News & Announcements

School Operations, Health and Safety Information

For important school operations and health and safety information, please use the links below:

UGDSB Ventilation Report

The UGDSB is continuing its work optimizing air quality in classrooms and learning environments through improving ventilation and filtration. Upgrades to ventilation and filtration systems began in the 2020-21 school year and will continue for the 2021-22 school year.

The UGDSB has received funding from the Provincial Government and Federal Government to allow the board to continue its work in optimizing ventilation and air quality in UGDSB schools and meet the provincial requirements for ventilation measures in schools. The UGDSB is also making investments in schools to go above and beyond the provincial requirements, as another layer of the protective strategies the board is utilizing to keep UGDSB learning and working spaces safe for students and staff.

Visit UGDSB Ventilation Report page for full details. 

 

Our Community Goals – October

Posted October 20, 2021

At Jean Little our Motto is Work Hard, Be Kind and Make a Difference, we are always working on ways to make this true and can always use the support of our parents, caregivers and neighbourhood community.

An area that we are ‘Working Hard’ on improving ...

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Student Illness – Updated Oct 4 2021

Posted October 4, 2021

The current COVID symptom list includes the following: Fever (= or > 37.8) and/or chills Cough Shortness of breath Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea Decrease or loss of taste or smell If a child has any of the symptoms listed above, they need to stay home, as do any siblings that are not ...

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From the Guelph Fire Department: Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 3-9, 2021

Posted October 4, 2021

Fire Prevention Week is October 3-9, 2021, and the Guelph Fire Department is sharing safety information with families.

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Jean Little October – Info

Posted October 3, 2021

Dear Jean Little Families, We wanted to share our gratitude and recognize all of the hard work our students, families, and staff have been doing to make for a positive return to in-person learning this fall. Everyone is doing their best to follow the rules and protocols to keep each other ...

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Jean Little Reorganization – Sept 15

Posted September 15, 2021

Dear Jean Little Families,

As indicated in the September class placement email and posted on the school doors, our school organization was tentative until student enrollment numbers were reviewed by the Upper Grand District School Board staffing committee.

The District Staffing Committee has now informed us that we will ...

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Information About Positive Covid Case (September 13)

Posted September 13, 2021

September 13, 2021 Dear parents/guardians and staff,  Jean Little School And Bus Case Information Letter[9] Public Health has notified us that an individual in our school has tested positive for COVID-19. As a result, Public Health has directed 1 class to self-isolate, as part of its established ...

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JEAN LITTLE RETURN TO SCHOOL PLAN – 2021

Posted August 26, 2021

Back to school is approaching quickly and we have developed a plan and routines to maintain the safety of our school community during the school year.  Please take a moment to read over this years start up information. Jean Little Return To School Plan 2021

2021 Long Term Accommodation Plan annual review report approved

Posted June 23, 2021

The 2021 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved at the Board Meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board on June 22, 2021.

This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. ...

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Policy feedback opportunity: School Volunteers, Educational Field Trips and Off-Site Activities

Posted June 23, 2021

The following UGDSB draft policies have been released for public consultation: Policy 205 School Volunteers, and Policy 508 Educational Field Trips and Off-Site Activities. The deadline to provide feedback is October 14, 2021, at 4pm.

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June 2021 Newsletter

Posted June 22, 2021

June 2021 Jean Little Newsletter Important Information:
  • Online Report Cards
  • Grade 8 Grad
  • Belongings, medication pick-up/chromebooks, library books drop-off  information

Summer Mental Health Support Line

Posted June 18, 2021

Summer Mental Health Support Line If your child or youth ...

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Board News: End of the year information (June 2021)

Posted June 16, 2021

As we approach the end of the school year, we would like to say thank you to all our students, families and staff for their hard work and understanding throughout the year. The purpose of this letter is to provide you with information about the last few weeks of school. 

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WDG Public Health to host Parent Information Session on COVID-19 vaccines

Posted June 10, 2021

On June 14, 2021, at 7pm, Dr. Matthew Tenenbaum, the Associate Medical Officer of Health for Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health, will be offering a presentation for youth and their parents/caregivers to learn more about WDGPH’s COVID-19 vaccination program and answer parent questions. 

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UGDSB celebrates National Indigenous History Month

Posted June 9, 2021

June is National Indigenous History Month, a month where we celebrate and recognize histories, contributions and diversity of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples in Canada. 

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Supports for staff and students following horrific violence targeting Muslim community

Posted June 8, 2021

The Upper Grand District School Board would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the Muslim community following the horrific violence in London, Ontario, which killed four family members and sent another family member to hospital with serious injuries. Officials are reporting that this is an apparent hate crime and that the victims were targeted because of their Muslim faith. 

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