News & Announcements

November School Council Minutes

Posted November 16, 2017

November 2017 Meeting Minutes (Jane Beaudoin)

Kindergarten Registration for September 2018 is Just Around the Corner.

Posted November 10, 2017

JK Info Night Poster The UGDSB will be hosting registration information evenings to share our *new online registration process* for both English and French Immersion JK and new SK students. Parents are welcome to attend any evening that suits them.

November Newsletter

Posted November 1, 2017

In our November newsletter find out how to book parent-teacher interviews; join us for our November School Council meeting; find out about our Community Involvement evening and see what charity we are donating our smoothie bar proceeds to. November Newsletter 2017  

Salem supports the Ontario Rett Syndrome Association

Posted October 11, 2017

We are very proud of our school community. Today at our Salad Bar we raised more than $165 for the Ontario Rett Syndrome Association.

2017-2018 School Bullying Prevention Plan and Safe, Equitable and Inclusive School Strategy

Posted October 1, 2017

Our 2017-2018 School Bullying Prevention Plan and Safe, Equitable and Inclusive School Strategy is now posted here and in our Resources section.   Bullying Prevention Plan 2017-2018

School Conduct of Conduct 2017

Posted September 18, 2017

Please see the attached for our updated School Code of Conduct for 2017.   School Code of Conduct 2017

Updated links to UGDSB Threat Risk Assessment and Suicide Protocol Notification letter

Posted September 6, 2017

The attached is revised and replaces the letter received in our school newsletter that was sent home yesterday. Revised 17-25 UGDSB Threat Risk Asssessment and Suicide Protocol Notification 2017 Sept

September Newsletter

Posted September 6, 2017

September Newsletter 2017We had a great start to the new school year. Every family will have received a paper copy of our September newsletter. In the future we will be posting our newsletters online in order to save paper and do our part for the environment. If you would like a paper copy please let us know.

We are all looking forward to a fantastic

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Board wide information for the 2017-2018 school year

Posted August 21, 2017

Welcome to a new school year. In the attached you will find helpful information regarding policies and procedures of the Upper Grand District School Board as welcome as a Welcome message from our Director, Dr. Martha Rogers. 2017-2018 Common Agenda Pages (Final) (1)

2017 Annual Reports on Drinking Water Systems

Posted June 6, 2017

There are 14 schools in our district that get their drinking water from wells. All of our other schools are on municipal water systems.

The Province’s Drinking Water Systems Regulation (Ontario Regulation 170/03) requires us to test the water at these schools regularly and provide annual reports. These reports cover all aspects of the drinking water system and include information on the performance, operation and test

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Winners of the UGDSB Environmental Curriculum Contest

Posted April 7, 2017

Salem is the proud winner of the UGDSB Environmental Curriculum Contest. We are the recipient of a $1000 prize for our school.

Salem won the contest because we had a “remarkable 100% teacher participation.” Each and every one of our teachers submitted the maximum number of lesson plans. Karen Acton, Environmental Sustainability Lead for UGDSB, commented that “this is a feat no other school achieved!” and

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Raise the Flag for Autism

Posted March 31, 2017

‘We believe in the world being a more inclusive place for all.’

Autism Ontario’s Raise the Flag campaign, through the simple act of raising a flag, unites families, schools, communities, government and professionals in recognizing World Autism Awareness Day on April 2nd. We will be showing our support on Monday, April 3rd by wearing blue in order to bring to light the struggles and triumphs of

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The Read-A-Thon is Here

Posted February 16, 2017

Our annual Read-A-Thon starts on February 17th and runs until March 3rd. See the attached for our Reading Challenge, calendar of activities and pledge form. We are hoping to raise $3000 for our Learning Commons and other resources.   Read-A-Thon 2017

Spirit Wear Order Form

Posted December 2, 2016

Spirit Wear

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week

Posted November 11, 2016

Ontario’s Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week is Nov. 21-25th. Our school has decided to create anti-bullying t-shirts to show our support. We have ordered white t-shirts for every student in the school to decorate (all students were measured). We would appreciate a $3.00 donation per shirt to cover the cost. Please send a donation to your child’s classroom teacher or you can pay online through

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See all the great things happening at Salem PS

Posted November 10, 2016

Visit the board's website to see the great things happening here. We are proud of our staff, students and community.  

“Raising Emotionally Healthy Children”

Posted November 8, 2016

Salem School Council is pleased to present an evening event "Raising Emotionally Healthy Children" on November 24th from 6:30-8:30 here at Salem PS. Dr Rose Freigang will be our keynote speaker followed by 6 sessions for parents, children and parents and children together. There will be childcare provided as well. Please go to the following link to register and check out each of our sessions.

Our October Newsletter is here.

Posted September 29, 2016

We have many events and activities in October. Read our newsletter for important news items and articles focusing on math, mental health and upcoming School Council initiatives just to name a few. October Newsletter 2016

Keeping up to date with Salem PS

Posted August 31, 2016

Keep up to date with all things Salem throughout the year by filling in the following form at We need your permission to send you updates, newsletters and important information. Don't delay....a new school year is only days away.

Suggested School Supplies

Posted August 24, 2016

It’s hard to believe that school will be starting in less than 2 weeks. Students often like to start the year off with some new school supplies. Attached is a suggested list. Please consider sending a labelled refillable water bottle as we have 2 water filling stations. We are now an ECO School and want to cut down on waste.

See you on September 6th. School

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A Thank You from School Council

Posted July 7, 2016

Fundraising Thank You LetterThank you to everyone for your continued support for the many events and activities we have here at Salem.