Summer Boost is Back! Please note locations.

Summer Boost Program – July 2-19, 2019

Free Literacy and Numeracy Programs offered to all Grade 1 to 6 Students in our community!

Monday, July 1st drop in times 1-:00-3:00 PM

In July, the WCDSB is offering 15 mornings FREE literacy and numeracy support for students going into Grade 1 to 6 as of September 2019 through the Summer Boost program.

Here are the details:

  • Timelines: July 2-19, 2019 (inclusive) – 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM Monday to Friday (15 days)
  • Locations:
    • Kitchener: St. John
    • Waterloo: Sir Edgar Bauer
    • Cambridge: Christ the King
  • Cost: FREE
  • Student Acceptance: We will accept registrations until the deadline date after which time a waiting list will be created. There is a maximum of 15 students per class.
  • Contact: Host Elementary School or
  • Registration: Register Online – May 21st until June 21, 2019

Experience the Difference Summer Boost Makes!


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Time to Sign up for the Kindergarten First Rider Program

If your child is starting Kindergarten in September and is eligible for transportation, join Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region (STSWR) on June 5, 2019.

The First Rider Program introduces new riders to the school bus and teaches them how to be a safe and responsible rider. Families will learn how to board, ride, and get off the bus safely and become familiar with transportation procedures for Junior and Senior Kindergarten students.

Register for this free event on the STSWR website

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Not attending John Sweeney next year?

If you are moving prior to September and will be attending another school, please notify the office as spoon as possible.

Call (519) 579-5212 or email

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O Canada Challenge

Show Us Your “True Patriot Love”

You could rock a solo or get together with some friends to record your French &/or English cover of O Canada.

Your recording could be part of the new WCDSB album “True Patriot Love” to be played at our schools in September 2019.

Submissions Due Friday, June 7th through the Google Form

Solo, group, instrumental, vocal recordings are welcome. This challenge is open to all WCDSB students and staff!


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Cross Country Team – June 5th

This message is for Parents/Guardians of students that have signed up from this years Cross Country Team.

Please check your School Cash Online account to sign your permission form.

If you are having difficulty, please call the office at (519) 579-5212 x 0 or email

Kindest Regards,

Office Staff

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Folk Dance Festival

You are invited to attend this years

Folk Dance Festival

Tomorrow – Thursday, May 9th

at the Kitchener Auditorium

from 7:00 – 8:00 PM


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Transportation Survey for Parents/Guardians

Hello Parent/Guardians,

We are asking parents/guardians to participate in a survey about your child(ren)s journey to school. The purpose is to get a better understanding of the thoughts and opinions of the student’s journey to school. Our goal is to enhance the student’s experience and to improve our services in the future.

The survey typically takes 5 minutes to complete and will be open until Friday, June 14th, 2019.

If you have any questions in regards to the surveys, please contact the Morgan Potts at (519) 477-7575, extension 229 or email at

Thank you for providing your feedback. We appreciate the time you have taken and will actively use it to improve our services to you in the future!

Student Transportation Services of Waterloo (STSWR)

Transported Students Survey

Students in the Walk Zone Survey

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