News & Announcements

Change in Before and After School Provider at Sandowne (September 2019)

Dear Sandowne Parents/Guardians, The purpose of this letter is to inform you of changes to the Before and After School Program for Grade Three to Grade Six students. Effective September 1, 2019, the program at your child’s school will be offered by Owl Child Care. Depending on the number of students that register, Owl Child […]

It’s time to register for Kindergarten

Online registration is now open for Fall 2019 Starting kindergarten is an exciting time for children and families. For many, it’s the first school experience in their learning journey. At Waterloo Region District School Board, we want to assure families that their children will receive the best education for their child’s needs from kindergarten to […]

Smart Waterloo Region Youth Forum

An exciting youth-focused event is coming up, and Smart Waterloo Region needs your help to make it a success. On January 12th the Smart Waterloo Region team will host a Youth Forum at RIM Park. Co-created with the Smart Cities Innovation Council: Youth Unite Here (SCIC YUH) – a group of local youth representatives, the forum will be […]

French Immersion registration begins January 7, 2019

Families of children entering Grade 1 in the fall of 2019 can register for French Immersion beginning January 7. Visit our French Immersion website to learn more about our program or to register your child.  

Holiday greetings from the WRDSB

As we look back at the incredible year we have shared, I would like to express my sincere gratitude for the remarkable contributions of every staff member, the accomplishments of our 64,000 students, their families and our community of Waterloo region. I hope that 2019 will be a year filled with energy and enthusiasm as […]

Thank you Sandowne Community

We would like to extend warmest holiday wishes and a very Merry Christmas to our families. Thank you so much for your generous donations and volunteer hours for our school. We are so proud to be part of this community. Be sure to slow down over the next two weeks. Relax. Spend time with your […]

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women

Today, December 6, is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women. To mark the day, flags at our buildings will be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset. On the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women, we remember the 14 female engineering students who were murdered at l’École […]

Sandowne’s Week of Giving (Dec 3rd – 7th)

Good afternoon Sandowne families, We have officially launched our Week of Giving. Thanks to those of you who have already given generously. Just a reminder of our giving themes for the week: Monday: New toys for children Tuesday: Toonie Tuesdays Wednesday: Donate gently used winter coats, hats, mitts, scarves, socks and so on. Thursday: Donate […]

Sandowne’s Holiday Bazaar is tonight – November 27th

It’s finally here! Our Holiday Bazaar opens today at 3 pm. Forty vendors and artisans will be at Sandowne from 3pm-8pm today. There is a $2 cover that comes to the school. Please be sure to bring small change and bills for purchases, including our delicious bake sale. A huge thanks to our School Council […]

Nominations for the Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence are now open

Do you want to recognize a teacher or educator for their commitment to education and dedication to students? Now is your chance; nominations for the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence are now open. You can nominate a teacher or educator in three categories: The Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence honours outstanding and innovative […]

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