The flag at our school is lowered today and will remain lowered in memory of children sent to residential schools

Mismatched Day – Friday, June 18th!

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.

Progress Pride Flags

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!

Virtual Track & Field day – Friday, June 11th!

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

Track & Field Day – Friday, June 11th

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

PA Day – Friday, June 4th

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

Throwback Thursday – Thursday, June 3rd!

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

Join us for story time this Friday @ 12:50pm

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.

Beach Day – Friday, April 30th

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

Our Flag at Half-Mast today!

The flag at our school is lowered today to recognize the Death of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh.

Super Hero Day – Friday, April 9th

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!

Watt Family Reminders!

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

Hot Lunch – Wednesday, March 31st

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

Crazy Hair Spirit day – Friday, March 26th

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

A few housekeeping reminders!

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

Pajama Day – Friday, March 12th!

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.

Hot soup lunch – Friday, March 12th

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

Today (March 8th) is International Women’s Day!

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

It’s not to late to register for Kindergarten!

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

Reusable drinking bottle reminder!

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.

Get ready for Kindergarten!

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

Pink Shirt Day tomorrow!

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

Spaghetti & meatballs – Friday, February 26th

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

Report Cards/Communication of Learning

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

Family Day – Monday, February 15th

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

Spirit Day – Friday, February 12th!

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

Returning to School on Monday

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

Return to School – Mon. February 8th!

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

Watt Families:

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

Spirit Day – Friday, February 5th

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

PD Day Reminder -Tues. Feb. 2nd!

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

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.  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

Grade 8 Future Lakers

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

Declaration of Provincial Emergency

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

Ready for Kindergarten – Online registration is now open!

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

A Message from BMLSS to our Grade 8 Students:

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

PJ and Pancake Day!

Staff and students will be having a pancake breakfast today!  Remember to wear your warm winter cozy jammies!

Dress up like a Christmas Decoration today!

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!

Christmas Hat Day!

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!

Ugly Christmas Sweater Day!

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!

Today is PJ Day!

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!

Today is Christmas Colour day!

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.

Dress Like a Present day!

Remember to dress like a present tomorrow and earn gotcha points towards your colour house group.

Our Watt Scholastic Virtual Book Fair continues..

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! 

Reminder: Pack an empty water bottle

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

Twin Day – Friday, November 27th!

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!.

Important information for our Watt Families

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

Our latest Watt Newsletter

Attention Watt families, review the latest news from our school, click on our newsletter below: Oct.Nov Newsletter 2020

Catch Up Immunization Clinics for current Grade 8 students

­­­­­FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                                                                         … Read More

And the logo winner is!!!

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.

Donated boots!

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

Watt Logo Survey

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

New screening tools for families

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

Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope

This year is the 40th Anniversary of Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope and is proud to be continuing the legacy of one of our greatest heroes. Watt Public School will be participating in the One Day, Your Way campaign on Friday, October 2nd.  … Read More

School Council Meeting – Tues. Sept. 22nd @ 6:45pm

Our School Council for the 2020-2021 school year will hold its first meeting on Tuesday, September 22nd at 6:45 pm.  All are invited to attend.  School councils play a vital role in the school and community. They provide a forum through which parents and … Read More

School Council meeting – coming soon!

Attention Watt Families:  Our first School Council meeting is coming soon (virtually). Our meeting will be held next Tuesday, September 22nd @ 6:45pm. A link will be shared the day of the meeting and an agenda will follow shortly. We … Read More

Firefighters’ National Memorial Day

Watt Public School is lowering flags September 11-14 to half-mast in memory of those who have lost their lives through acts of terror in Canada and around the world.  This day pays tribute to the firefighters who risk their lives to … Read More

Return to School Commitment Form – Reminder!

Watt Families – Just a reminder that the following letter was sent out last week.  The deadline for completing the TLDSB Return to School Commitment form is Friday, September 11th. We appreciate those that have already completed the form. For those … Read More

Bussing Update

Attention Watt families, The mybustoschool website has been having some difficulties and is now up and running again! Please note that you are now able to sign on to mybustoschool.ca to be able to access your child’s bussing schedule for … Read More

Happy Canada Day!!

