News & Announcements

Invitation From Elora!

Posted January 15, 2018

MARK YOUR CALENDARS and please plan to attend the Social Media and Online Safety parent presentation on February 5th at 6:00 PM.  Presented by social networking and online safety expert Paul Davis (bio below) – you don’t want to miss this eye-opening and informative presentation!  The evening session is specifically geared for parents and caregivers.


What Parents will Learn

What are the latest privacy issues that you

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Transportation Clarification

Posted January 10, 2018

Transportation Clarification

Dear Parents,

Recently it came to my attention that Wellington-Dufferin Transportation had changed route 201 from a Division 2 route (Blue card Centre-Wellington) to a Division 3 route (Pink card North Wellington).  Transportation did not communicate this change to the school nor did they properly inform parents.  They have apologized for this error.  Through extensive discussions with them I am pleased to report that Route

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Mark Your Calendar!

Posted November 28, 2017

3rd Annual Alma Dance-A-Thon !

Dear Parents, on December 15th we will be having a funtastic time here at Alma P.S. We will be dancing the afternoon away to promote fun and fitness (and hopefully raise a little bit of money while we are at it). From 11:45-12:45 the Primary kids will be in the gym and from 2-3 the Junior kids will take the dance

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Parent Involvement Event

Posted October 19, 2017

Mark your calendars!  The UGDSB Parent Involvement Committee invites you to join them for an informative evening for parents and caregivers.  Dr. Laura Markham will be speaking on the topic “How to Get Your Child Cooperating Without Yelling, Threats or Punishment.”  Learn some practical, everyday strategies to help you raise a self-disciplined child who WANTS to cooperate!



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Message from our Kindergarten!

Posted September 26, 2017

We have had an exciting start to our school year here at Alma PS. On the first day of school, many of our students were thrilled to find monarch caterpillars in our yard. We are blessed to have a beautiful school yard that happens to have many Milkweed plants. We decided to bring some of the caterpillars inside so that we could observe the changes

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Walk at school day!

Posted September 18, 2017

walk to school

Bus Students

Posted September 12, 2017

Dear Parents please be reminded that if for some reason you give your son or daughter permission to NOT take the bus on a particular evening you must advise us of this decision.  In the event of a breakdown or other unforeseen event we would be expecting your child on the bus.  To avoid any possible chaos please just let us know of your change

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New Phone App

Posted September 8, 2017

You may have read in the newsletter we have a new App available for downloading.  It can be found at the App store just by searching Upper Grand District School Board.  Once downloaded simply select Alma P.S. under settings and you are off to the races!  You will have instant access to news and events and our School calendar.  There is also a great transportation

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Emergency Drills Letter

Posted August 31, 2017

School Emergency Response Training Annual Drills Letter (1)

2017 Barbecue!

Posted August 31, 2017

Alma Public School Welcome Back Barbecue September 21, 2017 5:30-7:00 PM.  Hope to see you there!

September Newsletter has been posted!

Posted August 30, 2017

Welcome back!

Posted August 30, 2017

I am looking forward to seeing everyone on Tuesday September 5th!!!

Water Testing

Posted June 19, 2017

drinking water

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 water system and include information on the performance, operation and test

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Council Meeting April 12 @ 6:30pm. Hope to see you there!

Posted March 31, 2017

French Language Survey

Posted February 8, 2017

Parents invited to share feedback on secondary French language instruction

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, in both

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Before and after school childcare survey!

Posted February 1, 2017

Dear Parents please take a moment to fill out this before and after school child care survey.  Your participation is appreciated! (highlight and then right click to go to the page or copy to your browser)

October 2016 Council Meeting

Posted September 28, 2016

The October Council meeting will be held on Thursday October 13th at 6;30 pm.  Hope to see you there!

Council Meeting Changed

Posted September 7, 2016

The September Council Meeting will be held on Tuesday September 13th at 6:30 pm not on Wednesday as previously scheduled.  Sorry for the inconvenience!

Welcome Back!

Posted September 2, 2016

Welcome to all of our new and returning families I look forward to another fantastic year in Alma!  See you all September 6th! Mr. Hill
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