News & Announcements

Dress Code

Posted July 6, 2018

Thanks to the parents, staff and students who helped to revise our dress code. JOHN MCCRAE DRESS CODE 2018

Have a Safe and Happy Summer

Posted July 6, 2018

The Staff of John McCrae would like to thank all of our parents, students and neighbours for a great 2017-2018 school year.  We appreciate you and hope that you have a summer filled with happiness and that you keep safe. We will see you on September 4.  Details with first day instructions will be posted here in late August. Happy Summer!

Why is my child’s school flying the Pride Flag?

Posted June 19, 2018

The month of June is Pride month. Many of our students, staff, parents/guardians and community members identify as members of the Rainbow or LGBTQ+ community. Flying the Pride flag not only signals that our schools are safe spaces for everyone, it also aligns with our Vision Statement and Guiding Principles of inclusion and student and staff well-being and our new Equity Plan.

Our school district is

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Ollie the bunny needs a home this summer!

Posted June 15, 2018

If any parents would be interested in taking care of Ollie the bunny for the summer please contact sarah.katsaounis@ugdsb.on.ca!   ollie

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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Video Surveillance Camera Project Expansion

Posted June 8, 2018

In its efforts to continually review and monitor the safety of our schools, the Upper Grand District School Board is expanding its Video Surveillance Project. Once the project is complete, all UGDSB schools will be equipped with video cameras.

Over the course of next year, all remaining schools – include our school – will have video cameras installed. Much of the preliminary

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Final Grade 8 Quebec Trip Itinerary

Posted June 6, 2018

We are a few short weeks away from our grade 8 trip.  Attached is an updated itinerary.  There may be slight changes, but it will be very close.  Please check out the packing guide (found under Resources-Grade 8 Trip) on the website. John McCrae (Guelph) Final Itinerary 2018  

June Newsletter 2018

Posted June 4, 2018

June Newsletter 2018

Silent Auction Items

Posted May 30, 2018

Thank you very much to all of the business and families who donated to our Silent Auction.   Silent Auction List

Baskets For Family Fun Night

Posted May 25, 2018

Ellis-Superheroes                                                                Fortier-Car Wash and Detailing

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French Advisory Committee

Posted May 22, 2018

As a parent, are you looking to get involved at a system level? Are you interested in fostering excellence & growth in our FSL programs? Consider applying to serve as a member on the #UGDSB French as a Second Language Advisory Committee (FSLAC).

https://www.ugdsb.ca/programs/french-as-a-second-language-fsl-at-ugdsb/french-as-a-second-language-advisory-committee/

Kindergarten Learning Fair on May 24th

Posted May 17, 2018

All parents of new JK students registered at John McCrae for the 2018-2019 school year are invited to bring your child to our annual Kindergarten Learning Fair.

In order to help you get to know us better, we have planned a Kindergarten Learning Fair for you and your child on Thursday, May 24th from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at John McCrae Public School. The Learning

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JMC Drama Club Presents The Lorax on May 23rd!

Posted May 17, 2018

Lorax Add

Open House and Night Among the Stars on Thursday, May 10th

Posted May 8, 2018

Dear parents,

We welcome you to join us on Thursday, May 10th in celebration of Education Week! Please come to see a celebration student learning in the classrooms as well as creative art projects displayed throughout the school halls.

From 5:00 to  6:00 pm our classroom and hallways will be open for our Open House.
From 6:15 to 7:30 pm students from the groups below will

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School Council Agenda May 8, 2018

Posted May 7, 2018

Please join us for tomorrow night's School Council Meeting John McCrae School Council Agenda May 2018
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