News & Announcements

Students, staff and parents – please take our voluntary Diversity Data Survey

Posted March 22, 2019

From March 22 to April 18, 2019, the Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a system-wide survey, to help the board understand the demographic makeup, diversity and ongoing needs of our student population.

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Spring has officially Sprung!

Posted March 20, 2019

Happy Spring! We officially made it through winter. It’s time to start thinking about building active routines so we get the most out of the warmer weather. We encourage all students to get outside and be active before school and at recess. If you are dropping off your child, please have

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Popcorn Day Date Change and Pajama Day

Posted March 19, 2019

Popcorn Day - Due to unforeseen circumstances our popcorn day has been moved to Wednesday, March 27th. School cashonline will re-open for any families that have not ordered popcorn until midnight Monday, March 25th. Sorry, for the inconvenience. Students attending the River Run Trip will receive their popcorn when they

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Mar 18th Update

Posted March 18, 2019

We hope you had a wonderful March Break holiday! A reminder that it’s popcorn day on Wednesday. Bags are available for $1 each on School Cash online until midnight tomorrow! Funds from Popcorn Day go to support the great programs paid for through Parent Council like Silverbirch and Tamarak reading programs

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March Newsletter

Posted March 4, 2019

Please see the attached March Newsletter ... Link: 2019 March Newsletter

Colour House Assembly & Live Free Day Tomorrow

Posted February 28, 2019

We have a lot going on tomorrow .... Colour House Assembly - Wear your colour house colour and earn points for your team! The focus of the games will be “Begin with the End in Mind”. These games will have an end goal that can only be accomplished if the teams work

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Time Spent on the School Bus

Posted February 26, 2019

Do you feel that your child spends too much time on the bus in the morning and/or afternoon? If so, you can request non-door side pickup/drop off. Non Door Side Bus Drop Off Information (PDF)

Colour House Assembly Date Change

Posted February 25, 2019

Due to the school closure today we will reschedule our Colour House Assembly to Friday, March 1st at 11:15. The assembly will start in the gym (10 min.) then students will go outside for co-operative games. The focus of the games will be “Begin with the End in Mind”. These

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Live Free Campaign

Posted February 25, 2019

On March 1st, our school is taking the challenge to Help Kids Live Free from Hunger for our Healthy Snack Program. All students and teachers should think of something that they take for granted every day – and make a promise to give it up for one day. How about

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Pasta lunch/Camp

Posted February 20, 2019

Thank you to Brandi Bray and her team of parent volunteers for making our pasta lunch so special for all of the students today! The gym was set up with tables and beautiful tablecloths for our students to enjoy a delicious pasta lunch with fruit. We are so fortunate to have

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Tues Feb 19 update

Posted February 19, 2019

We hope you had a fantastic family day weekend! Our grade 1 and 2 classes visited the River Run today and grade 3 students had a trip to Guelph Lake Nature Center. Wednesday report cards go home. Please encourage students to reflect on their areas of strength and areas needing improvement with

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Posted February 15, 2019

We are having a wonderful time with our move-a-thon! Thank you to Dayna Haw and Claire Upton for organizing this wonderful event for our kids. A special thank you to all of the volunteers for their help with supervision and decorating. Thank you to Lori and Rob Wright for helping

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Move-a-thon this Friday!

Posted February 13, 2019

We wish everyone a Happy Valentine’s Day tomorrow. It looks like a normal day without any challenging weather! We are looking forward to the annual Move-a-thon this Friday! We have moved it to Friday to allow students time to finish decorating their t-shirts in preparation for a fun friendship theme. A

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Inclement weather for Tues Feb 12

Posted February 11, 2019

Due to inclement weather the following events are cancelled for tomorrow: 1. The hockey tournament scheduled for tomorrow has been canceled. We will advise when we hear about a make up date. 2. Our Gr 6 camp meeting has been rescheduled to Feb 21st 3. School Council meeting Due to snow, high winds, freezing

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Move-a-thon is this Thursday

Posted February 10, 2019

Don’t forget to send in a white t-shirt tomorrow if you haven’t already for your child to decorate and wear to our Move-a-thon Thursday on Valentines Day! If you ordered one through the school, students will receive it in class tomorrow and decorate it in class. There are a few more

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Inclement weather

Posted February 5, 2019

“Due to inclement weather and freezing rain in the forecast for Wednesday, we are reminding all UGDSB families to please check the board website (, blast, Twitter account on Wednesday morning for the status of school closures. Local radio stations will broadcast any school closures as well. Thank you.” A reminder

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