News & Announcements

LTAP Public Workshop – Cancellation Notice

Posted February 20, 2018

Due to continued inclement weather and low visibility due to fog, the Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Long Term Accommodation Plan public workshop to be held at Norwell DSS has been cancelled.  All are welcome to attend the next scheduled workshop on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Centre Wellington DHS in Fergus starting at 7pm. 

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Climate Survey

Posted February 8, 2018

Climate Survey Poster

Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Background Report and Public Engagement Plan

Posted January 31, 2018

On January 30, 2018, trustees approved a Public Engagement Plan as a part of the Board’s process to develop a Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP).
The LTAP is a strategic review of the Board’s facilities, population projections, and enrolment forecasts. At the end of the process, the LTAP will identify accommodation priorities for the Board. Public engagement is an important part of the LTAP process. We want to have conversations with our school communities to promote a shared understanding of local school issues.

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Live Free Days at Minto-Clifford

Posted January 29, 2018

We are so lucky to have a daily Morning Nutrition Program at Minto-Clifford!  To help keep it going strong, we have a few special days planned leading up to Live Free Day on Friday, March 2nd.  All money raised goes directly to our own Nutrition Program. Hat Day will be Tuesday, ...

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Live Free Campaign

Posted January 22, 2018

Please participate in our Help Kids Live Free from Hunger Campaign that supports our Food & Friends student nutrition program by making a donation online or sending a donation with your child/youth by March 2, 2018.  Every dollar raised at our school comes back to support our Morning ...

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Dropping off and Picking up Students

Posted January 18, 2018

This is an important reminder about dropping off and picking up your children at school.    Our primary concern is always student safety.  To ensure that our students are safely getting to and leaving the school we ask that vehicles do NOT park or drop off in front of the ...

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Kindergarten Registration January 9-19th 2018

Posted December 21, 2017

Important information about Kindergarten registration this January:   We’re getting ready to welcome our newest group of little learners to the school! Kindergarten registration for the 2018-19 school year takes place from January 9 to 19, 2018. New this year: all Junior and Senior Kindergarten students new to the UGDSB must pre-register online. (SK ...

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Environmental Update

Posted December 21, 2017

  JANUARY is the time to carry out your resolutions!   “There will be more waste plastic in the sea than fish by 2050” Dame Ellen MacArthur It’s a brand new year and the perfect time for positive change. For example, let’s end plastic pollution. Based on the daily news, it’s never been more critical to ...

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Talking to Children

Posted December 21, 2017

Talking to Children   How many times have you asked your child what they did in school today and they said “nothing”? Do you feel that most of the conversations you have with your children are just about telling them what to do? Many parents feel this way; life is busy. Giving children ...

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November Information

Posted November 14, 2017

A few important pieces of information about November: permission forms have gone home for the St. Jacob's performance of HONK.  Please remember that this is a first come first serve basis for grade 1 -8 students. the School Council is inviting parents out for brunch on the 23rd ...

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Outdoor Classroom/Canada 150 Celebration

Posted June 5, 2017

Check out the article on our Board website about our new Outdoor Classroom and Canada 150 celebration! IMG_1747

Students take a Virtual Reality Tour of Vimy Ridge

Posted April 2, 2017

Check out the article on the Upper Grand DSB website about how our intermediate students took a VR tour of Vimy Ridge with the help of the CBC.

IPM a Huge Success for Students

Posted September 27, 2016

Students connect the farm to table at the IPM!  Click on here for more.

Bussing Information

Posted August 29, 2016

Check your child/ren's bussing information using the link below to see if there have been any changes.  You will need the student's OEN number that can be found on any report card.  If you have any questions, please contact Wellington-Dufferin Student Transportation Services (519) 824-4119 or Toll Free (888) 292-2224 Link: ...

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Annual Spring Fling & 50th Anniversary Celebration!

Posted May 25, 2016

IMG_0403 Come and enjoy a fun-filled community event on Thursday, June 2nd.  Our Annual Spring Fling has a BBQ, Basket Raffle, Dance performances and much more!  In addition, this is Minto-Clifford's 50th schoolyear.  At the Spring Fling, a room of school archives will ...

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UGDSB Skills Canada Gold!

Posted April 13, 2016

Congratulations to our Lego Robotics team for winning a gold medal at the Upper Grand's Skills Canada competition that was held on Friday, April 8th.  This year, our school took a team of 28 students who competed in a variety of events. ...

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