News & Announcements

OSSTF update: Dec. 11 strikes in some Ontario school boards (not UGDSB)

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that on Wednesday Dec. 11, OSSTF teachers and education workers in some school boards will take part in a one-day, full withdrawal of services in selected locations across Ontario:

The Upper Grand District School Board is not listed as one of the school boards that will be included in the Dec. 11 OSSTF job action. 

Please continue to check for updates.

Bullying Prevention & Awareness Week

Posted November 17, 2019

Kids Getting AlongThere will be some activities happening this week at FAH as part of our ongoing effort to raise awareness of and prevent bullying.  Teachers will be reading books about kindness, tolerance and acceptance to students whom they don't normally ...

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Food Drive

Posted November 17, 2019

Food BankWe will collecting food for the Guelph Food Bank starting Monday, November 18th through until Friday, November 29th.  Please send items in with your child or drop them off when you come for your parent-teacher interview.

Pizza on Snow or Bus Days

Posted November 17, 2019

Snowy WeatherOn pizza days when buses are cancelled or school is closed, the pizza order will be rescheduled for another day.  Please be aware of this if your child attends school on days when buses are cancelled.  They will need something ...

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Shoe Fair!

Posted November 14, 2019

IMG_0880Mme Hartmans' grade 3 students worked with her and M. Adams to create their own shoes.  They designed them and then prepared a marketing pitch that they shared with other classes and parents today as part of their Media Studies program. ...

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Indigo Night Monday Nov. 18!

Posted November 11, 2019

Indigo NightYou're invited to our annual Indigo Night!  FA Hamilton families and friends who purchase items at the Indigo store in Stone Road Mall on Monday, November 18th from 6-9 PM will have a portion of the proceeds come right back ...

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WHY Survey for Parents

Posted November 8, 2019

Happy KidsParents, please consider completing the WHY Survey about youth health and well-being!  We need the voices of our students and staff to get a picture of student well-being in the board and at FA Hamilton, but we need parents' ...

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Fresh From the Farm Pick-up Nov. 19th!

Posted November 8, 2019

Carrots, Potatoes, OnionsThank you to all of the families who participated in our Fresh from the Farm fundraiser this year. Through your generosity, we raised $775 for our school. Orders will be available for pick up on November 19th ...

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Important information regarding WHY Survey – a joint survey between UGDSB and WDG Public Health

Posted November 8, 2019

This year Upper Grand District School Board and Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health are collecting information on student health and well-being from youth, parents and school staff. The Well-Being and Health Youth Surveys are designed to help us understand how well we are doing creating safe, welcoming, and inclusive environments in our schools. It also provides important information about the physical and mental health of youth in our area. 

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Kindness Campaign

Posted November 4, 2019

Logo 03 Kindness Teal 2What’s the Kindness Campaign? It’s a way to encourage everyone in UGDSB school communities to use social media in effective and positive ways – we all have a role to play in making the online world a ...

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Posted October 31, 2019

PT InterviewParent-teacher interviews to discuss progress so far this year will take place on the evening of Thursday, November 28th and through the day on Friday, November 29th.  Some teachers are arranging interviews at other times that week as ...

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November Newsletter

Posted October 31, 2019

IMG_0819Please have a look at our November Newsletter!  Click here for the PDF version NL 2019 11  

Free Dental Care!

Posted October 31, 2019

Image For Dental Post (002)Free dental care for children and youth (17 and younger) Oral health is an important part of a child’s overall health and wellbeing. If you cannot afford dental care for your child, Public Health has programs that ...

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Get your Flu Shot!

Posted October 31, 2019

Flu ShotAs a parent, you are at risk of exposure to communicable diseases because of your close contact with children. Children under two years of age are the most susceptible for hospitalization related to flu and flu related complications, while 5-9-year-olds ...

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Merci à Fred E. Prior and Sons!

Posted October 30, 2019

IMG_0778 (1)Many thanks to Fred E. Prior and Sons for donating a load of rocks that will hold down the material students have put on top of our raised beds in the outdoor classroom.  This covering (now held securely in ...

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NEW! Pizza at the Hallowe’en Haunt!

Posted October 22, 2019

PizzaYou can now order a pizza for your family to enjoy at the Halloween Haunt on Wednesday, October 30th!  Check school cash online to place your order!
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