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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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“Monday” Message – week of May 6

Posted May 7, 2019

You'll notice that Monday is now surrounded by quotation marks. As we move through May and June, Monday will be a goal; Tuesday might be more of a reality. :). Nonetheless, please expect a weekly message from us from now until the end of the school year. Climbers - The most

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‘Monday’ Message’ -Week of April 29

Posted May 1, 2019

As you are already aware, we had a small fire late Thursday afternoon in one of our Kindergarten classes. The fire was quickly put out by our sprinkler system. There was some water and smoke damage. No one was injured. Everyone in the building got out safely. But, as I mentioned,

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Monday Message – Week of April 15

Posted April 17, 2019

Supervision at arrival and dismissal - We have supervision on our yard before and after school to support the transition of students from home to school and back again. This supervision is as follows: Three staff are on duty from 8:25-8:40 a.m. in the front, back and sides of the school.

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IB Survey Response Deadline – April 12th

Posted April 10, 2019

If you have not yet responded to the International Baccalaureate survey, the deadline is this Friday, April 12th. The survey is being conducted by the UGDSB to confirm interest in and the feasibility of establishing an IB Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin. www.ugdsb.ca/IBsurvey

Monday Message – Week of April 1

Posted April 3, 2019

Let's hope April is the LAST month we'll see snow on the ground!! PD Day - Friday, April 5 2019 is a PD Day. There is no school for students. Our teaching staff will be working along side the staff at Spencer Ave E.S. focusing on innovative practices in education. Welcome to

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A Survey to Confirm Interest in and the Feasibility of Establishing an IB Diploma Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin

Posted April 1, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a survey to confirm interest in and the feasibility of establishing an International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin. The IBDP is respected by leading universities across the globe. IB offers an education focused on teaching students to think critically and independently,

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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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IB Survey

Posted March 27, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a survey to confirm interest in and the feasibility of establishing an International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin. The survey is available online from March 28 – April 12, 2019 at www.ugdsb.ca/IBsurvey.  Survey results will be included in a report

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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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Monday Message – Week of March 18, 2019

Posted March 21, 2019

I hope your child enjoyed a week off their regular school routine. I also hope everyone is enjoying the added hour of daylight at the end of the day. A later sunset seems to be an early indicator that Spring is finally here! A HUGE thank you to our staff, parents,

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Monday Message – Week of February 25th

Posted February 26, 2019

Mrs. Bailey is retiring - We knew it was coming, but still... :) Mrs. Bailey, who has been the Office Coordinator at Montgomery Village P.S. since we opened our doors in January 2003, is retiring. Mrs. Bailey has worked for the Upper Grand D.S.B. / Dufferin Board of Education and

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Monday Message – Week of February 19

Posted February 20, 2019

Live Free Campaign Live Free Day is coming quickly (March 1st) and we are asking for support from our parent community. Our Live Free campaign is our only fundraiser for the food programs offered at Montgomery Village. As part of our Food program, each classroom has fruit bowls and snack bins with

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Monday Message – week of February 11th

Posted February 13, 2019

Monday message - week of February 11th Buses cancelled & school/system closure - Winter isn’t done with us yet. You should have received a message earlier today from our Communication Department regarding another potential winter storm coming. It is always a good idea to make it part of your morning routine in

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Monday Message – Week of February 4, 2019

Posted February 5, 2019

Winter Walk to School - Wednesday, February 6, 2019 is Winter Walk to School Day. Mrs. Taylor's Grade 1/2 class has created a video to promote this wonderful, active initiative. https://youtu.be/pX5EhKjvIvM. I'll also be be participating and leaving my car at home - with an obligatory detour to my

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Monday Message – Week of January 28, 2019

Posted January 28, 2019

Greening Committee - So far, our Greening Committee has 5 members! Thank you for your interest. Here is the original message sent out earlier this month in case you are still considering joining us. Please note that you DO NOT need to be a parent of a student at MVPS

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Information Regarding Transportation

Posted January 24, 2019

Transportation Guide For Parents

Monday Message – Week of January 7

Posted January 8, 2019

Happy New Year and welcome back to you and your child(ren)!! School Cash online - A reminder if you haven’t signed up for School Cash online already, it is the only way to participate in some of our lunch programs. The February dates have been sent out. Ordering for February closes

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Monday Message – Week of December 17, 2018

Posted December 17, 2018

Thank you to those of you who visited our school for our Holiday Christmas Concert. We had a full house! Thank you to our performers, our student MCs (Hannah, Avery and Sarah), Mr. Kennedy and our tech crew, to Mrs. Runciman, our volunteer piano accompanist, to Mrs. Marshall and her

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Monday Message – Week of December 10

Posted December 11, 2018

FDK Registration - Do you or someone you have a child born in 2015? If so, please note that JK registration opens on Tuesday, January 9th, 2019. The link provided below contains all the information required for a successful registration or French Immersion application. Please look for the information marked

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Monday Message – Week of Dec 3rd

Posted December 4, 2018

Monday Message - Week of December 3 (A day late because we, and many schools in the Orangeville, Elora and Fergus area, have had connectivity problems due to a fibre optic line issue.) 1. Upcoming holiday season - For many, December is a time of celebration. Most in our community celebrate

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Monday Message – Week of November 26, 2018

Posted November 26, 2018

On behalf of our school and students, we would like to extend a HUGE thank you to the organizing committee, their team of volunteers and our School Council who made Friday night's Winter Wonderland Dance such a success for our school community. Stay tuned for pictures coming soon! Photo retake -

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Monday message – School Council – Week of November 19th

Posted November 19, 2018

Reminder - Ordering for December for Fionn MacCools and Lunches Made Easy closes on Tuesday November 20th on School Cash Online. WINTER WONDERLAND DANCE Hello MVPS Community, This is the week that we've been eagerly anticipating! We hope to see as many MVPS families as possible at our Winter Wonderland Dance this coming

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Monday Message – Week of Nov 12

Posted November 15, 2018

Thank you School Council - We would like to thank School Council for their support of the following initiatives: • Author Joanne George's (and furry friend, Sunny) visit • Zumba for the Junior division and for an indoor wellness activity at recess in the winter • Outdoor materials for our Kindergarten classes • Mobile

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