News & Announcements

HAPPY SUMMER

Posted June 28, 2018

Tek 2017/2018 school year has been a great year!  We have learned a lot and had fun!

We look forward to seeing everyone back in September and we hope you have a fantastic summer!

Class lists will be available on the first day of school – see you then!!

Be safe, have fun and make amazing memories!!

Staff list (tentative) for the 2018/2019 School Year:

 JK/SK – Mr. Rodrigues/Ms.

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Masks

Posted June 12, 2018

Congratulations to Mr. Ford and our Grade 7 & 8 students for the amazing work on their masks!!

Click on the following link to see an article about our grade 7 & 8 students mask exhibit at the board office!

 

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Video Surveillance

Posted June 11, 2018

Video Surveillance Camera Project Expansion

 

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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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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June Newsletter

Posted June 2, 2018

 

 

NOTES FROM MRS. MYER & MRS. ANDERSON

June – where has the time gone!  We have had a busy year and there are plenty of events happening this month.  Please check the calendar on the website, your email and your child’s agenda to stay on top of what’s happening in and around the school.  Please remember to apply

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Thinking about Math…

Posted May 24, 2018

Math on the Go!

Card Games to Develop Math Skills For All Ages

 

Are you looking to help your child to develop his or her math skills at home in a meaningful and engaging way, while spending quality family time together?  Why not try some card games!  Playing a card game can take as little as 5-10 minutes.  Next time you find yourself trying to entertain your

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Posted May 24, 2018

Monthly Environmental Activities to help celebrate our planet

June 5th is World Environment Day!

It is vital to teach our children to respect and take care of the environment.
Celebrate World Environment Day on June 5th 2018!

http://worldenvironmentday.global/en

 A Platform for Action- World Environment Day is the United Nations’ most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment and is widely celebrated in

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Posted May 24, 2018

Talking About Mental Health June 2018– Successfully Shifting from School to Summer

The weather is getting warmer, days are getting longer and summer is just around the corner. It is an exciting time of the year but it can also be a struggle. There is often an increasing restlessness, distractability and anticipation as the end of the school year approaches.  School is wrapping up and it

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EQAO

Posted May 24, 2018

A reminder that our Grade 3 & 6 students are writing EQAO starting today (May 24th) until Friday, June 1st.  Good luck boys and girls, you got this!!

May Newsletter

Posted May 2, 2018

May (1)

Hopefully the month of May continues to bring us sunshine and warm weather and the rainy and icy April days are now behind us.

Our Grade 3 and 6 students prepare to write EQAO this month.  This year our students will write during the week of May 22nd  – June 4th .  We kindly ask that appointments

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John Galt and UGDSB WILL BE CELEBRATING THE ENVIRONMENT WITH WEEK LONG EARTH DAY ACTIVITIES

Posted April 21, 2018

John Galt students and staff and the Upper Grand District School Board are participating in a week’s worth of Earth Day activities.

Monday will be dedicated to “EarthPLAY” and students and staff will be spending time outside. Tuesday is designated as “Trashless Tuesday.” Students and staff are bringing litterless lunches and reduce their carbon footprint by not generating any garbage waste. Wednesday seems like a great

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System Closure

Posted April 16, 2018

April 16 2018 - Due to the inclement weather all schools and school buses in the Upper Grand District School Board are closed today!  Stay safe!!    

Long Term Accommodation Plan Final Report (Draft) – Public Meetings

Posted April 11, 2018

The Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) is going to be presented at 5 regional public meetings throughout the month of May.

The draft report includes a list of proposed short (1-5 yrs.) and long (6-10 yrs.) accommodation priorities. The report does not include any recommended changes to school programs or boundaries. Pin

We invite you to attend

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Release of the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft)

Posted April 6, 2018

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Board staff is presenting the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) and Phase 2 Public Engagement Plan at the Board’s Business Operations Committee meeting on April 10, 2018.  The meeting will be held at the Guelph Board Office located at 500 Victoria Rd N, Guelph starting at 7:00pm.  All are welcome to attend.

The draft report includes

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SCHOOL CASH ONLINE

Posted April 4, 2018

Paying for school related items (i.e., hot lunches) is about to get easier!!  Sign up for School Cash Online and be able to pay for school items from home!! To register, please go to the School Cash Online home page ugdsb.schoolcashonline.com and select “Get Started Today”. Watch for more information to come home!
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