News & Announcements

Night Among The Stars

Posted April 19, 2017

Please join us on April 27 for our annual “The Night Among the Stars” concert and art exhibit.  This year we will also be having an Open House and would welcome you to join us from 5:00-6:00 p.m. when all classrooms will be open and teachers will be available to say hello.  At 6:00 …

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Parents Reaching Out Speaker Series #2

Posted April 10, 2017

Parents Reaching Out Speaker Series #2.

Tuesday April 11th 5:00-7:00pm.

Mental Health- Understanding Anxiety in Children

Building Little Super Heroes Naturally- tips on eating and playing like a super-kid!

Join us for another exciting evening as we are engaged by two amazing guest speakers.

Presentation #1: Mental Health – Understanding Anxiety in Children – Dr. Paula CervenyPresentation #2: “Building …

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April 2017 Newsletter

Posted March 30, 2017

Click below to stay informed!

April 2017 Newsletter

Syrup in the City at JMC on April 1st!

Posted March 29, 2017

Please come by and join the community in celebrating Syrup in the City on Saturday, April 1st from 10am to 1pm at Ecole John McCrae!

Fun for the whole family by donation. Enjoy a pancake breakfast, tree trapping and sap boiling demonstrations and  puppet shows.

A transitions Guelph, John McCrae and CELP event.


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Healthy Habits Night Food Order Form

Posted February 8, 2017

Our School Council Healthy Habits Night is this coming Monday, February 13th from 5:30-7:30 at John McCrae.

Click below to access our food order form so you can enjoy a healthy family meal at the event!

Food orders are due this Friday, February 10th.

Healthy Habits Night Food Order Form

UPDATE: French Immersion random selection process

Posted February 3, 2017

The Board has provided an update regarding Junior Kindergarten French Immersion registration data. The number of on-time JK FI registration applications at our school has exceeded the school’s FI registration cap. As such, a random selection process that includes all on-time registrants will be initiated this month. Parents and guardians will be contacted via …

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February 2017 Newsletter

Posted February 3, 2017

February Newsletter 2017

Healthy Habits Night (February 13th, 2017)

Posted January 31, 2017

Dear John McCrae Families,

Please take a moment to RSVP to our Parents Reaching Out Speaker Series being held on Monday February 13th, 5:30-7:30pm at John McCrae Public School.

We have two amazing speakers lined up to engage us on the topic of Nutrition and Physical Literacy.

Please follow this link to RSVP.

Please note …

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School Council Movie Night: TROLLS (Thursday, January 26th)

Posted January 19, 2017

School Council invites your family to come out to Movie Night on Thursday, January 26!

Wear your PJ’s, bring the whole family, snack on popcorn, cookies and pizza as you watch TROLLS!

Doors open: 5:30pm

Movie Starts: 6:00pm

Please preorder food by completing the form that was sent home with all students. Even if you missed the deadline …

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School Council Cancelled Tuesday, January 10th

Posted January 10, 2017

Due to inclement weather tonight’s School Council meeting (Tuesday, January 10th) will be cancelled.

January Newsletter 2017

Posted January 9, 2017

January Newsletter 2017

Term 2 Milk Forms due January 23rd

Posted January 9, 2017

John McCrae School Council is offering a lunchtime beverage program for Term 2 (January 30 to June 29). This is a chance for students to enjoy a fresh milk or juice with their lunch. A trusted crew of students will deliver the drinks to each classroom at the beginning of the first nutrition break. …

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Term 2 Pizza Form due January 23rd

Posted January 9, 2017

Back by popular demand…lunchtime pizza for fun and fundraising! Second nutrition break on Fridays

Preferred ordering/payment method is ONLINE at

If you cannot access online ordering, please return form and cash or cheque to “John McCrae Public School”NO LATER THAN Monday, January 23, 2017.

We are unable to accommodate late orders.

Pizza Order Form T2 2017

Snowman Run Volunteers Needed!

Posted December 20, 2016

We are looking for more Snowman Run volunteers. The JMC Snowman Run is this Friday, Dec 23rd. Volunteers are needed from 10:45 – 12:45. Contact us if interested!

Holiday Concerts

Posted December 5, 2016


December Newsletter 2016

Posted December 1, 2016

December Newsletter 2016

JMC Toy Drive (Dec 5th to Dec 13th)

Posted December 1, 2016

This December John McCrae is running a Used Toy Collection and Sale. We are accepting gently used toys, books, craft supplies, movies and stuffed animals from December 5th to 13th. Please send any items your family wishes to contribute to school with your child. An upper year student from our school will be around to collect …

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Chapters Night Fundraiser for JMC November 30th

Posted November 25, 2016


Wednesday November 30th ~ 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Chapters, Stone Road Mall, Guelph

You are cordially invited to a Chapters Fundraiser in support of our school library. From your purchase of in-store, regular …

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JK FI registration information night on Nov 28 at JMC

Posted November 24, 2016

The JK FI registration information night is coming to Ecole John McCrae on Monday, November 28th from 6:30-8:00 pm. For more information about the JK FI process click here .

Directions-Quebec Trip Sign Up

Posted November 24, 2016

5 Easy Steps for Students to Pay for the School Tour:


  1. Visit
  2. Click on “Student Log In”
  3. Enter Specialty Code ig35rg and click on “Submit” – this will give the student access to the school trip and the following information: Sample Itinerary, travel dates, payment amounts and deadlines, insurance brochure.
  4. Register online to …

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Online Booking for Parent Teacher Interviews

Posted November 15, 2016

PARENT / TEACHER INTERVIEWS – Instructions for ONLINE booking:

(Available from Nov. 17th at 4pm to Nov. 23rd at 11:59pm)


1:  Visit:

2:  Input student’s OEN# (found at the top of the student’s report card)

3:  Input student’s date of birth

4:  From “Teacher List” select which teacher(s) you would like an interview with

5:  Select “Show Appointment Schedule”

6:  Select …

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Remembrance Day

Posted November 10, 2016

John McCrae students will be observing Remembrance Day on Friday, November 11th at the McCrae House from 10:30 am to 11:30am. All family and friends are welcome to join us in the service.


Remembrance Day Program 2016

Parent Meeting For Quebec Trip

Posted November 7, 2016

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Once again, we are starting to organize the Grade 8 year-end trip to Québec City!

Our trip to Quebec will be from June 19-June 23, 2017.

Please join us on Monday, November 14th in the library from 6-7pm for a Parent Information Night. A representative will be joining us to share information regarding your child’s …

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John F. Ross CVI – Parent Information Night – FRENCH IMMERSION

Posted November 1, 2016

John F. Ross CVI – Parent Information Night – FRENCH IMMERSION

John F. Ross will be hosting a Grade 8 information night to talk to parents about special programming at Ross. Mark your calendar:

Thursday, December 8th, 7:00-8:30 p.m. – Special Programming Night – French Immersion

This French Immersion presentation will replace the French Immersion session normally …

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Junior Kindergarten Information

Posted October 26, 2016

JK Registration Letter for Sept 2017

Dance-a-thon 2016!

Posted October 26, 2016

On Monday, October 31st all students will be participating in our annual school wide Dance-a-thon! Pledge forms are due on Thursday, October 27th. Funds raised will help support our school to purchase a new Kindergarten climbing structure and purchase new team jerseys for extra-curricular sports teams and clubs at JMC. We appreciate the support of …

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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.


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 …

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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 …

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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.

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