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Principal’s Message – October 2, 2021

Posted October 2, 2021

What a busy week we all have had!  Students participated in our Terry Fox Run and learned about his Marathon of Hope.  We talked about Truth and Reconciliation and the legacy of residential schools.  A few people had their pictures taken and our intermediates received their regularly scheduled vaccinations.  There was always …

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Principal’s Message – September 25, 2021

Posted September 25, 2021

Did you know that a number of our families speak a different first language at home?  If you read the Principal’s Message on our school website, you are able to select the language you want to read it in.  The language tab is located at the top left corner of the home page.

This week …

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Principal’s Message – September 18, 2021

Posted September 18, 2021

What a terrific second week.  Students are settled into their classrooms and are getting used to the routine of school.  Truly, the students just seem happy to be back with friends and kids their own age.  This past week the Board looked at all the organizations of schools based on the number …

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2021 Long Term Accommodation Plan annual review report approved

Posted June 23, 2021

The 2021 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved at the Board Meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board on June 22, 2021.

This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. It is necessary for …

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Policy feedback opportunity: School Volunteers, Educational Field Trips and Off-Site Activities

Posted June 23, 2021

The following UGDSB draft policies have been released for public consultation: Policy 205 School Volunteers, and Policy 508 Educational Field Trips and Off-Site Activities. The deadline to provide feedback is October 14, 2021, at 4pm.

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Board News: End of the year information (June 2021)

Posted June 16, 2021

As we approach the end of the school year, we would like to say thank you to all our students, families and staff for their hard work and understanding throughout the year. The purpose of this letter is to provide you with information about the last few weeks of school. 

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Principal’s Message – June 11, 2021

Posted June 11, 2021

I hope that your family has had some time to enjoy this “summer like” weather.  Enjoying the great outdoors is wonderful for improving everyone’s mental state.  Our school board is working with a number of our Mental Health partners to provide opportunities for students and their parents to build strategies to support …

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WDG Public Health to host Parent Information Session on COVID-19 vaccines

Posted June 10, 2021

On June 14, 2021, at 7pm, Dr. Matthew Tenenbaum, the Associate Medical Officer of Health for Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health, will be offering a presentation for youth and their parents/caregivers to learn more about WDGPH’s COVID-19 vaccination program and answer parent questions. 

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UGDSB celebrates National Indigenous History Month

Posted June 9, 2021

June is National Indigenous History Month, a month where we celebrate and recognize histories, contributions and diversity of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples in Canada. 

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Supports for staff and students following horrific violence targeting Muslim community

Posted June 8, 2021

The Upper Grand District School Board would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the Muslim community following the horrific violence in London, Ontario, which killed four family members and sent another family member to hospital with serious injuries. Officials are reporting that this is an apparent hate crime and that the victims were targeted because of their Muslim faith. 

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