PIC hosts food and nutrition speaker event for parents/caregivers

On Thursday, June 9 at 7pm, our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is hosting a free online speaker event on the topic of food and nutrition for all Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) parents and caregivers, as part of their Family Engagement Series. The session, Healthy Family and How to Raise Healthy Eaters, will include […]

Welcome to Kindergarten Reminder: Thursday, June 9th at 6:00pm

Good afternoon Oak Creek families, We hope that you and your child have been enjoying the warm and sunny weather these past few days.  We would like to remind all families with children entering Year 1 and Year 2 of Kindergarten at Oak Creek next year that our Welcome to Kindergarten night is taking place […]

Pride Month in the WRDSB

Since 2017, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) has proudly raised the Pride flag on June 1 at every building across our school board. This is a symbol of recognition and support to the 2SLGBTQIA+ community, while also marking the beginning of Pride month. This Pride Month, every school in the WRDSB will raise […]

National AccessAbility Week: May 29 to June 4

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) prioritizes accessibility in all that we do. This week is National AccessAbility Week (NAAW) in Canada and this year’s NAAW theme is “Inclusive From The Start.” The NAAW is a time to: Celebrate the contributions of people with disabilities Raise awareness of the critical need for accessibility and […]

Menstrual Health Day

On May 28, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) acknowledges Menstrual Health Day to promote education around periods, the fight for menstrual equity, and advocacy for policy change. Commonly known as Menstrual Hygiene Day, we are using the word ‘health’ not ‘hygiene’, in alliance with our community partners, in an effort to de-stigmatize periods. […]

Friday, June 3 is a PD Day for elementary WRDSB students

Friday, June 3, 2022 is a professional development (PD) day for Elementary school staff. Students will not attend school, both in-person or virtually. All board-operated Extended Day and Youth Development programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus of the PD Day will be teacher-directed assessment, evaluation and planning […]

Update for Out of Province Remote Learners

We have an important update for students and families of students in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) remote learning programs. The Ministry of Education has provided updated direction to school boards for the 2022-23 school year which impacts: Remote learning programs E-Learning courses What is Changing for Students Living Outside Ontario As a […]

Help us pick a school mascot

In September 2022, our school will open its doors for the first time to our students, staff, and families, and we would love to have our future students, families and staff help us pick our school mascot. Please use the following criteria to guide your mascot choice: Consider the naming background The mascot must reflect […]

Save the Date for Kindergarten Information Night!

Please check out our “Save the Date” reminder below related to Oak Creek’s upcoming Welcome to Kindergarten Night. Further details will be shared prior to the event. WTK Event- Oak Creek Public School  When: Thursday, June 9th at 6:00pm Where: Jean Steckle Public School Who: Families and students entering Year 1 and Year 2 of […]

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

May 17 is recognized as the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. It was created in 2004 to draw the attention to the violence and discrimination experienced by: Two Spirit Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Intersex people All other people with diverse sexual orientations, gender identities or expressions, and sex characteristics Also on May 17, […]

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