News & Announcements

DATE CHANGE: Special Olympics Track & Field Meet moved to Wednesday May 15

Posted May 12, 2019

Due to rain in the forecast, the Special Olympics Track & Field Meet has been postponed to Wednesday May 15, 2019.

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Mental Health Evening Postponed

Posted May 3, 2019

The Mental Health Resources Evening planned for Wednesday, May 8, 2019 has unfortunately been postponed for this school year.  We have rescheduled this event to Tuesday, September 24, 2019.  We will be providing more information early September but please mark this in your calendars. 

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Guest Speaker – Paul Davis – April 25th

Posted April 15, 2019

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Staff Presentation of the 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report

Posted March 29, 2019

The 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on March 19, 2019. This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. It is necessary for staff to monitor the relevance of the Board’s work

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Students, staff and parents – please take our voluntary Diversity Data Survey

Posted March 22, 2019

From March 22 to April 18, 2019, the Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a system-wide survey, to help the board understand the demographic makeup, diversity and ongoing needs of our student population.

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Water-main Issues at the School

Posted March 19, 2019

The water will be turned off at the school on Wednesday March 20 to repair the water-main.  The board will supply drinking water and porta-potties.  If students are able to bring their own water bottle that would be appreciated.

Food & Friends School and Community Breakfast!

Posted February 21, 2019

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Babysitting Course at the Clifford Library

Posted February 21, 2019

On Tuesday, March 12, the Clifford Library will be hosting the Canadian Red Cross Babysitting Course for 11-16 year-olds.  Participants will learn about caring and safety for babies and children, understanding their needs and stages, rescue breathing, basic first aid, choking skills, coping with common situations, injury prevention,

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Engaging Your Child in Science at Home!

Posted February 15, 2019

As parents we have the wonderful opportunity and responsibility for nurturing our children’s growth.  Parents play a key role in the physical, emotional, and intellectual development of their child. As parents we can usually find time to read a story to our children, thereby instilling a love of

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Event Updates: February 14th and 15th

Posted February 13, 2019

Due to weather, the Junior Floor Hockey tournament has been rescheduled for Thursday, February 14th. Consequently, Junior Speeches will be presented in the gym at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, February 15th. Primary Poem presentations will follow on Friday, February 15th at noon. Thank you for understanding!

Information from Public Health

Posted February 12, 2019

In Ontario, the Immunization of School Pupils Act requires that all students attending school be fully immunized or have a valid exemption on file. Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) has recently mailed immunization notices to elementary students with incomplete vaccine records. To avoid suspension, please update your child’s immunization

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Weather Update – Monday, February 11

Posted February 11, 2019

Due to snow, high winds, freezing rain and ice pellets in the forecast for Tuesday, we are reminding all UGDSB families of how to check for information on possible bus cancellations and/or school closures. If schools are closed, that information will be posted on the board website (www.ugdsb.ca),

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Days of Significance February 2019

Posted February 8, 2019

Let’s celebrate and/or acknowledge customs, traditions and days of significance from all around the world! If you have a suggestion or idea, please contact your child’s teacher, Ms. Kuchma or Ms. Jones. If you are willing to come in and share ideas with us, we would love

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February 7th is National Sweater Day!

Posted February 5, 2019

Make the Earth better by wearing a sweater: Celebrate National Sweater Day on February 7th! Minto-Clifford will be turning down our thermostat by 2 degrees on February 7th, so wear a sweater to school! National Sweater Day is a way to learn about the importance of saving

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System Shut Down

Posted January 29, 2019

No buses are running and the school is shut down (Jan. 29). No teachers or staff will be in the building today. Stay home and stay safe! We will see you tomorrow.

Talking About Mental Health January 2019 – Getting Outdoors

Posted January 14, 2019

Did you know that taking a 20 minute walk can boost your memory and brain power? Getting outside reduces stress, improves sleep and creates feelings of liveliness and energy. Even in the cold weather it is important to find time to get outdoors - even if just for brief amounts

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Pedestrians play a role in keeping school crossing guards safe

Posted January 11, 2019

We all know that motorists play a crucial role in school zone safety, but did you know that pedestrians also play an important role in helping keep school crossing guards safe? Our municipal partners are asking all school communities to obey the rules of the road when crossing at guarded

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Days of Significance January 2019

Posted January 9, 2019

Let’s celebrate and/or acknowledge customs, traditions and days of significance from all around the world! If you have a suggestion or idea, please contact your child’s teacher, Ms. Kuchma or Ms. Jones. If you are willing to come in and share ideas with us, we would love

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