News & Announcements

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 and Physical Education Curriculum (Grades 1-8). Since all school boards are required to teach the

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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 school, consider parking in these areas and walking the last block or two. This will

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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!!!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nA3LtXnNIto

Ospreys, also known as Fish Hawks, are shorebirds. They are often found near water. In fact, Island Lake Conservation Area has a resident Osprey!

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June 2018 Newsletter

Posted June 12, 2018

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

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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May 2018 Newsletter

Posted May 1, 2018

"Don't be afraid to change. You may lose something good but you may gain something better" -- unknown May Newsletter 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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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 5, 2018

April Newsletter 2018 Please remember to dress for the weather. "Always find a reason to laugh. It may not add years to your life, but it will surely add life to your years."--kindnessindemand.org

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 2018 newsletter

Posted March 2, 2018

We love March because Spring is "almost in the air". Mar Newsletter 2018

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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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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