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#UGUmbrella – This May we are looking at Autonomy – our ability to make decisions 

Posted April 30, 2021

This May, the Upper Grand District School Board is looking at autonomy as our Umbrella Skill. Autonomy is our ability to make decisions and have a say in the direction of our lives.

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Draft school year calendars for 2021-22 approved

Posted April 28, 2021

At the Board Meeting held on April 27, 2021, trustees approved draft school year calendars for the 2021-2022 school year for elementary and secondary schools in the Upper Grand DSB. The draft calendars will now be submitted to the Ministry of Education for final approval.

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Math Website for Families

Posted April 26, 2021

The elementary curriculum department invites families to come and explore a new math website for Parents and Guardians called, Games and Activities that Support Mathematical Thinking at Home. The site is full of parent/guardian resources and activities you may use at home to strengthen foundational numeracy skills with your children. The purpose of this …

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Update regarding remote learning resuming April 19

Posted April 15, 2021

Information for families regarding the resumption of remote learning on April 19, including information for students in specialized DD class placements.

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All UGDSB schools to remain in remote learning following Spring Break

Posted April 12, 2021

On Monday April 12, 2021, the provincial government announced that all Ontario schools would participate in remote learning following the April Break.

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Second COVID Case

Posted April 8, 2021

Dear Parents, Please see the attached letter from Public Health regarding a second positive COVID 19 case in our school. With two cases in the school, we have been declared to have an outbreak. At this time, all high-risk contact students and staff have been contacted. If you did not receive a call or …

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All UGDSB schools directed to shift to remote learning effective Wed. April 7

Posted April 5, 2021

The UGDSB has been notified by Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health that Public Health’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Nicola Mercer, will issue an Order, directing all schools within the WDG region to shift to remote learning effective Wednesday April 7, 2021.

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MVPS COVID Case

Posted April 3, 2021

Please see the Public Health Notice below. There has been a positive case of COVID 19 in our school. If you were considered a high risk contact, you will have already been contacted.

 

Public Health School Letter April 2

School Council Meeting

Posted April 1, 2021

MVPS parents,

We have our next virtual parent council meeting on Wednesday, April 7th (link below). Please fill out the attached Google form if you have any questions you would like to ask of MVPS Parent Council or Mr. Ellery/Mrs. Toth.

Please have questions in by Tuesday April 6th at noon.

MVPS Parent Council

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc-ln1ttygS68v1x0n_09jMN_z2IRSBYZ2E1wN-nk6VlFROEA/viewform

This meeting will take …

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#UGUmbrella – This April we are looking at Intrinsic Motivation

Posted March 30, 2021

April’s Umbrella Project theme is “Intrinsic Motivation.” For those who are unsure exactly what that means, intrinsic motivation is the act of doing something without an external reward.  

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