Mrs. Julia Buwalda has been teaching at RDS for eighteen years. She attended Dalhousie University for her undergraduate degree and Ottawa University for her teaching degree. Mrs. Buwalda is our Grade Five Homeroom teacher, head of the Middle school and Alumni coordinator. She is a proud mother of two daughters Jessica and Emily, who both attend RDS. She loves the outdoors and spends her summers directing at Camp Hurontario in Georgian Bay. Mrs. Buwalda loves being active and is an enthusiastic runner, swimmer and squash player.