News & Announcements

DATE CHANGE: Special Olympics Track & Field Meet moved to Wednesday May 15

Posted May 12, 2019

Due to rain in the forecast, the Special Olympics Track & Field Meet has been postponed to Wednesday May 15, 2019.

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ILPS May 2019 Newsletter

Posted May 6, 2019

Dear Parents and Guardians, Finally, the weather is beginning to look a little more spring-like!  There has been lots going on at ILPS so far this term.  The energy in the building has been very positive - we would like to take a moment to thank all of you for your

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IB Survey Response Deadline – April 12th

Posted April 10, 2019

If you have not yet responded to the International Baccalaureate survey, the deadline is this Friday, April 12th. The survey is being conducted by the UGDSB to confirm interest in and the feasibility of establishing an IB Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin. www.ugdsb.ca/IBsurvey

The International Day of Pink at ILPS

Posted April 10, 2019

April 10, 2019 marks the International Day of Pink. It is a day where communities across the country, and across the world, can unite in celebrating diversity and raising awareness to stop homophobia, transphobia, transmisogyny, and all forms of bullying. The International Day of Pink was started in Nova Scotia when 2

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ILPS April 2019 Newsletter

Posted April 8, 2019

Principal and Vice-Principal’s Message - April 2019 Newsletter Dear Parents and Guardians, Thank you for your patience.  We have been holding off on writing our April Newsletter until we received our tentative class information from the Board for next year.  Please see the details below. Thank you to all of our families for

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ILPS Student Walk Out April 4

Posted April 4, 2019

On Thursday April 4, a group of Island Lake P.S. students walked out of class as part of a provincial student walkout organized in response to education changes made by the Ontario government. Please note that these walkouts were not school or board sanctioned events. The students were out of class

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A Survey to Confirm Interest in and the Feasibility of Establishing an IB Diploma Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin

Posted April 1, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a survey to confirm interest in and the feasibility of establishing an International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin. The IBDP is respected by leading universities across the globe. IB offers an education focused on teaching students to think critically and independently,

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Staff Presentation of the 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report

Posted March 29, 2019

The 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on March 19, 2019. This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. It is necessary for staff to monitor the relevance of the Board’s work

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IB Survey

Posted March 27, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a survey to confirm interest in and the feasibility of establishing an International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin. The survey is available online from March 28 – April 12, 2019 at www.ugdsb.ca/IBsurvey.  Survey results will be included in a report

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Bag2School fundraiser

Posted March 25, 2019

The textile industry is the second greatest polluting industry in the world after only oil.  Currently 85% of textile waste is still disposed of in landfill, yet it is almost 100% recyclable (96% - 97% recoverable). From April 1 to April 23, ILPS is holding the Bag2School fundraiser. Please bring your

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Osprey Spirit Wear orders

Posted March 25, 2019

At the request of School Council, we have decided to extend the spirit wear order date to Friday, March 29th. A size running is now available in the office. Please note - all cheques are to be made payable to Print T's.  Attached is a colour copy of the order

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March School Council newsletter

Posted March 25, 2019

March 2019 NewsletterV2

Students, staff and parents – please take our voluntary Diversity Data Survey

Posted March 22, 2019

From March 22 to April 18, 2019, the Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a system-wide survey, to help the board understand the demographic makeup, diversity and ongoing needs of our student population.

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ILPS wishes all of our families a safe and restful March Break

Posted March 8, 2019

Dear ILPS families, We have had a busy start to Term 2 and are looking forward to our return to school on Monday, March 18th. The last few months of school always seem to fly by! This week we were privileged to have the Orangeville Community Band perform for all of our

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ILPS March 2019 School Newsletter

Posted March 1, 2019

Dear Parents and Guardians, The past two days of sunshine have are a reminder that Spring is around the corner!   We are all appreciating longer days (more sunshine!) and the promise of flowers blooming in the near future. We have had an excellent start to Term 2 here at Island Lake and

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