News & Announcements

QSP Fundraiser – School ID 7846

Posted October 15, 2018

Qsp Final

PA Day Programs Available – Town of Minto

Posted October 10, 2018

Click the link to register After School Poster

Childcare Centre Opening

Posted September 28, 2018

Welcome to our new neighbours!  The County of Wellington will be moving into the new child care centre that has been built beside us in the coming weeks.  The childcare centre is run by the County of Wellington, not the Upper Grand District School Board.  Please remember that staff and visitors to Palmerston Public School are not permitted to use their parking lot.  If you

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Wellington Candidates Meeting

Posted September 24, 2018

Wellington Candidate Meeting Poster

Green and White Day Tomorrow

Posted September 24, 2018

All students are invited to wear green and white tomorrow, September 25th, in honour of Franco-Ontarian Day.  On this day, we celebrate Canada being a bilingual country and the rich French history that is part of our province. Franco Ontarian Flag

Get the App!

Posted September 21, 2018

Easy access to our news feed and calendar of events!  You can also sign up for more than one school if you have children in multiple schools.  You can also download the app by searching for "Upper Grand Dist" in your phone's app store. Upper Grand App

PD Day Program – Town of Minto

Posted September 21, 2018

PD Day Program

School Council Presents Sherlock Gnome at the Norgan September 27th

Posted September 17, 2018

School Movie Sherlock School Movie Sherlock Doors open at 6:30 p.m. - Movie starts at 7:00 p.m.

Fresh from the Farm Fundraiser

Posted September 12, 2018

Palmerston School is excited to be running the Fresh from the Farm fundraiser again this year!  This healthy fundraiser offers a unique opportunity to support important programs and initiatives at PPS.   This year, the money raised through Fresh from the Farm will go towards supporting the Snack Bin program.

The students will be selling Ontario-grown fruit and vegetables to our local school community – supporting our

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Immunization Reminder

Posted September 11, 2018

Dear Parents,

In the past, schools used to collect immunization information for each student and share that information with Public Health.  This process changed and now Parents and Caregivers need to report that information directly to Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health.

There are five different ways to report your child’s immunizations:

Email: Send copy to
Fax: Vaccine Records 519-836-2986
Call: 1-800-265-7293 ext 4396
Mail:  Vaccine Records
160 Chancellors Way
Guelph, ON

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Battery Recycling Challenge

Posted September 10, 2018

Letter To Parents Batteries Click the link above to help PPS support the environment.  Bring in your single use batteries.  No cell phone batteries, rechargeable batteries or laptop batteries are accepted.

From Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health

Posted September 5, 2018

September 2018

WDG Public Health is pleased to provide elementary schools with up-to-date information on health topics for their monthly newsletters and announcements to parents. Please find below an insert you can include in your school newsletter and/or announcements if you wish. If you have any questions please contact us at 1-800-265-7293 ext. 4111 or email


 Information from Public Health – Lunchbox Essentials!

Are you getting

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Health and Physical Education Letter for Parents

Posted September 4, 2018

Dear parents and guardians,

We are writing to you to address some of the questions and concerns we have received regarding changes to the Health and Physical Education Curriculum. As you may know, the Government of Ontario has directed all school boards across the province to use the re-issued 2010 Health and Physical Education Curriculum (Grades 1-8). Since all school boards are required to teach the

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September Newsletter

Posted August 31, 2018

September Newsletter

Possible Class Changes – September 17th

Posted August 31, 2018

Schools have built class lists based on their tentative organizations. Changes may be necessary at Palmerston Public School in order for our Board to meet Ministry requirements about class sizes (see below).  This means that we may get new teacher(s) and classes, and that your child(ren) might be moved into a new class.  Any changes would be made by Monday, September 17th. Principals do not

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Getting Ready!

Posted August 28, 2018

Hello Parents and Caregivers!

Our office is open this week (Aug.27-Aug.31st) from 9:00-3:00.  If you are new to our school and are looking to register your children – welcome!  Please click here for information about registration, including what paperwork you need to bring with you.

If you have a question for us, please don’t hesitate to call at 519-343-3520 or drop by the office.

The first day of school

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Staff Presentation of the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report

Posted June 8, 2018

The Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) will be presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on June 12, 2018. Pin The meeting starts at 7 pm in the boardroom at the Guelph Board Office, 500 Victoria Road N, Guelph.

The final report has considered the feedback received during the second phase of public engagement conducted throughout

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Community Discussion on Suicide – Thursday, June 14, 2018

Posted June 7, 2018

Thursday June 14, 6:30pm – Norwell DSS Gymnasium

Sadly, there has recently been several tragic losses in our community. This evening is an opportunity to learn and ask questions about suicide how do we notice signs of distress and who/how can we reach out for help.
There will be time to share ideas on how we can all support RESILIENCY in our community.


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Intermediate Track and Field – Rescheduled for Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Posted June 4, 2018

Please note that the Intermediate Track and Field Meet has been rescheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, June 5, 2018.

June Newsletter

Posted May 31, 2018

June Newsletter
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