News & Announcements

WELCOME ROYALS to the upcoming 2018/2019 School Year

Posted July 5, 2018

GRADE 9 Student Orientation Day – Wednesday, August 29th 2018   8:00 am -2:00 pm

Grade 9 Orientation

GRADE 10, 11 and 12 Student Orientation Day – Wednesday, August 29th 2018   1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Pickup your timetable
Return any outstanding materials or books owing
Get your photo taken for student card and yearbook ***important for receipt of Student Card
Purchase Edge Imaging photo package (note: cheques must be made …

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International Student hosting opportunity

Posted July 4, 2018

MLI is looking for host families for Japanese students visiting in October and November for 1 week. Call 1-888-623-6216 or visit mlihomestay.com for more information.

Report Card page 3 Reference Chart

Posted July 4, 2018

Report Card Reference Chart

Last Day of Classes Schedule June 19th

Posted June 14, 2018

 

Last Day of Classes Schedule
Period 1     9:05 - 9:50
Period 2    9:55 - 10:40
Period 3    10:45 - 11:30
Period 4    11:35 - 12:20
Lunch        12:20 - 1:00

John F Ross 2018 Commencement Details

Posted June 11, 2018

John F. Ross Commencement, June 28th 2018

Commencement for the graduating class of 2018, will be held on Thursday, June 28th at 7:00pm at the Sleeman Centre (50 Woolwich St, Guelph, ON N1H 3T9) in downtown Guelph.

In order to participate in the ceremony students must have completed their Ontario Secondary School Diploma.  This includes the completion of all …

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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 May. The LTAP Final …

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Voting Outcome for Student Vote, Guelph Riding and Ontario Election 2018

Posted June 8, 2018

Student Vote- 1162 votes Guelph Riding Results- 64,576 votes
Juanita Burnett Communist Party 85 Juanita Burnett Communist Party 109
Sly Castaldi Liberal Party 199 Sly Castaldi Liberal Party 6,537
Ray Ferraro Progressive Conservative 131 Ray Ferraro Progressive Conservative 14,084
Agnieszka Mlynarz NDP 171 Agnieszka Mlynarz NDP 13,928
Thomas Mooney Ontario Party 62 Thomas Mooney Ontario Party 181
Michael Riehl Libertarian 41 Michael Riehl Libertarian 297
Mike Schreiner Green Party 413 Mike Schreiner Green Party 29,082
Paul Taylor NATO 60 Paul Taylor NATO 358

Seats by Party: Ontario Election 2018                                        ​58% voter turnout

Party Seat Popular Vote
PC 74 40.32%
NDP 40 33.72%
Liberal 7 19.49%
Green 1 4.69%
Other 0 1.77%

Information regarding Activity Fee

Posted June 1, 2018

John F. Ross provides a wide range of extra-curricular activities through Student Council, Arts Council and Athletic Council. Our annual student activity fee supports these activities and will remain at $35.00 for the school year 2018-2019 for students wishing to participate in these activities. Any Royals for whom the fee creates a financial burden should approach their Staff Supervisor or Administration for support.*Families with 3 or more Royals will …

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Opportunities to Host International Students

Posted May 31, 2018

Are you and your family interested in hosting an International Student for the next 2018-2019 school year? If so, Red Leaf Student Program is looking for you! Please contact the link below for more information https://goo.gl/forms/Jvuv29SZ0VWvfPrm2

Flying the Flag Proudly for the Month of June!!

Posted May 24, 2018

Pride 1During the entire month of June we will be proudly flying the rainbow flag at the front of our school as a symbol of our commitment to creating and upholding an inclusive, safe space for all students, families and community members. We believe in the principles of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and it’s …

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Mid Term Report Cards Distributed Monday, April 23

Posted April 18, 2018

Mid term report card distribution will be postponed by 1 day due to the inclement weather school closure this past Monday, April 16. Mid term report cards will be distributed on MONDAY, 23 APRIL.

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 any of the following …

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CHSS School Council Event: Understanding Drugs in the Community; Fentanyl, other opiates and emerging concerns

Posted April 10, 2018

Drugs in the community affect us all and the College Heights S.S. School Council is hoping to raise awareness by hosting an event for parents, guardians and other community members  to learn about and discuss emerging concerns surrounding opiates in our community.

The event will take place on April 12th, from 7-8pm. Our keynote speakers will be Detective Stuart Robertson from the Guelph Police Service and Moria Barber, who will …

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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 a list of proposed …

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Information from Public Health

Posted April 5, 2018

Free dental care for children age 17 and under
If you can’t afford dental care, Public Health has free services for your children.  At our dental clinics, we help children prevent cavities and disease. We also make sure that children with cavities and other urgent problems get the treatment they need.

For more information about our dental services, call our Dental Line at 1-800-265-7293 ext. 2661 or visit www.wdgpublichealth.ca

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