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Talking About Mental Health November 2018 – Nature and Mental Health

Posted October 23, 2018

Fall is here and so is that pre-winter chill!  Getting outside makes such a difference to how we all are doing inside. Spending time in nature improves our mental health and well-being.  Being outdoors is a simple way to add some much needed down time from screens. Adding some time

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School Wide Arboretum Trip

Posted October 3, 2018

We are hoping to move forward with a school wide field trip again this year. We have tentatively booked the trip for Monday, October 22nd with a rain date of Tuesday, October 23rd. Please look for additional information to come closer to the date.

Orange Shirt Day

Posted September 30, 2018

ORANGE SHIRT DAY Orange shirt day is a day to recognize the children who were taken from their home to residential schools. Orange shirt day was started in 2013 from the story of a survivor of St. Joseph Mission School. It is an opportunity to have discussion with staff, students and

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Central PS School Council Presents Ann Douglas

Posted September 21, 2018

Ann Douglas is coming to Central! Central Public School Council Hosts “Big Picture Parenting” - an Evening for Parents/Caregivers with Author, Radio Columnist, & Speaker: Ann Douglas Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018 at Central School 7:00-8:30pm – Reserve your (free) seat today! Parenting author Ann Douglas will discuss the advantages of taking a big picture approach to

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School Council Meeting

Posted September 17, 2018

Central Public School First Council Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, September 27th - 6:30. We look forward to seeing you there! Central PS School Council

GOOD NEWS! WE ARE RECEIVING AN ADDITIONAL KINDERGARTEN CLASS TO REDUCE CLASS SIZES!

Posted September 10, 2018

Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s) We have had a positive and smooth start to our 2018/2019 school year. As you are aware, classes within the Upper Grand District School Board are tentative for the first two weeks of school. The Upper Grand District School Board Staffing Committee has added an additional Kindergarten class to

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September Newsletter

Posted September 6, 2018

The September Newsletter is now online! September Newsletter

Health and Physical Education Letter for Parents

Posted September 4, 2018

Dear parents and guardians, We are writing to you to address some of the questions and concerns we have received regarding changes to the Health and Physical Education Curriculum. As you may know, the Government of Ontario has directed all school boards across the province to use the re-issued 2010 Health

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First Day of School Plan

Posted August 31, 2018

Central Families Please find below a reference for the first day of school: Staff members will meet students outside at the back of the school Please direct your child to the appropriate grade level sign posted Once the bell has gone, teachers will call out names and take their new class

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Camp Lift Off!! Limited spaces still available

Posted June 20, 2018

Camp Lift Off!! Each Year the Upper Grand District School Board Offers a Literacy and Numeracy camp for current Senior Kindergarten and Grade 1 Students. This year the program is being offered at Brant Avenue Public school from July 4th to July 24th. The children attend from 9:00 to 3:00. If you

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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

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Guest Speaker Tuesday, May 15th 6:30pm

Posted May 14, 2018

Free Workshop for all Central Parents and Caregivers! Tuesday May 15th, Central Public School Arts Room 6:30-8:00pm "Don't Pay Attention -- Make Attention: From Cell Phones to Self-Regulation" Professor Marcel O'Gorman Central P.S. School Council has invited guest speaker Marcel O'Gorman, University Research Chair and Professor of English

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In Recognition

Posted April 11, 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.

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

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

Posted April 6, 2018

Pin 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

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Update on 75 Dublin Street

Posted March 22, 2018

The City of Guelph has scheduled a Special City Council Meeting to receive the 75 Dublin Street Decision Report. The meeting will take place in the City Hall Council Chambers (1 Carden Street, Guelph) on April 18, 2018 starting at 6pm. Members of the public are invited to attend.

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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

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Silent Auction Last Call for Donations!

Posted February 27, 2018

Silent Auction Last Call for Donations! Wednesday February 28th is the last call for silent auction items - that's tomorrow! Please drop off items to the school office. The Silent Auction is our biggest fundraiser of the year and it is this Friday March 2nd!  The back doors of the school will

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Update on 75 Dublin Street Build

Posted February 23, 2018

Please follow the link below to an update on the 75 Dublin Street build.  Information was shared at last nights School Council meeting:

75 Dublin Street North Official Plan Amendment Update Feb 2018

School Climate Survey

Posted February 22, 2018

PLEASE COMPLETE THE UPPER GRAND DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD CLIMATE SURVEY FOR PARENTS This is an anonymous survey that is completed every two years Allows the School and Board the opportunity to assess the perceptions of safety from students, staff, and parents

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