Watt Families: One of our amazing community supporters is paying for free pizza for ALL STUDENTS tomorrow! Pizza will be delivered to the school during our 2nd nutritional break. Yum, Yum 😛
Watt Public School supports our 2SLGBTQIA+ community and is committed to creating an inclusive environment, understanding the culture, beliefs, and identity of our students, staff, parents/guardians, and greater communities. We are flying the Progress Pride flag at our school to … Read More
Attention Watt Families & Friends: Northern Escapades Mini Putt in Bracebridge are having a fundraiser for our school this FRIDAY! All of the proceeds from the mini putt this coming Friday between 5-8pm will come back to support our school. … Read More
Our Spring Plant Sale Pickup will be at Windermere Garden Centre this year! Just a reminder to pick up your plant orders on Thursday, June 2nd between Noon & 5pm. (Rain Date: June 3rd) Call the school @ 705-769-3643 for details!
Our Watt Safe & Accepting School Committee is pleased to offer a live Q & A style information evening at Watt Public School on Wednesday May 25th from 7pm-8pm. open house flyer.docx
The play-based program is available to Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) current Junior and Senior Kindergarten students who have had difficulty learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as students entering Kindergarten who may not be ready. School’s … Read More
Come and experience traditions and culture of the Anishnaabek and Kanienkehaka. Popcorn, Drinks, and rice cups will be available to purchase. Pow-wow os from 1-3 PM. Please register below and check out the flyer and spread the word. Bring students, … Read More
Join us this Friday for Favourite Shirt day!
Are your “too old for camp” kids looking for a unique camp opportunity this summer? Check out the Skills Ontario camp, new to Bracebridge Georgian College campus this year! It’s for youth going into grades 7,8,9. They get the opportunity … Read More
WATT KINDERGARTEN EVENING Tuesday, MAY 17, 2022 For our CURRENT JK & SK students and families From 4:30 – 5:30 pm For our NEW to Watt K students (2022-23) From 5:30 – 6:30 pm We look forward to … Read More
Hello Watt Families… Join us this Friday and dress for our Birthday Party Spirit Day! We look forward to seeing all of your creative ideas!
Our Spring Plant Sale Pickup will be at Windermere Garden Centre this year! Pick up your plant orders on June 2nd between Noon & 5pm. (Rain Date: June 3rd) Call the school @ 705-769-3643 for details!
Here’s what you need to know: This is a fun and family-friendly event on Sunday, May 29 in Memorial Park, Bracebridge. Check-in at 11am. Walk begins at 12 noon. There’s no minimum fee to participate, however walkers are encouraged to … Read More
Reach out to one of our Watt Families and place your Plant Sale order! All orders are due to Watt Public School (with full payment) by April 26th.
Parents are reminded to please continue to do your online health screening for students, especially if there is any question as to whether your child should attend school. It is quick and easy, just go to https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/ Thank you for … Read More
Attention Watt families: This Friday we are having a Watt Spirit day, it is CRAZY HAIR Friday! Come to school with your craziest hair creation for some fun and laughs and earn valuable gotcha points too. We look forward to seeing your great ideas!
Register online: www.ywcamuskoka.com Or call: 705-645-9827
We are excited to let you know about a free opportunity for students and families. Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) will be hosting keynote speaker ironworker/boilermaker and founder of Workboot Careers, Jamie McMillan, during the week of March 7-11. … Read More
As a school we are committed to looking beyond our walls to practise kindness – we are all aware that there are people in our larger community who do not have the guarantee of comfort and warmth each day – … Read More
The following programs are coming soon! Register: www.ywcamuskoka.com Starting Feb. 15
Is your child turning four in 2022? If so, it is time to register for Kindergarten! Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) offers both Junior and Senior Kindergarten programs, where our youngest students discover how to learn co-operatively with others. … Read More
This is a reminder to our Watt families on how to wear your mask. Our furry friend below does it best. ❤
Attention Watt families: This Friday we are having a “Wild Watt” spirit day! Dress as your colour house tree colours: Yellow Birch Red Maple Blue Spruce & Evergreen. Colour house points will be awarded to all who participate.
