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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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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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Parent Retrieval of Student Items – Information for Maryborough PS Parents

Posted June 1, 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 the personal items belonging …

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Flying The Pride Flag at Maryborough PS (June 1st)

Posted June 1, 2020

This year, Maryborough PS is joining many of the other schools in the Upper Grand DSB who are flying the Pride Flag for the month of June. The Pride Flag is a symbol of inclusion and acceptance for all students (regardless of their race, gender, personal beliefs, or sexual orientation), and it …

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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

For more information about why we fly the Pride flag in June, visit the UGDSB website.

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 retrieve their personal items …

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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 a digital (PDF) yearbook …

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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 another and are keeping …

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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 involves getting our bodies …

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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:

Movement means to get …

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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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