News & Announcements

Police Presence in Schools town hall and survey info

Posted October 19, 2020

Please read the following for information on the UGDSB’s Police Presence in Schools virtual town hall and survey.

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Survey to request change between in-person and remote learning (Oct. 14-21)

Posted October 13, 2020

To request a change between in-person and remote learning, elementary parents/guardians must complete the Intent to Change Survey between October 14-21. The deadline to complete the survey is Oct. 21 at 4pm.

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Reminder of Security Cameras

Posted October 9, 2020

Every fall, we notify our community that our video cameras remain active. All schools within the Upper Grand have security cameras. The purpose of this video surveillance is to increase security and safety within the school. The video footage is only used to investigate issues that occur within or around the ...

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Provide your input: Police presence in UGDSB schools

Posted October 9, 2020

This October, the Upper Grand District School Board is holding a town hall and survey, asking participants for their input regarding the presence of police in UGDSB schools.

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School Council Meeting – Tuesday, October 13th

Posted October 8, 2020

School Council AGM | École St. John Paul II School Our next virtual school council meeting  will take place on Tuesday, October 13th at 6:30 pm.  Please use this link to join the Google meeting: https://meet.google.com/fsp-xdnx-sev All parents and guardians are welcome to attend.

Virtual Open House

Posted October 7, 2020

Open House We are pleased to announce the launch of our Virtual Open House! Families, please check your child’s Google Classroom for a link to a video. We look forward to welcoming you all into the building when we are allowed to. Thank you:)

September 30th Updates

Posted September 30, 2020

Thank you to all of our families for a great beginning to the school year...it’s unbelievable that tomorrow is already October!  With cooler and sometimes rainy days ahead, it’s important to send students dressed for the weather as we will be doing our best to get the kids ...

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UGDSB launches The Umbrella Project to support mental health and well-being

Posted September 29, 2020

At the Upper Grand District School Board, we value mentally healthy schools, classrooms and work sites. This year, in order to further help support the mental health and well-being of UGDSB students and staff, we are introducing The Umbrella Project to schools and offices.

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Orange Shirt Day – September 30th

Posted September 23, 2020

Picture The annual Orange Shirt Day on September 30th opens the door to global conversation on all aspects of Residential Schools. It is an opportunity to create meaningful discussion about the effects of Residential Schools and the legacy they have left behind.  A discussion all Canadians can tune ...

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School Council Meeting – September 28th

Posted September 22, 2020

School Council AGM | École St. John Paul II School Our first virtual school council meeting for the 2020-2021 school year will take place on Monday, September 28th at 6:30 pm.  Please use this link to join the Google meeting: https://meet.google.com/fsp-xdnx-sev Elections for executive positions on council will ...

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Rowan’s Law Day – September 30th

Posted September 21, 2020

Speak Up About Concussions – Rowan’s Law Day is September 30 On September 30, schools across the Upper Grand District School Board will be marking Rowan’s Law Day – a day to raise awareness about concussions. In March 2018, the Ontario government passed a law known as Rowan’s Law, named after 17-year-old ...

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Terry Fox School Run/Walk Event

Posted September 21, 2020

Header Image   In celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Terry’s Marathon of Hope, our school is participating in the Terry Fox School Run. We are proudly committed to raising much-needed funds for cancer research. Please consider supporting our efforts for this very worthwhile cause.  Our school event will be ...

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Parent Information: Monitoring and Managing COVID-19

Posted September 18, 2020

The UGDSB would like to remind all parents that they have an important role to play in preventing COVID-19 in our schools.

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Fundraising

Posted September 16, 2020

September 16, 2020

Dear parents/guardians,

As we continue to welcome students back into our schools and focus on new protocols to help keep students and staff safe, the Upper Grand District School Board has notified schools that school-organized fundraising will be paused at this time.

The board recognizes that ...

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Covid-19 Screening Tool for Children

Posted September 14, 2020

Once the poster is open, click on the link that appears on the device: Promotional Poster For Online Screening Tool Sept 15 2020
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