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#UGUmbrella – Imagine what others may be going through, this December we look at Empathy

Posted November 30, 2020

The Umbrella Project, founded by Dr. Jen Forristal, features monthly themes, activities and curriculum links to support students and staff as they focus on wellness.

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Feedback welcome on board Policy 503 – Safe Schools

Posted November 25, 2020

The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public feedback on board Policy 503 – Safe Schools. The deadline to provide feedback is January 19 at 4pm.

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School Council Meeting on Dec 1st at 6:30 pm

Posted November 23, 2020

Our next School Council meeting is on Tuesday, December 1st at 6:30 pm.  It will be a virtual meeting on Google Meet.   Please join us!    Here is the link for the meeting:
Elora PS School Council Meeting

When
Tue 1 Dec 2020 18:30 – 20:00 Eastern Time – Toronto

Joining …

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Important changes on bus cancellation days and inclement weather days in the UGDSB

Posted November 20, 2020

Due to COVID-19 restrictions and protocols, there are changes to bus cancellation and inclement weather days in the Upper Grand District School Board in the 2020-21 school year. 

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Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health letter to the community

Posted November 18, 2020

Dr. Mercer, Medical Officer of Health and CEO at Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has shared a letter with important information for the community regarding COVID-19. 

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November News at Elora PS!

Posted November 16, 2020

Hi Everyone!   Please take some time to review all of the important information in our November newsletter.  Elora November 2020 Newsletter

Letter from the Director: Elementary school staffing and organization

Posted November 11, 2020

This letter is to provide all parents/guardians in the Upper Grand District School Board with information on changes required in our elementary schools following the survey that allowed students to switch between in-person and remote learning. 

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UGUmbrella: The quality of being thankful – this November we celebrate Gratitude

Posted November 2, 2020

The theme for November is Gratitude. Gratitude is the quality of being thankful. It is an essential skill that helps us keep our focus on what we have, instead of what we do not have. This skill is especially important at a time when there are so many restrictions in place at school, home …

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Police Presence in Schools town hall and survey info

Posted October 19, 2020

Please read the following for information on the UGDSB’s Police Presence in Schools virtual town hall and survey.

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Survey to request change between in-person and remote learning (Oct. 14-21)

Posted October 13, 2020

To request a change between in-person and remote learning, elementary parents/guardians must complete the Intent to Change Survey between October 14-21. The deadline to complete the survey is Oct. 21 at 4pm.

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Provide your input: Police presence in UGDSB schools

Posted October 9, 2020

This October, the Upper Grand District School Board is holding a town hall and survey, asking participants for their input regarding the presence of police in UGDSB schools.

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UGDSB launches The Umbrella Project to support mental health and well-being

Posted September 29, 2020

At the Upper Grand District School Board, we value mentally healthy schools, classrooms and work sites. This year, in order to further help support the mental health and well-being of UGDSB students and staff, we are introducing The Umbrella Project to schools and offices.

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Parent Information: Monitoring and Managing COVID-19

Posted September 18, 2020

The UGDSB would like to remind all parents that they have an important role to play in preventing COVID-19 in our schools.

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Terry Fox Family Weekend

Posted September 18, 2020

Once again this year Elora Public School is proud to take part in this year’s 40th Anniversary of Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope. Teachers will be promoting and sharing Terry’s story with the students in the classroom, however with our new restrictions, it makes it difficult for us to participate in a run here …

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New COVID Screening Tool for families and staff

Posted September 17, 2020

The Ministry has released a new online COVID-19 school screening tool.  This tool can be used by parent(s)/guardian(s), students, and employees. https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/

 

Elora PS Virtual School Council Meeting – Sept. 22nd

Posted September 16, 2020

School Council

School Council is an excellent opportunity for parents to become involved in school life.   It is an opportunity to discuss school programs, support the purchase of resources through fundraising, and be an advisory group for the administration and staff at the school.   Anyone can be involved.      We …

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Reminder to parents: Please screen children every day before coming to school

Posted September 11, 2020

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health and the school board would like to remind all parents/guardians that they are to screen their children every day for COVID-19 symptoms, prior to coming to school.

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