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REMINDER: GRADUATION AND SIBLING PHOTOS TOMORROW

Posted February 25, 2020

REMINDER: GRADUATION AND SIBLING PHOTOS TOMORROW! … and a weather caution …

 

This is a reminder to our Senior Kindergarten and Grade Students of the Graduation Photos …

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Climbing Program March 2 to 6!

Posted February 19, 2020

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Dear Aberfoyle students and parents,

Guelph Grotto is bringing an exciting event to Aberfoyle Public School March 2-6, 2020; the Elementary Explorers Climbing Program. This educational program focuses on team work, resilience, group and personal safety and of course, fitness and fun!  The school is offering this to all students free of …

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LABOUR: UPCOMING STRIKE DATES AND SCHOOL CLOSURES IN THE UGDSB

Posted February 5, 2020

February 5, 2020

Dear parents and guardians,

The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) has announced that its elementary
teachers and occasional teachers will participate in one-day strikes next week. The Upper
Grand District School Board will be included in two of these strikes: on Monday Feb. 10 and
Tuesday Feb. 11.

If these strikes proceed, all UGDSB elementary schools …

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Public Health: Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Week

Posted February 3, 2020

Information from Public Health:

 

Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness week is February 10-14.

 

Learning about sexual and reproductive health can play a key role in shaping a child’s views about life, relationships, and healthy development. The Ontario Health and Physical Education curriculum supports healthy growth and development for all children through age-appropriate up-to-date, and accurate …

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Puslinch Library February Events

Posted January 27, 2020

Puslinch Branch, Wellington County Library

 

Story Time (5 years and under)

Our Story Times are designed to help your child get ready for reading. Share stories, songs, rhymes, and activities aimed at developing your child’s early literacy skills. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate. ​

Thursdays, February 6 – 27, 11:00 – 11:45 am

 

Dungeons and …

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Pentominoes!

Posted January 23, 2020

Grade 7 & 8 Ss had so much fun today exploring transformations with pentominoes. How many rectangles can you make?

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January Children’s Program – Puslinch Library

Posted January 6, 2020

Puslinch Branch, 29 Brock Rd. S, Puslinch ON, 519.763.8026

 

January Closure: Wednesday, January 1, all branches closed

 

Story Time (5 years and under)

Our Story Times are designed to help your child get ready for reading. Share stories, songs, rhymes, and activities aimed at developing your child’s early literacy skills. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate. …

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Update on the Aberfoyle PS Music Program

Posted December 5, 2019

Hello everyone;

As you know we had a very successful and enjoyable concert provided to us by the Windjammers and our Grade 1 to 5 Choir on Saturday, November 30th. It was a pleasure seeing so many community members attending. I know that it is always a difficult task at this time of year to …

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Reminder: Book Parent/Teacher Interviews Online

Posted November 27, 2019

Hello. This is a reminder of the interviews coming up tomorrow evening and Friday during the day. If you have not booked one online yet, there is still time!

You will see your child’s OEN Number at the top of your child’s report card.. This will help you when you arrange your child’s parent-teacher interview …

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Grade 6 DARE Graduation November 27th!

Posted November 27, 2019

DARE Graduation

Today our grade 6’s graduated from the DARE program. Thank you Officer Jenn for providing us with ideas and understandings. Thanks also to the Puslinch …

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Talking About Mental Health December 2019 – GIVE THE GIFT OF RESILIENCY

Posted November 25, 2019

As we head through December and towards the holidays, it is important to be aware that this can be a very exciting time of year, but for some it is also a difficult time of year.

REMEMBER:

eat well
get good sleep
don’t over schedule
stay connected to family and friends
keep daily routines going

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WHY Survey!

Posted November 19, 2019

Hello everyone.

UGDSB and Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health are inviting you to participate in a survey. We are asking students, parents, teachers and school staff to share their opinions and experiences about student well-being.

What is the purpose of the survey?

The survey asks …

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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 school drinking water since …

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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 a FOOD DRIVE for …

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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 to know at all …

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