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Guest Speaker Tuesday, May 15th 6:30pm

Posted May 14, 2018

Free Workshop for all Central Parents and Caregivers! Tuesday May 15th, Central Public School Arts Room 6:30-8:00pm "Don't Pay Attention -- Make Attention: From Cell Phones to Self-Regulation" Professor Marcel O'Gorman Central P.S. School Council has invited guest speaker Marcel O'Gorman, University Research Chair and Professor of English

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In Recognition

Posted April 11, 2018

In recognition and respect for the Humboldt Broncos, students and staff are wearing jerseys on Thursday April 12th. Our hearts are with everyone affected by this tragedy.

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

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

Posted April 6, 2018

Pin 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

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Update on 75 Dublin Street

Posted March 22, 2018

The City of Guelph has scheduled a Special City Council Meeting to receive the 75 Dublin Street Decision Report. The meeting will take place in the City Hall Council Chambers (1 Carden Street, Guelph) on April 18, 2018 starting at 6pm. Members of the public are invited to attend.

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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

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Silent Auction Last Call for Donations!

Posted February 27, 2018

Silent Auction Last Call for Donations! Wednesday February 28th is the last call for silent auction items - that's tomorrow! Please drop off items to the school office. The Silent Auction is our biggest fundraiser of the year and it is this Friday March 2nd!  The back doors of the school will

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Update on 75 Dublin Street Build

Posted February 23, 2018

Please follow the link below to an update on the 75 Dublin Street build.  Information was shared at last nights School Council meeting:

75 Dublin Street North Official Plan Amendment Update Feb 2018

School Climate Survey

Posted February 22, 2018

PLEASE COMPLETE THE UPPER GRAND DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD CLIMATE SURVEY FOR PARENTS This is an anonymous survey that is completed every two years Allows the School and Board the opportunity to assess the perceptions of safety from students, staff, and parents

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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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Central PS Silent Auction

Posted February 7, 2018

Central PS Annual Silent Auction Friday March 2nd 2017 - 6:30-8:00 pm Mark your calendars!  Central Public School’s BIGGEST EVENT OF THE YEAR is soon upon us.  The Silent Auction is our favourite event and your participation is crucial in making it a great success!  We are inviting Central School families to participate

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School Community Update

Posted February 2, 2018

75 Dublin – School Community Update Meeting, - Thursday, February 22, 2018 – 7:30pm The City of Guelph has distributed of a Public Meeting on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 starting at 6pm in Council Chambers at City Hall.  The City’s notice describes the purpose of the applications as follows: “An Official Plan

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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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Kindergarten Registration January!

Posted December 21, 2017

Mark your calendars! Kindergarten Registration for the 2018-19 School Year is January 9-19 Exciting changes are coming as we get ready to welcome our newest students to our school. Kindergarten registration for the 2018-2019 school year will take place from January 9 to 19, 2018, and will feature a new online pre-registration

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Central PS Greeting Card Fundraiser

Posted December 7, 2017

  To Central Families, We are sending home a package of Central School greeting cards to each family.  There are 4 blank cards and 4 cards with “Peace on Earth” written on the inside.   Originally, these cards were sold for $10.00.  This year we would like to

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Feedback on Draft Board Polices

Posted December 1, 2017

Feedback welcome on draft board policies The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public input on draft policies. Currently under review is the following policy: Policy 317 – Fees for Learning Materials and Activities  This policy is important to students, staff, school councils and parents because every student is entitled to participate

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Fresh From the Farm Pickup Monday

Posted November 16, 2017

Central Families! Monday, November 20th is the Fresh From the Farm pickup day.  Please come to the gym doors at the back of the school.  Pickup times are: 3:15 - 4:00 and 6:30 - 7:30.

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week

Posted November 16, 2017

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week November 20 - 23rd, 2017 Goal - To plan activities that have students active and working together (collaboration) Monday, November 20 - Zumba in the gym with Lauren Beattie Tuesday, November 21 - Classroom Activities with a focus on conflict vs bullying Wednesday, November 22 - Colour House Activity Thursday, November 23 - Assembly Looking

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Kindergarten Registration

Posted November 14, 2017

Mark your calendars! Kindergarten Registration for the 2018-19 School Year is January 9-19 Exciting changes are coming as we get ready to welcome our newest students to our school. Kindergarten registration for the 2018-2019 school year will take place from January 9 to 19, 2018, and will feature a new online pre-registration

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75 Dublin OMB Update

Posted October 4, 2017

As many of you may be aware, the proposal to construct a 5-storey apartment building at 75 Dublin Street North (tennis court property) has been appealed to the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB).  The developer, the Upper Grand District School Board and the Guelph Old City Residents’ Association have all filed

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