School News

Change to Climbing Dates

Posted September 30, 2019

Unfortunately we have had to postpone our climbing course, that was set to happen over the next three days, until January. Climbing has been rescheduled for January 13, 14, & 15th. The silver lining is that the company has some additional equipment that will be arriving prior to our January date so we will …

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Talking About Mental Health October 2019

Posted September 29, 2019

I hope that you had a wonderful summer and start to the new school year!  Even with the fun of summer and the excitement of the first day of school behind us, returning to school can be a stressful and exciting time for both students and their families.  Add to that new teachers, new …

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Environmental Activities to help celebrate our planet!

Posted September 29, 2019


A walk outdoors is good for our hearts and minds!
Participate in International Walk to School Day on October 2nd 2019!
In October we celebrate “active travel” by encouraging students to walk or bike between home and school, or to actively travel as much as they can in …

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Orange Shirt Day – Monday September 30th

Posted September 28, 2019

Thanks to everyone for wearing your orange shirt on Monday.

Orange Shirt

EQAO Results

Posted September 19, 2019

This coming month, parents and guardians will receive their child’s Individual Student Report (ISR). This report contains their child’s results from the Assessments of Reading, Writing and Mathematics, Primary and Junior Divisions, administered in spring 2019. These results did not impact students’ report cards last year.

EQAO results offer an independent snapshot that shows whether …

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Pita Pit

Posted September 18, 2019

Starting October 2nd and running on Wednesday’s till October 30th we are offering Pita Pit as a lunch option for students. If you are interested in purchasing Pita Pit for your child please order through School Cash Online.

Dental Screening

Posted September 18, 2019

Please take a moment to read the attached letter regarding the upcoming dental screening at Salem. Dental Screening

Help Needed – Nutrition Break Supervisor

Posted September 18, 2019

We are currently looking for Nutrition Break supervisors for Monday, Thursday and Friday from 1:00 – 1:40 as well as an additional supervisor for Friday from 10:40 – 11:20 and 1:00 – 1:40.  This is a paid position. If you are interested in any of these positions, even partial times,  please contact the school office. …

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School Organizations

Posted August 30, 2019

Schools have built class lists based on their tentative organizations. Changes may be necessary at
your child(ren)’s school in order that our Board remain compliant with Ministry parameters (see
below). Any changes would be implemented by Monday, September 16th. Principals do not have the
option of changing the school organization that is set by the District Staffing …

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Students with Life-Threatening Medical Conditions

Posted August 29, 2019

UGDSB Policy 518: Students with Life-Threatening Medical Conditions, outlines the roles and responsibilities for all in the educational community to support students with possible life-threatening medical conditions. The prevalent medical conditions covered under this policy are Asthma, Anaphylaxis, Diabetes and Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders. If your child has one of these, …

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