News & Announcements

Important Announcement Re: Outlook External Mail

Posted June 15, 2017

We are pleased to report that external Outlook in email is restored.

Important Announcement Re: Outlook External Mail

Posted June 14, 2017

Please note that external mail through Outlook is still not being received.  External mail is able to flow out and be received with some delays.  The IT Team is working to resolve the receipt of external mail and will advise when it is fixed.  External mail is able to be sent and received via Gmail and your UGCloud account.  Updates […]

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Prom Expectations

Posted June 7, 2017

Please expand the post listed below (Home Page ONLY) for complete format and details:  Select “Read More About Prom Expectations>>” Respect everyone in attendance, and follow the rules outlined at the mandatory Prom Meeting by the Administration of John F. Ross. Remain in any group vehicles, buses or limos until Administration staff have checked the vehicle and passengers for appropriate behaviour. […]

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John F Ross CWOSSA Baseball Win

Posted June 1, 2017

Congratulations to the John F Ross Baseball team for their win at CWOSSA!  Please select the following link to view the Guelph Mercury article.  Small John F. Ross roster brings big things | GuelphMercury.com from Mr Durk's Tweet Download the Twitter app.  

Prom – Call for Parent Volunteers

Posted May 4, 2017

School Administration would like to have a parent table at the Graduation Prom this year.  No supervisory duties, we simply want a parent presence in hopes of reducing some of the poor choices some students have traditionally made.  Date is June 9th and meal will be provided free of charge.  Any parents who would be interested in volunteering, please contact […]

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Feedback Welcome on Draft Policies

Posted April 26, 2017

The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public input on draft policies. Currently under review is Policy 413 Safety (Behaviour Prevention and Intervention) and Policy 603 Provision of Learning Resources.  You are invited to review the draft documents and submit online feedback at www.ugdsb.on.ca/policy.  The deadline for public input is May 25, 2017 at 4 p.m. EST.  Persons without […]

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John F. Ross Inaugural Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Posted April 24, 2017

John F. Ross CVI Inaugural Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 

Saturday April 29th, 2017 

Inductees: John F. Ross, E.L. Fox, David Card, Steve Redmond, Marlene Truscott and David Neil Trifunovich.

NOTE: This is a private event due to limited seating capacity in E.L. Fox foyer. 

Parents invited to share feedback on secondary French language instruction

Posted February 8, 2017

The UGDSB is currently conducting a review of French as a Second Language (FSL) instruction at the secondary level. Parents and guardians with children in high school are being asked to provide input into French language instruction. From February 7 to March 10, 2017, the board is collecting information from parents/guardians about French language instruction, in both Core and French […]

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Muskoka Language International Inc.

Posted January 17, 2017

Orangeville Schools In 2017, MLI have several international programs coming to our school board and are in need of host families. Orangeville-we are in urgent need for host families to host high school students arriving at the beginning of February and staying until the end of June 2017.  Please contact Jennifer at 519-217-0830.  Thank you for your help! Guelph Schools […]

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Check your student’s attendance, marks, report card and timetable!

Posted November 16, 2016

Go to https://students.ugdsb.on.ca The Student Login is the student’s last name and their   “usual” first name (up to 20 characters). No spaces or hyphens or special characters. (examples: Julie Smith-Ward would be smithwardjulie and Benjamin-Harvey O’Donnell would be odonnellbenjaminharv) The Password is the student’s 9 digit OEN number(this can be found on the student’s report card to the right of […]

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FSLAC September 2016 Newsletter Insert

Posted November 15, 2016

The UGDSB is establishing a French Second Language Advisory Committee (FSLAC). The Committee will serve in an advisory role and make recommendations with respect to the FSL Action Plan and the French Immersion JK Registration Process for 2017 and beyond.

Eleven Committee members will be selected from all areas of the Board, and will be parents of current elementary or secondary FSL students in either French Immersion or Core French programs. Interested parents may forward an application to Superintendent Tracey Lindsay which includes the following

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Ross Royals Spirit Wear

Posted November 15, 2016

You can order your Ross Spirit Wear Here!

2016-2017 Student Handbook

Posted November 15, 2016

Student handbook 2016 -17

UGDSB Threat/Risk Assessment and Suicide Prevention Notice

Posted November 15, 2016

The VTRA protocol can be found here! Threat Risk Assessment

Principal on Twitter

Posted November 15, 2016

You can follow Beth Burns, Principal on Twitter, @JFRPrincipal
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