News & Announcements

Island Lake PS students spread their generosity across North America over the holiday season

Posted January 7, 2019

January 7, 2019 ORANGEVILLE, Ontario – A grade 2 class at Island Lake Public School has started a revolution of 7 year olds giving back during the holidays throughout North America. After reading the story The Man with the Violin by Kathy Stinson, which details the experiences of renowned violinist Joshua Bell, students

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ILPS December 2018 School Newsletter

Posted November 30, 2018

Dear Parents and Guardians, This is the new format for our monthly newsletter.  In order to meet Ministry Accessibility Guidelines, we will be posting our newsletter on our website.  Reminders and a link to the school website will be emailed out to parents and guardians every month.  It is very important

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Bookfair Nov 26-30th

Posted November 22, 2018

Hello parents! It's that exciting time of year again...the LLC Scholastic Bookfair! This year's theme is Enchanted Forest and the students are very excited to visit our fair and help support this fundraiser for the school library and makerspace. Books make terrific gifts for the holiday season,

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Parent/Teacher Interviews and online booking

Posted November 16, 2018

Our school will be conducting JK-Gr 8 Parent/Teacher interviews on Thursday, November 29, 2018 and Friday, November 30, 2018. Appointments will be booked online. Appointments outside these days must be booked directly with the teacher. We ask that all parents please book an appointment with their child’s teacher online using

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Bullying Prevention Week

Posted November 16, 2018

Next week – Nov 19-23, 2018  is Bullying Prevention Week in the UGDSB – at ILPS, our focus will be on "Choosing Kindness" to overcome bullying behaviour. Thank you to Jaime, our Child and Youth Counsellor, for organizing the following days for Choose Kindness Week 2018 –  We will be making 

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Deck the Halls – Themed Baskets

Posted November 9, 2018

ILPS School Council Theme Basket Raffle – Deck the Halls 2018 We are asking ILPS Families to help us fill Baskets with new items to match each theme! Donations are welcome to ANY Themed Basket. If you own a business or have corporate connections to a theme (other than your child’s classroom

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ILPS Upcoming Events/ Uploading issues (newsletter)

Posted November 7, 2018

Dear Parents and Guardians, We apologize for the delay in having our November newsletter posted. The current format of our newsletter does not meet Accessibility Guidelines. We are in the process of creating a new format for our monthly newsletters. In the

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Host Families needed

Posted October 24, 2018

Homestay is an integral part of the experience in studying abroad. The Upper Grand District School Board - International Student Program welcomes students from around the world to study in ten of our secondary schools and works closely with various homestay service providers through the year. We are very appreciative of the

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October 2018 newsletter

Posted October 1, 2018

"If you get tired learn to rest, not to quit. "--Banksy Oct Newsletter 2018

Health and Physical Education Letter for Parents

Posted September 4, 2018

Dear parents and guardians, We are writing to you to address some of the questions and concerns we have received regarding changes to the Health and Physical Education Curriculum. As you may know, the Government of Ontario has directed all school boards across the province to use the re-issued 2010 Health

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Back to School Newsletter September 2018

Posted August 31, 2018

We look forward to seeing all students on Tuesday. Back To School Newsletter September 2018

Routes to School Planner

Posted August 31, 2018

Use this map to plan a walking or wheeling route to school! The map shows safety features such as traffic lights and crosswalks. The map also shows suggested “walk a block” locations. These locations are areas where on street parking is allowed. If you need to drive to the

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Changes to the Parking Lot at Island Lake

Posted August 31, 2018

We have made changes to the operation of our parking lot for the new school year. The parking lot is now for staff use only. There is lots of legal street parking available on surrounding streets. More information here

ILPS Mascot

Posted June 22, 2018

News Flash: The new ILPS mascot is...  We are thrilled to announce the new logo for ISLAND LAKE PUBLIC SCHOOL This animal symbolizes intelligence, resilience, agility and community. It is ... The Osprey! Please click on the link below to see an Osprey in action!!! Ospreys, also known as Fish Hawks, are shorebirds. They

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June 2018 Newsletter

Posted June 12, 2018

"One kind word can change someone's entire day." --anonymous June Newsletter 2018
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