News & Announcements
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
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
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
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
How to Order:
1. Go online at www.lunchboxorders.com 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
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
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
Are you to new to our school in September or when you are missing us over the summer you can watch our school video!
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!