News & Announcements

Grade 8 Parents’ Night at Centiennial

Posted February 16, 2019

Just a friendly reminder that the Grade Eight Parents' Night at Centennial CVI is re-scheduled for this Wednesday (February 20th) at the same start time -- 7 pm.

National Sweater Day (February 7th, 2019)

Posted February 3, 2019

Celebrate National Sweater Day (February 7th, 2019)

National Sweater Day is a way to learn about the importance of saving energy and to inspire you to use less energy all winter. Heating accounts for 80% of residential energy use in Canada. If all Canadians lowered their thermostats by just 2

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Engaging Your Child in Science at Home (February 2019)

Posted February 3, 2019

Engaging Your Child in Science at Home!

As parents, we have the wonderful opportunity and responsibility for nurturing our children’s growth. Parents play a key role in the physical, emotional, and intellectual development of their child. As parents, we can usually find time to read a story to our

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Days of Significance (February 2019)

Posted February 3, 2019

Celebrating customs and traditions from all around the world is what we love to do! If you would like to help us celebrate these events or have a day of significance to add, please contact your child’s teacher, Ms. Stoffman or Mr. Dickieson.  We welcome any suggestions! If you are willing

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Public Health Information re. Immunizations (February 2019)

Posted February 3, 2019

School Newsletter Insert from Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (February 2018)

In Ontario, the Immunization of School Pupils Act requires that all students attending school be fully immunized or have a valid exemption on file. Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) has recently mailed immunization notices to elementary students with incomplete vaccine records. To

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System Shut Down- All Schools Closed Today (Tuesday January 29, 2019)

Posted January 29, 2019

All schools in the UGDSB are closed today (Jan. 29) due to winter weather.  All buses and taxis to UGDSB schools are cancelled.  The Board offices are closed.  This is a system shut down-staff should not report to work.

WMWPS Students Highlighted on the UGDSB Website

Posted January 21, 2019

Please see the link below to see an article on students from Westminster Woods who are Bridging Language Barriers and Friendships in the Westminster Woods Makerspace. https://www.ugdsb.ca/blog/bridging-language-barriers-and-building-friendships-in-the-westminster-woods-makerspace/

Pedestrians Play a Role in Keeping School Crossing Guards Safe!

Posted January 15, 2019

Pedestrians Play a Role in Keeping School Crossing Guards Safe!

We all know that motorists play a crucial role in school zone safety, but did you know that pedestrians also play an important role in helping keep school crossing guards safe?

Our municipal partners are asking

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Available for Purchase – Extra Spirit Wear Items

Posted January 8, 2019

Hey Westminster Woods Trailblazers! If you missed out on purchasing WMW Spirit Wear this Fall, we still have limited quantities/sizes available for purchase. Show your pride as a Trailblazer and get a Westminster Woods tee or hoodie today! Available sizes and styles are: Adult Small Hoodie (2 available)

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Upcoming Safety Drills

Posted January 8, 2019

LOCKDOWN DRILLS

In the interest of student safety, the Upper Grand District School Board has directed all schools to conduct two lockdown drills this school year. A lockdown is used when it is suspected that an intruder has entered the school and poses a threat to the

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School Council Minutes (November 2018)

Posted January 6, 2019

Meeting Minutes - Westminster Woods PS School Council

Meeting Date: Monday November 5th, 2018 Present: Cherise Johnson, Allison Stoffman, Tim Dickieson, Shana Waverman, Melissa Sikkes, Vanessa Luxem, Melanie Taylor, Dawn Nicholson, Jacquie Hulm-Mehagan, Angela Popofski, Anshu Khurana, Mahrukh Syed, Jennifer Li Welcome: Meeting

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Kindergarten Registration Information

Posted December 20, 2018

Online, pre-registration for the 2019-20 school year will open on January 8, 2019. All Junior and Senior Kindergarten students who are new to the UGDSB must pre-register online at www.ugdsb.ca/jkregistration. Please visit your school office to submit your documentation and complete your registration. 

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