The 2016-17 School Year Calendar is Here!

The 2016-17 School Year Calendar has been approved by the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) and by the Ontario Ministry of Education. The first day of school for 2016-17 school year is Tuesday, September 6, 2016. View the calendars: 2016-17 School Year Information Elementary Secondary – Semestered Schools Secondary – Waterloo-Oxford DSS

ESNS orders due by Midnight Thursday!

Our new online lunch orders have started.  Any orders for next week must be place.  Orders can be made of Subway or Pizza.  Go to for more information and to place an order. *** This will be the last day for day-of pizza orders.

Free SCIS Workshops for Parents and Caregivers

Creating Safe and Inclusive Schools and Communities Presented by Harmony Movement, in partnership with the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) and Waterloo Catholic District School Board. We are pleased to offer these workshops for families on a variety of topics! Here is what you can expect: Interactive and engaging content Learn skills to enhance […]

Congratulations Mrs. Norris

After a long, wonderful career teaching music, Mrs. Kendra Norris will be retiring at the end of April.  Mrs. Norris has impacted the lives of countless students and has shared her enthusiasm and love of music.  We have been so fortunate to have her finish her career at Driftwood.  Her wonderful choirs and concerts will be remembered […]

Change to pizza day and lunch orders

School council is trying something new for hot lunch orders in the months of May and June.  From May 3 to June 24th, Subway and Gino Pizza orders will be available.  All orders are done online at  Please refer to the letter that went home.  Note – Friday, April 29th will be the last […]

PIC Family Event Fast Approaching!

For the fifth year in a row, the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) and the Waterloo Region Assembly of Public School Councils (WRAPSC) is hosting their free annual family event for parents, guardians and the community! The theme for this year’s parent conference is Strengthening Family-School Relationships – Achieving Excellence and Well-being for all Students. REGISTER NOW! Date: […]

Safe, Caring & Inclusive School Surveys are Here!

Safe, Caring & Inclusive School surveys are important tools which help schools assess the current culture within a school. The survey for parents and guardians, captures perceptions from students, parents, and staff relating to issues such as character development, equity and inclusion, safe schools, and variables that contribute to a healthy school environment. Please take the […]

Are you moving?

It is the time when we start planning for the following school year.  It is very important that we have an accurate count of which students will be attending our school next year.  If you are planning on moving to a new area over the next few months, please let our office know.  We are […]

Rainbow Bright Day – tomorrow (rescheduled)

We missed our Rainbow Bright day due to the bad weather last Thursday.  But…. never fear…. tomorrow is the day to break out those bright colours.  Let’s celebrate the end of March and the beginning of Spring showing our spirit and our crazy colours tomorrow, Thursday, March 31.  

Skating Night Coming!

Thanks to our wonderful School Council and Parent Volunteers – we invite you all to our Family Skate Night at Wilmot Arena this Friday, April 1 from 6:30 to 8:30.  Remember that all children must wear helmets and it is highly encouraged that the adults also wear them.  All children must be supervised by an […]

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