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Summer School 2021: Grade 6, 7, 8 Programs

The Upper Grand District School Board is offering summer programming to students. Registration is now open for the Grade 6, 7, 8 Literacy and Numeracy Support Programs and the Grade 8 Reach Ahead Credits. 

UGDSB students take home medals during the annual Skills Ontario competition

This year, Centre Wellington District High School saw ten competitors compete and Erin District High School saw one competitor compete virtually at the provincial level.

Remote learning to continue for time being, province announces

On Thursday May 13, Premier Doug Ford announced that Ontario schools will continue with remote learning for the time being, due to the current COVID-19 situation.

Clarification regarding remote learning program for the 2021-22 school year

Please note that the Upper Grand District School Board remote learning program for the 2021-22 school year will NOT be a “hybrid model.” Students who register for remote school will be placed in the standalone elementary or secondary remote schools, where classes/courses are staffed by dedicated remote learning teachers.

Community Involvement – Information for Grade 8 students

Information for current Grade 8 students regarding Community Involvement hours and opportunities.

Program for Indigenous families in the UGDSB: Anishinaabemowin Nanda-gikendan “Seeking to Learn the Language”

A new weekend program for Indigenous families begins this September. Anishinaabemowin Nanda-gikendan – “Seeking to Learn the Language” – will run on Saturdays from 9-11:30am, from Sept. 18, 2021, to May 28, 2022.

Anti-Racist Educator Reads podcast nominated for Canadian Podcast Award

The Anti-Racist Educator Reads podcast has been nominated for a 2021 Canadian Podcast Award. The podcast is hosted by Colinda Clyne, the Upper Grand District School Board’s Indigenous Education Curriculum Lead.

#UGMEWeek – A look back at Mental Health and Education Week 

May 3-7 was Mental Health and Education Week. At the Upper Grand District School Board, we have been reflecting all week by showcasing the celebration of learning, wellness and community in a virtual world. 

McMaster University launches follow-up Ontario Parent Survey after 14 months of the pandemic

Researchers from McMaster University and Offord Centre for Child Studies have launched a follow-up province-wide survey to measure and understand how families with children are still coping with COVID-19.

Centennial Hylands ES student participates in OLA Kids Committee

Earlier this spring, The Ontario Library Association hosted its annual Kids Committee where students are selected to participate in a day-long conference.