News & Announcements

Canada Homestay

Posted October 24, 2018

Homestay is an integral part of the experience in studying abroad. The Upper Grand District School Board - International Student Program welcomes students from around the world to study in ten of our secondary schools and works closely with various homestay service providers through the year. We are very appreciative

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2018 Festive Wreaths and Flowers

Posted October 22, 2018

While it may be hard to think about at this moment, the holiday season is quickly approaching. Again this year, the school will be offering an opportunity for families to get a head start on their decorating and gift giving. Available this year are wreaths, poinsettias, house plants, and bulbs.

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Having Peanut at Your Home

Posted October 22, 2018

Peanut We've had several families inquire about having Peanut spend time in their home.  He's seeming settled, is comfortable being picked up and doted on by students and is ready for new adventures (and at 10

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October Newsletter

Posted October 5, 2018

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The Terry Fox Foundation

Posted September 17, 2018

TF             This year we are proudly supporting The Terry Fox Foundation in its ongoing work to fund innovative and progressive cancer research programs. Please support our school by joining us, or making a donation. Your kindness will impact the lives of so many

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Grade 8 Trip Meeting

Posted September 10, 2018

Grade 8 Parents please join us on Wednesday October 17th from 6:00-7:00 PM for our Quebec Trip 2018 Information Meeting.  Your students are welcome!

Welcome back! The September Newsletter is on-line!

Posted August 31, 2018


Welcome Back!

Posted August 30, 2018

Welcome To John McCrae First Day

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

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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

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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!   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

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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

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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  
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