School Climate Surveys Are Here!

School climate surveys are important tools which help schools assess the current culture within a school. The survey captures perceptions from students, parents and staff relating to issues such as character development, equity and inclusion, safe schools, and variables that contribute to a healthy school environment. Please take the opportunity to complete the Safe Caring […]

UPDATE: Important Notice for Elementary Students & Families

Potential job action by elementary teachers province-wide The purpose of this letter is to update Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) families on the status of labour negotiations with elementary teachers. At the provincial/central bargaining table, the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) filed for conciliation and made the request for a No-Board Report. On April 24, […]

Top Five Tips for Packing Healthy Lunches

Packing healthy lunches and snacks at school is a great way to get more servings of healthy foods from Canada’s Food Guide. Here are some ideas to help with packing healthy lunches, for students at school and for adults at work too! Provide a refillable water-bottle with packed lunches. Water is the best choice for […]

Parent’s Checklist for Vision Problems

Children may not know that they have a vision problem. They can’t always tell you what they see. 1 out of 4 children have a significant eye problem that can interfere with learning and development.  The Ontario Association of Optometrists recommends that every young child has complete eye examinations at ages 6 months, 3 years and […]

WE DAY TEAM making a Difference

At Chalmers Street Public School WE are charitable. Our WE Day team is supporting the WE Create Change Campaign. We raised money to provide goats to families overseas. One goat can turn into a heard that provides an entire family with food and milk to sell to others. Families can sell milk to others to […]

Follow Us on Twitter

Want to keep up to date with the daily happenings at Chalmers Street Public School?  Follow us on Twitter @chawrdsb to find out about the latest special events, sports teams and reminders.

Chalmer’s Spirit Wear

School Council Presents “Cougar Wear”.  School hats, hoodies, t-shirts and more are available for purchase from April 16 to April 30th.  Order forms have been sent home or can be accessed through the link below. CHALMER’S SPIRIT WEAR

Important Notice for Elementary Students & Families

Potential job action by Waterloo Region District School Board Secondary teachers. You may have heard about the possibility of labour disruption at the Waterloo District School Board (WRDSB). We would like to assure you that this is currently an issue affecting secondary schools, not elementary schools. The collective agreements for all unionized school board employees […]

Walk to School Day Challenge!

Let’s celebrate Earth Day as a school community by walking to school on Wednesday April 22, 2015. Your participation in the Spring Walk to School Day helps to protect our planet, reduce air pollution and build a safer, stronger community. We challenge you and your family to dust off those old running shoes or rubber […]

Paws Up for Earth Day!

Chalmers Street P.S. is celebrating Earth Day!  Wednesday April 22 is Earth Day, and students will be taking part in many Earth-friendly activities throughout the week.  Primary and Junior classes have signed up for a school-yard clean-up, and many students are enjoying environment-centred learning in the classroom!  Chalmers has also joined with other schools in Waterloo Region […]