Hello Watt Families; the festive season is here and we want you to all join us this Friday. Our spirit day this week is Holiday Colours and Favourite sweater day! Wear your favourite colours and/or favourite sweater and collect gotcha … Read More
“Our flags are at half-mast in observance of the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. Join us in recognizing this important day.”
Hello Watt families… we hope that you are all safe and warm on our snow day! We wanted to remind students that tomorrow (Friday, December 3rd) is FAVOURITE HAT DAY! Don’t forget to wear your favourite to collect gotcha … Read More
Due to road conditions on secondary roads, all buses to schools in Haliburton and Muskoka for TLDSB have been cancelled for Thursday, December 2. Schools are closed to students and remote learning will be offered to all students within the … Read More
Just a friendly reminder about some upcoming dates: Wednesday, November 24th (4:30-8:30pm) Parent Interviews. Please connect with your child/ren’s teacher for a time, if you haven’t already done so. Thursday, November 25th – PA Day – no school for students … Read More
The flag at our school is lowered today and will remain lowered in memory of children sent to residential schools
Watt Public School is lowering flags on June 23rd to half-mast in memory of those who have lost their lives through acts of terror in Canada and around the world. This day marks the anniversary of the Air India flight … Read More
Attention Watt families:This Friday we are having a Watt Spirit day. Come to class dressed up in your favourite Mismatched outfit and earn gotcha points too. We look forward to seeing all the wacky outfits during class time on Friday.
Watt Public School supports our 2SLGBTQIA+ community and is committed to creating an inclusive environment, understanding the culture, beliefs, and identity of our staff and students. We are flying the progress pride flag at our school to recognize Pride Month!
Hello Watt Families: Our Virtual Track & Field Day at Watt Public School will be held this Friday, June 11th and starts at 9:20am. Please note the items listed that you will need to completed the challenges. (Monday, June 14th … Read More
Hello Watt Families: We have set aside the date for our Track & Field Day at Watt. Mark Friday, June 11th on your calendar (Monday, June 14th – Rain Date) We do not know as of yet if we will … Read More
This is a reminder of all of our Watt families that this coming Friday, June 4th is a PA Day. There will be no school for students on this day so take the time to get outdoors and enjoy this … Read More
Attention Watt families: This Thursday we are having a Watt Spirit day. Come to class dressed up in your favourite Throwback outfit! Would your favourite outfit be from the 60’s, 70’s or 80’s? We look forward to seeing all of … Read More
The flag at our school is lowered today and will remain lowered to honour the 215 lives taken at the former residential school in British Columbia.
This Friday, May 14th join Mrs. Petrie again for our lunch and story time at 12:50pm. Sign on to the Google Meet using the code WattPS. We look forward to seeing you all then.
This Friday, May 7th join Mrs. Petrie again for our lunch and story time at 12:50pm. Sign on to the Google Meet using the code WattPS. We look forward to seeing you all then.
The flag at our school is lowered today to recognize National Day of Mourning for persons killed or injured in the workplace.
Attention Watt families: Dress up in your beach wear tomorrow and join in our Beach Day and show your school spirit! Wear shorts, hats, T-shirts and sandals and bring along your beach towel too. If you join your Google classroom … Read More
This Friday, April 30th join Mrs. Petrie again for our lunch and story time at 12:50pm. Sign on to the Google Meet using the code WattPS. We look forward to seeing you all then.
With the closure of schools we want to ensure that students still receive support to healthy breakfast items. Check out our Watt Public School Facebook & Twitter pages for further details or contact us @ [email protected]
This Friday, April 23rd join Mrs. Petrie for our lunch and story time at 12:50pm. Sign on to the Google Meet using the code WattPS We look forward to seeing you all then!
