News & Announcements

2017-18 School Year Calendar is now available

The 2017-18 School Year Calendar is now available. School will start on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Winter holidays run between December 25, 2017 and January 5, 2018, and March break runs from March 12 to March 16, 2018. The last day of classes will be Thursday, June 28, 2018. The 2017-18 School Year Calendar contains detailed […]

EXTENDED: Safe, Caring & Inclusive School Surveys for parents/guardians

We are committed to providing safe, caring and inclusive learning environments for everyone to help our students learn and succeed. One way for us to find out how best to do this is to ask students in Grades 3-11, staff and parents/guardians how they feel about their school and interactions with teachers and other students. […]

Students play, teachers learn during May 5 PD Day

While students were away from the classroom on Friday, May 5, more than 1,000 secondary teachers hit local movie theatres—to learn. District 24-Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) members participated in a TED talk-inspired session, delivered by their colleagues and community members as part of a day of learning on a range of topics.

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Cedar Hills Fun Soccer League

Are you between 4 and 11?  Do you like to play sports?  This is the league for you!  Join us at Courtland Public School fields on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.  Please see the flyer in the Community -Neighbourhood Events.  No cost, no registration, just show up and play.  Beginning May 3 until […]

Friday, May 5, is a PD Day for all students

Friday, May 5, 2017, is a Professional Development Day for all elementary and secondary schools, which means students do not need to be in school. Below you will find a summary of how teachers and staff will spend their day. Teachers Elementary and secondary teachers will attend full-day professional development activities with their union groups. […]

National Day of Mourning for Injured Workers

Our flag will be at half-mast tomorrow in recognition of the National Day of Mourning for injured workers.

Traffic Control Changes at Lancaster and Frederick, and Otto and Frederick

We are told that Waterloo Region is changing the timing of traffic lights to make it safer for pedestrians. They call it “Leading Pedestrian Interval.” From 8:30 to 9:00 am and 3:00 to 3:30 pm there will be 5 seconds where the pedestrian walk signal will be displayed before the corresponding green light for vehicles will […]

Friday is also Litterless Lunch and Popcorn Day

As part of our Earth Week observances, we are asking that student lunches generate no garbage on Friday. Please pack lunches in reusable containers. Children will be asked to take garbage back home with them as an awareness raising activity for them. School Council will also be selling popcorn that day. Because the popcorn comes […]

Behavior and Stress Management: a workshop for parents

School Council, along with Carizon Family and Community Services, will be offering a free workshop to help reduce the stress that parents and children experience from daily life situations on Thursday May 4 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. This is an adults only chance to learn strategies to support self-regulation, mental wellness and resilience, and […]

Friday is Wacky Hair Day!

Friday is the day when we express ourselves through our hair. Make it as different as you would like. (note: Children should check with their adults before making changes that are very radical. Remember that you will have to live with any haircuts that happen.)

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