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May 2017 Newsletter Now Available!

Posted April 26, 2017

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PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE

“Happy Spring!”  It’s great that the warmer weather is finally here.  Our schoolyard is very busy all the time. Students are learning the joy of playing outside both as part of the curriculum and at recess. Many of our classes are taking advantage of having …

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School Council PRO Grant Survey

Posted April 3, 2017

From our School Council…

Some of the schools in our South of Guelph community are exploring the possibility of working together on a joint PRO Grant to pull in more resources and support one another community wide. We are asking parents to provide input on topics that are of interest, to support us in building …

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April Newsletter Now Online!

Posted March 28, 2017

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PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE

Thank you so much to all of the students, staff and families who have made my transition to Westminster Woods so smooth!  It has been a great first couple of weeks!  I am excited to continue to get to know everyone at the school.

This is …

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March 2017 Newsletter

Posted February 27, 2017

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PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE

Hello Trail Blazers!

I am thrilled to be joining the Westminster Woods Community and look forward to my first day on Monday March 6th.  I am excited to be part of such a great team of hardworking staff members, wonderful students and dedicated parents.

Just a bit about …

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PARENTS INVITED TO SHARE FEEDBACK ON FRENCH

Posted February 7, 2017

Parents invited to share feedback on secondary French language instruction

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 …

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February Newsletter 2017

Posted February 1, 2017

PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE

Writing this is bittersweet for me, as this is my last Principal’s Message.  After 30 years in education, I have decided to retire.  My last day at Westminster Woods is February 17th.  We are pleased to welcome Mrs. Allison Stoffman as our new principal.  More details are available in the most recent blog …

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Welcoming a New Principal to Westminster Woods

Posted February 1, 2017

My letter of retirement was shared last night at the UGDSB Board of Directors meeting. After 30 years in education I am saying goodbye and looking forward to new possibilities. My last day will be Friday February 17th. It has been a privilege to be principal at five wonderful schools with the Upper Grand …

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RESILIENCE PRESENTATION LAST NIGHT

Posted January 24, 2017

Westminster Woods Parents Learn About Positivity and Resilience

On Monday, January 23, a keen and engaged group of about 25 parents from Westminster Woods Public School enjoyed Kate Jones’ presentation entitled “Raising Positive, Happy Kids!” Kate explained how to promote resilient abilities in kids and how to empower resilience through the strengths that each child …

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