News & Announcements

All Upper Grand DSB schools are closed

All Upper Grand DSB schools are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic until at least May 4, 2020. All UGDSB buildings and grounds are closed to the public. We will continue to share updates as we receive them. 

Important Information and Resources:

Letter to parents: UGDSB Learning at Home (April 3, 2020)

Posted April 3, 2020

A letter from the Director of Education regarding the board’s distance learning program is posted on the board website.

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Special Education, Equity and Learning at Home

Posted April 3, 2020

Preliminary information from the board on student access to devices and technology, SEA equipment, hands-on based learning ideas, and more.

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Notice of cancelled and postponed school events 

Posted April 1, 2020

Due to the extension of school closures in Ontario, the UGDSB has decided to cancel or postpone a number of school based events.

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The Parent’s Guide to Google Classroom

Posted April 1, 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians, As we prepare for teacher led distance learning starting on April 6th, please review and familiarize yourselves with 2020 Parents' Guide To Google Classroom . This resource will help you support your child's learning. Google Classroom is the primary platform that our teachers will be ...

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Important letter from the Minister of Education to parents (March 31, 2020)

Posted April 1, 2020

Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has written an important letter for all Ontario parents and guardians, regarding the extension of school closures in Ontario and information on distance learning for students. 

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Ontario school closures extended until at least May

Posted March 31, 2020

On Tuesday March 31, 2020, the Premier of Ontario announced that in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all schools in Ontario will remain closed until at least May 1 for staff and May 4 for students. Premier Ford also said that the province is prepared to extend the school closures even further if required.

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IMPORTANT Information from School

Posted March 30, 2020

To request your child's password reset, please email the school. The school's email address can be found at the very top right corner of this webpage. Please be sure to include your child's full name as well as the name of their homeroom teacher.

Reminder: All UGDSB playgrounds are closed

Posted March 28, 2020

A reminder to all members of our school communities that in alignment with municipal closures around COVID-19, all Upper Grand DSB schoolyard play structures are closed.

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Parents please read: Distance learning and staff reaching out to families

Posted March 27, 2020

A letter from the Director of Education has been posted to the board website (Friday March 27, 2020). The letter contains important information regarding the board’s distance learning plan and information about staff reaching out to families.

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Grade 8 Graduation and Trip Update

Posted March 25, 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians of Grade 8 Students, I hope this message finds you well during these unprecedented times and school closures due to COVID-19. We hope that your grade 8 child is coping well and able to be resilient during these trying times. I wanted to ...

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MARCH 25th PRINCIPAL MESSAGE

Posted March 25, 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians, I hope this message finds you well during these unprecedented times and school closures due to COVID-19. I wanted to remind you to visit the Upper Grand District School Board’s COVID-19 information page at https://www.ugdsb.ca/community/coronavirus/ should you have any questions ...

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Letter to Parents from the Director: Continuity of Learning (March 23, 2020)

Posted March 23, 2020

Parents and guardians are asked to read the letter from the Director of Education, posted to the board website on March 23, 2020.

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Important letter from the Minister of Education to parents (March 22, 2020)

Posted March 23, 2020

Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has written an important letter for all Ontario parents and guardians, March 22, 2020.

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School closures: Information for UGDSB families regarding COVID-19

Posted March 13, 2020

The province has ordered all publicly funded schools in Ontario to close for two weeks following March Break, in response to the emergence in Ontario of COVID-19. As a result, Upper Grand DSB schools will be closed from March 14 to April 5, 2020. 

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Please read: Information for UGDSB schools regarding international travel and COVID-19

Posted March 12, 2020

With March Break approaching, many families and staff have questions about international travel and precautions required upon returning from travel. A letter with travel advice from Public Health is posted on the UGDSB website.

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KERNELS POPCORN FOR SALE MON MARCH 9th!

Posted March 4, 2020

Back by popular demand!! 🍿🍿🍿KERNELS POPCORN!🍿🍿🍿 Individual snack bags will be sold this Monday, March 9th during first nutrition break. $3.00 per bag or two for $5.00. Several flavours available. Buy for lunch....buy for home....buy for future lunches! Great deal. And each bag comes with a coupon for BOGO at a participating Kernels ...

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PRINCIPAL’S MARCH 2020 MONTHLY MESSAGE

Posted February 28, 2020

PRINCIPAL’S MARCH 2020 MONTHLY MESSAGE Dear Parents/Guardians, Once again, the month of February has passed by quickly and with some more heavy punches from Old Man Winter! We’ve had a few bus cancellation days and a system shut down this last week. Thank you for monitoring ...

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MARCH 2020 HIGHLIGHTS AT A GLANCE

Posted February 28, 2020

MARCH 2020 HIGHLIGHTS AT A GLANCE   Grade 8 Graduation: Parent Volunteer, Tammy Eckerman-Bradley, has been busily coordinating graduation committee meetings and fundraising activities throughout the year. The committee wants to let parents of grade 8 students know they can donate to the grad celebration in lieu ...

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Mac & Cheese/ Sub Orders Make Up Dates

Posted February 27, 2020

RCPS Sub Orders from February 26th (Bus Day) make-up date will be delivered to the school Tuesday, March 3rd.
RCPS Mac and Cheese from Feb 21st (Strike Day) make-up date will be delivered on Wednesday, March  4th.

(Feb 27) Buses Cancelled. School is Open! 

Posted February 27, 2020

(Feb 27) Buses Cancelled. School is Open! Bus students do not need to call the school to notify about their absence. However, please call in your child’s absence if they are NOT a bus student if they are staying home for some other reason.
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