The flag at our school is lowered today to recognize the Death of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh.
Attention Watt families: This Friday we are having a Watt Spirit day, dress up as your favourite SUPER HERO! Come to school dressed up and earn valuable gotcha points too. We look forward to seeing your great ideas!
This is a reminder to all of our Watt families: Please remember to send a reusable drinking bottle (with your child’s name clearly written on it) to school each day. We are also reminding our students that they need to … Read More
Attention Watt families: This Wednesday we will be serving a hot lunch to all of our Watt students during our second nutritional break. Mrs. Petrie will be serving up Macaroni & Cheese to each of our classrooms. Please be sure … Read More
Attention Watt families: This Friday we are having a Watt Spirit day, it is CRAZY HAIR Friday! Come to school with your craziest hair creation for some fun and laughs and earn valuable gotcha points too. We look forward to … Read More
Just a reminder to our Watt families that all personal belongings must be taken home at the end of each school day. This includes leftover snacks, lunch bags, drinking bottles and all garbage items. Personal garbage is to be disposed … Read More
The flag at our school is lowered today to mark a National Day of Observance for COVID-19.
Watt Families & Friends, This Friday we are celebrating another fun day, Friday is Pajama Day at Watt! Dress up in your comfy & cosy jammies and join in the fun. Gotcha Points will be awarded to those that participate.
Attention Watt families: This Friday we will be serving a hot lunch to all of our Watt students. During our second nutritional break, Mrs. Petrie will be serving hot soup to each of our classrooms. Feel free to send along … Read More
International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Significant activity is witnessed worldwide as groups come together to celebrate … Read More
Join us by phone on Tuesday, March 16th @ 6:45pm. All are Welcome! Click on this link below to join! https://meet.google.com/ovw-wwtd-xyt
If there is a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19 at a Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) school, the local public health unit will notify the school and advise on any additional steps. The local public health unit will … Read More
If you haven’t registered your child yet for kindergarten starting in September 2021, please do so soon. It helps us to plan for appropriate staffing in our schools. More info: tldsb.ca/kindergarten-registration
This is a reminder to our Watt families to send a reusable drinking bottle with their child each day. Our school drinking fountains remain closed however, the refillable “hydration stations” are always available for use.
If you haven’t registered your child yet for kindergarten starting in September 2021, please do so soon. It helps us to plan for appropriate staffing in our schools. More info: tldsb.ca/kindergarten-registration
Tomorrow is Pink Shirt Day. We encourage all staff and students to wear a pink (or a red) shirt in recognition of this important day to stand up against bullying. Pink Shirt day is about working together and treating each other … Read More
Attention Watt families: This Friday we will be serving a hot lunch to all of our Watt students. During our second nutritional break, Mrs. Petrie will be serving spaghetti & meatballs to each classroom. If your child has any dietary … Read More
Term 1 Report Cards for students in grades 1 to 8 and Term 1 Communication of Learning for students in kindergarten will be sent home on Friday, February 19th. These reports will be sent via e-mail to the same e-mail … Read More
February 16, 2021 Due to inclement weather and road conditions, all buses to schools in the City of Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton County, and the District of Muskoka for TLDSB have been cancelled for Tuesday, February 16. Schools are closed to … Read More
Hello Watt Families: This is a reminder that this Monday is Family Day! Take time and try to get outside and enjoy all that winter has to offer. We will see you all back again on Tuesday morning., Have a … Read More
Watt Families & Friends, This Friday (tomorrow) is our Red, White & Pink Spirit Day. Dress up in one or more of these colours and join in the fun. We will be handing out Gotcha Points for those that participate. … Read More
Watt Families, We are so excited to be going back to school on Monday and look forward to seeing all the Watt students again in person. There are a couple of items that will help us ensure a smooth transition … Read More
