School News


posted Oct 1, 2018, 6:42 AM by Mark Cann

The Life Skills classes will be welcoming Piper, a Therapy Dog from St. John's Ambulance. You might see Piper and her owner, Miss Jackie, in the school on Mondays, period 6 throughout the school year. Please feel free to say hello, but remember that Piper is a working dog and will need to spend her time with her students. Thank you!

Sr. Track and Field Meet May 28 Postponed

posted May 27, 2018, 12:33 PM by Carolyn Lewis

After consultation with the HDSB Health and Safety team and reviewing multiple weather forecasts for tomorrow, Monday, May 28, the Co-ordinators for the Sr. Track and Field Meet (Collier Meet) have postponed the meet until Monday, June 4, 2018. The humidex is expected to reach 36 with an extremely high UV index. We thank you for your understanding.

Annual Fun Fair!

posted May 17, 2018, 3:25 PM by Carolyn Lewis

Thank you to all of our community members for your attendance at our annual Fun Fair!  It was a huge success and we want to thank our School Council members for their time in organizating this fabulous community event.  We would also like to thank all of the staff, community partners, and high school student volunteers for their time in ensuring this event was successful and enjoyed by everyone!  

HDSB New Mobile App

posted May 14, 2018, 12:08 PM by Carolyn Lewis

The Halton District School Board has launched a Mobile App for parents/guardians, staff and students! Report absences, get school news, calendars, social media and more all in one place. The app consolidates important information from schools and the Halton District School Board into one easy-to-access location. The free app is available for download on the App Store and Google Play (search “Halton District School Board” or “HDSB”).

Technology and You!

posted May 14, 2018, 11:48 AM by Carolyn Lewis

Resources in Technology & You reflect the importance of preparing students for success in a technology-driven world.

Do you know what to do if someone is being cyberbullied? For tips on how to stay safe and private online, visit the Halton District School Board's Technology & You resources at or follow the hashtag #TECHandU on Twitter.

Music Monday!

posted May 14, 2018, 11:28 AM by Carolyn Lewis

Thank you to all those community members who were able to join us for our outdoor concert celebrating music learning and music-making at Florence Meares!  Audience members were able to hear singing, drumming, recorder playing, and the wonderful musical sounds of the ukuleles! We would like to thank Mrs. Kirk for all her hard work in organizing and preparing students for this annual event - all in celebration of Music education!  

Thank you, Volunteers!

posted Apr 18, 2018, 12:54 PM by Carolyn Lewis

Volunteering is a very important job to ensure the success of our students, teachers, and staff in ours schools and we want to express our deepest gratitude.  We sincerely appreciate all of the time, expertise, and support all of our volunteers give to our school.  We wouldn't be achieving our great things without your support.  We value your time, initiative and want to thank you for all you do for all of us at FM! You are fabulous models for our students, student volunteers, and student leaders!  Thank you, volunteers!

Technology & You Tip of the Month: April

posted Apr 10, 2018, 6:17 PM by Mark Cann

How much do you share about yourself on social media? At a time when everything you do online can impact you in your real life, it's important to T.H.I.N.K. before you post. For tips on how to stay safe and private online, visit the Halton District School Board's Technology & You resources

at or follow the hashtag #TECHandU on Twitter.

Humbolt, Sask.

posted Apr 9, 2018, 5:52 AM by Carolyn Lewis

We extend our deepest sympathies to the families, friends and community members of Humbolt, Saskatchewan and beyond who lost loved ones in the tragic accident this past weekend.  The staff and student of Florence Meares and the HDSB will continue to keep them in our thoughts during this difficult time.  Our flag is lowered to half mast for three days out of respect for this tragic loss. 

Technology & You

posted Feb 9, 2018, 5:42 AM by Mark Cann

We’re challenging you to connect by disconnecting!

With Family Day coming up on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, it’s a great time to take a break from technology and put down your device. Families can explore our wellness tips and Technology & You resources at or by following the hashtag #TECHandU on Twitter.

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