News & Announcements

Wanted – Milk Co-ordinator

Posted September 23, 2018

Taylor Evans is looking for someone to co-ordinate our milk program. This involves: - creating the order form, collecting and counting money (with at least one more person). - ordering the milk from Crown Dairy according to the schedule as noted below. Usually we order milk from now until Winter break, January until March Break and from March Break to June. Please contact Mr. Keesmaat if you can help out! Thanks.

Smoke and Vape-Free Environment

Posted September 17, 2018

Smoke and Vape–Free School Environment

The Upper Grand DSB provides a smoke and vape-free environment for its students, staff and others while on school Board property and at school events. Under our policy, all forms of tobacco, and any processed form of tobacco that may be smoked, inhaled or chewed is included. Additionally, all forms of e-cigarettes are also covered under this policy.

Smudging is the tradition

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Allergy and Life Threatening Notification

Posted September 17, 2018

Students with Life-Threatening Medical Conditions

UGDSB Policy 518: Students with Life-Threatening Medical Conditions, outlines the roles and responsibilities for all in the educational community to support students with possible life-threatening medical conditions. The prevalent medical conditions covered under this policy are Asthma, Anaphylaxis, Diabetes and Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders. If your child has one of these, or any other life-threatening medical condition, please visit: (and look for

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Parkwood Gardens Fall Brochure

Posted September 5, 2018

Brochure Fall 2018 Doc (1)

Health and Physical Education Letter for Parents

Posted September 4, 2018

Dear parents and guardians,

We are writing to you to address some of the questions and concerns we have received regarding changes to the Health and Physical Education Curriculum. As you may know, the Government of Ontario has directed all school boards across the province to use the re-issued 2010 Health and Physical Education Curriculum (Grades 1-8). Since all school boards are required to teach the

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Routes to School Planner

Posted August 31, 2018

Use this map to plan a walking or wheeling route to school! The map shows safety features such as traffic lights and crosswalks.

The map also shows suggested “walk a block” locations. These locations are areas where on street parking is allowed. If you need to drive to the school, consider parking in these areas and walking the last block or two. This

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Parent Handbook and Code of Conduct updated

Posted August 28, 2018

Please find the updated documents in "Resources"

Exciting things are waiting for you….

Posted August 17, 2018

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End of June Newsletter

Posted June 25, 2018

Hi Everyone!

TOMORROW is the Primary Play Day! Please send your child with sun screen, a hat and a water bottle!

Kindergarten classes are outside from 9 – 10:15.

Grades 1 – 3 are out from 11:00 – 12:30

Our end of the year Celebration Assembly is on Thursday at 9:00 am – All are welcome!

Please find the important end of the Year News here:

June News Flash 2018

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May Newsletter

Posted May 2, 2018

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