Minister of Education Stephen Lecce, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health announced earlier yesterday that schools under the jurisdiction of the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (SMDHU) will be returning to in-person learning on February 8. This means … Read More
This is a friendly reminder that we will be posting updates to our school calendar for Spirit Days, PD days and other important Watt Public School information. Remember to also to follow and like us on Facebook & Twitter! Take … Read More
Watt Families & Friends, This Friday is our Storybook Character Day. Dress up as your favourite storybook character and join in the fun. We will be joining together again for story and lunch at 12:50pm. We look forward to seeing … Read More
Hello Watt Families, This is just a friendly reminder that there is no online school tomorrow. Our teachers will not be working online tomorrow as they will be writing report cards. We look forward to seeing all of you again … Read More
The BMLSS Guidance department will have held Google Meets with all of our feeder schools and Learning at Home students. These presentations are also being followed up with Q and A sessions with each class. All students have access to a recording of their Google Meet and can find resources on our school website. Go to … Read More
Hello, Grade 8 Future Lakers and Families! The BMLSS Guidance department will have held Google Meets with all of our feeder schools and Learning at Home students by the end of this week. These presentations are also being followed up with Q and A sessions with each class. All students have access to a … Read More
On behalf of Director Hahn and the Senior Admin Team: On January 12, the Government of Ontario, in consultation of the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, declared a second provincial emergency related to COVID-19. The announcement … Read More
Is your child turning four in 2021? If so, it is time to register for Kindergarten! Online registration is now OPEN! Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) offers both Junior and Senior Kindergarten programs, where our youngest students discover how … Read More
Hello, Students! The guidance department is looking forward to meeting you Monday at 2pm. We will be hosting a Google Meet to go over course options for Grade 9, how to pick your courses using Powerschool, a discussion about pathways, and more. It is extremely important that you attend. … Read More
Staff and students will be having a pancake breakfast today! Remember to wear your warm winter cozy jammies!
Wanna dress up like a present? A Christmas Tree or even a candy cane? Have some fun with this and earn Gotcha points too! We all look forward to seeing what YOU look like!
Our staff and students have been busy putting together our holiday concert for you! Here you go… collect up your loved ones and enjoy!
Have some antlers? A Santa or Elf hat and want to join in the fun? Earn gotcha points and have some fun with your fellow classmates today!
Pull out that old tacky sweater or sweatshirt and add some festive touches. Join in and have some fun at school for our Ugly Christmas Sweater day! And… earn gotcha points too!
Use your creativity and add some holiday fun! Come to school today dressed as a Holiday Christmas character and earn colour house points!
No need to get dressed when you can crawl out of bed and come to school in your warm & cozy jammies. Let’s have a fun day!
Join in the fun and earn colour house points.
The holiday season is just around the corner. Come to school wearing your favourite festive colours AND collect colour house points for your house team.
ONE Final Day for Free Shipping – Wednesday, December 9th (From 6-8pm pm. ONLY!) Watt Families our Scholastic Virtual Book Fair ends this Friday, December 11th. Don’t miss out!! When it’s time to shop, visit our school’s Virtual Book Fair site using … Read More
Remember to dress like a present tomorrow and earn gotcha points towards your colour house group.
Mark Wednesday, December 16th @ 7pm on your calendar to watch our Watt Public School Virtual Christmas concert. Stayed tuned to our website for further details!
Don’t forget to wear your ugly Christmas mask and to join in the fun!
Our flags have been lowered to half-mast on Sunday, December 6th, 2020 in Remembrance!
Hey Watt families & Friends! REMEMBER! Your purchases earn Book Fair Rewards that can be used for resources to support our students. Orders are delivered right to your home! Safe and Easy. FREE STANDARD SHIPPING on orders over $35!
Just a reminder Watt Families.. our Scholastic Virtual Book Fair continues until December 11th. Don’t miss out!! When it’s time to shop, visit our school’s Virtual Book Fair site using this link: https://bookfairs-canada.myshopify.com/pages/5150867 HAPPY READING!
