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WinterFest is Coming – December 10th!

Posted November 29, 2022

Spencer Ave Winter Fest is fast approaching and shaping up to be a fantastic day for the whole family!

Each class is putting together a basket of themed items to be auctioned off. Please send in donations for your child’s class by Wed Nov 30th so School Council has time to get them all wrapped up …

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Inclement weather procedures for UGDSB schools

Posted November 18, 2022

With winter weather here, now is a great time to review the Upper Grand District School Board’s procedures for Inclement Weather Days.

Updated information has been posted on the UGDSB website outlining the different procedures for bus cancellations, school closures due to inclement weather, and more.

LINK: UGDSB INCLEMENT WEATHER PROCEDURES

**A reminder to please follow our …

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Principal’s Message – November 11, 2022

Posted November 11, 2022

On this Remembrance Day I would like to thank Mr. Lopes’ class for organizing and presenting at our two assemblies to honour those Canadians who served or are serving in our country’s military.  We would also like to thank the choir, led by Mrs. McAteer and Mrs.Trumble.  The sound of children’s voices …

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Upper Grand collaborates with organizations to provide tutoring supports

Posted November 9, 2022

The Upper Grand District School Board in association with The Grove, TVOLearn, Streams Community Hub, Tutor Bright, and Reading Rocks is providing students at both the elementary and secondary levels with additional tutoring support and resources. These additional support and resources were made possible through funding provided by the Ontario Ministry of Education.

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Principal’s Message – November 7, 2022

Posted November 7, 2022

As most of you likely know already, we will NOT be pivoting to remote learning this week.  Our school will be open for in-person learning.  We are pleased to welcome back our custodial team who we have missed these last few days.

News from School Council:

Our School Council is hard at …

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Principal’s Message – November 3, 2022

Posted November 4, 2022

We certainly have been lucky to have this warm stretch of weather and have been making the most of it by enjoying nature walks, moving gym classes and many lessons outdoors.  

I am sending the Principal’s Message out a little early this week as many parents have been reaching out concerning …

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Principal’s Message – October 30, 2022

Posted October 30, 2022

This week’s Principal’s Message will be a short one as I am a little under the weather.

A reminder that tomorrow, being Halloween, students may wear a costume (please see guidelines from my earlier Principal’s Message), wear black and orange, or come in regular dress.  To those of our community that celebrate…Happy Halloween!

Tuesday is Picture …

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Parents/Guardians invited to free webinar: Post-pandemic Mental Health

Posted October 17, 2022

Parents/guardians are invited to join a free webinar in November on post-pandemic mental health.

Join Kevin Cameron as he shares information and strategies relating to post-pandemic mental health for adults and children.

A survey by CMHA Ontario showed that nearly half (48 per cent) of Ontarians say their mental health has worsened over the past two …

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Principal’s Message – October 15, 2022

Posted October 15, 2022

As I review the announcements each day I am amazed by the number of clubs and teams students are able to participate in.  From choir to volleyball, to art club and building teams…students have many opportunities to get involved.

On Monday we are having our first “Colour House” day for students …

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Download school ventilation reports from the UGDSB website

Posted October 14, 2022

The Upper Grand District School Board continues to make board and school-based ventilation reports available in the 2022-23 school year.

The board report and each school report is available for download on the UGDSB website at www.ugdsb.ca/ventilationreport.

To access a specific school report:

Download the full report (Microsoft Excel document)
Click on the tab …

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