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ETFO update: Jan. 20-22 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, Jan. 21 or Jan. 22 ETFO strikes.

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.

OSSTF update: Jan. 15 strikes to include UGDSB – All Upper Grand DSB schools to close, unless strike is averted

If the one-day OSSTF strike planned for January 15, 2020, proceeds as planned, all Upper Grand District School Board schools (elementary and secondary) will be closed to students.

UGDSB statement regarding EQAO Grade 9 Math Assessment

Students in the Upper Grand District School Board will not be participating in the EQAO Grade 9 Math Assessment this January.

#WeAllHaveAbility – This January make a difference with someone in your community

Did you know that according to Statistics Canada, in 2017, 13% of Canadian youth aged 15-24 identified with at least one disability?