Kindergarten Registration begins January 7th, 2020.

Posted January 6, 2020

Registration for new UGDSB JK and SK students for September 2020 will take place at your child’s home school from January 7-17, 2020.

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January Newsletter

Posted December 20, 2019


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Holiday Concerts

Posted December 10, 2019

Please come see our Holiday Concerts on December 17, 18, 19 starting at 11:15 am in the gym.








Snowman Run

Posted December 9, 2019



On Wednesday Dec 18th our school will be partaking in the annual Snowman Run and hot chocolate social. Students must bring a mug labelled with their name in order to receive hot chocolate. Please send this to school with your child this week.

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December 2019 Newsletter

Posted December 2, 2019


Parent-Teacher Interviews

Posted November 21, 2019

Some of you have been experiencing problems getting to the booking website. Please use the following link to connect to the booking website. If you experience any more difficulties, please contact the school office. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.



Lost and Found Items

Posted November 19, 2019

Please see all the items that children have lost at the school over the last few months.  If any of these items belong to you please come and claim them.  The items are set up in the front foyer of the school.


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Do you have a child starting JK or SK in September 2020?

Posted November 19, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is hosting four Kindergarten registration INFORMATION nights in November and December 2019.

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Registering Your Child for the Grade 8 Quebec Trip

Posted November 12, 2019

Dear Grade 8 Parents/Guardians,

Registration for the Quebec City 2020 Grade 8 Trip is now live. You can register online at
Temple and Temple

For more detailed instructions, see the page attached or please visit the school website (Grade
8 Quebec City Trip) for Temple and Temple registration instructions in colour.

Our Specialty Code (all lower case) is …

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Remembrance Day

Posted November 8, 2019



The service will begin on Monday November 11th at 10:30 am at the John McCrae house and the second half will be at 11:40 (approx) in the gym.

Here is a digital copy of the Remembrance Day program. We look forward to seeing you there.

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Important information regarding WHY Survey – a joint survey between UGDSB and WDG Public Health

Posted November 8, 2019

This year Upper Grand District School Board and Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health are collecting information on student health and well-being from youth, parents and school staff. The Well-Being and Health Youth Surveys are designed to help us understand how well we are doing creating safe, welcoming, and inclusive environments in our schools. It also provides important information about the physical and mental health of youth in our area. 

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Fresh From the Farm

Posted November 1, 2019

Fresh from the farm delivery is on November 14th between 10-1

WHY Survey-Parent Link

Posted November 1, 2019

Next week, all students in grades 4-8 will have the opportunity to give input about how they feel at John McCrae.  If you do not wish your child to participate, please fill in and return the refusal form and return it to your child’s teacher.

WHY Parent Information Letter And Refusal Form UGDSB (1)

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November Newsletter

Posted October 31, 2019

Please see the link to this month’s newsletter.


Pizza (Tuesdays & Thursdays)

Posted October 31, 2019


We will be starting to sell pizza on Tuesdays and Thursdays for $1.50 per slice.  Students will purchase pizza tokens during first break and pick up their pizza during second break.

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