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Feedback welcome on board Policy 503 – Safe Schools

Posted November 25, 2020

The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public feedback on board Policy 503 – Safe Schools. The deadline to provide feedback is January 19 at 4pm.

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Information Regarding Positive COVID-19 Case (November 24th)

Posted November 24, 2020

November 24, 2020

Dear Maryborough PS Parents/Guardians and Staff,

As you are aware, Public Health has notified us that an individual in our school has tested positive for COVID-19. As a result, Public Health has directed one class to self-isolate, as part of its established infection prevention and control measures.

The letter we shared with all families …

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Information regarding positive COVID -19 case

Posted November 23, 2020

Please read the following information regarding a positive COVID-19 case in our school community.

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Important changes on bus cancellation days and inclement weather days in the UGDSB

Posted November 20, 2020

Due to COVID-19 restrictions and protocols, there are changes to bus cancellation and inclement weather days in the Upper Grand District School Board in the 2020-21 school year. 

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Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health letter to the community

Posted November 18, 2020

Dr. Mercer, Medical Officer of Health and CEO at Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has shared a letter with important information for the community regarding COVID-19. 

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MPS is Hosting a Virtual Scholastic Book Fair (November 16th)

Posted November 16, 2020

MPS is hosting a Virtual Scholastic Book Fair!

In order to adapt to current health protocols, our book fair will be VIRTUAL this year. It will run from November 16th to December 1st.

This link: https://bookfairs-canada.myshopify.com/pages/5152405 will bring you to our MPS Book Fair …

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Letter from the Director: Elementary school staffing and organization

Posted November 11, 2020

This letter is to provide all parents/guardians in the Upper Grand District School Board with information on changes required in our elementary schools following the survey that allowed students to switch between in-person and remote learning. 

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Joining Our MPS Virtual Remembrance Day Assembly

Posted November 9, 2020

Hello Everyone!

Our Virtual MPS Remembrance Day Assembly will begin at 11:45 am on Wednesday, November 11th, and parents/guardians are more than welcome to attend. You will need a technological device to join, as only Essential Visitors are allowed in our school at his time.

To join, first you will need to login to …

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UGUmbrella: The quality of being thankful – this November we celebrate Gratitude

Posted November 2, 2020

The theme for November is Gratitude. Gratitude is the quality of being thankful. It is an essential skill that helps us keep our focus on what we have, instead of what we do not have. This skill is especially important at a time when there are so many restrictions in place at school, home …

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Reminders from Public Health (October 27, 2020)

Posted October 27, 2020

Hello Maryborough PS Families…

We have been asked to share the following information below from Public Health.

1) It is important to ensure that you are completing the Daily Screening Tool with each child. The Daily Screening Tool can be found online at https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/, or a printable copy can be found by clicking on …

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Halloween at Maryborough PS

Posted October 22, 2020

Hello Maryborough PS Families,

With Halloween fast approaching next Thursday, we would like to share some information about Halloween and how this event will be celebrated at MPS. There are some parameters that need to be followed as a result of COVID-19 and our Public Health guidelines.

On Thursday, October 29th, we are asking that students …

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Police Presence in Schools town hall and survey info

Posted October 19, 2020

Please read the following for information on the UGDSB’s Police Presence in Schools virtual town hall and survey.

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Survey to request change between in-person and remote learning (Oct. 14-21)

Posted October 13, 2020

To request a change between in-person and remote learning, elementary parents/guardians must complete the Intent to Change Survey between October 14-21. The deadline to complete the survey is Oct. 21 at 4pm.

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Provide your input: Police presence in UGDSB schools

Posted October 9, 2020

This October, the Upper Grand District School Board is holding a town hall and survey, asking participants for their input regarding the presence of police in UGDSB schools.

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Maryborough PS Virtual Open House Information (October 2nd)

Posted October 2, 2020

Hello Maryborough Families!

Below is the information to access our Virtual Open House videos and slideshows through UGCloud and your child’s Google Classroom.

Although it is not our usual “in-person” event, we are still very excited to showcase our school and to provide families with a “virtual” way to check out our classrooms.

A Welcome & …

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UGDSB launches The Umbrella Project to support mental health and well-being

Posted September 29, 2020

At the Upper Grand District School Board, we value mentally healthy schools, classrooms and work sites. This year, in order to further help support the mental health and well-being of UGDSB students and staff, we are introducing The Umbrella Project to schools and offices.

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