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Letter from the Director: Elementary school staffing and organization

Posted November 11, 2020

This letter is to provide all parents/guardians in the Upper Grand District School Board with information on changes required in our elementary schools following the survey that allowed students to switch between in-person and remote learning. 

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Remembrance Day

Posted November 10, 2020

As per years past, students will be provided with a poppy for Remembrance Day which has been provided by the legion.  All donations can be made using the link below:

https://www.legion.ca/remembrance/the-poppy-campaign/donate-to-the-poppy-fund

Temporary process for reporting absences and lates

Posted November 9, 2020

Please direct any pre-arranged information about student pick up/absences to: [email protected] as well as with their classroom teacher.  Last minute pickups should be communicated via telephone to ensure that the message is received in time.

Wishing Mrs. Graetz all the best in her future endeavours

Posted November 9, 2020

Please join us in saying farewell as Mrs. Graetz had taken a new position at Willow Road Public school.  We wish her all the best in her future endeavours.

UGUmbrella: The quality of being thankful – this November we celebrate Gratitude

Posted November 2, 2020

The theme for November is Gratitude. Gratitude is the quality of being thankful. It is an essential skill that helps us keep our focus on what we have, instead of what we do not have. This skill is especially important at a time when there are so many restrictions in place at school, home …

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Support

Posted November 1, 2020

Holiday season is fast approaching! If you are finding yourself struggling to manage please reach out to our Child and Youth Counsellor, Gayton Fairfield to privately discuss support options. All communication is strictly confidential. She can be reached at: gayton[email protected]

Video Surveillance

Posted October 19, 2020

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 or contact the F.O.I. …

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Police Presence in Schools town hall and survey info

Posted October 19, 2020

Please read the following for information on the UGDSB’s Police Presence in Schools virtual town hall and survey.

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Halloween

Posted October 17, 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians,

With the fall leaves changing colour and the cooler weather beginning, we know that Halloween is on many children’s and adults’ minds.

Although there are some parameters that need to be  followed due to COVID and Public Health guidelines, on October 29th students may wear their costumes to school.

Please carefully consider the …

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MASKS

Posted October 13, 2020

This is a reminder to please remember to wear your masks when you are on school property.  Drop off and pick up can be a very busy time of day and in order to reduce the risk of spreading COVID we ask that you wear a mask.  Thank you in advance.

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