Groh Public School Official Grand Opening

All students and parents are invited to attend our Official Grand Opening on Thursday, February 1st at 7:00 p.m. in the gym.  Doors will open at 6:30pm.   We will have board and ministry officials in attendance as well as our students performing a few songs and sharing a video of children engaged in their inquiry and project […]

Friday, January 26 is a P.D. Day for Elementary school staff

January 26, 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 in […]

Help us improve communication: focus group registration

At Waterloo Region District School Board we know that success for our students depends on effective communication between schools, students and their parents. To help us understand how we can continue to improve communication with you, we are running a series of focus groups to hear from parents across Waterloo region about your experience with […]

Kindergarten Registration for Children Born in 2014 (JK) and New to Kindergarten Born in 2013 (SK)

1. Ensure your child can attend Groh Public School! – you must reside within our school boundaries to attend Visit stswr.ca click on link titled “What school do I attend” and enter your address 2.  Registration is open ON-LINE now: Visit http://www.wrdsb.ca/register/ (or click on the JK Registration tab on the left hand side) and complete the on-line registration form, call […]

EA and CYW Appreciation Day

We are a public school district for everyone – no matter their background or ability. To help every child in our district achieve their potential, we rely on the support of parents and caregivers and, of course, the hard work of every member of staff. Today we recognize some of the staff who support some […]

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 […]

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