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ACRA EVENT

Posted May 4, 2018

ACRA Information Flyer Fam Fun Event

Warm Weather Protection!

Posted May 1, 2018

Parents please remind your child and send them prepared for warmer weather.  Here is a couple of reminders about how to protect yourself when out and about in the heat:

Wear lightweight, light-colored, loose-fitting clothing, and a wide-brimmed hat.
Use a sunscreen with a sun protection factor (SPF) of 30 or more.
Drink …

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Long Term Accommodation Plan Final Report (Draft) – Public Meetings

Posted April 11, 2018

The Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) is going to be presented at 5 regional public meetings throughout the month of May.

The draft report includes a list of proposed short (1-5 yrs.) and long (6-10 yrs.) accommodation priorities. The report does not include any recommended changes to school programs or boundaries. …

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Release of the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft)

Posted April 6, 2018

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Board staff is presenting the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) and Phase 2 Public Engagement Plan at the Board’s Business Operations Committee meeting on April 10, 2018.  The meeting will be held at the Guelph Board Office located at 500 Victoria Rd N, Guelph …

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April News has been posted!

Posted March 29, 2018

Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) – Update

Posted March 5, 2018

PinThe first phase of public engagement for the UGDSB Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) is complete.  Thank you to all who attended a workshop or provided input online. Your feedback will be shared in a report to trustees on March 20, 2018.

One of the questions that we …

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Cancelled Evening Session March 7

Posted March 2, 2018

Please spread the word that there will be no Parent Council event on March 7th.  Parent Council tried to put together an event around internet safety for the evening of March 7th but due to a number of different circumstances we decided to not proceed with the event.  We would like to postpone an …

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LTAP Public Workshop – Cancellation Notice

Posted February 20, 2018

Due to continued inclement weather and low visibility due to fog, the Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Long Term Accommodation Plan public workshop to be held at Norwell DSS has been cancelled.  All are welcome to attend the next scheduled workshop on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Centre Wellington DHS in Fergus starting at 7pm. 

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Wallace Cumming Park Survey

Posted February 16, 2018

Please take a moment to fill in the survey regarding park improvements.

Here is the link to the Wallace Cumming Park Survey:

 

https://goo.gl/forms/XSY9VhfHWUtHnVFE3

Invitation – Long Term Accommodation Plan

Posted February 15, 2018

On January 30, 2018, trustees approved a Public Engagement Plan as a part of the Board’s process to develop a Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP).  The LTAP is a strategic review of the Board’s facilities, population projections, and enrolment forecasts.  At the end of the process, the LTAP will identify accommodation priorities for the …

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School Climate Survey

Posted February 7, 2018

Parents, please take a few moments to fill in this school climate survey, your input is highly valued!

Copy this link to your browser.

https://uoguelph.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bEhl62tXnwYxzh3

Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Background Report and Public Engagement Plan

Posted January 31, 2018

On January 30, 2018, trustees approved a Public Engagement Plan as a part of the Board’s process to develop a Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP).
The LTAP is a strategic review of the Board’s facilities, population projections, and enrolment forecasts. At the end of the process, the LTAP will identify accommodation priorities for the Board. Public engagement is an important part of the LTAP process. We want to have conversations with our school communities to promote a shared understanding of local school issues.

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ACRA needs your help! Please take a moment.

Posted January 31, 2018

Hello Alma Public School,

 

Residents of the Alma Community – YOUR OPINION MATTERS!!

 

In December 2002, the residents of Alma participated in a community wide survey to determine the most effective utilization of the 25 Acres of land that had been donated by Wallace Cumming. Now, we, the Alma Community Recreation Association (ACRA) are reaching out …

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Online Safety At Elora!

Posted January 23, 2018

Elora Invite

Please see the exciting invitation from Elora Public School!

Invitation From Elora!

Posted January 15, 2018

MARK YOUR CALENDARS and please plan to attend the Social Media and Online Safety parent presentation on February 5th at 6:00 PM.  Presented by social networking and online safety expert Paul Davis (bio below) – you don’t want to miss this eye-opening and informative presentation!  The evening session is specifically geared for parents and …

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Transportation Clarification

Posted January 10, 2018

Transportation Clarification

Dear Parents,

Recently it came to my attention that Wellington-Dufferin Transportation had changed route 201 from a Division 2 route (Blue card Centre-Wellington) to a Division 3 route (Pink card North Wellington).  Transportation did not communicate this change to the school nor did they properly inform parents.  They have apologized for this error.  Through …

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Mark Your Calendar!

Posted November 28, 2017

3rd Annual Alma Dance-A-Thon !

Dear Parents, on December 15th we will be having a funtastic time here at Alma P.S. We will be dancing the afternoon away to promote fun and fitness (and hopefully raise a little bit of money while we are at it). From 11:45-12:45 the Primary kids will be in the …

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Parent Involvement Event

Posted October 19, 2017

Mark your calendars!  The UGDSB Parent Involvement Committee invites you to join them for an informative evening for parents and caregivers.  Dr. Laura Markham will be speaking on the topic “How to Get Your Child Cooperating Without Yelling, Threats or Punishment.”  Learn some practical, everyday strategies to help you raise a …

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Walk at school day!

Posted September 18, 2017

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Bus Students

Posted September 12, 2017

Dear Parents please be reminded that if for some reason you give your son or daughter permission to NOT take the bus on a particular evening you must advise us of this decision.  In the event of a breakdown or other unforeseen event we would be expecting your child on the bus.  To avoid …

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