News & Announcements

Join us on January 25 for a Public Meeting Open House

Waterloo Region District School Board is developing a Long-Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) that will show how well used our schools are now and are expected to be over the next ten years. It also reveals how well kept our schools are in terms of school condition. Your feedback on the proposed solutions is important to us. We invite […]

Tragic Death of 5 year old in Toronto

As many of you have heard, there was a tragic death of a 5 year old girl at a Toronto school yesterday afternoon.  This was as a result of car pinning the girl and her father against another vehicle. This tragedy is a symptom of a bigger issue that exists at all schools in Ontario […]

Trustees form a committee to consider full-year schooling

On Monday evening, trustees voted in favour of establishing a committee to look into the option of full-year schooling. Full-year schooling means students would get the same number of days in school but with more frequent, shorter breaks in the year. The committee will review research, look at examples of boards currently running full-year programs […]

School Council Meeting

The next School Council Meeting is being held on Thursday, January 18th @ 7:00pm in the Learning Commons.  Please see the following agenda: Groh Public School, School Council Agenda, January 18th, 2018, 7:00pm to 8:30pm, Learning Commons Principal’s Update Leslie Maxwell’s presentation on Groh School Traffic Calming Committee Question and Answer School Survey Update Fundraising – subcommittee needed a)We […]

Happy Holidays from Groh PS

The staff of Groh PS would like to wish all our families and students a Safe and Happy Holiday!  2017 proved to be a successful time for Groh staff, families and students.  Looking forward to 2018 and all the exciting journies that lay ahead at Groh. Just a reminder that the school is closed December […]

Technovation Challenge Program

The Technovation Challenge, a flagship program of non-profit Iridescent, is the world’s largest global tech entrepreneurship competition for girls. The program offers girls around the world the opportunity to learn the necessary skills to emerge as tech entrepreneurs and leaders. Every year, Technovation challenges 10 to 18 year old girls to build a business plan and […]

Kindergarten Holiday Concert

Hello Kindergarten Families! We hope you will join us on Friday December 15th from 2:00-3:15pm for some holiday cheer!  The Kindies have been preparing a few songs and will give a short performance in the gym beginning at 2:00pm.  Following the performance, families will be invited back to their child’s Kindergarten classroom for some festive […]

Groh P.S. Winter Concert- Grades 1-7

You’re invited to the Groh P.S. Winter Concert!  All the grade 1-7 students will be performing on December 20th @ 6:30pm-8pm in the gymnasium.   While we are not having families buy tickets or sign up, please be mindful of seating and try to keep the number of attendees to no more than two per student. Doors will […]

DrumFIT Family Fun Night

A letter was sent home November 16th concerning our DrumFIT Family Fun Night. REMINDER:    Parents and students are invited to participate Tuesday evening from 6:00  to 8:00 p.m. in the gym. There will be 3 time slots available 6:00pm- 6:30pm, 6:45pm-7:15pm, and 7:30pm -8:00pm. To reserve a spot with your family please email with […]

PBL Information Night at Groh a Success!

Thank you to all the parents and students who came out Thursday evening to “inquire” and learn about PBL at Groh. The evening consisted of a PBL power point presentation, followed by numerous activity centres open for the parents and students to engage in with parents experiencing first hand what PBL is all about and […]

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