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Spirit Day: Orange and Black – Thursday, October 29, 2020

Posted October 19, 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians;

With Halloween coming up we are getting questions about dressing up in costumes at school. This year, because of some challenges around COVID restrictions, we are asking students to dress in Orange and Black to get into the …

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Police Presence in Schools town hall and survey info

Posted October 19, 2020

Please read the following for information on the UGDSB’s Police Presence in Schools virtual town hall and survey.

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Information about COVID-19 cases reported

Posted October 14, 2020

Public Health has recently investigated two COVID-19 exposures in our school community.  They have determined that these cases do not create any risk to other students or the public beyond the general community risk.  No classes will be closed in this situation.

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Survey to request change between in-person and remote learning (Oct. 14-21)

Posted October 13, 2020

To request a change between in-person and remote learning, elementary parents/guardians must complete the Intent to Change Survey between October 14-21. The deadline to complete the survey is Oct. 21 at 4pm.

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Provide your input: Police presence in UGDSB schools

Posted October 9, 2020

This October, the Upper Grand District School Board is holding a town hall and survey, asking participants for their input regarding the presence of police in UGDSB schools.

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UGDSB launches The Umbrella Project to support mental health and well-being

Posted September 29, 2020

At the Upper Grand District School Board, we value mentally healthy schools, classrooms and work sites. This year, in order to further help support the mental health and well-being of UGDSB students and staff, we are introducing The Umbrella Project to schools and offices.

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40th Anniversary of Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope

Posted September 25, 2020

It’s the 40th Anniversary of Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope and Montgomery Village Public School is on board to help continue Terry’s dream of a world without cancer. The Terry Fox Foundation needs us now more than ever. Please show your support by donating to: http://www.terryfox.ca/MontgomeryVillagePSOrangeville. Together, we can all make a difference! #terryfoxschoolruns …

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Parent Information: Monitoring and Managing COVID-19

Posted September 18, 2020

The UGDSB would like to remind all parents that they have an important role to play in preventing COVID-19 in our schools.

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New COVID-19 school screening tool for Parents/Guardians

Posted September 16, 2020

Hello MVPS families,

The Ministry has developed an updated COVID-19 screening tool. Click on the link to access the Screening Tool.

https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/

 

Reminder to parents: Please screen children every day before coming to school

Posted September 11, 2020

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health and the school board would like to remind all parents/guardians that they are to screen their children every day for COVID-19 symptoms, prior to coming to school.

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MVPS Lunch Supervisors Needed

Posted September 8, 2020

Hello Montgomery Village families. We are looking for any parents or community members who are interested in becoming a yard supervisor. This is a paid position for 1.5 hours per day. We are looking to have these supervisors in place for Sept. 8th. An up-to-date Police Check – Vulnerable Sector, is required, but the …

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MVPS Top Ten Important Reminders

Posted September 4, 2020

Good morning, Parents and Guardians,

In an effort to clarify a few very important changes for the beginning of the year, we have created a top 10 list of important reminders.

Top 10 things to remember for going back to school at Montgomery Village PS:

1) Teachers will phone families on the 8th and 9th of September …

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Returning Technology

Posted September 3, 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians,

As we prepare to have our students back in school, it is very important that we have our technology returned to the school from the households who borrowed it in the Spring. If you were provided with a Chromebook and charger during our distance learning from March until now …

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Letter to parents from Public Health – back to school

Posted September 3, 2020

A letter to parents/guardians from Dr. Nicola Mercer, Medical Officer of Health and CEO of Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health.

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A Note to Parents/Guardians about School Messenger

Posted September 2, 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians,

This is a reminder that School Messenger may populate information that is not accurate. Please do not assume that your child is in a class based on what you are getting in Messenger.

Please refer to the information on the website regarding school start-up.

Your child’s teacher will be reaching out to you on Tuesday …

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Tentative Back to School Plan for MVPS

Posted August 28, 2020

Welcome to the 2020-2021 school year! 

We are looking forward to welcoming all of our new and returning students back to Montgomery Village Public School this September!

As you are aware, the Upper Grand District School Board has put extensive plans in place for the school year. Our school has …

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IMPORTANT: New schedule for staggered entry

Posted August 28, 2020

In order to ensure the safety of students and to provide additional time for staffing schools, the Upper Grand District School Board’s schedule for staggered entry has changed. 

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Changing Pre-Registration Decision – Deadline Sunday Aug. 23 at 4pm

Posted August 19, 2020

In light of recent updates with respect to reopening models and masks, parents/students in both elementary and secondary schools are being given the opportunity to change their original pre-registration decision regarding in-person or remote learning.

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IMPORTANT: Reopening models for UGDSB schools posted online

Posted August 18, 2020

The school board has posted information about the reopening models for UGDSB elementary and secondary schools. The overviews contain important information including model structure for conventional and remote learning, sample schedules, remote learning expectations and more.

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Introducing back to school parent/guardian webinars

Posted August 18, 2020

Parents/guardians, join our mental health clinicians as they discuss different issues and strategies to support your child’s return to school success. 

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Letter from the Director on reopening schools (August 10, 2020)

Posted August 10, 2020

A letter from the UGDSB Director of Education, Martha Rogers, on the reopening of schools in September.

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Reopening Schools: Parent Guide and Pre-Registration survey released

Posted August 6, 2020

The school board has released a Parent Guide with information about the reopening of schools in September, and a Pre-Registration Survey for all UGDSB families. All students must pre-register for school by the August 14, 2020, deadline.

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Letter from the Minister of Education (July 30, 2020)

Posted July 30, 2020

The Minister of Education, Stephen Lecce, has written a letter to all Ontario parents/guardians regarding the province’s announcement on the reopening of schools in September.

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UGDSB seeking applicants for Police Presence in Schools Task Force

Posted July 30, 2020

During the June 23 Board Meeting, the Board of Trustees created a motion to create a Police Presence in Schools Task Force. As part of this task force, the UGDSB is seeking applications from community members and/or individuals.

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