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Strengths to Grow Research Study

Posted February 6, 2023

Parents and guardians of elementary school children are invited to participate in the Strengths to Grow research study. This brief study is entirely online and can be completed at any time. Participants will complete two 10-minute surveys and the 30-minute Strengths to Grow program which helps parents identify and develop their child’s unique strengths. Every participant receives …

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School Spirit Wear Orders

Posted January 30, 2023

Huskies spirit wear is available to order online from Marchants from January 30th to February 10th at https://www.schoolwear.ca/FAH/.  Spirit wear will be delivered to the school and sent home with students.  Please contact the school at (519) 836-0080, extension 0, for alternate pickup arrangements (i.e., family prefers to pick up at the school, items …

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Provide Your Input on the 2023-2024 School Year Calendar

Posted January 26, 2023

Planning for the next school year has begun and the Upper Grand District School Board is seeking
feedback on the proposed 2023-2024 school year calendars. Each year, the UGDSB’s School Year Calendar Committee submits draft calendars for the upcoming school year to the Ministry. Once approved, these calendars are posted online and outline the school …

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Parent Learning Series: Digital Intelligence and Well-Being

Posted January 18, 2023

The Priory Park School Council is offering a parent evening on February 22nd at 6:30p.m. with Chris Vollum. Fred A. Hamilton families are invited to join in the learning.  The presentation is about how to support kids as they tackle online stress, anxiety and well-being related to the content they consume, create …

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School Crossing Guard Shortages

Posted January 17, 2023

The City is experiencing a shortage of crossing guards and are currently struggling to cover all locations. They are doing their best to fill these gaps; however, the program may have unforeseen vacancies due to guards calling in for same-day coverage. 

The priority is to cover the no-control intersections first. Control …

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Please Join the Retro Night Fun on January 26th!

Posted January 16, 2023

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Registration for the 2023-2024 UGDSB Remote Program

Posted January 12, 2023

The Upper Grand District School Board is looking forward to continuing to offer the Erin Public School Remote Program for the 2023-2024 school year. This program is an option for elementary students only. While we believe that in-person learning best supports students, we recognize that some families may want their child to learn remotely, due to their unique circumstances. The decision families make about remote learning vs. in-person learning for 2023-2024 will be for the entire school year, as movement between learning modes during the school year can cause disruptions for students, families, and classrooms.

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Human Trafficking Webinar for Parents

Posted January 10, 2023

 

Please join Women In Crisis Educator Cindy McMann and Jaseth Purcell, Human Trafficking Counsellor for an informative webinar which will provide information to parents and guardians about human trafficking: what it is, how traffickers operate, red flags and risk factors and ways to talk about this issue with young people.  January 31 …

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Report Bullying

Posted January 10, 2023

We take all incidents of bullying seriously. If your child is the victim of bullying or sees bullying behaviour at school, please encourage them to speak with someone at school or use the board’s online reporting tool. Report Bullying gives students and parents 24/7 access for reporting bullying. You don’t have to …

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Soirée d’Hiver Postponed to Monday

Posted December 15, 2022

Due to ongoing inclement weather, all community use in the UGDSB has been cancelled for this evening.  The Soirée d’Hiver scheduled for this evening has been postponed to Monday, December 19, 2022 from 5:00-7:00 p.m.  Pizza orders will be available on Monday evening.  Thank you for your understanding.

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