Parent & Community Involvement in “STEAM”

Are you a parent of Vista Hills who is involved in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, Mathematics (STEAM)? Do you know someone in the community that is?   If so, we need your support!   At Vista Hills, we are working on plans to promote and inspire students to further engage in these […]

Tomorrow is Pink Tshirt Day at Vista Hills!!!

Vista Hills, along with all schools in the WRDSB, will be highlighting and emphasizing Anti-Bullying Awareness by “wearing pink” for the day.   Pink Shirt Day dates back to 2007, when two high school students from Nova Scotia witnessed a younger student being bullied and threatened for wearing pink. The next day hundreds of students showed up […]

Community Gathering – POSTPONED due to weather forecast / Rescheduled to Wednesday February 8th

Due to the weather forecast for tomorrow morning, we have decided to postpone our community gathering until Wednesday February 8th at 8:35 am.  We will gather in the school gymnasium when the entry bell rings.   Our assembly for the attribute of RESILIENCE will still occur tomorrow during Periods 8 and 9 (starting at 1:25) […]

Suspicious Person Alert – Edna Staebler PS

We received communication from our neighboring school, Edna Staebler PS, that they had a concerning incident reported by two of their students yesterday.  The specific information is detailed in the link below. Suspicious Person Edna Staebler January 2017   This serves as a good reminder for all families to discuss safety-related concerns with your child(ren), and […]

Optimism Summary and Resource for Parents

During the month of January, the focus at Vista Hills has been on Optimism – Having a positive outlook – Believing that what you hope for will happen.   We have had a great month of reflection, discussion, activity and sharing.  And our goal is to spread the word in the Vista Hills community, with the […]

Director responds to recent terror attack in Quebec

On Monday morning, Canadians woke to news of an attack on a mosque in Quebec City that left six people dead, and several others wounded. The Prime Minister called the attack an “act of terror against Canada and all Canadians.” This deplorable act will have an effect on the thousands of students, parents and staff we […]

Innovating tomorrow by educating today

In November, we asked our community to help us define in a single statement what the Waterloo Region District School Board is all about. Over the last year, a big team of dedicated and passionate people in Waterloo region worked together to set a new direction for our public schools with a new strategic plan. […]

Register Now for 2017 – 2018 . . . All Grades from JK – 8

We are accepting registrations at the school for the 2017 – 2018 school year.  We are a Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8 school, and offer French Immersion for Grades 1 to 7.   Please call the school office at 519-884-4411 if you have any further questions. Looking forward to our community of Hawks growing and […]

Kindergarten Registration is here!!!

Looking for children born in 2012 and 2013 who reside in the Vista Hills school catchment / boundary area!   Kindergarten registration is an opportunity for parents/guardians to complete and submit the appropriate registration documents as well as receive pertinent information about the Kindergarten program and upcoming opportunities to involve students and their families.   […]

Rescheduled meeting for Ministry’s well-being strategy

Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) invites parents/caregivers to participate in an opportunity to provide feedback directly to the Ministry of Education on a very important topic – student well-being. Student well-being is one of four connected goals in the province’s renewed vision for education – Achieving Excellence. Students with a sense of well-being thrive and […]

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