News & Announcements

Family Math Night – May 7th

Posted May 3, 2019

To celebrate Education week, we will be having a Family Math Night on Tuesday, May 7th from 6:30 - 7:30.  This event is being hosted by our School Council.  Come out with your family to play some math games and go home with a math games kit. Looking

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Compass Run Forms Due Back on May 6th

Posted May 2, 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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Great Things Are Happening at PMPS!

Posted May 2, 2019

Our sports teams continue to do well. Both teams head to their basketball tournaments tomorrow, Friday. We are proud of athletes and wish them the best of luck tomorrow. As well, track and field practice has started and golf club will be starting soon. Thanks to our coaches for providing

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Free to Achieve Day- May 7th

Posted May 1, 2019

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

Dufferin Parent Support Network FREE Workshops

Posted April 29, 2019

Attached is Dufferin Parent Support Network’s May/June schedule of free parenting workshops, as well as some posters highlighting some of the upcoming workshops, including the Secrets of Communication series, which starts on May 1. Please take some time and review the materials that are attached. Thanks in advance. Manage Mealtime

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Talking about Mental Health – May  6-10 is Child and Youth Mental Health and Well-being Week!

Posted April 29, 2019

Child and Youth Mental Health and Well-being Week is about promoting mental wellness, increasing awareness of child and youth mental health, decreasing stigma and understanding that support is available. Let’s improve everyone’s mental health and well- being! The theme for Child and Youth Mental Health and Well-being at UGDSB is: Have

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Environmental News for May

Posted April 29, 2019

Monthly Environmental Activities to help celebrate our planet May 22nd is International Biodiversity Day! It is vital to teach our children to respect and take care of the environment. Celebrate Biological Diversity Day on May 22nd! The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 The International Day for Biological Diversity to increase understanding and awareness

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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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