News & Announcements

Police Presence in Schools town hall and survey info

Posted October 19, 2020

Please read the following for information on the UGDSB’s Police Presence in Schools virtual town hall and survey.

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Halloween!

Posted October 16, 2020

Vector illustration - halloween costume characters We are excited to celebrate the Halloween tradition with a few modifications this year.  Please connect with your child's teacher about the specifics of October 29.  Here are some general guidelines: Kindergarten: Encourage your child to wear something with Halloween spirit such as ...

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Survey to request change between in-person and remote learning (Oct. 14-21)

Posted October 13, 2020

To request a change between in-person and remote learning, elementary parents/guardians must complete the Intent to Change Survey between October 14-21. The deadline to complete the survey is Oct. 21 at 4pm.

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Provide your input: Police presence in UGDSB schools

Posted October 9, 2020

This October, the Upper Grand District School Board is holding a town hall and survey, asking participants for their input regarding the presence of police in UGDSB schools.

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Orange Shirt Day

Posted September 29, 2020

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Aberfoyle, don’t forget to wear your Orange Shirt tomorrow!

Orange Shirt Day, a day to honour residential school survivors and their families is Wednesday, September 30th.  

Orange Shirt Day is a legacy of the St. Joseph Mission residential ...

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UGDSB launches The Umbrella Project to support mental health and well-being

Posted September 29, 2020

At the Upper Grand District School Board, we value mentally healthy schools, classrooms and work sites. This year, in order to further help support the mental health and well-being of UGDSB students and staff, we are introducing The Umbrella Project to schools and offices.

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Parent Information: Monitoring and Managing COVID-19

Posted September 18, 2020

The UGDSB would like to remind all parents that they have an important role to play in preventing COVID-19 in our schools.

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Picking Up Instead of Bus?

Posted September 14, 2020

Due to the new Public Health guidelines restricting entry to the school, we have needed to change the way the school is notified about students being picked up at the end of the day instead of taking the bus. If your child normally takes the bus but is being picked up ...

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Reminder to parents: Please screen children every day before coming to school

Posted September 11, 2020

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health and the school board would like to remind all parents/guardians that they are to screen their children every day for COVID-19 symptoms, prior to coming to school.

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Next Week & School Supplies

Posted September 5, 2020

We are looking forward to welcoming students on Thursday (surname A-L) or Friday (M-Z) next week!  Classroom teachers will be calling families on Tuesday and Wednesday to introduce themselves, update information and let your child know where to meet them on the first day.  A map of teacher locations for ...

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Letter to parents from Public Health – back to school

Posted September 3, 2020

A letter to parents/guardians from Dr. Nicola Mercer, Medical Officer of Health and CEO of Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health.

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Welcome Back!

Posted August 28, 2020

Welcome to the 2020-2021 School Year! 

  We are looking forward to welcoming all of our new and returning students back to Aberfoyle P.S. this September! As you are aware, the Upper Grand District School Board has put extensive plans in ...

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IMPORTANT: New schedule for staggered entry

Posted August 28, 2020

In order to ensure the safety of students and to provide additional time for staffing schools, the Upper Grand District School Board’s schedule for staggered entry has changed. 

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Registration Day – September 1, 2020

Posted August 23, 2020

Welcome new students and families to Aberfoyle Public School! New Student Registration for the 20-21 school year will take place on Tuesday, September 1st, 2020 for those who did not register before the summer. In order to follow public health regulations, a registration table will be setup at the front entrance ...

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Changing Pre-Registration Decision – Deadline Sunday Aug. 23 at 4pm

Posted August 19, 2020

In light of recent updates with respect to reopening models and masks, parents/students in both elementary and secondary schools are being given the opportunity to change their original pre-registration decision regarding in-person or remote learning.

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