Salem Community News

UGDSB Before and/or After School Program (BASP) Survey for Parents/Guardians of Students in JK to Grade 5

Posted January 5, 2021

Dear Parents/Guardians:

Starting January 5, 2021, a Before and/or After School Program (BASP) survey will be opened for parents and guardians of new JK/SK students registering for September 2021, as well as children currently registered in grades JK to grade 5. This survey is intended to gather information about the number of families who need before and/or after school …

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Virtual Parent Engagement Presentations

Posted December 18, 2020

Save The Date Poster

Please see the attached information about upcoming Parent Engagement Presentations.


December Celebrations Choice Board

Posted November 30, 2020

Dear families,

This year, in lieu of a holiday production or craft evening, we have opted for a  December Celebrations Family Choice Board!  You may decide to try out all the activities or just one or two . . . the choice is up to you!  Our …

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Thanks to our giving community and to Robin Young.

Posted November 30, 2020

Our backpacks with school supplies are halfway on their journey to Iqaluit, Nunavut! This wouldn’t have been possible without a generous donation of $340.00 for shipping costs from Robin Young at Robin’s Nest in Guelph. Thank you Robin for being such a wonderful community member and helping us with this project! …

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Student Arrival and Dismissal at Salem Public School

Posted October 2, 2020

We have made some changes to the drop-off/pick-up for our students to ensure that students and parents can continue to physically distance! Please review this information to help plan for dropping off and picking up. Walking and cycling to and from school are great ways to be active and healthy.

The …

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Parenting with Barbara: Special 1 Hour School Reopening Edition

Posted September 12, 2020

Thanks for taking some time to watch this very informative Question and Answer video with Barbara Lustgarten Evoy, Superintendent Carlos Zen and Superintendent Gary Slater.




Lunch at School!

Posted September 6, 2020

A couple ideas to consider when packing your child’s lunch.

Salem Lunch At School!

Salem Meeting Tree Map

Posted September 4, 2020

You can help us out at school by showing your child(ren) the area for their Meeting Tree. Students will be meeting their class and teacher at their Meeting Tree when they arrive at school. If they have an idea where they are going it will really help. We will have many staff available to …

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Food & Friends At Home Program

Posted September 4, 2020

Like many in Dufferin, Wellington and Guelph, the Children’s Foundation is working towards continuing our support of the most vulnerable in our community despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that the school year has begun, we are especially concerned about the children and youth who rely on our …

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School Council Dates – 2020-2021

Posted September 2, 2020

As a council we will meet this year on the following dates. Our meetings will be one hour in length. We will start at 6:30 and aim to be finished by 7:30.

At this time meetings will be virtual – through Google Meet.

September 22, 2020

November 24, 2020

February 23, 2020

May 25, 2020

We hope you will consider …

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