and Youth Pharmacare

We want to remind students, parents and caregivers that starting on January 1, 2018, Ontario will provide free prescription drug coverage for all children and youth aged 24 and under. Children and youth will have access to over 4,400 medications and other drug products at no cost. Enrolment in OHIP+ is automatic – you will […]

Friday, November 17, 2017 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, November 17, 2017 is a professional development day for Elementary and Secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, but Extended Day Programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus for the PD Day will be School Improvement Planning in the morning. Teachers will participate in a whole-school activity […]

REMINDER ABOUT FUNDRAISING DATES – TIME SENSITIVE

Dear Parents Thank you for your support with our QSP Magazine and Gift Fundraiser along with our popular Fundscrip Gift Card Fundraiser.  This is a great opportunity to tick a few people off of your shopping list.  All fundraising dollars will support enrichment initiatives for Mackenzie King students. The ordering deadline is Monday, November 13th.  […]

Public Health wants to hear from you on Supervised Injection Services

Region of Waterloo Public Health and community partners have started having conversations about supervised injection services. They are asking those who live, work and go to school in Waterloo region for their opinion on these services. You can have your say on Supervised Injection Services through the region’s online survey. To participate in the survey […]

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