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.

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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St. George’s Neighbourhood Group

Posted September 20, 2019

Did you know that the St. George’s Park Neighbourhood Group coordinates 15 hours of weekly youth programming? 9 hours of after-school programs across 3 schools and one Saturday with 6 hours of options. Plus fall Ball hockey drop in on Wednesdays at 6:30. Healthy, connected, active kids making friends and trying ...

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Posted September 19, 2019

Screen Shot 2019 09 19 At 10.44.51 AM POPCORN  will be for sale starting tomorrow (and every Friday) for $1.00 a bag at second nutrition break.

Homework Club

Posted September 17, 2019

Once again John Galt Public School is partnering with Frontier College to offer Homework Club for students in grades 2-5. The program will run on Tuesdays from 3:00pm-4:15pm. Fall semester will run from Tues. Oct. 1-Nov. 26 2019 (no program Oct. 15 due to University of Guelph Reading Day). Winter semester ...

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JG rocks!

Posted September 13, 2019

We are wrapping up our second week of school and lots of great things are happening!! Intermediate boys and girls touch football try-outs are in full swing with the tournament happening at the College Heights/Centennial Secondary School on September 25th.  Thanks to Mr. Brown for his efforts in coaching these two ...

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Crosswalks around John Galt

Posted September 10, 2019

A few reminders: if you are parking on the side streets and walking into the school or waiting for your child/children, please remember you need to be a safe distance from the crosswalk so that our patrol is able to help the children cross safely please stay off neighbours property ...

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News from School Council

Posted September 4, 2019

School Council will be hosting a Back to School Coffee and Tea Social this Thursday and Friday mornings at 8:30am and 11am under the gazebo (weather permitting). Coffee, tea and assorted pastries will be provided. Come out and chat with members of your community.

Hope to see you there!

Smoke and Vape Free Environment

Posted August 30, 2019

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Updated Policy

Posted August 30, 2019

VTRA And Suicide Letter 2019 FINAL Please click on the above link for information on the Violent Threat Risk Assessment and Suicide Prevention Protocol.

Welcome Back

Posted August 29, 2019

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September 3rd is around the corner and the staff at John Galt have been busy getting the classrooms and school ready for your return!

We look forward to seeing all of our ...

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Student Accident Insurance

Posted August 28, 2019

Reminder for parents/guardians: Accidents happen – be prepared with Student Accident Insurance   Parents/guardians are responsible for expenses related to student injuries on and off school premises during school activities.  Accidents can and do happen and the costs involved might not be fully covered by Provincial Health Care or employer group insurance ...

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Eat Well Learn Well

Posted August 22, 2019

See you in September….

Posted August 16, 2019

Image 2019 08 16 At 5.24 PM Everyone at John Galt P.S. hopes that our Jaguar school community is having a fantastic summer and we look forward to seeing you on September 3rd! However, if your child/children...or their parent/guardians have first day jitters ...

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