News & Announcements

Parents of Grade 8 Students – Help Needed

Posted April 16, 2018

Dear Parents of Graduating Students,

It’s hard to believe that in just over two short months, our grade 8 students will be graduating. The tradition at Elora PS is to pull together a group of wonderfully supportive parents with an eye for decorating. This committee would be responsible for ...

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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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Jersey Day on Thursday

Posted April 10, 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. #humboltstrong

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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Read-A-Thon: Last Call

Posted March 29, 2018

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Read-A-Thon! Our halls are filled with characters from our books. I walked by many princesses and superheroes. Even the Paper Bag Princess was here!  Forms and Reading Logs were due today, however, if you have any other donations (cash or ...

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Feedback welcome on draft board policies

Posted March 29, 2018

The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public input on draft policies. Currently under review are: Policy 214 – Accessibility Standards Policy 518 – Students with Life-Threatening Medical Conditions These policies are important to students, parents, staff, school councils, community partners and members of the local community because ensuring people with disabilities ...

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What Can You Do This Month? – Environmental Newsletter

Posted March 26, 2018

Environmental Newsletter Insert April 2018

Talking About Mental Health – April 2018 Spring Clean Your Mental Health!

Posted March 26, 2018

It’s Spring!  Flowers blooming, birds chirping, sun shining.  There is nothing quite like it.  Often we Spring Clean our homes – tuck winter away, clean out the cobwebs and get ready for summer. Spring is a time of renewal.  Why not use this momentum for a mental health renewal? Let the ...

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Get ready for our Read-a-thon

Posted March 9, 2018

The Read-a-thon will begin March 19th with packages were sent home this week! Sponsors TREMENDOUS GRATITUDE TO OUR PRIZE SPONSORS! We were overwhelmed by the response from our families, community members and local business owners who helped to contribute to our raffle table. We are so grateful to our amazing school and ...

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Grade 7 & 8 – Permission Forms

Posted March 9, 2018

Grade 7 and 8 students were given these forms this week. All forms must be returned by Monday, March 19th. Since that is our first day back after the break, we've attached the form here for those students who forgot their forms at school.  Regular attendance is expected for this ...

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March 9th Deadline

Posted March 7, 2018

Time is running out for parents to have their voices heard!  You still have time to complete our School Climate Survey! Please take 5 minutes to fill it out. Parent survey direct link: https://uoguelph.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9NxSF6jZm5I11Hv Thank you to those who have already completed our School Climate Survey. We appreciate your voice!

Information from Public Health

Posted March 6, 2018

March is Nutrition Month! Starting from a young age, inspiring children to shop, cook and prepare food can set them up for a lifetime of healthy eating. A great way to teach kids about food is to let them shop and cook with you. Kids are also much more likely ...

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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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Five Days of Giving

Posted March 2, 2018

Time and time again, the people of Centre Wellington have come together to support the families within our community. The staff and students of Elora Public School would like to do their part to give back.  In a joint effort between Mrs. Abercrombie’s grade ones, and the Intermediate Leadership Team, ...

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School Council Meeting – Tuesday, March 6th

Posted February 28, 2018

We will be meeting on Tuesday, March 6th at 7:00pm in our library. Join us to learn more about what's happening at Elora Public School!

Read-a-thon Preparation

Posted February 27, 2018

Dear Parents/Guardians, We have some exciting news to share. Our Library/Makerspace has received a grant for a major renovation over the summer of 2018. In preparation for this renovation, we plan to run a Read-a-thon to fundraise for the furniture and materials needed to complete the new space in the fall. ...

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Talking to Children

Posted February 26, 2018

How many times have you asked your child what they did in school today and they said “nothing”? Do you feel that most of the conversations you have with your children are just about telling them what to do? Many parents feel this way; life is busy. Giving children opportunities to ...

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