News & Announcements

IMPORTANT UPDATES

INCLEMENT WEATHER: A reminder that, as with every winter, inclement weather conditions may result in bus cancellations and/or school closures. Decisions on buses and school operations due to inclement weather are made as soon as key information is available and no later than 6:30am the morning of. To check the status of school buses each morning visit www.stwdsts.ca, and to check the status of school closures visit www.ugdsb.ca.

DAILY SCHOOL ABSENCE REPORT: The UGDSB is reporting daily on school absence rates, allowing us to monitor absenteeism rates and transparently share this information with the public. To view the dashboard, click here

 

Cancelled Evening Session March 7

Posted March 2, 2018

Please spread the word that there will be no Parent Council event on March 7th.  Parent Council tried to put together an event around internet safety for the evening of March 7th but due to a number of different circumstances we decided to not proceed with the event.  We would ...

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LTAP Public Workshop – Cancellation Notice

Posted February 20, 2018

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. 

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Wallace Cumming Park Survey

Posted February 16, 2018

Please take a moment to fill in the survey regarding park improvements. Here is the link to the Wallace Cumming Park Survey:   https://goo.gl/forms/XSY9VhfHWUtHnVFE3

Invitation – Long Term Accommodation Plan

Posted February 15, 2018

On January 30, 2018, trustees approved a Public Engagement Plan as a part of the Board’s process to develop a Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP).  The LTAP is a strategic review of the Board’s facilities, population projections, and enrolment forecasts.  At the end of the process, the LTAP will identify ...

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School Climate Survey

Posted February 7, 2018

Parents, please take a few moments to fill in this school climate survey, your input is highly valued! Copy this link to your browser. https://uoguelph.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bEhl62tXnwYxzh3

Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Background Report and Public Engagement Plan

Posted January 31, 2018

On January 30, 2018, trustees approved a Public Engagement Plan as a part of the Board’s process to develop a Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP).
The LTAP is a strategic review of the Board’s facilities, population projections, and enrolment forecasts. At the end of the process, the LTAP will identify accommodation priorities for the Board. Public engagement is an important part of the LTAP process. We want to have conversations with our school communities to promote a shared understanding of local school issues.

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ACRA needs your help! Please take a moment.

Posted January 31, 2018

Hello Alma Public School,   Residents of the Alma Community - YOUR OPINION MATTERS!!   In December 2002, the residents of Alma participated in a community wide survey to determine the most effective utilization of the 25 Acres of land that had been donated by Wallace Cumming. Now, we, the Alma Community Recreation Association ...

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Online Safety At Elora!

Posted January 23, 2018

Elora Invite Please see the exciting invitation from Elora Public School!

Invitation From Elora!

Posted January 15, 2018

MARK YOUR CALENDARS and please plan to attend the Social Media and Online Safety parent presentation on February 5th at 6:00 PM.  Presented by social networking and online safety expert Paul Davis (bio below) - you don't want to miss this eye-opening and informative presentation!  The evening session is specifically ...

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Transportation Clarification

Posted January 10, 2018

Transportation Clarification Dear Parents, Recently it came to my attention that Wellington-Dufferin Transportation had changed route 201 from a Division 2 route (Blue card Centre-Wellington) to a Division 3 route (Pink card North Wellington).  Transportation did not communicate this change to the school nor did they properly inform parents.  They have apologized ...

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Mark Your Calendar!

Posted November 28, 2017

3rd Annual Alma Dance-A-Thon ! Dear Parents, on December 15th we will be having a funtastic time here at Alma P.S. We will be dancing the afternoon away to promote fun and fitness (and hopefully raise a little bit of money while we are at it). From 11:45-12:45 the Primary kids ...

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Parent Involvement Event

Posted October 19, 2017

Mark your calendars!  The UGDSB Parent Involvement Committee invites you to join them for an informative evening for parents and caregivers.  Dr. Laura Markham will be speaking on the topic "How to Get Your Child Cooperating Without Yelling, Threats or Punishment."  Learn some practical, everyday strategies to ...

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Walk at school day!

Posted September 18, 2017

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Bus Students

Posted September 12, 2017

Dear Parents please be reminded that if for some reason you give your son or daughter permission to NOT take the bus on a particular evening you must advise us of this decision.  In the event of a breakdown or other unforeseen event we would be expecting your child on ...

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New Phone App

Posted September 8, 2017

You may have read in the newsletter we have a new App available for downloading.  It can be found at the App store just by searching Upper Grand District School Board.  Once downloaded simply select Alma P.S. under settings and you are off to the races!  You will have instant ...

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