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School Operations, Health and Safety Information

For important school operations and health and safety information, please use the links below:

UGDSB Ventilation Report

The UGDSB is continuing its work optimizing air quality in classrooms and learning environments through improving ventilation and filtration. Upgrades to ventilation and filtration systems began in the 2020-21 school year and will continue for the 2021-22 school year.

The UGDSB has received funding from the Provincial Government and Federal Government to allow the board to continue its work in optimizing ventilation and air quality in UGDSB schools and meet the provincial requirements for ventilation measures in schools. The UGDSB is also making investments in schools to go above and beyond the provincial requirements, as another layer of the protective strategies the board is utilizing to keep UGDSB learning and working spaces safe for students and staff.

Visit UGDSB Ventilation Report page for full details. 

 

Emergency Staff Needed

Posted October 21, 2021

Supply Lunch & Yard Supervisors Needed for the  2021/2022 School Year  If you love working with wonderful children, who are enthusiastic, fun and engaging, Hyland Heights ES wants you as a Lunchroom/Yard Supervisor. We have an urgent need for supplies while our regular staff are away. We ...

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Bus Behaviour: Bussed Students Only

Posted October 18, 2021

Good afternoon Parents & Guardians of Bus Students, We are looking for some help. We have received a number of complaints about student behaviour on the bus. We have been following up with the bus drivers, talking to children on an individual basis, boarding the bus and ...

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Holiday Hamper Program

Posted October 18, 2021

Traditionally at this time of year Hyland Heights would be having its annual toy or food drive in support of the Shelburne Hamper Program.  This program provides toys and food to families in need throughout our North Dufferin community.  As you can imagine, the need in our community ...

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Hyland Heights News for October 15th

Posted October 15, 2021

Good evening,  We have a good week here at Hyland Heights. Today it was neat to see all of our kids in their school colours and/or spirit wear. We let our Hawk Pride shine bright! School Photo Retake Day will be on Wednesday November 3, 2021.  ...

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Hyland Heights News for October 8th

Posted October 15, 2021

Good evening,

It was another great week here at Hyland Heights. Thank you to all of our families who supported the Terry Fox Run. We raised close to $800.

We invite you to check out our school website: https://www.ugdsb.ca/hylandheights/ . You can find helpful information ...

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Photo Re-Take Day

Posted October 14, 2021

Retake Day School Photo Retake Day will be on Wednesday November 3, 2021.  All students that were absent on our original photo day will have an opportunity to have their photo taken.  If your child has already had a photo taken and you ...

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Hyland Heights News for October 1, 2021

Posted October 1, 2021

Good Evening Parents & Guardians, It’s been a busy week here at Hyland Heights. Yesterday marked the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. But in our community and school, Truth must be told and Reconciliation must be worked for every day. Institutions need to be ...

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Dufferin Parent Support Network- October Workshops

Posted September 30, 2021

Dufferin Parent Support Please see the flyer for some Parent workshops for the month of October.  October Workshops

First & Gordan is a 4 Way Stop

Posted September 27, 2021

Just a friendly reminder that our crossing guards are here to keep us safe. Drivers, please remember that First & Gordan is a 4 way stop. Please stop and wait your turn to ensure everyone is able to cross safely. Thank you

Truth and Reconciliation Week Sept. 27- Oct. 1

Posted September 27, 2021

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Every year on September 30th, people across Canada wear orange and participate in Orange Shirt Day events to recognize and raise awareness about the history and legacies of the residential school system in Canada. Orange ...

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Connecting to your School

Posted September 27, 2021

Are you new to Canada?  Do your children attend HHES?  Please join the SWIS to learn how to navigate our website, school cash online and much more!  SWIS ConnectingToYourSchool UGDSB2021 (4)

UG Umbrella Project is Back

Posted September 27, 2021

The UG Umbrella project focuses on taking care of our mental health.  Each month focuses on something different.  Please view the attached for the Month of October. October Wellness Works_ Umbrella Project And Growing

October 6 is Walk to School Day

Posted September 27, 2021

October 2 is walk to school day.  Please find the details attached in this month's environmental newsletter! Environmental October

Mid Week News & Reminders from Hyland Heights

Posted September 21, 2021

Good evening,  A few reminders as we head into the rest of our week: -Tomorrow, Wednesday September 22/21 is Picture Day! Bring your smile. -Our Terry Fox run is this Friday, September 24th. Please bring a toonie if you are able.  -Meet the Teacher ...

