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Hyland Heights News for May 20th

Posted May 20, 2022

Happy Long Week Hawk Families!  

We want to remind all of our families that we will see everyone back at school on Tuesday, May 24th at 850am. We hope you have a wonderful long weekend filled with fun and rest. 

Just a reminder that grade seven and eight students are …

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Hyland Heights News for May 13th

Posted May 13, 2022

Good afternoon Hawk Families, 

It’s been another great  week at Hyland Heights. Our students and staff looked great in Hyland colours and/or spirit wear and blue and white for another Leafs spirit day. Our school spirit days continue into May:

Tuesday May 17- International Day Against Homophobia, transphobia and Biphobia, …

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Please No Dogs on School Property

Posted May 11, 2022

During school hours, we kindly ask that you do not bring your dog onto school property. We have a number of children who are scared of dogs, no matter the size. Thank you for your attention to this matter.

Save the Date for Graduation

Posted May 9, 2022

Please find attached information about our Graduation for Grade 8 students being held Monday June 27, 2022  Save The Date

Graduation

Hyland Heights News for May 6th

Posted May 6, 2022

Good afternoon Hawk Families, 

It’s been another great  week at HylandHeights. Our students and staff looked great in Cinco deMayo colours, and  blue and white for Leafs spirit day. Our school spirit days continue into May:

Friday May 13- Hawks Wear or School Colours Day

Tuesday May 17- International …

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Grade 6/7/8 Summer Programming Opportunity

Posted May 4, 2022

Upper Grand DSB offers Grade 6, 7, and 8 students requiring additional support with the Ontario curriculum,
particularly in the areas of Literacy and Numeracy, an opportunity to participate in an 8-day non-credit
remediation program. The program is intended for students whose achievement of expectations in Grade 6, 7
or 8 Language and/or Mathematics indicates that they …

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Camp Opportunity for Interested Families

Posted May 4, 2022

We are One Voice One Team and we are so excited that our S.W.O.L.E. Summer Camp is back for summer 2022! This year, we have the privilege of offering our Ambassador Program to school partners such as Hyland Heights! This program allows for participants from your school to attend one week of camp, COMPLETELY …

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MacMillian’s Fundraiser at Hyland Heights

Posted April 29, 2022

We are pleased to be offering MacMillan’s products as our current fundraiser at Hyland Heights. This fundraising campaign will generate funds to support the Scientists in Schools program for our students.

MacMillan’s offers an array of delicious products that include cookie doughs, muffin batters, gourmet desserts, pizza, soups, and other treats. All …

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Hyland Heights News for April 29th

Posted April 29, 2022

Good evening Hawk Families, 

It’s been another awesome week at Hyland. Our students and staff looked great in their Raptor colours/ wear and their Hyland Heights colours /wear. Our school spirit days continue into May:

Thursday May 5- Cinco de Mayo- Celebrate by wearing brightly coloured clothing

Friday May …

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May Spirit Days

Posted April 27, 2022

Thursday May 5- Cinco de Mayo- celebrate by wearing brightly coloured clothing

Friday May 13- Hawks Wear or School Colours Day
 Tuesday May 17- International Day Against Homophobia, transphobia and Biphobia, wear rainbow colours
Friday May 27- Beach wear day- shorts, sundresses, flip flops, sunhats 

Policy feedback opportunity: Policy 312 Website and Social Media Management

Posted April 27, 2022

The following board policy currently under review was released for public consultation: 312 – Website and Social Media Management

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Hyland Heights Update for April 22nd

Posted April 22, 2022

Good evening Hawk Families, 

It’s been another fantastic week at Hyland. Our students and staff looked great in their earth colours today. Do you know our school will be welcoming worms to help us compost at Hyland? Mr. Palmer’s class won the GOOS challenge, our kindergartens cleaned up our yard, and …

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MacMillians Fundraiser

Posted April 22, 2022

MacMillians

MacMillan’s Fundraiser is back!  Please help support Parent Council and raise funds for our school by ordering some tasty products.  Order forms go home today April 22, 2022.  All order forms and cash or cheques payable to Hyland Heights Elementary School are due on May 5, 2022.  …

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Grade 7 and 8 vaccination clinic

Posted April 20, 2022

Public Health will be returning to your school on Friday April 22, 2022 to provide grade 7/8 students with their 2nd dose of Hep B & HPV vaccine.  Anyone who missed their vaccines in the fall will have the opportunity to receive these vaccines (Men-C-ACYW, Hep B & HPV) at the clinic.  Students will be asked …

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Daily self-reported COVID cases at our school

Posted April 18, 2022

Due to the continued prevalence of COVID-19 during the sixth wave, we will be providing  a regular report of positive COVID-19 cases that were self-reported* to the school. *Public health officials no longer inform schools of positive cases. We will aim to provide this additional layer …

