The board is currently working through the process of safely re-introducing permits for Community Use of Schools and we anticipate having further information available by the end of the month. The UGDSB supports the use of school/board facilities by community members and we look forward to being in the position to once again offer spaces this fall.
John F. Ross CVI alum , David Card receives recognition on the world stage after winning the Nobel Prize for economics.
Students at John F. Ross Collegiate Vocational Institute “grew” their understanding of food sustainability for World Food Day.
We wanted to provide secondary students and families with an update regarding the resumption of indoor inter-school athletics. We know that students and families are eagerly awaiting the return of indoor sports and we believe that athletics is an important part of high school life.
The month of October is Islamic Heritage Month, which was officially established by the Canadian government in 2007. Islamic Heritage Month is a great opportunity to learn about the rich history of Islam, the vast diversity within Islam, and to break down stereotypes and beliefs that interrupt our goals of inclusion.
The Upper Grand School District will be participating in the United Way fundraiser for another year.
In order to prioritize safety and reduce the possible transmission of COVID-19 at events, we are limiting access to sporting events to players, coaches and those required for the event operations. Spectators are not permitted to be in attendance for school sporting events at this time.
The Upper Grand District School Board is looking for dynamic leaders to re-engage, refresh and reimagine public education in our school communities. On October 14, 2021, from 6-8pm, the UGDSB is hosting a virtual event for aspiring and current Supervisory Officers.
Masks are a crucial layer of protection in the controlling of COVID-19, however when disposed of improperly, masks can have a serious impact on the environment and wildlife.
Wednesday October 5, 2021, is International Walk to School Day, an annual event where students, families and staff are encouraged to walk, wheel or roll to school.
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Students at Erin District High School are experiencing first hand what it’s like to work a full-time job.