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Information about remote learning, COVID-19 updates

The province has directed all schools to participate in remote learning following the April Break. For more information, please click here. 

All UGDSB schools to remain in remote learning following Spring Break

Posted April 12, 2021

On Monday April 12, 2021, the provincial government announced that all Ontario schools would participate in remote learning following the April Break.

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Live Free 2021

Posted April 9, 2021

Live Free Thank you Priory Park families for your donations to our Help Kids Live Free From Hunger 2021 Campaign. This year we raised $460 toward helping the Food & Friends Program provide healthy snacks and meals to local children and youth. ...

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Asymptomatic COVID-19 testing available to our school on April 17

Posted April 9, 2021

Asymptomatic COVID-19 testing is available for all students and their family members and staff from our school on April 17, 2021. 

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LIDZ on KIDZ Bike Helmet Giveaway

Posted April 7, 2021

The Brain Injury Association Waterloo-Wellington are hosting a FREE event on Saturday, May 29th in Guelph. With the support of our sponsors (McLeish Orlando, Shift Concussion Management and the Guelph Trillium Rotary Club),  we will provide up to 200 free bicycle helmets to children in Guelph who cannot otherwise afford them. Due to the ...

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All UGDSB schools directed to shift to remote learning effective Wed. April 7

Posted April 5, 2021

The UGDSB has been notified by Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health that Public Health’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Nicola Mercer, will issue an Order, directing all schools within the WDG region to shift to remote learning effective Wednesday April 7, 2021.

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#UGUmbrella – This April we are looking at Intrinsic Motivation

Posted March 30, 2021

April’s Umbrella Project theme is “Intrinsic Motivation.” For those who are unsure exactly what that means, intrinsic motivation is the act of doing something without an external reward.  

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Information about elementary graduation celebrations

Posted March 26, 2021

Due to on-going COVID-19 restrictions around large gatherings and physical distancing, UGDSB elementary schools will not be able to hold traditional in-person graduation ceremonies this spring. This includes both indoor and outdoor ceremonies. 

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Recommended reading in Indigenous education and knowledge

Posted March 25, 2021

This year, Upper Grand DSB board and school staff groups have continued organizing and participating in book studies, focusing on furthering learning in anti-racism and anti-oppression. Here are some ideas for recommended reading in Indigenous education and knowledge.

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Policy feedback opportunity: Indigenous Education

Posted March 24, 2021

The following new draft policy has been released for public consultation, and feedback from the public is welcome on the draft documents: Policy 519 – Indigenous Education (First Nations, Métis, Inuit).

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Immigrant Services information on Vaccine Workshop’s for families

Posted March 16, 2021

WORKSHOP COVID Vaccine Links Parents, Immigrant Services is offering COVID-19 Vaccination Information Session for newcomers to Canada. Please click on the link for more information.  
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