News & Announcements

Bunny Breakfast

Posted March 7, 2018

Thank you to all of our school and community members who were able to come out and join us at the Bunny Breakfast this past Saturday.  A very special thank you to all of our school council members and volunteers who were at the school until 11:00 pm on Friday night and back early again Saturday morning to cook pancakes and prepare the school.

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March 2018 School Council Newsletter

Posted March 7, 2018

March 2018 School Council Minutes

Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) – Update

Posted March 5, 2018

PinThe first phase of public engagement for the UGDSB Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) is complete.  Thank you to all who attended a workshop or provided input online. Your feedback will be shared in a report to trustees on March 20, 2018.

One of the questions that we have received at the workshops is what will be included in

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Continuing Education Workshops

Posted February 28, 2018

Here are a number of workshops you may be interested in:   Continuing Education Workshops

March 2018 School Newsletter

Posted February 27, 2018

March 2018 School Newsletter

Traffic Safety Near Our School

Posted February 23, 2018

Dear Community Members,

Please be particularly mindful of driving cautiously when you are in our school area.  We have noted an increase in traffic on Tower Street since the St. David Street bridge has been closed for repairs.  It is extremely important that you drive with caution, as our students and families may be walking and crossing roads throughout the day.  Your support with this is

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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.  Please visit to get more information, provide feedback, complete

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The Bunny Breakfast Is Happening Soon!

Posted February 15, 2018

Dear Families and Community Members,   Our annual Bunny Breakfast is coming soon... March 3rd to be exact!   We need some volunteer help and supplies to help us make this event a success.  Please see the attachment for indications of how you can support school council with this event.   We look forward to seeing you there!!! Bunny Breakfast Flyer 2018 (1)

2018 School Climate Survey

Posted February 6, 2018

Dear Families,


Attached is a link to complete our school climate survey.  This information is used by our school staff and the school board to help support and improve our efforts to make our schools as safe and positive a learning environment as possible.  The survey is also completed by school staff and students from grades 4-12.  As our students are not able to complete the

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New English JK Students Wanted!

Posted February 2, 2018

Our registration for English JK is still open.  If you have a little one that can attend kindergarten next year, please contact the school about registering them.  Likewise, if you have neighbours or friends with a child that can be registered for next year, please encourage them to contact the school as soon as possible.

Your help with this will limit staffing changes that could happen

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Posted February 2, 2018

We had a great time at our dance-a-thon and raised enough food for 200 meals at the food bank!_MG_8501_MG_8569_MG_8493

February 2018 School Newsletter

Posted February 2, 2018

February 2018 School Newsletter

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

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School Painting

Posted December 21, 2017

Dear Community,

I wanted to update you on the painting in the school.  For those of you who have been in the school, you will have noticed that the hallways and gym are in need of painting.  This past week I was informed that, over the winter break, the Board will be painting our gym.  Unfortunately, the hallways cannot be painted over the winter break, as

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January 2018 School Newsletter

Posted December 19, 2017

January 2018 School Newsletter

New Library Purchases

Posted December 12, 2017

Dear Families, The staff and students of James McQueen would like to thank you for your generous support of our book fair.  We raised over $5000 that is being used to purchase books and technology to support our students' learning.  Thank you!!!!!_MG_8401

Canadian Mental Health Association Drop-In

Posted November 29, 2017

Dear Families, Please read the attachment regarding two dates that CMHA have scheduled for drop-in grief counselling at the Fergus CMHA office.   CMHA Drop In Support Fergus

December 2017 School Newsletter

Posted November 28, 2017

December 2017 School Newsletter

Kindergarten Registration for 2018-19

Posted November 12, 2017

Please make anyone who has children registering for kindergarten next aware of this information: Kindergarten Registration 2018 19

School Council Minutes- November 2017

Posted November 8, 2017

Here are the minutes from our School Council meeting:James McQueen School Council Minutes, November 2017
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