News & Announcements


The school will be closed from July 3rd 12:00pm to August 27th @ 9:00am.  Classes begin for grades 1-7 on September 4th.  Senior Kindergarten students start classes on Wednesday, September 5th.  Junior Kindergarten students will receive a letter in the mail which will outline their staggered entry process. New registrations will be accepted on the […]

Congratulations staff, students and families

Another academic year has come to a close. We know that this is an exciting and busy time for our staff, students and families. I would like to take a moment to reflect, express gratitude and celebrate the hard work and accomplishments of our school communities. Our strategic priorities and commitments are the foundation of […]

2018-19 School Year Calendar is now available

The 2018-19 School Year Calendar is now available.

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Traffic Calming Committee

The Traffic Calming Committee is a committee of interested parents who have met to address the traffic situation around the school.  We met 3 times this year and we created and implemented a number of strategies to help mitigate the traffic congestion during the arrival and dismissal times. The input from this committee has been […]

June 1 is a P.D. Day for Elementary schools

Friday, June 1, 2018 is a professional development day for Elementary school staff. Elementary students will not attend school, but Extended Day Programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus of the P.D. Day will be teacher directed assessments, evaluation and planning activities. Paraprofessional staff (EAs/CYWs) will be participating […]

Family Survey

Welcome to the 2017-18 Family Survey. Take the Survey We would like to hear from you! Parents and guardians are important partners as we work to provide safe, caring and inclusive places for students to learn and succeed. The survey will remain open until June 28, 2018 at 4pm. Your answers will remain anonymous and […]

Flying the Pride flag to celebrate diversity and inclusion

June is nationally recognized as pride month in Canada. Many institutions and organizations fly the Pride flag as a celebration of diversity. During the month of June, all Waterloo Region District School Board locations will fly the Pride flag alongside the Canadian flag. We believe that our schools are safe spaces for everyone that walks […]

Year End Family Celebration June 19th!

Groh Public School will be hosting a Year End Celebration on June 19th! Please save the date and plan to celebrate with us to mark the end of a very successful inaugural school year. A flyer is attached with all the exciting details.  Just click on the blue title – Year End Family Celebration June […]

Bike Safety

We are so pleased to see so many students and parents who are walking, biking and riding their scooters and skateboards to school every day.  It’s a healthy way of going to and from school as well as spending some quality time together as a family.  It is helping with some of the congestion that […]

Happy Support Staff Appreciation Day

At Waterloo Region District School Board we believe that all of our staff play an important role in supporting students’ confidence and success. May 9th marks Support Staff Appreciation Day. This is a day in which we celebrate the skills, commitment and dedication of our educational support staff in helping create bright futures for our students. […]

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