News & Announcements

Parent teacher interviews

Posted November 5, 2018

Parent/teacher interviews will be dome on the evening of Thursday Nov. 29th and during the day of Friday Nov. 30th. Parents can book interviews online using our online booking system after Nov. 19. The booking window will be open from Nov. 19-28. http://webapps.ugdsb.on.ca/interviewschedule/account/login    

Remembrance Day assembly

Posted November 5, 2018

As Remembrance Day falls on a Sunday this year, will be observing this with a short ceremony in the gym this Friday at 10:00 AM. Please feel free to join us in honoring our fallen Canadian heroes.

JK Parent info nights

Posted October 31, 2018

See the information flyer here on upcoming Board-wide JK parent info nights.

School council meeting Monday

Posted October 20, 2018

Everyone welcome....school council meeting is at 7:00PM in the library. Hope to see you there.

School water lead testing

Posted October 2, 2018

The Upper Grand District School Board has been testing for lead in school drinking water since 2007. New provincial testing requirements came into effect July 2017, which increase the amount of sampling that is required. The Ontario drinking water quality standard for lead is 10 micrograms per litre. This standard

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Public Health Lunch Box Essentials

Posted September 25, 2018

Information from Public Health - Lunchbox Essentials! Are you getting back into the habit of packing school lunches? A balanced lunch includes a variety of foods to keep your child full and able to learn best. Try to include at least one food item from each of these 4 categories in

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Orange Shirt Day on Oct. 1

Posted September 21, 2018

Learning about residential schools on Orange Shirt Day September 30 is Orange Shirt Day, a day for people to come together in the spirit of reconciliation and to keep discussing openly all aspects of residential schools. Orange Shirt Day originated in the spring of 2013 as a response to Phyllis’ story about

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Toonies for Terry

Posted September 11, 2018

On Thursday, September 27, 2018 all students at our school will be taking part in the annual Terry Fox School Run. Students will have the opportunity to discuss the heroic efforts of Terry over the next few weeks and raise much needed funds for cancer research. Through their participation in the

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Health and Physical Education Letter for Parents

Posted September 4, 2018

Dear parents and guardians, We are writing to you to address some of the questions and concerns we have received regarding changes to the Health and Physical Education Curriculum. As you may know, the Government of Ontario has directed all school boards across the province to use the re-issued 2010 Health

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Routes to School Planner

Posted August 31, 2018

Use this map to plan a walking or wheeling route to school! The map shows safety features such as traffic lights and crosswalks. The map also shows suggested “walk a block” locations. These locations are areas where on street parking is allowed. If you need to drive to the

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Volunteer at OCPS!

Posted August 31, 2018

We are looking for volunteers for our breakfast/snack program. If you are interested in helping out, please let us know in the office.

Emergency drills at school

Posted August 30, 2018

Every year, elementary schools conduct safety drills with staff and students. The safety and well-being of our students is our highest priority.  Although we hope that an incident that requires response from emergency personnel will never occur in our school, we must be prepared to respond quickly and effectively in

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Occupational Therapists in schools

Posted August 30, 2018

Please see the attached letter here about a partnership between Upper Grand District School Board and the Central West Local Health Integration Network about Occupational Therapists in schools.

Smoke and Vape–Free School Environment

Posted August 30, 2018

Smoke and Vape–Free School Environment   The Upper Grand DSB provides a smoke and vape-free environment for its students, staff and others while on school Board property and at school events.  Under our policy, all forms of tobacco, and any processed form of tobacco that may be smoked, inhaled or chewed is

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