Please read for important information about student transportation (busing) communication during a strike that results in the closure of schools to students.
No Name-Calling Week is January 20 – 24 this year. The week is organized by educators and students with the goal of ending name-calling and bullying in schools.
This initiative was founded in 2004 and was inspired by James Howe’s novel The Misfits. This book is about students who, after experiencing name-calling, run for student council …
Silver Birch Express (Grade 3&4), Silver Birch (Grades 5&6) and Red Maple (Grades 7&8) Reading Programs have started! These are voluntary programs in which students read and discuss at least 5 of the 10 nominated titles in a category in order to vote for the best book, which takes place in late …
The French Immersion on-time application deadline has been extended to Monday January 20, 2020, at 4 p.m.
Dear Parents and Guardians,
Due to Provincial job action, unfortunately we have to cancel the following previously scheduled field trips:
Cardboard Boat Races Jan. 14/15 Gr. 7 and 8
River Run Jan. 16 Gr. 1 and 2
River Run Feb. 3 Gr. 7 and 8
Any monies previously collected will be refunded. The …
Registration for new UGDSB JK and SK students for September 2020 will take place at your child’s home school from January 7-17, 2020.
A huge thank you to the Diamondback Community and our School Council Representatives! We were able to donate over $1000 in cash and gifts to the Children’s Foundation of Guelph Wellington!
For any grade 8 who participated in the Little Caesars Fundraiser, the kits have arrived. Please come pick them up at your earliest convenience.
If you would like to donate a gift, a list of suggestions are included in the link below. Gift and Book suggestions are listed on pages 3 & 4
***Please note: toys, clothes and other gift donations must be new***
****Special requests for teen gifts such as hoodies, toiletry care …
The Scholastic Book Fair is coming TOMORROW!
Hours of operation are:
Wednesday 27th (Day 4) @ 1st recess (10:30am – 11:15am)
Thursday 28th (day 5) @ 1st recess and from 4:00pm – 7:30 (during interviews)
Friday 29th from 9:00am – 12:00pm and 1:00pm – 3:00pm
The Upper Grand District School Board is hosting four Kindergarten registration INFORMATION nights in November and December 2019.
All Little Caesars Pizza orders are due back at school tomorrow, Wednesday November 13. This fundraiser is for all grade 8’s to help pay for their grad trip. Thank you to those who participated and supported our students.
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.
“We have added more spots to our Ken Danby PS #WDGWalkingSchoolBus! If you live along this route, register your child today! https://bit.ly/2Yw4Goz”
On Thursday, October 31 our school and classes will/may participate in a variety of activities to celebrate Halloween. For this day many teachers will have sent home communication about the activities your child’s class will be participating in. We do encourage you to send a costume in a labelled bag if your child will …
Please use the link provided to revisit the presentation from Ms. Scott last night.
Thanks to all the parents who attended and asked some great questions!
Congratulations on a very successful Thanksgiving food drive. We collected 1570 meals for the Guelph food bank. Great Job Ken Danby community!
“We have added more spots to our Holy Trinity CS and Ken Danby PS #WDGWalkingSchoolBus! If you live along this route, register your child today! https://bit.ly/2Yw4Goz”
Parents/guardians are encouraged to visit www.ugdsb.ca/labour for on-going updates from the school board regarding provincial job action.
Thursday, September 26 is our Terry Fox Day at Ken Danby PS. We will have a kick-off assembly in the gym at 1:30 followed by the whole school participating in the run/walk. Please bring your donations in to support the Canadian Cancer Society. Our school goal is to raise $4000.00. If we do, Mr. …