News & Announcements

PD Day – Friday, September 28

Posted September 24, 2018

PD Day - Friday, September 28
Friday, September 28 is a PD Day. There is no school for students. Staff learning will focus on two areas: Mathematics and mandatory Health and Safety training.

Junior Soccer Tournament

Posted September 24, 2018

Due to heavy rains in the forecast for tomorrow (Tuesday), the Junior Soccer tournament will be postponed until Thurs. September 27th.

Dufferin Parent Support Network

Posted September 21, 2018

Workshop Schedule Early Fall 2018
Please see attachment Workshop Schedule Early Fall 2018

Learning about residential schools on Orange Shirt Day

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 when she had her shiny new orange shirt taken

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Speak up about concussions – Rowan’s Law Day is September 26

Posted September 21, 2018

Speak up about concussions – Rowan’s Law Day is September 26

On September 26, schools across the Upper Grand District School Board will be marking Rowan’s Law Day – a day to raise awareness about concussions.

In March 2018, the Ontario government passed a law known as Rowan’s Law, named after 17-year-old Rowan Stringer. Rowan loved rugby and was the captain

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An Update About Our Community Garden…

Posted September 17, 2018

A history of our community garden and an opportunity to celebrate what a success it has been!

From our teacher Mrs. Ellis who started our community garden two year years ago…
” The school board supported us by supplying the fencing materials.  The boxes, compost, woodchips, gate, hose, storage bin, composter and rain barrel were donated by other community organizations, the Town of Orangeville, our School

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Toonies for Terry

Posted September 17, 2018

Please read the attached for more information about our Terry Fox run. Terry Fox Letter To Parents

Thank you

Posted September 12, 2018

PMPS Staff and Students would like to thank our local Member of Parliament, Mr. David Tilson and the company Telus, for donating ten backpacks to our school that were full of supplies. These supplies will be put to good use. Thank you.

Plan of Care- Life Threatening Medical Conditions PLEASE RETURN

Posted September 10, 2018

Good evening, At the end of June and again in September, we sent home a plan of care forms for students with life threatening medical conditions such as Asthma, Epilepsy, Diabetes, and  Anaphylaxis. We need these plans completed and returned to the school as soon as possible. Please call Mrs. Papavasiliou,  Mrs. Mckenzie, or Mr. Thompson for assistance.  Thank you for your cooperation.  

Terry Fox Run September 27th

Posted September 10, 2018

We're getting ready to run in honour of Terry on the 27th of September! IMG_4933

Meet your Dufferin UGDSB Trustee Candidates

Posted September 10, 2018

Attention Community Members Meet your Dufferin UGDSB Trustee Candidates How will they make a difference for kids? Where: Orangeville District SS 22 Faulkner St., Orangeville, ON When: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 7:00-9:00 p.m. Why you should attend: • Engage and interact with the candidates running for UGDSB trustee • Clarify each candidate’s perspective on educational issues • Learn how trustees make a difference at your child’s school   Dufferin Event Poster

Pizza Days

Posted September 10, 2018

PIZZA DAYS!!

Thursday, Sept. 27th,   Friday October 5th, 12th, 19th,  26th

  **ONLINE PAYMENT (preferred method) at ugdsb.schoolcashonline.com  

 **OUR GOAL – TO HAVE ONLINE ORDERS ONLY

 **If you had difficulty signing up to school cash online – please see Mrs. Mckenzie in the office

  **We will have a computer set up at the school if you need

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First School Council Meeting Tonight!

Posted September 6, 2018

First School Council meeting of the year is tonight at 630pm in the Library Learning Commons. Elections are being held tonight. See you then!

Public Health Information for Parents

Posted September 5, 2018

Sept 2018_Public Health School Newsletter Insert For Parents_Elementary (2)

Lunchroom supervisor needed immediately

Posted September 4, 2018

If you are interested in being a full time lunch supervisor at PMPS, please call Mr. Thompson immediately at 519-941-3731 ext. 223. Interested candidates need a current police check (last 6 months) and must be available Monday to Friday from 1030am-1110am and again from 12:40pm-1:20pm. This is a paid position.
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