picture of Goulbourn Middle School

About our website

Then and Now

Over the last decade our old website adhered to the HTML 4 specification in an effort to make sure that every browser could access our content. Times have changed and we really wanted our new website to take advantage of all the features of modern web browsers. Our new site adheres to the HTML5 specification and takes advantage of CSS3 and Javascript, as well as the jQuery framework. This allows for new ways to present information and also lets our content work well on tablets and cellphones.

logos for HTML4 and HTML 5

Which Browser?

Our new website should work on many different browsers without any difficulty. Some browsers such as Internet Explorer present some unique challenges, but we have done our best to address them. Because our whole school board has "Gone Google" we will ensure that all of the features of our website work with the Google Chrome browser, as we are also using this browser for a number of our Cloud based applications at school.

logo for Google Chrome browser

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)

It is very important to us to make sure that all of our content is accessible by all of our users. We have made every effort to ensure that our website is AODA compliant Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

We have used two validation tools to check the integrity of our website:

Web Accessibility Checker
WAVE - Web accessibility evaluation tool

logo for ccessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act

Multilingual Support

Using the latest translation tools available, we have tried to make our content accessible in many different languages. These tools are not perfect, but is our intention to include as many different users as we can.

logo for Google translate

Welcome to our new website !

picture of the best volleyball players

After more than a decade, we say good-bye to our old website, it has served us well. We have been working hard to make a new website that takes advantage of the capabilities of modern web browsers. We want to provide our Goulbourn community of families with the most up to date information about our school. Our new site is designed to work with computers, tablets and hand-held devices and we have changed the layout to make information even easier to find. We have made a special effort to design our new site to be accessible by all users. We have also used the latest translation tools to make our site available in different languages.

Tysen's Mission to a Million

picture of Tysen dropping the ceremonial puck at a Senator's game

Help our very own Greyhound in his mission: http://www.missiontoamillion.ca

Follow the Dreamcatchers on Twitter


Community of Character

Character Development is a responsibility shared between home, school and community. Students needs to be exposed to good character and have the importance of it reinforced by everyone around them.


Transportation

Bus Safety Awareness Day: Aug. 24
Click here for more info

OSTA 2014-2015 Transportation Services Information
Click here for more info

picture of a school bus