News & Announcements

Mitten Drive

Posted November 11, 2019

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We are looking for mittens to be donated to the office for student use.

Any help with this would be greatly appreciated!

Construction Notice – Stevenson Street North

Posted November 8, 2019

Stevenson Street North will be closed from Elizabeth Street to Eramosa Road for construction. Construction will start on November 11th and will take about three weeks to complete, weather permitting. Pedestrian access will be maintained. However, the east sidewalk will be closed at 1 Stevenson Street North. Pedestrians will need to ...

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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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PD Day

Posted October 31, 2019

Reminder - Friday, November 1st is a PD day

Happy Thanksgiving

Posted October 11, 2019

Wishing all of our Jaguar families a Happy Thanksgiving.  Remember that Monday is a holiday.


Posted October 8, 2019

This year the Social Justice Club at JGPS is running a Thanksgiving Food Drive.

We are asking that students bring in a donation of non-perishable food items by Friday.

The donations will be collected and brought to our local neighbourhood group to help those in need.


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Posted October 7, 2019

Our playground structure is currently closed and off limits until further notice due to immediate repairs needing to be made.  Please help keep everyone safe by not allowing your child/children to play on the climber before/after school hours.  

Community Use of Schools

Posted October 7, 2019

Please know that Community Use of Schools is up and running again effective tomorrow. Homework Club will run starting tomorrow after school from 3:00 - 4:15 (please remember there is no Homework Club on Tuesday, October 15th). Running and Reading Club will begin on Thursday, October 17th from 3:00 - 5:00 (all ...

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Job action and labour updates: Information for parents/guardians 

Posted October 3, 2019

Parents/guardians are encouraged to visit for on-going updates from the school board regarding provincial job action. 

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Posted October 2, 2019

The Upper Grand DSB has set up a website to provide updates regarding provincial labour issues and the impact on UGDSB schools and board sites.   Please visit for on-going updates.   Thank you.

Walk to School Day

Posted October 1, 2019

Screen Shot 2019 10 01 At 2.15.06 PM Join us tomorrow for Walk to School Day!  Mrs. Parfect and Ms. Myer will be taking the above route and encourage John Galt student and families to walk to school with us! **Please note this ...

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Posted September 26, 2019

Looking forward to seeing everyone at our Open House and Book Fair tonight!

Book Fair is open from 6:00 - 8:00

Classrooms are open from 6:30 - 7:30


Grade 7/8 Guidance Counsellor

Posted September 24, 2019

Introducing Your Grade 7/8 Guidance Counsellor  My name is Christine Drumm and I am assigned to your child’s school as a Grade 7/8 Guidance Counsellor. I currently work alongside Grade 7 and 8 Teaches, as well as high school staff in the Guelph region to explore pathways and provide ...

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Adult Crossing Guard Times

Posted September 24, 2019

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What’s happening….

Posted September 23, 2019

Here are a few updates as to what is happening in and around John Galt this week: Wednesday - Rowan's Law Day - students are encouraged to wear purple in support and recognition of Rowan's Law and education around concussions Wednesday - Intermediate Touch Football tournament - good luck Jaguars! Thursday - Terry ...

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