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Talking About Mental Health

Posted November 23, 2018

GIVE THE GIFT OF RESILIENCY Daisy Flower In The Desert   As we head through December and towards the holidays, it is important to be aware that this can be a very exciting time of year, but for some it is also a difficult time

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DECEMBER 10th is HUMAN RIGHTS DAY!

Posted November 23, 2018

Humanrights““You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” —Jane Goodall Celebrate Human Rights Day on December

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Introducing Your Grade 7/8 Guidance Counsellor

Posted November 22, 2018

Myblueprint 1My name is Christine Kennedy and I am assigned to your child’s school as a Grade 7/8 Guidance Counsellor. I currently work alongside Grade 7 and 8 Teachers, as well as high school staff in

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Kindergarten Registration for September 2019 is Just Around the Corner

Posted November 2, 2018

Kindergarten RegistrationThe UGDSB will be hosting information evenings to share information about our online registration process, the Kindergarten Program, and our Before and After School Programs for both English and French Immersion JK and as well as new SK students. Parents

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Public Health Information

Posted October 24, 2018

  Information from Public HealthPublichealth We’re talking about weed – new cannabis information campaign launched! Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has launched a cannabis information campaign to provide youth and adults with information about the health effects of cannabis use, ways to reduce health risks, and links

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Talking About Mental Health

Posted October 23, 2018

Nature and Mental Health 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.

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BUY NOTHING DAY!

Posted October 23, 2018

BarcodeDon’t buy, give. “No one has ever become poor by giving”, Anne Frank Celebrate Buy Nothing Day on November 23rd! Buy Nothing Day is an awareness day highlighting society’s habit of buying too many things. It is a day for society to

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Video Surveillance

Posted October 11, 2018

Over the summer, 11 video cameras were installed here at Glenbrook.  These cameras are now active.     From the UGDSB policy statement: "Video surveillance can promote a secure environment while upholding the essential and legislated rights of privacy of individuals. Video surveillance is only one

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COMFORT CLOSET

Posted October 3, 2018

Glenbrook Elementary School Comfort ClosetCover Donation 1519661704704 What is it? Today we are launching a new project to help our school community and we need your help.  Glenbrook, as a school, is filled with incredible families with various needs. Our goal, as a community,

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FCC Drive Away Hunger Food Drive

Posted October 3, 2018

FCC Drive Away Hunger Food Drive. Pick up will be at Glenbrook on Oct 10th. Below are the items that they are in the most need of (but obviously will take whatever people are willing to donate). Thank you ahead of time for your donations!

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Letter to Parents

Posted October 2, 2018

Dear parents and guardians, The Upper Grand District School Board has been testing for lead in school drinking water since 2007. New provincial testing requirements came into effect July 2017, which increase the amount of sampling that is required. The Ontario drinking water quality standard for lead is 10 micrograms per

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