News & Announcements

Daily School Absence Report

The UGDSB is reporting daily on school absence rates, allowing us to monitor absenteeism rates and transparently share this information with the public. To view the dashboard, click here

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 ...

March 9th Deadline

Updated March 6, 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: Thank you to those who have already completed our School Climate Survey. We appreciate your voice!

Information from Public Health

Updated February 28, 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 ...

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 ...

Five Days of Giving

Updated March 1, 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, ...

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. ...

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 ...

Action Required: Please complete the UGDSB Climate Survey for Parents

Posted February 22, 2018




  This is an anonymous survey that is completed every two years Allows the School and Board the opportunity to assess the perceptions of safety from students, ...

Live Free Campaign – many ways to donate!

Posted February 21, 2018

We are so lucky to have our Salad Days and Snack Program at Elora Public School!  Thanks to our volunteers and support from Food & Friends, our students have access to healthy, free lunches and snacks. To help keep our programs going strong, we have a few special days planned ...

LTAP Public Workshop – Cancellation Notice

Posted February 20, 2018

Due to continued inclement weather and low visibility due to fog, the Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Long Term Accommodation Plan public workshop to be held at Norwell DSS has been cancelled.  All are welcome to attend the next scheduled workshop on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Centre Wellington DHS in Fergus starting at 7pm. 

Public Health Message – Important

Posted February 15, 2018

Media Advisory Live Facebook Flu Forum With Public Health Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health will be hosting a live forum about the flu on Facebook on Thursday, February 15 at 7 p.m.  

Thank you!

Posted February 13, 2018

Thank you so much to everyone who came out to listen to Paul Davis talk to us about Social Media Safety. We had about 80 people in the audience!  That was the largest turnout in Center Wellington, according to Paul. Here are some of the messages, for parents, we heard ...

Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Background Report and Public Engagement Plan

Posted January 31, 2018

On January 30, 2018, trustees approved a Public Engagement Plan as a part of the Board’s process to develop a Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP).
The LTAP is a strategic review of the Board’s facilities, population projections, and enrolment forecasts. At the end of the process, the LTAP will identify accommodation priorities for the Board. Public engagement is an important part of the LTAP process. We want to have conversations with our school communities to promote a shared understanding of local school issues.

Taking Care – opportunities for students

Posted January 29, 2018

Please find attached two flyers for upcoming programs: Conquering Teen Anxiety – Ages 12-14 Conquering Teen Anxiety 2017 2018 Protecting the Girl in Me – Ages 10-12 Protecting The Girl In Me 2017 2018

Information from Public Health

Posted January 29, 2018

In Ontario, the Immunization of School Pupils Act requires that all students attending school be fully immunized or have a valid exemption on file. Public Health mailed notices to elementary students with incomplete records at the end of November. If you received a notice that your child’s record is incomplete, the ...

Busses are cancelled today

Posted January 23, 2018

All school buses in Divisions 2, 3 & 4 are cancelled today due to icy road conditions. All schools are open except those dependent on transportation.
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