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Flooding Situation

The Western Quebec School Board is carefully monitoring the flooding situation.

Our transportation department and transporters are monitoring routes and will be working to provide up-to-date information regarding any necessary re-routing or transportation cancellations.

At this time with the exception of Maniwaki Woodland Elementary School, which is relocating to Sacre-Coeur, all our schools remain open.

WQSB recognizes the challenges and stress of the current situation. We understand that there may be disruptions in student attendance.

Please be assured that we will provide the support needed to ensure minimal impact on student learning.

We will be following advice and direction from the affected municipalities.

Please monitor information sources in your local communities and radio stations for updates.

Rescheduling of the May 13th/14th Pow Wow at PETES

Based on the school closures and the unprecedented flooding in the region, the decision was made on Monday evening to postpone the Pow Wow scheduled for PETES this weekend.

This was a big decision and one that was not taken lightly. However, we felt that it would have been inappropriate to proceed with the Pow Wow while so many families and communities were facing such extreme hardship.

The Pow Wow steering committee has met and has decided to reschedule a smaller Pow Wow on Friday, June 2nd at PETES (2 Rue Millar) from 9:30 to 2:30.

If any schools, parents or community members would like to attend, please contact Principal David McFall for information (dmcfall@wqsb.qc.ca).


Parent Information Session

Talking to Our Kids About Drugs

Monday, May 15 7-8:30 pm @ WQSB more info

Summer School 2017

Where: Philemon Wright High School
Registration: July 5 + 6 + 7 
Tutorials: July 10 to 21.
Exams: July 24 to 28, 2017.
For more information contact: summerschool@wqsb.qc.ca - information leaflet

Starting a Business

WQCC - Tuesday April 11, 4:40PM - 5:30PM at ave. 100 Frank Robinson, Gatineau (Aylmer).
Use current software and computer applications, as well as innovative business correspondence tools. Learn how to access financing, do market research and follow modern state of the art business practices.

Classes will be every Tuesday and Wednesday evening from 4:30pm to 7:30pm

This is a recognized Ministry of Education program. Successful students will receive an Attestation of Vocational Studies.

MusicMakers

Parents, students, staff and friends are cordially invited to share in a wonderful celebration of music and teamwork with the Western Québec School Board MusicMakers!

Our Sixteenth Annual Festival of Choral and Instrumental Music will be held on Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. [for more information]

Palais des congrès de Gatineau
50, boulevard Maisonneuve (J8X 4H4)
Admission is free. General seating will be in effect.

notice [added March21/2017]

John Paul II High School Reunion

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 7:00 pm

JPII High School Reunion 1990 - 1999 at the RA Hall, Campbell's Bay, QC.

Contact jp2reunion@gmail.com or 819-665-1929 for more information.

Table Éducation Outaouais Campaign

The TEO has decided to recognize students who have experienced difficulties but have persevered in their studies as superheroes of their own success. The following clip features Jim Shea, President of WQSB.

Mindfulness

In collaboration with the Special Education Advisory Committee of the WQSB "Empowerment through Mindfulness" with guest facilitator Joanne Doucette, MSW, RSW, Registered Social Worker at the Child, Adolescent and Family Centre of Ottawa

  • Thursday, March 9 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm
  • at Western Quebec School Board

See poster for more details

School Taxation

Note: We are currently experiencing a large volume of calls from tax payers. Please rest assured we will return all calls in priority of incoming calls. [+ info]

Registration for New Students 17/18

Please see Registration Information [pdf]

GB Training Resources

Documentation from the training session:

Free OnlineTutoring

Learn Quebec offers free online tutoring [flyer]

Is your Child Starting Kindergarten?

You will find all the information you need to know right here

2016-2017 Budget

You can view the 2016-2017 Budget approved at the last Council of Commissioners

Regular Hours

The Board Office hours are currently following the regular hours which are as follows:

  • Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Closes for lunch from 12 to 1 pm

Seeking your Input

Adult Education and Vocational Training Services of the WQSB and its partner English school boards are seeking your [+]

Things You Must Know

Eligibility to English Education

Conditions for eligibility to [+]

Volunteer Security Background Check

All individuals who wish to volunteer [+]

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