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A BIG thank you

Posted March 20, 2017

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Food & Friends breakfast and our Hats for Hunger day.  Your generous contributions raised $1030.40 (that will support our salad days)!  Congratulations Gryphons for your amazing contributions!!

 

Family Fun, Games and Literacy Night is next Thursday, March 9th from 5

Posted March 3, 2017

Come join us for a variety of activities throughout the school. Explore new games and activities and perhaps find a new read or family game to enjoy over March Break. Pizza, veggie sticks and apple juice are $4 in the foyer. Hope to see you there!

Welcome Back Mrs. Newark!

Posted February 27, 2017

Staff and students are happy to see Mrs. Newark back at EPS!

Ski Trip for tomorrow is ON!

Posted February 26, 2017

The re-scheduled ski trip booked for tomorrow, Monday, February 27th will run as planned!! Skiers are to be at the school ready to go just after 6:00 am tomorrow morning!  Wishing all skiers, staff and volunteers a great day on the slopes!

Report Bullying

Posted February 21, 2017

We take all incidents of bullying seriously.  If your child is the victim of bullying or sees bullying behavior at school, please encourage him/her to speak with someone at school or use our board’s online reporting tool.  Report Bullying gives students and parents 24/7 access for reporting bullying.  You don’t have to identify yourself …

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Save the date – March 9th – Family Fun & Games Literacy Night

Posted February 17, 2017

Save the date for our Family Fun, Games and literacy night in March! Join us for a night of food and fun. Many interactive activities will be running throughout the school. Join Jester’s in the gym while they host a variety of games. Check …

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 Join us for this year’s Live Free Celebration Breakfast at Elora Public School!

Posted February 17, 2017

The Help Kids LIVE FREE from Hunger campaign is an annual fundraising and awareness campaign that asks students and staff to challenge themselves and pledge to give something up for the day that other children may LIVE FREE of (e.g., electronics) and donate a toonie to the campaign. This campaign is ran in each …

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Engaging Your Child in Science at Home! & 6 Tips for Home

Posted February 16, 2017

As parents we have the wonderful opportunity and responsibility for nurturing our children’s growth.  Parents play a key role in the physical, emotional, and intellectual development of their child. As parents we can usually find time to read a story to our children, thereby instilling a love of literature, but we are often at …

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Talking About Mental Health – February 2017 Tests and Stress

Posted February 16, 2017

Taking tests is stressful for most students. However, there are lots of ways that your child and youth (and you!) can decrease the stress related to tests.

Requesting Your Input – Website and Social Media Management

Posted February 8, 2017

The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public input on draft policies. Currently under review is the Website and Social Media Management Policy 312.  You are invited to review the draft documents and submit online feedback at www.ugdsb.on.ca/policy.  The deadline for public input is March 2, 2017 at 4 p.m. EST.  Persons without …

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Wrestling Practice Cancelled today

Posted February 8, 2017

Feb. 8 – Buses have been cancelled. There will be no wrestling practice this morning.

Thank you to all the students and families who participated in Family Literacy Day

Posted February 7, 2017

We had a great day with loads of participation throughout the school. 

Mrs. Stelter’s class has won a new book with 100% of students bringing in tickets. Mrs. Pellerin and Mrs. Bauman’s class will also win a new book with 80% participation. Wow! Well done everyone. It was a …

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Parents invited to share feedback on secondary French language instruction

Posted February 7, 2017

The UGDSB is currently conducting a review of French as a Second Language (FSL) instruction at the secondary level. Parents and guardians with children in high school are being asked to provide input into French language instruction.

From February 7 to March 10, 2017, the board is collecting information from parents/guardians about French language instruction, …

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Ski Trip for Tuesday, February 7 – cancelled

Posted February 6, 2017

Unfortunately, Environment Canada is predicting freezing rain overnight. As a result, we have cancelled our ski trip that was scheduled for tomorrow. We are in the process of rescheduling it for next Monday – February 13th.

Thank you for your understanding.

Have you looked at our calendar?

Posted January 22, 2017

Just a reminder that our calendar gets updated regularly.  Find out what’s happening at EPS!  Please check it out!!  You can also:

EPS Gryphons are getting set to support Bell Let’s Talk Day

Posted January 22, 2017

Bell Let’s Talk Day On January 25, Bell will donate 5 cents to Canadian mental health programs for each of these interactions at no extra charge to participants:

  • Every text message, mobile and long distance call made by Bell Canada and Bell Aliant customers. (NOTE: TURN OFF iMESSAGE)
  • Twitter: Every tweet using #BellLetsTalk

School Council Meeting tonight – Cancelled

Posted January 11, 2017

Due to the rescheduled high school orientation night, we are cancelling tonight’s parent council meeting.  The parent council meeting has been RESCHEDULED FOR MONDAY FEBRUARY 13th at 7:00 PM.

Everyone is invited to attend and find out more about what is going on at our school, and the plans for the remainder of the winter …

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