News & Announcements

Staff Presentation of the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report

Posted June 8, 2018

The Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) will be presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on June 12, 2018. Pin The meeting starts at 7 pm in the boardroom at the Guelph Board Office, 500 Victoria Road N, Guelph.

The final report has considered the feedback received during the second phase of public engagement conducted throughout

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Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health

Posted May 31, 2018

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health

June 2018 – Elementary Schools

WDG Public Health is pleased to provide elementary schools with up-to-date information on health topics for their monthly newsletters and announcements to parents. Please find below an insert you can include in your school newsletter and/or announcements if you wish. If you have any questions please contact us at 1-800-265-7293 ext. 4111 or email schoolhealth@wdgpublichealth.ca

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Math on the Go!! Card games to develop math skills for all ages!

Posted May 28, 2018

Math on the Go!

Card Games to Develop Math Skills For All Ages

Are you looking to help your child to develop his or her math skills at home in a meaningful and engaging way, while spending quality family time together? Why not try some card games! Playing a card game can take as little as 5-10 minutes. Next time you find yourself trying to entertain your

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Celebrate World Environment Day on June 5th 2018!

Posted May 28, 2018

Monthly Environmental Activities to help celebrate our planet

June 5th is World Environment Day!

It is vital to teach our children to respect and take care of the environment.
Celebrate World Environment Day on June 5th 2018!

http://worldenvironmentday.global/en

A Platform for Action- World Environment Day is the United Nations’ most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment and is widely celebrated in

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Talking About Mental Health June 2018– Successfully Shifting from School to Summer

Posted May 28, 2018

Talking About Mental Health June 2018– Successfully Shifting from School to Summer

The weather is getting warmer, days are getting longer and summer is just around the corner. It is an exciting time of the year but it can also be a struggle. There is often an increasing restlessness, distractability and anticipation as the end of the school year approaches. School is wrapping up and it

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Food and Friends – “thank you” to our community partners for all the support!!

Posted May 28, 2018

Thank you to the following for their support to the PMPS Snack Program this 2017/2018 school year:

Russell Family
Food and Friends
Ministry of Children and Family Services
President’s Choice Children’s Foundation
Latterday Saints
Quest for Cakes
Tweedsmuir Church
Diane Downie
O.V. Lion’s Club
Jennifer Lawrie and Family
L.D.S. Church Group
PMPS Staff, students and families
Odd Fellows Lodge
PMPS Student Council

We appreciate all your support!  With the help of donations, our students are able to enjoy healthy snacks

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KINDERGARTEN PARENT SURVEY (KPS) for JK and SK Students

Posted April 30, 2018

KINDERGARTEN PARENT SURVEY (KPS) for JK and SK Students

…….JUST A FRIENDLY REMINDER…..

Recently you were invited to complete the Kindergarten Parent Survey, seeking information about the experiences of JK and SK children and their parents who live in Dufferin. Please complete this anonymous and confidential survey and you can be entered into a draw to win one of 10 $50 gift cards. If you have already

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Name the Garden Contest

Posted April 28, 2018

To PMPS Families:

For the next two weeks, we are holding a “Name the Garden” contest.  We are entering our third growing season for the School/Community Vegetable Garden.  Students have put a lot of work into growing and harvesting vegetables and maintaining the boxes and the paths over the past three years.  The garden is still evolving, but the one thing that

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Schools Closed Today – Monday, April 16th, 2018

Posted April 16, 2018

Due to inclement weather, all UGDSB schools and offices are closed today. All buses and taxis to Upper Grand schools are canceled. The board offices are closed.

Please be sure to stay away from pooling water today and streams.  Flooding may occur in some areas.

We hope everyone enjoys a quiet day at home with family and friends.  If you go for a walk, remember that cars will

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Long Term Accommodation Plan Final Report (Draft) – Public Meetings

Posted April 11, 2018

The Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) is going to be presented at 5 regional public meetings throughout the month of May.

The draft report includes a list of proposed short (1-5 yrs.) and long (6-10 yrs.) accommodation priorities. The report does not include any recommended changes to school programs or boundaries. Pin

We invite you to attend

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Jersey Day in support of Humboldt Broncos

Posted April 10, 2018

In recognition and respect for the Humboldt Broncos, students and staff are wearing jerseys on Thursday April 12th.  Our hearts are with everyone affected by this tragedy. #humboldtstrong Humboldt

School Community Garden

Posted April 8, 2018

School Community Garden
The sun is shining, birds singing and green grass, flowers and . . . vegetables comes to mind. Yes, the School Community Garden Committee is gearing up to turn our thoughts towards vegetables and spring planting.

Last year’s growing season was once again successful. Food was donated to the food bank from the student-planted box and snack trays were filled with tomatoes, peas,

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Release of the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft)

Posted April 6, 2018

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Board staff is presenting the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) and Phase 2 Public Engagement Plan at the Board’s Business Operations Committee meeting on April 10, 2018.  The meeting will be held at the Guelph Board Office located at 500 Victoria Rd N, Guelph starting at 7:00pm.  All are welcome to attend.

The draft report includes

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Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) – Update

Posted March 5, 2018

PinThe first phase of public engagement for the UGDSB Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) is complete.  Thank you to all who attended a workshop or provided input online. Your feedback will be shared in a report to trustees on March 20, 2018.

One of the questions that we have received at the workshops is what will be included in

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Public Health E-Bulletin, March 2018

Posted February 28, 2018

School Newsletter Insert from Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health

March 2018 – Elementary Schools

WDG Public Health is pleased to provide elementary schools with up-to-date information on health topics for their monthly newsletters and announcements to parents. Please find below an insert you can include in your school newsletter and/or announcements if you wish. If you have any questions please contact us at 1-800-265-7293 ext. 4111 or email

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