News & Announcements

Crossing Guard Required!

Posted April 15, 2019

We need an Adult Crossing Guard for Hall Avenue at Goodwin Drive! The City of Guelph is looking for a regular guard for the east crossing at the round-a-bout beside Westminster Woods Public School at bell times (8:05 to 8:35 am and 2:45 to 3:05 pm). Adult guards are paid for

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Information Update for Parents Regarding the Student Walkout

Posted April 4, 2019

April 4, 2019. Dear parents and guardians, On Thursday April 4, a group of Westminster Woods students walked out of class as part of a provincial student walkout organized in response to education changes made by the Ontario government. Please note that these walkouts were not school or board sanctioned events. Some of

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Environmental News – Earth Day (April 2019)

Posted April 2, 2019

Monthly Environmental Activities to Help Celebrate Our Planet - April 22nd is Earth Day!

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” - Albert Einstein

Founded in 1990, Earth Day Canada inspires people of all ages across the country to connect with nature

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Talking About Mental Health (April 2019)

Posted April 2, 2019

Talking About Mental Health:  April 2019

Jumpstart your Brain this Spring

Did you know that you can actually boost your brain power and increase your focus, ability to concentrate and your overall sense of well-being?   So how do you do this? Feed Your Brain:  Did you know your brain

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Information from Public Health – Dental Care

Posted April 2, 2019

Free Dental Care for Children and Youth (17 and Younger)

If you can’t afford dental care, we have FREE services for your children at Public Health. We provide free basic dental care, including cleanings, x-rays, check-ups and treatment to children and youth. Our dental hygienists provide preventive services (e.g. cleanings)

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Class Placement

Posted April 2, 2019

CLASS PLACEMENT FOR SEPTEMBER

Making a request for a specific class placement for your child(ren) is an extraordinary step, which must be supported by specific and detailed reasons. Please do not request a specific teacher or friends, as this makes it difficult to create classes. If you are going

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Days of Significance (April 2019)

Posted April 2, 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, Mrs. Stoffman or Mr. Dickieson.  We welcome any suggestions! If you are willing

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Parent Involvement Committee – Annual Spring Event (April 2019)

Posted April 2, 2019

Annual Spring Event - April 17th 2019 Spring Event 2019 A Series of Workshops to Assist you in Engaging Your School Community to Support Student Learning Agenda and Speakers: Session (A) – School Council Best Practices: Policy

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Staff Presentation of the 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report

Posted March 29, 2019

The 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on March 19, 2019. This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. It is necessary for staff to monitor the relevance of the Board’s work

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Movie Night at Westminster Woods (April 4th)

Posted March 26, 2019

The WMWPS School Council Presents: MOVIE NIGHT 2019

Featuring the Movie: SMALLFOOT

Thursday, April 4th, 2019Smallfoot In the Gym Doors Open at 6:00 pm Movie Showing from 6:30 pm until 8:00 pm Free admission All Students MUST be accompanied by an adult!

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School Council Minutes (January 2019)

Posted March 26, 2019

Westminster Woods PS School Council Meeting Minutes - Monday, January 7th , 2019

Present: Cherise Johnson, Allison Stoffman, Tim Dickieson, Melissa McEachern, Shana Waverman, Melanie Taylor, Lisa Matchett, Jacquie Hulm-Mehagan, Angela Popofski, Jennifer Li

Welcome: Meeting started at 6:33 pm by

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Students, staff and parents – please take our voluntary Diversity Data Survey

Posted March 22, 2019

From March 22 to April 18, 2019, the Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a system-wide survey, to help the board understand the demographic makeup, diversity and ongoing needs of our student population.

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