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Return to School – Additional Information (September 3rd)

Posted September 3, 2021

Hello MPS Families,

We are excited to welcome students back on Tuesday, September 7th, and we are confident that our schools are safe and healthy spaces for students and staff.

Just a friendly reminder thatparent/guardians will need to complete Daily School Screening with each child prior to arriving at school. If there are symptoms, children …

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September Start-Up Information for Families (Posted August 27th)

Posted August 27, 2021

Hello Everyone!

The link below outlines procedures and routines for our September start up.  This can be used to help prepare your child(ren) for our school routines as we prepare to transition back into school on September 7th. Maryborough staff will be available to help, guide and support your child(ren) as they transition back following …

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A Temporary Lunch Supervisor is Required at MPS (Posted August 27th)

Posted August 27, 2021

Maryborough Public School is looking for a temporary lunch supervisor!

The successful candidate will supervise students in our two portables during the eating portion of both two nutrition breaks, and will stay to supervise on the yard during second recess.

The hours for this position are Monday to Friday; first Nutrition break from 10:30 to 10:50 …

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Community Resource Centre Backpack program available

Posted July 23, 2021

Families in need are invited to register for the 2021 Backpack Program sponsored by the Community Resource Centre.

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2021 Long Term Accommodation Plan annual review report approved

Posted June 23, 2021

The 2021 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved at the Board Meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board on June 22, 2021.

This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. It is necessary for …

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Policy feedback opportunity: School Volunteers, Educational Field Trips and Off-Site Activities

Posted June 23, 2021

The following UGDSB draft policies have been released for public consultation: Policy 205 School Volunteers, and Policy 508 Educational Field Trips and Off-Site Activities. The deadline to provide feedback is October 14, 2021, at 4pm.

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Board News: End of the year information (June 2021)

Posted June 16, 2021

As we approach the end of the school year, we would like to say thank you to all our students, families and staff for their hard work and understanding throughout the year. The purpose of this letter is to provide you with information about the last few weeks of school. 

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WDG Public Health to host Parent Information Session on COVID-19 vaccines

Posted June 10, 2021

On June 14, 2021, at 7pm, Dr. Matthew Tenenbaum, the Associate Medical Officer of Health for Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health, will be offering a presentation for youth and their parents/caregivers to learn more about WDGPH’s COVID-19 vaccination program and answer parent questions. 

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UGDSB celebrates National Indigenous History Month

Posted June 9, 2021

June is National Indigenous History Month, a month where we celebrate and recognize histories, contributions and diversity of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples in Canada. 

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COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics in Rural Areas (June 8, 2021)

Posted June 8, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Available in Our Community

June 8, 2021

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) is holding COVID-19 vaccination clinics in our community this spring.

These clinics are providing COVID-19 vaccine first doses to anyone aged 12 and older, as well as second doses to those currently eligible.

Please see below for information on a clinic …

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Supports for staff and students following horrific violence targeting Muslim community

Posted June 8, 2021

The Upper Grand District School Board would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the Muslim community following the horrific violence in London, Ontario, which killed four family members and sent another family member to hospital with serious injuries. Officials are reporting that this is an apparent hate crime and that the victims were targeted because of their Muslim faith. 

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UGDSB launching online report card system

Posted June 7, 2021

Due to COVID-19, the Upper Grand District School Board is preparing to make student report cards available online for parents/guardians this spring. Keep reading for important dates coming up.

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UGDSB received funding from the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream (CVRIS)

Posted June 3, 2021

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The Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB) received funding from the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream (CVRIS) for various projects throughout the district.

The UGDSB is continuing its work on increasing touchless points in our classrooms and learning environments by installing door operators and/or water bottle filling …

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Province announces that Ontario schools will remain in remote learning this school year

Posted June 2, 2021

On June 2, 2021, the provincial government announced that Ontario schools will remain in remote learning for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year. This means that all UGDSB students will continue learning remotely for the rest of this school year, with the exception of those students currently attending specialized class placements in person.

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We include all awesome humans – UGDSB Kicks off Pride Month celebrations

Posted May 31, 2021

Throughout the month of June, the Upper Grand District School Board will be celebrating Pride Month at the board and school levels and as a community.

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UGDSB flags to be lowered in honour of 215 children whose lives were taken at former residential school

Posted May 30, 2021

From May 31 to June 7, the Upper Grand District School Board will lower all flags at school and office buildings, where possible, to honour the 215 children whose lives were taken at a former residential school in Kamloops, B.C.

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