News & Announcements
The Upper Grand District School Board’s Long Term Accommodation Plan Draft Final Report will be presented at a public meeting on May 17th starting at 7 pm at Norwell DSS. Parents, guardians and members of the community are invited to come to the meeting to hear the report presentation, share their thoughts and ask questions. For more information, please go to the Board’s website at
It’s time to celebrate the end of a great school year!
Please bring the whole gang on JUNE 7, 2018 from 5pm until 7pm at the Lion’s Park Pavillion, Palmerston to enjoy hamburgers, hotdogs and a salad bar!
CPF will be selling baked goods so plan to enjoy a delicious
Norwell District Secondary School is hosting a Parent Evening with motivational guest speaker Blake Fly presenting…
Connecting With Your Student
Blake’s presentation will provide parents with strategies, case studies, and innovative methods to help them appreciate what it means to be a teenager today. You will leave with practical tools that can be used in person and online as additional ways to connect
The Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) is going to be presented at 5 regional public meetings throughout the month of May.
The draft report includes a list of proposed short (1-5 yrs.) and long (6-10 yrs.) accommodation priorities. The report does not include any recommended changes to school programs or boundaries.
We invite you to attend
Wear your pink shirts today to show your support for anti-bullying!
Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is targeted and repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time.
In order to be considered bullying, the behavior must be aggressive and include:
An Imbalance of Power: People who
Board staff is presenting the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) and Phase 2 Public Engagement Plan at the Board’s Business Operations Committee meeting on April 10, 2018. The meeting will be held at the Guelph Board Office located at 500 Victoria Rd N, Guelph starting at 7:00pm. All are welcome to attend.
The draft report includes
Free dental care for children age 17 and under
If you can’t afford dental care, Public Health has free services for your children. At our dental clinics, we help children prevent cavities and disease. We also make sure that children with cavities and other urgent problems get the treatment they need.
For more information about our dental
The Board is looking for parent members to advise them about Core French and French Immersion programs in our Board.
As a parent, are you looking to get involved at a system level? Are you interested in fostering excellence & growth in our FSL programs? Consider applying to serve as a member on the #UGDSB French as a Second Language Advisory Committee (FSLAC).
This committee requires a
The first phase of public engagement for the UGDSB Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) is complete. Thank you to all who attended a workshop or provided input online. Your feedback will be shared in a report to trustees on March 20, 2018.
One of the questions that we have received at the workshops is what will be included in
Dear Parents / Guardians,
In an effort to keep our school safe and our halls moving freely it is very important that all visitors to our school, including parents, begin their visit at the office. For safety reasons, it is important that we know who is in the school at all times. All parents and visitors entering the school are asked to do so through the
• 80% of learning is visual, but 1-in-4 school-aged children has a vision problem. Not to worry: junior kindergarteners are entitled to one complementary pair of glasses through the Eye See…Eye Learn program. Book an appointment with your local participating optometrist today and visit www.EyeSeeEyeLearn.ca for more information.
• Did you know JK kids qualify for complimentary glasses through the #EyeSeeEyeLearn program? Learn more here: www.EyeSeeEyeLearn.ca
Palmerston Public School
PLEASE COMPLETE THE UPPER GRAND DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD CLIMATE SURVEY FOR PARENTS
This is an anonymous survey that is completed every two years
Allows the School and Board the opportunity to assess the perceptions of safety from students, staff, and parents
The data is then used to make informed
Due to continued inclement weather and low visibility due to fog, the Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Long Term Accommodation Plan public workshop to be held at Norwell DSS has been cancelled. All are welcome to attend the next scheduled workshop on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Centre Wellington DHS in Fergus starting at 7pm. Please visit www.ugdsb.ca/ltap to get more information, provide feedback, complete