News & Announcements

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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Walk to School Day

Posted October 3, 2017

ON OCTOBER 4TH, UGDSB IS CELEBRATING WALK TO SCHOOL DAY AND WALK AT SCHOOL DAY! Walk to School Day is an international event that encourages students to be active on their journey between home and school. The Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Active and Safe Routes to School (ASRTS) committee encourages parents and guardians to walk,

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Central PS Bullying Prevention Plan

Posted September 27, 2017

Please take some time with your child to review Central's Bullying Prevention Plan Bullying Plan 2017 PDF

Terry Fox Walk and Dress Like a Superhero Day

Posted September 27, 2017

Thursday, September 28th is Terry Fox Walk and Dress like a Superhero Day! Remember to bring a twoonie for Terry!

Walk to School Day – October 4th

Posted September 26, 2017

Join us on October 4 for Walk to School and Walk at School Day! Wednesday, October 4th is Walk to School Day and Walk at School Day! On Walk to School Day students from more than 40 countries will walk, bike or wheel to and from school. When the route to school

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New Family Welcome and Meet the Teacher Night

Posted September 20, 2017

Looking forward to seeing Central students and families Thursday, September 21st. New Parent Welcome in the library - 6:00 - 6:30 Meet the Teacher - 6:15 - 7:00

Fresh From The Farm Fundraiser!

Posted September 20, 2017

Fresh From The Farm Fundraiser Has Started! It's Harvest Time - support your school, support local farmers, and support healthy living! Family, friends, and neighbours may also want to purchase locally grown Ontario produce.  Students can canvas to increase their sales.  Prizes for highest sellers! School Council

First Day of School Plan

Posted August 29, 2017

  Central Families Please find below a reference for the first day of school: Staff members will meet students outside at the back of the school Please direct your child to the appropriate grade level sign posted Once the bell has gone, teachers will call out names and take their new class

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Posted June 21, 2017

IMPORTANT! Tomorrow's school wide field trip to the Arboretum has been postponed due to weather.  We will reschedule the trip for the fall.  Please note, pizza day will be on Friday as planned.

School Council Annual Family BBQ

Posted June 4, 2017

You’re invited! Central Public School   Annual Family BBQ Thursday June 15th 5:30-7:30pm Come join our school community for food and fun in the school playground!   The event will be run by donations - pay what you can. We’ll be cooking up locally made burgers, portabella

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Action Required!

Posted May 1, 2017

YMCA-YWCA of Guelph April 28, 2017 The YMCA-YWCA of Guelph has committed to the Upper Grand District School Board to operate an extended day program for JK/SK children as well an After school program for children in grades 1-6 at 3 new locations this September.  The programs will run from 3-6pm,

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International Day Of Pink – April 12th

Posted April 11, 2017

April 12, 2017 is International Day of Pink.  It is a day where communities can unite in celebrating diversity and raising awareness to stop all forms of bullying. Show your support on April 12th by wearing pink!

Central Public School Participated in Earth Hour

Posted March 30, 2017

Please follow the link below: Central Public School-Earth Hour Cerificate

Parent Council Presents: Kate Jones March 28th

Posted February 28, 2017

School Council Presents:

Free Parent Evening! “Raising Positive Happy Kids”

Presented by Kate Jones and Associates

Tuesday, March 28th, Central School Library, 6:30-8:00pm

Why is resilience so important to your child’s overall development? Resilience helps kids navigate struggles at home and at school.

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Secondary French Language Instruction

Posted February 7, 2017

Parents invited to share feedback on secondary French language instruction The UGDSB is currently conducting a review of French as a Second Language (FSL) instruction at the secondary level. Parents and guardians with children in high school are being asked to provide input into French language instruction. From February 7 to March

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