News & Announcements

Staff Presentation of Orangeville/Dufferin Erin IB Survey Results and Feasibility Study Report

Posted June 7, 2019

Thank you to all who filled in the survey to express interest in an International Baccalaureate programme (IB) in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin. The survey results and other feasibility criteria such as enrolment levels, participation rates and financial implications of offering the IB programme have been considered in the report “Orangeville/Dufferin

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Last School Council Meeting of the Year

Posted June 3, 2019

School Council Meeting Minutes April 30th 2019 Our next meeting will be held in the staff room on Tuesday, June 11 @ 6:30. Please join us for the last meeting of this school year.

Congratulations to Mrs. Reiner

Posted May 29, 2019

Congratulations to our Principal, Mrs. Reiner. At the Board meeting last night, it was announced that she will be transferring to the role of Principal at Drayton Heights Public School at the end of this school year.  Although she will be missed by students and staff, we will continue on

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Clothing Drive Fundraiser – Start collecting now!

Posted May 23, 2019

Rain in the forecast means lots of time for spring cleaning!  Again this year, our school will be participating in a Clothing Drive Fundraiser. By supporting this fundraiser, you will help us make more technology (i.e. Chromebooks, i-pads, etc.) available to more of our students on a daily basis! Bagged items

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Moving over the summer?

Posted May 20, 2019

If you, or if you know of a family, moving over the summer, please let the office know. This will help us as we prepare for September!

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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Thank you for your donations

Posted May 6, 2019

Thank you so much for participating in our Live Free Day! In April, students raised money for our snack and breakfast programs. For a day, students were encouraged to wear a hat, chew gum or both!  The donations quickly grew and with on-line donations, we raised a total of $500.00.

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Back by Popular Demand – Bag Of Books For A Buck!

Posted May 6, 2019

This Thursday, we will have our second "Bag of Books for a Buck" event. Bring a bag. Bring a loonie.

Coming Soon – Renovations at Grand Valley & District PS

Posted May 6, 2019

Grand Valley & District Public School will be undergoing some renovations between now and the end of August. Starting this month, specific areas of our yard and school may be fenced off as the renovation process begins. The safety of our students is our number one concern. If

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Pizza Kit Pick Up

Posted April 15, 2019

Thank you School Council and to everyone who participated in our Little Cesar's' Pizza Kit Fundraiser. ALL orders need to be picked up on Wednesday, April 17th between 5 - 7 pm.  If you can not make it that night, please arrange for your order to be picked up, as

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IB Survey Response Deadline – April 12th

Posted April 10, 2019

If you have not yet responded to the International Baccalaureate survey, the deadline is this Friday, April 12th. The survey is being conducted by the UGDSB to confirm interest in and the feasibility of establishing an IB Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin. www.ugdsb.ca/IBsurvey

Please Support Our Breakfast / Snack Programs

Posted April 9, 2019

This Friday, students at GVDPS will support their snack and breakfast club programs. Our breakfast program provides students with toasted bagels topped with cream cheese, jam or  butter. The snack bin provides cheese, crackers, yogurt, apple sauce, muffins and a variety of other healthy options during both of our nutrition

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A Survey to Confirm Interest in and the Feasibility of Establishing an IB Diploma Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin

Posted April 1, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a survey to confirm interest in and the feasibility of establishing an International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin. The IBDP is respected by leading universities across the globe. IB offers an education focused on teaching students to think critically and independently,

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Staff Presentation of the 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report

Posted March 29, 2019

The 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on March 19, 2019. This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. It is necessary for staff to monitor the relevance of the Board’s work

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IB Survey

Posted March 27, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a survey to confirm interest in and the feasibility of establishing an International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin. The survey is available online from March 28 – April 12, 2019 at www.ugdsb.ca/IBsurvey.  Survey results will be included in a report

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