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OSSTF update: Dec. 11 strikes in some Ontario school boards (not UGDSB)

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that on Wednesday Dec. 11, OSSTF teachers and education workers in some school boards will take part in a one-day, full withdrawal of services in selected locations across Ontario:

The Upper Grand District School Board is not listed as one of the school boards that will be included in the Dec. 11 OSSTF job action. 

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December 5th Reminders

Posted December 5, 2019

The first reminder is from our School Council to please come out on Saturday for our 25th Annual Christmas Craft Fair between 9 and 3.  Events include the crafts in the gym, book fair, bake sale, kids shopping and crafts, yoga, silent auction, music, cookie decorating with Santa ...

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Message from School Council

Posted November 27, 2019

Our annual Christmas Craft Fair is taking place on Saturday, December 7th from 9-3.  Each grade level is creating a themed basket for our silent auction.  A note was sent home a few weeks ago with details however, here is a list of themes in case it's been misplaced.  Please ...

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November 25 Reminders

Posted November 25, 2019

A reminder that parents can book a parent-teacher interview online until Tuesday, Nov 26th at noon.  The second message is a friendly reminder to all families during drop off and pick up times. Please obey the street signs for no parking and to not block peoples driveways.  The ...

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November 21st Reminders

Posted November 21, 2019

 Progress Reports for the beginning of Term one were sent home today.  Information was also sent home about booking parent-teacher interviews online.  Instructions for this are on the yellow half-page note. Interviews can be booked online until next Tuesday at noon.  The OEN number needed to book an ...

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Dufferin Holiday Guide for Families

Posted November 20, 2019

Dufferin Holiday Guide 2019

Clothing Swap

Posted November 20, 2019

During the Christmas Craft Sale on Saturday, December 7th, the EcoMustangs will be holding a Clothing Swap to do our share to decrease global warming.  We are asking families of PMPS to send in gently used and CLEAN clothing that you wish to donate.  Students who bring in donations will ...

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Do you have a child starting JK or SK in September 2020?

Posted November 19, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is hosting four Kindergarten registration INFORMATION nights in November and December 2019.

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Important information regarding WHY Survey – a joint survey between UGDSB and WDG Public Health

Posted November 8, 2019

This year Upper Grand District School Board and Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health are collecting information on student health and well-being from youth, parents and school staff. The Well-Being and Health Youth Surveys are designed to help us understand how well we are doing creating safe, welcoming, and inclusive environments in our schools. It also provides important information about the physical and mental health of youth in our area. 

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November 5th Reminders

Posted November 5, 2019

Wednesday, November 6th is our first Pasta Wednesday. If you have ordered pasta for your child, please remember to pack a reusable fork or spoon in their lunch bag.  The next information is for families with children in grades 4 to 8. Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph public Health in partnership with ...

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Well-being Health and Youth (WHY) Surveys

Posted November 5, 2019

Simply paste the link into the browser and you are set to begin.


November 4, 2019 Dear Parent or Guardian, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has partnered with Upper Grand District School Board to conduct a survey in your child’s school.  All students in Grades 4 through ...

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Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin Secondary French Immersion (FI) Impact Assessment

Posted October 25, 2019

An Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin French Immersion (FI) Impact Assessment – Initiation Report was approved by the Board on October 22, 2019. The impact assessment will consider secondary programming in Orangeville, Dufferin and Erin including; the history of FI, enrolment, cohort sizes, and participation and retention rate information.  Consideration will be ...

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Nutrition Program News

Posted October 23, 2019

Food and Friends snack program at PMPS would like to thank the Rotary Club of Orangeville Highlands, Orangeville Lions Club and Tweedsmuir Church for their generous donations to the program.   "Snacker the Cracker" is back for the cracker drive during the month of November.  Snacker is suggesting these boxes of crackers ...

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Nature and Mental Health

Posted October 22, 2019

Fall is here and so is that pre-winter chill!  Getting outside makes such a difference to how we all are doing inside. Spending time in nature improves our mental health and well-being.  Being outdoors is a simple way to add some much needed down time from screens. Adding some time ...

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Celebrate Buy Nothing Day on November 29th

Posted October 22, 2019

Buy Nothing Day is an awareness day highlighting society’s habit of buying too many things. It is a day for society to examine the issue of over-consumption and is held on ‘Black Friday’, which is one of the busiest shopping days in the United States. “We are also consuming ...

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October 21st Reminders

Posted October 22, 2019

Pizza orders are now open online.  Orders must be completed online by Monday October 28th.   Secondly, our school council is organizing Pasta Wednesdays.  Please see the flyer that was sent home with students. Pasta orders can be placed using School Cash Online until Thursday October 31st. ...

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