News & Announcements

Information about remote learning, COVID-19 updates

The province has directed all schools to participate in remote learning following the April Break. For more information, please click here. 

All UGDSB schools to remain in remote learning following Spring Break

Posted April 12, 2021

On Monday April 12, 2021, the provincial government announced that all Ontario schools would participate in remote learning following the April Break.

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Flag Lowered

Posted April 9, 2021

Death of His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh

Our flag will be lowered  from now until sunset on the day of the funeral and memorial service (to be determined) of His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, who passed away on April 9, 2021.

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Hyland Heights News for April 9th

Posted April 9, 2021

Good evening Parents and Guardians,  We want to say thank you to all our students and families who are following all the COVID safety protocols including: wearing masks, maintaining distance, completing the daily self-screening tool, and the list goes on.  We know that the pandemic has been ...

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Coming soon……Hawks Community Cookbook!

Posted April 8, 2021

CookbookComing soon.... We are excited to introduce our upcoming project. School Council is asking you to join us in coming together as a community, virtually. We miss you and we want to connect. So please get ready to share your love of food and family to ...

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Information on 2nd COVID Case April 6th, 2021

Posted April 7, 2021

Please read the attached document. Thank you. WDGPH Memo For Schools_COVID 19 Outbreak Declared_April 2021

Graduation Shirts Available for Order

Posted April 7, 2021

Grad shirts are now available for order.  Order yours at http://www.hhesgrads.deco-apparel.com/ Grads_HHES2021

Remote Learning Update

Posted April 6, 2021

 April 6, 2021 Dear Parents/Guardians, As students will be shifting to remote learning on Wednesday, we wanted to provide you with some additional information about what this week will look like for students learning at home. On Wednesday, teachers moving from in-person to remote will focus on connecting ...

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Chromebook Tech Requests

Posted April 5, 2021

Dear Hyland Heights Families,  As you have likely heard by now, Upper Grand schools have been directed by WDG Public Health to move to remote learning beginning this Wednesday, April 7th, 2021. https://www.ugdsb.ca/hylandheights/2021/04/05/all-ugdsb-schools-directed-to-shift-to-remote-learning-effective-wed-april-7/ Hyland Hawks students will be able to attend school as usual ...

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All UGDSB schools directed to shift to remote learning effective Wed. April 7

Posted April 5, 2021

The UGDSB has been notified by Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health that Public Health’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Nicola Mercer, will issue an Order, directing all schools within the WDG region to shift to remote learning effective Wednesday April 7, 2021.

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Important: Please Read

Posted April 3, 2021

Dear Parents/Guardians,

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.

If you have questions, please visit the “For Schools” section of ...

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Hyland Heights News for April 1st

Posted April 1, 2021

Good evening Parents and Guardians, We have had another great week here at Hyland Heights. Everyone looked good in blue today as we recognized and raised awareness about Autism. Our spirit days continue throughout the month of April: Friday April 9- Mismatched Day, wear strange patterns together, or mismatched socks! Friday April 23- ...

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Grad Photo Proofs have arrived

Posted March 30, 2021

Graduation Photo Proofs have arrived!  They are being sent home with students.  Please make sure to order your photos online.  Please do not send payments into the school.  You can order grad photos by visiting https://my.lifetouch.ca/mylifetouch/#/   

#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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Hyland Heights New for March 26th

Posted March 26, 2021

Good evening Parents & Guardians,  We have had another good week here at Hyland Heights. Everyone looked great in purple today as we recognized and raised awareness about Epilepsy. Earlier this week, we were treated to some really wacky socks as we recognized World Down Syndrome Day.  ...

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SPIRIT DAYS FOR APRIL

Posted March 26, 2021

Autism Thursday April 1- Wear Blue in support of World Autism Day Images (1) Friday April 9- Mismatched Day, wear strange patterns together, or ...

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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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Earth Day

Posted March 25, 2021

Please read the attached flyer about Earth Day on April 22, 2021.  Environmental Newsletter Insert April 2021

Mental Health Newsletter for April

Posted March 25, 2021

Talking About Mental Health:  Intrinsic Motivation April 2021 This month’s Umbrella Theme is Intrinsic Motivation.  So what is that? It is when we can do something, enjoy something, complete something – and feel good about ourselves and our accomplishments. It’s about not needing anything external to make you feel better – ...

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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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Hyland Heights News for March 19th, 2021

Posted March 23, 2021

Good evening Parents & Guardians,  We have had another good week here at Hyland Heights. Everyone looked great in green this week.  Our spirit days continue throughout the month of March:  -Rock Your Socks Day in recognition of World Down Syndrome Day- March 22nd ...

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Word of Mouth Monologue Competition for Dufferin Youth

Posted March 17, 2021

The Word of Mouth Monologue Competition is open for Dufferin County youth aged 8-17! Choose a monologue, record your performance and submit it for your chance to win $1,000! It's an amazing way to ...

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Late March Parent Workshops

Posted March 15, 2021

Thumbnail_image001       Please find attached more information about additional parent workshops in March.  Late March Workshops 2021

Hyland Heights News for March 12th

Posted March 12, 2021

Good evening Parents & Guardians, 

We have had another good week here at Hyland Heights. Everyone looked ready for summer in their Hawaiian shirts and floral leis today.

Mr. Palmer’s class is raising awareness for causes important to them. Topics include epilepsy, adoption, the farmers protest in India, and ...

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Students at Hyland Heights ES raise awareness for causes important to them 

Posted March 12, 2021

Grade 7 and 8 students have embarked on a class project to raise awareness for four causes they hold close to their hearts.  

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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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One year of COVID, taking time to reflect and heal

Posted March 11, 2021

The Canadian Mental Health Association of Waterloo-Wellington has prepared resources for educational staff, students and families, which focus on acknowledging the losses experienced due to the COVID-19 pandemic, while making space for gratitude and hope.

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Flag Lowered

Posted March 9, 2021

On March 11th our flag will be lowered. This marks one year from the day that COVID-19 was first declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11, 2020.

Water Bottles for a Cause!

Posted March 9, 2021

Our grade 7/8 students in Mr. Palmer's class have been working hard on a special media project.  They have picked causes close to their hearts and designed water bottles to raise awareness to help support the causes.  To help our students spread awareness, please order your water bottle from town ...

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Hyland Heights News for March 5th

Posted March 5, 2021

Parents & Guardians, Good evening, it’s been another fantastic week here at Hyland Heights. Today was Hawks spirit day. There are other spirit days during the month of March including: -Hawaiian Shirt Day- March 12th -Green Day or Leprechaun Day- March 17th -Rock Your Socks Day in recognition of World Down Syndrome Day- March ...

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