News & Announcements

MacMillian Frozen Food Orders Due Friday

Posted March 22, 2017

Please return any orders and payment to the school by this Friday, March 24th. All the proceeds raised will go towards purchasing resources and items to further enhance our Learning Commons. It is an awesome space we want to make even better. Thank you for helping us reach this goal.

Help Support Nutrition Programs

Posted February 27, 2017

Life Free is a fundraiser done throughout the Upper Grand School Board. Every dollar raised by the Live Free Campaign will support students through the 107 Children’s Foundation Food and Friends student nutrition programs across Wellington, Dufferin and Guelph. This includes our snack program at Jean Little. Our goal this year is to raise …

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February News

Posted February 7, 2017


Report cards will be sent home on Thursday, February 16th. How you interpret and respond to your child’s report card is important. Listed below are some suggestions to help you read, understand, and celebrate your child’s report card.

1. Read the learning skills on the first page of the document first. Celebrate …

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Mad Science

Posted January 17, 2017

fa2d05b5c32fa920daa5c23a56639bfc_-svg-beaker-svg-test-tubes-science-beakers-and-test-tubes-clipart_564-555Just a reminder that students in Grades 1-6 brought home a Mad Science registration form for a series of fun workshops offered after school on Mondays from 3:10 to 4:10 pm. The program will start on Monday January 30th. Registration forms and payment are due to the …

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January Newsletter

Posted January 10, 2017

Happy New Year!


Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten registration is now taking place and will continue until January 26th. If you know of anyone who lives in our area who has a child born in 2013, please encourage them to come and register during regular school hours. Registering early helps to predict enrollment numbers and allows …

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Saying Goodbye and Hello

Posted December 6, 2016

After many years at Jean Little PS and 25 years with the Upper Grand school board, the familiar face in the front office will be changing. Kelly Wynne is an integral part of our school and her unwavering care for the safety of our students, positive interactions with absolutely everyone and amazing outlook on …

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Happy December!

Posted December 2, 2016

cold-weather-ahead_road-sign_1024x1024Changing Seasons

While we had a wonderful mild fall, we are starting to feel the weather turn to more seasonally normal temperatures. Please ensure your child has both indoor footwear and appropriate clothing for the outdoors. Thick mittens, winter boots and hats are truly a must for our …

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Occasional Lunch Supervisors Needed

Posted November 10, 2016

lunchIf you would like to help out at your child’s school, we would love to hear from you! We are looking to build a list of available people who could help supervise at our school breaks when our regular lunch supervisors are unavailable or away sick. This …

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Happy Halloween from the Staff of Jean Little!! Be safe.

Posted October 31, 2016


November Newsletter

Posted October 31, 2016

Progress Reports

On Thursday, November 17th students from Grades 1 – 8 will bring home a progress report. The purpose of this report is to give families an indication on how your child is settling in to the academic and learning skills expectations of their classroom. The progress report is an early communication tool, along …

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Posted October 14, 2016

We have rescheduled our photo retake day to Monday, October 24th as the original date wasn’t a good match with our Jean Little Spirit Day!

Fresh From the Farm

Posted October 6, 2016

harvestWe are excited to be offering this fundraiser again this year! Students were given an order form this week that is due back on Thursday, October 13th. Orders will be delivered in November with a firm date communicated home shortly. Why is this a great fundraiser? …

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October Newsletter 2016

Posted October 5, 2016

fallThank you to everyone for helping to start off the school year on a positive note. There were some extra transitions for students as we went through a large school reorganization, but I am happy to report that students have settled in to their classrooms and great …

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Learning Commons

Posted September 19, 2016

Take a moment to check out Mrs. Periard’s website showing all the awesome things going on in our new Learning Commons!

Help Us Improve Communication!

Posted September 17, 2016

To help keep you up to date on school news, we would like to send you occasional emails throughout this school year. This might include important notices, upcoming events, special activities, reminders regarding ordering due dates and also notification when our monthly newsletter is available online. To do this, we need  you to register here which …

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The Countdown..

Posted August 30, 2016

logoOnly a few more sleeps until the start of the 2016-17 school year! We are looking forward to welcoming back students on Tuesday, September 6th. Supervision on the yard begins at 8:30 am and the bell rings at 8:45 am. Dismissal is at 3:05 pm each …

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Have a Wonderful Summer!

Posted July 1, 2016

sunFrom the entire staff of Jean Little PS., we wish you and your family a fun, relaxing, safe summer break and we look forward to welcoming you back in September. Our main office will reopen on Tuesday, August 30th and the first day of classes for students …

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May Newsletter 2016

Posted May 6, 2016

MAY Newsletter 2016

French Review meeting scheduled in Fergus postponed

Posted February 25, 2016

Due to deteriorating weather conditions in Centre Wellington, the French Review public information session scheduled for Wed. Feb. 24 in Fergus has been postponed and rescheduled to March 31. For more information, visit

Public information sessions scheduled for Upper Grand’s French Review

Posted February 25, 2016

UGDSB is holding four public information sessions to provide the public with information on the board’s French Review. All are welcome to attend. For meeting dates and to read the French Review report, visit

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