This year Upper Grand District School Board and Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health are collecting information on student health and well-being from youth, parents and school staff. The Well-Being and Health Youth Surveys are designed to help us understand how well we are doing creating safe, welcoming, and inclusive environments in our schools. It also provides important information about the physical and mental health of youth in our area.
Wednesday, November 6th is our first Pasta Wednesday. If you have ordered pasta for your child, please remember to pack a reusable fork or spoon in their lunch bag. The next information is for families with children in grades 4 to 8. Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph public Health in partnership with the Upper Grand DSB …
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November 4, 2019
Dear Parent or Guardian,
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has partnered with Upper Grand District School Board to conduct a survey in your child’s school. All students in Grades 4 through 12 will be asked …
An Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin French Immersion (FI) Impact Assessment – Initiation Report was approved by the Board on October 22, 2019.
The impact assessment will consider secondary programming in Orangeville, Dufferin and Erin including; the history of FI, enrolment, cohort sizes, and participation and retention rate information. Consideration will be given to secondary FI …
Food and Friends snack program at PMPS would like to thank the Rotary Club of Orangeville Highlands, Orangeville Lions Club and Tweedsmuir Church for their generous donations to the program.
“Snacker the Cracker” is back for the cracker drive during the month of November. Snacker is suggesting these boxes of crackers for donation to the …
Fall is here and so is that pre-winter chill! Getting outside makes such a difference to how we all are doing inside. Spending time in nature improves our mental health and well-being. Being outdoors is a simple way to add some much needed down time from screens. Adding some time in nature is having …
Pizza orders are now open online. Orders must be completed online by Monday October 28th.
Secondly, our school council is organizing Pasta Wednesdays. Please see the flyer that was sent home with students. Pasta orders can be placed using School Cash Online until Thursday October 31st.
Finally, a friendly reminder …
Last Fall we notified our community that our video cameras were made active. All schools within the Upper Grand have security cameras.
The purpose of this video surveillance is to increase security and safety within the school. The video footage is only used to investigate issues that occur within or around the school. The viewing …
Our annual dental screening visit will be on November 4th, 2019 for students in JK/SK, 1, 2, and 4. Click on link for more details Dental Screening Letter Princess Margaret P.S
On Monday October 7, the Canadian Union of Public Employees, which represents custodial and maintenance staff in our school, has said they will go on a province-wide legal strike. There is a possibility that the union will reach a deal in negotiations this weekend.
If there is a strike, our school will be open on Monday. However, there …
Parents/guardians are encouraged to visit www.ugdsb.ca/labour for on-going updates from the school board regarding provincial job action.
The Upper Grand DSB has set up a website to provide updates regarding provincial labour issues and the impact on UGDSB schools and board sites.
Please visit www.ugdsb.ca/labour for on-going updates.
Our next School Council Meeting will be Tuesday, October 1st from 6 PM to 7PM in the Library.
Monday, September 30th is Orange Shirt Day. Let’s recognize the impact of residential schools on Indigenous communities for more than a century in Canada.