News & Announcements

Important information for the summer months

For helpful information over the summer months, please use the links below:

Rapid Antigen Tests Coming Home Today

Posted December 13, 2021

Today your child will be bringing home a rapid antigen test kit in an envelope unless you had requested otherwise. Please ensure you get it from your child's backpack. The letter enclosed in the envelope has additional information. If students are not present today they will be sent home the next ...

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Information from the province on student rapid antigen testing over the winter break

Posted December 10, 2021

On behalf of the Government of Ontario, the Upper Grand District School Board is distributing take-home rapid antigen screening kits to every elementary and secondary student who chooses to participate. Kits will be distributed prior to the winter break.

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Updates For December 5-11, 2021

Posted December 9, 2021

Good day Alma PS families!  Here are the 5 things you need to know this week:  As the heat comes on in the school and things get warmer, we are noticing that students are a lot thirstier these days.  Our bottle filling stations are up and running well.  Please ensure ...

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UGDSB Kindergarten Registration starts in January – here is what families need to know

Posted December 9, 2021

Kindergarten registration for the Upper Grand District School Board is fast approaching. Registration for new UGDSB Junior Kindergarten (JK) and Senior Kindergarten (SK) students for September 2022 will take place between January 4-21, 2022.

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Good News – We’ve Got Mail!

Posted December 3, 2021

Good afternoon Alma PS families.  After I sent out our weekly "5 Things" updates early this week to ensure that you had all of the information you needed to know for a long list of December events, our school started out on a new student-led initiative led by our grade ...

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Updates For November 29-December 3, 2021

Posted November 29, 2021

Updates For November 29 - December 17, 2021 Good morning Alma PS families!  Thanks to parents for taking the time to have virtual and phone interviews with our teachers.  We love chatting about learning growth and next steps so hopefully you found this information useful.  If for ...

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Policy Feedback Opportunity: Policy 205 School Volunteers

Posted November 24, 2021

UGDSB policy currently under review, 205 – School Volunteers, has been further revised and released for public consultation. Please review the proposed changes and provide your feedback by January 14, 2022.

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Updates For November 22-26, 2021

Posted November 24, 2021

Good morning Alma PS families!  Here are the 5 things you need to know this week about our amazing school: Please remember that at Alma PS, if we have a bus cancellation day, we are in the Blue Centre Wellington Zone (Division 2).  These central ...

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Updates For November 15-19, 2021

Posted November 17, 2021

Hello Alma PS families!  We hope you're having a great week and that the taste of snowy weather this week gave you hope of a great Winter Holiday Break that is coming up soon.  Here are the 5 things you need to know this week: 1.  Virtual access for report cards ...

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Progress Report Cards & Interview Information

Posted November 15, 2021

Hello Alma PS Families.  This week is an important part of our school year as staff are communicating with you formally about student progress through the Progress Report Card.  We are also preparing to sign up for our virtual interviews.  Given that this is a virtual process that will be ...

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UGDSB looks ahead to Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week

Posted November 15, 2021

Schools of the UGDSB will be participating in Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week from November 22 to the 26th. Learn more about bullying and other resources.

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Updates For November 5-12, 2021

Posted November 10, 2021

Hello Alma families.  I hope you're enjoying the extra warmth and sunshine this week.  Here are the 5 things that you need to know this week: 1.  As the weather is shifting and changing, even throughout the day, please remember to check the forecast and teach your child to come prepared ...

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Updates For November 1-5, 2021

Posted November 4, 2021

Congratulations on reaching the month of November Alma PS families!  We've enjoyed two great months together and cannot wait to see what comes next.  Thanks again to families for screening your children daily and for getting them checked out if they are feeling unwell.  It's creating a safer environment at ...

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Policy feedback opportunity: Policy 504 Equity and Inclusive Education

Posted October 27, 2021

UGDSB Policy 504 Equity and Inclusive Education is currently under review and feedback is welcome on the draft documents until November 25, 2021.

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Updates For October 25-29, 2021

Posted October 27, 2021

Hello Alma families!  We are having a busy week here at the school.  Here are 5 things you need to know so you're ready for this week and next: 1.  There has been a strong use of the school's snack program this fall.  We are bringing in fresh fruit like apples and ...

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