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Important Dates


December 2

Info Night about DSBN Academy at Diamond Trail Public School from 6-7pm

December 3

Info Night about DSBN Academy at Plymouth Punblic School from 6-7pm

December 5

Festival of Lights at Gordon from 6:30 - 8pm

Please RSVP through Cash Online

December 6

-Recognition Assemblies

9 - 9:45 (K-3)

9:45 - 10:30 (4-8)

-Joy Day from 12 - 3 at Gordon

December 11

-Grad Committee at 6pm

-Holiday Showcase at Centennial High School: pm

December 12

-Kindergarten Joy Day and Concert starting at 9am

December 16

Info Night about DSBN Academy at McKay Public School in Port Colborne from 6-7pm

December 16 - 20

Holiday singing at 2:20 in our gym

December 17

-Holiday Sock Day

- Gordon Holiday Concert at Centennial High School from 6:30 - 7:30pm

December 18

-Grades 1 5 at Matilda

-Grades 6 -8 at Landmark Cinema

-FDK gym movie

December 19

Ugly Sweater Day

December 20

- Last Day of School before break

-Show Your Holiday Spirit Day

January 6

First Day back from Holiday Break





Welcome To The Gordon Grizzly Website!


From our Gordon Family to yours....

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Text Box: Reminder

As a staff, we would like to wish you a Happy Holiday! December has come in quickly and a lot of fun activities are planned for our amazing school and community! Please read the important dates on the side of this page and keep up to date with the many events! We will be collecting any monetary donations at the Gordon Festival of Lights Community Night and at our Holiday Concert at Centennial High School. We will be supporting some of our families so all donations will be greatly appreciated!

What is SafeArrival?

SafeArrival is an absence management system that improves student safety and makes it easy for you to let the school know about your child’s absence.
You are asked to report your child’s absence in advance whenever possible using one of these convenient methods:

SchoolMessenger app (free)

1. Provide your email address to the school.

2. Get the app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store (or from the links at https://go.schoolmessenger.ca).

3. Tap Sign Up to create your account.

4. Select Attendance from the menu, and then select Report an Absence.

Web and Mobile Web: go.schoolmessenger.ca

1. Provide your email address to the school.

2. Go to the website.

3. Click Sign Up to create your account.

4. Select Attendance from the menu, then select Report an Absence
Interactive Toll-free Phone 1-866-606-5567

Interactive Toll-free Phone

1. Call the toll-free, interactive telephone system.

2. Follow the instructions to report an absence.

Absences can be reported in advance:

• 24 hours/day
• 7 days a week
• For any school day in the school term
• Up to the cut-off time on the day of the absence.


"School Cash Online" Now Available!!!

We know you have many different priorities competing for your attention each day. To respect those demands, we’d like to help you save both time and effort. School Cash Online allows you to approve permission forms and pay for school items, such as field trips and school spirit wear, online.

It takes just a few minutes to register for this service. You will be able access the service by visiting our school website and clicking on “School Cash Online.” There, you’ll find more information about the system, links to registration and support. You can use School Cash Online with confidence; it is a safe and secure portal.

Using School Cash Online, you may never have to search for spare change again! That is, unless you’re looking for coffee money.  

Thanks for your support.



Parking/Drop Off/Pick Up Reminders: Gr. 1 to 8 : Parents and Guardians are reminded to use the Thorold Rd. entrance when dropping off students in the morning. Parents may use the Thorold Rd. entrance when picking up and/or visiting the school. The back entrance will be used for staff parking and bus transportation only.

Kindergarten parents: Please use the Thorold Rd. entrance and proceed to the Kindergarten parking/pick-up/drop-off area.

Buses: Students being transported to and from Gordon by school bus will be picked up and dropped off at the back of the school. This is a very busy time of day so please do not use the back entrance parking lot after school.

Sign In/Sign Out Procedures for all students: If you are picking up or dropping off your child(ren) during the school the day then the front entrance is the appropriate entrance to use as your child(ren) will need to sign-in/sign-out at the office.

Visit Gordon's Destiny website to access our Library Resources by clicking on the underlined link