News & Announcements

Water Testing for Lead

Posted October 10, 2019

The UGDSB has completed the third year of the Ministry mandated three-year testing period for Elementary Schools.   The linked letter below provides general information about the process. Water Testing For Lead Further information, along with school specific results, are posted online on the board website at

Holiday Shopping

Posted October 3, 2019

The youngest and/or only child in each family came home today with two special catalogues to share with their families. The major fundraising initiative for School Council this year allows you to do some holiday shopping. The Santa's Helper catalogue is filled with over 100 items including gift wrap, kitchen

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Job action and labour updates: Information for parents/guardians 

Posted October 3, 2019

Parents/guardians are encouraged to visit for on-going updates from the school board regarding provincial job action. 

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Posted October 3, 2019

Iwalk Oct In October we celebrate “active travel” by encouraging students to walk or bike between home and school, or to actively travel as much as they can in their local environments. 4 ways that walking, biking or rolling can benefit kids     by Katherine


Sub Days

Posted October 3, 2019

SubSub Days happen every other Tuesday at CHES, with the first sub day happening on October 8. Families can purchase subs online until the end of the day today (Oct 3). This round of orders will finish on November 5. To order

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School Update – October 1

Posted October 1, 2019

Happy October and welcome back to all of our friends who were away yesterday to celebrate Rosh Hashanah.   Due to the weather forecast, the cross country meet has been postponed until next Wednesday. Centennial Hylands will benefit from the Adopt a School program which is running

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School Messenger App

Posted September 30, 2019

A new parent communication service called School Messenger App will be used in many classrooms this year. The app allows teachers and school administrators to send messages directly to groups of parents or individual families.   To  begin receiving messages download the School Messenger App from either  iTunes

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Reminders – Week of September 23

Posted September 23, 2019

There are lots of great events happening at CHES this week. Monday and Tuesday - Good luck to our Junior and Intermediate soccer teams. The tournament is held at CHES and we are pleased to welcome all of the Dufferin schools to Shelburne. Wednesday - Rowan's Law Day - Rowan Stringer was

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For the Love of Reading

Posted September 20, 2019

For the Love of Reading, run by Indigo/Chapters, is supporting the CHES library and we need your help.  Clicking on the link below will take you to a CHES wish list of books.  These books have been selected by Mrs. Macdonald, our teacher librarian, and reflect the materials that our

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Creating A Culture of Privacy

Posted September 20, 2019

  Annotation 2019 09 20 093528 It is the responsibility of everyone to protect students’ personal and confidential information All parents, guardian, and visitors to the school are reminded that the privacy of all our students must be maintained at all times.  We are ultimately responsible

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School Update – September 13

Posted September 13, 2019

It was great to see some new and familiar faces at School Council on Wednesday.  Thank you to Tiffany McCabe, Kelly Walsh, Tracy King-McFarlane, Christine Quesnelle and Tania Alexander for volunteering their time to be on the School Council Executive.   School Council is organizing a fun, family

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September School Council Meeting

Posted September 9, 2019

Our first school council meeting of the year will be held this Wednesday at 6:30 in the CHES library.  All parents are welcome to attend.   Did you know that parental involvement is one of the most significant factors contributing to a child’s success in school. When parents

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Bullying and Conflict

Posted September 5, 2019

At Centennial Hylands, we take all incidents of bullying seriously. If your child is the victim of bullying or sees bullying behavior at school, please encourage him/her to speak with someone at school or use our board’s online reporting tool. Report Bullying gives students and parents 24/7 access

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