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Letter to MPS Families (June 13th, 2022)

Posted June 13, 2022

Dear Maryborough Public School Families,

We wanted to make you aware that the Pride Flag at our school was taken down and vandalized at some point over the weekend.

The UGDSB considers these acts to be a targeted hate crime. We have reported the incidents to the local police.

The board takes these acts very seriously and …

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Information Item – Upcoming Vaccine Clinic @ MPS (March 15th)

Posted March 4, 2022

Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health is holding a Vaccine Clinic at Maryborough PS on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 from 2:00 pm to 6:30 pm.

Location: Maryborough Public School (73 McGivern St., Moorefield)

Open for appointments and drop-ins Book your spot at wdgpublichealth.ca/appointments or by calling 1-800-265-7293 ext. 7006

This clinic is open to:

Children (ages 5 …

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WHY Survey for Parents (February 2nd)

Posted February 2, 2022

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has partnered with our School Board to conduct the WHY Survey (Well-Being and Health Youth Survey) for staff, students, and parents.

We are asking parents to complete the survey by accessing the following link: Parent Survey

The parent survey asks about the parent’s relationship with the …

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Wellness Works Theme for February – Realistic Optimism

Posted January 31, 2022

Wellness Works @ UGDSB (Brought to you by the Wellness Works Team)

This month at UGDSB our Wellness Work’s theme is Realistic Optimism. What is Realistic Optimism?

Realistic optimism is:

Believing that you will succeed with the right inputs like hard work and careful planning
The tendency to look at the favourable side of events
Expecting …

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WDGPH Vaccination Clinic at MPS (Thursday, January 27th)

Posted January 25, 2022

Good Afternoon MPS Families…

Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health is hosting a Vaccination Clinic at Maryborough PS after school on Thursday (January 27th) from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

This clinic is open for appointments or drop-ins: Children (ages 5 to 11), Youth (ages 12-17) for a first or second dose, and Adults (age 18+) for …

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Before & After School Program Survey (Closes January 31st)

Posted January 10, 2022

Below is information about the Before and/or After School Program (BASP) survey will be open until January 31st, 2022.

The survey is intended to gather information about the number of children who need before and/or after school care for September 2022 at schools that do not currently offer a BASP.

Please complete the BASP survey if your child will …

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Wellness Works – January’s Trait is Empathy (January 2022)

Posted January 9, 2022

Hello Parents, Guardians and Families!

This month we are exploring the theme of EMPATHY with students as a part of their mental health skill building. Empathy is about being able to consider what someone else may be going through and imagining how they might be feeling or thinking. It is about walking in another person’s …

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Request for Technology (January 3rd)

Posted January 3, 2022

Below is a link if you would like to borrow a Chromebook to support during the temporary remote learning period January 5th to 14th. Please complete the Google Form ONLY if you do not currently have a device at home (including SEA Chromebooks). We will be prioritizing ONE DEVICE per family to support during this temporary remote …

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Wellness Works Post: Gratitude (December 2021)

Posted November 30, 2021

Gratitude is not just “good manners” and it plays a significant role in overall wellbeing.  Gratitude can be expressed by a simple “thank you” but there are many other ways to nurture and identify gratitude.  Gratitude can happen in four ways:

NOTICE what it is that you are …

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Free Webinar on December 1st – Nurturing Resilience Through Relationships

Posted November 25, 2021

Please find below a flyer for a FREE webinar being offered to parents, caregivers, elders and those who care for our children and youth on December 1st, starting at 6:30 pm. Dr. Michael Ungar will be presenting in this virtual setting on the importance of nurturing resilience through relationships.

To sign up, please click the …

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Information from Public Health (November 12th)

Posted November 12, 2021

Dear Maryborough PS Families,

We are writing to share information received from Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) about cases of COVID-19 in our community. 

WDGPH has confirmed a positive COVID-19 case at Maryborough PS. WDG Public Health has determined that this individual was not at school during their infectious period and …

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Information from Public Health (November 8th)

Posted November 8, 2021

Dear Maryborough PS Families, 

We are writing to share information received from Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) about cases of COVID-19 in our community. 

WDGPH has confirmed a positive COVID-19 case at Maryborough PS. WDG Public Health has determined that this individual was not at school during their infectious …

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October Wellness Works: Umbrella Project and growing! (October 7th)

Posted October 7, 2021

Welcome back! We are happy to welcome all of our students, families, and caregivers back to the UGDSB. We are continuing to provide monthly wellness themes to our students and families to support mentally healthy and safe classrooms and environments. We know that students need to be seen and heard to be well and …

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From the Office (October 4th)

Posted October 4, 2021

Good Afternoon MPS Families:

Just a few notes regarding the week ahead. Individual School Photos went home today. There will be a retake day (and this date will be shared when it’s available). Also, our Virtual Open House presentations (slideshows or videos) were shared to Google Classroom this afternoon. Please note, you will need to …

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Welcome Back Virtual School Newsletter (September 7th)

Posted September 7, 2021

Good Evening MPS Families,

A big thank you to everyone for helping to support our first day back to school! It was great to see our students back at school, and to share in their excitement and enthusiasm.

Our virtual Welcome Back newsletter can be found by clicking on the follow link.

This newsletter contains information and …

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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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