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Hyland Heights News for September 17, 2021

Posted September 17, 2021

Good evening, It was another good and busy week here at Hyland Heights.  All students with the exception of kindergartens were moved late this afternoon to their new classrooms. As communicated previously, all students who are affected by our school reorganization have received a letter. Please ...

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Important Information About School Reorganization at Hyland Heights

Posted September 15, 2021

Dear Parents/Guardians,

As mentioned in earlier communications, schools are subject to changes in class structures and/or staffing based on confirmed enrolment numbers following the start of school. Schools are staffed initially based on enrollment numbers and projections submitted the previous school year in the spring .

In our case, ...

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Terry Fox Run

Posted September 13, 2021

Terry Fox Hi everyone,  our school wide event will take place this year on FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 24. Please mark your calendars. Fundraising- we encourage those who are able or interested to bring in a Toonie for Terry! Please keep in mind our school wide ...

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School Photo Day!

Posted September 13, 2021

3_school Photo DayMark Your Calendar!  School Photo Day is Wednesday September 22, 2021!  Bring your smile!

News From Hyland Heights for September 10th

Posted September 10, 2021

Good evening, It was a great week here at Hyland. We were happy to welcome our new and returning Hawks back to school.  We have a few reminders for next week: If your child is late in the morning, they must go ...

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Grade 7&8 Vaccinations

Posted September 8, 2021

Information was sent home today about a vaccination clinic to be held on October 7, 2021 for grade 7 and 8 students who do need vaccinations for: *Meningococcal disease *Hepatitis B *Human Papillomavirus Permission forms need to be returned to the school by September 17, 2021. If you have any questions please call Dufferin-Wellington ...

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A Smooth Start at Hyland & Some Reminders For Tomorrow

Posted September 7, 2021

Good evening, It was an exciting day here at Hyland Heights! We were so happy to welcome new and returning students back to our school.  We had a smooth start. Thank you to all of the families who helped prepare their children for today. Our students ...

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Revised First Day and Start Up Procedures

Posted September 2, 2021

REVISED HHES Parent Info Startup For Website Hi Families, Due to new Public Health protocols, we have had to revise our start up and first day procedures. The changes have been highlighted in yellow for your convenience. See you Tuesday Hawks!  

Important Life Threatening Allergy Information for All Families

Posted September 2, 2021

September 2021  Dear Parents & Guardians,  We have children in our school with potentially life-threatening (allergy/allergies) to peanuts, shellfish, fish, seafood, tapioca, kiwi, all nuts and tree nuts called anaphylaxis (ana-fill-axis). This is a medical condition that causes a severe reaction to ...

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School Organizations

Posted September 2, 2021

September 2021 Message from the Human Resources Department, Upper Grand District School Board Re: School Organizations Schools have built class lists based on their tentative organizations. Changes may be necessary at your child(ren)’s school in order that our Board remain compliant with Ministry parameters (see below). Any changes would be implemented by Monday, September 20th. Principals ...

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Please Return School ChromeBooks

Posted September 1, 2021

Good evening, If you have a school Chromebook please be sure to return it on the first day of school with your child. We will be having a staff member check in with each student who borrowed one last spring whether they were registered in person or remote. For those students who are ...

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Erin Oakes Update for the 21/22 School Year

Posted September 1, 2021

School Board Letter August 30 2021.docx Please click on the above link for information from Erin Oakes. The organization that provides OT, PT, and speech therapy to our school.

HHES Information for Start Up/ First Day Procedures 21/22

Posted August 31, 2021

HHES Parent Info Startup For Website Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year! We are looking forward to welcoming all of our new and returning students back to HHES this September! As you are aware, the Upper Grand District School Board has put extensive plans in place for the school year.  Our school ...

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Kiss and Ride

Posted August 30, 2021

KISS & RIDE WILL BE IN EFFECT FOR SEPTEMBER 10th, 2020 This year at Hyland Heights, we will continue to use our Kiss & Ride for easier pick-up and drop off.  Please see the map below and follow the signs/markings when you arrive in the morning and end of day.  The ...

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New to School? Registration Process At Hyland Heights

Posted August 27, 2021

We are excited to welcome all of our students back to school, especially students who are brand new to Hyland Heights.  You might be wondering how you register here at Hyland Heights. The official registration day in the UGDSB is August 31, 2021 from 1-4pm. However, please ...

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School Accident Insurance

Posted August 25, 2021

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