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Letter to Parents re COVID-10 March 13, 2020

Posted March 13, 2020

Upper Grand District School Board
• Martha MacNeil; Chair • Mark Bailey • Jolly Bedi • Linda Busuttil • Gail Campbell
• Barbara Lustgarten Evoy; Vice-Chair • Jen Edwards • Mike Foley • Robin Ross • Lynn Topping
Registered Letter
INFORMATION FOR UGDSB FAMILIES REGARDING COVID-19: School Closures
March 13, 2020
Dear UGDSB parents/guardians,
On March 12, 2020, the Provincial Government …

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Intermediate Helpful Websites!

Posted March 13, 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Please find below a number of links that your child/ren will find helpful to get additional practice for Intermediate Students.

We also recommend that you check your child’s classroom websites for additional materials to support their learning.

 

Thank you

 

Your next unit in math is integers. Here are some sources to assist you:

 

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School closures: Information for UGDSB families regarding COVID-19

Posted March 13, 2020

The province has ordered all publicly funded schools in Ontario to close for two weeks following March Break, in response to the emergence in Ontario of COVID-19. As a result, Upper Grand DSB schools will be closed from March 14 to April 5, 2020. 

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Please read: Information for UGDSB schools regarding international travel and COVID-19

Posted March 12, 2020

With March Break approaching, many families and staff have questions about international travel and precautions required upon returning from travel. A letter with travel advice from Public Health is posted on the UGDSB website.

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Westwood Family Movie Night- March 13 @6pm in our School Gym!

Posted March 6, 2020

Dear Westwood Community!

Westwood School Council invites you to a Westwood Movie Night on Friday, March 13 @ 6 pm.

Please see the details below and we hope you are able to join us. A gentle reminder that all students must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian.

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

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Adult Crossing Guard Site Reviews

Posted March 5, 2020

City staff will be conducting site reviews for the next few weeks all across the city.  Staff will be at some current adult crossing guard locations and at other locations where there has been a request for an adult guard. Site reviews are completed prior to scheduling a field study.

All staff will have a …

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Information from Public Health:Visual Health

Posted March 3, 2020

Visual health is an important part of overall health and wellbeing. The Ontario Association of Optometrists recommends that children have their first eye exam at 6 months old, again at 3 years old, yearly after that, or as recommended by an eye doctor. In Ontario, children and youth 0-19 are eligible for a FREE …

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Information from Public Health: March is Nutrition Month!

Posted March 2, 2020

March is Nutrition Month and dietitians across Canada are talking about how healthy eating is about so much more than food!

Cooking together as a family is a great way to help kids learn food skills, put math into action, develop confidence, and have fun.  Starting at age 2 kids can help in the kitchen …

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Help Kids Live Free from Hunger Campaign. Food & Friends Program!

Posted February 25, 2020

Please participate in our Help Kids Live Free From Hunger Campaign that supports our Food & Friends student nutrition program by making a donation online http://weblink.donorperfect.com/LiveFreeDonation2020 or sending a donation with your child/youth on March 6, 2020.

This is also a great time to ask any local businesses to contribute to the program …

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March 28th is Earth Hour!

Posted February 25, 2020

Join the global Movement! Celebrate Earth Hour on March 28th at 8:30pm.
Earth Hour’s mission is uniting people to protect the planet by raising awareness of about climate change and encouraging positive action.

 “Earth Hour was famously started as a lights-off event in Sydney, Australia in 2007. Since then it has grown to engage more than …

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LET’S TALK (NOT TEXT) ABOUT SCREEN TIME

Posted February 25, 2020

Are screens the new smoking? Parents and students are invited to learn more about the many impacts of screens on our lives and how we might foster a healthier relationship with them.

Come and join us Thursday, April 23 from 6:00p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the John F. Ross CVI – E.L. Fox Auditorium, 21 Meyer …

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HAPPY FAMILY DAY!

Posted February 13, 2020

Westwood Public School would like to wish everyone a very Happy Family Day on Monday, February 17.

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Random Acts of Kindness Week (Feb. 16-23) & Act of Kindness Day (Feb. 17)

Posted February 13, 2020

Let us make Kindness a norm in our schools and communities.  Get Ready for Random Acts of Kindness Week (Feb. 16-23) and Random Acts of Kindness Day (Feb. 17).

For more information please go to https://www.randomactsofkindness.org/

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