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Reopening Schools, Health and Safety Information

For important school reopening and health and safety information, please use the links below:

Wednesday Update

Posted March 24, 2021

Tomorrow, we have asked our students to wear green as Victoria Cross Public School is recognizing Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day. This is a reminder that parents are not to be parking in front of our school before the school day starts and during our dismissal times. The front of our ...

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Policy feedback opportunity: Indigenous Education

Posted March 24, 2021

The following new draft policy has been released for public consultation, and feedback from the public is welcome on the draft documents: Policy 519 – Indigenous Education (First Nations, Métis, Inuit).

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Asymptomatic COVID-19 testing available to our school on April 1 and 3

Posted March 24, 2021

Asymptomatic COVID-19 testing is available for all students and their family members and staff from our school on April 1 and 3, 2021. 

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Final review of elementary waitlist on April 1, 2021

Posted March 12, 2021

March 12, 2021 The Upper Grand District School Board will conduct one final review of the waitlist for families wishing to switch between the Elementary Remote School and in-person learning on April 1, 2021. After April 1, students will be required to remain in their current ...

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One year of COVID, taking time to reflect and heal

Posted March 11, 2021

The Canadian Mental Health Association of Waterloo-Wellington has prepared resources for educational staff, students and families, which focus on acknowledging the losses experienced due to the COVID-19 pandemic, while making space for gratitude and hope.

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Screen Every Day Before Coming To School

Posted March 8, 2021

As you are aware, the school is directed by Public Health and must follow their COVID19 protocols. Please complete the mandatory updated Screening Tool  that must be completed each day before sending your children to school. If your child has ONE symptom on the screening tool they MUST stay home ...

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March 27th is Earth Hour!

Posted March 8, 2021

           March 27th is Earth Hour!

It is vital to teach our children to respect and take care of the environment.

Join the global Movement! Celebrate Earth Hour on March 27th at 8:30pm.

Earth Hour’s ...

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Live Free – Online Campaign for VCPS

Posted March 8, 2021

Livefree 2021

Because of fundraising restrictions in schools due to COVID, Live Free has transitioned from a school based to an online campaign.

From March 5 – April 4, 2021 we are asking community supporters, businesses, organizations and individuals to ...

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No Dogs on School Property

Posted March 8, 2021

A reminder to all parents who are picking up their children that dogs are not allowed on our school yard.  This is true for all schools in the Upper Grand. This is a gentle reminder that we have students who have allergies to animal hair, and who have a fear ...

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March – Talking About Mental Health

Posted March 8, 2021

This month with the Umbrella Project we are focusing on mindfulness.  So what is it? Mindfulness is simply being aware of what is happening in the moment. It is about noticing our own thoughts, feelings, sensations and the environment around us.  Too often this information is missed as we rush ...

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