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.​

FEB 3-7 STRIKES: UGDSB elementary schools will be closed to students on Feb. 4 and Feb. 6, unless the ETFO strikes are averted. For additional details visit:

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

Extended Relocation of Starwood at Lee Crossing Guards

Posted October 29, 2018

The relocation of the crossing guard at Lee Street and Starwood Drive has been extended. The crossing guard will be located at Keating Street and Fleming Road until Friday, November 2nd. The guard will return to Lee Street on Monday, November 5th. More Info on Extended Starwood at Lee (PDF) ...

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Halloween Guidelines

Posted October 29, 2018

 Halloween Guidelines at École Guelph Lake On this day options are: · dress in a costume · wear orange and black · wear your everyday clothes (dressing up is not a requirement)   If students wish to wear a costume here is a list of Do's and Don'ts Costume Do’s   ·Follow our school code of conduct ...

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Environmental News

Posted October 23, 2018

Monthly environmental activities to help celebrate our planet Friday November 23rd is BUY NOTHING Day! Don’t buy, give. “No one has ever become poor by giving”, Anne Frank Celebrate Buy Nothing Day on November 23rd! Buy Nothing Day is an awareness day highlighting society’s habit of buying too many things. It is a day ...

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Talking about Mental Health

Posted October 23, 2018

Talking About Mental Health November 2018 – Nature and Mental Health Fall is here and so is that pre-winter chill!  Getting outside makes such a difference to how we all are doing inside. Spending time in nature improves our mental health and well-being.  Being outdoors is a simple way to add ...

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Crossing Guard Shift Changes

Posted October 19, 2018

The afternoon shift for the adult crossing guard at Severn Drive and Eastview Road has been changed from 3:20-3:50 to 3:30-3:50. The new shift will start on Monday, October 22nd. The afternoon shift for the adult crossing guard at Victoria Road North and St. Patrick Catholic School has been changed from ...

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First Nation, Métis, Inuit Self-Identification

Posted October 17, 2018

If your child is a member of a First Nation, the Métis or the Inuit, then please consider having him or her self-identify. Self-identification helps in several ways: Students will have access to more culturally relevant programming and opportunities for unique cultural and academic experiences. The school system will have an ...

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Helping My Child be Successful

Posted October 17, 2018

Helping your child reach his or her full potential at school begins by being actively involved in his/her learning at home.  By being involved, you encourage good learning habits and support your child in making good choices about his or her future. As a parent, you are the most important influence ...

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November Days of Significance

Posted October 16, 2018

Celebrate customs, traditions and days of significance from all around the world! Days of Significance November 2018 Nov 1 All Saints Day Samhain Beltane Christian Wicca/Pagan Nov 2 All Souls Day Crowning of Emperor Haile Selassis l ...

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Posted October 2, 2018

In following the new school procedure introduced at the end of the last school year, Ecole Guelph Lake will no longer be accepting cash payments.  All payments made to the school must be via School Cash Online or cheque.  If you have any questions about setting up Cash Online please ...


From the Office

Posted October 2, 2018

Wow, it’s difficult to believe, but September has already come and gone!  What a beautiful month it has been.  We have enjoyed a very smooth start-up with all students and staff settling in nicely.  The first month was very busy and all classes have been experiencing exciting classroom instruction and ...

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Safe Arrival Program

Posted September 14, 2018

We appreciate your calls when your child(ren) are going to be absent or late.  Please call the school at 519-822-9271 and leave a message. You do not need to speak to the school secretary to report an absence or late arrival.  The school’s answering machine is available to the community ...

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