News & Announcements

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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Free Family Skate Saturday, March 30 12-1:30 p.m.

Posted February 28, 2019

Happy Healthy Families is sponsoring a free skate on Saturday, March 30 from 12 - 1:30 p.m. at the Mount Forest & District Sports Complex. There will be fun and giveaways for the skaters. Happy Healthy Families March 30 2019 Free Skate

Supporting Internet Safety

Posted February 28, 2019

This week, some UGDSB schools received calls from concerned parents about an online issue referred to as the “Momo Challenge.” Reports about a disturbing social media trend that was allegedly targeting children online began to surface in the media and quickly spread this week. To read more information regarding internet safety

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Update Immunization with Public Health Prior to March 15, 2019

Posted February 23, 2019

In January, 2019 some families received letters from Public Health. This is a reminder to those families that the suspension date of March 15, 2019 is approaching. This is a copy of that information in order to avoid suspension of your child. Please remember to report the updated immunization of

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Family Day Celebration – Paddington 2 at the Norgan and Darren’s Day in Palmerston

Posted February 15, 2019

Just a reminder of the School Council event on Monday, February 18th at the Norgan Theatre where Paddington 2 will be playing starting at 1 p.m. and ending at 3 p.m. Admission is by donation and snacks will be sold. School Council looks forward seeing you there. Also, are you looking

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The Christmas Bureau Says Thank you

Posted February 1, 2019

January 2019, To the Staff and Students of VCPS: You are Awesome!!! The Mount Forest and District Christmas Bureau would like to thank you warmly for helping us to make Christmas 2018 a brighter one for 135 local families. The generosity of our community is remarkable. From the elementary schools gathering over 1200

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Elmira Poultry Fundraiser for Gr. 7 & 8 trip

Posted February 1, 2019

Grade 7 & 8 students are selling Elmira Poultry to raise funds for their trip. If any family is interested in purchasing Elmira Poultry please complete an order and send it into the school by February 19. You may also considering contacting a family who has a child in gr.

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Wheelchair Basketball comes to VCPS

Posted January 31, 2019

Although busses were cancelled, and roads closed north of Mount Forest, a set of wheelchairs arrived for VCPS students to learn about wheelchair basketball. Students in Grades 1-8 participated in learning how to maneuver, shoot and to be inclusive in sport. Andy Speers, a teacher from Drayton Heights P.S.,  taught

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Congratulations Victoria Cross P.S.

Posted January 25, 2019

Over the past two weeks, Victoria Cross staff and students have raised $244.55 through our Hats for Hungry Minds initiative. All money raised goes toward our Breakfast and Snack programs. Fun Fact: In the month of November 2018, we served 729 breakfasts to children in our school attending our Breakfast program.

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Upper Grand District School Board App

Posted January 25, 2019

Attention all parents looking to learn more about what is happening at Victoria Cross P.S. We are currently using the Upper Grand app to provide information to parents about school events.  This app allows you to see updates to the website as well as bus cancellations and to receive notifications

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