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January News

Posted January 7, 2024

Welcome Back!

We hope that everyone had a safe and enjoyable Winter Break! We are looking forward to working with you in 2024 as we continue making JMC a wonderful learning environment for all. 

Code of Conduct

Please click on the link below to access our schools Code of Conduct. We ask that …

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Reminders to help in the School Office

Posted December 11, 2023

A few reminders to help us in the school office:

-if your student will be absent or late, please let the office know by leaving a message on the Attendance Mailbox by 8:30am: (519) 824-0028, ext. 100 (this line operates 24 hours a day)

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JK Registration

Posted December 6, 2023

Do you or someone you know have a child born in 2020 and is therefore eligible for JK next year? Mark your calendar for January 9-26, 2024 to pre-register your child for Junior Kindergarten! See attached for more details. 

Please note: The pre-registration process must be …

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Information about Sledding at JMC

Posted December 5, 2023

The winter season is fast approaching, and with it comes a lot of exciting snow activities! We are fortunate here at JMC to have access to snow hills! However, with this access also comes some risk and important safety considerations. It is our top priority to ensure the safety of students, staff …

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Kindergarten Registration is fast approaching – Here’s what you need to know

Posted December 4, 2023

Kindergarten Registration for the 2024-2025 school year opens January 9, 2024. The French Immersion on-time application window for registration for the 2024-2025 school year is open from January 9 to January 26 at 4:00 pm.

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Hello December

Posted November 28, 2023

December Pic

November was an exciting month at JMC as we focused on Treaty Recognition week, our Remembrance Day Ceremony and Bully Prevention Week.  We are also building our skills and stamina around reading, math problem-solving and writing!

The Winter Break is only a …

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Parents/guardians invited to complete WHY Survey to help improve well-being of youth

Posted November 13, 2023

All parents/guardians in the Upper Grand District School Board are invited to complete the 2023 WHY Survey, in partnership with Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health.

The purpose of the Well-being Health and Youth (WHY) Surveys is to collect information from youth, parents, and school staff about youth health and well-being. These surveys will identify issues that could …

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It’s that time of year again – everything you need to know about UG Inclement Weather Procedures

Posted November 8, 2023

GUELPH, ON – It’s that time of year again and we wanted to share a refresh with our school community about Inclement Weather Procedures.

BUS DELAYS/CANCELLATIONS:

In the event of bus cancellations, all schools will remain open for students and staff who can get there safely.

If parents/guardians do not feel it is safe to bring their …

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Professional Activity Day Description – Nov. 24, 2023

Posted November 7, 2023

Date: November 24, 2023

Length: Full Day

Topics:

Elementary Topic: Parent-Guardian / Teacher Interviews
Secondary Topic 1:  AM – Curriculum PD and Workshops
Secondary Topic 2:  PM – Workplace Violence Prevention Training as per the Collective Agreement

Entity Hosting: Upper Grand DSB

Presenter(s)/Facilitator(s): School Administrators and Online Modules

Description: 

Elementary Staff will spend the full day communicating with parents/guardians about student progress after the Progress Reports go …

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ATTENDANCE SUPPORT WEEK 4 

Posted October 26, 2023

 This week, let’s discuss some things to do if all the strategies you’ve tried so far to encourage regular attendance at school with your child haven’t worked. 

Be consistent! Don’t give up. And know that there are supports for parents if you need them. “Put on your own …

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