News & Announcements

Remember to screen daily for symptoms before leaving for school

For school operations and health and safety information, please use the links below:

Daily self-reported COVID cases at our school

Due to the continued prevalence of COVID-19 during the sixth wave, we will be providing  a regular report of positive COVID-19 cases that were self-reported* to the school. *Public health officials no longer inform schools of positive cases. We will aim to provide this additional layer of reporting for a short time period to respond to increasing case counts in our communities.

The information will be shared on the school website on this post, which will be updated daily (Monday-Friday, holidays excluded). 

We recognize that because schools and the school board are no longer receiving reports from public health officials when there is a positive case, and because self-reporting to the school is voluntary, the number of cases reported on the school website will not be an accurate reflection of the amount of COVID in the community.  

Should you wish to self-report a positive COVID case to the school for your child(ren), please do so by contacting the school’s main office.

Self-reported cases

  • Date updated: June 20, 2022
  • Number of cases that were self-reported to the school on this date: 2

Daily School Absence Reporting

The UGDSB continues to report school absences on a daily basis, which allows us to monitor trends in absenteeism rates and gives us a better sense of the impact of COVID-19 on schools. 

You can view the daily absences for our school, and see if our school goes above the 30% absenteeism threshold, here: 

Harris Mill School Council Newsletter

Posted June 24, 2022

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Freezie Fundraiser

Posted June 15, 2022

Please see the attached flyer for the Freezie Fundraiser!! Freezie Friday 

Elementary report cards available for download starting next week

Posted June 14, 2022

The UGDSB is continuing to use the online report card system for the 2021-22 school year.

If you previously accessed our Electronic Report Card system this year, no action is required at this time. If your email address has changed, please contact your school office coordinator.

Read more about Elementary report cards available for download starting next week »

Junior Track & Field at Harris Mill Postponed to June 8th

Posted June 6, 2022

Due to the weather forecast, the Harris Mill Junior Track and Field day will be postponed until Wednesday, June 8th. A reminder for students to bring sunscreen, a water bottle and a hat!

Junior Track and Field at Harris Mill PS

Posted June 1, 2022

Our Jr Track and Field will be held here at Harris Mill PS on Tuesday, June 7 (rain date June 8). Be sure to have sunscreen, a water bottle, and a hat! City Track and Field will take place at the U of G on June 16 at U of G ...

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Sun Safety

Posted June 1, 2022

During a typical school day, children spend a considerable amount of time outside. We have two recesses and often have outdoor Gym, Daily Physical Activity and other activities. With the summer sunshine, we remind parents of some sun-safe practices and encourage you to: Help your child apply sunscreen and lip balm ...

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Additional Information on the Blacklegged Tick and Lyme Disease

Posted May 31, 2022

Blacklegged Tick and Lyme Disease

Registration Info: Elementary Remote Program 2022/2023

Posted May 30, 2022

Registration for the 2022-23 Elementary Remote Program in the UGDSB is open from Monday May 30 to Friday June 10.

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Freezie Fundraiser

Posted May 27, 2022

Summer is coming and that means warm nights, sunny days and FREEZIES! We're excited to offer a Flash Freezie Fundraiser this THURSDAY June 2nd. Order online by Wednesday June 1st, and a jumbo freezie will be delivered to your student at break on Thursday.

The 2022 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved

Posted May 25, 2022

The 2022 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved at the Board Meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board on May 24, 2022. 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 plan priorities. The LTAP review report also provides the status of the 5-year work plan priorities identified for 2018-2022.

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