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Number Talks

Posted March 6, 2019

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Math Bulletin Number Talks For Parents

Pedestrians play a role in keeping school crossing guards safe

Posted January 8, 2019

Crossing Guard

We all know that motorists play a crucial role in school zone safety, but did you know that pedestrians also play an important role in helping keep school crossing guards safe?

Our municipal partners are asking all school communities to obey the …

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Monthly environmental activities to help celebrate our planet

Posted December 20, 2018

JANUARY is the time to carry out your Eco Resolutions!
 

“There will be more waste plastic in the sea than fish by 2050” Dame Ellen MacArthur
It’s a brand new year and the perfect time for positive change. For example, let’s end plastic pollution.
Based on the daily news, it’s never been more critical to increase your environmental …

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Talking About Mental Health January 2019 – Getting Outdoors

Posted December 20, 2018

Did you know that taking a 20 minute walk can boost your memory and brain power? Getting outside reduces stress, improves sleep and creates feelings of liveliness and energy. Even in the cold weather it is important to find time to get outdoors – even if just for brief amounts of time.

 

If you want …

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Talking About Mental Health December 2018 – GIVE THE GIFT OF RESILIENCY

Posted November 26, 2018

As we head through December and towards the holidays, it is important to be aware that this can be a very exciting time of year, but for some it is also a difficult time of year.

REMEMBER:

eat well
get good sleep
don’t over schedule
stay connected to family and friends
keep daily routines going

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Kindergarten Registration Information Nights for all UGDSB parents

Posted November 2, 2018

Parents and guardians, mark your calendars! Kindergarten Registration for September 2019 is just around the corner.

The UGDSB is hosting information evenings to share information about our online registration process, the Kindergarten Program, and our Before and After School Programs. These information nights are for both English and French Immersion.

Parents/guardians are welcome to attend any …

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Friday November 23rd is BUY NOTHING Day!

Posted October 31, 2018

Monthly environmental activities to help celebrate our planet
 Environment
Friday November 23rd is BUY NOTHING Day!
 

Don’t buy, give. “No one has ever become poor by giving”, Anne Frank
Celebrate Buy Nothing Day on November 23rd!
Buy Nothing Day is an awareness day highlighting society’s habit of buying too …

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Talking About Mental Health November 2018 – Nature and Mental Health

Posted October 31, 2018

Fall is here and so is that pre-winter chill!  Getting outside makes such a difference to how we all are doing inside. Spending time in nature improves our mental health and well-being.  Being outdoors is a simple way to add some much needed down time from screens. Adding some time in nature is having …

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Information from Public Health – We’re talking about weed – new cannabis information campaign launched!

Posted October 23, 2018

Public Health Bulletin November 2018