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NEW DATE: JK Registration & French Immersion On-Time Application Window

Posted January 10, 2020

The French Immersion on-time application deadline has been extended to Monday January 20, 2020, at 4 p.m.

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How we talk about food matters

Posted January 10, 2020

Information from Public Health: How we talk about food matters How many times has your child heard “candy is bad for you”. Labelling foods as bad can cause children to feel guilt or shame after eating and enjoying these foods. Instead, help your child understand that all food can fit into a ...

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Information from Public Health

Posted January 10, 2020

Information from Public Health:   Protect you and your family from cold and flu viruses: Wash handsoften with soap and water. Carry an alcohol-based hand rub in your purse and car to use if soap and water are not available. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth. Germs spread this ...

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Posted January 9, 2020

Kindergarten Registration begins January 7th, 2020.

Posted January 6, 2020

Registration for new UGDSB JK and SK students for September 2020 will take place at your child’s home school from January 7-17, 2020.

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Happy Holidays!

Posted December 20, 2019

Wishing you all a happy and safe holiday with family and friends.  See you in 2020! Image result for happy holidays"

Message from School Council- Raffle Winner!

Posted December 20, 2019

Congratulations to Michelle M who won our Leaf ticket raffle!  Thank you very much to everyone who bought tickets for their support, and thank you to our prize sponsors and our community for helping with ticket sales. - École Harris Mill School Council

North Pole Gala- Dec 17th

Posted December 10, 2019

North Pole Gallery Of Fine Art (1)

Please join us in welcoming Ms. Buckley!

Posted December 1, 2019

Please join us in welcoming Ms. Buckley who has been hired for the Grade 4 French Immersion long term occasional position.  Ms. Buckley looks forward to getting to know the students here at Harris Mill and the Rockwood community.

UGDSB Inclement Weather -Communication Channels and Reminders

Posted November 21, 2019

BUS CANCELLATIONS:

 The decision to cancel buses is made by the Transportation Consortium (STWDSTS) in consultation with the bus operators.

 STWDSTS posts bus cancellation info on its website by 6:30am, www.stwdsts.ca

 The school board does not make the decision to cancel buses. The school board does ...

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Do you have a child starting JK or SK in September 2020?

Posted November 19, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is hosting four Kindergarten registration INFORMATION nights in November and December 2019.

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Important information regarding WHY Survey – a joint survey between UGDSB and WDG Public Health

Posted November 8, 2019

This year Upper Grand District School Board and Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health are collecting information on student health and well-being from youth, parents 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 about the physical and mental health of youth in our area. 

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Remembrance Day

Posted November 5, 2019

Veterans Week 2019   Every year on November the 11th, the Harris Mill Community pauses not only with our fellow Canadians, but with a global community the recognizes the importance of remembering the times the world was at war, and the Canadians who gave of ...

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Sixth Annual Storybook Pumpkin Patch

Posted November 2, 2019

Dear Families:  Thank you so much for your participation in our Sixth Annual Storybook Pumpkin Patch.  Our students and staff were extremely impressed with your creativity and effort!  While it was very difficult to ...

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Books for Bahamas

Posted November 2, 2019

Books for Bahamas A huge thank you to Harris Mill families for your generous donations to our “Books for Bahamas” book drive.  In just two weeks, we collected almost 2,000 books to fill 22 large boxes.  Your donations will be sent to school libraries in the Bahamas that ...

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