News & Announcements

March Newsletter

Posted March 1, 2017

This month there is information in the newsletter about how  you can help your child engage in higher order thinking by reading to and with them. The strategy is an easy one that can be done with your child at bedtime while reading. In addition to this, there is information regarding Digital Saturday and …

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Posted February 28, 2017

On Friday March 3rd Victoria Cross students will be participating in LIVE FREE. On this day students are asked to bring in a toonie to support our breakfast and snack programs. Students who bring in a toonie will be able to chew gum and to wear a hat for the day. Students will be …

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Student Created Newsletter

Posted February 14, 2017

A group of our intermediate students are creating a newspaper which they were printing  and delivering to students throughout our school. A large number of students were interested in printed copies. We have decided to upload the newspaper to the website for all VCPS members to enjoy.

On the attached links you will find the …

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Parents invited to share feedback on secondary French language instruction

Posted February 7, 2017

The UGDSB is currently conducting a review of French as a Second Language (FSL) instruction at the secondary level. Parents and guardians with children in high school are being asked to provide input into French language instruction.

From February 7 to March 10, 2017, the board is collecting information from parents/guardians about French language instruction, …

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Online Before and/or After School Survey re-opened until February 10th 

Posted February 1, 2017

The online Before & After School Survey has been reopened and will remain open for parents to complete until February 10th.  This will allow us to capture the needs of parents who are registering up to the end of next week. We understand that some parents are familiar with Kindergarten registration taking place in …

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Feedback welcome on draft policies

Posted February 1, 2017

The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public input on draft policies. Currently under review is the Website and Social Media Management Policy 312.  You are invited to review the draft documents and submit online feedback at  The deadline for public input is March 2, 2017 at 4 p.m. EST.  Persons without …

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February 2017 Newsletter

Posted January 31, 2017

Please find attached the February 2017 Newsletter. In it you will find information about National Sweater Day and Winter Walk to School Day. As well there is information regarding Science and how to help your child at home and information regarding grade 7 & 8 fundraising for their year end trip. Lastly, check out …

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January Newsletter 2017

Posted January 9, 2017

Happy New Year to our Victoria Cross families! We hope you had an enjoyable time over the holiday with your family. Please find attached the January newsletter. In it you will find information regarding upcoming events which include a 20% project by gr. 7 students encouraging our community to bring in winter clothing,  socks, …

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SWAF program to help employees in Minto, Wellington North earn their OSSD

Posted December 6, 2016

GUELPH, Ontario – School within a Factory (SWAF) is heading north. The innovative program assists adult students in earning their Ontario Secondary School Diploma, while remaining full-time employees.

Following an extremely successful inaugural year in Guelph with the Linamar Corporation, the Upper Grand District School Board’s SWAF program has expanded. The program will now also …

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December Newsletter is Now Available

Posted November 29, 2016

December is always such a busy month at school. Please note the dates for the Primary Christmas Concert as well as other festive events happening at the school during the month.


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Grade 7 & 8 Trip Information Night

Posted November 25, 2016

Just a reminder to all parents of grade 7 and 8 students of the information night for their year end trip to Ottawa. This information night will be held on Tuesday, November 29th at 6:30 p.m. in the library.

Parent Teacher Interviews

Posted November 17, 2016

Progress Reports went home today. Please click on the attached link using Chrome to book your interview.

School Council’s Coding Night

Posted November 13, 2016

Are you interested in technology?

Would you like to learn more about Coding?

Please join School Council on Tuesday, November 15th at 6:30 p.m.

Pizza and drinks will be sold that evening from 6-6:30 p.m.


Coding Night

Digital Saturday – All Welcome to Attend

Posted November 10, 2016

Are you interested in technology? Would you like to learn about:

  • New technology
  • Assistive Technology
  • Parent engagement strategies for home use
  • Appropriate use of technology and digital citizenship

If so, please join families at Spencer Ave. Elementary School  in Orangeville on Saturday, November 26th

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Math Games Available to Borrow From the Library

Posted November 10, 2016

Do you love to play games with your family? Victoria Cross School Council has gererously purchased math / strategy games for you to borrow and play with your children.  The link below will take you to the Learning Commons page of our school website that shows all of the available games. You simply need …

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Hats for Hungry Minds

Posted November 1, 2016

We were thrilled with the student’s response to our first Hats for Hungry Minds. We raised over $282 to put towards the breakfast and snack program. We look forward to next month and another theme day to continue to raise funds towards our breakfast and snack program. Thank you to everyone that participated in …

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November Newsletter Now Available

Posted November 1, 2016

Please check out the November newsletter. It contains information about the Remembrance Day assembly, the food drive, mental health, and the Coding Night offered by School Council. Please read this section about Coding Night carefully as space is limited and registration is required.

The October Newsletter is now available

Posted October 4, 2016

Please check out the Newsletter section of this website for the October newsletter. It includes information about School Council events such as a games night, chocolate bar sales and their monthly meetings. Also included are special dates to remember, information about life-threatening allergies as well as the new asthma friendly schools policy.

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Welcome Back – First Day Procedures

Posted September 2, 2016

All students will return to their 2015-2016 class when the bell rings on Tuesday, September 6, 2016. If your child, for example, was in Ms Bahula’s class in 2015-2016 they will return to that classroom on the first day of school when the 8:50 bell rings. Teachers in that classroom will greet these students …

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Congratulations Victoria Cross Students

Posted June 22, 2016

Congratulations Victoria Cross students

in Gr. 4, 5 and 6!!

You raised


for the

On behalf of the Heart and Stroke Foundation we would like to say thank you for helping to protect hearts.

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