News & Announcements

OSSTF update: Dec. 11 strikes in some Ontario school boards (not UGDSB)

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that on Wednesday Dec. 11, OSSTF teachers and education workers in some school boards will take part in a one-day, full withdrawal of services in selected locations across Ontario: http://www.osstf.on.ca/news/mr-dec-06-2019.aspx

The Upper Grand District School Board is not listed as one of the school boards that will be included in the Dec. 11 OSSTF job action. 

Please continue to check www.ugdsb.ca/labour for updates.

Healthy Relationships And You!

Posted November 29, 2019

This group for kids going into grades 6 & 7, will give you an opportunity to feel good about who you are, learn new skills to have healthy relationships in your life, have fun and experience positivity. Please click the link below to read more about this opportunity. Library Group Healthy ...

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Do you have a child starting JK or SK in September 2020?

Posted November 19, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is hosting four Kindergarten registration INFORMATION nights in November and December 2019.

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Important information regarding WHY Survey – a joint survey between UGDSB and WDG Public Health

Posted November 8, 2019

This year Upper Grand District School Board and Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health are collecting information on student health and well-being from youth, parents and school staff. The Well-Being and Health Youth Surveys are designed to help us understand how well we are doing creating safe, welcoming, and inclusive environments in our schools. It also provides important information about the physical and mental health of youth in our area. 

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Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin Secondary French Immersion (FI) Impact Assessment

Posted October 25, 2019

An Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin French Immersion (FI) Impact Assessment – Initiation Report was approved by the Board on October 22, 2019. The impact assessment will consider secondary programming in Orangeville, Dufferin and Erin including; the history of FI, enrolment, cohort sizes, and participation and retention rate information.  Consideration will be ...

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Water Testing For Lead At Montgomery Village

Posted October 11, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board has been testing for lead in school drinking water since 2007. Please click the link below for more information and specifically, the information for Montgomery Village. All of the designated fixtures at our school passed on the flushed sample. Thank you. Water Test 2019

Dufferin Parent Support Network Workshops

Posted October 10, 2019

All families have strengths and all families have challenges. All Dufferin Parent Support Network (DPSN) workshops are free of charge and open to men, women and couples. Registration is required. For more information, or to register for a workshop, contact us at info@dpsn.ca or 519-940-8678.  www.dpsn.ca Dufferin Parent Support Network Workshop ...

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Occupational Therapists At Montgomery Village – Erin Oak Kids

Posted October 8, 2019

As has been the case in the past, Montgomery Village is pleased to have an occuapation therapist as part of our school team. To learn more about their role and how that will look at our school, please click on the link below. Erin Oak Letter 2019 2020

Job action and labour updates: Information for parents/guardians 

Posted October 3, 2019

Parents/guardians are encouraged to visit www.ugdsb.ca/labour for on-going updates from the school board regarding provincial job action. 

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Greening Committee Meeting – All Welcome

Posted October 2, 2019

Hello MVPS Parents and Staff Members, My name is Stephanie and I am the parent chair for our School Greening Committee. I'm sure you will recall that you completed a survey during the previous school year regarding greening initiatives that we are looking into for our school grounds and students, and ...

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Provincial Labour Issues

Posted October 2, 2019

The Upper Grand DSB has set up a website to provide updates regarding provincial labour issues and the impact on UGDSB schools and board sites. Please visit www.ugdsb.ca/labour for on-going updates. Thank you.

Helpful School Information – Please Read Below And See Attached

Posted September 17, 2019

Please click on the link below in order to see the attachments which reference the following: School calendar 2019/2020 registering for online payments through cash online. ugdsb.schoolcashonline.com Our school attendance line at 519-940-3002 ext 222 Our peanut and nut free school policy An opportunity at the Orangeville public library addressing ...

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Don’t Be A Bag Monster!

Posted September 17, 2019

"Hey You! Don't be a Bag Monster!" Did you know that the average person wastes 200 plastic bags a year? Here at Montgomery village Public School we believe in reducing plastics in our environment. To help us with our mission, purchase Reusable MVPS shopping bags at Meet the Teacher night. Each bag is $5 ...

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Meet The Teacher Night (Reminder)

Posted September 17, 2019

Just a reminder that our 'Meet The Teacher' evening is this Thursday - September 19th from 6:00-7:30pm. Parent council will be selling pizza (while supplies last). We hope to see you there and don't forget to keep an eye on our calendar for all upcoming events!

Day Plan for our Grade 1-3 Students On Monday September 9th

Posted September 6, 2019

Dear Primary Parents and Guardians, We have had a successful first week. Our Primary students have had the opportunity to meet all of our Primary teaching team and experience a variety of activities to help them settle in to their school year. At this point, our students will begin Monday, Sept. 9th ...

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Communication APP For School Messages

Posted August 30, 2019

This is a short reminder to please download UG Connect app to your mobile device for communication with the school and individual classes/teachers this year. This is the standard communication tool that will be used for the upcoming year and forseeable future and will replace other tools such as 'Remind'. Once ...

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What you need to know to register your child for school

Posted August 12, 2019

The 2019-2020 school year begins on September 3, which means it is almost time to register your child if you are new to the Upper Grand District School Board.

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Board Decision on IB Survey Results and Feasibility Study in Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin

Posted June 27, 2019

Please read the letter from Jennifer Passy, Manager of Planning, on the Board decision on IB Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin. Letter To Parents June 2019  

Monday Message – Week of June 24, 2019

Posted June 24, 2019

I’ve heard that time seems to go faster with age. That has to be the explanation. This year has absolutely flown by. If you’re thinking about what we’ve accomplished besides a year of learning, here are some of the highlights, all due to the hard and 'above and beyond' work of ...

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Montgomery Village reusable shopping bags!

Posted June 10, 2019

Want to know what´s new and exciting? Montgomery Village Public School reusable shopping bags! They are maroon and have a quote on it that says , ``M.V.P.S Resuses, Don't be a Bag Monster!´´ . Did you know that the world is producing almost 300 million plastic bags each year, and ...

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Staff Presentation of Orangeville/Dufferin Erin IB Survey Results and Feasibility Study Report

Posted June 7, 2019

Thank you to all who filled in the survey to express interest in an International Baccalaureate programme (IB) in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin. The survey results and other feasibility criteria such as enrolment levels, participation rates and financial implications of offering the IB programme have been considered in the report “Orangeville/Dufferin ...

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‘Monday’ Message – Week of May 21

Posted May 23, 2019

EQAO - Just a reminder that our Grade 6 (this week) and Grade 3 (next week) are participating in EQAO's provincial assessment. Samosa Day - On Friday, May 31st, MVPS will be participating in our first 'Samosa Day'. Orders can be made via cash online. Online orders were closed briefly so ...

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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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