News & Announcements

ETFO Jan. 28 strike: All UGDSB elementary schools closed - UGDSB secondary schools remain open

On Tuesday Jan. 28, all UGDSB ELEMENTARY schools are closed to students due to the one-day ETFO strike. Elementary schools will re-open to students on Jan. 29. All UGDSB SECONDARY schools remain open to students on Jan. 28 and will operate as usual. Exams will continue as scheduled.

ELEMENTARY TRANSPORTATION: On Jan. 28, buses/student transportation for all UGDSB elementary students is cancelled.

SECONDARY TRANSPORTATION: Divisions 1-4 = ALL OK

COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOLS AND CHILD CARE: Community Use of Schools and third-party operated child care centres remain open during this labour action. Some Before and/or After School Programs may be operating and each operator will communicate directly with families.​

FEB 3-7 STRIKES: UGDSB elementary schools will be closed to students on Feb. 4 and Feb. 6, unless the ETFO strikes are averted. For additional details visit: http://ow.ly/iXz450y69uN

UPDATES: Please continue to check the board website for updates at www.ugdsb.ca/labour.

Information for parents/guardians about coronavirus

Posted January 27, 2020

Information for UGDSB parents and guardians regarding coronavirus.

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DHPS Movie Night – January 30th

Posted January 23, 2020

Movie Night Please join School Council for our first movie night of the year. The attached poster can be seen throughout the school. Announcements are being made and kids are excited to come watch Dumbo at 6:00pm  and/or  Aladdin at 8:00 pm. Students attending must be accompanied by an adult. ...

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Important letter regarding Term 1 Report Cards

Posted January 22, 2020

Please read for important information about the impact current provincial job action will have on elementary Term 1 report cards.

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Important information about the Transportation website during strikes

Posted January 20, 2020

Please read for important information about student transportation (busing) communication during a strike that results in the closure of schools to students. 

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“There will be more waste plastic in the sea than fish by 2050” Dame Ellen MacArthur

Posted January 12, 2020

It’s a brand new year and the perfect time for positive change. For example, let’s end plastic pollution.

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Based on the daily news, it’s never been more critical to increase your environmental efforts. ...

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NEW DATE: JK Registration & French Immersion On-Time Application Window

Posted January 10, 2020

The French Immersion on-time application deadline has been extended to Monday January 20, 2020, at 4 p.m.

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Lowered Flags Today

Posted January 10, 2020

Our flags will be lowered  until the end of the day on Friday, January 10, 2020 to honour the victims of the plane crash in Tehran, Iran, on January 8, 2020.

Before and/or After School Program (BASP)

Posted January 10, 2020

Currently there is no Before and/or After School Program (BASP) at Drayton Heights Public School.   Parents are asked to complete the Board survey online.  The survey link is available on the Board website starting January 7th through to the end of January 2020.  The Board survey ...

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Graduation and Sibling Photos January 14th

Posted January 9, 2020

This week, Sibling photo day flyers went home with youngest and only students and Graduation photo flyers went home with Grade 8 Students.  Photo day will be on TUESDAY JANUARY 14th.   If you wish your children to have sibling photos taken, please fill out and return the form with your oldest ...

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Kindergarten Registration begins January 7th, 2020.

Posted January 6, 2020

Registration for new UGDSB JK and SK students for September 2020 will take place at your child’s home school from January 7-17, 2020.

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Supervisors Needed

Posted January 6, 2020

We are looking for supervisors for both nutrition breaks.  Each nutrition break is 45 minutes, with both indoor and outdoor portions. If you are interested, please contact the office.

Welcome Back!

Posted January 6, 2020

The staff at Drayton Heights Public School wishes our families all the best in 2020! We are excited and ready to get back to school! Since we left, you will notice some renovations have been completed. Staff were not permitted to be in the school over the break so that ...

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Kindergarten Registration January 7-17, 2020

Posted December 20, 2019

Kindergarten registration is coming soon!  Our online tool allows parents to pre-register online when it's convenient for them! Online pre-registration is required for all NEW JK and SK students in the Upper Grand District School Board. How to register: Pre-register online at www.ugdsb.ca/kindergarten Make sure you get a pre-registration confirmation email after ...

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School Council Meeting Cancelled

Posted December 11, 2019

Tonight's School Council meeting has been cancelled. Our next meeting will be in January. Hope to see you then.

No Child Without

Posted December 9, 2019

MedicAlert Foundation of Canada has developed No Child Without - a charitable program that protects children and supports school officials to address concerns about student living with chronic medical conditions or special needs. This program provides children and students, attending participating schools, one FREE MedicAlert ID and FREE MedicAlert membership coverage ...

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Talking About Mental Health December 2018 – GIVE THE GIFT OF RESILIENCE

Posted December 4, 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 ...

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Students Create Change Challenge

Posted December 4, 2019

For the rest of 2019 Students Create CHANGE wants to make CHANGE by collecting your...CHANGE!  Mr. Lobb, Mr. Brunet, and Mr. Speers will be doing a Decem-beard, growing their beards into the first week back in 2020. In the meantime classes will be collecting change which will all ...

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It’s that time of year…

Posted December 4, 2019

See the attached link and check out our calendar to see what's happening at DHPS this month! Me2We December Events

Santa Sale, Vendor Sale and Frozen Food Pick Up

Posted November 21, 2019

Recently a flyer went home regarding School Council's Santa Sale, Vendor and Frozen Food pick up date and times.  See you then! 75640776_1400312813464568_5006386838550609920_n

Do you have a child starting JK or SK in September 2020?

Posted November 19, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is hosting four Kindergarten registration INFORMATION nights in November and December 2019.

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