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How to support children when tragic events happen in the world

Last week, terrible events transpired in Beirut and Paris that shocked and saddened many. We want parents to know that there are services available within schools to help support their children in light of these tragedies. For more information, visit www.ugdsb.on.ca.

Update on elementary progress reports and interviews

Labour Update ButtonWhat parents need to know about progress reports and interviews now that the elementary teachers have voted to ratify the central agreement. For more information, visit www.ugdsb.on.ca.

Family Festivus

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Family Festivus - Dec 10, 2015

Clothing & Food Drive

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 Our Me to We group is running 2 events to help those in need.

Gently used winter clothing is being collected to send to a First Nations community in Northern Ontario. If you are cleaning out your closets please keep this drive in mind. We will be collection winter items from Wednesday, November 25th to Wednesday, December 2nd.

The food drive will begin on Wednesday, December 2nd and run the 16th. If you are able, please send in non-perishable food items, personal hygiene items or even monetary donation and we will pass along to the Orangeville Food Bank.

On behalf of the entire Me to We group, we thank you for supporting our causes to make the world a better place.

2015 Toonie Store

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 The 2015 Toonie Store will be open from Monday, November 30th until Friday, December 4th.

Students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 5 will have an opportunity to purchase gifts for a Toonie to surprise their family members on Christmas Day. There are gifts for all ages. Gifts are pre-wrapped and will be gift-tagged ready to go home and put under the tree. Gift tags are coming home this week!!

Any questions please call the school.

Picture Retake Day

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Picture retake day will be on Tuesday, December 1st.

November Newsletter

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 The November Newsletter is now ready to read, please see link below.


November 2015 Newsletter

Vegetable Soup Anyone!!

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 Our first attempt at a vegetable garden was a huge success. We served soup at our 50th Celebration.

Vegetables from Our Garden Soup Kitchen

October Newsletter

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 Please see the link below to read the October Newsletter:

October 2015 Newsletter

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