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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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PMPS Weekly Update February 15th, 2024

Posted February 14, 2024

Dear Mustang Families, 

It has been another fantastic week here at PMPS. We have now chosen one junior and one intermediate student to represent our school at the Lions Club public speaking competition. All of the students who represented their class did a wonderful job. The curling team continues to do well, winning …

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PMPS Weekly Update February 8th, 2024

Posted February 8, 2024

Good afternoon Mustang Families, 

As February continues, we are recognizing Black Heritage, Black Brilliance, and Black Futures month here at our school. We are learning about influential black role models on our daily announcements, during classroom activities, and through school displays. We are proudly flying the Pan African flag for the …

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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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PMPS Weekly Update January 31, 2024

Posted January 31, 2024

Good afternoon Mustang Families, 

As February begins, we are recognizing Black Heritage, Black Brilliance, and Black Futures month here at our school. We are learning about influential black role models on our daily announcements, during classroom activities, and through school displays. We are proudly flying the Pan African flag for the …

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PMPS Weekly Update January 24th, 2023

Posted January 24, 2024

Good morning Mustang Families, 

As February begins next week, we are recognizing Black Heritage, Black Brilliance, and Black Futures month here at our school. We are learning about influential black role models on our daily announcements, during classroom activities, and through school displays. We are proudly flying the Pan African flag …

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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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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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PMPS Weekly Update January 18th, 2024

Posted January 18, 2024

Good evening Mustang Families, 

It’s been another good week here at PMPS. Our junior and intermediate students continue to learn from the Family Transition Place presentations, students in grade 6/7 snowshoed while embracing winter weather,  our curling team had their first practice at the Orangeville Curling Club, and our junior/intermediates have …

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DPSN- Dufferin Parent Support Network Workshops

Posted January 15, 2024

Good Morning, I am writing to share our January / Early February workshop schedule of free online parenting workshops with you. Please see the attached.January2024 WorkshopsThank you,

Alyssa Kamphuis

Coordinator
DPSN – Dufferin Parent Support Network

Cold Weather Information for Parents/Guardians 

Posted January 15, 2024

Every year we get questions on when it is too cold for the students to be outside. There is no real concrete answer. Decisions depend on the amount of wind, sunlight, length of time out, etc.

We do expect students to come dressed for the weather and to be outside. Please …

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Our Cracker Drive is Back!

Posted January 12, 2024

“Little by little, a little becomes A LOT”

-Tanzanian Proverb

Dear PMPS Families,

Our first cracker drive was so successful that we had crackers for all our students in 2023. We need your help again as our supply is running low. We are asking for help re-stocking our shelves with more boxes of crackers.

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PMPS Weekly Update January 11th, 2024

Posted January 11, 2024

Good evening Mustang Families, 

Happy New Year! We hope you and your family had a great holiday season. We’re glad to have our students and staff back, they have settled back in nicely. We have a number of great things going on here at PMPS. Some examples include our curling team …

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Summer Camps for New Comer Families

Posted January 10, 2024

News from Immigrant Services About Summer Camps: Happy New Year!This is Binaya Nyaupane from Immigrant Services Guelph Wellington. I am a Settlement Worker in School (SWIS) assigned to your school for 2023-2024 school year. I am hoping to pass along some information that may be helpful to some newcomer families; SWIS is …

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Grade 8 Grad Photos January 17th, 2024

Posted January 9, 2024

Hi Grade 8 Grad Parents & Guardians,

Please see the attached for information about grad photos that are happening January 17th, 2024 at 850am.

Here’s to the class of 2024!

Grad Photo Information

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