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12 Ways to Make Sure Your Family (and You) Get your Dose of VITAMIN ‘N’ this Summer!  

Posted June 18, 2019

 

The benefits are clear. Now, more than ever, we can feel good about getting our family and ourselves outdoors and into Nature. It reduces stress levels, improves mood, boosts our immune system and helps us to increase our physical activity!

 

Put nature on the calendar. If you plan the family’s sports commitments and vacations in advance, do …

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Damp and Warm Weather = Head Lice Note!

Posted June 13, 2019

We have had some reports this week 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. Your best defense is to check daily to avoid them becoming a larger problem.

To confirm a case you will need to …

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Thank you and a Request for Guardians of the Garden

Posted June 10, 2019

Thank you for coming to the Outdoor Family Fun Day! The weather was beautiful and the activities were excellent! The board at the front entrance highlights the many things we accomplished this year. Take a look. You will be impressed!

We could really use your help this summer! If you enjoyed all the changes then …

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Outdoor Family Fun Day – TOMORROW – June 8th from 1:00 until 3:30!

Posted June 7, 2019

Thanks so much to Ron Gordon, Wellington systems for installing 5 beautiful rocks into our Learning Garden. A big vote of appreciation   also goes to the Mast family for providing us with a lovely stone for the garden and tree cookies to provide an excellent pathway!

 

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Me2We Pie Plate Payback Fundraiser!

Posted June 7, 2019

Starting Monday, June 10 until Friday, June 14th, Me2We will be selling tickets for our final fundraiser of the year to support the Forgotten People Connection and the schools they are building in Africa. Six teachers at Aberfoyle have offered to ‘take a pie in the face’ for charity.
• Mrs. Stewart
• Mrs. Singh
• Mrs. …

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Aberfoyle Public School’s Volunteer Tea!

Posted June 6, 2019

To all of those who have generously given their time and effort to help make Aberfoyle Public School a better place …

Please join us!

Aberfoyle Public School’s
VOLUNTEER TEA

Library Learning Commons
Thursday, June 20th
3:15 – 4:15 PM

“One of the greatest gifts you can give is your time.”

Please see the link below…

 

Volunteer Tea 2019

A Request for Newspapers for Planting Day!

Posted May 24, 2019

Hello.

You are probably aware of the Greening Program being carried out by students, staff and our School Council. We now have a wonderful sand play area for Kindergarten Students, a no-mow space for native plants, tires and posts installed into our yard for creative play and our Learning Garden, to teach children about …

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Policy Update

Posted May 13, 2019

At the April Board meeting, changes to the following policies were approved.  The new documents are now posted on the board website (www.ugdsb.ca/board/policy).

103 – Trustee Code of Conduct

318 – Responsible Use of Digital Technologies

Thank you.

 

Aladdin Performances This Week!

Posted April 29, 2019

We are excited about the Aberfoyle musical, ‘Aladdin’ this week! We have 3 evening performances on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, starting at 6:30 PM.

We still have some tickets available for Wednesday and Friday. Thursday is SOLD OUT. If you would like a ticket, please send a note to your child’s home room teacher. They …

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Wings of Freedom!

Posted April 8, 2019

Come take your picture in front of our Wings of Freedom display in our Human and Environmental Rights display co-created by 1/2B and 7/8C learning buddies.

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Puslinch Library May Program

Posted April 8, 2019

Please visit www.wellington.ca/Library for a complete list of upcoming programmes. All branches closed May 20.

 
Puslinch Branch, T 519.763.8026
 

Harry Potter Book Day Contest (All Ages)

Colour a picture of Palmerston’s very own Hogwarts Express, the “Old ’81” Engine. Plus, enter your ballot for a chance to win a prize! Drop in.

Wednesday, May 1 – Friday, May …

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Diversity Data Survey

Posted April 8, 2019

The UGDSB is conducting a system-wide survey, to help the board understand the demographic makeup, diversity and ongoing needs of our student population. The sole purpose of this survey is to gain a better understanding of the students and families in our communities, so that the board can program effectively and provide the right …

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Human and Environmental Rights Museum Night

Posted April 4, 2019

Please join us on April 10, 2019 from 5 -7pm to celebrate Aberfoyle Public School’s Human and Environmental Rights Museum Open House.

 

Opening Ceremonies in the Gym- 5:00- 5:15 PM

Our evening will begin in the gym with a special guest speaker, Nancy Rowe, who is a Mississauga, Ojibwe of the Anishinaabek Nation located at New …

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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.

Aberfoyle PS and Erin PS had successful run at Provincial Cardboard Boat Race

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, the 60s Scoop, along …

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