News

Important information about the Transportation website during strikes

Please read for important information about student transportation (busing) communication during a strike that results in the closure of schools to students. 

‘Join the cause, let’s help Aus!’ Students at Harris Mill PS raise funds for Australia

Grade 5 and 6 students at Harris Mill Public School have been busy fundraising to support Australia amidst the on-going bushfire emergency.

ETFO update: Jan. 20-24 strikes in some Ontario school boards (not UGDSB) 

The Upper Grand District School Board is not listed as one of the school boards that will be included in the Jan. 20-24 ETFO strikes.

Job action and labour updates: Information for parents/guardians

Parents/guardians are encouraged to visit www.ugdsb.ca/labour for on-going updates from the school board regarding provincial job action. 

Spread kindness – No Name-Calling week is January 20 to 24

No Name-Calling Week is January 20 – 24 this year. The week is organized by educators and students with the goal of ending name-calling and bullying in schools.

OSSTF update: Jan. 21 strikes in some Ontario school boards (not UGDSB)

The Upper Grand District School Board is not listed as one of the school boards that will be included in the Jan. 21 OSSTF job action. 

Information on financial support for eligible parents during strikes

On January 15, the government announced that eligible parents may be provided with compensation for each day that their children are out of class on account of provincial job action.

Edward Johnson PS students learn hip-hop dance through DancED

Students at Edward Johnson Public School have been busy this month learning a series of dance moves through the DancED Movement Project. 

Beyond Borders students present Illuminate charity gala

Upper Grand District School Board students in the Beyond Borders program have been busy preparing for their upcoming charity gala on January 18.

NEW DATE: JK Registration & French Immersion On-Time Application Window

The French Immersion on-time application deadline has been extended to Monday January 20, 2020, at 4 p.m.