News & Announcements

ETFO Jan. 28 strike: All UGDSB elementary schools to close - UGDSB secondary schools will remain open

On Tuesday Jan. 28, all UGDSB ELEMENTARY schools will be closed to students due to the one-day ETFO strike, unless the strike is averted. Elementary schools will re-open to students on Jan. 29. All UGDSB SECONDARY schools will remain open to students on Jan. 28 and will operate as usual. Jan. 28 is an exam day in secondary schools; exams will continue as scheduled.

TRANSPORTATION: On Jan. 28, buses/student transportation for all UGDSB elementary students will be cancelled; transportation for UGDSB secondary students will run as normal.

COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOLS AND CHILD CARE: Community Use of Schools and third-party operated child care centres remain open during this labour action. Some Before and/or After School Programs may be operating and each operator will communicate directly with families.​

UPDATES: Please continue to check the board website for updates at www.ugdsb.ca/labour.

Important letter regarding Term 1 Report Cards

Posted January 22, 2020

Please read for important information about the impact current provincial job action will have on elementary Term 1 report cards.

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Important information about the Transportation website during strikes

Posted January 20, 2020

Please read for important information about student transportation (busing) communication during a strike that results in the closure of schools to students. 

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NEW DATE: JK Registration & French Immersion On-Time Application Window

Posted January 10, 2020

The French Immersion on-time application deadline has been extended to Monday January 20, 2020, at 4 p.m.

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Messages from Public Health

Posted January 8, 2020

Protect you and your family from cold and flu viruses: Wash handsoften with soap and water. Carry an alcohol-based hand rub in your purse and car to use if soap and water are not available. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth. Germs spread this way. Avoid close ...

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Kindergarten Registration begins January 7th, 2020.

Posted January 6, 2020

Registration for new UGDSB JK and SK students for September 2020 will take place at your child’s home school from January 7-17, 2020.

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Food and Friends Snack Program Update

Posted December 18, 2019

Snacker the Cracker and Mrs A would like to say thank you to all staff, students and families who donated crackers to the 3rd Annual Cracker Drive.  A total of 378 boxes of crackers were donated.  What an accomplishment by our Mustang Families!  Thank you to everyone who donated money ...

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Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin Secondary French Immersion (FI) Assessment

Posted December 9, 2019

The Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin Secondary French Immersion (FI) Assessment – Final Report is being presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on December 10, 2019. The report has considered secondary FI programming in Orangeville, Dufferin and Erin including; the history of FI, enrolment, cohort sizes, and participation and retention rate ...

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December 5th Reminders

Posted December 5, 2019

The first reminder is from our School Council to please come out on Saturday for our 25th Annual Christmas Craft Fair between 9 and 3.  Events include the crafts in the gym, book fair, bake sale, kids shopping and crafts, yoga, silent auction, music, cookie decorating with Santa ...

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Message from School Council

Posted November 27, 2019

Our annual Christmas Craft Fair is taking place on Saturday, December 7th from 9-3.  Each grade level is creating a themed basket for our silent auction.  A note was sent home a few weeks ago with details however, here is a list of themes in case it's been misplaced.  Please ...

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November 25 Reminders

Posted November 25, 2019

A reminder that parents can book a parent-teacher interview online until Tuesday, Nov 26th at noon.  The second message is a friendly reminder to all families during drop off and pick up times. Please obey the street signs for no parking and to not block peoples driveways.  The ...

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November 21st Reminders

Posted November 21, 2019

 Progress Reports for the beginning of Term one were sent home today.  Information was also sent home about booking parent-teacher interviews online.  Instructions for this are on the yellow half-page note. Interviews can be booked online until next Tuesday at noon.  The OEN number needed to book an ...

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Dufferin Holiday Guide for Families

Posted November 20, 2019

Dufferin Holiday Guide 2019

Clothing Swap

Posted November 20, 2019

During the Christmas Craft Sale on Saturday, December 7th, the EcoMustangs will be holding a Clothing Swap to do our share to decrease global warming.  We are asking families of PMPS to send in gently used and CLEAN clothing that you wish to donate.  Students who bring in donations will ...

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Do you have a child starting JK or SK in September 2020?

Posted November 19, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is hosting four Kindergarten registration INFORMATION nights in November and December 2019.

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Important information regarding WHY Survey – a joint survey between UGDSB and WDG Public Health

Posted November 8, 2019

This year Upper Grand District School Board and Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health are 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 in our schools. It also provides important information about the physical and mental health of youth in our area. 

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