News & Announcements

3rd Annual Green Gryphon Holiday Gift Shop – coming soon

Posted November 16, 2017

Green Gryphons met yesterday and are very excited about the 3rd Annual Green Gryphon Holiday Gift Shop. Start setting aside any gently used items from home.  Stay tuned for more specific details to follow. 

Progress Reports Come Home Today

Posted November 16, 2017

Students will be given their Progress Reports today. Parent -Teacher interviews will be held on Thursday, November 23 (evening) and Friday, November 24 (all day).  Instructions for our on-line Parent Teacher Interviews will be included with your child's report.

How to Get Your Child Cooperating Without Yelling, Threats or Punishment

Posted November 2, 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 self-disciplined child who WANTS to cooperate!     There are

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Gryphons watch Guelph Storm!

Posted October 17, 2017

Have you purchased your Guelph Storm tickets yet? Deadline for purchasing tickets has been extended until Monday at midnight!

Everyone is invited to come and show their Elora Public School school spirit and cheer on our choir and the Guelph Storm on November 12th at 2:00

Our special ticket price is $18 and can be purchased through school cash online. If your child is in the choir

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Being Thankful

Posted October 11, 2017

With Thanksgiving recently in our minds, we are thankful for our Salad Days program! We would like to thank these special organizations who provide funding to operate this much needed program: The Children's Foundation of Guelph and Wellington's Food & Friends Program, the Ministry of Children and Youth Services, and all of our volunteers.  Together we are bringing healthy food to hungry minds!  http://www.childrensfoundation.org/downloads/positioning-statement.jpg

Changing Our Beliefs and Attitudes About Math

Posted October 11, 2017

Myth of the Math Person

Most people believe that math is one of those subjects that you either “get” or you “don’t get.” This way of thinking cannot be further from the truth; there is no such thing as a math person. Everyone can achieve in any subject with hard work, perseverance, and someone to guide them. They key to shattering this myth is developing a

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Talking About Mental Health October 2017 – Building Resilience

Posted October 11, 2017

Resilience is our ability to recover from difficulties and adapt to change; to be able to function as well or better after a challenge.  Resilience is an important part of good mental health. We all can develop resilience, and we can help our children and youth develop it as well.  The following tips are taken from Resilience Guide for Parents and Teachers, by the American

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Elora Public School Day at The Guelph Storm Game November 12th at 2:00 PM! 

Posted October 4, 2017

Back by popular demand:

Elora Public School day at The Guelph Storm Game November 12th at 2:00 PM!  $18 per ticket ($4 goes back to our school for wellness programs).  Guelph Storm vs. Sudbury Wolves – wear your Elora PS colours and cheer for the Storm!  Our choir will be singing the national anthem at the beginning of the game. *Choir members singing the anthem

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Elora Public School Knit Hats Available!!

Posted October 4, 2017

Elora PS knit hats are now available at Village Kids in downtown Elora.  Pom pom style in red, black, grey or pink. Slouchy knit style in black or grey.

Participate in International Walk to School Day on October 4th 2017!

Posted October 1, 2017

In October we celebrate active travel by encouraging students to walk or bike between home and school. Walking or cycling to school gets kids outside every day actively enjoying their natural environment. They arrive at school better able to concentrate and learn.

“In the 2015 ParticipACTION Active Healthy Kids Canada Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth, the overall grade for Canadian children and youth remains

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Tomorrow is a busy day!

Posted September 27, 2017

Here is a schedule for those of you who are able to participate in tomorrow’s events:

9:00  – 10:30  Assembly in the Gym  &                                                                                     

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Changing Our Beliefs and Attitudes About Math

Posted September 27, 2017

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Save the Date!!

Posted September 22, 2017

On Thursday, September 28th, you are invited to come join us for our Assembly at 9:00 am followed by our Terry Fox Run. Again this year we will be collection donations. Our goal is for each student to bring a “Toonie for Terry”. Let’s go Gryphons!

You are also invited to our Open House on Thursday night from 5:30 – 7:00pm.  We hope to see you

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Salad Days start this week

Posted September 18, 2017

Get ready Gryphons! Our salad days start tomorrow. All students are welcome and donations are accepted. A big thank you to our volunteers who shopped and prepared our vegetables for tomorrow.  Remember:                          Tuesdays & Thursdays at 2nd Nutrition Break – Intermediate Salad Bar                    

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Reminder for parents/guardians: Accidents happen – be prepared with Student Accident Insurance

Posted September 11, 2017

Parents/guardians are responsible for expenses related to student injuries on school premises during school activities.  Accidents can and do happen and the costs involved might not be fully covered by Provincial Health Care or employer group insurance plans.

The Upper Grand District School Board is empowered under The Education Act to offer Accident and Life Insurance for students.

Information will be sent home with respect to Student

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First Day of School – September 5, 2017

Posted September 5, 2017

Welcome Back! It was great to see so many eager students entering Elora Public School this morning!! We are looking forward to a great year of learning! Below you will find an electronic version of our newsletter and our lunch order information.

Family Handbook Sept 2017

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If you have any questions, please contact us at 519-846-5999.

B. Ellery (Principal), T. Reiner (Vice Principal) and the

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