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UGDSB received funding from the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream (CVRIS)

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The Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB) received funding from the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream (CVRIS) for various projects throughout the district.

The UGDSB is continuing its work on increasing touchless points in our classrooms and learning environments by installing door operators and/or water bottle filling stations. Upgrades began in the 2020-21 school year and will continue for the 2021-22 school year.

Build up canadaThe UGDSB acknowledges the Government of Canada and Government of Ontario for this opportunity at these schools.

 

 

UGDSB Ventilation Report

The UGDSB is continuing its work optimizing air quality in classrooms and learning environments through improving ventilation and filtration. Upgrades to ventilation and filtration systems began in the 2020-21 school year and will continue for the 2021-22 school year.

The UGDSB has received funding from the Provincial Government and Federal Government to allow the board to continue its work in optimizing ventilation and air quality in UGDSB schools and meet the provincial requirements for ventilation measures in schools. The UGDSB is also making investments in schools to go above and beyond the provincial requirements, as another layer of the protective strategies the board is utilizing to keep UGDSB learning and working spaces safe for students and staff.

Visit UGDSB Ventilation Report page for full details. 

 

Policy Feedback Opportunity: Policy 205 School Volunteers

Posted November 24, 2021

UGDSB policy currently under review, 205 – School Volunteers, has been further revised and released for public consultation. Please review the proposed changes and provide your feedback by January 14, 2022.

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Increase the Kindness! (Bullying Awarenenss Week!)

Posted November 19, 2021

Hi Families: Here are some activities that we will be doing as a school to help us learn about Bullying and creating a KIND school and community. You can support by having conversations with your child(ren) about the themes below! Monday-22 Tuesday-23 ...

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UGDSB looks ahead to Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week

Posted November 15, 2021

Schools of the UGDSB will be participating in Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week from November 22 to the 26th. Learn more about bullying and other resources.

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Report Card Downloads

Posted November 15, 2021

Dear Families, As you know, the November Progress Reports will be available online on November 16th at our Report Card Portal here:  https://mwweb.ugdsb.on.ca/tevan/parents Instead of asking each family to print out the document and complete the “Return Slip”, we have attached the Page ...

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Parkwood Gardens Meal Program

Posted November 10, 2021

Parkwood Gardens is excited to announce that F.O.O.D. - Free Outrageously Out-of-this-world Dishes is re-opening registration for the last few weeks of the fall! We are lucky to have Community Chef Kay Miller who has created an amazing menu for our community. This program will allow families to order 1 main, 1 ...

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Grade 7/8 Immunizations

Posted November 8, 2021

Since September, WDGPH has been visiting schools to offer the grade 7/8 school-based immunizations (HPV, Hep B, and Meningococcal). They are now offering community clinics across the region where students can receive their immunization if they did not attend a school clinic.  The attached document includes a schedule, along with links ...

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Nov. Environmental News

Posted October 29, 2021

Monthly environmental activities to help celebrate our planet Friday November 26  is BUY NOTHING Day! Don’t buy, give. “No one has ever become poor by giving”, Anne Frank Celebrate Buy Nothing Day on November 26th! Buy Nothing Day is an awareness day highlighting society’s habit of buying too many things. ...

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Umbrella Project and Mental Health Nov. 2021

Posted October 29, 2021

This month our Wellness Works theme is KINDNESS. Did you know that there are scientifically proven benefits of being kind? That’s right. Just the act of being kind has been shown to stimulate the same part of the brain as those who receive an act of kindness. The simple act of ...

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Policy feedback opportunity: Policy 504 Equity and Inclusive Education

Posted October 27, 2021

UGDSB Policy 504 Equity and Inclusive Education is currently under review and feedback is welcome on the draft documents until November 25, 2021.

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Dress Up Day  K to 8 – Oct 28th

Posted October 21, 2021

Dress Up Day  K to 8 – Oct 28th  On this day options are: wear orange and black Wear your TEPS colours! dress in a costume (staff will not be helping with costumes - children ...

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From the Guelph Fire Department: Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 3-9, 2021

Posted October 4, 2021

Fire Prevention Week is October 3-9, 2021, and the Guelph Fire Department is sharing safety information with families.

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TEPS Book Fair!

Posted September 29, 2021

Time to Shop!  Dear families, It’s here! Our school’s Scholastic Virtual Book Fair has begun! Our very own shopping site will be open from Monday, October 4 - Monday, October 18.  Experience the joy of a Book Fair online by joining us!  https://virtualbookfairs.scholastic.ca/pages/5164779 Share this link with other family members, too! Extended family can ...

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VIDEO SURVEILLANCE

Posted September 21, 2021

VIDEO SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS- 2021 As part of the surveillance policy, we are required to notify everyone that we do have surveillance cameras at our school. These areas are clearly marked with signage and video cameras are not being used in areas where students, staff and authorized visitors have a high expectation of ...

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September 7th 2021

Posted September 7, 2021

September 7th, 2021 Message from the Office Hi Everyone! Staff has been very busy getting ready for the return of our students. It is amazing to see the extra time and effort our teaching staff has put in to make learning spaces welcoming for our children. We are also ...

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September 7th – First Day Procedures

Posted August 30, 2021

TRANSLATE - https://translate.google.ca/ Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year!   We are looking forward to welcoming all of our new and returning students back to Taylor Evans Public School this September! We can do this together! As you are aware, the Upper Grand ...

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