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Professional Activity Day Description – April 8, 2024

Posted March 18, 2024

Information for Elementary Parents/Guardians

Date: April 8, 2024

Length: Full Day

Topics:

Elementary Topic AM: Mathematics

Elementary Topic PM: Mental Health and Well-Being

Secondary Topic AM: Mathematics or Artificial Intelligence

Secondary Topic PM: Mental Health …

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Jr. Youth Day at the Grove

Posted March 4, 2024

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What’s happening at the Grove this March!

Posted March 4, 2024

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UGDSB introducing new grade 7/8 Mental Health Literacy Modules to support student mental health and well-being

Posted February 27, 2024

GUELPH, ON – The Upper Grand District School Board will be delivering modules to grade 7/8 students to enhance mental health literacy.   

Earlier this year, the Ministry of Education introduced a series of modules to support the existing mental health literacy expectations within the grades 7 and 8 Health …

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CPF Canadian Parents for French

Posted February 23, 2024

We are pleased to say that our PPS chapter of CPF (Canadian Parents for French) is FINALLY back and having our first in-person meeting post-Covid!

We will be meeting on Wednesday, March 6 at 7 pm in the library at PPS. Any …

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Revised School Calendar (Solar Eclipse)

Posted February 23, 2024

Please see the link here for the revised Elementary Cycle Day calendar to reflect the  PA day move to Monday, April 8th.   The changes impact cycle days from April 9th to April 19th only.  …

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WHY survey

Posted February 23, 2024

Dear Parent(s)/ Guardian(s),

In February, Upper Grand District School Board, is 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 …

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Report Cards

Posted February 16, 2024

Report cards are available for parents to view/download. If you run into any difficulties, please contact us at the school. We believe the issue with some SK reports has been resolved.

Provide your input on the 2024-25 School Year Calendars

Posted February 15, 2024

Planning for the next school year has begun and the Upper Grand District School Board is seeking feedback on the proposed 2024-2025 school year calendars.

Each year, the UGDSB’s School Year Calendar Committee submits draft calendars for the upcoming school year to the Ministry. Once approved, these calendars are …

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Remote Learning Pre-Registration for the 2024-2025 school year

Posted February 1, 2024

During the 2023-2024 school year, the Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB), in partnership with Avon Maitland District School Board (AMDSB) and Grand Erie District School Board (GEDSB) worked together to provide remote learning for elementary students. While we believe that in-person learning best supports students, we recognize that some families may want their child to learn remotely, due to their unique circumstances.

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Join us in celebrating Black Heritage, Black Brilliance and Black Futures this month!

Posted February 1, 2024

Black Heritage Month

Professional Activity Day Description – Jan. 26, 2024

Posted January 22, 2024

Elementary Staff will spend the full day on Assessment and Evaluation that includes report card preparation/reporting of student achievement and learning skills, to be communicated with parents/guardians.  

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PA Day January 26

Posted January 22, 2024

There is a PA Day on Janaury 26, 2024 for UGDSB schools.

January PA Day Description Poster For Elementary Schools

CMHAWW offering 2nd part to Understanding Human Trafficking webinar

Posted January 19, 2024

The Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington, in partnership with the Upper Grand District School Board and several other community partners, is pleased to announce part two of the Understanding Human Trafficking series.

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Parent Workshop Opportunity

Posted January 18, 2024

The board is offering an AHST (Anti Human Sex Trafficking) Workshop for parents. Please see the attached poster for information on signing up.

AHST Poster Winter 2024

1st Palmerston Scouts

Posted January 11, 2024

Scouts Flyer 2024 Final

Strengths to Grow: Invitation to Parents & Guardians

Posted December 5, 2023

Parents and guardians of elementary school children are invited to participate in the Strengths to Grow research study. This approved brief study is entirely online and can be completed at any time. Participants will complete two 10-minute surveys and the 30-minute Strengths to Grow program which helps parents …

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JK Registration 2024/2025 School Year

Posted December 4, 2023

Get Ready for School!  Kindergarten Registration January 9-26, 2024.

How to Register:

Pre-register online at www.ugdsb/Kindergarten
Once the pre-registration has been successfully submitted, make an appointment at the school to show the required documents.
If applying to French Immersion, you must complete the application process, including submission of all required documents by 4:00 p.m. on …

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Kindergarten Registration is fast approaching – Here’s what you need to know

Posted December 4, 2023

Kindergarten Registration for the 2024-2025 school year opens January 9, 2024. The French Immersion on-time application window for registration for the 2024-2025 school year is open from January 9 to January 26 at 4:00 pm.

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Food Drive – December 4th to 8th 

Posted November 23, 2023

Palmerston Public School will be hosting a Food Drive on the week of December 4th. All donations will be going to the Palmerston Food Bank. The following are items that are the most sought-after items:

Canned goods (beans, soups, and stews)
Canned meats and fish
Infant foods and baby formula
Canned vegetables and fruit
Bathroom tissue and diapers
Personal …

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