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TALKING ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH: This month we explore GRATITUDE

Posted October 26, 2020

In October we introduced our school communities to the Umbrella Project which supports wellness in our students, staff and communities. As families/guardians you are a valuable member of that community.  Even letting your child know that you are a part of this important work is powerful.  Gratitude is the quality ...

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Monthly Environmental Activities to Help Celebrate our Planet

Posted October 26, 2020

Friday November 27th  is BUY NOTHING Day! Don’t buy, give. “No one has ever become poor by giving”, Anne Frank Celebrate Buy Nothing Day on November 27th! Buy Nothing Day is an awareness day highlighting society’s habit of buying too many things. It is a day for society to examine the issue of ...

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Orange and Black Spirit Day

Posted October 22, 2020

For this school year, we will be having an optional Orange and Black Spirit Day on October 29th.  Students have the option of wearing orange and black or everyday clothes.  Individual classes will be doing Halloween activities throughout the day as part of our Orange and Black Spirit ...

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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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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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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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Virtual Open House

Posted October 8, 2020

This year William C. Winegard will have a Virtual Open House on Thursday, October 8th - 5:00pm.  This will be accessible through your child(ren)’s google classrooms.  The slideshows provided will share some of the exciting things that are happening in the classroom, introduce you to the educators who ...

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Terry Fox

Posted October 6, 2020

The spirit of Terry Fox continues to live on at William C. Winegard PS this school year.  Instead of completing a whole school run as we have in the past, classes will complete individual runs at the track at Lee Street Park and on the school grounds over the ...

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October News 2020

Posted October 1, 2020

DownloadHere we are in the month of October and enjoying all the signs of Fall.  With classes enjoying outdoor learning there has been some beautiful conversation about the many beautiful trees on the school property and how grateful we all ...

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MENTALLY HEALTHY RETURN TO SCHOOL

Posted October 1, 2020

Welcome back! Whether remote learning or in-building learning, we are all facing a very different return to school. At UGDSB we have committed to ensuring a welcoming, safe and mentally healthy return to school.  Although we don’t know exactly what the next months will look like we DO know ...

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