We are thinking of our Watt families as they begin their summer holidays. We wish you all a Happy Canada! Take care, be safe and have fun!!!!

July & August Watt Birthdays!

We have a lot of birthdays to celebrate at Watt this summer. Happy birthday to the following students: July Birthdays: Kaegan, Keira, Trevor, Christopher, Sarah, Bradley, Riley, Fiona, Brooklyn, Mac, Deklan, Owen, Samuel, Lily, Olivia A., Mitchell and Daxon. August … Read More

Windermere Family Fun Day – Cancelled this year!

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED THIS YEAR!  Windermere Family Fun Day is an annual event held in Windermere at the waterfront every summer. It includes the WI Bake sale, Lions BBQ, Fire Dept, arts and crafts and kids games.  

Watt PS Weekly Announcement

Good morning, these are the announcements for the week of: June 22nd – 26th, 2020 Thought of the Day: “Your thoughts shape your vision, You will see what you choose to see  ”  www.allcupation.com What is the best thing that … Read More

Join us for story time!

Join Mrs. Shield and Mrs. D. this Wednesday and Friday; TIME: 1:30pm Story time Invitation

Watt PS Weekly Announcements

Good morning, these are the announcements for the week of:  June 15th – 19th, 2020 Thought of the Day: “Push yourself, no one else is going to do it for you  ”  Success.com What is the best thing that happened … Read More

Retrieval of Items

“A big thank you to all those that came to retrieve items from the school yesterday.  The day went really smoothly and it was so nice to see many of you.  If you are missing items, please send an email … Read More

A Message for our Graduates

June 10, 2020 Dear Parent and Families of Watt PS Grade 8 Graduates, It’s hard to believe that another year has come to an end and that our Grade 8’s will be moving onto high school in September.  As this … Read More

Retrieving Personal Items

Dear Watt families, This week our staff have been busy packing up students’ belongings.  You may retrieve these items on Tuesday, June 9th according to the pre-scheduled times provided.  The schedule for pick up is based on the first letter of the … Read More

Meet our Watt PS 2020 graduates!

Moose FM has posted our graduates online… Visit the Moose FM website or click on the link below. https://yearbook.mymuskokanow.com/watt-public-school/

Valuing diversity and demonstrating respect

Letter from TLDSB Director of Education and Chair of the Board June 3, 2020 Dear TLDSB families, International attention is currently focused on the May 25 acts of police brutality that resulted in the horrific death of George Floyd in … Read More

Watt PS Weekly Announcements

Good morning, these are the announcements for the week of:  June 1st -5th, 2020 Thought of the Day: “  Amazing things happen when you try!  ”  Pintrest What is the best thing that happened today or this week?  How could … Read More

Watt PS weekly announcements

Good morning, these are the announcements for the week of: May 18th to May 22nd, 2020 Thought of the Day: “ The more that you read, the more things you will know, the more that you learn the more places … Read More

Coronavirus book for kids

A valuable resource to help educate our kids about the Coronavirus. https://nosycrow.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Coronavirus-A-Book-for-Children.pdf Click to access Coronavirus-A-Book-for-Children.pdf

Watt P. S. weekly announcements:

Good morning, these are the announcements for the week of: May 11th to May 15th, 2020 Thought of the Day: “At the end of the day we can endure much more than we think we can” Quotes to Shine.com What … Read More

Watt P.S. Weekly Announcements

Good afternoon, these are the announcements for the week of: April 27th to May 1st, 2020 Thought of the Day: “One small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day” Daily Post English What is the best thing … Read More

TLDSB [email protected] check-in with families

Let us know how things are going As families across the globe, the country, the province, and here in Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) experience the current COVID-19 restrictions, we would like to check in to see how you … Read More

Watt P.S. Weekly Announcements

Good afternoon, these are the announcements for the week of: April 20th to April 24th, 2020 Thought of the Day: “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, Nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” Dr. Seuss What … Read More

LOST & FOUND – Donating this Friday!

