News & Announcements

Halloween at James McQueen- PA Day Tomorrow

Posted October 29, 2020

We had a great time celebrating Halloween today! We hope everyone has a fun Halloween on Saturday! Just a reminder that tomorrow is a PA Day. IMG_1875IMG_1853IMG_1882 ...

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Remembrance Day and Poppies

Posted October 23, 2020

Dear Families, We will be continuing with Remembrance Day ceremonies this year, but in a different format. Mr. Creighton will be speaking to the whole school over announcements and we will observe a minute of silence together. Teachers will then follow this with a program in their individual classrooms. Parents who wish ...

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Police Presence in Schools town hall and survey info

Posted October 19, 2020

Please read the following for information on the UGDSB’s Police Presence in Schools virtual town hall and survey.

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Halloween- Held on October 29th

Posted October 16, 2020

Dear Families, We will be holding Halloween festivities on October 29th this year, as the 30th is a PA Day. Students are welcome to wear orange and black, their Halloween costume, or their regular clothes. If a costume is worn, it must be put on at home and worn all day. Unfortunately ...

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Survey to request change between in-person and remote learning (Oct. 14-21)

Posted October 13, 2020

To request a change between in-person and remote learning, elementary parents/guardians must complete the Intent to Change Survey between October 14-21. The deadline to complete the survey is Oct. 21 at 4pm.

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Provide your input: Police presence in UGDSB schools

Posted October 9, 2020

This October, the Upper Grand District School Board is holding a town hall and survey, asking participants for their input regarding the presence of police in UGDSB schools.

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School Council Minutes

Posted October 9, 2020

JMQ School Council Minutes Oct 7 2020

 Police presence in UGDSB schools

Posted October 9, 2020

Police presence in UGDSB schools On Tuesday Oct. 20 from 6:30-7:30pm, the board will hold a virtual town hall where participants can provide their input regarding the presence of police in UGDSB schools. The board will be asking participants to provide their input on the role of police in UGDSB schools ...

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Terry Fox Run- Fundraising

Posted October 1, 2020

Dear Community Members, On behalf of our students and staff, I would like to thank you for your generous donations to the Terry Fox Foundation! We were able to raise $325! Thank you for your support with this! Mr. Creighton

UGDSB launches The Umbrella Project to support mental health and well-being

Posted September 29, 2020

At the Upper Grand District School Board, we value mentally healthy schools, classrooms and work sites. This year, in order to further help support the mental health and well-being of UGDSB students and staff, we are introducing The Umbrella Project to schools and offices.

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School Code of Conduct

Posted September 28, 2020

James McQueen PS School Code Of Conduct

Bullying Prevention Plan

Posted September 28, 2020

School Bullying Prevention Plan 2020 Elem (4)

Can I Go To School Today?- Public Health Screening Tool

Posted September 23, 2020

Dear Families, We are facing a very serious and challenging situation when it comes to monitoring and assessing our children's health. On one hand, we have a great deal of experience with kids who have allergies, get tummy aches for various reasons, and have runny noses and a host of other ...

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School Council Notes

Posted September 23, 2020

Dear Community, We held our first virtual school council meeting last night. Mr Creighton shared: Thank you to all families for the wonderful job you have done getting kids used to wearing masks, washing hands and social distancing. We have been very impressed with how good our students have been! Parents have been very ...

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Terry Fox Run- September 29 and 30

Posted September 23, 2020

Dear Community, Our school will continue to participate in the Terry Fox run this year, although in a modified format. Our kindergarten students will participate during their phys-ed time on September 29th or 30th. Our grade 1-3 students will participate by running, in their cohort groups, on our school property. All ...

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Orange Shirt Day- September 30th

Posted September 23, 2020

Every Child Matters - Orange Shirt Day is Sept. 30 Orange Shirt Day is an annual event, held every year on Sept. 30, meant to educate and raise awareness about the residential school system and the impact it had on Indigenous communities for more than a century—an impact that continues ...

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Parent Information: Monitoring and Managing COVID-19

Posted September 18, 2020

The UGDSB would like to remind all parents that they have an important role to play in preventing COVID-19 in our schools.

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School Council Meeting- September 22 at 6:30

Posted September 18, 2020

Dear Families, Welcome back everyone!!! We will be holding the first school council meeting of the year, through a virtual Google Meet, on Tuesday, September 22nd at 6:30. A link for the meeting will be sent out on Tuesday. Agenda items will include electing an executive (president, treasurer, secretary), receiving an update ...

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Student Drop Off and Pick Up

Posted September 16, 2020

Dear Families, Thank you so much for your support in helping us get the school year off to a wonderful start! Now that we are underway, just a reminder that once your child is dropped off in the morning, we ask that you promptly vacate the school property to ensure safe social ...

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Reminder to parents: Please screen children every day before coming to school

Posted September 11, 2020

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health and the school board would like to remind all parents/guardians that they are to screen their children every day for COVID-19 symptoms, prior to coming to school.

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