News & Announcements

Summer Mental Health Supports

Mental health supports are available to students over the summer. If your child or youth needs mental health support over the summer, please call and leave a voice mail at 519-822-4420 ext 588. We have Mental Health Clinicians available and voicemails will be checked regularly from July 2 to August 30. Please note that this is not a crisis line. Learn more on the board website. 


Early Man Movie – Presented by School Council – November 1, 2018

Posted October 24, 2018

School Movie Early Man

Renna Bruce – Author Visit – Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Posted October 22, 2018

AuthorRenna Bruce, author of Jazlyn J books, is coming to Palmerston Public School on November 6th! Our Kindergarten-Grade 2/3 classes will be attending an interactive presentation with local Guelph author, Renna Bruce in the school library.  Her presentation focuses on her fun and ...

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K-8 Dress Up Day – October 31st

Posted October 19, 2018

Many people celebrate Halloween on October 31st, so we are inviting all students, and staff to join us for Dress Up Day on that day! On this day, your options are: wear orange and black wear a costume wear your everyday clothes Costume Do's follow our school code of conduct found on ...

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Purple Day – Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Posted October 19, 2018

On October 24, educators across the province, including those in the Upper Grand District School Board, will work to raise awareness for child and youth abuse prevention.


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QSP Fundraiser – School ID 7846

Posted October 15, 2018

Qsp Final

PA Day Programs Available – Town of Minto

Posted October 10, 2018

Click the link to register After School Poster

Childcare Centre Opening

Posted September 28, 2018

Welcome to our new neighbours!  The County of Wellington will be moving into the new child care centre that has been built beside us in the coming weeks.  The childcare centre is run by the County of Wellington, not the Upper Grand District School Board.  Please remember that staff and ...

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Wellington Candidates Meeting

Posted September 24, 2018

Wellington Candidate Meeting Poster

Green and White Day Tomorrow

Posted September 24, 2018

All students are invited to wear green and white tomorrow, September 25th, in honour of Franco-Ontarian Day.  On this day, we celebrate Canada being a bilingual country and the rich French history that is part of our province. Franco Ontarian Flag

Get the App!

Posted September 21, 2018

Easy access to our news feed and calendar of events!  You can also sign up for more than one school if you have children in multiple schools.  You can also download the app by searching for "Upper Grand Dist" in your phone's app store. ...

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PD Day Program – Town of Minto

Posted September 21, 2018

PD Day Program

School Council Presents Sherlock Gnome at the Norgan September 27th

Posted September 17, 2018

School Movie Sherlock School Movie Sherlock Doors open at 6:30 p.m. - Movie starts at 7:00 p.m.

Fresh from the Farm Fundraiser

Posted September 12, 2018

Palmerston School is excited to be running the Fresh from the Farm fundraiser again this year!  This healthy fundraiser offers a unique opportunity to support important programs and initiatives at PPS.   This year, the money raised through Fresh from the Farm will go towards supporting the Snack Bin program. The students ...

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Immunization Reminder

Posted September 11, 2018

Dear Parents, In the past, schools used to collect immunization information for each student and share that information with Public Health.  This process changed and now Parents and Caregivers need to report that information directly to Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health. There are five different ways to report your child's immunizations: Online: Email: ...

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Battery Recycling Challenge

Posted September 10, 2018

Letter To Parents Batteries Click the link above to help PPS support the environment.  Bring in your single use batteries.  No cell phone batteries, rechargeable batteries or laptop batteries are accepted.

From Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health

Posted September 5, 2018

September 2018 WDG Public Health is pleased to provide elementary schools with up-to-date information on health topics for their monthly newsletters and announcements to parents. Please find below an insert you can include in your school newsletter and/or announcements if you wish. If you have any questions please contact us at ...

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September Newsletter

Posted August 31, 2018

September Newsletter

Possible Class Changes – September 17th

Posted August 31, 2018

Schools have built class lists based on their tentative organizations. Changes may be necessary at Palmerston Public School in order for our Board to meet Ministry requirements about class sizes (see below).  This means that we may get new teacher(s) and classes, and that your child(ren) might be moved into ...

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Getting Ready!

Posted August 28, 2018

Hello Parents and Caregivers! Our office is open this week (Aug.27-Aug.31st) from 9:00-3:00.  If you are new to our school and are looking to register your children - welcome!  Please click here for information about registration, including what paperwork you need to bring with you. If you have a question for us, please ...

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Staff Presentation of the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report

Posted June 8, 2018

The Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) will be presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on June 12, 2018. Pin The meeting starts at 7 pm in the boardroom at the Guelph Board Office, 500 Victoria Road N, Guelph. The final ...

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