Arts Gala

April 23, 2014

Hopefully you can join us next Wednesay, April 30 for our Annual Arts Gala.  All proceeds from the Gala will go Free the Children.  Doors open at 5:45 for viewing the Arts displays and seating for the performance will open at 6:15.  The show starts at 6:30.  Ticket orders will be sent home and tickets will also be available the evening of the Gala.

Subscribe to our Website!

April 7, 2014

We are happy to announce a new feature on our website.  We now have the ability for you to ‘subscribe’ to our newsletter.  If you are a subscriber, any posts that are added, like this one,  to the main page of our website will be forwarded to the email address you provide when you subscribe.  For example, on a snow day we post that the buses are cancelled or the school is closed.  If you are a subscriber, the message will be sent to your email.  See the Subscribe function at the bottom of the right hand side of this page.

Wild, Wild West Day

April 1, 2014

Get in touch with your inner cowboy and cowgirl for our next spirit day – Wild, Wild West Day, Friday, April 11.  Yee-Haw!!

EQAO Dates

March 24, 2014

In order to help you plan ahead our EQAO dates for this year are:

Grade 6 Tuesday May 27 through Thursday May 29

Grade 3 Tueaday June 3 through Thursday June 5

For more information please click on the links below.


EQAO letter to parents 6 2014

EQAO letter to parents grade 3 2014


Family Movie Night – Mar 28

March 22, 2014

Come on out for School Council’s second movie night of the year on Mar 28.  Doors open at 6:00 pm, movie starts at 6:30.  Food donations are welcome for the Wilmot Family Resource Centre.   BYOS – Bring your own snacks!  We will be showing Turbo.

Before and After School Programs

March 5, 2014

Next year, if there is enough interest, before and after school programs for Kdgn to Gr 6 students will be offered here at Forest Glen.  If you are interested in before or after school care , please click on the link below for information on how to register.


Freedom Week – Mar 3 – 6

February 27, 2014

 Once again this year, the Forest Glen Global Issues Group is supporting the organization Free the Children. FTC was started 17 years ago by 12 year old Craig Keilburger, in an effort to eliminate child labour. The Global Issues Group is planning an event called Freedom Week. This is an event initiated by FTC two years ago to celebrate fifteen years of the idealism of the founders of FTC. During this time, the organization has grown to help children locally and around the world to become free from poverty, exploitation, thirst, and disease.  For more information about Fredom Week, please click on the link below.


Buses cancelled today

February 21, 2014

All school buses are cancelled today.  The school is open.

“Honey I Wrecked the Kids”

February 18, 2014

Parenting expert, Alyson Schafer is coming to New Hamburg, Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 7 – 9 pm.  This evening is presented by Forest Glen, Grandview and Holy Family School Councils.  Set the date aside now.  More information to follow.

ALYSON SCHAFER is a psychotherapist and one of Canada’s leading parenting experts. She is the in-house expert for The Marilyn Denis Show, CTV News Channel Express and CBC radio’s The World This Weekend. Alyson is a columnist for Today’s Parent Magazine and sits on the Health Advisory Board for Chatelaine Magazine. She is the best selling author of “Breaking The Good Mom Myth” and “Honey, I Wrecked The Kids” and her latest, “Ain’t MIsbehavin”.

Click on the following link for more information. ParentNight2014_sm


School Council presents . . .

February 11, 2014

Growing Bodies, Open Minds – an informative and engaging presentation about how to talk to your children about growing up and the changes that will occur.  Please click on the link below for more information.