News & Announcements

What you need to know to register your child for school

Posted August 12, 2019

The 2019-2020 school year begins on September 3, which means it is almost time to register your child if you are new to the Upper Grand District School Board.

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Bell and Supervision Times 2019-2020

Posted August 8, 2019

ClockBell Times: Our bell times will remain the same for the 2019-2020 school year.  These time changes will reflect a true balanced day to optimize our students' learning time. 8:30 Entry bell 8:30-9:20 period 1 9:20-10:10 period 2 10:10-10:30 primary inside/junior and intermediate outside 10:30-10:50 junior and intermediate

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2019-2020 Safety Drills

Posted August 8, 2019

The safety and well-being of our students is our highest priority. Although we hope that an incident that requires response from emergency personnel will never occur in our school, we must be prepared to respond quickly and effectively in case it does.

Each year our school must

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STWDSTS Information: September 2019

Posted July 3, 2019

School BusFIRST-TIME RIDER DAY! Saturday, August 27, 2019 is our First Rider Day with wheelchair accessible sites! Registration opens June 1 where you can register your child online. For more information https://stwdsts.ca/home/firstrider/ SUBSCRIBE TO DELAYS AND CANCELLATIONS! Each year in August, we are asking parents to subscribe so

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School Council’s Year End Review!

Posted July 2, 2019

School Council would like to thank all the families at Westminster Woods for their participation in our community events and fundraising throughout this 2018-2019 school year! We cannot do it without you! We would also like to invite you to attend our first meeting next year on Monday, September 16th

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City of Guelph seeking adult school crossing guards

Posted June 24, 2019

Two regular adult school crossing guards are needed for the crossings at the roundabout at Hall Avenue and Goodwin Drive.

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Have you moved recently or are you planning to move?

Posted May 6, 2019

In order to keep our records accurate, it is important to let us know if you have moved. If you will be moving out of our school area over the summer, please let us know as soon as possible. This will help in determining our new classes for September.

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Dogs on School Property (Revised May 2019)

Posted May 6, 2019

Remember if you must bring your dog onto school property, they must remain away from the crowded areas and they need to be kept on the grass (not on the tarmac). You also need to abide by the city bylaws. We have many students and adults who are not comfortable around

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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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Math Bulletin – Number Talks for Parents

Posted March 3, 2019

UGDSB Home Tip Sheet: Strategies to Add, Subtract, Multiply, and Divide

Why are we teaching strategies versus going straight to memorization? "Strategies help students find an answer even if they forget what was memorized. Discussing math fact strategies focuses attention on number sense, operations, patterns, properties,

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Engaging Your Child in Science at Home

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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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/
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