School News

Book Fair Information

Posted December 6, 2019

Dear Parents,

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to our school and you are invited to come and share in this celebration of literacy with us! Now more than ever, reading is vital to leading a better life. Knowing how to read is just the beginning. Motivating young people to …

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Talking About Mental Health December 2019 – GIVE THE GIFT OF RESILIENCY

Posted November 25, 2019

As we head through December and towards the holidays, it is important to be aware that this can be a very exciting time of year, but for some it is also a difficult time of year.

REMEMBER:

eat well
get good sleep
don’t over schedule
stay connected to family and friends
keep daily routines going

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Environmental Activities to Help Celebrate our Planet!

Posted November 25, 2019

December 10th is HUMAN RIGHTS Day
““You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” —Jane Goodall
Celebrate Human Rights Day on December 10th!
Human Rights Day calls on …

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Salem Public School Toy & Gift Drive

Posted November 20, 2019

From December 2nd to December 6th Salem we will be collecting new toys and gifts that will be donate to families in need in our area. We ask that toys/gifts are sent into school between the dates of December 2nd to December 6th.  This year we will run theme days on each of the …

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Do you have a child starting JK or SK in September 2020?

Posted November 19, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is hosting four Kindergarten registration INFORMATION nights in November and December 2019.

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Movie Night Postponed

Posted November 14, 2019

Movie night has been postponed until Jan/Feb. Stay tuned for a new date!

Important information regarding WHY Survey – a joint survey between UGDSB and WDG Public Health

Posted November 8, 2019

This year Upper Grand District School Board and Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health are collecting information on student health and well-being from youth, parents and school staff. The Well-Being and Health Youth Surveys are designed to help us understand how well we are doing creating safe, welcoming, and inclusive environments in our schools. It also provides important information about the physical and mental health of youth in our area. 

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Talking About Mental Health November 2019 – Nature and Mental Health

Posted November 4, 2019

Fall is here and so is that pre-winter chill!  Getting outside makes such a difference to how we all are doing inside. Spending time in nature improves our mental health and well-being.  Being outdoors is a simple way to add some much needed down time from screens. Adding some time in nature is having …

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November Environmental News

Posted November 4, 2019

Friday November 29th  is BUY NOTHING Day!
Don’t buy, give. “No one has ever become poor by giving”, Anne Frank
Celebrate Buy Nothing Day on November 29th!
Buy Nothing Day is an awareness day highlighting society’s habit of buying too many things. It is a day for society to examine the issue of over-consumption and is held …

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WHY Survey

Posted November 4, 2019

November 4, 2019

Dear Parent or Guardian,

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has partnered with Upper Grand District School Board to conduct a surveyin your child’s school.  All students in Grades 4 through 12 will be asked to complete this survey. Completion of the survey is not required for your child’s schooling and it won’t affect their grades.

We …

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