This year Upper Grand District School Board and Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health are collecting information on student health and well-being from youth, parents and school staff. The Well-Being and Health Youth Surveys are designed to help us understand how well we are doing creating safe, welcoming, and inclusive environments in our schools. It also provides important information about the physical and mental health of youth in our area.
Last week, information was sent home about a magazine fundraiser the school is running. Money raised from magazine sales will go toward improvements to our school yard, purchase of technology for classrooms, changes to our school library, and to offset the cost of field trips. Please call the school if you have any …
We hope you are able to join us for a fun-filled evening on November 21st!
Please see the attached file for details.
December milk orders can be placed from November 8th to November 24th.
Pizza orders can be placed from November 29th to December 15th. This will be for pizza provided from January 6th to March 30th.
Both milk and pizza are ordered through cashonline.
Please call Ms. MacKenzie if you have any questions.
Thank you to everyone who was able to attend our super SPOOOOOOKY Halloween dance! A very special thank you to our school council volunteers who worked to make this night so enjoyable and successful!!!!
Through your generosity, we were able to raise over $1200 for school council! …
We had a blast letting our hair down, or up, or side-ways! …
Creating a Culture of Privacy
IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF EVERYONE TO PROTECT STUDENTS’ PERSONAL AND CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION
All parents, guardian, and visitors to the school are reminded that the privacy of all our students must be maintained at all times. We are ultimately responsible for the safety and security of our students and the security …
Parents/guardians are encouraged to visit www.ugdsb.ca/labour for on-going updates from the school board regarding provincial job action.
Thank you for your support on the run, if you were able to join us, and for generous donations to the Terry Fox Foundation. We were able to raise just over $600! This money will go to support cancer research.
Tomorrow is hat day at James McQueen! Wear your favourite hat or create a hat…all hats are welcome!
Orange shirt day is an event that started in 2013. It was designed to educate people and promote awareness about the residential school system and the impact this system had in indigenous communities for more than a century in Canada. It is held annually on September 30th in Canadian communities with students and staff …
We will be holding our annual Terry Fox run on September 26th from 11:30-12:45. The rain date is on October 3 at the same time. Our grades 1-3 students will walk to the Beatty Line trail and run there, while our kindergarten students will run around the school yard. You are welcome to join …
Please join for our Open House/Welcome Back on Thursday, September 19th.
School council will be providing free hotdogs (veggie and gluten free hotdogs will also be provided) from 5:00-6:00 at the back of the school. Please bring refillable water containers that can be filled from the fountains in the school.
The Open House will run …
The 2019-2020 school year begins on September 3, which means it is almost time to register your child if you are new to the Upper Grand District School Board.
Here is a wonderful article about our Volunteer of the Year, Jenny Lindsay: