News & Announcements

Help Decorate Our Tree This Week!

Posted December 4, 2017

Our student leadership team would like to support the Adopt-A-Family Holiday Program. This week only, we will be collecting hats, mittens, scarves and socks to decorate our empty tree in the front hallway with new, warm donations.  We need your help.  The Center closes and on Dec. 11 so we ...

Getting Ready for High School

Posted December 4, 2017

Join the staff at CWDHS for an overview of what to expect in Grade 9! Information sessions include Academic/Applied/Essential Pathway Choices, Supports & Skills for Success, Burning Questions about Grade 9, and Elective Course Choices. An open house of the school will follow, where students and their families can see ...

Feedback Welcome on Draft Board Policies

Posted November 29, 2017

The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public input on draft policies. Currently under review is the following policy: Policy 317 – Fees for Learning Material and Activities This policy is important to staff, students, school councils, and parents because every student is entitled to participate in the regular day school ...

Drop In Support – in Centre/North Wellington

Posted November 29, 2017

See the attached flyer for resources and support that may be helpful to you or someone you know. Drop In Support Fergus1

Look What’s Coming Up At EPS!

Posted November 22, 2017

It looks like there is a lot happening at EPS over the next few weeks. Be sure to mark your calendar! Parent Teacher Interviews - Nov. 23 - Nov. 24.   Today is the last day to book your interview online. If you require ...

Items Needed!

Posted November 21, 2017

Wanted: All gently used items for our Green Gryphon Holiday Gift Shop.  Items can be dropped off starting Monday, November 27 in the junior pod.  The Holiday Gift Shop will be open on Monday, December 18 and Tuesday, December 19.  All items will be $2 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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.  ...

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 ...

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!

Updated September 27, 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 ...

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  &                                                        ...

Changing Our Beliefs and Attitudes About Math

Posted September 27, 2017

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