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Important information regarding Reopening Schools, COVID-19 and more

Please click the links below for information on reopening schools in fall 2020 and supports for students and families: 

Orange Shirt Day – September 30th

Posted September 23, 2020

Picture The annual Orange Shirt Day on September 30th opens the door to global conversation on all aspects of Residential Schools. It is an opportunity to create meaningful discussion about the effects of Residential Schools and the legacy they have left behind.  A discussion all Canadians can tune ...

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School Council Meeting – September 28th

Posted September 22, 2020

School Council AGM | École St. John Paul II School Our first virtual school council meeting for the 2020-2021 school year will take place on Monday, September 28th at 6:30 pm.  Please use this link to join the Google meeting: https://meet.google.com/fsp-xdnx-sev Elections for executive positions on council will ...

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Rowan’s Law Day – September 30th

Posted September 21, 2020

Speak Up About Concussions – Rowan’s Law Day is September 30 On September 30, schools across the Upper Grand District School Board will be marking Rowan’s Law Day – a day to raise awareness about concussions. In March 2018, the Ontario government passed a law known as Rowan’s Law, named after 17-year-old ...

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Terry Fox School Run/Walk Event

Posted September 21, 2020

Header Image   In celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Terry’s Marathon of Hope, our school is participating in the Terry Fox School Run. We are proudly committed to raising much-needed funds for cancer research. Please consider supporting our efforts for this very worthwhile cause.  Our school event will be ...

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Parent Information: Monitoring and Managing COVID-19

Posted September 18, 2020

The UGDSB would like to remind all parents that they have an important role to play in preventing COVID-19 in our schools.

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Fundraising

Posted September 16, 2020

September 16, 2020

Dear parents/guardians,

As we continue to welcome students back into our schools and focus on new protocols to help keep students and staff safe, the Upper Grand District School Board has notified schools that school-organized fundraising will be paused at this time.

The board recognizes that ...

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Covid-19 Screening Tool for Children

Posted September 14, 2020

Once the poster is open, click on the link that appears on the device: Promotional Poster For Online Screening Tool Sept 15 2020

Food and Friends at Home

Posted September 14, 2020

Ff H Logo What is Food & Friends at Home? An evolution of our Fresh Food for Kids initiative, Food & Friends at Home will be supporting children and youth through their transition back to school. Our Fresh Food for Kids initiative worked to continue to support the needs ...

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Reminder to parents: Please screen children every day before coming to school

Posted September 11, 2020

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health and the school board would like to remind all parents/guardians that they are to screen their children every day for COVID-19 symptoms, prior to coming to school.

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Letter to parents from Public Health – back to school

Posted September 3, 2020

A letter to parents/guardians from Dr. Nicola Mercer, Medical Officer of Health and CEO of Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health.

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IMPORTANT: New schedule for staggered entry

Posted August 28, 2020

In order to ensure the safety of students and to provide additional time for staffing schools, the Upper Grand District School Board’s schedule for staggered entry has changed. 

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PMPS Parent Information for School Start-Up

Posted August 28, 2020

Hello Princess Margaret Families, Please read through our School Start Up Info For Website (1)document.  The document includes information about the Staggered Entry schedule for students, First Day Procedures, Lunch and Recess procedures and more. Looking forward to welcoming our students back to school on September 10th and September 11th! PMPS Staff ...

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School Supplies Information

Posted August 28, 2020

As we work to finalize our re-opening plan, there have been many questions around suggested school supplies.  For school supplies, as we will not be using cubbies or coat bays at this time, it is important to please keep your child's personal items to a minimum.  To support a safe ...

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Registering New Students and Completing JK Registration Information

Posted August 26, 2020

Welcome new students and families to Princess Margaret Public School! New Student Registration for the 2020-2021 school year will take place on Tuesday, September 1st, 2020. In order to follow public health regulations, a registration table will be set up at the main entrance of the school. ...

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Smoke and Vape-Free Workplace Communication

Posted August 26, 2020

Smoke and Vape-Free Environment

The Upper Grand DSB provides a smoke and vape-free environment for its students, staff and others while on Board property, in accordance with the Smoke-Free Ontario Act and Board policy 208. This policy refers to all forms of tobacco, ...

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