News & Announcements

Safe, Caring and Inclusive Schools mtg

The Safe Caring and Inclusive Schools Committee met after school on Wednesday, December 5th. The group, made up of interested volunteers from the teaching/administration staff, students and the parent community, met to discuss the short-term and long-term goals for the SCIS at Janet Metcalfe P.S. During the meeting, the student representatives shared their valuable insight […]

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women

Today, December 6, is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women. To mark the day, flags at our buildings will be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset. On the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women, we remember the 14 female engineering students who were murdered at l’École […]

Photo Retake Orders Due!

Just a reminder that photo retake orders are due to the school NO LATER than Friday December 7th.  Alternatively, you may place your order on-line by visiting and entering your childs Portrait ID number indicated on your proof page

Holiday Carol Sing-Along

Please mark the evening of Tuesday, December 18, 2018 on your calendar to attend Janet Metcalfe’s first annual Holiday Carol Sing-Along. This will be an outdoor event from 6:30-7:15. Families are invited to bring their lawn chairs, blankets, flashlights, and reusable mugs, to join us for hot chocolate and a joyous sing-along! At Janet Metcalfe, we […]


Believe it or not, our Lost and Found is already bursting at the seams!!!  We have quite an assortment of clothing, coats, and water bottles that are missing a home 🙁 Please come on in and take a look to see if any of this belongs to your child – we will be bagging all […]

Friday is Sports Day and our first HERO assembly – celebrating EMPATHY

On Friday we are having a Spirit Day where students can dress up to cheer on their favourite team or to recognize their favorite sport.  We are also having our first HERO assembly in our gym.  We will be celebrating a month filled with EMPATHY and introducing our next HERO trait of GRATITUDE. You are […]

Are you interested in working together to solve our traffic issues??

If you are interested in working together to help look at solutions for the traffic congestion in the neighbourhood please call 519-514-0105 and leave your name and number for us to contact or email me at We are in the process of setting up a committee headed by our School Council to look at […]

5 Days of Giving

At Janet Metcalfe we are learning about Empathy and Gratitude for the months of November and December. This holiday season, we hope that Janet Metcalfe can look into their hearts to help others in our community that look for support to help make their holidays special. We will be collecting various items each day beginning […]

Parents of K3, K4 and K5 students – important notice

Tomorrow at the END OF THE DAY we are going to try a new dismissal if it is NOT raining.  We are finding that you need to wait too long in a line because of the limited access in the playground area so we are going to split the kindies up. We will try bringing […]

Special guest – Michael Wade coming Monday!!!

Our grade 3-6 students are honoured to welcome author Michael Wade to Janet Metcalfe PS on Monday.  He will be presenting to our Grade 3-4 students at 12:20 and our Grade 5-6 students at 2-3pm.  Michael Wade is the author of the popular And Then It Happened series.  He visits close to 300 schools each year […]

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