News & Announcements

Important information for the summer months

For helpful information over the summer months, please use the links below:

Information about positive COVID-19 case (March 31, 2021)

Posted March 31, 2021

Public Health has notified us that an individual in our school has tested positive for COVID-19. As a result, Public Health has directed one class to self-isolate, as part of its established infection prevention and control measures.

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#UGUmbrella – This April we are looking at Intrinsic Motivation

Posted March 30, 2021

April’s Umbrella Project theme is “Intrinsic Motivation.” For those who are unsure exactly what that means, intrinsic motivation is the act of doing something without an external reward.  

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Environmental Newsletter

Posted March 27, 2021

Environmental Newsletter

Mental Health Newsletter

Posted March 27, 2021

MH Newsletter

Information about elementary graduation celebrations

Posted March 26, 2021

Due to on-going COVID-19 restrictions around large gatherings and physical distancing, UGDSB elementary schools will not be able to hold traditional in-person graduation ceremonies this spring. This includes both indoor and outdoor ceremonies. 

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Picture Day is Coming Soon!

Posted March 26, 2021

Picture Day is coming to Harris Mill on April 6th, 2021.  Please see attached details. Harris_MillProof

Recommended reading in Indigenous education and knowledge

Posted March 25, 2021

This year, Upper Grand DSB board and school staff groups have continued organizing and participating in book studies, focusing on furthering learning in anti-racism and anti-oppression. Here are some ideas for recommended reading in Indigenous education and knowledge.

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Policy feedback opportunity: Indigenous Education

Posted March 24, 2021

The following new draft policy has been released for public consultation, and feedback from the public is welcome on the draft documents: Policy 519 – Indigenous Education (First Nations, Métis, Inuit).

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Walking on and off School Property

Posted March 21, 2021

Hello Harris Mill Families, Please help us to keep the parking lot safe by not crossing in front of the busses and reminding students to walk their bikes or scooters off of the school property on the grass.  The beginning and end of the day are busy ...

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Final review of elementary waitlist on April 1, 2021

Posted March 12, 2021

March 12, 2021 The Upper Grand District School Board will conduct one final review of the waitlist for families wishing to switch between the Elementary Remote School and in-person learning on April 1, 2021. After April 1, students will be required to remain in their current ...

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