News & Announcements

Family Movie Night

Posted January 21, 2019

Children must come supervised by their guardian/parent.  This event is only open to KHPS families.  Featuring “The LEGO Movie” Admission free Date:  Thursday, January 31st Doors Open at 5:50 /Movie Starts at 6:00 PM Location:  KHPS Gym   Snacks will be for sale. Grade 8 students will be selling snacks; profits will go to their grade 8

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Lunchbox orders

Posted January 18, 2019

Lunchbox Orders

January News

Posted January 7, 2019

Happy Year, New Year, New Year'S Eve From the Office Welcome Back !! We hope that everyone had a safe and enjoyable Winter Break. We are looking forward to working with you in 2019 as we continue making Kortright Hills Public School a wonderful learning environment for all.

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Happy Holidays 2019

Posted December 21, 2018

Happy Holidays! However you celebrate at this time of year, we want to wish you and your family a happy, healthy and safe holiday. We look forward to seeing and hearing about your break in 2019! Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukah, Happy Kwanza and Happy New Year. The

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Equity and Inclusion for January 2019

Posted December 19, 2018

Celebrate Diversity Jan

Theme Days Dec 17-21

Posted December 12, 2018

Theme Days

Holiday Assemblies Schedule

Posted December 10, 2018

The times below are approximate. Thursday, December 20 Class/Teacher Performance Approx. Duration KA/KD 2 Song 9:15-9:25 10 min Collins-Bechtel Grade 1 All I Want for Christmas is my Two Front Teeth 9:25-9:35 10 min. 6A Snell Poem 9:35-9:45 10 min 8C Stanchek 3 Song And play 9:45-9:55 10 min All Sing-A-Long 10:00-10:15 Recess Farrow Performance 11:25-11:30 5 min Dykstra Songpantomime holiday favourites extravaganza 11:30-11:35 5 Min     8A Brindle   Presentation   11:35-11:55 20 min Leader Song 11:55-12:00 5 min Band 12:00-12:20 All Sing-A-Long 12:20-12:30     Friday, December 21, 2018 Class/Teacher Performance Approx. Duration

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National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Posted December 3, 2018

FYI- Our flag will be flown at half-mast on Thursday, December 6, 2018, to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

December Clubs / Extracurricular 2018

Posted November 29, 2018

December Clubs

December News

Posted November 29, 2018

Message from the Office November has been a month full of wonderful things. As we visit classrooms we see great things happening , for example guided reading groups, math problem-solving, writing, and music just to mention a few. Here are some events from November: Remembrance

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Family Fun Day

Posted November 16, 2018

Family Fun Day will be on Saturday December 1 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. More info will follow shortly.

Play Structures and Climbers are now Closed!

Posted November 9, 2018

With the wet and cold weather approaching, this is just a note to let everyone know that our Climber/ Play Structures are closed until the Spring. A notice will be sent out when everything is open again! Closed

Poinsettia Fundraiser

Posted November 9, 2018

School Council is once again selling Poinsettias for the Holiday Season to help raise funds for various programs and supplies at our school. Selling will take place from November 8 to November 22. Poinsettias will be delivered on Saturday, December 1 (Family Fun Day). You can pick them up from

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Kindergarten information evenings

Posted November 1, 2018

JK Info Night Poster 201920

November News

Posted October 31, 2018

October has been a busy and productive month! Great activities are happening in the classrooms and around the school. Cold weather has returned and with that the need to dress warmly. Parents are reminded to send students to school with warm clothing including; hats, mitts

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October News

Posted October 1, 2018

Message from the OfficePumpkin, Leaf, Autumn, Meadow, Grass, Garden The 2018-2019 school year is well underway with many exciting things happening at Kortright Hills Public School. We welcome all of our new families to the school and hope that you feel

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EQAO 2017-2018

Posted September 20, 2018


Learning about residential schools on Orange Shirt Day

Posted September 20, 2018

September 30 is Orange Shirt Day, a day for people to come together in the spirit of reconciliation and to keep discussing openly all aspects of residential schools. Orange Shirt Day originated in the spring of 2013 as a response to Phyllis’ story about when she had her shiny new orange

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Register for School Cash Online

Posted September 12, 2018

Attached is a flyer with instructions on how to register for school cash online for payments for milk, spirit wear, school trips etc. School Cash Online Flyer

Milk Available to Order on School Cash Online

Posted September 12, 2018

Milk orders will start on October 1, 2018. Parents can order online now at

Days of Significance September 2018

Posted September 6, 2018

Celebrate Divirsity We’d love to celebrate customs and traditions from all around the world! If you have a suggestion or idea, please contact your child’s teacher, Mr. Hussain or Mrs Woytko. If you are willing to come in

