News & Announcements

ETFO Jan. 28 strike: All UGDSB elementary schools to close - UGDSB secondary schools will remain open

On Tuesday Jan. 28, all UGDSB ELEMENTARY schools will be closed to students due to the one-day ETFO strike, unless the strike is averted. Elementary schools will re-open to students on Jan. 29. All UGDSB SECONDARY schools will remain open to students on Jan. 28 and will operate as usual. Jan. 28 is an exam day in secondary schools; exams will continue as scheduled.

TRANSPORTATION: On Jan. 28, buses/student transportation for all UGDSB elementary students will be cancelled; transportation for UGDSB secondary students will run as normal.

COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOLS AND CHILD CARE: Community Use of Schools and third-party operated child care centres remain open during this labour action. Some Before and/or After School Programs may be operating and each operator will communicate directly with families.​

UPDATES: Please continue to check the board website for updates at

Welcome Back!

Posted August 30, 2019

We are excited about our new year ahead. Staff have been working hard to ensure a great start for all! In terms of first day expectations, please encourage your child to enter the school yard as they normally would. All staff will be outside with grade specific signs to help ...

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What you need to know to register your child for school

Posted August 12, 2019

The 2019-2020 school year begins on September 3, which means it is almost time to register your child if you are new to the Upper Grand District School Board.

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Posted June 12, 2019

Good afternoon parents and guardians, If you were not able to order the yearbook through the school before our deadlines, there is still an opportunity to do so. Please use the following link to order your yearbook directly from the company. If you encounter any problems ordering, please contact the company ...

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Community Garden

Posted June 11, 2019

Our students have been working hard on our new pollinator garden! We are in need of families who would be willing to help water for a week or two this summer. If your family is willing, please contact Gillian Siegwart ( Thank you!

Grade 7 Information Night

Posted June 7, 2019

Please join us for our Grade 7 Information Night on Wednesday June 12th, at 7:00.

Grade 8 Graduation

Posted May 28, 2019

All grade 8 students are asked to be at school for 6:30 pm on June 26th. Our Graduation Ceremony will begin at 7:00, and the dance will follow. The evening will conclude at 10:00pm. Thank you.


Posted May 27, 2019

Dear Elora Public School Families,   Parent Council is excited to announce that we’ve chosen to be a part of the Plantables School Fundraising Program for 2019. We’re aiming to raise money for the Celebration Fund that will allow us to support members of our school community.  We get 10% of every  order that ...

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Pride Month

Posted May 24, 2019

The month of June is Pride month. Many of our students, staff, parents/guardians and community members identify as members of the Rainbow or LGBTQ+ community. Flying the Pride flag not only signals that our schools are safe spaces for everyone, it also aligns with our Vision Statement and Guiding Principles ...

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Grade 7 Information Night

Posted May 17, 2019

Wednesday June 12 7 p.m Elora P.S. Grade 7 parent night (students are welcome to attend)

Lunch Program

Posted May 15, 2019

Our last day for this year’s salad bar lunch program will be June 13th. For those who rely on this program on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, please come with food from home for the last two weeks of June.   Each week, we go through a mountain of vegetables and it all ...

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DATE CHANGE: Special Olympics Track & Field Meet moved to Wednesday May 15

Posted May 12, 2019

Due to rain in the forecast, the Special Olympics Track & Field Meet has been postponed to Wednesday May 15, 2019.

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Music Monday

Posted May 3, 2019

Music Monday is this coming Monday May 6, at 11:15. Kindergarten, primary choir, intermediate band, and a couple of individual students will be performing. All are welcome to attend.

Thank you!

Posted May 2, 2019

A HUGE thank you to the students of Elora Public School who raised over $600 for the children in Books with Wings. Thank you for your remarkable efforts and your generous hearts.

Forest of Reading Authors coming to Guelph Library

Posted April 23, 2019

Forest of Reading Comes to Guelph! An event for young readers featuring Forest of Reading award-nominated presenters Jean Little, Jess Keating, Deborah Kerbel and Joe Weissmann Readings, demonstrations and interactive fun! Saturday May 11, 2019, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. at Guelph Public Library - Main Branch, 100 Norfolk Street, Guelph

Student Walk Out

Posted April 4, 2019

Dear parents and guardians, On Thursday April 4, a group of Elora students walked out of class as part of a provincial student walkout organized in response to education changes made by the Ontario government. Please note that these walkouts were not school or board sanctioned events. We wanted to make you ...

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Family Fun Night

Posted April 1, 2019

Fa​mily Fun Night is this Thursday April 4th from 5-7pm. Come join us for games hosted by Jester's, a bookfair hosted by The Bookshelf and Makerspace activities throughout the hallways. Pizza dinner is available to purchase in the gym. Thank you to everyone who has supported our Readathon. Please make ...

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Thank you

Posted March 31, 2019

A huge thank you to all our Readathon Donors!


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