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Upper Grand collaborates with organizations to provide tutoring supports

Posted November 9, 2022

The Upper Grand District School Board in association with The Grove, TVOLearn, Streams Community Hub, Tutor Bright, and Reading Rocks is providing students at both the elementary and secondary levels with additional tutoring support and resources. These additional support and resources were made possible through funding provided by the Ontario Ministry of Education.

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Updates For November 7-11, 2022

Posted November 9, 2022

Hello Alma Families!  Here are the 6 things you need to know today to keep up to date this week:

 

Our November School Council meeting will be held in person tomorrow night in our Library Learning Commons from 6:30-8:00 PM.  The agenda has been sent to people on our …

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Updates For October 31-November 4, 2022

Posted November 3, 2022

5 Things  – November 3, 2022

 

Hello Alma Families!  Here are the 5 things you need to know today to keep up to date this week:

 

Please remember that pizza orders are due by November 3 at midnight on School Cash online here:  https://ugdsb.schoolcashonline.com/.  Pizza …

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Updates For October 24-28, 2022

Posted October 28, 2022

Hello Alma Families!  Here are the 5 things you need to know today to keep up to date this week:

We are very excited to announce that Mrs. von Niederhausern, who likes to be called Brigitte by our students, has accepted the full time custodial position at Alma PS.  She has been here regularly …

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Updates For October 17-21, 2022

Posted October 20, 2022

Hello Alma Families!  Here are the 8 things you need to know today to keep up to date this week:

Picture Day will be held on October 25, 2022.  It was confirmed with Lifetouch that the proofs should arrive at the school about 4-6 weeks after Picture Day. To purchase them, there are two …

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Parents/Guardians invited to free webinar: Post-pandemic Mental Health

Posted October 17, 2022

Parents/guardians are invited to join a free webinar in November on post-pandemic mental health.

Join Kevin Cameron as he shares information and strategies relating to post-pandemic mental health for adults and children.

A survey by CMHA Ontario showed that nearly half (48 per cent) of Ontarians say their mental health has worsened over the past two …

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Download school ventilation reports from the UGDSB website

Posted October 14, 2022

The Upper Grand District School Board continues to make board and school-based ventilation reports available in the 2022-23 school year.

The board report and each school report is available for download on the UGDSB website at www.ugdsb.ca/ventilationreport.

To access a specific school report:

Download the full report (Microsoft Excel document)
Click on the tab …

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Updates For October 10-14, 2022

Posted October 12, 2022

Hello Alma Families!  Here are the 4 things you need to know today to keep up to date this week:

 

Information about Picture Day was sent home with students recently.  It will be held on October 25, 2022.  Please remember to book photos online if you wish to purchase …

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Updates For October 3-7, 2022

Posted October 7, 2022

Hello Alma Families!  Here are the 5 things you need to know today to keep up to date this week:

At Alma PS we have SO much to be thankful for.  We have a new and updated school heating system which we have been enjoying with this cooler weather, …

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Updates For September 26-30, 2022

Posted September 27, 2022

Hello Alma Families!  Here are the 5 things you need to know today to keep up to date this week:

 

Tomorrow our school, along with others in the Board, will be focusing on the importance of caring correctly for head injuries and concussions.  Students are invited to wear purple …

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Parents/Guardians: The next North Wellington Hub meeting is November 3, 2022

Posted September 22, 2022

Parents/caregivers with child/ren attending an Upper Grand District School Board school located in North Wellington are invited to join the North Wellington Hub. The next Hub meeting is November 3, 2022, at 7pm.

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Updates For September 19-23, 2022

Posted September 21, 2022

Hello Alma Families!  Here are the 5 things you need to know today to keep up to date this week:

 

Public Health will be offering dental screenings on October 7, 2022 for students in JK, SK, Grade 2 and Grade 4.  Please see the attached letter in the 5 …

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Help the UGDSB make positive change – Complete the Student Census today!

Posted September 19, 2022

Everyone counts. Complete the Student Census today!

The “UGDSB Counts Student Census” launches today for all Upper Grand District School Board students in grades Kindergarten-12.

Participation in the Student Census will help the UGDSB make systemic changes that will create more equitable outcomes for all students.

The census is a confidential, voluntary survey for all students (K-12) …

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Wellness Works: Welcome Back!

Posted September 15, 2022

The Upper Grand District School Board is continuing with the Wellness Works monthly themes across all grades in the 2022-2023 school year.  For September we are once again bringing our collective focus to the theme of:  WELCOME, CONNECTION and BELONGING. 

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Updates For September 12-16, 2022

Posted September 15, 2022

Hello Alma Families!  Here are the 5 things you need to know today to keep up to date this week:

Don’t forget that tonight is our first School Council meeting of the year in the library learning commons starting at 6:30 PM.  Remember, if you would like to be a part of the emails …

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