News & Announcements

Breakfast with Santa – Saturday, December 2nd!

Posted November 7, 2017

That's right, the big man is coming back to Eramosa PS on December 2nd. Mark your calendars and stay tuned for more information soon!

Poinsettia Fundraising Information

Posted November 7, 2017

Hello Eramosa Families;

We are hoping you have discovered our Poinsettia Fundraising flyer in your child’s backpack or agenda this weekend. EPSAC committed to a hybrid-model of fundraising this school year, meaning families could choose the donation method (see attached flyer) or to support traditional fundraising methods (or both!).

The Poinsettia Fundraisier has been a popular one in the past, where families order

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School Council Poinsettia Fundraiser has begun!

Posted November 2, 2017

Hallowe’en is in our rear view mirror so now it’s time to start thinking about our next big holiday! Please take a minute to check out the first Eramosa PS School Council fundraiser of the year. Click on the links below. All proceeds go directly back to supporting students and activities in our school. Thanks!

Poinsettia Choices:

EPSAC Poinsettia 2017

Poinsettia Order Form:

EPSAC Poinsettia 2017 Page

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Principal’s message for November

Posted October 30, 2017

Reflection and Communication

Dear Eramosa Families,

November is a time for reflection and communication at Eramosa PS. We start the month off by stopping to remember the men and women who fought to keep our country free on Remembrance Day. This year our Remembrance Day ceremony will take place on November 10th starting at 10:20am, and all are welcome to attend

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November Newsletter is now online

Posted October 30, 2017

Click the link to read this month's newsletter - NEWSLETTER Eramosa Nov 2017 Don't forget to check the calendar on our website for up to date event information!

Talking About Mental Health November 2017

Posted October 27, 2017

Talking About Mental Health November 2017 – Talking to Your Child/Youth about Tragic Events

When a tragic event occurs, children and youth will hear about these events through media, peers or other sources. These are difficult topics to talk about and your response will shape your child/youth’s core beliefs.

Tips for talking to children/youth about tragedies

You know your child/youth best, and you’ll have a good idea

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November 24th is BUY NOTHING Day!

Posted October 27, 2017

November 24th is BUY NOTHING Day!
Celebrate Buy Nothing Day on November 24th!
Buy Nothing Day is an awareness day highlighting society’s habit of buying too many things. It is a day for society to examine the issue of over-consumption and is held on ‘Black Friday’, which is one of the busiest shopping days in the United States.

 “We are also consuming and trashing clothing at

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EPSAC Alternative Fundraiser Info & Fall Newsletter

Posted October 20, 2017

Please read the following two important updates from the Eramosa PS School Council: EPSAC Fall Newsletter 2017 Eramosa Public School Advisory Council Alternative Fundraiser Fall 2017  

October EPSAC meeting minutes are online

Posted October 20, 2017

Click the link to read the full meeting's minutes. October 2017 EPSAC Minutes - Draft


Posted October 19, 2017

STAY​ ​CONNECTED​ ​WITH ERAMOSA​ ​PS​ ​THROUGH YOUR​ ​SMARTPHONE We​ ​are​ ​pleased​ ​to​ ​announce​ ​that​ ​the​ ​Upper​ ​Grand DSB​ ​is​ ​introducing​ ​a​ ​new​ ​parent​ ​communication tool​ ​for​ ​your​ ​smart​ ​phone.​ ​Designed​ ​to​ ​streamline communication​ ​between​ ​schools​ ​and​ ​the communities​ ​they​ ​serve,​ ​the​ ​Upper​ ​Grand​ ​Mobile app​ ​provides​ ​parents​ ​with​ ​a​ ​simple​ ​interface​ ​with up​ ​to​ ​date​ ​information​ ​including​ ​news,​ ​calendars and​ ​social​ ​media​ ​feeds. The​ ​Upper​


“How to Get Your Child Cooperating Without Yelling, Threats or Punishment.” Information evening

Posted October 19, 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 help you raise a self-disciplined child who WANTS to cooperate!

There are two locations for

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November Events at the Rockwood Library

Posted October 19, 2017

November 2017 Rockwood Branch Library Events for Families and School-Age Children

 Movie Afternoon: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (All Ages)

Get ready for the release of the newest Star Wars film by joining us for a showing of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”. Rated PG. Drop in.

Saturday, November 4, 1:00 pm

Postcards for Peace (All Ages)

Visit our postcard station at the library during Veterans’ week to express messages of

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Halloween Dance is Thursday Oct. 26th!

Posted October 17, 2017

Everyone is invited! Halloween Dance_2017 copy

Resource Fair November 22nd!

Posted October 13, 2017

On Wednesday, Nov. 22nd, a great resource fair will take place in Centre Wellington supporting families with Children who have Developmental Disabilities. UGDSB, in partnership with WCDSB and DSO have put this together. A great opportunity for families to connect with agencies, as well as private providers who offer programs for children and youth with disabilities. See pdf attached for more info! resource fair

September School Council Minutes are now online

Posted October 12, 2017

Click the links to read the full minutes and report. September 2017 EPSAC minutes Sept 2017 Treasurers Report

A Teacher and Student Pep Talk…

Posted October 6, 2017

In honour of World Teacher Appreciation Day last week, Eramosa PS gathered together to appreciate all our amazing teachers. We watched the video to remind us all of how important of a job it is to be a teacher and a student and what we need to do to make this year great! Hopefully you will watch the video too!

October’s Info on Mental Health, Environment and Math Education

Posted October 4, 2017

Here are three quick but informative reads provided to us by the UGDSB's program department. #1 Building Resilience - Talking About Mental Health Oct 2017 #2 Information about Walk to/at School Day - Environmental Newsletter Insert Oct 2017 (which was a huge hit at school as many students enjoyed getting a walk in before they started the day. #3 Math Instruction - ChangingBeliefsandAttitudes (1)

October Newsletter is available

Posted October 4, 2017

Hi everyone, it is hard to believe that October is already started! The following link can take you to this month’s quick newsletter NEWSLETTER Eramosa Oct 2017. We are starting to move away from the monthly newsletter format and will start to post news on our website as it becomes available. You can also access our the same important posted news and dates on our

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The 2017-18 Bullying Prevention Plan is now online

Posted October 2, 2017

Students, Parents and staff have come together to co-create a new Bullying Prevention Plan for Eramosa PS for 2017-18. Please review the plan by clicking on the following link: Eramosa PS Bullying Prevention Plan 2017-18 (1) If you have any questions or comments about the plan please contact Mr. Guyitt.

Wednesday is Walk TO School/ Walk AT School Day!

Posted October 2, 2017

On Wednesday Oct 4th, we will be getting some fresh air and thinking about healthy living and helping the environment by participating in the annual Walk to School / Walk AT School day! We will take a short walk around our school grounds to start the day off right. See the link for more info. iWalk-General-Poster-2017-English
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