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Local Food Club

Posted April 2, 2019

HFFA’s Local Food Club (LFC) offers a local, seasonal, meal-in-a-bag each month, with recipes, cooking and nutrition informations and local supplier listings.  Packs are ordered online by parents, assembled by volunteers and delivered to the school where they are distributed to classrooms by school champions for students to ...

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A Survey to Confirm Interest in and the Feasibility of Establishing an IB Diploma Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin

Posted April 1, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a survey to confirm interest in and the feasibility of establishing an International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin. The IBDP is respected by leading universities across the globe. IB offers an education focused on teaching students to think critically and independently, ...

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Staff Presentation of the 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report

Posted March 29, 2019

The 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on March 19, 2019. This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. It is necessary for staff to monitor the relevance of the Board’s work ...

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IB Survey

Posted March 27, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a survey to confirm interest in and the feasibility of establishing an International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin. The survey is available online from March 28 – April 12, 2019 at www.ugdsb.ca/IBsurvey.  Survey results will be included in a report ...

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Grade 7/8 Guidance Update from Mrs. Kennedy

Posted March 26, 2019

These past two months, students have had the opportunity to continue to explore pathways and buildMyblueprint 1 upon their digital portfolios. Recently, we dedicated some time to setting personal and academic goals, both short and long ...

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Talking About Mental Health

Posted March 26, 2019

Jumpstart your Brain this SpringMi 647_021716022118 Did you know that you can actually boost your brain power and increase your focus, ability to concentrate and your overall sense of wellbeing?   So how do you do this? Feed Your Brain:  Did you know your brain ...

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April 22nd is Earth Day!

Posted March 26, 2019

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” - Albert Einstein Celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd!Picture1 Founded in 1990, Earth Day Canada inspires people of all ages across the country to connect with nature and build resilient communities as well as foster ...

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Students, staff and parents – please take our voluntary Diversity Data Survey

Posted March 22, 2019

From March 22 to April 18, 2019, the Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a system-wide survey, to help the board understand the demographic makeup, diversity and ongoing needs of our student population.

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CELEBRATE EARTH DAY

Posted February 27, 2019

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” - Albert EinsteinEarth Celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd! Founded in 1990, Earth Day Canada inspires people of all ages across the country to connect with nature and build resilient communities as well as foster ...

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Talking About Mental Health

Posted February 27, 2019

Random Acts of KindnessThinkstockPhotos 185819515   Mental Health Fill 276x347 Did you know that there are scientifically proven benefits of being kind! That’s right. Just the act of being kind has been shown to stimulate the same part of the brain as ...

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Parent Council Meeting Cancelled

Posted February 11, 2019

Due to the Weather Watch statement for the area, the Parent Council Meeting scheduled for tonight at 6:30pm is cancelled.  Sorry for any inconvenience.
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