Just a reminder to our Watt families, tonight from 6-8pm when placing order with our Virtual Book fair your shipping is FREE! Virtual Book Fair – Family night
This is a reminder for our Watt Families. Please try to ensure your child is sent to school each day with a drinking container (with lid) and/or a water bottle. Our school has a hydration station so they are able … Read More
Hello Watt Families… come and join in the fun. This Friday is TWIN DAY! Pick a friend, dress up as your favourite twins and join in the fun. Gotcha points will be awarded to your colour houses!.
Due to challenges this year (mostly due to Covid restrictions), School Council will not be able to go proceed with the sale this year. We thank all of our Watt families for their continued support. *This is a one time … Read More
Dear Watt families, Mark your calendars! The fun and excitement of a Scholastic Book Fair is coming to our school! To adapt to our changing needs, Scholastic has developed a Virtual Book Fair to provide an opportunity for our students … Read More
This is a reminder that Progress Reports will be available this Friday, November 13th for Grades 1-8 and Tuesday, November 17th for Kindergarten. All Progress Reports will be sent home electronically this year. Please check your email on the appropriate … Read More
Watt family & friends: Save the date, it is coming soon!. Click below for a preview. http://www.scholastic.ca/bookfairs/webinars
The local YWCA of Muskoka has a variety of virtual youth programs. Call 705-645-9826 or register online. YWCA Muskoka Virtual Youth Programs
Attention Watt families our local YWCA presents a free 1 hour online program for grade 5 & 6 boys.
Attention Watt families our local YWCA is offering 1 hour sessions for grade 5 & 6 girls.
School Immunization Program: Please note the link from SMDHU attached regarding Grade 7 & Grade 8 Immunizations. SMDHU Grade 7 letter Catchup 2020
Attention Watt families, review the latest news from our school, click on our newsletter below: Oct.Nov Newsletter 2020
Dear TLDSB Families with students learning in school buildings: As part of our effort to keep our school communities safe and prevent the spread of COVID-19, a new “Attestation for Student Return to School Following an Illness” form has been developed … Read More
This is a reminder to all our Watt families to dress for the great outdoors tomorrow. Bundle up with lots of layers and don’t forget to pack your water bottle!
Thank you to Rally Cry Communications for the creation of 4 fabulous logos. After all of your votes, our Watt family have spoken. Thank you to all that participated.
Please note that the Port Carling Library have had a donation of free boots to give away to the community. They have only small sizes left, Kindergarten and younger. Call Lorna @ 705-765-5650
Thanks to the generous donation of commissioned logos, we are looking for input from everyone to help us choose a new logo for Watt Public School. Students will be completing their survey in their classes. If you would like to participate … Read More
Watt Families – The Ministry has released a new screening tool for children in school and in daycare. The link to the screening tool can be found below. Please take a few minutes to review the updated tool. Screening Tool … Read More
Just a reminder to our Watt families to dress for the weather tomorrow.
Hello Watt Parents, Just a reminder that our school council meeting is tonight September 27, 2022 at 6:30 PM. See you there!
Hello Watt Families, We will have our photo day on Friday October 7, 2022 and the retake date is scheduled for Wednesday November 9, 2022 We can’t wait to see your smiling faces!! Photo Day Edge Imaging
Thank you Watt students & families for attending our Meet The Teacher BBQ Night! It was wonderful to see all of your smiling faces and we look forward to seeing you again!
Please See Our September Watt Calendar for 2022!
Parent guide to SchoolMessenger: Setting your preferences Click here to download a printable version of this post: Setting Your Preferences on School Messenger 2021 Have you recently been receiving a lot of messages from the school or school board? Using … Read More
Please click the link for the 2022-2023 TLDSB Handbook for Parents/Guardians and Students! Parent Resources