News & Announcements

Family Fun Night

Posted April 17, 2019

Please see the attached flyer regarding Family Fun Night.   Wristbands for non-Spencer visitors, must be purchased here: https://ugdsb.schoolcashonline.com/Fee/Details/27295/64/False/True   Food for non-Spencer visitors, must be purchased here: https://ugdsb.schoolcashonline.com/Fee/Details/27294/64/False/True Family Fun Night 2019

IB Survey Response Deadline – April 12th

Posted April 10, 2019

If you have not yet responded to the International Baccalaureate survey, the deadline is this Friday, April 12th. The survey is being conducted by the UGDSB to confirm interest in and the feasibility of establishing an IB Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin. www.ugdsb.ca/IBsurvey

A Survey to Confirm Interest in and the Feasibility of Establishing an IB Diploma Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin

Posted April 1, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a survey to confirm interest in and the feasibility of establishing an International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin. The IBDP is respected by leading universities across the globe. IB offers an education focused on teaching students to think critically and independently,

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Staff Presentation of the 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report

Posted March 29, 2019

The 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on March 19, 2019. This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. It is necessary for staff to monitor the relevance of the Board’s work

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IB Survey

Posted March 27, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a survey to confirm interest in and the feasibility of establishing an International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin. The survey is available online from March 28 – April 12, 2019 at www.ugdsb.ca/IBsurvey.  Survey results will be included in a report

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Math Bulletin Number Talks for Parents

Posted March 22, 2019

Please see the attached. Math Bulletin Number Talks For Parents

Talking About Mental Health

Posted March 22, 2019

Random Acts of Kindness Did you know that there are scientifically proven benefits of being kind! That’s right. Just the act of being kind has been shown to stimulate the same part of the brain as those who receive an act of kindness. The simple act of kindness can: Reduce the

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Security Cameras – Spring Update

Posted March 22, 2019

Happy spring! Unfortunately, it doesn’t feel like spring today but it sounds like the warmer weather will be arriving soon. I hope everyone had an enjoyable and relaxing March break in preparation for the busy months ahead. Please continue to check our school calendar for activity updates and special events. Last

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Students, staff and parents – please take our voluntary Diversity Data Survey

Posted March 22, 2019

From March 22 to April 18, 2019, the Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a system-wide survey, to help the board understand the demographic makeup, diversity and ongoing needs of our student population.

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Crossing Guard

Posted December 19, 2018

As of January, 14th, 2019, there will no longer be a Town of Orangeville Crossing Guard at the Alder/Glengarry cross walk, due to the limited number of students that use this route.  If you have any concerns regarding this, please feel free to let me know. Kind regards, Dianna Secord Principal Spencer Avenue Elementary

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Kindergarten Registration

Posted December 7, 2018

Online, pre-registration for the 2019-20 school year will open on January 8, 2019.  All Junior and Senior Kindergarten students who are new to the UGDSB must pre-register online at www.ugdsb.ca/jkregistration.  Please visit your school office to submit your documentation and complete your registration.

New Yard Pick-ups/Drop Offs

Posted November 30, 2018

ALL STUDENTS Beginning on Monday, December 3rd, the new drop off/pick-up location for our students will be on the north end of our playground. We will no longer be using the front or south end entrances for drop off or pick-up. The renovation is now complete and the Kindergarten students will

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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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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.