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For important school operations and health and safety information, please use the links below:

School Council Meeting – October 12th

Posted October 11, 2021

School Council AGM | École St. John Paul II School Our next virtual school council meeting will take place on Tuesday, October 12th at 6:30 pm.  Please use this link to join the Google meeting: https://meet.google.com/yuv-hcqx-uqf All parents and guardians are welcome to attend.

October Wellness Works: Umbrella Project and growing!

Posted September 29, 2021

Welcome back! We are happy to welcome all of our students, families, and caregivers back to the UGDSB. We are continuing to provide monthly wellness themes to our students and families to support mentally healthy and safe classrooms and environments. We know that students need to be seen and heard ...

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October Workshops

Posted September 29, 2021

DPSN Logo The Dufferin Parent Support Network is offering these sessions: October Workshops

Week of Sept 27 Updates

Posted September 27, 2021

A flyer with information about the delay of Pizza Days was sent home on Monday.  Families who paid online will be reimbursed electronically.  Wednesday, Sept 29th is our Terry Fox Run/Walk and Rowan's Law Day to raise awareness around concussions.  Finally, Thursday, Sept 30th is Truth and Reconciliation Day so ...

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Sept 23rd Updates (Parking concerns/Pizza Reminder/Calling in Absences)

Posted September 23, 2021

Firstly, we're noticing that some folks are not following Town of Orangeville signage when it comes to parking.  It is so important to follow the parking guidelines in order to keep sightlines clear for drivers and to keep our students safe.  Parents/guardians should not enter the front parking ...

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Picture Day – Friday, Sept. 24th

Posted September 20, 2021

Picture Day - Middle School September 24th is Picture Day!  Click on the link to learn more.

School Council Meeting – September 27

Posted September 20, 2021

School Council AGM | École St. John Paul II School Our first virtual school council meeting for the 2021-2022 school year will take place on Monday, September 27th at 6:30 pm.  Please use this link to join the Google meeting: meet.google.com/tns-qyfe-pjz Elections for executive positions on council will ...

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Food & Friends at Home

Posted September 9, 2021

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Please see the information below from the Children’s Foundation regarding the Food & Friends at Home program:

Food & Friends student nutrition programs will receive an allocation email stating the funding and dates that the Children's Foundation will ...

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UGDSB Ventilation Report

Posted September 2, 2021

The UGDSB is continuing its work optimizing air quality in classrooms and learning environments through improving ventilation and filtration. Upgrades to ventilation and filtration systems began in the 2020-21 school year and will continue for the 2021-22 school year. The UGDSB has received funding from the Provincial Government and Federal Government ...

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PMPS Parent Information for School Start-up (Updated Sept 2nd)

Posted August 31, 2021

Hello Princess Margaret Families, Please read through our School Start Up Info For PMPS Families (Sept 2) document.  The document includes information about Daily Screening, First Day Procedures, Lunch and Recess procedures and more. Looking forward to welcoming our students back to school on September 7th! PMPS Staff

Smoke and Vape-Free Environment

Posted August 30, 2021

The Upper Grand DSB provides a smoke and vape-free environment for its students, staff and others while on Board property, in accordance with the Smoke-Free Ontario Act and Board policy 208. This policy refers to all forms of tobacco, and any processed form of tobacco that may be smoked, inhaled ...

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Students with Life-Threatening Medical Conditions

Posted August 30, 2021

UGDSB Policy 518: Students with Life-Threatening Medical Conditions, outlines the roles and responsibilities for all in the educational community to support students with possible life-threatening medical conditions. The prevalent medical conditions covered under this policy are Asthma, Anaphylaxis, Diabetes and Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders. If your child has one of these, or ...

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Registering New Students and Completing JK Registration Information

Posted August 24, 2021

Welcome new students and families to Princess Margaret Public School! New Student Registration for the 2021-2022 school year will take place on Tuesday, August 31st between 1 and 4 PM. In order to follow public health regulations, a registration table will be set up at the main entrance of the school. For ...

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2021 Long Term Accommodation Plan annual review report approved

Posted June 23, 2021

The 2021 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved at the Board Meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board on June 22, 2021.

This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. ...

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Policy feedback opportunity: School Volunteers, Educational Field Trips and Off-Site Activities

Posted June 23, 2021

The following UGDSB draft policies have been released for public consultation: Policy 205 School Volunteers, and Policy 508 Educational Field Trips and Off-Site Activities. The deadline to provide feedback is October 14, 2021, at 4pm.

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