School News

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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Possible School Closure – Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Posted January 10, 2020

January 10, 2020

Dear parents and guardians,

On January 10, the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) announced that its teachers and education workers will take part in a one-day, full withdrawal of services in select locations across Ontario on January 15, 2020. The Upper …

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Before and/or After School Program Need Board Survey

Posted January 8, 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians:

This board survey is for parents of children who will be registered in Kindergarten to Grade 6 forSeptember 2020 and who need a Before and/or After School Program where one is not alreadyoffered in a school.  This survey will help decide if a Program will be offered at your child’s school.

Completion of this …

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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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Starting the Year Mindfully

Posted December 16, 2019

Starting a new year, coming off of a two week school break, new resolutions and on-going challenges are a few of the things we have on our plates in January.  There is a lot of research that has shown the power of mindfulness in reducing stress and anxiety, increasing mental well-being, helping with sleep …

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Environmental Newsletter

Posted December 16, 2019

JANUARY is the time to carry out your Eco Resolutions!
“There will be more waste plastic in the sea than fish by 2050” Dame Ellen MacArthur
It’s a brand new year and the perfect time for positive change. For example, let’s end plastic pollution.
Based on the daily news, it’s never been more critical to increase your environmental …

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Talking About Mental Health December 2019 – GIVE THE GIFT OF RESILIENCY

Posted November 25, 2019

As we head through December and towards the holidays, it is important to be aware that this can be a very exciting time of year, but for some it is also a difficult time of year.

REMEMBER:

eat well
get good sleep
don’t over schedule
stay connected to family and friends
keep daily routines going

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Environmental Activities to Help Celebrate our Planet!

Posted November 25, 2019

December 10th is HUMAN RIGHTS Day
““You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” —Jane Goodall
Celebrate Human Rights Day on December 10th!
Human Rights Day calls on …

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Salem Public School Toy & Gift Drive

Posted November 20, 2019

From December 2nd to December 6th Salem we will be collecting new toys and gifts that will be donate to families in need in our area. We ask that toys/gifts are sent into school between the dates of December 2nd to December 6th.  This year we will run theme days on each of the …

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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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