News & Announcements

Save the Date

Posted November 18, 2017

On December 5th at 6:30-7:30 Grade 7 and 8 students and their guardians are invited to the Mitchell Woods first ever “Preparing for Highschool Night” We have invited GCVI and College Heights to Mitchell Woods to talk about pathways, course selection, mandatory courses, course levels and answer your questions.

We are very excited to have this information night right here at our school.

Hope to see you

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Gift Card Fundraiser – Due Date Nov. 20

Posted October 28, 2017

Dear Mitchell Woods Families,

Five years ago we introduced the gift card fundraiser. The response has been astonishing – last year we sold more than $41,000 worth of gift cards and more than $2000 came back to the school to purchase chrome books for your children’s classrooms as well as contribute toward ½ the cost of Scientist in the School. With your help, we hope to

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Fresh From the Farm

Posted October 28, 2017

Pick Up Date: December 4 3:00-7:00pm

Neighbourhood Red Cross Babysitting Course

Posted October 28, 2017

Neighbourhood Red Cross Babysitting Course

Thursdays, November 9, 16, 23, 30 and December 7th; 3:15pm – 5:15pm

Mitchell Woods PS Library

$50 fee includes lunch and all materials

This Red Cross course for ages 11+ provides basic first aid and how to respond to emergency situations. Youth learn about safety, basic baby and child care.

A Certificate is provided at the end of the course.

Please register as we have limited

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Guest Speaker at MWPS 101

Posted October 22, 2017

If you missed the guest speaker this Saturday you can check out her presentation here.   Children's Mental Health

Mitchell Woods 101

Posted October 20, 2017

Reminder to come out and learn about your school. Saturday morning beginning at 9am. Guest speaker 10-11 and an opportunity to learn what goes on at Mitchell Woods! There will also be staff there to help with lunch box orders and school messenger app. Hope to see you there!

School Messenger App – Update Important Information For all Users

Posted October 1, 2017

Dear Parents and Guardians,

The Upper Grand recently introduced a new communication app for schools called School Messenger. In the September Newsletter, we sent instructions and a code to join the Mitchell Woods School Community  group. During the initial start-up of this process the school board discovered an issue with the deployment. Some parents/guardians were unable to join the group because in

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Pizza Lunch and Hot Lunch Orders

Posted September 25, 2017

How to Order:

1. Go online at and click “ORDER LUNCH”.

2. New to Lunchbox Orders? Click “Create an Account” to register your family’s account.

3. Already registered? Please login directly with your current user name (e-mail address) and password.

4. Add your child to your account by clicking “add a student” and register your child with their new teacher and grade.

5. Click “Order Now” (beside

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Are you worried about split grades?

Posted September 7, 2017

As an administrator we get asked all the time  why did my child get chosen for the split grade class? For parents that are worried about their child’s academic  progress and social development when he/she is placed in a split grade classroom read the following article:


Note: The article references the BC curriculum of course here in Ontario we would be using the

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Mitchell Woods – School Song

Posted September 6, 2017

Mitchell Woods music teacher Mrs. Stronach wrote a school song and with help from Mr. Tucker and Mrs. Growden the song was showcased at our first day assembly. We are very excited for the day when we can all sing the song. Mrs. Stronach will be teaching the song to students in music class.

Welcome Back September Newsletter

Posted September 6, 2017

September Newsletter 2017

Transition to School

Posted September 1, 2017

Transitions to School in the Fall

Returning to school is both an exciting time as well as one that can be challenging for some of our students. As our students get ready for new September routines, here are some tips to support parents on things to consider when the new school year is beginning again:

• If you are new to the school community, make an appointment

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Mitchell Woods School Video

Posted June 9, 2017


Are you to new to our school in September or when you are missing us over the summer you can watch our school video!

Buy a Tiger and MWPS gets $2

Posted May 28, 2017

Support your school and celebrate Canada!

Giant Tiger in Guelph has selected Mitchell Woods Public School as the recipient of their “Celebrate 150 Years Canada” Campaign. They will be selling commemorative tiger beanie babies at their location for $5.00 each.   For each tiger sold, the proceeds of $2.00 will be donated back to Mitchell Woods Public School! Over 1,000 tigers are available to purchase!


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Winmar Donates to our Snack Program

Posted May 21, 2017

On Friday morning Officer Keller and owner of Winmar, Paul Schmidt, helped to cut up vegetables and bagels for our morning snack program. Paul has made a financial donation on behalf of Winmar to support the breakfast snack program at Mitchell Woods. We are very thankful for his gracious donation. @WinmarGuelph  
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