News & Announcements

March Newsletter 2017

Posted March 1, 2017

Notes from Mrs. Myer & Mrs. Mortimer

It has been a great first month as the new Principal of John Galt and I thank everyone for the warm welcome.  Please continue to take some time to introduce yourself to me over the coming months!!

We have many exciting things happening in and around …

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February Newsletter 2017

Posted February 1, 2017

A Note from Mr. Keesmaat

Dear families,

At the Board meeting on Tuesday night, it was announced that I will be moving to another school Taylor Evans as of February 6th. This is a really short timeline due to circumstances within the board. I would like to thank you for all of the support that you …

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Guelph Dance – Camps Arts Explosion

Posted January 16, 2017

Guelph danceExplore creative expression through dance, music, visual art, and theatre!

March 13-17, 2017

Programs for kids born 2003-2012

More information at:


January Newsletter 2016

Posted January 16, 2017

Notes from Mrs. Mortimer and Mr. Keesmaat

Welcome to 2017! We hope you had some time to spend as a family over the December Break, as we recharged our batteries for the New Year.

As we start a new year, many classes have been working on goal setting on the heels of the progress reports (as …

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Stevenson Street/Bennett Avenue Temporary Adult School Crossing Guard – Removal

Posted January 6, 2017

Effective Monday, January 9, 2017, the City of Guelph will no longer be positioning a crossing guard at the intersection of Stevenson St. and Bennett Ave. School crossing guards are employed by the municipality.

Stevenson St N at Bennett Ave January 5 2017

December Newsletter 2016

Posted December 7, 2016

December Newsletter 2016

Youth Sports and Activity League

Posted November 22, 2016

Registration is now open for 2017 Winter/Spring Youth Sports & Activity League St. George’s Park Neighbourhood Group, Guelph.


Fundscrip Orders

Posted November 22, 2016

Fundscrip order forms went home last Friday.

Order forms along with payment in cash or cheque are due Friday November 25.  

Hand please in to homeroom teacher.

Please send any questions to Kelly at

Grade 8 Trip Reminder

Posted November 22, 2016

This is a reminder to Grade 8 students and their families that the registration deadline is fast approaching.

Please register on-line using the link below by November 24th.

Our Unique Trip code is 17-72

If you would like assistance with the process or have any payment questions please contact Mr. Keesmaat or Mrs. Mortimer at the office.


November Newsletter Articles and Announcements

Posted November 11, 2016


October Newsletter 2016

Posted November 3, 2016

Notes from Mrs. Mortimer and Mr. Keesmaat  – Hello Jaguar Community! Thanks to everyone for coming and supporting the Book Fair and Curriculum Night last Thursday! We hope you were able to make that important connection with your child’s teachers. A special thanks to School Council for their hard work to make this free …

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School Council Agenda for September 2016

Posted September 16, 2016

School Council Agenda Sept14

September Newsletter 2016

Posted September 12, 2016


Coming to John Galt on the First Day

Posted August 30, 2016

Welcome to the First Day at John Galt PS

Hello Everyone!

Please see below for some “First Day” instructions:

If you are coming by car, please park on the side streets and use the crosswalks to help your child know and learn the safe way to cross. We will have street patrols on duty. We do not …

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June Newsletter 2016 Year End

Posted June 27, 2016


Another great year has come to pass and it is incredible to reflect on all of the things we have done as a community and school. Thanks to everyone who made this year a success! Parents and Guardians, Volunteers, School Council, Students and Staff. Please take the time to …

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June Newsletter 2016

Posted May 30, 2016

Notes from Mrs. Mortimer and Mr. Keesmaat :

June is not only a time to wrap up the learning year but a time for celebration! On June 2nd all students will be provided with a free hot dog and dance party at second nutrition break to celebrate the great efforts we have made for our …

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