PD Day – Friday, January 27, 2017 (Elementary)

This is a reminder of our scheduled Professional Development (PD) Day tomorrow – Friday, January 27, 2017. There will be no school for WRDSB elementary students only. Teachers Elementary teachers will participate in assessment, evaluation and lesson planning. Educational Assistants (EAs) / Child and Youth Workers (CYWs) EAs and CYWs will attend centrally-run training at […]

Supporting mental health initiatives with Bell Let’s Talk Day

Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day and we are encouraging our entire WRDSB community to participate with us. Back in 2011, Bell started a campaign leveraging the popularity of social media. Over the years, it has grown to be internationally recognized with more than $79 million being donated to Canadian mental health initiatives and organizations. Participating […]

LOST AND FOUND – Final Week to Claim your Items!

  The Lost and Found will be on display for just one more week (until Thursday January 26th).  Please stop by the front foyer opposite the Library Learning Commons entrance to claim what is missing from your son/daughter’s items.   On January 27th, all remaining items will be gathered up and donated to a local community […]

OTIP Teaching Awards nominations now open

Do you know a teacher who demonstrates and inspires excellence in their work? Now is the time to give them the recognition they deserve by nominating them for an OTIP teaching award. Each year the Ontario Teachers Insurance Plan (OTIP) and the Ontario Teachers’ Federation (OTF) jointly sponsor the OTIP Teaching Awards, to recognize teachers […]

REMINDER: safeTALK training sessions for WRDSB parents & guardians

As one of our operational goals to support student & staff wellness, we are pleased to offer safeTALK training for parents/guardians of the WRDSB on #BellLetsTalk Day. What is safeTALK? safeTALK is a three-hour alertness workshop that prepares participants, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide alert helper. What are the goals […]

School Bus Cancellation / School Closure Information

Cancelled Buses and / or School Closure Parents, during times of inclement weather  for up-to-date information on school bus delays, cancellations and school closures, please visit the WRDSB website, the Vista Hills school website or the Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region website . To contact Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region directly, phone 519 […]

Pizza Days continue at Vista Hills!

Don’t miss out on your opportunity to enjoy our next round of Pizza Day purchases!  The orders for the month of February are due on January 23rd . . . so don’t be late!   Pizza orders are done through School Day!  

School buses cancelled; all schools open

Due to the current weather conditions, all school buses, taxis and special education routes operated by the Waterloo Region District School Board are cancelled. ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS ARE OPEN. All Extended Day Childcare Programs are OPEN. The Education Centre is OPEN.

Optimism Assembly – Focusing on a Positive Outlook!

On Friday January 13th, we celebrated the kick-off to our focus on the attribute of”Optimism.”  The day started with our community gathering and opening exercises in the gymnasium.  Later in the day, students from Room 13 (Mme Capa), Room 15 (Mme Woodworth), and Room 32 (7B – Mme Giannopoulos) lead us through activities focused on […]

LOST AND FOUND – Two Weeks Left to Claim your Items!

  The Lost and Found will be on display for two more weeks (until Thursday January 26th).  Please stop by the front foyer opposite the Library Learning Commons entrance to claim what is missing from your son/daughter’s items.   All classes will be visiting the display over the next couple of weeks to check for missing […]

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