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Remembrance Day and Poppies:

Posted October 24, 2020

Parents who wish to make a donation for poppies should be encouraged to donate outside of school (grocery stores, etc.).  Donations can also be made here: https://www.legion.ca/remembrance/the-poppy-campaign/donate-to-the-poppy-fund.

Remembrance Day

COVID 19 and Returning to School

Posted October 23, 2020

Thank you for your continued support in helping to keep our students safe.

The link below will provide a map for students with COVID symptoms and will provide information about returning to school.

 

http://School Protocol Process Map for Students/Staff with COVID-19 Symptoms

November 4, 2020 Agenda

Posted October 21, 2020

November School Council Agenda

 

School Council

School Council

Posted October 21, 2020

This is a reminder that our next School Council Meeting will be taking place on Wednesday, November the 4th, 2020 at 7:00 pm.

Please contact Victory School Council at [email protected] to receive the link to our meeting.

The agenda can be accessed via the following link:

November School Council Agenda

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Video Surveillance

Posted October 19, 2020

Victory Public School is monitored by 24 hour video surveillance. Security cameras are in operation for the safety of the students, staff and the school community and for the protection of the Upper Grand District School Board property. For additional information please contact the Principal (519-822-6931) of the school or contact the F.O.I. Co-ordinator …

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Police Presence in Schools town hall and survey info

Posted October 19, 2020

Please read the following for information on the UGDSB’s Police Presence in Schools virtual town hall and survey.

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Police in the Schools Town Hall Meeting

Posted October 14, 2020

The board is seeking input regarding the presence of police in UGDSB schools (K-12). We will be holding a virtual town hall on Oct. 20 and launching a survey asking students, staff, parents/guardians and community members to provide their input regarding the role and impact of police in UGDSB schools. For full details and background …

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Survey to request change between in-person and remote learning (Oct. 14-21)

Posted October 13, 2020

To request a change between in-person and remote learning, elementary parents/guardians must complete the Intent to Change Survey between October 14-21. The deadline to complete the survey is Oct. 21 at 4pm.

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End of Day

Posted October 12, 2020

Our School Day ends at 3:10 pm.

All students are to make their way home after school is out.

Patrols are off duty and supervision is done at 3:25.

Please ensure that your child(ren) is home by this time.

 

COVID-19 school and child care screening

Posted October 10, 2020

Answer the following questions to help you decide if you should or should not go to school/child care today.

You must screen for COVID-19 every day before going to school/child care.

As of October 1, Public Health has made a few updates to the testing guidelines for children.

The main update is adjusting the …

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Welcome

Posted October 9, 2020

We welcome back Lisa Fildey who has accepted our 0.1 FI Planning Time Position!  Lisa will start with us on Tuesday!

Welcome Back

Provide your input: Police presence in UGDSB schools

Posted October 9, 2020

This October, the Upper Grand District School Board is holding a town hall and survey, asking participants for their input regarding the presence of police in UGDSB schools.

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Fire Prevention Week~Guelph Fire Department Event -Saturday, Oct. 10th!!

Posted October 9, 2020

 This fun, educational event is happening this Saturday Oct. 10th.

The fire department is inviting kids, and parents, to test their fire safety knowledge on Fire Prevention Day, Saturday, October 10.

Using the game-based learning tool Kahoot!, you and your child can participate in a real-time virtual multiple-choice quiz to discover how much you both know …

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Yearbooks are In!

Posted October 7, 2020

“If you purchased a yearbook for the 2019-2020 school year but your child is no longer attending Victory or is learning online please come and pick up the yearbook from 3:30-4:00 on Thursday, October 15th at the front steps of the school. If your child is still attending or has a sibling at the …

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School Council

Posted October 2, 2020

Hello everyone!

Our next council meeting is Wednesday October 7, 7:00 pm.

Victory School parents are welcome to join.  Please email [email protected] to request a link to the meeting.

Thanks to everyone that attended our first meeting, we had a great meeting and our Council supported our Teachers and Students by providing funding per student, voice amplifiers …

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UGDSB launches The Umbrella Project to support mental health and well-being

Posted September 29, 2020

At the Upper Grand District School Board, we value mentally healthy schools, classrooms and work sites. This year, in order to further help support the mental health and well-being of UGDSB students and staff, we are introducing The Umbrella Project to schools and offices.

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Journee du Drapeau Franco-Ontarien

Posted September 24, 2020

On Wednesday, September 25, some of our Grade 2 to 4 French Immersion will be celebrating the French language and culture in Ontario.  September 25th is Franco-Ontarian Day, a day to commemorate our community and its history.  The green and white Franco-Ontarian flag was designed and first raised by a group at Laurentian University …

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Pediculosis (Head Lice)

Posted September 24, 2020

The presence of head lice continues to be a community problem. They do not cause disease and they don’t result from a lack of cleanliness, but they are certainly a nuisance.  The control of head lice requires the cooperative effort of parents, school personnel and health officials.  Parents are responsible for meeting their child’s …

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Smoke-Free Environment

Posted September 24, 2020

The Upper Grand DSB provides a smoke-free environment for its students, staff and others while on school Board property, in accordance with the Smoke-Free Ontario Act.  This policy refers to all forms of tobacco, and any processed form of tobacco that may be smoked, inhaled or chewed, including e-cigarettes.

 

Smudging is the tradition of using …

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Parking

Posted September 24, 2020

When you visit the school or pick up children, please don’t park on the school side of Clarke Street. You can park across the road at Exhibition Park. During school hours, vehicles should never drive onto the playground area.

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