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Willow Road PS Family Game Night – February 20

Posted February 14, 2020

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Principal’s Message – January

Posted February 14, 2020

Hello Willow Rd. P.S. families,

I apologize for all the correspondence that has been sent home over the last number of days. I hope you understand how important it is for us to share this information in a manner that reaches you successfully. I will keep my message brief this month as I am certain that …

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Public Health Parent Survey

Posted February 11, 2020

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health invites you to participate in a parenting survey. The survey asks local parents about their experiences and thoughts on parenting. It also asks about parental health and well-being.

It is for parents/guardians of children who are 6 months to 11 years old, and you’ll receive a $10 grocery gift card in return.

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Information from Public Health: Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness week

Posted February 7, 2020

Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness week is February 10-14.

Learning about sexual and reproductive health can play a key role in shaping a child’s views about life, relationships, and healthy development. The Ontario Health and Physical Education curriculum supports healthy growth and development for all children through age-appropriate up-to-date, and accurate education. Dialogue about these …

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Fun facts about vaccines!

Posted February 3, 2020

Fun facts about vaccines!

You are 4 times more likely to get hit by a meteorite than to have a serious reaction to a vaccine.
You have a 0.00013 percent chance of having a serious reaction to a vaccine!
Vaccination is among the most successful and cost-effective health initiatives; routine immunization is the foundation …

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Information for parents/guardians about coronavirus

Posted January 27, 2020

Information for UGDSB parents and guardians regarding coronavirus.

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Important letter regarding Term 1 Report Cards

Posted January 22, 2020

Please read for important information about the impact current provincial job action will have on elementary Term 1 report cards.

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Important information about the Transportation website during strikes

Posted January 20, 2020

Please read for important information about student transportation (busing) communication during a strike that results in the closure of schools to students. 

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Garbage Free – Litterless Lunch

Posted January 16, 2020

Happening this January, we are going garbage free!  Please try and send your child to school with a litterless lunch.  The class with the most LITTERLESS lunches will win our Willow Golden Globe!Kid Friendly Litterless Lunch

Protect you and your family from cold and flu viruses

Posted January 15, 2020

Information from Public Health: Protect you and your family from cold and flu viruses:

Wash hands often with soap and water. Carry an alcohol-based hand rub in your purse and car to use if soap and water are not available.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth. Germs spread this way.
Avoid …

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Information from Public Health: How we talk about food matters

Posted January 15, 2020

Information from Public Health: How we talk about food matters

How many times has your child heard “candy is bad for you”. Labelling foods as bad can cause children to feel guilt or shame after eating and enjoying these foods. Instead, help your child understand that all food can fit into a healthy eating pattern. …

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NEW DATE: JK Registration & French Immersion On-Time Application Window

Posted January 10, 2020

The French Immersion on-time application deadline has been extended to Monday January 20, 2020, at 4 p.m.

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