News & Announcements

Board wide ‘Free to Achieve’ day May 7th, 2019

Posted April 23, 2019

Board wide ‘Free to Achieve’ day May 7th, 2019 May 7th is a Board wide “Free to Achieve” day. Please consider bringing in a toonie or donating through School Cash Online to support students in our school system; to help them have access to programs and support, and be “Free to

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Exciting Things Are Happening at PMPS!

Posted April 23, 2019

There are a number of fun things happening at PMPS this week: Wednesday: Tomorrow is 80s spirit day as well as our Earth Day Assembly. PMPS show your spirit and love for the Earth. Wednesday: Watch your waste! On Wed. April 24 the UGDSB is holding a Waste-Free Lunch Day. We invite

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Free Workshop at ODSS

Posted April 16, 2019

The ODSS staff would like to invite you  to attend a special free workshop at our school on Wednesday May15th, 2019 beginning at 7:00pm in the ODSS library. The workshop is called Risky Business: How to support your teen’s successful leap to High School and is geared towards caregivers of

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A Few Reminders for the Upcoming Weeks…

Posted April 15, 2019

Thursday, April 18th- Dress as a bunny day Friday, April 19th & Monday, April 22nd- Happy Easter, No School Tuesday, April 23rd- 120pm- Earth Day Assembly Wednesday, April 24th- 80's Spirit Day & Litterless lunch day- board wide Thursday, April 25th- Bedtime Stories 6-7pm for our primary students

We Still Need Help. EQAO Scribes Needed

Posted April 14, 2019

Volunteer Scribes for EQAO On May 22nd, 23rd, and 24th our grade 3 and 6 students will participate in the provincial assessment of reading, writing, and math (EQAO). We are in need of volunteers to assist with scribing during the assessment. Volunteers would be needed

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Compass Run 4 Food

Posted April 10, 2019

Compass Run For Food kick Off assembly was today! Our PMPS snack and lunch program benefits from this! The run is on June 8th/19. A bus will be leaving from our school to transport walkers and runners. Students are encouraged to join by returning the form that was sent home

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IB Survey Response Deadline – April 12th

Posted April 10, 2019

If you have not yet responded to the International Baccalaureate survey, the deadline is this Friday, April 12th. The survey is being conducted by the UGDSB to confirm interest in and the feasibility of establishing an IB Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin. www.ugdsb.ca/IBsurvey

The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 1-8: Health and Physical Education

Posted April 8, 2019

Dear Parents/Guardians, This school year, the Ministry of Education has requested that the Human Development and Sexual Health expectations from the 2010 Physical Education curriculum be taught in all elementary schools. At our school, the health expectations will be covered in classrooms during the next few months. “The Healthy Living strand helps

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Help Needed: EQAO Scribes

Posted April 8, 2019

Volunteer Scribes for EQAO On May 22nd, 23rd, and 24th our grade 3 and 6 students will participate in the provincial assessment of reading, writing, and math (EQAO). We are in need of volunteers to assist with scribing during the assessment. Volunteers would be needed

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Pink Shirt Day

Posted April 8, 2019

Pink shirt day is Wednesday, April 10th. The Day of Pink is the International Day against bullying, & discrimination across the world. We invite everyone to celebrate diversity by wearing a pink shirt!

System Wide Survey Open

Posted April 8, 2019

Dear parents and guardians, From March 22 to April 18, 2019, the Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a system-wide survey, to help the board understand the demographic makeup, diversity and ongoing needs of our student population. The sole purpose of this survey is to gain a better understanding of the

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Parent Letter: Provincial Student Walk Out

Posted April 4, 2019

April 4, 2019 Dear parents and guardians, On Thursday April 4, a group of Princess Margaret students walked out of class as part of a provincial student walkout organized in response to education changes made by the Ontario government. Please note that these walkouts were not school or board sanctioned events. The students

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A Survey to Confirm Interest in and the Feasibility of Establishing an IB Diploma Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin

Posted April 1, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a survey to confirm interest in and the feasibility of establishing an International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin. The IBDP is respected by leading universities across the globe. IB offers an education focused on teaching students to think critically and independently,

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Fluoride Varnish Info

Posted April 1, 2019

Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health will be providing free fluoride varnish on April 16th at Princess Margaret. Fluoride Varnish Consent forms will be handed out in the JK, SK, grade 1 and 2 classrooms. Students in other grades who would like to participate will be able to pick up Fluoride Varnish

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Mabel’s Labels, School Spirit Wear and more…

Posted March 29, 2019

Our School Council is excited to tell our community about Mabel’s Labels.  These labels are fantastic and will help keep track of your child’s belongings by identifying them with labels.  Go to the Mabel's Labels website (www.mabelslabels.ca) and select our school. Our school receives 20% of orders to

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