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

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.

Legion Public Speaking Contest

Posted January 16, 2018

Students from grades 1 - 8 are invited to participate in the Elora Legion, Branch 229,  2018 Public Speaking competition on Saturday, February 10th at 12 pm.  Entry Forms and Rules & Regulations information is attached, or students can pick up a copy at the office. Deadline for registration is ...

Retirement Celebration

Posted January 15, 2018

The time has come for us to wish Mrs. Thompson farewell as she enters into her retirement years. Yes, we know she looks way too young to retire, however; Wednesday, January 31st will be her last day as our Office Coordinator. Mrs. Thompson’s Upper Grand District ...

Need a winter activity idea?

Posted January 15, 2018

Winter does not have to be YUCK!  If this cold weather makes you want to curl up and hibernate we have something for you.  It's a tradition that is older than hockey and is just as spirited and team oriented.  It is called the "Snow Snake Games".  Check ...

Social Networking Safety Presented by Paul Davis

Updated January 15, 2018

Many of our children use social media as their main way to interact with their peers. Do we know what apps they use?  What do we need to know about social media and our children? Paul Davis will be joining us for an educational presentation about social media. Find out what  ...

Welcome Back!

Posted January 9, 2018

Another new year begins - welcome 2018! We hope that everyone has had a chance to relax and enjoy some quality time with family and friends over the Holiday Season. The start of school, after a significant break, always provides a good opportunity to re-establish routines that will promote a ...

A message from our Student Leadership Team:

Posted December 12, 2017

Five Days Of Holiday Spirit !!                                 

The holiday season is coming soon!! To encourage school spirit, the Leadership Team is introducing the Five Days of Holiday Spirit. Here is what you can look forward to: Monday, Dec 18 -Holiday hats - Bring ...

The New Horizons Band & Choir – Coming To EPS

Posted December 4, 2017

The New Horizons Band, a 50-member concert band from Guelph and related Drama Choir is performing in our school gym! Come and join us for this musical presentation on Friday, December 8th from 1:45 - 2:45.     
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