News & Announcements
What an amazing and inspiring week.
On Monday our intermediates learned about the importance of their choices when Mothers Against Drunk Driving visited Primrose.
This week 61 junior students tried out for our Junior Volleyball team. The choir and primary choir rehearsed. The photography club was planning their next project. The intermediate volleyball team began practices. On Wednesday, our Me to We team was inspired at WE Day Toronto and today our Beyond the Hurt Anti-Bullying team started their training. There is always a lot for
This week the Me to We Team visited each classroom and lead the class through a “waste audit.” Students were able to see how their class sorts our compost, recycling and waste. Students observed what items were going to landfill and their set some goals for their class to lessen their environmental footprint. It was a great kick off to our Waste Free Lunch Challenge that is happening this coming week. Students are asked to pack a lunch using reusable containers and cutlery. This
Happy Thanksgiving to everyone in our community. We hope that you had a fun and relaxing weekend.
Last Monday we had the first meeting of the Puma PAC or Principal’s Advisory Committee. This group of students in grades 6, 7 and 8 represent the voice of their peers. They meet once a month with me to discuss questions and concerns that they students have. It is a great way to empower students and to give them a say in the things happening at Primrose.
It is hard to believe that we are already into October. It is beautiful to look at the trees beginning to change colours. We are fortunate to have a school in such a picturesque setting.
This week we focused on community and the idea of ubuntu. This concept from South Africa speaks to how “I am because WE are.” If you have ubuntu then you are generous, you are hospitable, you are friendly and caring and compassionate. You share what you have. It is to
This Week’s Happenings
The highlight of the week was definitely our Meet the Teacher Night. Thank you to all those parents who were able to come and meet their child’s teacher and see their classroom. Communication between home and school is important to us. If at any time you have a question or a concern do not hesitate to contact your child’s teacher through a note in the agenda or a phone message (all extensions can be found on the school website.) In addition many
This week was all about reorganization. On Friday 101 of our Pumas in grades one to seven moved classes or had changes of teachers. One student commented that is like the first day of school all over again. We are now set and there are no more changes to classes. I will be posting an updated list of staff on our website later this weekend. We are looking forward to hiring a new teacher for our 5/6 class and for day fours in kindergarten.
This Week`s Happenings
It is hard to believe that the first week of school is already over. It has been a great start to school with so many things already happening. The Board Staffing Committee is continuing their work and we should hear early next week about school reorganization. We will let you know as soon as we can.
We have begun the school year with an emphasis on the Board motto of `Learn, Lead, Inspire – Together`. This week a number of our students showed
The Upper Grand District School Board is undertaking a North Dufferin Boundary Review and French Immersion (FI) Feasibility Study. The purpose of this review is to confirm the viability of an FI program in Shelburne, and to make changes to FI school boundaries to establish a new North Dufferin JK-8 FI boundary. This also involves modifications to existing JK-8 Regular Track boundaries.
Board staff is planning a Shelburne FI Feasibility Study Public Information Session on September 19, 2016 from 7-9pm in the gymnasium at Centennial
Hello everyone and Happy First Day of School,
We are excited to begin a new school year and for your child to begin this new chapter of schooling. We were pleased to welcome 38 new students to Primrose this year. This is in addition to our junior kindergarten students who will be starting later this week. I would like to thank our Primrose School Ambassadors for doing a great job of introducing our new students to Primrose. I have had a number of students visit
It is hard to believe that next week is the last week of school. It seems like it was yesterday we were getting set to welcome students back.
Tuesday our Track and Field team participated at the County Meet at ODSS in Orangeville. We are very proud of our students who achieved many personal bests and cheered each other on. Thank you to all the parents who came to be part of our cheering section. Special thanks to Mr. Byers,
This week has been a busy one with a number of year end trips happening. The intermediates had three great days at Kandalore. Thank you to Mr. Byers, Ms. Kelk and Mr. Benotto for taking time from your families to give our students this great opportunity. Thank you to our parent volunteers for coming.
The grade sixes had fun on Wednesday in Toronto with trips to the CN Tower and the Ripley’s Aquarium. The grade fours had a fun outdoor learning
I’d like to take a few minutes to formally say thank you on behalf of the teaching staff. Our days
at school are often a flurry of activity and it is nice to have a moment to slow down this evening
and express our appreciation.
Our school board’s vision statement begins as follows, “Students will attain individual excellence
through dynamic programming provided by an effective staff and supported by a committed
community.” You, the volunteers, play a significant role in Primrose’s “committed community.”
You have chosen to join the Primrose team
June is an extremely busy month as we wrap things up for the school year.
This week our students in grades three and six wrote EQAO. These provincial tests help us set goals for the school and the board. Thank you to the numerous volunteers who helped scribe for us.
We would like to sincerely congratulate all of our Pumas who participated in the local production of The Wizard of Oz. A number of students were able to see the play and were
It is hard to believe that next week is June. Where has our year gone? With the warmer weather we would like to remind you about bringing hats, sunglasses and sunscreen to school as we are outside several times during the day. Also, we would like to remind you to send your children with proper footwear. We are an active school and at recess students run around and play on the climbers. Flip-flops make these activities dangerous as they don’t provide a lot of