News & Announcements

ETFO Jan. 28 strike: All UGDSB elementary schools to close - UGDSB secondary schools will remain open

On Tuesday Jan. 28, all UGDSB ELEMENTARY schools will be closed to students due to the one-day ETFO strike, unless the strike is averted. Elementary schools will re-open to students on Jan. 29. All UGDSB SECONDARY schools will remain open to students on Jan. 28 and will operate as usual. Jan. 28 is an exam day in secondary schools; exams will continue as scheduled.

TRANSPORTATION: On Jan. 28, buses/student transportation for all UGDSB elementary students will be cancelled; transportation for UGDSB secondary students will run as normal.

COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOLS AND CHILD CARE: Community Use of Schools and third-party operated child care centres remain open during this labour action. Some Before and/or After School Programs may be operating and each operator will communicate directly with families.​

UPDATES: Please continue to check the board website for updates at

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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What you need to know to register your child for school

Posted August 12, 2019

The 2019-2020 school year begins on September 3, which means it is almost time to register your child if you are new to the Upper Grand District School Board.

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North Riverside Neighbourhood Group

Posted June 17, 2019

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Spring Carnival

Posted June 13, 2019

Our Spring Carnival will run rain or shine tonight - see you there!!

Track and Field

Posted June 12, 2019

Good luck to all of our Junior Track and Field athletes participating at the University of Guelph today! Go Jaguars Go!!

Looking ahead to September

Posted June 12, 2019

Here is a tentative list of staff assignments for the 2019-2020 school year. Kristi Arnold          Life Skills Carol Hoey              Kindergarten TBD                           Kindergarten ECE Jurgen Rodrigues   Kindergarten Stephanie Monroe Kindergarten ECE Amanda Klapwyk ...

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Posted June 12, 2019

Volunteer Tea

John Galt Public School would not be as great of a school community if were not for the dedication of our amazing volunteers.

We would like to show our appreciation for the time you have spent volunteering throughout the school ...



Posted May 29, 2019

Please join me in congratulating our Vice Principal, Ms. Anderson,  as she has been appointed to the role of Principal at Victory Public School for September.  Victory is lucky to have you Ms. Anderson.  You will be missed at John Galt!   Our new Vice Principal for September will be Mrs. Tremblay. ...

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International Language Program

Posted May 27, 2019

Please see below for some information about an International Languages Program ILP PosterILP Summer Program Newsletter Insert

Guelph Storm Day

Posted May 16, 2019

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Tomorrow, May 17 is Guelph Storm Day!  Wear your Guelph Storm gear or colours to support our Guelph Storm in their journey towards the Memorial Cup!  Go Storm Go!!

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