School News

Cross Country practices begin!

posted Sep 10, 2017, 7:26 PM by Courtney Coulombe

Meet Mme. Coulombe, Mme. Christensen and Ms. Jacobs on the blacktop every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings. We will run during the eating portion of first break; run first, eat second. We are practising early and often, as the meet is coming up on Wednesday, September 27th in Burlington! Everyone is welcome; the teachers just ask that you commit to coming out to each practice with a water bottle, your shoes on and tied and a snack for after.

Martin Street Tours

posted Jun 27, 2017, 8:40 PM by Wendy Webber   [ updated Aug 21, 2017, 6:57 AM by Dan Albrecht ]

Dear Martin Street Families,

Our Vice Principal and Principal Mrs. Blakeley and Mr. Albrecht will be at the new Martin Street School on Monday, August 28 and Wednesday August 30 at 10:00 A.M. to provide guided tours of the new school. All new families are welcome! We will meet in the front entrance foyer at 10:00 A.M. each day. 

Summer Learning online

posted Jun 27, 2017, 3:51 AM by Wendy Webber   [ updated Jun 27, 2017, 4:03 AM ]

Parent access instructions can be found and shared via the following link:

Parent Dashboard set up instructions can be found and shared via the following link:

Have Your Say

posted Jun 4, 2017, 5:01 PM by Wendy Webber

Parents/ Guardians of Martin Street students please take the time to complete the following survey,
This survey takes approximately 10 - 15 minutes to complete. 
Go to (and click on the Parents/Guardians photo frame)

Martin Street School Hours for 2017/18

posted Jun 4, 2017, 4:45 PM by Wendy Webber   [ updated Jun 4, 2017, 4:47 PM ]

Our Transportation Department communicated the school bell times at the Board meeting on May 31st, 2017. Martin Street Public School will have a start time of 9:15 am and a finish time of 3:35 pm for September 2017.
With the Boundary Review decision of February 2017, 500 students will be attending Martin Street Public School.  Many students will be within walking distance of the school while others will be bused.  
Students attending WI Dick Middle School will not be sharing buses with Martin Street Public School students.  
Thank you for your understanding and support in building a new Martin Street school community.

Dance-a-Thon a huge success!

posted Mar 24, 2017, 5:14 PM by Courtney Coulombe   [ updated Mar 24, 2017, 5:16 PM ]

Our Dance-a-Thon was a huge success this year! As a school, we raised an amazing $5883.75! The money we raised will be used towards School Council initiatives such as athletic equipment, technology items, library resources, healthy snack program and assisting families financially with school events. Thank you to everyone who supported and participated in this event!

A special congratulations to our prize winners:

·        Laurelle in Grade 5

·        Lance in Kindergarten

·        Mme Hynes’ Grade 5 class

·        Mr. Salter’s (Ms. Fisher's) Kindergarten class

·        Ms Staffen’s Grade 4 class

Please keep an eye out for our next fundraising initiative that will be coming home next week with students. We will be fundraising with Vessey’s Bulbs – just in time to get your spring gardens ready!

Welcome to Mrs. Blakeley, our new VP!

posted Mar 8, 2017, 9:38 AM by Courtney Coulombe   [ updated Mar 8, 2017, 9:44 AM ]

Please help us welcome Mrs. Blakeley, Martin Street's first Vice Principal! 
Be sure to stop by the office and introduce yourself next time you are in the building :)

Cross-Country Results!

posted Jan 3, 2017, 5:48 PM by Courtney Coulombe   [ updated Mar 8, 2017, 9:44 AM ]

Congratulations to our cross-country team that performed very well at the rainy meet back in September of 2016!

Click the title to find out our school's results.

Grade 3s: Tyke girls received 3rd place. Tyke boys received 4th place. Special mention to Finn Killburn who came in 4th place! 

Grade 4s: Atom girls received 1st place! Special mention to Mackenzie Richardson who came in 6th place! 

Grade 5s: Bantam girls received 3rd place. Bantam boys received 6th place. Special mention to Drew Emmerton who came in 2nd place! 

Way to go Martin Street runners! We hope to see many of you back for track and field in the spring :) 

From your coaches, Mme. Hynes, Mme. Christensen & Mlle. Coulombe.

School Clubs and Teams!

posted Nov 9, 2016, 2:58 AM by Courtney Coulombe   [ updated Mar 8, 2017, 9:45 AM ]

We have a wide variety of clubs and teams for all students to join. Click the title to view our clubs and teams that are running this year!

Kindergarten Helpers


Junior Librarians

“Make It’ Club

Eco Team

Indoor Board Games Club

Reading Club (includes the Forest of Reading and Battle of the Books)

Chess Club

Writing Club

House Colour Floor Hockey Fridays

Terry Fox Run

posted Sep 30, 2016, 7:31 PM by Courtney Coulombe   [ updated Mar 8, 2017, 9:45 AM ]

This year, our annual Terry Fox Run ran on Friday, September 30 during periods 5 and 6. Staff and students raised $396 worth of 'toonies for Terry' for the Terry Fox Foundation! Way to go Martin Street!

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