News & Announcements

OSSTF update: Dec. 11 strikes in some Ontario school boards (not UGDSB)

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that on Wednesday Dec. 11, OSSTF teachers and education workers in some school boards will take part in a one-day, full withdrawal of services in selected locations across Ontario:

The Upper Grand District School Board is not listed as one of the school boards that will be included in the Dec. 11 OSSTF job action. 

Please continue to check for updates.

Walk to School Day

Posted September 19, 2017

ON OCTOBER 4TH, UGDSB IS CELEBRATING WALK TO SCHOOL DAY AND WALK AT SCHOOL DAY!   Walk to School Day is an international event that encourages students to be active on their journey between home and school. The Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Active and Safe Routes to School (ASRTS) committee encourages parents and guardians to walk, ...

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JMC Open House 2017

Posted September 18, 2017

Please join us on Tuesday, September 19th from 5:30 - 7:00 pm. Meet your child's teacher and tour their classroom and our beautiful school grounds. Learn about School Council initiatives and how to get involved. Come and find out how to download the Upper Grand App to get the latest ...

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Welcome to the First Day of School

Posted August 29, 2017

Welcome to another school year at John McCrae! We are so happy that you are joining us.  While the first day of school is exciting, it can also be worrisome for parents (especially those who cannot accompany their child to school).  We promise to look after your child!!! On Tuesday morning, the ...

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West Guelph French Immersion (FI) Boundary Review – Input Deadline Reminder

Posted August 10, 2017

The deadline to provide input for consideration by the Board Staff Committee in the West Guelph FI Boundary Review Final Boundary Review Report is August 31, 2017. Public input received after this date will still be provided to trustees for their deliberations on the final staff recommendations.  Consistent with all public ...

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Enjoy Your Summer

Posted July 5, 2017

Thank you to all of our students, staff and parents for a great year.  We wish you a happy and safe summer.  Directions for the first day of school will go up on the website during the last week of August. See you in September!

Character Ed/Awards Assembly & Water Fun Day

Posted June 26, 2017

On Tuesday, June 27 we will have a character education and awards assembly starting at 11:30 am in the gym. At 1:25 pm we will have our Water Fun Day. Expect to get wet...dress accordingly!    

Grade 8 Graduation

Posted June 21, 2017

John McCrae Graduation Ceremony: 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday June 28 (students-please arrive between 6:00- 6:15).  This will be held in the school gym. Dance: 8:00-9:30. Parents are not invited to this, but please pick your child up at 9:30 sharp. We look forward to seeing you!

Grade 8 Quebec Trip Packing List & Itinerary 2017

Posted June 18, 2017

Please view the packing list and itinerary for this year's Grade 8 Quebec Trip in the links below. Packing List Grade 8 Quebec Trip 2017 Itinerary Grade 8 Quebec Trip 2017

Summer Fun Day on June 27 – Volunteers Needed!

Posted June 14, 2017

On Tuesday June 27th we are hosting a summer fun day for our students here at John McCrae. We are looking for volunteers to help with setting up, running events and cleaning up from 12:30 to 3pm. Please send an email to Caitlin Beaton ( or fill your name into ...

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Grade 8 Quebec Trip and Graduation Planning

Posted June 5, 2017

Quebec Trip 2018 Please join us on October 11, 2017 for our parent meeting.  Details with the time will come home soon.

Grade 7 Niagara Trip Planning

Posted June 5, 2017

Our trip is booked for June 21, 2018.  Details and cost will follow in the new year!

Family Fun Night Order Form

Posted May 31, 2017

Our annual JMC Family Fun Night will be Thursday, June 8th from 5:30pm to 8pm. Pizza, Popcorn and Juice Box order forms are due Friday, June 2nd. Basket Raffle tickets are due Friday, June 2nd. Click on the order form below! Family Fun Night Order Form 2017 See you there in the spirit of ...

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Ollie needs a home this summer!

Posted May 29, 2017

If any parents would be interested in taking care of Ollie the bunny for the summer please contact! ollie

May 2017 Newsletter

Posted May 2, 2017

May 2017 Newsletter

Night Among The Stars

Posted April 19, 2017

Please join us on April 27 for our annual “The Night Among the Stars” concert and art exhibit.  This year we will also be having an Open House and would welcome you to join us from 5:00-6:00 p.m. when all classrooms will be open and teachers will be available to ...

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