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Weekly Update – November 15

Posted November 15, 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 ...

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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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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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Water Testing for Lead

Posted October 10, 2019

The UGDSB has completed the third year of the Ministry mandated three-year testing period for Elementary Schools.   The linked letter below provides general information about the process. Water Testing For Lead Further information, along with school specific results, are posted online on the board website at www.ugdsb.ca/programs/environment/water-testing-for-lead/.

Holiday Shopping

Posted October 3, 2019

The youngest and/or only child in each family came home today with two special catalogues to share with their families. The major fundraising initiative for School Council this year allows you to do some holiday shopping. The Santa's Helper catalogue is filled with over 100 items including gift wrap, kitchen ...

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Job action and labour updates: Information for parents/guardians 

Posted October 3, 2019

Parents/guardians are encouraged to visit www.ugdsb.ca/labour for on-going updates from the school board regarding provincial job action. 

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OCT 2nd IS INTERNATIONAL WALK TO SCHOOL DAY!

Posted October 3, 2019

Iwalk Oct In October we celebrate “active travel” by encouraging students to walk or bike between home and school, or to actively travel as much as they can in their local environments. 4 ways that walking, biking or rolling can benefit kids     by Katherine ...

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Sub Days

Posted October 3, 2019

SubSub Days happen every other Tuesday at CHES, with the first sub day happening on October 8. Families can purchase subs online until the end of the day today (Oct 3). This round of orders will finish on November 5. To order ...

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School Update – October 1

Posted October 1, 2019

Happy October and welcome back to all of our friends who were away yesterday to celebrate Rosh Hashanah.   Due to the weather forecast, the cross country meet has been postponed until next Wednesday. Centennial Hylands will benefit from the Adopt a School program which is running ...

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School Messenger App

Posted September 30, 2019

A new parent communication service called School Messenger App will be used in many classrooms this year. The app allows teachers and school administrators to send messages directly to groups of parents or individual families.   To  begin receiving messages download the School Messenger App from either  iTunes ...

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Reminders – Week of September 23

Posted September 23, 2019

There are lots of great events happening at CHES this week. Monday and Tuesday - Good luck to our Junior and Intermediate soccer teams. The tournament is held at CHES and we are pleased to welcome all of the Dufferin schools to Shelburne. Wednesday - Rowan's Law Day - Rowan Stringer was ...

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For the Love of Reading

Posted September 20, 2019

For the Love of Reading, run by Indigo/Chapters, is supporting the CHES library and we need your help.  Clicking on the link below will take you to a CHES wish list of books.  These books have been selected by Mrs. Macdonald, our teacher librarian, and reflect the materials that our ...

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Creating A Culture of Privacy

Posted September 20, 2019

  Annotation 2019 09 20 093528 It is the responsibility of everyone to protect students’ personal and confidential information All parents, guardian, and visitors to the school are reminded that the privacy of all our students must be maintained at all times.  We are ultimately responsible ...

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