News & Announcements

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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Parent Council Meeting Cancelled for January 8th

Posted January 8, 2019

Please note that due to the bus cancellations for today, the Parent Council meeting originally scheduled for January 8th has been cancelled. A rescheduled date will be posted shortly. Thank you!

Welcome Back!

Posted January 7, 2019

A warm (but wintery!) welcome back. A few quick notes as we slip back into our regular schedules. Give yourself a few extra minutes to travel to school in the morning in order to make it through the snowy conditions which can make travel tricky. It is important for everyone to

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Environmental Update

Posted December 18, 2018

Environmental Newsletter Insert Jan 2019

Talking About Mental Health

Posted December 18, 2018

Talking About Mental Health January 2019 – Getting Outdoors   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

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Continuing Education Opportunities for the Winter

Posted December 17, 2018

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December 17-21 Updates

Posted December 14, 2018

The last week of school is almost here.  This will be a very busy week as we get ready for our winter break. Students will be going skating - blue forms have gone home.  Please send them back with payment as soon as possible. Wednesday is our school's Healthy School's

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Holiday Concert

Posted December 11, 2018

Just a reminder that our Primary Holiday Concert is scheduled for Thursday, December 13 at 1:45 p.m. Parents are invited to attend.

Environmental Activities to Help Celebrate our Planet

Posted December 3, 2018

December 10th is HUMAN RIGHTS Day! “You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” ~ Jane Goodall Celebrate Human Rights Day on December 10th! Human Rights Day

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GIVE THE GIFT OF RESILIENCY

Posted November 28, 2018

Talking About Mental Health December 2018 – GIVE THE GIFT OF RESILIENCY As we head through December and towards the holidays, it is important to be aware that this can be a very exciting time of year, but for some it is also a difficult time of year. REMEMBER: eat well get

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Minto 81’s Senior AA Hockey

Posted November 27, 2018

On Wednesday students will be coming home with a "students day" - free admission coupon. The game is on Sunday Dec. 2nd at 2pm at the Palmerston Arena.

Meat Fundraiser Pick Up

Posted November 26, 2018

The meat orders will be arriving at the school on Thursday November 29th.  The Parent Council hopes to have everything ready for parents to pick it up by 3:30.  All orders need to be picked up by 5pm.  We have been informed that 2 items from the chicken order are

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