News & Announcements

Heat Advisory

Hot and humid conditions are expected.  Hot and humid air can bring deteriorating air quality and can result in the Air Quality Health Index approaching the high-risk category. The risks are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors. Access health and safety resources on the UGDSB website

Daily School Absence Report

The UGDSB is reporting daily on school absence rates, allowing us to monitor absenteeism rates and transparently share this information with the public. To view the dashboard, click here

Magazine Fundraiser

Posted November 4, 2019

Dear Families,   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 ...

School Council Movie Night!

Posted November 4, 2019

Family Movie Night 2019 Flyer Fall   We hope you are able to join us for a fun-filled evening on November 21st!   Please see the attached file for details.

Milk and Pizza Orders

Posted October 29, 2019

Dear Families, 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. ...

November 2019 School Newsletter

Posted October 29, 2019

Newsletter November 2019

Halloween Dance!

Posted October 29, 2019

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! ...

Whacky Hair Day!

Posted October 18, 2019

We had a blast letting our hair down, or up, or side-ways!IMG_1151IMG_1149IMG_1158IMG_1187 ...

Creating a Culture of Privacy

Posted October 4, 2019

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 ...

2019 School Code of Conduct

Posted October 4, 2019

School Code Of Conduct Template 2019

2019 School Bullying Prevention Plan

Updated October 18, 2019

School Bullying Prevention Plan 2019 Elem

Job action and labour updates: Information for parents/guardians 

Posted October 3, 2019

Parents/guardians are encouraged to visit for on-going updates from the school board regarding provincial job action. 

October 2019 School Newsletter

Posted September 30, 2019

Newsletter October 2019

Terry Fox Fundraiser

Posted September 30, 2019

Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s),   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.

Hat Day Tomorrow

Posted September 25, 2019

Tomorrow is hat day at James McQueen!  Wear your favourite hat or create a hat...all hats are welcome!

Orange Shirt Day- September 30th

Posted September 20, 2019

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 ...

Terry Fox Run

Posted September 18, 2019

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 ...

Open House

Posted September 18, 2019

Dear Families, 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 ...

September School Newsletter

Posted September 18, 2019

Newsletter September 2019

What you need to know to register your child for school

Posted August 12, 2019

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.

Congratulations, Jenny!

Posted June 24, 2019

Here is a wonderful article about our Volunteer of the Year, Jenny Lindsay:   Congratulations, Jenny!

Buddy Bench Arrives!

Posted June 19, 2019

We were fortunate to be selected to receive a Buddy Bench for our school playground.  The Buddy Bench is a place where a student can sit if they are feeling lonely or sad and would like a friend to join with them to talk.  The bench, and how it is ...
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