News & Announcements
A few cases of hand, foot, and mouth disease have been reported at Credit Meadows Elementary School.
What is hand, foot, and mouth disease?Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a common disease in young children. It is caused by a virus (Coxsackie virus). This virus is not related to the virus that causes hoof-and-mouth disease in animals. The disease often breaks out within a community in the summer and fall.
What are the signs and symptoms of the disease?Hand, foot, and mouth disease is usually very
Just a reminder that cookie days continue every Friday. The grade eights are selling cookies, classroom to classroom for $1.00 each. Money raised will go towards grade eight grad.
Blue Jay spirit days will continue for the reminder of the playoffs on game day. Wear your Blue Jay gear or Blue Jay colours on spirit days. Go Jays Go!
The school received the following message from the Town of Orangeville this morning:
The Town has been doing counts on the number of children crossing during the noon shifts. The numbers this year are very low. Due to this, we will no longer have a crossing guard at Blind Line & College or Blind Line and Hansen during the lunch shift. They will both be there for the morning and after school shifts. This will be effective October 31st. Could you please inform the
Just a reminder that tomorrow is our first cookie day. Details went home home in a previous email message.
We are also supporting the Blue Jays and their quest to be World Series Champions! Please wear your Blue Jay clothing every day of the playoffs to cheer on our team! Go Jays Go!
Lastly, have a wonderful Thanksgiving!
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International Walk to School DayIWALK is an international awareness event that celebrates active travel by encouraging students to walk or bike between home and school during the month of October. Walking and riding are great ways to be active and it is well known that students who use active travel to school arrive alert and ready to learn.This year we are challenging staff and students to participate in IWALK day on Wednesday, October 5.
As a parent you can help your child learn about walking
Please see attachment for FREE parent workshops in our area!Did we mention that they’re FREE?
Please find a copy of DPSN’s workshop schedule for October 2016, as well as details.
The first three workshops are coming up quickly:·
Healthy Lunches (Even for Picky Eaters)—Monday, October 3·
Understanding a New Autism Diagnosis—Tuesday, October 4·
Let’s Talk Parenting—Thursday, October 6
26th: Our school book fair wraps up today, so make sure to make your last minute purchases! Our Parent Council also wraps up the Vessey Blub fundraiser. Please make sure your orders are in to your homeroom teacher.
27th: Picture Day! Remember to wear your smile and not to wear green! Our grade 7/8 soccer team represents us at the County wide tournament! Their photos will be taken on the retake day in October.
29th: The Terry Fox run is at CMES in the pm! Remember
In an effort to save money on photocopying costs and to help our environment, we are trying to go paperless! If you have not done so already, please sign up for CMES updates and school letters at:
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Please check out the following information flyer about School Avoidance Workshop that is being presented by DCAFs on October 4th from 630-83opm.
Dear Parents and Guardians,
We wanted to provide you with some information regarding a situation that took place in our school community this past weekend. We are just learning the details of the situation now. According to a police report on the Orangeville Police Service website, this past Sunday a white cargo van approached a young boy on Elm Avenue. A male driver spoke with the boy, who quickly returned to his home and informed his parent of the situation. The child’s parent called the police
Just a reminder that the CMES Parent Council is fundraising for school initiatives that enrich the student/teacher experience. All orders are due by Monday, September 26th, 2016. Thank you for the support!
Please come to our first School Council meeting this Monday, September 19th at 7pm. We hope to see you there.
Bring your bright and beautiful smile on the 27th! School picture day is September 27th, not September 29th as previously posted. Sorry for any confusion. Remember not to wear green on picture day because of the use of a green screen.
Please come out on September 22nd from 530-730pm to reconnect with our school community and meet your child’s teacher. From 530pm- 630pm, we will be meeting on the school playground and from 630-730pm, parents and children will have the opportunity to tour classrooms. See you there!
The Upper Grand District School Board is in the process of recruiting International Students from around the world to attend secondary and elementary schools in our District. At this time we are taking applications from families who would like to be considered as host families and would welcome international students into their homes for short or long term stays. If you are interested in taking part in this amazing opportunity, or would like more information about this rewarding experience, please call the International Student Office at 519-941-6191 ext. 225. Or