News & Announcements

School Council Family Valentine’s Dance

Posted February 1, 2019

Just a reminder of our School Council Family Valentine's dance coming up on February 7th, in the school gym, from 6:30-8:00.  DJ Mark Haynes will be spinning the groove. Donations at the door are welcome. Please join us in all of your Valentine's gear!

Tribal Visions Presentation

Posted February 1, 2019

Our students shared in a special presentation by Tribal Visions, a First Nations arts education group who specialize in native dance and traditional costumes.  The students learned about a range of costumes and dance styles, as well as traditional beliefs and language. The underlying message of kindness for others and

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Bus Cancellation- No Need To Call The School

Posted January 23, 2019

Dear Families, Just as an awareness piece, if your child is a bus student and busses are cancelled, you do not need to call the school to let us know that your child will not be attending.  This will save everyone a bit of time in the morning. Thanks, Mr. Creighton

Free Clothing Giveaway

Posted January 14, 2019

Please see the attachment for an excellent opportunity to reuse and recycle some good quality clothing and items:   https://webmail.ugdsb.on.ca/owa/#    

January 2019 School Newsletter

Posted December 17, 2018

Have a wonderful holiday, everyone!  See you in 2019! January 2019 School Newsletter January 2019 School Calendar  

School Council Fundraising

Posted December 11, 2018

Dear Families, Please see the attached link for information about school council fundraising.  This is a great way to contribute to our school! School Council Fundraising

School Council Meeting Cancelled

Posted December 5, 2018

The school council meeting scheduled for tonight has been cancelled. See you in January!

December 2018 School Newsletter

Posted November 29, 2018

School Newsletter December 2018

Grade 1-3 Winter Concert Date

Posted November 27, 2018

Dear Parent(s) and Guardian(s), To help us usher in winter and celebrate the winter season, our grade 1-3 classes will each be performing at our holiday concert (our kindergarten students will be performing in the Spring). The winter concert will be held in the school gym on December 12th from 6:30-7:30. Students need to be

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Welcome Ms. MacKenzie!

Posted November 26, 2018

Dear Families and Community, On behalf of our school, I would like to welcome Ms. MacKenzie to James McQueen as our new office co-ordinator!  Ms. MacKenzie will be joining our school in January 2019, due to Mrs. Hopf's retirement.  Ms. MacKenzie is currently the office co-ordinator at Ponsonby PS.  I am

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Mrs. Hopf Retirement Celebration- December 6

Posted November 26, 2018

Dear James McQueen Community,   This is just a reminder that our community retirement celebration for Mrs. Hopf will be held on December 6th, from 6:30-8:30 in the school gym (speeches at 7:00). This celebration is for adults only, as our school will be holding a special celebration the last week of

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Formal Day

Posted November 26, 2018

We had a blast dressing in our best clothes!   IMG_9863IMG_9875   IMG_9870IMG_9908IMG_9904

November 2018 School Newsletter

Posted October 29, 2018

November 2018 School Newsletter

Wacky Hair Day!!!

Posted October 19, 2018

We had a blast letting our hair hang down...or up...or sideways!_MG_0149_MG_0181_MG_0171_MG_0193

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Farm Credit Food Drive

Posted October 18, 2018

Fram Credit Food Drivee   James McQueen Thank you to everyone who was able to contribute to our food drive!  We were able to collect 199 pounds of food!  Well done and thank you everyone!

Mrs. Hopf Is Retiring!

Posted October 15, 2018

Dear Families, After 36 years of working for the Upper Grand District School Board, Mrs. Hopf has announced her retirement, effective January 2019.  As you know, Mrs. Hopf is a pillar of our school community, through the work she does on a daily basis and the many, many extra things she

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Crazy Hat Day!

Posted October 4, 2018

Oh those crazy hats....lots of fun!!!!IMG_0084IMG_0068IMG_0092IMG_0073IMG_0082

2018 Welcome Back Open House

Posted October 4, 2018

Thank you to all of you who were able to come out and join us for a hotdog and a visit with the classroom teacher!IMG_9958IMG_0038IMG_0059

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Terry Fox Run 2018

Posted October 4, 2018

Thank you to all of the families who made donations for our Terry Fox run and for all of the parents and guardians who were able to come out to join us on the day of the run.  At this point, we have raised over $1800 for cancer research!!!! A

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Join Us On October 3rd!

Posted September 25, 2018

Dear Families, Our school council dates have been moved to the first Wednesday of the month this year.  So, our next council meeting will be on October 3rd, from 6:30 to 8:00 in the school library. Please join us, as our meetings are informative and fun!
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