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OSSTF update: Dec. 11 strikes in some Ontario school boards (not UGDSB)

The Upper Grand District School Board is not one of the school boards that will be affected by the Dec. 11 OSSTF job action. 

Kindergarten Registration is almost here – what families need to know

Registration for new UGDSB JK and SK students for September 2020 will take place at your child’s home school from January 7-17, 2020.

Martha MacNeil elected as Chair of the Upper Grand District School Board

Martha MacNeil, the trustee for Wards 1 and 5 in the City of Guelph, was elected Chair of the Upper Grand District School Board at the Inaugural meeting of the Board on December 3, 2019.

OSSTF Labour Update: All UGDSB schools closed to students on December 4

The OSSTF one-day strike has been confirmed. As such, all Upper Grand schools will be closed to students on Wednesday Dec. 4. Schools will re-open to students on Thursday December 5.

UGDSB schools join the 2019 Canadian Music Class Challenge

Students and staff in the Upper Grand District School Board have been hard at work preparing for the CBC 2019 Canadian Music Class Challenge.

The UGDSB is hosting Kindergarten Registration Information Nights

Did you miss the first Kindergarten Registration Information Night? There are still three more chances to learn about registering for Kindergarten with the UGDSB.

Kindergarten registration begins January 7, 2020 – Here’s what you need to know

In the Upper Grand District School Board, we use the blended program model. Junior and senior kindergarten students learn in the same classroom. All our elementary schools provide Full Day Kindergarten (FDK) for 4 and 5 year olds.

UGLearnGreen: December 10 is Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day is December 10. This day calls on everyone to stand up for human rights.

OSSTF Labour Update: All UGDSB schools to close on December 4 if no deal is reached

OSSTF has announced that, unless a deal is reached at the provincial bargaining table, all OSSTF members will conduct a one-day walkout (full withdrawal of services) on Wednesday Dec. 4. If a strike occurs, all UGDSB schools (elementary and secondary) will be closed to students.

OSSTF announces full withdrawal of services for one day on Wednesday Dec. 4, 2019

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) representing teachers and education workers has announced that on Wednesday Dec. 4, all of its members across the province of Ontario will participate in a one day “full withdrawal of services.”