News & Announcements

ETFO Jan. 28 strike: All UGDSB elementary schools to close - UGDSB secondary schools will remain open

On Tuesday Jan. 28, all UGDSB ELEMENTARY schools will be closed to students due to the one-day ETFO strike, unless the strike is averted. Elementary schools will re-open to students on Jan. 29. All UGDSB SECONDARY schools will remain open to students on Jan. 28 and will operate as usual. Jan. 28 is an exam day in secondary schools; exams will continue as scheduled.

TRANSPORTATION: On Jan. 28, buses/student transportation for all UGDSB elementary students will be cancelled; transportation for UGDSB secondary students will run as normal.

COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOLS AND CHILD CARE: Community Use of Schools and third-party operated child care centres remain open during this labour action. Some Before and/or After School Programs may be operating and each operator will communicate directly with families.​

UPDATES: Please continue to check the board website for updates at

Music Wednesday

Posted May 11, 2016

Music Wednesday was a huge success. Thank you to all our participants. Check out the Mitchell Woods twitter feed for pictures of the event!

Mental Health Awareness Week

Posted April 29, 2016

To kick off Child and Youth Mental Health Week, May 1-7, the school board is sending out a quiz so you can see what category of resiliency you’re in. When the going gets tough… resilient people “rebound”, bouncing back Resilient people are more stress hardy and recover more quickly from adversity. How resilient are you? Take ...

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School Year Calendar 2016-2017

Posted April 14, 2016

School Year Calendar 2016-2017

Volunteers Needed

Posted April 11, 2016

We are looking for volunteers to support our current breakfast program. The commitment is once a week for the rest of the school year. The volunteer would begin at 7:45am and be finished at 9:00am. The work includes prepping breakfast food (cereal, bagels, juice, cutting apples) and cleaning up dishes. There will ...

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Thank you to School Council

Posted April 11, 2016

The staff and students would like to thank School Council and our generous community for raising money to purchase the following items for our school: 7 Ipads, 2 data projectors, computer speakers, and VGA connectors to connect the chromebooks to the data projectors.

Skills Competition – Results are in!

Posted April 11, 2016

On Friday April 9th  36 (10 teams) students from Mitchell Woods competed in the Upper Grand Skills Competition. They competed in various challenges from building and construction, computer animation, lego mechanics, TV/video, and health and safety. The intermediate computer animation and the junior design and build groups placed first in their challenges and ...

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International Pink Day

Posted April 10, 2016

Wear Pink this Wednesday for International Pink Shirt Day!

Bracelets for Sale

Posted April 3, 2016

special olympics bracelet Bracelets will be on sale Mondays and Thursdays cost is $2. Money raised goes towards supporting Janet Heeney. Janet is a special Olympian from Pickering who will be competing at the Provincial Special Olympics being held in ...

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Healthy Mind Contest

Posted February 28, 2016

The My Healthy Mind Contest is currently accepting essay, poetry, or art/photography entries on the topic of coping with emotional/life stress and learning difficulties.  The contest is open to anyone living within Guelph and Wellington County, between the ages of 10 and 25 years.  Help the community learn from and ...

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