News & Announcements

ETFO Jan. 28 strike: All UGDSB elementary schools to close - UGDSB secondary schools will remain open

On Tuesday Jan. 28, all UGDSB ELEMENTARY schools will be closed to students due to the one-day ETFO strike, unless the strike is averted. Elementary schools will re-open to students on Jan. 29. All UGDSB SECONDARY schools will remain open to students on Jan. 28 and will operate as usual. Jan. 28 is an exam day in secondary schools; exams will continue as scheduled.

TRANSPORTATION: On Jan. 28, buses/student transportation for all UGDSB elementary students will be cancelled; transportation for UGDSB secondary students will run as normal.

COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOLS AND CHILD CARE: Community Use of Schools and third-party operated child care centres remain open during this labour action. Some Before and/or After School Programs may be operating and each operator will communicate directly with families.​

FEB 3-7 STRIKES: UGDSB elementary schools will be closed to students on Feb. 4 and Feb. 6, unless the ETFO strikes are averted. For additional details visit:

UPDATES: Please continue to check the board website for updates at

IB Survey

Posted March 27, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a survey to confirm interest in and the feasibility of establishing an International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin. The survey is available online from March 28 – April 12, 2019 at  Survey results will be included in a report ...

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Grade 7/8 Newsletter from Christine Kennedy

Posted March 22, 2019

April Newsletter

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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From the Office…

Posted March 6, 2019

CMES NEWS March 2019 (2) (2)


Posted February 3, 2019

Our Forest of Reading program is in full swing with lots of enthusiastic participants.  For more information on what students are reading and what they are saying about the books, check out the Forest of Reading blog on the Upper Grand's UG2Go page : February is Black History Month Black History ...


Stay Well Month

Posted February 3, 2019

Reduce the risk of serious infections -proper hand-washing is one of the best ways to avoid getting sick.  Stay home when you are sick and limit contact with others - Children should not be in school with a fever, undiagnosed rashes, vomiting, or diarrhea and should stay at home at least 24 ...

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Posted February 3, 2019

Please remind your child to check the lost and found bin regularly which is located in the main hall for missing items.  We try to display lost items every few weeks.  It is helpful to label your child's clothing, especially in the younger grades.

Concussion (outside of school hours)

Posted February 3, 2019

A concussion is a type of brain injury that changes the way the brain normally works.  It can affect a student's performance in both school work and physical activities.  Rest is very important after a concussion because it helps the brain heal.  While a child has a suspected or diagnosed ...

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Thank you to our CMES School Council

Posted February 3, 2019

Our CMES School Council is comprised of a wonderful group of hard-working, dedicated parents who are always finding ways to best support our school community. Staff and students would like to say a huge "THANK YOU!" to our CMES School Council for your ongoing support and to the many families who ...

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Posted February 3, 2019

Please find attached the approved Treasurer's Report for March 2019. 6 Mar 2019 Treasurer Report

Safety First! CMES Parking Lot

Posted February 3, 2019

When you enter our CMES parking lots, please ensure that you are always watching closely for any pedestrians, especially our children who can be small and hard to see.  Ensure that you are driving slowly and checking for children before entering or exiting the parking lot. A friendly reminder to parents/guests ...

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Posted February 3, 2019

Hello to our CMES School Community.  We have reached the halfway mark in our 2018/2019 school year. Term one report cards will be sent home on Thursday, February 20, 2019.  The academic and social growth in our students is wonderful to witness! The information in the report card will highlight how well ...

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Immunization Reporting Deadline & Process

Posted January 29, 2019

Feb 2019_Public Health School Newsletter Insert For Parents_Elementary (2)

CMES Parking Lot Important Reminders:

Posted January 15, 2019

Similar to many other schools, our Credit Meadows' parking lots can become congested during drop-off and pick-up times.  This can be a safety concern for our students, as well as a concern for staff and school buses that need to access parking and bus lanes. In order to improve this situation ...

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Is Conflict the Same as Bullying?

Posted January 13, 2019

People may sometimes confuse conflict with bullying, but they are different. Conflict occurs between two or more people who have a disagreement, a difference of opinion or different views.  Conflict between students does not always mean its bullying. Children learn at a young age to understand that others can have a ...

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