News & Announcements

LABOUR: Upcoming strike dates and school closures in the UGDSB

Due to provincial strike action, Upper Grand DSB schools will be closed to students on the following dates (unless the strikes are averted):

  • Friday February 28 (elementary and secondary schools)

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

Hot Lunch “Make Up” Days

Please be aware of the following hot lunch make up days:

  • Tuesday January 28th Meatballs will be moved to Tuesday March 24th
  • Tuesday February 4th Pasta will be moved to Tuesday March 31st
  • Tuesday February 11th Hot Dogs will be moved to Tuesday April 7th

This list will be updated as necessary.

Milk “Make Up” Days

Milk “Make Up” days are as follows:

  • Wednesday January 15th milk will be handed out on Monday March 2nd
  • Tuesday January 28th milk will be handed out on Tuesday March 3rd
  • Tuesday February 4th milk will be handed out on Wednesday March 4th
  • Thursday February 6th milk will be handed out on Thursday March 5th
  • Monday February 10th milk will be handed out on Friday March 6th
  • Tuesday February 11th milk will be handed out on Monday March 9th
  • Friday February 21st milk will be handed out on Tuesday March 10th

This list will be updated as necessary.

ECO Club – Winners of UGDSB Contest

Posted February 24, 2020

Congratulations to our ECO team members who were named a winner in the 2020 UGDSB Eco Resolutions Contest. Members of this club were given glass water bottles for their efforts and the school receives $500 to go towards an environmental initiative of their choice! Thanks to everyone for supporting our ...

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Drayton Youth Centre GYM NIGHT

Posted February 24, 2020

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STEM Camp

Posted February 24, 2020

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Pizza & Milk Orders March-May

Posted February 19, 2020

The current pizza and milk order period ends at the end of February. We will continue to offer pizza on Wednesdays and Fridays.  You can order pizza for March through to the end of May using School Cash Online.  Orders are due Friday February 28th. Milk make up days start March 2nd.  ...

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Drayton Soccer Registration

Posted February 19, 2020

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February 21st Pizza and Milk

Posted February 18, 2020

As you already know, schools will be closed to students on February 21st, unless a deal is reached at the provincial bargaining table for OSSTF and ETFO members by midnight February 20th. Friday February 21st is normally a pizza day.  Due to the large amount of pizza we order on Fridays ...

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Visitors to School

Posted February 10, 2020

For the safety of all students, we would like to remind everyone that all visitors to the school must check in at the office upon arrival.  This would include parents who were phoned to come pick up a sick child, a parent who made arrangements to pick up their child ...

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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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