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School Operations, Health and Safety Information
For important school operations and health and safety information, please use the links below:
The current COVID symptom list includes the following:
- Fever (= or > 37.8) and/or chills
- 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 fully vaccinated. They must stay at home until the child with symptoms gets a negative COVID-19 test result, is cleared by public health, or is diagnosed with another illness.
If a child becomes symptomatic at school, the child and siblings will be sent home.
We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause, but we simply cannot deviate from these directives from public health.
Thanks for your continued support.
Families in need are invited to register for the 2021 Backpack Program sponsored by the Community Resource Centre.
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. ...
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.
Grade 8 Graduation
Our intermediate staff, along with some much appreciated help from a tech-savvy parent, are in the process of putting together the graduation video for this year. This video will be available at 6:30 pm on Monday, June 28th. Teachers will post a link on their class ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Due to COVID-19, the Upper Grand District School Board is preparing to make student report cards available online for parents/guardians this spring. Keep reading for important dates coming up.
On June 2, 2021, the provincial government announced that Ontario schools will remain in remote learning for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year. This means that all UGDSB students will continue learning remotely for the rest of this school year, with the exception of those students currently attending specialized class placements in person.
Throughout the month of June, the Upper Grand District School Board will be celebrating Pride Month at the board and school levels and as a community.