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Updates: SCA Meat Fundraiser & Food Orders

Posted March 26, 2020

Good Afternoon Everyone!

I have some updates to share regarding events that were on our School Calendar for the end of March and into the start of April. Thank you for your patience!

1) SCA Meat Fundraiser (Harriston Packers, Elmira Poultry, MacMillans): At this time, due to ongoing school closures and concerns about COVID-19, we have …

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Letter to Parents from the Director: Continuity of Learning (March 23, 2020)

Posted March 23, 2020

Parents and guardians are asked to read the letter from the Director of Education, posted to the board website on March 23, 2020.

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Important letter from the Minister of Education to parents (March 22, 2020)

Posted March 23, 2020

Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has written an important letter for all Ontario parents and guardians, March 22, 2020.

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Important Updates from Maryborough PS (March 13th, 2020)

Posted March 13, 2020

Just a few notes:

1) The Fundraiser Pick-Up for March 31st has been postponed. A new date will be shared via UGConnect and our school website as soon as it is available. We apologize for any inconveniences this delay might cause.
2) The Spring/Sibling Photo Day for April 7th has also been postponed, and …

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School closures: Information for UGDSB families regarding COVID-19

Posted March 13, 2020

The province has ordered all publicly funded schools in Ontario to close for two weeks following March Break, in response to the emergence in Ontario of COVID-19. As a result, Upper Grand DSB schools will be closed from March 14 to April 5, 2020. 

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Please read: Information for UGDSB schools regarding international travel and COVID-19

Posted March 12, 2020

With March Break approaching, many families and staff have questions about international travel and precautions required upon returning from travel. A letter with travel advice from Public Health is posted on the UGDSB website.

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Environmental Post – Earth Hour (March 2020)

Posted March 1, 2020

Join the Global Movement – Celebrate Earth Hour on March 28th at 8:30 pm!

Earth Hour’s mission is uniting people to protect the planet by raising awareness of about climate change and encouraging positive action.

 “Earth Hour was famously started as a lights-off event in Sydney, Australia in 2007. Since then it …

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Screen Time Event at John F Ross in Guelph (April 23, 2020)

Posted March 1, 2020

LET’S TALK (NOT TEXT) ABOUT SCREEN TIME

Are screens the new smoking? Parents and students are invited to learn more about the many impacts of screens on our lives and how we might foster a healthier relationship with them.  Come and join us Thursday, April 23 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 …

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