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All Upper Grand DSB schools are closed

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic all UGDSB schools will remain closed for the rest of the 2019-20 school year. All UGDSB buildings and grounds are closed to the public. Please click the links below for information on COVID-19 and distance learning. 

Parent Retrieval of Student Items – Information for Maryborough PS Parents

Posted May 25, 2020

Parent Retrieval of Student Items - Information for Maryborough PS Parents

Dear Parents and Guardians, In light of the Ministry of Education's announcement that schools will be closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, Maryborough PS has developed a plan for families to retrieve ...

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Update on retrieving student belongings in schools

Posted May 20, 2020

In light of the Ministry of Education’s announcement that schools will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, the UGDSB is putting plans in place for families and students to ...

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Letter from the Minister of Education (May 19, 2020)

Posted May 19, 2020

Parents/guardians are invited to read a letter from the Minister of Education, following the announcement from the province that schools will not reopen this school year.

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All schools to remain closed for the rest of the 2019-20 school year

Posted May 19, 2020

The province has announced that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ontario schools will not reopen this school year. Distance learning will continue for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year.

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Letter from the Director of Education: Synchronous Learning (May 15, 2020)

Posted May 15, 2020

Upper Grand District School Board Director of Education, Martha Rogers, has written a letter to parents/guardians providing updated information on synchronous learning in the UGDSB.

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Maryborough PS Information Update (May 15th)

Posted May 15, 2020

Hello Everyone! Just a few updates to share: 1) A friendly reminder that Monday (May 18th) is a holiday (Victoria Day); therefore there will not be any materials for distance learning shared, but we look forward to seeing everyone back on Tuesday. 2) Our Yearbook team has made the decision to proceed with ...

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MPS Staff Video Message (May 8th, 2020)

Posted May 8, 2020

As Education & Mental Health week comes to a close, the MPS staff has prepared a video with some important messages from us to you. We truly miss seeing the members of our school community on a daily basis, but we know that people are continuing to care for one ...

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Education & Mental Health Week – A Summary (May 8th, 2020)

Posted May 8, 2020

This week, we looked more closely at the Four M’s created by Doctor Sue Varma, as a way to boost our mental health. The ideas below are a recap of the key points that were shared this week on your child’s Google Classroom: Movement ...

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Education & Mental Health Week & Staff Message (May 4th, 2020)

Posted May 4, 2020

Good Afternoon Everyone! May 4th to 8th is Education and Mental Health Week in UGDSB - see this WEBLINK for more information. This year’s theme is Together We Can. This week, we will focus on the Four M’s of Mental Health; a movement created by Dr. Sue Varma: ...

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Update regarding students’ belongings in schools

Posted May 1, 2020

Please note that in order to adhere to the provincial school closures order and Public Health protocols around physical distancing, access to our schools is restricted.

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Letter from the Minister of Education (April 28, 2020)

Posted April 28, 2020

Parents and guardians are invited to read a letter from the Minister of Education, sent April 28, 2020.

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Letter from the Director of Education (April 27, 2020)

Posted April 27, 2020

Parents/guardians are asked to please read a letter from the Director of Education regarding the extension of the school closures and information from the Ministry regarding final grades. 

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Update to MPS Families (April 27th, 2020)

Posted April 27, 2020

Hello Maryborough Families! This information was also sent out via the UGConnect app. Just a few informational pieces to share. Today, we launched our Maryborough PS Parent/Guardian Resources Google Classroom, which contains resources and videos to questions we've received so far, as well as links to UGDSB information. To access this ...

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Schools to remain closed until at least May 31, 2020

Posted April 26, 2020

All publicly funded schools in Ontario will remain closed until at least May 31, 2020, as part of an effort to keep students, staff and families safe from COVID-19.

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Learning at Home: Setting students up for success

Posted April 24, 2020

To support families, the Upper Grand District School Board has put together some helpful tips for parents/guardians to set their child up for success.

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April 24 PD Day is postponed

Posted April 20, 2020

In light of the provincial closure of schools and the transition to distance learning, the UGDSB has decided to postpone the April 24 PD Day to a later date.

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