News & Announcements

Welcome Back BBQ!!!

Posted September 20, 2017

Welcome Back BBQ and Open House at James McQueen PS!!       Our Welcome Back school barbeque and Open House will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 26th at James McQueen.  The barbeque will be held on the school yard from 5:00 to 6:00 and the Open House will take […]

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2017 Bullying Prevention Plan

Posted September 18, 2017

Bullying Prevention Plan 2017

Back In Style!

Posted September 8, 2017

Dear Parents/Guardians, I wanted to thank you, on behalf of our school staff, for all of your support in helping us to have a wonderful first week of school!  Our new JK students have all visited the school and will be joining us full-time next week. Please do not hesitate to contact classroom teachers or […]

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September 2018 School Newsletter

Posted August 31, 2017

September 2018 School Newsletter

Receive School Updates Live On Your Phone!!!

Posted August 29, 2017

Dear Parents/Guardians, You can now receive automatic updates from our school website on your cell phone to keep you better informed! We are pleased to announce that the Upper Grand DSB is introducing a new parent communication tool for your smart phone. Designed to streamline communication between schools and the communities they serve, the Upper […]

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We Are Excited To See You!!!!!

Posted August 29, 2017

Dear Students and Parents/Guardians, Our school has been a very busy place over the summer!  The very first day of summer our school became a construction site!  We have new ceilings and lights in all of the hallways, which makes it very nice and bright, and we have a new heating system which will keep […]

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Year End 2017 School Newsletter

Posted June 26, 2017

Year End 2017 School Newsletter

September 2017 Transportation Newsletter

Posted June 12, 2017

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June 2017 School Newsletter

Posted May 29, 2017

June NewsletterRevised June School Calendar

Jump Rope For Heart

Posted May 25, 2017

Thank you to all of the families that were able to support our Jump Rope for Heart day!  We raised over $7500 for heart and stroke research!!!! A great cause and a great way for our students to get some extra exercise.  

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Beauty et Le Bête

Posted May 25, 2017

On May 19th we were treated to a bilingual performance of Beauty and The Beast.  The performance was put on by DuffleBag Theatre and was one of the highlights of our school year; for both students and staff!  We even had some of our students and staff join into the action!

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1980’s Day!

Posted May 25, 2017

Yes, here at James McQueen we time-warped back to the 1980s on May 19th!  A gnarly time was had by all!

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School Spirit Wear is On-sale!

Posted May 18, 2017

Dear Parents/Guardians, Please see the link below for information pertaining to our school spirit wear.  Thanks to Ryann Blenkiron for all of her hard work putting this together!   Hi all - the online store is live: https://premiumimagefergus.myshopify.com/Please direct store/product/size/price questions to Julie at premium.wear@wightman.ca    

Family Math Night

Posted May 5, 2017

Thank you to all of our families that were able to join us for Family Math Night on May 2nd!  It was a fun event with lots of learning and sharing. Below you will see photos of the evening, a link to an article posted on the Board website, and a link to the resources […]

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Safe Student Drop-Off and Pick-Up

Posted May 1, 2017

Dear Parents/Guardians, We are entering into a time of year where the weather is getting warmer (hopefully soon!) and students are outside expending energy and often not as attentive to car traffic as we would like. I would ask, for the safety of all of our children, that if you are dropping-off or picking up […]

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May 2017 School Newsletter

Posted April 26, 2017

May 2017 Newletter

2017 Bunny Breakfast

Posted April 10, 2017

What another wonderful event!!!!!!!!   Thank you so much to our hard working school council and staff for the work they put into making this such a fun and successful event! And a BIG thank you to all of our families and community members that were able to share in the fun!   Please have […]

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Kara Shaw and Michael Wade Presentations

Posted April 10, 2017

We were lucky to have two wonderful presentations in the last couple of weeks. Kara played a wide-range of songs on the piano as we all sang along.  Her deeper message included sharing her trials and tribulations of growing up as a blind person who is also autistic and the importance of treating everyone with […]

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April 2017 School Newsletter

Posted March 28, 2017

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Dress As Your Hero Day!

Posted March 24, 2017

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