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January Wellness Newsletter

Posted January 7, 2022

Empathy Jan 2022

Province directs schools to shift to remote learning from January 5-17, 2022

Posted January 3, 2022

On Monday January 3, 2022, the provincial government announced that all Ontario schools will shift to remote learning from January 5 to at least January 17, 2022. Please read on for important information for families in the UGDSB.

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January 2022 Chromebook Request

Posted January 3, 2022

Please complete the following Chromebook Request Form only if you do not currently have a device that can be used at home. For those requiring a device, we will be prioritizing one device per family. Should you require technology, please complete this form even if you have already communicated this information to …

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Resumption of school delayed until Wednesday January 5, 2022 

Posted December 30, 2021

Today, the province of Ontario announced that the resumption of school will be delayed following the winter break. All schools will resume classes on Wednesday January 5, 2022.  There will be no classes on Monday January 3 or Tuesday January 4. This direction is for all students including those enrolled in the elementary or secondary remote programs and for those in our special education self-contained classrooms.  

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Notification of Positive Case

Posted December 24, 2021

December 24, 2021

Dear Harris Mill Families,

We are writing to share the information received from Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) about cases of COVID-19 in our community. 

 WDGPH has confirmed a positive COVID-19 case at Harris Mill Public School.   While the individual …

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Letter to parents/guardians: Information for the winter break

Posted December 15, 2021

December 15, 2021

Dear parents and guardians,

Thank you for your ongoing efforts that have made for a successful first four months of school, and for adhering to public health and safety measures that have ensured schools remain a safe place for our students and staff.

We understand that there may be challenges as the winter …

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Message from School Coucil re: Lunch Programs and Volunteer Opportunities

Posted December 14, 2021

School Council is excited to announce that elementary schools can proceed with lunch programs that include food delivery to school!Having the choice of Pizza Day or Lunch Lady options, for example, would be great to relieve the worry of what to put in packed lunches all week!We are able to …

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Information from the province on student rapid antigen testing over the winter break

Posted December 10, 2021

On behalf of the Government of Ontario, the Upper Grand District School Board is distributing take-home rapid antigen screening kits to every elementary and secondary student who chooses to participate. Kits will be distributed prior to the winter break.

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UGDSB Kindergarten Registration starts in January – here is what families need to know

Posted December 9, 2021

Kindergarten registration for the Upper Grand District School Board is fast approaching. Registration for new UGDSB Junior Kindergarten (JK) and Senior Kindergarten (SK) students for September 2022 will take place between January 4-21, 2022.

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Welcome to Harris Mill Kiley Burchat!

Posted December 6, 2021

Ms. Burchat has been hired for the grade 3/4 LTO position.  Please join me in welcoming her to our Harris Mill community.

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