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Important information regarding reopening schools, COVID-19 and more

Please click the links below for information on reopening schools in fall 2020, COVID-19 and supports for students and families: 

Community Involvement Hours information for grade 8 and high school students

Posted June 10, 2020

As we move into the summer months we want to encourage students to consider safe options to obtain your community hours.

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Taking action in anti-racism and anti-oppression work

Posted June 9, 2020

As an educational community we have a responsibility to identify and describe racism and oppression and then work to dismantle it. 

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Updating parent/guardian contact information

Posted June 8, 2020

The school board is in the process of ensuring we have the most up-to-date contact information for parents and families. Please check your child’s UGCloud email account this week.

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Toronto Raptors Day!

Posted June 5, 2020

Basketball 155997_1280On Monday, June 8th, our virtual spirit day will be "Toronto Raptors Day".  We will be celebrating the Toronto Raptors for winning the NBA Championships one year ago!  JMC students and staff are invited to celebrate the Toronto Raptors historic win in ...

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Jump Rope for Heart

Posted June 5, 2020

Silhouette 3137201_1280Each year, John McCrae participates in Jump Rope for Heart. This year we get to do it VIRTUALLY! The Heart & Stroke's Virtual Jump Rope Event is taking place on Friday, June 19th! During the week of June 15th, we'll be asking ...

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June is Pride Month – Check Out Events and Activities for UGDSB

Posted June 3, 2020

Jasmin Sessler BpYu7Gg3Whk Unsplash Virtual events this month will include an art exhibit that showcases student work and several special guest spotlights. Guest spotlights will include authors and advocates who support the LGBTQ+ community. Information about the virtual events will be shared on social ...

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June 2020 Newsletter

Posted June 3, 2020

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Update to families regarding expanded provincial COVID-19 testing

Posted June 3, 2020

Information from the province regarding expanded testing for COVID-19 in Ontario.

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Summer School programs for students in grades 6-12

Posted June 1, 2020

The Upper Grand District School Board has announced a range of Summer School programs and opportunities available to students in grades 6-12 this summer.

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Flying the Pride flag in the UGDSB

Posted May 29, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VIQDygCIq0 For more information about why we fly the Pride flag in June, visit the UGDSB website.

Rainbow Day!

Posted May 29, 2020

Rainbow 307622_1280 June is nationally recognized as Pride month, and throughout this month the Pride rainbow flag will be flown at the Upper Grand board office, our school, and other schools as well. Our Virtual Spirit Day for Monday, June 1st is RAINBOWS! JMC students and staff are ...

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School Immunization Update from Public Health

Posted May 28, 2020

As the province of Ontario has announced extended school closures in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, school-based vaccine programs were also suspended.

The health of your children is very important. At this time, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health ...

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Information-Please read to pick up your child’s belongings

Posted May 26, 2020

Please read the information contained in this note carefully.  We ask that you follow the set timeline given to you.  Please note too that masks will not be provided, but we do encourage you to wear one.  It will be nice to see you! Student Belongings Pick Up Procedures

Thank You to All of Our Wonderful Volunteers!

Posted May 25, 2020

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Imagine the Toronto Maple Leafs won the Stanley Cup Day!

Posted May 23, 2020

Stephen H V4AEsPq6NFs Unsplash   On Monday, May 25th, we will be celebrating our next Virtual School Spirit Day with "Imagine the Toronto Maple Leafs won the Stanley Cup Day"!  JMC students and staff are invited to find creative and fun ways to celebrate.  ...

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