News & Announcements

Important information regarding Reopening Schools, COVID-19 and more

Please click the links below for information on reopening schools in fall 2020 and supports for students and families: 

Environmental Newsletter

Posted September 29, 2020

Please find attached the October Environmental Newsletter.   Environmental Newsletter Insert Oct 2020

Back to School Mental Health

Posted September 29, 2020

MENTALLY HEALTHY RETURN TO SCHOOL Welcome back! Whether remote learning or in-building learning, we are all facing a very different return to school. At UGDSB we have committed to ensuring a welcoming, safe and mentally healthy return to school. Although we don’t know exactly what the next months will look like ...

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UGDSB launches The Umbrella Project to support mental health and well-being

Posted September 29, 2020

At the Upper Grand District School Board, we value mentally healthy schools, classrooms and work sites. This year, in order to further help support the mental health and well-being of UGDSB students and staff, we are introducing The Umbrella Project to schools and offices.

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Reminders & Annoucements

Posted September 25, 2020

We’ve had a great first full week school with all of our students here.

We have a few reminders and announcements as we head into the weekend.

As per Public Health guidelines, please wear a mask if you are on school property dropping off or picking up your child. ...

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COMPASS RUN

Posted September 25, 2020

CompassRunThe Compass Run for Food 5K school challenge is going ahead! The format will look a little different this year.  Classes that participate will run or walk the 5K School Challenge with their class/cohort during a school day. Registration: Compass Run Registration 2020 10 ...

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Rowan’s Law Day Sept. 30th

Posted September 25, 2020

Alexandria Minor Hockey Association : Powered by GOALLINE Rowan's Law was passed by the Ontario Government in 2018.  It is named in memory of Rowan Stringer who tragically died in 2013 of multiple concussions.  Knowing how to recognize the signs and symptoms of a concussion, saves ...

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Terry Fox Run 2020

Posted September 25, 2020

Terry Fox remembered on 35th anniversary of his death | CBC News Our annual Terry Fox run will begin on Monday September 28th.  Classes will be running during their gym times.  Stay tuned for how many laps we run as a whole school!  Unfortunately, ...

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ORANGE SHIRT DAY IS SEPTEMBER 30th

Posted September 23, 2020

Every Child Matters Logo_5_orig Orange Shirt Day is an annual event, held every year on Sept. 30, meant to educate and raise awareness about the residential school system and the impact it had on Indigenous communities for more than a century—an impact that ...

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Parent Information: Monitoring and Managing COVID-19

Posted September 18, 2020

The UGDSB would like to remind all parents that they have an important role to play in preventing COVID-19 in our schools.

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Important Reminders: Outside Food, Pets on School Property, and Parents Must Wear Masks

Posted September 18, 2020

Thank you to our Hyland Heights families for supporting students and staff with a great start up to school. With the return to school, comes the return of student lunches as well as the time and effort they take to prepare. In order to best maintain safety for all, as ...

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Compass Run at Hyland Heights

Posted September 17, 2020

Compass Run Registration 2020 10 Schools The Compass Run for Food is going ahead with a virtual format. Every year our snack bin program is supported by the Compass Run. This is totally voluntary and parents are responsible for signing their child up on line. Once we know how many children have ...

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New Covid Screening Tool

Posted September 17, 2020

Screening Tool Parents should use this tool every morning to assess if children are able to come to school. https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/

Parent Council Updates

Posted September 16, 2020

Welcome Hyland Heights Parents! It is the start of a new school year and we are all set to start School Council for 2020-21. We will continue to hold our meetings on the first Monday of each month at 6:00 pm. Things will look different this year, as we will be meeting online instead.  All ...

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Letter Regarding Fundraising

Posted September 15, 2020

September 15, 2020   Dear parents/guardians, As we continue to welcome students back into our schools and focus on new protocols to help keep students and staff safe, the Upper Grand District School Board has notified schools that school-organized fundraising will be paused at this time. The board recognizes that fundraising is a big ...

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Important School Updates

Posted September 15, 2020

Thank you to our parents and loved ones who have helped to make our return to school as smooth as possible. We are incredibly proud of our students and staff.

 

We need to make you aware of some important reminders going forward:

Please remember to screen your children at ...

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Reminder to parents: Please screen children every day before coming to school

Posted September 11, 2020

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health and the school board would like to remind all parents/guardians that they are to screen their children every day for COVID-19 symptoms, prior to coming to school.

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Kiss and Ride

Posted September 8, 2020

KISS & RIDE WILL BE IN EFFECT FOR SEPTEMBER 10th, 2020 This year at Hyland Heights, we will be implementing the 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 front ...

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Teacher Phone Calls on September 8th & School Start Up Reminders

Posted September 4, 2020

Hello, Staff have been busy this last week preparing the building for student arrival and participating in professional development about health and safety, COVID, and the revised math curriculum. Please continue to check our school website for updates about our reopening. There are many resources available ...

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Letter to parents from Public Health – back to school

Posted September 3, 2020

A letter to parents/guardians from Dr. Nicola Mercer, Medical Officer of Health and CEO of Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health.

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Entering the School

Posted September 3, 2020

MapPlease see the Map marked with a letter for the entrance that your child will use when coming and leaving school each day.  On September 8, 2020 your child's classroom teacher will call, they will remind you which entrance you should be ...

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Before and After School Daycare

Posted September 3, 2020

Please see the information from Hyland Centre Daycare regarding the before and after school program Dismissal - Daycare asks that kindergarten students be brought to the daycare door and they will meet them there.  School aged children will dismiss with their class and meet at the Kindergarten concrete structure. Parents will ...

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School Nutrition Program

Posted September 3, 2020

Food & Friends Student Nutrition Program evolves to meet the needs of school-aged kids during COVID 19 precautions Like many in Dufferin, Wellington and Guelph, the Children’s Foundation is working towards continuing our support of the most vulnerable in our community despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that ...

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Parent Information About The Start of The 2020/2021 School Year

Posted August 28, 2020

HHES Parent Info Startup For Website Welcome to the 2020-2021 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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IMPORTANT: New schedule for staggered entry

Posted August 28, 2020

In order to ensure the safety of students and to provide additional time for staffing schools, the Upper Grand District School Board’s schedule for staggered entry has changed. 

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Morning Greeters, Lunch & Yard Supervisors Needed for the  2020/2021 School Year 

Posted August 25, 2020

If you love working with wonderful children, who are enthusiastic, fun and engaging, Hyland Heights ES wants you as a Morning Greeter and Lunchroom Supervisor. We have an urgent need. We are currently hiring for this position for the 2020/2021 school year. We require individuals who are caring, ...

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IMPORTANT: Reopening models for UGDSB schools posted online

Posted August 18, 2020

The school board has posted information about the reopening models for UGDSB elementary and secondary schools. The overviews contain important information including model structure for conventional and remote learning, sample schedules, remote learning expectations and more.

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Introducing back to school parent/guardian webinars

Posted August 18, 2020

Parents/guardians, join our mental health clinicians as they discuss different issues and strategies to support your child’s return to school success. 

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Important Information About Reopening of Our School

Posted August 10, 2020

Please read the attached letter from our principal regarding important information about our school reopening. Hyland Heights Reopening Letter1

Feedback welcome on draft board Policy 303 – Naming of Schools and Board Facilities

Posted June 24, 2020

The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public input on draft Policy 303 – Naming of Schools and Board Facilities.

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UGDSB Gifted screening in fall 2020 postponed

Posted June 23, 2020

Please note that CCAT screening for grade 3 students in the fall of 2020 will be postponed until 2021.

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