News & Announcements
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
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
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
‘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
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
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