News & Announcements

LTAP Public Workshop – Cancellation Notice

Posted February 20, 2018

Due to continued inclement weather and low visibility due to fog, the Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Long Term Accommodation Plan public workshop to be held at Norwell DSS has been cancelled.  All are welcome to attend the next scheduled workshop on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Centre Wellington DHS in Fergus starting at 7pm.  Please visit www.ugdsb.ca/ltap to get more information, provide feedback, complete

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Principal’s Message – Friday, February 16, 2018

Posted February 16, 2018

Yesterday first term report cards were sent home.  These reflect the work that your child has completed since September.  Please review this with your child and take some time to make goals in the “reflection section” of the report.  Please return this bottom portion and the envelope with your child.  Should you wish to discuss this report with your child’s teacher please indicate

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Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Background Report and Public Engagement Plan

Posted January 31, 2018

On January 30, 2018, trustees approved a Public Engagement Plan as a part of the Board’s process to develop a Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP).

The LTAP is a strategic review of the Board’s facilities, population projections, and enrolment forecasts.  At the end of the process, the LTAP will identify accommodation priorities for the Board.

Public engagement is an important part of the LTAP process.  We want

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Principal’s Message – January 12, 2018

Posted January 12, 2018

Needless to say it has been an interesting start to the New Year at Primrose. The changes in weather have caused a few issues.

This week we were able to have our peer reading tutors start again and we had initial tryouts for the intermediate badminton team. Today we had a make-up day for the missed salad bar. We can’t wait for the weather to be

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Principal’s Message – December 17, 2017

Posted December 17, 2017

This past week was all about Annie.  A big congratulations to the cast and crew for an amazing production.  Thank you to all of you who supported our performers by coming to the show, driving to performances and helping your child rehearse.  Thank you to the wonderful team of parents who worked tirelessly on the sets, costumes and props.  Thank you to the

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Principal’s Message – December 8, 2017

Posted December 8, 2017

The snow has started to fly.  The time has come for snow pants and mittens.  We encourage you to pack an extra pair of mitts and socks in your child’s backpack, regardless of age.  Warm fingers and toes are happy fingers and toes.

As I type this the cast and crew of Annie Junior are putting in their final rehearsals.  The gym

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Principal’s Message – November 23, 2017

Posted November 23, 2017

This week we were able to get into a number of classrooms to bring awareness to bullying as part of National Bullying Week.  We spent time differentiating between conflict and bullying.  Bullying is defined as aggressive and typically repeated behaviour that is intended to (or should be known to) cause harm to a person’s physical and/or mental well being, and/or reputation.  Bullying often

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Helping Families in our Community this Holiday Season

Posted November 20, 2017

Each year we are approached by members of our Primrose community about how they can help families who may be having a difficult time and may need help this holiday season.

Our Primrose We Team has teamed again this year with the Shelburne Hamper Program by asking our community to donate new, unwrapped toys so that kids their age, who celebrate Christmas, might have something under

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Principal’s Message – November 17, 2017

Posted November 18, 2017

The highlight of this week was our Primrose Reads Celebration.  Over the course of the Fall our students have been reading a series of five picture books that shared the theme of community.  Each class read the books, blogged, and reflected on the message.  Each student got to vote on their favourite and the winner was revealed on Thursday.  The winner was

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Principal’s Message – November 12, 2017

Posted November 12, 2017

I am consistently surprised by leadership our students show.  This week some of our grade seven and eight students volunteered to run intramurals for our grade primary and grade four students.  30 of our grade five and six students signed up to be reading tutors for our primary students.  Older students are running clubs for younger students like the tech club and the

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Principal’s Message – November 4, 2017

Posted November 4, 2017

Great Halloween spirit was on display at Primrose this week.  The Boogie-a-thon had our kids dancing together and wearing some really fun costumes.  Thanks to your generosity we raised over $8 000 for technology in the school.  Thanks to our organizing team of Mrs. Millsap, Mrs. Williamson, Ms. Kelk and Mrs. Hughes.  Thank you to our dance team who taught us some really

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Read All About It in the First Edition of the Primrose Roar!

Posted November 1, 2017

Primrose has it's first student newspaper.  Mrs. Robertson's grade six class have been working on capturing some of the neat things that are happening throughout the building. Take a moment to read this great first edition. October

PD Day Tomorrow and Boogieathon on Tuesday

Posted October 26, 2017

Just a reminder that tomorrow is a PD Day and the school is closed to students. Enjoy the long weekend with your children.

The Boogie-a-Thon is Tuesday! Thank you to all who have sponsored our students. If you child forgot to bring in

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Principal’s Message – October 20, 2017

Posted October 20, 2017

The preparations for our Boogieathon are in full swing.  Students are learning the dances and singing the songs.  Thank you to those of you who have sent back your fundraising forms.  For each $5.00 that a student brings in they receive a ticket to enter in a draw for some fabulous prizes.  Envelopes are due by Thursday, October 26.

This week our

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