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Important information for the summer months

For helpful information over the summer months, please use the links below:

Updates For April 18-22, 2022

Posted April 20, 2022

Hello Alma Families!  Here are the 5 things you need to know today to keep up to date this week:   Our School Council meeting has been rescheduled and will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2022 from 6:30 to 8:00 PM.  We have moved up ...

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Reminders of health and safety guidance during the sixth COVID-19 wave

Posted April 12, 2022

Public Health officials expect the sixth wave of COVID-19 to last for another several weeks, and we are asking for everyone’s help to get us through this latest wave. 

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Updates For April 11-15, 2022

Posted April 11, 2022

Hello Alma Families!  Here are the 5 things you need to know today to keep up to date this week:   Thank you for continuing to complete your daily screening.  It is a very important step in keeping our schools safe.  As we have shared, masking ...

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Updates For April 4-8, 2022

Posted April 6, 2022

Hello Alma Families!  Here are the 5 things you need to know today to keep up to date this week: As schools are opening up and we start to look at opportunities to connect with family and community members, we are looking at starting up the role of volunteers at ...

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Ramadan Mubarak to all of those observing

Posted April 4, 2022

April 2nd, subject to new moon sighting, marks the beginning of Ramadan.  Many students, families and staff in the UGDSB and worldwide are observing Ramadan, during this 9th month of the Islamic calendar.   Prayer in Schools and Board Offices Multifaith prayer spaces are available in schools. Schools will indicate the ...

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Updates For March 28-April 1, 2022

Posted March 30, 2022

Hello Alma Families!  Here are the 5 things you need to know today to keep up to date this week: Given the seasonal changes ahead, this is a great time to remind families of the importance of indoor shoes.  To help prevent mud from being tracked into the school, please ...

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Updates For March 21-25, 2022

Posted March 23, 2022

Hello Alma Families!  I trust you are safe and sound on this icy day.  I hope you had a restful March Break and enjoyed some extra family time with your children.  I am extremely proud of how well our students and families have transitioned back to our new ...

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Changes to COVID-19 protocols effective March 14 and 21, 2022

Posted March 10, 2022

On March 9, 2022, the province announced several changes to COVID-19 restrictions and protocols that will take effect in March. Please see below for a summary of the changes that affect schools. Effective March 14, 2022: School boards are no longer required to have a COVID-19 vaccination disclosure policy in place or ...

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Masking mandate to end in UGDSB on March 21, as school board does not have the authority to continue enforcement of the mandate

Posted March 10, 2022

Mandatory masking will no longer be required in Upper Grand District School Board schools as of March 21, 2022, as the school board does not have the authority to enforce this beyond March 21. Here are the facts: On March 9, 2022, the province announced it was lifting mask requirements ...

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JK Registration site is temporarily disabled

Posted March 10, 2022

The JK Registration site is temporarily disabled.  It will open again on March 15th, 2022.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  

Updates For March 7-11, 2022

Posted March 9, 2022

Hello Alma Families!  Please remember that March Break starts this Friday, March 11 and we return to school on Monday, March 21.  Here are the 5 things you need to know today to keep up to date this week: For our Live Free Fundraiser for our school snack program, our ...

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UGDSB updates to come regarding provincial COVID-19 announcement

Posted March 9, 2022

March 9, 2022 On March 9, 2022, Ontario announced changes to COVID-19 requirements effective March 21, including lifting mask mandates in schools. Please note that the Upper Grand DSB continues to have a Board Resolution requiring masks in schools. We will consult with the province and will provide additional information as soon ...

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Updates For February 28-March 4, 2022

Posted March 2, 2022

Hello Alma Families!  Here are the 5 things you need to know today to keep up to date this week: We shared in an earlier email about the North Wellington Hub Initiative.  In case you missed it, the first meeting will be held at 7 PM on March 29, 2022, ...

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Parents/caregivers are invited to join the North Wellington Hub!

Posted March 2, 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 Hub is an opportunity for parents/caregivers in North Wellington to meet on a regular basis to discuss topics related to their child/ren’s schools and education, and to receive information from the board related to schools. 

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Updates For February 21-25, 2022

Posted February 23, 2022

Hello Alma Families!  Here are the 5 things you need to know today to keep up to date this week: Our milk program is in full swing at Alma PS.  Thanks to the families who have chosen to participate.  If you missed signing up for ...

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