News & Announcements

Parent/Teacher Interview Booking Site

Posted November 8, 2018

The interview booking site will be open November 12 - 28, 2018. To book an interview, you will need your child's OEN number, which can be found on any Ontario report card. If you do not have your child's OEN number, please contact their teacher. The instructions on how to book

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Holiday Fair

Posted November 7, 2018

Please see the attached poster!   Holiday Fair School Poster

Late Arrivals in the Morning

Posted November 6, 2018

This is just a reminder, that if your child/ren arrive after 8:45 a.m., they need to be signed in at the office. This is to ensure the safe arrivals of all students. If a late student does not sign in at the office, phone calls are made home, usually panicking

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Kindergarten Information Night

Posted November 1, 2018

JK Info Night Poster 201920

Canada Homestay Network

Posted October 25, 2018

Homestay is an integral part of the experience in studying abroad.  The Upper Grand District School Board - International Student Program welcomes students from around the world to study in ten of our secondary schools and works closely with various Homestay service providers through the year.   We are very appreciative of

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Talking About Mental Health

Posted October 25, 2018

Talking About Mental Health November 2018 – Nature and Mental Health 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

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Environmental News

Posted October 25, 2018

Monthly environmental activities to help celebrate our planet Friday November 23rd is BUY NOTHING Day! Don’t buy, give. “No one has ever become poor by giving”, Anne Frank Celebrate Buy Nothing Day on November 23rd! Buy Nothing Day is an awareness day highlighting society’s habit of buying too many things. It is a

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Holiday Season Fair – Vendors

Posted September 26, 2018

The Spencer Avenue Holiday Season Fair will be on Saturday, November 24, 2018.  Any vendors that are interested in a table, please follow this link for the application information.  https://www.facebook.com/Spencer-Avenue-Elementary-School-Christmas-Fair-1995511397401429/

September News

Posted September 7, 2018

Below is a link to some important September news items, which outlines dates and items that need to be signed and returned to school.

Please note that SAES does not

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Health and Physical Education Letter for Parents

Posted September 4, 2018

Dear parents and guardians, We are writing to you to address some of the questions and concerns we have received regarding changes to the Health and Physical Education Curriculum. As you may know, the Government of Ontario has directed all school boards across the province to use the re-issued 2010 Health

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Cash Online – New Students

Posted August 28, 2018

All students that are new to Spencer Avenue, please register for Cash Online.  This is the only way to enjoy student lunches, field trips, etc.  Please see the attached for instructions. Flyer Two Sided

Upper Grand Mobile App

Posted April 11, 2018

The new Upper Grand Mobile App is available in both Android and iOS.  Use the search term "Upper Grand" in either the iTunes store or Google Play.  You can then choose which school/schools you wish to keep up-to-date on.

Cash Online / Student Safety

Posted February 12, 2018

It is great that we are leading the Board with 300 of our 304 students (99%) registered for Cash Online. Today, however, the Board has pointed out that only 74% of funds collected, is through Cash Online. That means 26% of all funds collected is still arriving in cash form,

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