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Lunch Box Orders

Posted September 5, 2018

We are happy to share that Lunchbox Orders will be offered at Kortright Hills Public School again this year. Not familiar with Lunchbox Orders? Lunchbox Orders is a convenient, online ordering platform featuring local restaurants. An ordering calendar has been coordinated for the Kortright Hills community at Please see that attached

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September News – 2018

Posted September 4, 2018

Message from the Office Another school year has started. The staff here at Kortright Hills Public School hopes that everyone had a pleasant and relaxing summer. We are looking forward to a rewarding year of learning and hope that you are as

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First Day Package of Information

Posted September 4, 2018

First Day Package Of Info 2018

Health and Physical Education Letter for Parents

Posted September 4, 2018

Dear parents and guardians, We are writing to you to address some of the questions and concerns we have received regarding changes to the Health and Physical Education Curriculum. As you may know, the Government of Ontario has directed all school boards across the province to use the re-issued 2010 Health

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JK/K Picnic

Posted August 29, 2018

You are invited to a picnic on Thursday, August 30th    from 12:00-1:00 in the park behind Kortright Hills P.S. P.S. Sorry, there is no rain date. If the weather is unsuitable for being outside, the picnic will be

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Do you know someone interested in being an adult crossing guard?

Posted August 29, 2018

ASCG_Recruitment_LegalSize_RegularGuards_x1a The City of Guelph is currently looking for regular and spare adult crossing guards for the 2018/19 school year. School crossing guards are employed by the municipality and are a vital part of our school communities. Crossing guards are required before and after

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Reminder for parents/guardians: Accidents happen – be prepared with Student Accident Insurance

Posted August 29, 2018

Parents/guardians are responsible for expenses related to student injuries on 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 plans. The Upper Grand District School Board is empowered under The Education Act to

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First Day of School –Tuesday September 4th, 2018

Posted August 28, 2018

We hope that everyone is enjoying their final days of summer. Please find below a reference for the first day of school: Staff will meet students outside (back of the school) by the appropriate signs (ie. Grade 3 area) . Once the bell has gone, teachers will

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Feedback welcome on draft board policies

Posted August 28, 2018

The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public input on draft policies. Currently under review is: Policy 503 – Safe Schools (Student Discipline, Bullying Prevention and Intervention, Suspension and Expulsion) This policy is important to students, staff, parents and guardians, school councils and the school community because everyone plays a role

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Last Day Newsletter 2018

Posted June 28, 2018

KHPS Last Day Newsletter What an amazing month of June we have had at KHPS.  We are so very proud of all our students and would like to wish each and every one of you an amazing summer. Be safe, have fun, and make lots of memories.

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Message from YMCA-YWCA of Guelph: Before/After School Program changes for September, 2018

Posted June 18, 2018

As the largest provider of Child Care in Guelph and Wellington County, the YMCA-YWCA of Guelph has been providing children with a safe, stable and nurturing environment for many years.  We currently provide a Before and/or After School Program (BASP) at 14 UGDSB schools in Guelph

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Primary Talent Show (Grades 1-3)

Posted June 15, 2018

Tuesday, June 19th from approximately 9:15-10:15


Posted June 15, 2018

We received an exciting email recently stating that we have maintained our Gold Eco School Status!  It takes the continuous effort of students, staff, and parents to accomplish this exciting and impressive goal.  Thanks to everyone who helped with our many many recycling, composting, gardening, energy, and water

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Award Winning Night!

Posted June 15, 2018

On June 14th, Grade 6 Water Rocker students Sara Judson and Jessie Witherspoon travelled with Mrs. Dykstra to downtown Toronto to attend a very exciting event.  The students were asked to speak at a fundraising gala for Learning for a Sustainable Future and 3M. They were the only

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New Trees!!!

Posted June 15, 2018

Earlier in the year, our Eco Leader students organized a school bake sale, and when those proceeds were paired with some Parent Council funds and other grant money, we had enough to buy 2 new Red Maple trees for our school yard.  You can see the new trees

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Video Surveillance Camera Project Expansion

Posted June 8, 2018

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

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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

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Playground Update

Posted June 7, 2018

Parents, Our back climber has had snow fencing put up around one section to keep children off it until it can be repaired next week. We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause.

Kindergarten Orientation

Posted June 5, 2018

Kindergarten Orientation - Friday June 8th - 9am to 10am. K Slideshow
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