Welcome to egremont community school

Welcome to our website!  Egremont is a K-8 school in Holstein, Ontario on the southern edge of Grey County.   With just over 200 students, we are a small school with a big heart and strong ties to the local community.  Our staff, parents, community partners and students work together to provide a quality education, engaging extra-curricular activities and a safe and supportive environment for our students. 

Please feel free to browse our links, contact me at (519) 334-3640 ext 527 or drop by for a visit if you have any questions about our school, our programs or how to get involved with our amazing School Community Council.

Cathy Griffin

June23, 2021

Retrieval of Student Items & Return of School Items

Monday June 28: 2:30 pm-7pm
Tuesday June 29th: 
8:30am - 3:30

WHERE: pavement area at the back of the school

Please review the following procedural information regarding the pickup of student belongings.  THANK YOU to everyone for helping us to be organized and safe for the pickup of student belongings – it is so very appreciated. 

  • Please perform a COVID-19 school screening before arriving at the school https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/ .  Please do not attend if you have any symptoms, or have been exposed to an individual with COVID-19 symptoms.
  • All student belongings will be laid out at the back of the school on the pavement by grade.  They are already bagged so there is no need to bring one from home.
  • There will be hand sanitizer at various locations
  • Please know that water fountains, washrooms and play structures are closed.
  • Everyone will need to wear a mask and stay 2m apart at all times.
  • Whenever possible, we make use of one-way traffic.  When it is not possible, we ask that people support physical distancing parameters.

There could be a short waiting time upon your arrival - we will do our best to minimize waiting time, while supporting the necessary safety protocols. 

Returning Laptops and Mifi sticks:  If you have a borrowed school laptop or a mifi stick, please plan on returning the borrowed device during the afternoon of Monday June 28th or June 29th.  There will be a staff member available at the back entrance of the school to support the safe return of the device, as well as the return paperwork.  Please remember to bring the power cord with the device.  If you need to arrange a different date or time, please email cathy_griffin@bwdsb.on.ca.   

THANK YOU to everyone for your patience and flexibility as we work our way through the retrieval of student belongings.  If you have any questions or are having difficulty with the booking system, please call 519 334-3640 ext 527 OR email cathy_griffin@bwdsb.on.ca.

Cathy Griffin

Trustee Jim Dawson's Spring Letter 2021

March 1 COVID Screener and Attestation Form Updates

Mar01_2021_schoolchildcare_guidanceV1_with logos_student only.pdf

Mar012021-AttestationForm (1).pdf

Mar012021-AttestationForm with logo_fillable.pdf

Other Important COVID Information: 

2020-2021 Egremont Community School Handbook -
 important protocols and procedures!

BWDSB Return to School - visit for regular updates. The FAQ section is updated according to Public Health directives.

proper hand washing techniques

wearing their mask properly.

Pick Up & Drop Off Change as of November 2, 2020 


Kindergarten Registration

Do you have a child starting kindergarten in September 2021? Please Visit www.bwdsb.on.ca Click the “Pre-Registering Your Child for Kindergarten” button to locate the registration guide.

Parents will pre-register their children online during the month of October. When the school receives the pre-registration email, we will send an electronic package to the parent’s email. Note: Parents who do not have access to the internet are being advised to call the school. Printed packages can be made available for pickup at a scheduled date/time (determined by each school) from a box outside the school building.

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