A friendly reminder that our lost & found items will be donated by the end of the week. Please stop by before this Friday or have your child(ren) be sure to check it out this week and pick up any … Read More

Hand Sanitizer at school

Staff and students who wish to bring hand sanitizer to school or work for their personal use can do so. It should: be unscented come in a travel size bottle (60ml or less) not be shared with others be stored … Read More

Boys Quest – Update!

Boys Quest Letter to Watt Parents An update for families of boys Quest participants.

Daffodil Lunch – Wed. March 11th!

Raymond Community Hall Wednesday, March 11th, 2020 12 NOON Soup, Sandwiches & dessert $12.00 Everyone Welcome! Daffodil Lunch Proceeds to the Canadian Cancer Society

Toonies for Tummies

Toonies for Tummies is back for another year! Last year the campaign raised $1.8 Million, which went directly back to school breakfast programs in Ontario and Western Canada. Did you know that 100% of the money raised during the Toonies for … Read More

Online Registration is now open for Kindergarten!

Click on the link below to register your child online at Watt Public School. https://ereg.tldsb.ca/ Or if preferred, feel free to drop by during school hours to complete the paper application forms. If you have any questions, please drop by … Read More

January Pizza orders!

Just a reminder that the January pizza forms were sent home this week. Forms and payment should be returned to the school by Tuesday, January 7th, 2020!    

Health and Physical Education exemption process

Trillium Lakelands District School Board has developed a policy and procedure on the exemption process for the human development and sexual health curriculum.    To support differing preferences and beliefs, families may choose to approach or teach topics related to … Read More

Last Chance….. Edge Imaging

School photos make the perfect personalized holiday gifts! This is a reminder that the holiday order deadline for photos is on December 9th! Visit edgeimaging.ca/order to get started. Happy Holidays! – The Edge Team

Pizza returns tomorrow!

Don’t forget to send in your pizza order form or send along $2.25 in exact change please. We are happy that our Pizza is returning.

Our Poinsettia Order deadline is this Friday!

Just a reminder to our Watt families, friends and local community that we only have two more days to place your Poinsettia Orders. If you would like to place an order and do not have the order form, please call … Read More

25th Annual Christmas Sale

25th Annual Christmas Craft Sale Ullswater Community Hall Saturday, November 16th, 2019 9am – 2:30pm

We Scare Hunger Food Drive

A friendly reminder to our Watt Community that for the month of October we are collecting non-perishable food items. We thank you for your support!

Orange Shirt Day – Monday, September 30th

Orange Shirt Day is an opportunity for First Nations, local governments, schools and communities to come together in the spirit of reconciliation and hope for generations of children to come. Trillium Lakelands District School Board is committed to advancing the spirit … Read More

Welcome to Mrs. Erika Black

Dear Watt Parents, Guardians and Students,   We are pleased to announce that Mrs. Erika Black will be joining us as of Monday, September 30th as our Principal. This is due to Mrs. Morrison’s recent Family Care Leave.   Mrs. … Read More

Watt Public School library needs your help!  Coles bookstore in Huntsville has “adopted” us and will be raising funds.  Their goal:  to buy one book for every student at our school.  We are updating our library and these funds will … Read More

Covid-19 Management at Schools

Attention Parents & Guardians: Please take a moment to review the Return to School letter from our local health unit. Click the link Return to School Letter

Adopt a School Program

Dear Parents,  We would like to personally invite you to join us in making a difference in the lives of the children at Watt Public School by supporting us in the upcoming Indigo Adopt a School program.  We’re thrilled to … Read More

Attention Parents and Guardians:

Watt School Council is seeking your input on where to focus our efforts this year. We would really appreciate all parents and guardians taking a few moments to complete this survey by Tuesday, September 21st. Thanks in advance! The first meeting … Read More

What a wonderful start to our new school year!!! Thank you to our wonderful Watt students, staff and families.

Welcome back message for families

Dear Watt families and guardians: With September comes the excitement of a fresh start and new learning and friendship – a sense of community that is so welcome after our interrupted time at school. We are so excited to welcome … Read More

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