News & Announcements


INCLEMENT WEATHER: A reminder that, as with every winter, inclement weather conditions may result in bus cancellations and/or school closures. Decisions on buses and school operations due to inclement weather are made as soon as key information is available and no later than 6:30am the morning of. To check the status of school buses each morning visit, and to check the status of school closures visit

DAILY SCHOOL ABSENCE REPORT: The UGDSB is reporting daily on school absence rates, allowing us to monitor absenteeism rates and transparently share this information with the public. To view the dashboard, click here



Posted May 3, 2018

Thursday, May 10th:  6-7pm Our school will be holding a STEM open house!! STEM education is an approach to learning where academic ideas are explored through real-world lessons and challenges to reinforce and deepen students’ understandings of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics concepts. STEM or STEAM? The ...

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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 ...

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Release of the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft)

Posted April 6, 2018

Pin 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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. 

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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