News & Announcements

School Council Informal Meeting

The School Council will be holding an informal meeting tomorrow evening, November 22, 2017, 6:00 pm at the Laughing Demon (Pioneer Park Plaza). Please let Michelle know if you can attend at jwgscc@gmail.com. All are welcome and we hope you can join us!

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week – November 19-25

We are committed to providing a safe, caring and inclusive learning environment for all students – each and every one. Ontario’s Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week runs from November 19 to 25, 2017. This week is an opportunity for us all to reinforce clear and positive messages that bullying is not acceptable in our schools […]

Grade 1 French Immersion

Thinking about French Immersion for your child? Join us at one of our information sessions to learn more about our French programs and registration process. Information sessions will be held at the WRDSB Education Centre (Map) on the following days: November 27, 7 p.m. December 1, noon December 4, noon December 4, 7 p.m. Please […]

High School Info Nights: Grade 8 Transition

Over the next couple of months, High Schools across the board will be hosting Grade 8 Nights for parents and students. These information sessions will focus on Grade 8 students’ transition to High School, including the course selection process, in-school student supports, extracurricular activities and more. Please be sure to check-out the information session for any […]

Distribution of Cookie Dough – we need volunteers please

Hello parents/grandparents/friends/neighbours! We still need your help!  Our QSP cookie delivery event (Nov 28) is fast approaching and we need volunteers between 3:15-6:15pm to help distribute to families picking up their orders. Kiddos may join us if they’re willing to help also! Please send us a note to Penelope at jwgvolunteer@gmail.com. Thanks and hope to see you there!

OHIP+ Children and Youth Pharmacare

We want to remind students, parents and caregivers that starting on January 1, 2018, Ontario will provide free prescription drug coverage for all children and youth aged 24 and under. Children and youth will have access to over 4,400 medications and other drug products at no cost. Enrolment in OHIP+ is automatic – you will […]

Friday, November 17, 2017 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, November 17, 2017 is a professional development day for Elementary and Secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, but Extended Day Programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus for the PD Day will be School Improvement Planning in the morning. Teachers will participate in a whole-school activity […]

Photo retakes and HOLI-DAY spirit day

HOLI-DAY Spirit Day – Nov. 24 Our spirit day for November is HOLI-DAY, on November 24th.  We hope the students will show their school spirit by wearing an outfit that displays their favourite holiday (i.e., bunny ears for Easter, Santa hat for Christmas, heart t-shirt for Valentine’s Day, etc).  Come show your spirit. PHOTO RETAKE […]

Volunteers needed for Nov. 28 – Cookie Dough

Hello parents/grandparents/friends/neighbours! We need your help…Our QSP cookie delivery event (Nov 28) is fast approaching and we need volunteers between 1-3pm to help sort and 3-6:15pm to help distribute to families picking up their orders. If you’re willing and able please send us a note to Penelope at jwgvolunteer@gmail.com. Thanks and hope to see you there!

Parent/Teacher Interviews

Parent/Teacher Interviews – Appointments regarding your child’s progress at school are being booked now.  We have different methods being used to book appointments.  Some of our staff are using SCHOOL-DAY, while others will be using various other methods.  Your teacher will be communicating their method to you shortly, if they haven’t already done so. Instructions […]

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