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We’re recruiting for a crossing guard

Posted March 4, 2022

Five Spare adult school crossing guard positions are vacant. Shifts are scheduled between 7:45 to 9:00 a.m. and 2:45 to 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday (except holidays and P.D. days). Spare guards are paid for a full hour per shift as well as mileage to an form their home. The ...

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Congratulations, Mrs. Stronach!

Posted March 2, 2022

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Vice-Principal Changes

Posted February 24, 2022

Dear MWPS Community,

I have some news to share with you that comes with lots of mixed emotions for me!

Starting after March break, I will be moving to Vice-Principal at King George Public School. The opportunity for me to gain experience at another school in the VP ...

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Mitchell Woods 101 – Virtual Tour

Posted February 18, 2022

Dear Mitchell Woods Families: In the past, we’ve been lucky enough to have a wonderful event at our school hosted by our School Council. The event is called Mitchell Woods 101. It serves as an introduction to the school for new families but also as an opportunity to learn and reconnect ...

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ALL UGDSB SCHOOLS/OFFICES CLOSED FRIDAY FEB. 18: Emergency remote learning/working day

Posted February 18, 2022

Due to inclement weather, all UGDSB schools and offices are closed today to staff and students. Students are to shift to remote learning, where possible. Staff should not report to work in person, and should shift to remote working where possible. All buses and taxis are cancelled to Upper Grand schools.

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Updates to masking protocols outdoors, COVID-19 screening tool

Posted February 16, 2022

Please review the following updates to protocols around masking outdoors, extracurriculars, and the province’s COVID-19 screening tool.

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Elementary report cards available for download starting this week

Posted February 14, 2022

Elementary report cards will be available for parents to download from the Parent Portal as early as February 15 and by February 17 at the latest.

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Update on the resumption of sports and extracurricular activities

Posted February 14, 2022

The school board is pleased to announce the resumption of extracurricular activities and sports in our schools. Please see this post for details.

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WHY Survey – We Need Your Voice

Posted February 8, 2022

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has partnered with our School Board to conduct the WHY Survey for staff, students, and parents. Staff and students (Grade 4-8) will be completing the voluntary survey at school. (A letter went home earlier this week about the student survey.) We are asking parents and guardians to complete the survey by ...

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Sledding Update

Posted January 30, 2022

We are very fortunate to have a wonderful sledding hill at the back of our school and a number of crazy carpets that our students can use with their teachers during phys ed and DPA.  A couple of reminders regarding sledding:

Students are ...

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COVID-19 information for parents/caregivers from Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health

Posted January 27, 2022

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is sharing information with families regarding COVID-19.

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We’re recruiting for a crossing guard at Five Spare Guards Positions

Posted January 26, 2022

Crossing_guardsFive Spare adult school crossing guard positions are vacant. Shifts are scheduled between 7:45 to 9:00 a.m. and 2:45 to 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday (except holidays and P.D. days). Spare guards are paid for a full hour per shift as well ...

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Notice: Temporary cancellation of bus routes due to bus driver absences 

Posted January 24, 2022

The Transportation Consortium (STWDSTS) that provides student transportation services to the Upper Grand DSB and neighbouring school boards is advising that due to COVID-19, the Omicron variant and isolation requirements, they may experience higher than normal absence rates for school bus drivers. To address bus driver shortages and avoid cancelling bus routes at the last minute in the morning, some bus routes in the UGDSB will be proactively cancelled to free up drivers.

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Monitoring School Absence Rates in the UGDSB

Posted January 18, 2022

As an additional measure and layer of communication to keep our communities informed, the UGDSB has launched a pilot initiative to track school absence rates on a daily basis. This process is a pilot program and may evolve as required.

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Multi-lingual video instructions for performing Rapid Antigen Tests

Posted January 18, 2022

Multi-lingual video instructions for performing Rapid Antigen Tests
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