News & Announcements

LAST CHANCE – Survey Closes Friday, March 9th

Posted March 8, 2018

We encourage all families to please take the time to fill out our survey to ensure we are best supporting our students and families. Please complete the following survey to let us know what we are doing well and how we can get better. The window closes tomorrow, March 9th. Your voice is important to us.

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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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Game Night

Posted February 27, 2018

Come out this Thursday, March 1st and have a great time exploring old and new board games, card games and activity games! Hosted by the Hanlon Creek Neighbourhood group and open to all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The Neighbourhood Group is always looking for volunteers, feel free to email them at: to see how you can help and be a

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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 to get more information, provide feedback, complete

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Thank You!

Posted February 20, 2018

Our Dance-a-Thon was a wonderful success! The students had a fantastic time dancing and you helped raise $3100 towards our outdoor enhancements. We have recently had a professional plan drafted and are excited for the winter thaw to happen so we can get start using the funds towards items that will make the outdoor space better for all of our students. Thank you again from

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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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Upcoming Events

Posted January 29, 2018

On Tuesday January 30th warm up with a family dinner at Montana’s on Stone Rd. A percentage of the day’s profits will be shared with the school to help support our playscape greening goals. Can’t eat in, it counts for pick up orders as well! Spread the word to family and friends!!.

On February 15th the school will be dancing the day away during our “I

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Registration or Moving

Posted January 22, 2018

It is hard to believe that we begin thinking about the new school year in January but staffing is a process that is dependent on the number of registered students in a school. This is where we need your help! If you know someone who is moving into our area and will be attending Jean Little in September or someone who will be attending Kindergarten,

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Winter Playday Tomorrow – Tuesday, January 9th

Posted January 8, 2018

Our playday that was scheduled originally for this Friday has been moved to tomorrow due to the weather forecast. A note will be coming home this afternoon with details. Please send your child to school with appropriate outdoor wear for approx. two hours of outdoor time. This includes warm mitts, hat, snow pants, coat and layers of clothing. We also recommend a change of clothes

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Holiday Update

Posted December 19, 2017

There will be a small presentation tomorrow (Wednesday, December 20th) by our choir and band for the holiday season. This will start at approximately 12:15 in our school gym. We will have a short sing a long following the presentations. Unfortunately due to the size of our school gym, we struggle to safely accommodate both our whole school and an audience. We will do our

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Holiday Post Office

Posted December 8, 2017

Our annual Post Office will again be up and running starting next week! See the attached letter for details. Holiday Post OfficeSnowman Mailbox Clip ARt

Lunch Box Orders

Posted December 8, 2017

Starting this Wednesday, December 13th there will be the option of ordering Swiss Chalet for your child for second break. This is in addition to Subway Mondays. Ordering is easy, simply register online at Orders are due on Sunday for the upcoming week.  

December Spirit

Posted December 6, 2017

During our school wide assembly last week we introduced the students to the theme of Empathy. To help reinforce the concept, we will be supporting a local charity as a school community. Please consider donating.

Hope House Drive For Dignity

During the weeks of December 4th – December 15th we will be collecting a variety of personal care items for Hope House.   To learn more

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Booking Process for Parent/Teacher Conferences

Posted November 13, 2017

Progress Reports will be coming home this Thursday, November 16th. The booking process for parent conferences will be online for most classes this term. Interviews will be booked online so you can immediately secure a time that works for both yourself and the teacher. If your child’s teacher is booking interviews using an alternative method, this will have been communicated to you prior to progress

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FundScrip Fundraiser Runs until November 20th

Posted November 6, 2017

We are excited to offer FundScrip to our families once again this year! This program allows you to buy gift cards for your everyday/upcoming purchases – groceries, gas, entertainment, GIFTS etc. and our school gets up to 10% of each gift card purhcase – at no additional cost to you. For example, if you buy a $20 gift card, you will receive a $20 gift

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