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Grade 7 and 8 students at Island Lake PS send letters of thanks to frontline workers 

Grade 7 and 8 students in Stacey Manzerolle and Mardell Miller’s classrooms recently took part in an activity to thank the frontline workers who have been so dedicated to the Orangeville community during the COVID-19 pandemic.  

Two UGDSB students organize street food drives 

Earlier this year, Credit Meadows Elementary School grade 7 student Jaylen decided to give back to the community by organizing a food drive with his father, Orangeville District Secondary School Teacher Koven Padayachee. Quickly this idea of a street-based food drive blossomed into something more.  

Feedback welcome on board Policy 503 – Safe Schools

The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public feedback on board Policy 503 – Safe Schools. The deadline to provide feedback is January 19 at 4pm.

Board Meeting Highlights for November 2020

The November meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board was held on November 24, 2020. The following provides highlights from the meeting.

Taylor Evans PS students get creative with music education

Taylor Evans Public School grade 1 teacher Jessica Chapman, knew she would have to get creative this year while teaching her students music because of COVID-19 restrictions.  

Willow Road PS students learn from Indigenous community members 

This year, Willow Road Public School was lucky enough to receive funding from two sources to help students engage in work with the local Indigenous community.  

Important changes on bus cancellation days and inclement weather days in the UGDSB

Due to COVID-19 restrictions and protocols, there are changes to bus cancellation and inclement weather days in the Upper Grand District School Board in the 2020-21 school year. 

Ross R MacKay PS shares messages of kindness during Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week

Students and staff at Ross R MacKay Public School were busy this week creating messages of kindness to share in a mosaic at the end of Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week.

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health letter to the community

Dr. Mercer, Medical Officer of Health and CEO at Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has shared a letter with important information for the community regarding COVID-19. 

Monday Nov. 16: Power outage at Minto-Clifford PS

Please be advised that we are experiencing a power outage at Minto-Clifford Public School.