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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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Well Done to Aberfoyle’s Cardboard Boat Teams!

Posted March 19, 2019

Our students headed to Waterloo to participate in the provincial cardboard boat competition.  Thanks very much to our students, parent volunteers and staff support.  Please click on the following link to read about the event. https://www.ugdsb.ca/blog/aberfoyle-ps-and-erin-ps-had-successful-run-at-provincial-cardboard-boat-race/

 SYSTEM SHUT DOWN – Feb. 25, 2019

Posted February 25, 2019

All schools and board offices are closed in the UGDSB today (Feb. 25) due to winter weather. All buses and taxis are cancelled to Upper Grand schools. This is a system shut down – staff should not report to work. Community Use of Schools at all UGDSB schools is cancelled.

Guelph Storm Visit February 20, 2019

Posted February 20, 2019

Storm STEM Thanks to our Guelph Storm for coming to talk to us about hockey and STEM. In addition, there was great reading by Storm Players to our Primary students. Storm Reading

Social Media Fitness for Families – February 27th!

Posted February 19, 2019

Social media can have great power and reach. Are you interested in finding a way to help your kids move beyond what they use social media for today? Confused about what social media is all about? Aberfoyle School Council is sponsoring an evening presentation on Wednesday, February 27th for you! This

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BUSES CANCELLED – SCHOOLS OPEN

Posted February 13, 2019

FEBRUARY 13, 2019 BUSES CANCELLED - SCHOOLS OPEN All school taxis and buses in South Wellington and the City of Guelph will not be operating today. All schools, Public, Catholic, French Public and French Catholic are open. Please also remember that if you drop off your children for school at 8:30, that you

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Family Evening Cancelled Tonight, February 7, 2019

Posted February 7, 2019

THE CLIMBING EVENING CANCELLED TONIGHT. Due to inclement weather today and this evening (Environment Canada is forecasting more freezing rain in the early evening) and having due regard for the safety of teachers and parents, we have cancelled the family evening with Elementary Explorers.

Elementary Explorers at Aberfoyle PS

Posted February 6, 2019

Children are enjoying the exercise and fun this week with Elementary Explorers.  Parents and families are invited on Thursday, February 7 from 4:00 until 7:00 PM to climb, or watch their children show off their skills. 20190205_094522

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Well Done, Cardboard Boat Teams!

Posted February 6, 2019

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR CARDBOARD BOAT TEAMS OUR REGIONAL CHAMPIONS! We congratulate both of our cardboard boat teams.  They took away gold and silver medals at the local Skills Ontario, Cardboard Boat Contest in Fergus, Ontario on Tuesday, February 5. Here are the impressive results for our teams: Aberfoyle Team 2, Boat # 27, won

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Important Message for All Families

Posted February 5, 2019

Due to inclement weather and freezing rain in the forecast for Wednesday, we are reminding all UGDSB families to please check the board website (www.ugdsb.ca), Twitter account or Facebook page on Wednesday morning for the status of school closures. Local radio stations will broadcast any school closures as well.

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The Moccasin Project

Posted January 31, 2019

This semester, the Grade 8 students at Aberfoyle Public School have been learning about First Nations, Metis, and Inuit perspectives in Canada. This unit focused specifically on Truth and Reconciliation. The students have been learning and inquiring about first contact, treaties, the Indian Act, residential schools,

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Navigating Social Media with your Children: A Special Presentation at Aberfoyle PS

Posted January 28, 2019

Social media can have great power and reach. Are you interested in finding a way to help your kids move beyond what they use social media for today? Confused about what social media is all about? Aberfoyle School Council is sponsoring

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A Lesson About Perseverance and Accessibility

Posted January 25, 2019

Wheelchair basketball at Aberfoyle today. A great time was had and lessons about accessibility were learned. Thanks Mr. Speers! 20190125_095833            20190125_110344           

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Buses Cancelled – January 23, 2019

Posted January 23, 2019

Buses Cancelled Today, January 23, 2019 Good morning; Most of you are aware that buses have been cancelled today. The school is open to those who are able to arrive safely. Please be aware that if children are dropped off in the morning, that they will need to be picked up

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Aberfoyle School Council Minutes, January 15, 2019

Posted January 21, 2019

In Attendance: Paul Tribe, Meghan DiMatteo, Alison Kwarta, Kelly Hodgson, Lindsay Dickerson, Kristina Krnjak-Holmes, Caroline Derderian 1. Welcome ● The meeting was called to order at 6:34. Kelly welcomed all members. 2. Chocolate Fundraiser ● Fundraiser was a lot of work. $10,655.00 profit. There were many aspects of the initiative that would need to change if

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