News & Announcements

Important information regarding reopening schools, COVID-19 and more

Please click the links below for information on reopening schools in fall 2020, COVID-19 and supports for students and families: 

News From Ms. Kennedy, Our Guidance Counselor

Posted January 30, 2019

February Newsletter (PMPS) Please read the attached newsletter from our school guidance counselor who works with our grade seven and eight students.

January 24th Updates

Posted January 24, 2019

When your child is absent from school, please remember to call the school to leave a message on our attendance line.  Please remember to do this on inclement weather days as well. Thank you for your help with this. A friendly reminder for parents who meet their ...

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2019-2020 Bus Transportation Info. For Parents

Posted January 23, 2019

2019 20 Transportation Guide For Parents Please see the above link for information about kindergarten bus transportation, bus transportation eligibility, bus code of conduct, and the annual First Rider Program that will be on August 27th this year.

Engaging Your Child in Science at Home!

Posted January 23, 2019

Engaging Your Child in Science at Home! As parents we have the wonderful opportunity and responsibility for nurturing our children’s growth.  Parents play a key role in the physical, emotional, and intellectual development of their child. As parents we can usually find time to read a story to our children, thereby ...

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National Sweater Day is February 7th!

Posted January 23, 2019

Make the Earth better by wearing a sweater Celebrate National Sweater Day on February 7th! National Sweater Day is a way to learn about the importance of saving energy and to inspire you to use less energy all winter. Heating accounts for 80% of residential energy use in Canada. If all Canadians lowered their thermostats ...

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January 17th Updates

Posted January 17, 2019

Calling all Mustangs who were born in 2015!  Junior Kindergarten registration is open for the month of January.  Go to our website and click on the registration button. If you know of anyone in our school area with young kids, please let them know about JK registration as ...

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Grade 8 Parents’ Night ODSS & WSS

Posted January 14, 2019

Grade 8 Parents’/Guardians’ and Students’ Information Nights Grade 8 students and their parents/guardians are invited to learn more about the great opportunities Upper Grand high schools have to offer – including academics, electives, skilled trades, sports, extracurriculars and much more. Both parents/guardians and their teenaged children can also tour the school and ask the ...

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Pedestrians play a role in keeping school crossing guards safe

Posted January 8, 2019

Pedestrians play a role in keeping school crossing guards safe

We all know that motorists play a crucial role in school zone safety, but did you know that pedestrians also play an important role in helping keep school crossing guards safe?

Our municipal partners are asking ...

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JK Registration Begins Tomorrow!

Posted January 7, 2019

Kindergarten Registration for the Upper Grand District School Board is just around the corner. Registration for new UGDSB JK and SK students for September 2019 will take place at your child’s home school January 8-18, 2019. The process for Kindergarten registration changed. Parents and guardians are required to pre-register their child ...

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Happy New Year!

Posted January 7, 2019

On behalf of the Princess Margaret staff, we would like to welcome everyone back to school and to 2019! It is wonderful to see our students again and hear of all the various happy holiday adventures.  We are excited to get back to work and look ...

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JANUARY is the time to carry out your Eco Resolutions!   

Posted December 17, 2018

 JANUARY is the time to carry out your Eco Resolutions! “There will be more waste plastic in the sea than fish by 2050” Dame Ellen MacArthur It’s a brand new year and the perfect time for positive change. For example, let’s end plastic pollution. Based on the daily news, it’s never been ...

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Talking About Mental Health January 2019 – Getting Outdoors

Posted December 17, 2018

Talking About Mental Health January 2019 – Getting Outdoors Did you know that taking a 20 minute walk can boost your memory and brain power? Getting outside reduces stress, improves sleep and creates feelings of liveliness and energy. Even in the cold weather it is important to find time to get ...

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Food & Friends Snack Program Update

Posted December 13, 2018

A BIG THANK YOU to all families and staff who participated in the "Snacker the Cracker" cracker drive. 480 boxes of crackers were donated this year to the snack program. Great job by everyone! IMG_5619 Thank you to the Orangeville Food bank, Tweedsmuir Church, ...

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News From Our Guidance Counsellor

Posted December 12, 2018

Grade 7/8 Guidance Update from Mrs. Kennedy Great work is being done to explore pathways with all intermediate students! From gaining a deeper understanding of personal interests and learning styles, to examining occupation matches, each student is compiling this foundational work in their very own digital portfolio. Grade 8 students have also had the opportunity ...

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Spirit Days for this Friday & Next Week:

Posted December 10, 2018

Spirit Days for this Friday & Next Week: -Friday 14th: bell day -Monday 17th: hat day -Tuesday 18th: PJ day -Wednesday 19th: dress like a present day (must be able to enter and exit doors safely) -Thursday 20th: red/white/ candy cane day -Friday 21st: Christmas characters day
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