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Principal’s Message – June 23, 2017

Posted June 23, 2017

Extra, Extra, Read all about it!  Primrose is now a Platinum EcoSchool!  Congratulations to our EcoKids and EcoMoms for all your work to make this happen.  Thank you to all of our students, staff and parents who support all the eco initiatives throughout the year.  A special thank you to Nicole Hambleton and Shelagh McNulty […]

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Principal`s Message – June 9th, 2017

Posted June 9, 2017

What an exciting week we have had at Primrose! The grade fours travelled to Medieval Times and the choir impressed everyone with their singing at Canada`s Wonderland.  The intermediates showed their entrepreneurial skills while raising over $1 700 for the Bahati Project.  Grades 1-8 had fun participating in Standards Day.   The School Council wrapped […]

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2017 Annual Reports on Drinking Water Systems

Posted June 6, 2017

There are 14 schools in our district that get their drinking water from wells. All of our other schools are on municipal water systems. The Province’s Drinking Water Systems Regulation (Ontario Regulation 170/03) requires us to test the water at these schools regularly and provide annual reports. These reports cover all aspects of the drinking […]

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Principal’s Message – June 2, 2017

Posted June 3, 2017

June has arrived.  When I look at the school calendar it is hard to believe all that is happening this month at Primrose. This month teachers will be covering the Healthy Living Section of our Health Curriculum.  They will be looking at Human Development and Sexual Health.  Each teacher will be sending home information about […]

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Principal’s Message – May 26, 2017

Posted May 27, 2017

Congratulations to our Skills Canada Team who worked well at our Mini Skills Competition at Primrose on Tuesday.  The students competed against six other local schools on things like construction, Lego Mechanics and Robotics.  A sincere thank you to Mr. Benotto who organized the teams for the day. This week we celebrated the end of […]

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Principal’s Message – May 19, 2017

Posted May 19, 2017

As I type this I am reflecting on an amazing EcoArts Night.  It was great to see our community come together to celebrate trees.  The EcoMoms highlighted all the great environmental work our students have been involved in this year.  As always, Mrs. Helps worked with students to create beautiful art pieces around the theme […]

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Principal’s Message – May 12, 2017

Posted May 12, 2017

Spring feels like it has finally arrived.  There is a lot of information going home these days about year-end trips so please make sure that you check your child’s backpack regularly. This is the time of year where staff start to have a foot in two school years.  We are working hard on assessments and […]

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Principal’s Message – May 5, 2017

Posted May 6, 2017

What a wet week!  We have a week of tarmac and indoor recesses.   Needless to say we have a lot of pent up energy and are glad the weekend has arrived. We would like to congratulate our Girls and Boys Basketball teams on their amazing performance at the Shelburne tournament this week.  The boys won […]

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Principal’s Message – April 28th, 2017

Posted April 28, 2017

What a busy week this has been,  filled with many exciting opportunities for our kids.  Monday the choir participated in the annual Dufferin Youth Festival of the Arts.  It is amazing to see the energy and enthusiasm of this group of keen students. Tuesday we welcomed over 100 students who will be coming to Primrose […]

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Principal’s Message – April 21, 2017

Posted April 22, 2017

Three cheers for the Primrose Singers!  Congratulations for achieving three golds at the Kiwanis Music Festival.  What a great start to their Spring choir season.  Thanks to Mrs. Robertson and Mrs. Hawkins for your boundless energy and encouragement. Congratulations to the wonderful Pumas who are performing in the local production of The Lion King.  Our […]

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Principal’s Message – April 14, 2017

Posted April 14, 2017

I am still smiling after a fabulous Open House for our new families that are joining our Primrose community.  Thank you the choir for your beautiful music, staff for opening your classrooms and chatting to parents, our School Council and Eco-Moms for talking about the some of the programs we offer and our student leaders […]

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Principal’s Message – April 7, 2017

Posted April 7, 2017

As I write this I am looking outside at a scene that looks more like January than April.  Mother Nature is not being kind. This week our Kindergarten Team met with teams from across the school board for a day of professional learning.  We came away with a number of great ideas. Ms. Kelk also […]

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Principal`s Message – March 31, 2017

Posted March 31, 2017

The radio called it Spr-inter today and I think that they are right.  I think that in Dufferin County we are used to having a final wintery blast in late March and April.  Let’s cross our fingers that this is the last “no bus day” for this school year. There is always so much going […]

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The Waste Audit Results Are In!

Posted March 30, 2017

Our grade 5 students performed a school wide waste audit last week and found some encouraging results. Here is what the average kid at Primrose produces per year: Recycling = 9.10 kg/year Compost = 3.2 kg/year Garbage = 2.7 kg/year Primrose’s total amount of garbage produced is down and recycling is up. We are very […]

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