News & Announcements

Nhi Testing

Posted October 22, 2019

Have you ever thought about what happens to all the used textiles that we throw away? Important Points At Parkinson Centennial we are trying to help divert some of these used textiles from the landfill. Gather your unwanted clothing, towels, sheets, and other used textiles that you would be otherwise throwing away and

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Waste Textile Recycling

Posted October 21, 2019

Have you ever thought about what happens to all the used textiles that we throw away? At Parkinson Centennial we are trying to help divert some of these used textiles from the landfill. Gather your unwanted clothing, towels, sheets, and other used textiles that you would be otherwise throwing away

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Battery Recycling

Posted October 21, 2019

Battery Blitz Follow the links below to learn more about the battery recycling program running at Parkinson Centennial and learn how you can help divert the waste produced by single use batteries. Battery Recycling Battery Blitz

Job action and labour updates: Information for parents/guardians 

Posted October 3, 2019

Parents/guardians are encouraged to visit www.ugdsb.ca/labour for on-going updates from the school board regarding provincial job action. 

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Updates on Labour Issues

Posted October 3, 2019

The Upper Grand DSB has set up a website to provide updates regarding provincial labour issues and the impact on UGDSB schools and board sites.   Please visit www.ugdsb.ca/labour for on-going updates.

What you need to know to register your child for school

Posted August 12, 2019

The 2019-2020 school year begins on September 3, which means it is almost time to register your child if you are new to the Upper Grand District School Board.

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Board Decision on IB Survey Results and Feasibility Study in Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin

Posted June 27, 2019

Please read the letter from Jennifer Passy, Manager of Planning, on the Board decision on IB Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin. Letter To Parents June 2019  

Parkinson recycles 379 kg of batteries!!

Posted June 10, 2019

Battery Recyling Program

Staff Presentation of Orangeville/Dufferin Erin IB Survey Results and Feasibility Study Report

Posted June 7, 2019

Thank you to all who filled in the survey to express interest in an International Baccalaureate programme (IB) in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin. The survey results and other feasibility criteria such as enrolment levels, participation rates and financial implications of offering the IB programme have been considered in the report “Orangeville/Dufferin

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DATE CHANGE: Special Olympics Track & Field Meet moved to Wednesday May 15

Posted May 12, 2019

Due to rain in the forecast, the Special Olympics Track & Field Meet has been postponed to Wednesday May 15, 2019.

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Environmental Sustainability Award

Posted May 6, 2019

The Sustainable Orangeville Committee presented the Environmental Sustainability Award to the Parkinson Eco Club on Monday, April 29th,  to recognize their positive contribution and efforts towards the environmental health of our local community.Sustainability Award

IB Survey Response Deadline – April 12th

Posted April 10, 2019

If you have not yet responded to the International Baccalaureate survey, the deadline is this Friday, April 12th. The survey is being conducted by the UGDSB to confirm interest in and the feasibility of establishing an IB Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin. www.ugdsb.ca/IBsurvey

Student Nutrition Program

Posted April 9, 2019

Feeding Students Parkinson is fortunate to be able to offer a nutrition program to all our students, whether they need breakfast, a little extra to eat, or forgot their lunch at home.  However, without the support of our wonderful community partners, we would

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Plastic Bag Challenge

Posted April 9, 2019

Parkinson is once again taking part in the Plastic Bag Collection challenge.  Please read  more about it in the following link. PlasticBag Challenge

A Survey to Confirm Interest in and the Feasibility of Establishing an IB Diploma Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin

Posted April 1, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a survey to confirm interest in and the feasibility of establishing an International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin. The IBDP is respected by leading universities across the globe. IB offers an education focused on teaching students to think critically and independently,

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