News & Announcements

Important information regarding WHY Survey – a joint survey between UGDSB and WDG Public Health

Posted November 8, 2019

This year Upper Grand District School Board and Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health are collecting information on student health and well-being from youth, parents and school staff. The Well-Being and Health Youth Surveys are designed to help us understand how well we are doing creating safe, welcoming, and inclusive environments in our schools. It also provides important information about the physical and mental health of youth in our area. 

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Response to the Article about Drinking Water in Schools

Posted November 7, 2019

In light of a recent national investigation regarding lead levels in drinking water across Canada, and questions we have received at the school, we wanted to provide you with information regarding the strict and comprehensive testing that happens at all UGDSB schools. The school board has been testing lead levels in ...

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Windjammers Benefit Concert for Aberfoyle Music November 30th!

Posted November 6, 2019

As mentioned earlier, we are pleased to have this excellent group provide a benefit concert to allow the school to replace instruments.  We hope you can come!  There will be a notice brought home with instructions about how to purchase tickets online or at the door. They will be $20 each ...

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Santa Parade, Aberfoyle!

Posted November 5, 2019

Santa Claus Parade

Aberfoyle

Sunday, November 24th, 2019

2:00 PM

Please bring a non-perishable food item or items for

“The Food Bank”

Items will be picked up along the parade route

Parade Route: Starts at the Township of Puslinch Offices

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LAST 3 DAYS: HOPE HOUSE FOOD DRIVE!

Posted November 4, 2019

Aberfoyle's Me2We group is looking forward to their tour of the HOPE HOUSE building and learning about what this community organization does this coming Friday morning. There is also an opportunity to get involved in helping sort and bag bread. This group of socially active students has also been working on ...

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Use of Mobile Devices in School

Posted November 4, 2019

There has been some media coverage about the use of cell phones and other devices in classrooms. To provide you with information, below is a link to our USE OF MOBILE DEVICES BY STUDENTS that is part of our digital citizenship and safety procedures.   https://docs.google.com/document/d/1We20Coqy-BhnK4NV8rGfU5wi8__bwGNbzKvQZvLEZoQ/edit?usp=sharing   The next to last paragraph states:   It ...

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An Excellent Junior Cross-Country Event!

Posted October 30, 2019

Congratulations to our junior cross country runners. On October 23, 35 members from grades 3 to 6 represented our school very well at the junior, B Division cross country tournament at the Puslinch Community Center. Our girls aged 9 and under placed 3rd, our 10-year-old girls placed first and ...

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Exciting News! A Benefit Concert of Aberfoyle Music and Call for Sponsors

Posted October 29, 2019

Hello Aberfoyle Community; Recently there was an article written by Barbara Bulmer in the Puslinch Pioneer about the fine music program being delivered by our teacher, Melissa Gray. As a result of that, we were fortunate to have drums donated and contacts to offer assistance. We also received a call from a ...

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Please Sign in if Coming into the School

Posted October 29, 2019

Hello Parents, Guardians and Community Members; As you can imagine, we have many people who come into the school to drop off children, pick them up or meet with staff members. We also have folks who deliver items, pick up packages or provide maintenance services for us. It is important for us ...

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Puslinch Library November Programmes

Posted October 22, 2019

Puslinch Branch, 29 Brock Rd. S, Puslinch ON, 519.763.8026   PD Day Programme: Postcards for Peace (Grades JK-6) ​Visit our postcard station at the library to express messages of thanks to those who served Canada in times of war, military conflict and peace.  Please register. Friday, November 1, 10:30 - 11:30 am   Postcards for Peace (All ...

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That Time of Year: Head Lice Reminder

Posted October 22, 2019

We have had some reports of children encountering head lice and have sent some notes home. While they are a nuisance, head lice are not a health hazard or communicable disease. To confirm a case you will need to find live lice. They are usually ...

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Talking About Mental Health November 2019 – Nature and Mental Health

Posted October 22, 2019

Fall is here and so is that pre-winter chill!  Getting outside makes such a difference to how we all are doing inside. Spending time in nature improves our mental health and well-being.  Being outdoors is a simple way to add some much needed down time from screens. Adding some time ...

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Monthly environmental activities to help celebrate our planet Friday November 29th is BUY NOTHING Day!

Posted October 22, 2019

Don’t buy, give. “No one has ever become poor by giving”, Anne Frank Celebrate Buy Nothing Day on November 29th! Buy Nothing Day is an awareness day highlighting society’s habit of buying too many things. It is a day for society to examine the issue of over-consumption and is held on ‘Black ...

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Monster Mash Hallowe’en Party, Picture Day, Thanks for Singing!

Posted October 22, 2019

Monster Mash Halloween Party, Picture Day, Thanks for Singing! Hello everyone. following are a few reminders and a thank you. Remember to come to the Monster Mash Halloween Dance for Junior Kindergarten to Grade Six children this Thursday October 24th, from 5:30 until 7:30. Games, prizes and snacks! Wear your ...

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Picture Day is Coming Next Week!

Posted October 18, 2019

Hello Parents, Picture Day is coming on Friday, October 25. Order your pictures on mylifetouch.ca using your Picture Day ID which can be found on your Picture Day order form.
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