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Hyland Heights News for April 13th

Posted April 13, 2022

Good evening Hawk Families, 

It’s been another awesome week at Hyland and we still have tomorrow to go! Our students and staff looked awesome in their pink as we recognized the International Day of Pink.   Our school spirit days continue:

Wednesday April 20- Litter less Lunch Day

Friday …

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VIRTUAL PARENT ENGAGEMENT PRESENTATION EQUITY & INDIGENOUS EDUCATION

Posted April 13, 2022

Please find information to register for this virtual event that takes place on May 4, 2022 PIC Flyer May 2022

Reminders of health and safety guidance during the sixth COVID-19 wave

Posted April 12, 2022

Public Health officials expect the sixth wave of COVID-19 to last for another several weeks, and we are asking for everyone’s help to get us through this latest wave. 

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Hyland Heights News for April 7th

Posted April 7, 2022

Good evening Hawk Families, ,

It’s been another fantastic week at Hyland and we’re looking forward  to another great day on Friday. On Monday, we recognized Autism Awareness Day. Our students and staff looked awesome in their blue and red while raising awareness.   Our school spirit days continue:

Wednesday …

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Ramadan Mubarak to all of those observing

Posted April 4, 2022

April 2nd, subject to new moon sighting, marks the beginning of Ramadan.  Many students, families and staff in the UGDSB and worldwide are observing Ramadan, during this 9th month of the Islamic calendar.  

Prayer in Schools and Board Offices

Multifaith prayer spaces are available in schools. Schools will indicate the location of their prayer …

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Hyland Heights News for April 1st

Posted April 1, 2022

Good afternoon,

We had a great week at Hyland Heights.  Our students and staff looked great in their favourite sports team apparel today.   Our school spirit days continue into April:

Monday April 4- Shine Blue and Dress Red  for World Autism Day

Wednesday April 13- International Day of …

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Graduation Photos!

Posted March 30, 2022

Graduation

Grade 8 Graduation Photos will be taken April 21, 2022.  If you are a remote student you are welcome to come get your photo taken.  Please contact the office if you are a remote student to book a time to come to the school.

Hyland Heights News for March 25th

Posted March 25, 2022

Good afternoon,

We had a good first week back. Thanks to all students and staff who rocked their socks on Monday to raise awareness for World Down Syndrome Day and who wore purple today to raise awareness for Epilepsy.  Our school spirit days continue into April:

Friday April 1- Sports …

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April Spirit Days

Posted March 25, 2022

Events Earth Day 2022
Friday April 1-Sportswear Day
Monday April 4- Dress Blue for World Autism Day
Wednesday April 13- International Day of Pink.  Stand up against bullying and homophobia
Wednesday April 20- Litter less Lunch Day.  Pack a lunch that creates zero waste.
Friday April 22- World Earth Day, dress …

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Hyland Heights News for March 21st

Posted March 21, 2022

Good afternoon,

We hope you have all had a wonderful March Break. Spring seems to have arrived and we are excited to have all our students back in class as we return to the second term here at Hyland. 

The Ministry provides  COVID-19 guidance, the best and most current information …

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Grad Shirts Now Available for Order!

Posted March 21, 2022

 

 

 

Grad Wear PromoGraduation shirts are now available for order.  Please use the following link to order yours!  Shirts can be shipped right to the school and sent home with your student.  http://hhesgrads.deco-apparel.com/

Changes to COVID-19 protocols effective March 14 and 21, 2022

Posted March 10, 2022

On March 9, 2022, the province announced several changes to COVID-19 restrictions and protocols that will take effect in March. Please see below for a summary of the changes that affect schools.

Effective March 14, 2022:

School boards are no longer required to have a COVID-19 vaccination disclosure policy in place or collect proof of COVID-19 …

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Hyland Heights News for March 10th

Posted March 10, 2022

Good evening,

Happy March Break to all of our Hawk families! Please remember that there is no school for students on March 11th, as this is the first day of March Break. We will see everyone back at Hyland on Monday, March 21st at 850am. We hope that you and your family have …

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Masking mandate to end in UGDSB on March 21, as school board does not have the authority to continue enforcement of the mandate

Posted March 10, 2022

Mandatory masking will no longer be required in Upper Grand District School Board schools as of March 21, 2022, as the school board does not have the authority to enforce this beyond March 21.

Here are the facts:

On March 9, 2022, the province announced it was lifting mask requirements for Ontario schools, beginning …

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JK Registration site is temporarily disabled

Posted March 10, 2022

The JK Registration site is temporarily disabled.  It will open again on March 15th, 2022.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

 

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