News & Announcements

ILPS Mascot

Posted June 22, 2018

News Flash: The new ILPS mascot is…

 We are thrilled to announce the new logo for ISLAND LAKE PUBLIC SCHOOL
This animal symbolizes intelligence, resilience, agility and community.
It is … The Osprey!

Please click on the link below to see an Osprey in action!!!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nA3LtXnNIto

Ospreys, also known as Fish Hawks, are shorebirds. They are often found near water. In fact, Island Lake Conservation Area has a resident Osprey!

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June 2018 Newsletter

Posted June 12, 2018

"One kind word can change someone's entire day." --anonymous June Newsletter 2018

Staff Presentation of the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report

Posted June 8, 2018

The Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) will be presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on June 12, 2018. Pin The meeting starts at 7 pm in the boardroom at the Guelph Board Office, 500 Victoria Road N, Guelph.

The final report has considered the feedback received during the second phase of public engagement conducted throughout

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May 2018 Newsletter

Posted May 1, 2018

"Don't be afraid to change. You may lose something good but you may gain something better" -- unknown May Newsletter 2018

Long Term Accommodation Plan Final Report (Draft) – Public Meetings

Posted April 11, 2018

The Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) is going to be presented at 5 regional public meetings throughout the month of May.

The draft report includes a list of proposed short (1-5 yrs.) and long (6-10 yrs.) accommodation priorities. The report does not include any recommended changes to school programs or boundaries. Pin

We invite you to attend

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Release of the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft)

Posted April 6, 2018

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Board staff is presenting the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) and Phase 2 Public Engagement Plan at the Board’s Business Operations Committee meeting on April 10, 2018.  The meeting will be held at the Guelph Board Office located at 500 Victoria Rd N, Guelph starting at 7:00pm.  All are welcome to attend.

The draft report includes

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April 2018 newsletter

Posted April 5, 2018

April Newsletter 2018 Please remember to dress for the weather. "Always find a reason to laugh. It may not add years to your life, but it will surely add life to your years."--kindnessindemand.org

Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) – Update

Posted March 5, 2018

PinThe first phase of public engagement for the UGDSB Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) is complete.  Thank you to all who attended a workshop or provided input online. Your feedback will be shared in a report to trustees on March 20, 2018.

One of the questions that we have received at the workshops is what will be included in

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March 2018 newsletter

Posted March 2, 2018

We love March because Spring is "almost in the air". Mar Newsletter 2018

LTAP Public Workshop – Cancellation Notice

Posted February 20, 2018

Due to continued inclement weather and low visibility due to fog, the Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Long Term Accommodation Plan public workshop to be held at Norwell DSS has been cancelled.  All are welcome to attend the next scheduled workshop on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Centre Wellington DHS in Fergus starting at 7pm.  Please visit www.ugdsb.ca/ltap to get more information, provide feedback, complete

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Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Background Report and Public Engagement Plan

Posted January 31, 2018

On January 30, 2018, trustees approved a Public Engagement Plan as a part of the Board’s process to develop a Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP).

The LTAP is a strategic review of the Board’s facilities, population projections, and enrolment forecasts.  At the end of the process, the LTAP will identify accommodation priorities for the Board.

Public engagement is an important part of the LTAP process.  We want

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Kindergarten registration for 2018-19 is January 9-19

Posted December 6, 2017

Kindergarten registration for September will be held from January 9-19. Please click the link to read more regarding the new process for registration. Kdn Reg  

Pre order Pancakes for Deck the Halls

Posted November 29, 2017

Please use the link below (by cutting and pasting in to your browser) to pre-order free pancake treats for students & their siblings.  Order are due before December 3rd. https://goo.gl/t9VRFW  

Booking Teacher Interviews ONLINE – November 2017

Posted November 16, 2017

Dear Parents/Guardians:   The link to the online interview booking site is https://www.ugdsb.ca/pti

For Parent/Teacher interviews on the evening of Thursday, November 23, 2017 and all day Friday, November 24, 2017, appointments will be booked online. The site will open today, Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 3:00 pm and will close Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 10:00 pm.  We ask that all parents please book an appointment with their

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Paralympic star Sarah Gillies inspires Island Lake PS students

Posted November 9, 2017

Thank you to Sarah Gillies for sharing her story with our community.  Click on this link for more information.  https://www.ugdsb.ca/blog/paralympic-star-sarah-gillies-inspires-island-lake-ps-students/
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