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End of the Year Message (June 26, 2020)

Posted June 26, 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians,

The 2019-2020 school year has definitely been unlike any we’ve experienced before, and it will be one we remember for years to come!

First of all, I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you for welcoming me into the Maryborough School community. I am so appreciative of the support …

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Talking About Racism – Survey & Google Meet Opportunities

Posted June 20, 2020

Dear Parents, Guardians and Caregivers

The Upper Grand District School Board is committed to disrupting and addressing  systemic racism and oppression in all of its forms.  We are committed to making  sure the work we do is fully transparent and accountable to all Upper …

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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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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 to MPS Families (April 27th, 2020)

Posted April 27, 2020

Hello Maryborough Families!

This information was also sent out via the UGConnect app. Just a few informational pieces to share. Today, we launched our Maryborough PS Parent/Guardian Resources Google Classroom, which contains resources and videos to questions we’ve received so far, as well as links to UGDSB information. To access this Classroom, check out the …

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Information Regarding Maryborough PS Refunds (April 14th, 2020)

Posted April 14, 2020

Good Morning Everyone!

Please see the information below regarding refunds at Maryborough PS.

1) SCA Meat Fundraiser (Harriston Packers, Elmira Poultry, MacMillans): If you paid for your fundraising order on SchoolCash, this money will be refunded through SchoolCash on Friday, April 17th, 2020. If your order was paid for using cash or cheque, it …

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Phone Calls from School Staff (March 30th, 2020)

Posted March 30, 2020

Good Afternoon Maryborough families.

I hope this letter finds you and your family well. In the upcoming days, classroom teachers from MPS will be contacting families to check in with you and our students. Please note that phone calls may appear as “Blocked Call,” “Confidential,” or something similar, if you have call display. Please answer, …

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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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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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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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Public Health Communication (March 2020)

Posted March 1, 2020

NUTRITION MONTH

March is Nutrition Month and dietitians across Canada are talking about how healthy eating is about so much more than food! Cooking together as a family is a great way to help kids learn food skills, put math into action, develop confidence, and have fun.  Starting at age 2 …

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