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Well-being Health and Youth (WHY) Surveys

Posted February 2, 2022

During the month of February, Upper Grand District School is collecting information on student health and well-being from youth, parents/guardians/caregivers, 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 …

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Chromebook Return- February 7th, 2022

Posted January 28, 2022

 

Thank you to all of our parents and guardians who helped support student distance learning during our closure period.  We hope the use of the borrowed Chromebook was helpful.  At this time we ask that you please return the borrowed Chromebooks and chargers with your child on Monday, February 7th, 2022 .  Chromebooks are …

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A message from UGDSB Wellness

Posted January 27, 2022

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COVID-19 information for parents/caregivers from Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health

Posted January 27, 2022

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is sharing information with families regarding COVID-19.

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We’re recruiting for a crossing guard at Five Spare Guards Positions

Posted January 26, 2022

Crossing_guardsFive Spare adult school crossing guard positions are vacant. Shifts are scheduled between 7:45 to 9:00 a.m. and 2:45 to 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday (except holidays and P.D. days). Spare guards are paid for a full hour per shift as well as mileage to an …

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School Council~ Harris Mill Newsletter

Posted January 24, 2022

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Notice: Temporary cancellation of bus routes due to bus driver absences 

Posted January 24, 2022

The Transportation Consortium (STWDSTS) that provides student transportation services to the Upper Grand DSB and neighbouring school boards is advising that due to COVID-19, the Omicron variant and isolation requirements, they may experience higher than normal absence rates for school bus drivers. To address bus driver shortages and avoid cancelling bus routes at the last minute in the morning, some bus routes in the UGDSB will be proactively cancelled to free up drivers.

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Family Literacy Day Challenge (A message from the Library)

Posted January 24, 2022

Snowperson In Disguise

Students Dressing for Cold Weather

Posted January 24, 2022

Winter has arrived and the snow is here!  Students are on the playground for 25 minutes in the morning and afternoon recesses, and their comfort is dependent upon dressing for the weather.  We know that fresh air and exercise throughout the day improve learning.  These breaks also provide opportunities for children to develop essential …

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Pick up and Drop off

Posted January 23, 2022

Hello Harris Mill Families,

Student safety is of utmost importance.  Particularly during the cooler weather, there may be an increase in vehicle traffic at the school.  Pick up and drop off continues to be busy times of the day.  For student safety, we ask that only families with kindergarten students use the front of the …

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