News & Announcements

Water Caution

Posted June 23, 2017

Heavy rainfall on Friday has resulted in a rapid rise in water levels across our region. Conditions may not be safe for recreational activities on rivers and lakes.We are advising families to please exercise extreme caution around all bodies of water today and over the weekend.Parents and guardians are encouraged to keep their children and […]

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Elora Public School celebrates Canada’s 150th (in June)

Posted June 12, 2017

Over the next few weeks, students at Elora Public School will be participating in a few activities to recognize the 150th Birthday of Canada. As a school, students will be participating in: A photo to recognize 150 years (each class will be asked to wear red OR white) A school wide math problem to challenge […]

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“Lettuce” have a break!

Posted June 12, 2017

This will be the last week for our absolutely, amazing salad lunches. Our volunteers have worked countless hours all year to ensure that our primary/junior and intermediate salad days are stocked with healthy, delicious choices.  Thank you to everyone who helped make our snack program at EPS so successful!  The good news… We can’t wait […]

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LIBRARY BOOKS

Posted June 6, 2017

It is that time of year. Please return all library books to the library by Wed. June 14th. If you have lost a book, the library would much appreciate a $5 donation to help cover the cost of replacing it. THANK YOU!

ARE YOU MOVING ?

Posted June 5, 2017

It is REALLY important, if you know that you will be moving and that your children will be attending another school for September 2017, please contact the office to let us know. This will help us in setting up our classes for next year. Thank You.

Transition Plans for Students with Special Needs

Posted May 31, 2017

Spring has sprung and it’s a great time to be reviewing your child’s transition plans.  Students who have an Individual Education Plan (IEP) must have a transition plan, whether or not they have been identified as an exceptional student.  A transition plan includes goals for ensuring successful transitions, and the actions for meeting those goals. […]

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Successfully Shifting from School to Summer

Posted May 31, 2017

Talking About Mental Health June 2017 – Successfully Shifting from School to Summer It is an exciting time of the year. The weather is getting warmer, days are getting longer and summer is just around the corner. School is wrapping up and it is time to think about how to have a good transition from […]

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Don’t forget to order your meal for our June 15th BBQ

Posted May 30, 2017

ONE DAY LEFT TO ORDER TICKETS  - Please visit www.schoolcashonline to purchase your tickets, no later than May 31st.  Choose your combo when ordering your tickets.  Combo includes either hamburger/hotdog/veggie burger and potato salad, garden salad, lemonade and a cookie. ($6 or $7 per ticket depending on choice)

Spring Drills – preparing for emergencies

Posted May 24, 2017

Just a reminder, each year our school must conduct drills to ensure staff and students are prepared in the event of an emergency. The following number of drills are required each school year: 3 fire drills in the fall and 3 fire drills in the spring 2 lock down drills 1 tornado drill 1 bomb threat […]

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“Volunteers don’t necessarily have the time, they just have the heart.”

Posted May 18, 2017

Thank you to all of our volunteers who have had such a positive impact on activities offered to our students. We’d like to invite all of our volunteers to our assembly on Friday, May 26th at 2:00 in our gym. Hope to see you there!

Year End BBQ

Posted May 18, 2017

Please join us for our annual end-of-school family BBQ!  Mark your calendars for Thursday June 15th 5:00 – 7:30 PM TICKETS ON SALE NOW – Please visit www.schoolcashonline to purchase your tickets, no later than May 31st.  Choose your combo when ordering your tickets.  Combo includes either hamburger/hotdog/veggie burger and potato salad, garden salad, lemonade and a cookie. ($6 […]

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Breakfast on the Farm

Posted May 12, 2017

Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 9 – 12                                                                                               […]

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Gryphon Community Gardens

Posted May 12, 2017

The Gryphon Community Gardens are located are located at Elora Public School. They are a group of small garden plots available for local residents to grow annual flowers and vegetables. There are two waist high beds for people who are unable to garden at ground level. If you are interested or have any questions, please […]

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A Hot Dog Day Is Coming To Your Class

Posted May 11, 2017

Mrs. Farrell’s Life Skills Class and Mrs. Siegwart’s Class are raising money to purchase kitchen equipment for their program by selling healthy hot-dogs. Cost:  $1.50 each What:   Beef or Turkey hot dogs will be served on a whole wheat bun (purchase from Stemmlers) When:   You can purchase your hot-dogs on the following days: May […]

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EQAO Assessment for Grade 3 & 6 Students

Posted May 8, 2017

This May and into June, Grade 3 and 6 students across Ontario will be assessed by the “Education Quality and Accountability Office” in reading, writing, and mathematics. This year, our grade 3 and 6 students will  complete the assessment between May 23rd and June 1 st. Our teachers and students are working hard to prepare […]

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Invitation for Grade 8 Parents from CW

Posted May 4, 2017

Check out the link below! A great opportunity to help support your child transition from grade 8 to grade 9. Transitioning to high school 2017

Wellness Day Thank You

Posted May 2, 2017

Thank you to everyone who organized and participated in our first Wellness Day! What an amazing day our students had. For the entire day, students throughout our school were engaged, learning and having fun! Check out the options that were given to our students. Wellness Day Workshops
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