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Dufferin Parent Support Network – February Workshops

Posted February 6, 2021

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MAPS Re-Opening February 8, 2021

Posted February 4, 2021

We hope you and your family are well and excited to return to in-school learning on Monday, February 8th.  Please read the attachment for important Re-opening Information for families.  Included in this document are refresher details around safety procedures, lunch, recess and entry/exit routines.  Please take some time to review it.  ...

UGDSB schools to resume in-person learning on Monday Feb. 8

Posted February 3, 2021

On Wednesday afternoon, the Minister of Education announced that schools in the Upper Grand District School Board will resume in-person learning on Monday Feb. 8, 2021. School boards are required to follow the direction of the Ministry. 

UGDSB celebrates Black Brilliance month virtually this February

Posted February 3, 2021

Students and staff in the Upper Grand District School Board are coming together virtually this month to celebrate Black Brilliance, Heritage and Futures.

MAPS Weekly Update [February 1 to 5]

Posted January 31, 2021

Dear MAPS families: Please click on the attachment for this week's parent newsletter. Parent Newsletter February 1 To 5 Environmental Newsletter Insert Feb 2021Announcement Clipart Newsletter 14

Online learning in UGDSB to continue until further notice

Posted January 28, 2021

On Thursday Jan. 28, the Ministry of Education made an announcement regarding the resumption of in-person learning for some school boards in the province. Please note that the UGDSB was not included in the list of boards that are permitted to resume in-person instruction the week of Feb. 1, 2021. This means that all UGDSB schools will continue with our current measures for online learning until further notice. 

#UGUmbrella – This February, we explore healthy lifestyles 

Posted January 28, 2021

This month as part of the Umbrella Project, we are bringing our focus onto healthy lifestyles.  Healthy lifestyles sound easy, right? When it comes to healthy lifestyles, it may seem like eating well, getting enough sleep and prioritizing our own care is easy, but for many of us this is not the case.  

MAPS Weekly Update [January 25 to 29]

Posted January 24, 2021

Dear MAPS families: Please click on the attachment for this week's parent newsletter.   Parent Weekly Jan 25 To 29   PIC Virtual Presentations 2021 Jan. 28 2021Newsletter Stamp Sign Seal Clip Art__k42928346

Update regarding extension of online learning

Posted January 22, 2021

At this time, we do not expect that schools will resume in-person learning until the end of the provincial emergency orders on February 11, 2021, at the earliest. 

Temporary online learning extended until Jan. 29, 2021

Updated January 21, 2021

Public Health has instructed the UGDSB that the current measures in place for online learning in the UGDSB will be extended until at least January 29. 

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