News & Announcements

YMCA-YWCA of Guelph – Seeking staff to support a Before/After School Program

Posted June 18, 2018

Message from YMCA-YWCA of Guelph:

Seeking staff to support a Before/After School Program

The YMCA-YWCA of Guelph has been working hard with the Upper Grand District school board to get an After School Program at your school. Unfortunately, there is a shortage of RECE’s in our field.  We are hoping that you can help.  If you or anyone you know are a Register Early Childhood Educator and

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Video Surveillance Camera Project Expansion

Posted June 14, 2018

In its efforts to continually review and monitor the safety of our schools, the Upper Grand District School Board is expanding its Video Surveillance Project. Once the project is complete, all UGDSB schools will be equipped with video cameras.

Over the course of next year, all remaining schools will have video cameras installed. Much of the preliminary installation work will be completed in the summer months.

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Staff Presentation of the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report

Posted June 8, 2018

The Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) will be presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on June 12, 2018. Pin The meeting starts at 7 pm in the boardroom at the Guelph Board Office, 500 Victoria Road N, Guelph.

The final report has considered the feedback received during the second phase of public engagement conducted throughout

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New June 2018 Newsletter

Posted June 4, 2018

Important Notes:
  • Principal’s Message
  • School Council News
  • Important Dates
  • Year Book Order Form - Due June 15th
June 2018

May 2018 Newsletter

Posted May 1, 2018

Important Notes:
  • Principal’s Message
  • School Council News
  • Important Dates
  • EQAO Dates
May 2018

Long Term Accommodation Plan Final Report (Draft) – Public Meetings

Posted April 11, 2018

The Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) is going to be presented at 5 regional public meetings throughout the month of May.

The draft report includes a list of proposed short (1-5 yrs.) and long (6-10 yrs.) accommodation priorities. The report does not include any recommended changes to school programs or boundaries. Pin

We invite you to attend

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West Guelph French Immersion Boundary Review Plans and Paisley Road PS JK Student Transition to Gateway Drive PS

Posted April 10, 2018

As a result of the Board Boundary Review from Fall 2017, some of the French Immersion Junior Kindergarten students who are currently at Paisley Road PS will be moving to Gateway Drive PS in September 2018. Families that are affected have already been notified about this move.

In addition, there are other changes to school attendance that will be happening over the next few years.  Schools

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Date Change – Gateway Drive French Immersion Open House

Posted April 10, 2018

May 17

Open house at Gateway Drive PS (6:30pm) for all JK/SK FI students and their families going to Gateway in September 2018. Parents will be able to tour the school with their child and ask questions of some staff members.

Letter To FI JK Parents (Only students currently at Paisley, who will be attending Gateway in September 2018

Release of the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft)

Posted April 6, 2018

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Board staff is presenting the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) and Phase 2 Public Engagement Plan at the Board’s Business Operations Committee meeting on April 10, 2018.  The meeting will be held at the Guelph Board Office located at 500 Victoria Rd N, Guelph starting at 7:00pm.  All are welcome to attend.

The draft report includes

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April 2018 Newsletter

Posted April 3, 2018

Important Notes:
  • Principal’s Message
  • School Council News
  • Important Dates
  • EQAO Dates
April 2018

Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) – Update

Posted March 5, 2018

PinThe first phase of public engagement for the UGDSB Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) is complete.  Thank you to all who attended a workshop or provided input online. Your feedback will be shared in a report to trustees on March 20, 2018.

One of the questions that we have received at the workshops is what will be included in

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March Newsletter 2018

Posted March 1, 2018

Important Notes:
  • Principal’s Message
  • School Council News
  • Important Dates
  • Spirit Wear
March 2018

French Immersion random selection process results for Gateway Drive PS

Posted February 28, 2018

The randomized list of French Immersion Pre-registration Codes for Gateway Drive PS from the random selection process on January 29, 2018 is below.

The prioritized order is as follows: i) in-area students with siblings in FI in Upper Grand; ii) in-area students without siblings in FI in Upper Grand; iii) pre-registrations accompanied by an Out-of-Area request; iv) pre-registrations accompanied by an ‘Out-of-District’ request. The list was

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Spirit Wear 2018

Posted February 26, 2018

School Council is pleased to announce that this year’s spirit wear is ready to be purchased and shown off. We are offering many great options that you can choose from. Gateway Spirit Wear 2018 Gateway Gators Logo

Parking Changes Coming March 1st

Posted February 23, 2018

February 23, 2018

Dear families,

I’m writing to ask for your help in keeping your children and our students safe. In the past few months we have experienced challenges at drop-off and pickup times with drivers stopping in no-stopping zones, blocking traffic, parking in no parking zones, and creating blind spots in the parking lot. As a result, we have had

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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.  Please visit www.ugdsb.ca/ltap to get more information, provide feedback, complete

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February Newsletter 2018

Posted February 2, 2018

Important Notes:
  • Principal’s Message
  • School Council News
  • Important Dates
February 2018

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

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Information from Public Health

Posted January 10, 2018

WDG_1480372020In 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 deadline to update your child’s record

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January Newsletter 2018

Posted January 8, 2018

Important Notes:
  • Principal’s Message
  • Kindergarten Registration
  • School Council News
  • Important Dates
January 2018

Online Kindergarten Registration – Starts Tomorrow!

Posted January 8, 2018

Kindergarten Registration 

Kindergarten registration for the 2018-19 school year is Jan. 9-19

Exciting changes are coming as we get ready to welcome our newest students to our school.

Kindergarten registration for the 2018-2019 school year will take place from January 9 to 19, 2018, and will feature a new online pre-registration process.

All Kindergarten students (JK and SK) who are new to the Upper Grand District School Board must

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December 2017 Newsletter

Posted December 3, 2017

Important Notes:
  • Principal’s Message
  • School Council News
  • Important Dates
December 2017

Bullying Awareness & Prevention Week – November 20 to 23

Posted November 20, 2017

This week, Gateway Drive PS will recognize Bullying Awareness & Prevention Week (November 20th to 23rd).

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One of the Anti-Bullying themes this year is Stand Up With Kindness so we are going to try to encourage Gators to be kind to one another.  To earn Colour House points, students are going to be given

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Rock Climbing Starts This Week!

Posted November 19, 2017

Gateway Drive is pleased to offer a great opportunity to our students. Escarpment Outdoor Adventures will be coming into our school between November 20th and November 23rd and working with all of our classes. Students are asked to bring in $5 and a signed consent form in order to participate.

Escarpment Outdoor Adventures Flyer Halton

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