Forest Glen Public School sits on a beautiful site in New Hamburg, Ontario.The original school building was built in 1974. Additions were added in 1993. Approximately 500 students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8 pursue academic excellence each day. The school day is organized around ten 30 minute periods and two nutrition breaks between 8:20 am and 2:40 pm.
Our school mission statement is – Forest Glen, a caring community where learning, respect, and responsibility come together.
Our Core Values are:
- Complete your work to the best of your ability
- Be prepared for class
- Listen to instructions and ask questions
- Be a critical thinker
- Treat others the way you want to be treated
- Have a positive attitude
- Value and accept everyone for who they are
- Use good manners
- Be accountable for your actions
- Make good choices
- Be dependable
- Set goals and strive to achieve them
A wide range of activities are available for students to be involved in, including interschool and intramural athletics and activities, choirs and clubs. Students have multiple opportunities to develop their leadership skills through activities such as Social Justice Initiatives, SAC, FAC, and a variety of other volunteer opportunities. We value social responsibility and support community fundraising for such organizations as Free the Children, the Wilmot Family Resource Centre, and other worthwhile charities.
Welcome to the Glen!
Check out our Parent Handbook below.