News & Announcements

All Upper Grand DSB schools are closed

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic all UGDSB schools will remain closed for the rest of the 2019-20 school year. All UGDSB buildings and grounds are closed to the public. Please click the links below for information on COVID-19 and distance learning. 

Retrieval of Student Personal Belongings – additional information

Retrieval Of Student Belongings Additional Parent Information (1)

Non Parent Pick Up of Student Belongings

https://forms.gle/U8ifyHScEqq7ksJJA

After Hours Pick Up

https://forms.gle/6v1fdhoHdZs5pryX7

 

 

RETRIEVING STUDENT BELONGINGS

GRAD/SIBLING PHOTOS

Support with Google Classroom

Please remember that Google Classroom will work best when you are using Chrome as your browser.  Additionally, only one person can be logged in to a Google Classroom at a time.  If you are having trouble logging on, you may need to make sure that other users are logged out.

This is a good walk through of how to use your phone to submit pictures to the classroom.

 

This video walks you through how to use a chromebook/laptop to take and upload pictures to the classroom.

Accessing the Classroom on an iPad

Parents Guide to Google Classroom

Getting your child into Google Classroom

Signing into Chrome (video)

Signing into Chrome (text)

Logging a user out of Chrome

G Classroom Access

If your child has an X Box or PlayStation, you can access Google Classroom through that device.  Using a keyboard, connected with an HDMI cord, will make it easier to use your gaming system as a learning device.

Please feel free to reach out to your child’s teacher, Mrs. Fleming ([email protected]) or Mrs. Millsap ([email protected]) if you have any questions.

Summer School programs for students in grades 6-12

Posted June 1, 2020

The Upper Grand District School Board has announced a range of Summer School programs and opportunities available to students in grades 6-12 this summer.

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Flying the Pride flag in the UGDSB

Posted May 29, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VIQDygCIq0 For more information about why we fly the Pride flag in June, visit the UGDSB website.

Update on retrieving student belongings in schools

Posted May 20, 2020

In light of the Ministry of Education’s announcement that schools will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, the UGDSB is putting plans in place for families and students to ...

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Letter from the Minister of Education (May 19, 2020)

Posted May 19, 2020

Parents/guardians are invited to read a letter from the Minister of Education, following the announcement from the province that schools will not reopen this school year.

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All schools to remain closed for the rest of the 2019-20 school year

Posted May 19, 2020

The province has announced that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ontario schools will not reopen this school year. Distance learning will continue for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year.

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Letter from the Director of Education: Synchronous Learning (May 15, 2020)

Posted May 15, 2020

Upper Grand District School Board Director of Education, Martha Rogers, has written a letter to parents/guardians providing updated information on synchronous learning in the UGDSB.

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Hurray for Heroes!

Posted May 10, 2020

Update regarding students’ belongings in schools

Posted May 1, 2020

Please note that in order to adhere to the provincial school closures order and Public Health protocols around physical distancing, access to our schools is restricted.

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Letter from the Minister of Education (April 28, 2020)

Posted April 28, 2020

Parents and guardians are invited to read a letter from the Minister of Education, sent April 28, 2020.

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Letter from the Director of Education (April 27, 2020)

Posted April 27, 2020

Parents/guardians are asked to please read a letter from the Director of Education regarding the extension of the school closures and information from the Ministry regarding final grades. 

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Schools to remain closed until at least May 31, 2020

Posted April 26, 2020

All publicly funded schools in Ontario will remain closed until at least May 31, 2020, as part of an effort to keep students, staff and families safe from COVID-19.

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Learning at Home: Setting students up for success

Posted April 24, 2020

To support families, the Upper Grand District School Board has put together some helpful tips for parents/guardians to set their child up for success.

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April 24 PD Day is postponed

Posted April 20, 2020

In light of the provincial closure of schools and the transition to distance learning, the UGDSB has decided to postpone the April 24 PD Day to a later date.

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