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Outdoor Masking Guideline Change

Posted September 3, 2021

Good morning MVPS families.

Yesterday, we received changes to the outdoor masking guidelines that we previously communicated with families. At this point, we are still able to have students go out for nutrition breaks and mix with students from other cohorts. However, if students choose to mix with students from other cohorts, they will have …

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First Day!

Posted September 1, 2021

Dear parents and guardians;

Welcome back to school. As a staff, we are using this week for training, professional development, and preparing to receive our students on September 7th. There are many new members joining our school community this year.

Many of you will be wondering what our first day looks like. We are still under …

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2021 Long Term Accommodation Plan annual review report approved

Posted June 23, 2021

The 2021 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved at the Board Meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board on June 22, 2021.

This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. It is necessary for …

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Policy feedback opportunity: School Volunteers, Educational Field Trips and Off-Site Activities

Posted June 23, 2021

The following UGDSB draft policies have been released for public consultation: Policy 205 School Volunteers, and Policy 508 Educational Field Trips and Off-Site Activities. The deadline to provide feedback is October 14, 2021, at 4pm.

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Summer Mental Health Support Line

Posted June 18, 2021

If your child or youth needs mental health support over the summer, you or your youth can call and leave a voicemail at

519-822-4420 ext 588. We have Mental Health Clinicians available and voice mails will be checked regularly from July 2 to August 30. Please note that this is not a crisis line.

If your …

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Board News: End of the year information (June 2021)

Posted June 16, 2021

As we approach the end of the school year, we would like to say thank you to all our students, families and staff for their hard work and understanding throughout the year. The purpose of this letter is to provide you with information about the last few weeks of school. 

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WDG Public Health to host Parent Information Session on COVID-19 vaccines

Posted June 10, 2021

On June 14, 2021, at 7pm, Dr. Matthew Tenenbaum, the Associate Medical Officer of Health for Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health, will be offering a presentation for youth and their parents/caregivers to learn more about WDGPH’s COVID-19 vaccination program and answer parent questions. 

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UGDSB celebrates National Indigenous History Month

Posted June 9, 2021

June is National Indigenous History Month, a month where we celebrate and recognize histories, contributions and diversity of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples in Canada. 

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Congratulations, Kara!

Posted June 8, 2021

One of our MVPS students, Kara Taylor, has won big! Kara participated in a National Writing contest where students from across the country were asked to write on the meaning of home. Inspired and encouraged by Mrs. Lee, Kara wrote a passionate poem describing what home means to her. Kara is a gifted writer …

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Supports for staff and students following horrific violence targeting Muslim community

Posted June 8, 2021

The Upper Grand District School Board would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the Muslim community following the horrific violence in London, Ontario, which killed four family members and sent another family member to hospital with serious injuries. Officials are reporting that this is an apparent hate crime and that the victims were targeted because of their Muslim faith. 

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