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Monitoring School Absence Rates in the UGDSB

Posted January 18, 2022

As an additional measure and layer of communication to keep our communities informed, the UGDSB has launched a pilot initiative to track school absence rates on a daily basis. This process is a pilot program and may evolve as required.

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Staffing Update

Posted January 17, 2022

I would like to let you know that Ms. Bowie will be taking her leave beginning tomorrow.
We all look forward to hearing her journey through her pregnancy and the arrival of her baby!
Ms. Bowie, we wish you all the best as you prepare for your new bundle of joy and look forward to seeing …

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Dress for the Weather

Posted January 16, 2022

Winter has arrived and the snow is here!  Students are on the playground for 20 minutes in the morning and afternoon recesses, and their comfort is dependent upon dressing properly.  We know that fresh air and exercise throughout the day improve learning.  These breaks also provide opportunities for children to develop essential …

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Return to In-Person Learning (January, 2022)

Posted January 16, 2022

Hello Victory Families,

We are looking forward to welcoming students back on Monday, January 17th, as we return to in-person learning. Please review the information below with your child(ren).

DAILY SCREENING TOOL:

If your child is sick, please keep them at home
Families …

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Planning for potential staff shortages at schools

Posted January 14, 2022

Due to the widespread presence of COVID-19 in our communities, the Upper Grand District School Board recognizes that staff shortages may be prevalent next week as students and staff return to school.  The UGDSB will employ numerous strategies to ensure that student safety and supervision is maintained. However, we recognize that in some extreme cases classes and/or schools may have to transition to remote learning temporarily. 

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We are in Need of a Lunchroom Supervisor

Posted January 14, 2022

Are you a candidate for the role of a Lunchroom Supervisor at Victory Public School?

Do you have:

experience working with children
the ability to ensure the safety and security of students
the ability to communicate with staff, students …

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Reminder to screen daily for symptoms before leaving for school

Posted January 13, 2022

Families are reminded to complete the school screening every day before students leave for school. 

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Information on student instruction for Friday January 14, 2022

Posted January 13, 2022

As staff work to prepare their classrooms for in-person learning on Monday we want to inform families/caregivers that regular synchronous instruction may be interrupted on Friday to allow staff time in our schools to be ready to go for Monday.

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Wear and care of cloth masks for students

Posted January 13, 2022

Public Health officials have stressed that wearing a well-constructed, well-fitted and properly worn mask or face covering is one the key protective measures we can take to reduce the transmission of COVID-19. Families are encouraged to review the following information about the proper use and care of cloth face masks.

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Protective health and safety measures during in-person learning

Posted January 12, 2022

The provincial government has announced that Ontario schools will reopen to in-person learning starting on Monday January 17, 2022. The Upper Grand District School Board has many protective health and safety measures in place at our schools. Please read below for reminders and updates regarding these protective measures. 

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