News & Announcements

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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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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Information from Public Health on Self-Isolation and Self-Monitoring

Posted October 9, 2020

Please see the following websites for information on Self-Isolation and Self-Monitoring. How to self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 and what to do if you develop symptoms How to self-isolate ...

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Virtual Pumpkin Carving Contest

Posted October 6, 2020

Virtual Pumpkin Carving Contest (Poster Link) This year the Pumpkin Carving Contest is back but with a twist . . . it will be a VIRTUAL Pumpkin Carving Contest! Contestants are asked to plan and create their best jack o'lantern yet ...

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2020-2021 Virtual Open House

Posted October 2, 2020

Hello there everyone!  Welcome to our 2020-2021 Virtual Open House! While this year we are unable to meet in person, the staff of Alma Public School would like to say hi and welcome you to a new school year.  Please be sure to watch the video below, as well as check ...

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October School Newsletter

Posted September 29, 2020

It is hard to believe it is October already!  While a very different start to the new school year, we had a great month of September!  Thank you again to families and students for following our new health and safety protocols.  We appreciate that everyone is following drop-off ...

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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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2020-2021 School Council Executive

Posted September 25, 2020

As you know, School Council positions were up for nomination this year. We would like to extend a sincere 'thank you' to Amanda Snowe for all her work as School Council Chair. This year, Amanda Snowe has decided to step down in her role as Chair, although she will continue ...

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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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2020-2021 School Council Elections

Posted September 17, 2020

On behalf of the members of Alma Public School Council, we would like to invite you to be a part of the 2020-2021 School Council Election. We are fortunate to be a part of a dynamic, creative, and ethnically diverse school community. With the Principal, a school staff ...

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New COVID-19 School Screening Tool

Posted September 17, 2020

Public Health has developed a new COVID-19 screening tool.  As you must screen for COVID-19 every day before going to school, please use the tool to help you decide if you should or should not go to school today.

Please feel free to share this link: New Public Health Screening ...

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Terry Fox Fundraising – online only this year!

Posted September 15, 2020

In celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Terry's Marathon of Hope, our school is participating in the Terry Fox School Run. We are proudly committed to raising much-needed funds for cancer research. Please consider supporting our efforts for this very worthwhile cause. Classes will be ...

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September 2020 Newsletter

Posted September 14, 2020

Welcome back, everyone!!  We are so excited to see everyone back at school!  Teachers and staff have been working diligently over the past few weeks to prepare the school for a safe start to the 2020-2021 school year!  We are happy to announce that the first two days ...

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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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T’was the night before school!

Posted September 9, 2020

Hello everyone, The time has finally arrived!  The Alma PS Staff are eager to welcome students back to school starting tomorrow.  Please check a previous post regarding First Day procedures (also find link below) to ensure you are familiar with new drop-off and pick-up routines. A few quick reminders: Walkers/Drop-offs - please remember ...

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Letter to parents from Public Health – back to school

Posted September 3, 2020

A letter to parents/guardians from Dr. Nicola Mercer, Medical Officer of Health and CEO of Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health.

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Alma PS First Day Procedures, 2020-2021

Posted August 28, 2020

Welcome to the 2020-2021 school year!   We are looking forward to welcoming all of our new and returning students back to Alma Public School this September! As you are aware, the Upper Grand District School Board has put extensive plans in place for the school year.  ...

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IMPORTANT: New schedule for staggered entry

Posted August 28, 2020

In order to ensure the safety of students and to provide additional time for staffing schools, the Upper Grand District School Board’s schedule for staggered entry has changed. 

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Student Accident Insurance

Posted August 25, 2020

Reminder for parents/guardians: Student Accident Insurance

Parents/guardians are responsible for expenses related to student injuries on school premises during school activities. Accidents can happen and the costs involved might not be fully covered by Provincial Health Care or employer group insurance plans. The Upper Grand District School Board is ...

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