News & Announcements

Important information regarding WHY Survey – a joint survey between UGDSB and WDG Public Health

Posted November 8, 2019

This year Upper Grand District School Board and Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health are collecting information on student health and well-being from youth, parents and school staff. The Well-Being and Health Youth Surveys are designed to help us understand how well we are doing creating safe, welcoming, and inclusive environments in our schools. It also provides important information about the physical and mental health of youth in our area. 

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November 5th Reminders

Posted November 5, 2019

Wednesday, November 6th is our first Pasta Wednesday. If you have ordered pasta for your child, please remember to pack a reusable fork or spoon in their lunch bag.  The next information is for families with children in grades 4 to 8. Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph public Health in partnership with ...

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Well-being Health and Youth (WHY) Surveys

Posted November 5, 2019

Simply paste the link into the browser and you are set to begin.

Link:         is.gd/whyparent

November 4, 2019 Dear Parent or Guardian, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has partnered with Upper Grand District School Board to conduct a survey in your child’s school.  All students in Grades 4 through ...

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Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin Secondary French Immersion (FI) Impact Assessment

Posted October 25, 2019

An Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin French Immersion (FI) Impact Assessment – Initiation Report was approved by the Board on October 22, 2019. The impact assessment will consider secondary programming in Orangeville, Dufferin and Erin including; the history of FI, enrolment, cohort sizes, and participation and retention rate information.  Consideration will be ...

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Nutrition Program News

Posted October 23, 2019

Food and Friends snack program at PMPS would like to thank the Rotary Club of Orangeville Highlands, Orangeville Lions Club and Tweedsmuir Church for their generous donations to the program.   "Snacker the Cracker" is back for the cracker drive during the month of November.  Snacker is suggesting these boxes of crackers ...

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Nature and Mental Health

Posted October 22, 2019

Fall is here and so is that pre-winter chill!  Getting outside makes such a difference to how we all are doing inside. Spending time in nature improves our mental health and well-being.  Being outdoors is a simple way to add some much needed down time from screens. Adding some time ...

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Celebrate Buy Nothing Day on November 29th

Posted October 22, 2019

Buy Nothing Day is an awareness day highlighting society’s habit of buying too many things. It is a day for society to examine the issue of over-consumption and is held on ‘Black Friday’, which is one of the busiest shopping days in the United States. https://en.wikipedia.org “We are also consuming ...

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October 21st Reminders

Posted October 22, 2019

Pizza orders are now open online.  Orders must be completed online by Monday October 28th.   Secondly, our school council is organizing Pasta Wednesdays.  Please see the flyer that was sent home with students. Pasta orders can be placed using School Cash Online until Thursday October 31st. ...

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Reminder of Security Cameras

Posted October 18, 2019

Last Fall we notified our community that our video cameras were made active. All schools within the Upper Grand have security cameras. The purpose of this video surveillance is to increase security and safety within the school. The video footage is only used to investigate issues that occur within or around ...

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Dental Screening Information

Posted October 17, 2019

Our annual dental screening visit will be on November 4th, 2019  for students in JK/SK, 1, 2, and 4.  Click on link for more details Dental Screening Letter Princess Margaret P.S

Free Parenting Workshops

Posted October 8, 2019

Poster Featured Workshops (1) October 2019 Workshop Schedule (1)

October 4 – CUPE Schools

Posted October 4, 2019

On Monday October 7, the Canadian Union of Public Employees, which represents custodial and maintenance staff in our school, has said they will go on a province-wide legal strike. There is a possibility that the union will reach a deal in negotiations this weekend. If there is a strike, our school will ...

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Job action and labour updates: Information for parents/guardians 

Posted October 3, 2019

Parents/guardians are encouraged to visit www.ugdsb.ca/labour for on-going updates from the school board regarding provincial job action. 

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Message to parents/guardians:

Posted October 2, 2019

The Upper Grand DSB has set up a website to provide updates regarding provincial labour issues and the impact on UGDSB schools and board sites.   Please visit www.ugdsb.ca/labour for on-going updates.   Thank you.

School Council Meeting

Posted September 29, 2019

Our next School Council Meeting will be Tuesday, October 1st from 6 PM to 7PM in the Library.
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