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Talking About Mental Health:  April 2019

Posted April 1, 2019

Talking About Mental Health:  April 2019

Jumpstart your Brain this Spring

Did you know that you can actually boost your brain power and increase your focus, ability to concentrate and your overall sense of wellbeing?   So how do you do this?

Feed Your Brain:  Did you know your brain uses …

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Principal’s Message – April

Posted April 1, 2019

Dear Parents/Guardians,

I think it is safe to say that the snow is gone and Spring has arrived. We are really looking forward to opening the creative playground and watching the  students enjoy their time outdoors.

This upcoming month we will be celebrating the environment. There are  a number of …

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Staff Presentation of the 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report

Posted March 29, 2019

The 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on March 19, 2019.

This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. It is necessary for staff to monitor the relevance of the Board’s work plan priorities. The LTAP …

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Diversity Data Survey

Posted March 27, 2019

The UGDSB is conducting a system-wide survey, to help the board understand the demographic makeup, diversity and ongoing needs of our student population. The sole purpose of this survey is to gain a better understanding of the students and families in our communities, so that the board can program effectively and provide the right …

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Information from Public Health:

Posted March 27, 2019

Free dental care for children and youth (17 and younger)

If you can’t afford dental care, we have FREE services for your children at Public Health. We provide free basic dental care, including cleanings, x-rays, check-ups and treatment to children and youth.

Our dental hygienists provide preventive services (e.g. cleanings) out of all Public Health locations. …

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April’s Monthly Environmental Activities

Posted March 27, 2019

Click here to get the April Newsletter Insert for Monthly environmental activities to help celebrate our planet:  April’s Environmental Activities

Students, staff and parents – please take our voluntary Diversity Data Survey

Posted March 22, 2019

From March 22 to April 18, 2019, the Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a system-wide survey, to help the board understand the demographic makeup, diversity and ongoing needs of our student population.

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Message from School Council

Posted March 19, 2019

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Similar to the Principals Message, the Willow Road Parent Council will be starting to write a message to inform people about some of …

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Math Bulletin Number Talks for Parents

Posted March 19, 2019

Students at Willow Road PS have been participating in Number Talks during their math class.  For information on ways on how you can help your child with strategies to add, subtract,  Mathmultiply and divide,  please click the link below.

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Thank you to our Food and Friends Volunteers

Posted March 19, 2019

Thank you to all the volunteers who have helped to make our Food & Friends student nutrition program such a success this school year.  The donation of time that you have given and your ongoing support says so much about your capacity for compassion and generosity.  Thank you for “Bringing Healthy Food to Hungry …

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Talking About Mental Health: March 2019

Posted March 3, 2019

Random Acts of Kindness

Did you know that there are scientifically proven benefits of being kind! That’s right. Just the act of being kind has been shown to stimulate the same part of the brain as those who receive an act of kindness. …

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Help Kids Live Free from Hunger

Posted February 25, 2019

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On March 1, our school is taking the challenge to Help Kids Live Free from Hunger for our Healthy Snack Nutrition Program.  All students and teachers should think of something that they take for granted every day – and make a promise to give it up …

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