News & Announcements
The Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) is going to be presented at 5 regional public meetings throughout the month of May.
The draft report includes a list of proposed short (1-5 yrs.) and long (6-10 yrs.) accommodation priorities. The report does not include any recommended changes to school programs or boundaries.
We invite you to attend
Board staff is presenting the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) and Phase 2 Public Engagement Plan at the Board’s Business Operations Committee meeting on April 10, 2018. The meeting will be held at the Guelph Board Office located at 500 Victoria Rd N, Guelph starting at 7:00pm. All are welcome to attend.
The draft report includes
The first phase of public engagement for the UGDSB Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) is complete. Thank you to all who attended a workshop or provided input online. Your feedback will be shared in a report to trustees on March 20, 2018.
One of the questions that we have received at the workshops is what will be included in
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. Please visit www.ugdsb.ca/ltap to get more information, provide feedback, complete
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
Our Junior classes had a great time today learning how to play sledge hockey. Thanks to School Council for covering the ice rental for the day. A big thanks to all of our parent volunteers and Leah Shantz for coming out to ensure all students were able to participate.
Please have a look at our December Newsletter to see how much money we raised for the Ontario Federation for Cerebral Palsy at our Smoothie Bar. We are very proud of our Kindergarten A class who raised money for Colton’s wheelchair by selling Rice Krispie Squares and Playdough.
In December our Junior classes will have the opportunity to learn about sledge hockey at the Elora Arena.
September Newsletter 2017We had a great start to the new school year. Every family will have received a paper copy of our September newsletter. In the future we will be posting our newsletters online in order to save paper and do our part for the environment. If you would like a paper copy please let us know.
We are all looking forward to a fantastic
There are 14 schools in our district that get their drinking water from wells. All of our other schools are on municipal water systems.
The Province’s Drinking Water Systems Regulation (Ontario Regulation 170/03) requires us to test the water at these schools regularly and provide annual reports. These reports cover all aspects of the drinking water system and include information on the performance, operation and test
Salem is the proud winner of the UGDSB Environmental Curriculum Contest. We are the recipient of a $1000 prize for our school.
Salem won the contest because we had a “remarkable 100% teacher participation.” Each and every one of our teachers submitted the maximum number of lesson plans. Karen Acton, Environmental Sustainability Lead for UGDSB, commented that “this is a feat no other school achieved!” and