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Please read: Information for UGDSB schools regarding international travel and COVID-19

Posted March 12, 2020

With March Break approaching, many families and staff have questions about international travel and precautions required upon returning from travel. A letter with travel advice from Public Health is posted on the UGDSB website.

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Information from Public Health

Posted March 2, 2020

March is Nutrition Month and dietitians across Canada are talking about how healthy eating is about so much more than food! Cooking together as a family is a great way to help kids learn food skills, put math into action, develop confidence, and have fun.  Starting at age 2 kids ...

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Join the global Movement! Celebrate Earth Hour on March 28th at 8:30pm

Posted February 24, 2020

Earth Hour’s mission is uniting people to protect the planet by raising awareness of about climate change and encouraging positive action.    “Earth Hour was famously started as a lights-off event in Sydney, Australia in 2007. Since then it has grown to engage more than 172 countries and territories worldwide.”   Earth Hour ...

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Posted February 24, 2020

Are screens the new smoking? Parents and students are invited to learn more about the many impacts of screens on our lives and how we might foster a healthier relationship with them. Come and join us Thursday, April 23 from 6:00p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the John F. Ross CVI - ...


Nutrition Program Update

Posted February 19, 2020

PMPS is excited to be participating in the Food and Friends LIVE FREE Campaign.  On Friday, March 6th bring in a toonie to support the Nutrition Program.  Every dollar raised stays at the school to purchase fresh and nutritious fruits, veggies, cheese, etc. for snack trays. Our slogan is: "Hats for ...

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Dufferin Parent Support Network

Posted February 1, 2020

Here is the DPSN Winter programs Winter 2020 Schedule

Information for parents/guardians about coronavirus

Posted January 27, 2020

Information for UGDSB parents and guardians regarding coronavirus.

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Reminder of Security Cameras

Posted October 18, 2019

Last Fall we notified our community that our video cameras were made active. All schools within the Upper Grand have security cameras. The purpose of this video surveillance is to increase security and safety within the school. The video footage is only used to investigate issues that occur within or around ...

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Orange Shirt Day

Posted September 29, 2019

Monday, September 30th is Orange Shirt Day. Let’s recognize the impact of residential schools on Indigenous communities for more than a century in Canada.

Week of September 16th Reminders

Posted September 16, 2019

Our first reminder is that pizza orders are now open online.  Orders must be completed online on Wednesday the 18th by midnight.  In addition, please remember to pay for agendas using School Cash Online. Thank you to all the families who have returned forms.  If you haven’t ...

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Creating a Culture of Privacy

Posted September 13, 2019

It is the responsibility of everyone to protect students’ personal and confidential information   All parents, guardian, and visitors to the school are reminded that the privacy of all our students must be maintained at all times.  We are ultimately responsible for the safety and security of our students and the security ...

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Student Accident Insurance

Posted September 9, 2019

Reminder for parents/guardians: Accidents happen – be prepared with Student Accident Insurance   Parents/guardians are responsible for expenses related to student injuries on and off school premises during school activities.  Accidents can and do happen and the costs involved might not be fully covered by Provincial Health Care or employer group insurance ...

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First Day Procedures – Tuesday, September 3rd

Posted August 27, 2019

Welcome back!   We trust that all of our families had an enjoyable summer and are ready for another exciting school year at PMPS.  We are eager to welcome our students back to school on Tuesday.  Our school is in excellent shape thanks to our custodial team.  ...

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June is Pride Month

Posted May 31, 2019

The month of June is Pride month. Many of our students, staff, parents/guardians and community members identify as members of the Rainbow or LGBTQ+ community. Flying the Pride flag not only signals that our schools are safe spaces for everyone, it also aligns with our Vision Statement and Guiding Principles ...

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