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Dufferin Elementary School
Home of the Dragons
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Message from the Principal

UPDATE: Elementary Progress Reports

Progress Reports will be issued for Bluewater District School Board elementary students in grades 1 to 8 on Friday, December 11, 2015.  

Based on the terms of the provincial labour agreement with the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario, Progress Reports for kindergarten students in Bluewater District School Board will not be completed for this reporting period.   

As always, parents/guardians are encouraged to contact their child’s teacher if they have any questions regarding student progress.

UPDATE about Parent-Teacher Interviews
Our board elementary parent-teacher interview day is on the Professional Activity day, next Friday, November 20, 2015.  Interviews relating to this reporting period will be initiated at the teacher's discretion, if the teacher identifies a concern about your child's progress.   This complies with the terms of the provincial agreement for this reporting period only.

Teachers are committed to ongoing communication with Parents/guardians regarding student progress.

Dufferin School Advisory Council (DSAC) – Supporting our Students!
 Jade McMeekin and Michelle Jones-McGill are our DSAC co-Chairs.   If you have questions or ideas that you would like DSAC to discuss please contact Jade  at 519 376 8847, Michelle at 519 3871471 or better yet, come to our next meeting on Thursday, November 26th at 6:30 in the Library.  Our monthly meetings are always on a Thursday evening.  You don’t have to be able to come to all of the meetings to be involved.  Let us know of your interest.  Watch the community bulletin board in our front foyer for minutes of the meetings or if you wish a copy, contact the office.

At Dufferin School we believe…
all people are teachers and learners.
when school, home, and community work together, every learner can succeed, and is expected to do so.
respect, responsibility and appreciation of difference are essential for a safe learning environment
In the ‘Dragon’s Lair’ we know when to work and when to play, and we do it in a respectful way! If you want to be part of a warm, caring and exciting learning environment that will inspire you and challenge you to become the best that you can be, come to Dufferin Elementary School. It won’t take you long to see why we say that…

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Kids Help Phone is a  great listening ear for students when they are not sure where to turn. Kids Help Phone.  

Ontario 211 How Can We Help You?

When you need help and are unsure where to turn....Dial 211...a helpline created to assist you and link you to all Social and Community Services, operated 24 hours a day.

Check it out on Youtube.

MedicAlert’s No Child Without Program is at Our School

The No Child Without program offers a free MedicAlert membership to students who attend our school and are between the ages of 4 up to their 14th birthday. If your child has a medical condition, allergy or is required to take medication on a regular basis then you should consider a MedicAlert membership through this program.

Your child’s voice in an emergency, MedicAlert membership;
  • Gives emergency first responders immediate access to your child’s medical information on their MedicAlert bracelet or necklet
  • Enables first responders to quickly obtain up to date medical information by means of the child’s Electronic Health Record through the 24 Hour Emergency Hotline.
  • Communicates with the parent or emergency contact upon activation of the Hotline
Allows free updates of the child’s medical record as needed

MedicAlert identification can alert school staff, friends, coaches and others about your child’s medical condition should an emergency occur.

For further information come to the office for a brochure or visit  To register your child you will need a No Child Without brochure from the office.

If your child is already part of the No Child Without program and there have been changes to his/her medical condition, medications or emergency contact information, call MedicAlert at 1-866-679-3220 Ext 1 to update your child’s file.

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