News & Announcements


Posted October 18, 2016


Orders due by Friday November 4th, 2016 –

If ordering ONLINE, do not return paper form to school.

2016 Poinsettia Order Form

Cheques payable to “John McCrae Public School.”

Pickup on Monday, December 5th, 3:10 to 6:30 pm.

PLEASE set a reminder on your phone!!

Fall Food Drive

Posted September 23, 2016

Thanksgiving is a time for giving and here at JMC we would like to give to those in need in our community. Mme Siversky and Mme Katsaounis/Mme Proude’s Grade 6 and Kindergarten classes will be running the Thanksgiving Food Drive this year. We will be collecting non-perishable items for the Chalmers Community Services Centre here in Guelph. Please think about donating to the food drive over the next two weeks. The food drive will run from Monday, September 26th to Friday, October 7th. Let’s fill

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Support Terry Fox!

Posted September 19, 2016

Support us to support Terry Fox on September 29th through online donation here JMC Terry Fox Secure Donation!

School Council starts this Tuesday, Sept 13th!

Posted September 12, 2016

School Council starts this Tuesday, Sept 13th at 6:45-8pm in the library. All JMC parents welcome. Get involved, meet new friends and make a difference!

First Day Procedures-Welcome Back!

Posted August 30, 2016

Welcome to another school year at John McCrae!  Welcome back to returning students and welcome to those who are new to the John McCrae Community.  While the first day of school is exciting, it can also be worrisome for parents (especially those who cannot accompany their child to school).  We promise to look after your child!!!

On Tuesday morning, the following will happen:

  1. Students will be directed to the back of the school where all staff will be waiting.
  2. Signs will be posted with grades

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Passez un bel été!

Posted July 7, 2016

Passez un bel été tout le monde! L’école recommence le 6 septembre!

Have a safe and happy summer JMC! School starts on September 6th!

Year End and Awards Assemblies June 27 & 29

Posted June 22, 2016

Year End and Awards Assemblies June 27 & 29 details are as follows

June 27 > Awards (Gr 1,2,4,5,6) & Patrols @ 9am

June 29 > Goodbyes and Awards (Gr 3 & 7) @ 9am

Permanent and Occasional Lunchroom Supervisors Needed starting September 2016!

Posted June 22, 2016

École John McCrae Wants You!

Permanent and Occasional Lunchroom Supervisors Needed starting September 2016!

10:05 AM – 11:05 AM & 12:35 PM – 1:35 PM

Contact Vice Principal Cutz as soon as possible if interested

Ollie the bunny needs a summer home!

Posted June 9, 2016

If interested in adopting our KD Bunny “Ollie” for the summer please contact!

JMC E-waste awareness initiatives makes the news!

Posted June 9, 2016

Grade 6 students at JMC featured in the news for their e-waste awareness and collection event initiatives!

See the link below to the news  article in the Guelph Mercury.

JMC E-waste collection event: Sat June 11th 8am – 2pm

Posted May 31, 2016

Ecole John McCrae is hosting an electronic waste collection event, Saturday June 11th 8am – 2pm.

Drop off your used, unwanted or broken electronics to John McCrae Public School, 189 Water St. Guelph, for free!

Grade 6 students have been studying the growing impact of e-waste on the environment and are choosing to take action by hosting an e-waste collection event in partnership with OES (Ontario Electronic Stewardship). We are asking community members donate their used, unwanted or broken electronics instead of throwing them

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June Newsletter 2016

Posted May 27, 2016



Posted May 24, 2016


-Family Fun Night is fast approaching. Please join us on Thursday, June 2nd from 5:30-8pm for a fun family time. If you would still like to contribute an item to your student’s classroom raffle basket, or something for our silent auction, please have it to the school by tomorrow, Wednesday, May 25th.

-If you would like to order food or basket raffle tickets for that evening, orders MUST be in the school office by this Friday, May 27th. Order


FAMILY FUN NIGHT Food/Volunteer/Basket Raffle FORM Due Friday May 27th!

Posted May 24, 2016

Family Fun Night Order Form 2016

Please download, print, fill out and hand back to the school the attached Family Fun Night Food/Volunteer/Basket Raffle form by Friday, May 27th!

Looking forward to seeing you all there!


JMC Social Justice Club supports provincial Special Olympics

Posted May 13, 2016

Guelph is hosting the provincial Special Olympics at the end of the month. ​The JMC Social Justice Club is raising awareness and funds for the participating athletes. The club will be selling iced chocolate popsicles for 1$ at first recess on Monday, May 16th and Wednesday, May 18th.  Come on out for a cool treat that will help a great cause!

Night Among The Stars Performance Schedule (May 19th, 2016 )

Posted May 6, 2016

Night Among The Stars

May 19th, 2016 


Buskers and Visual Art in Halls


Introductions and Intermediate Choir


Play Performance


Junior Choir


Senior Band


New Temporary Adult School Crossing Guard – Water Street at McCrae Boulevard

Posted May 6, 2016

Water St at McCrae – Info Bulletin – New Temporary Crossing Guard Services (1)

New Temporary Adult School Crossing Guard
Water Street at McCrae Boulevard
GUELPH, ON, Friday May 6, 2016 – As of Monday May 9, 2016,a temporary Adult School Crossing Guard will be posted at the intersection of Water Street and McCrae Boulevard to assist students crossing the intersection for the duration of the closure of Gordon Street. The crossing guard will be in place between the hours of 8:20 am to 8:50

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