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Letter from the Minister of Education (July 30, 2020)

Posted July 30, 2020

The Minister of Education, Stephen Lecce, has written a letter to all Ontario parents/guardians regarding the province’s announcement on the reopening of schools in September.

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UGDSB seeking applicants for Police Presence in Schools Task Force

Posted July 30, 2020

During the June 23 Board Meeting, the Board of Trustees created a motion to create a Police Presence in Schools Task Force. As part of this task force, the UGDSB is seeking applications from community members and/or individuals.

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IMPORTANT: Parents and students asked to complete survey by July 10

Posted June 30, 2020

The Upper Grand District School Board is asking all parents/guardians (K-12) and students in grades 7-12 to complete a survey regarding the fall restart of school. ​

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Letter from the Director to parents/guardians and students (June 26, 2020)

Posted June 26, 2020

A letter to UGDSB parents/guardians and students as the 2019-2020 school year comes to a close.

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Mr. Turner’s Year End Message

Posted June 26, 2020

Well, we made it through a very challenging year PMPS families.  I look forward to seeing everyone back in September.  Be sure to download the UGConnect app and/or check this website for updates on September start-up.

Stay safe everyone and enjoy the summer.  Click on this link to view my message to Graduates, Students, …

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Feedback welcome on draft board Policy 303 – Naming of Schools and Board Facilities

Posted June 24, 2020

The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public input on draft Policy 303 – Naming of Schools and Board Facilities.

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UGDSB Gifted screening in fall 2020 postponed

Posted June 23, 2020

Please note that CCAT screening for grade 3 students in the fall of 2020 will be postponed until 2021.

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June Mental Health Newsletter

Posted June 19, 2020

Talking about Mental Health newsletter.

Talking About Mental Health: Uncertainty, self care and community

Posted June 19, 2020

In the June 2020 edition of Talking About Mental Health, we discuss tolerating uncertainty, supporting anxious kids, self care and compassion, and community connections.

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Summer supports available for students with mental health needs, special education needs

Posted June 19, 2020

The UGDSB is providing a number of supports for students and families throughout the summer of 2020, including mental health supports, supports for students with Autism and transition supports for students with complex special education needs or mental health needs.

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Racism Survey for UGDSB Students and Families

Posted June 19, 2020

Let’s Talk About Racism Student Poster

Dear Parents, Guardians and Caregivers:

The Upper Grand District School Board is committed to disrupting and addressing systemic racism and oppression in all of its forms. We are committed to making sure the work we do is fully transparent and accountable to all Upper Grand students, staff, families, and …

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Report Card Information

Posted June 17, 2020

PMPS students’ Report Cards will be mailed to families for children in JK to Grade 7. Grade 8 students report cards will be part of the ‘Grade 8 Loot’ pick up day scheduled for Tuesday, June 23rd. Grade 8 students should check their ugcloud email to see their scheduled time for pick-up.

Borrowed Chromebooks

Posted June 17, 2020

PMPS students who have borrowed a chromebook for distance learning, may continue to use the device over the summer months and return it in September. Please continue to treat the devices with care as they are an essential learning tool here at Princess Margaret. If your child is moving to another school or entering …

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Resilience and perseverance of students recognized through Achieving by Believing Awards

Posted June 11, 2020

In recognition of student achievement, the UGDSB holds an annual celebratory event to recognize the recipients of the Student Success: Achieving by Believing Awards. The 2020 award recipients have been announced.

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Community Involvement Hours information for grade 8 and high school students

Posted June 10, 2020

As we move into the summer months we want to encourage students to consider safe options to obtain your community hours.

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