News & Announcements

OSSTF update: Dec. 11 strikes in some Ontario school boards (not UGDSB)

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that on Wednesday Dec. 11, OSSTF teachers and education workers in some school boards will take part in a one-day, full withdrawal of services in selected locations across Ontario: http://www.osstf.on.ca/news/mr-dec-06-2019.aspx

The Upper Grand District School Board is not listed as one of the school boards that will be included in the Dec. 11 OSSTF job action. 

Please continue to check www.ugdsb.ca/labour for updates.

Please join us in welcoming Ms. Buckley!

Posted December 1, 2019

Please join us in welcoming Ms. Buckley who has been hired for the Grade 4 French Immersion long term occasional position.  Ms. Buckley looks forward to getting to know the students here at Harris Mill and the Rockwood community.

UGDSB Inclement Weather -Communication Channels and Reminders

Posted November 21, 2019

BUS CANCELLATIONS:

 The decision to cancel buses is made by the Transportation Consortium (STWDSTS) in consultation with the bus operators.

 STWDSTS posts bus cancellation info on its website by 6:30am, www.stwdsts.ca

 The school board does not make the decision to cancel buses. The school board does ...

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Do you have a child starting JK or SK in September 2020?

Posted November 19, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is hosting four Kindergarten registration INFORMATION nights in November and December 2019.

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Important information regarding WHY Survey – a joint survey between UGDSB and WDG Public Health

Posted November 8, 2019

This year Upper Grand District School Board and Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health are collecting information on student health and well-being from youth, parents and school staff. The Well-Being and Health Youth Surveys are designed to help us understand how well we are doing creating safe, welcoming, and inclusive environments in our schools. It also provides important information about the physical and mental health of youth in our area. 

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Remembrance Day

Posted November 5, 2019

Veterans Week 2019   Every year on November the 11th, the Harris Mill Community pauses not only with our fellow Canadians, but with a global community the recognizes the importance of remembering the times the world was at war, and the Canadians who gave of ...

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Sixth Annual Storybook Pumpkin Patch

Posted November 2, 2019

Dear Families:  Thank you so much for your participation in our Sixth Annual Storybook Pumpkin Patch.  Our students and staff were extremely impressed with your creativity and effort!  While it was very difficult to ...

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Books for Bahamas

Posted November 2, 2019

Books for Bahamas A huge thank you to Harris Mill families for your generous donations to our “Books for Bahamas” book drive.  In just two weeks, we collected almost 2,000 books to fill 22 large boxes.  Your donations will be sent to school libraries in the Bahamas that ...

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October 31st, 2019

Posted October 29, 2019

Dear Parents/Guardians, On Wednesday, October 31, our school and classes will participate in a costume parade and class parties to celebrate Halloween. On this day, students may come to school in costume. We do encourage you to send costume accessories in a labelled bag, and please ...

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Food Guidelines 2019

Posted October 22, 2019

While bringing in food for special events and celebrations is a great way to create a positive atmosphere it comes with risks for our students with life threatening food allergies.  In order to minimize the  health risks for some students we would ask that families follow these ...

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Pyjama Day Tomorrow

Posted October 17, 2019

Don't forget, tomorrow is our Pyjama Day. Show your Harris Mill spirit by wearing your PJ's!

Surveillance Cameras

Posted October 16, 2019

Harris Mill Public School is monitored by 24 hour video surveillance. Security cameras are in operation for the safety of the students, staff and the school community and for the protection of the Upper Grand District School Board property. For additional information please contact the Principal (519-856-0309) of the school ...

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Job action and labour updates: Information for parents/guardians 

Posted October 3, 2019

Parents/guardians are encouraged to visit www.ugdsb.ca/labour for on-going updates from the school board regarding provincial job action. 

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Talking About Mental Health

Posted October 1, 2019

Talking About Mental Health October 2019

International Walk to School Day

Posted October 1, 2019

Walk To School Walk to School Day is Wednesday, October 2. If you typically drive your child to school, consider walking, biking, or scootering instead. Or, park a few blocks away and walk the rest. Active transportation is good for our hearts and ...

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School Council- Oct 2019

Posted October 1, 2019

Council Meeting Agenda Oct 2019 (3)
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