News & Announcements

Summer Mental Health Supports

Mental health supports are available to students over the summer. If your child or youth needs mental health support over the summer, please call and leave a voice mail at 519-822-4420 ext 588. We have Mental Health Clinicians available and voicemails will be checked regularly from July 2 to August 30. Please note that this is not a crisis line. Learn more on the board website. 

 

Report Card and ConnectED for Parents

Parents and guardians will need to create an account with the Upper Grand before they can download their child’s report card. To create a Parent Portal account, please visit this page and click on the link for your child’s school.

Parents/guardians can create their account provided they have an email on record with the school. Once your account is activated, you will see each of your children listed. Elementary report cards will be available for downloading beginning on June 23rd. Secondary report cards will be available for downloading beginning the week of July 5th

Please visit our support page for instructions https://sites.google.com/ugcloud.ca/parenthelp/report-cards-parent-portal

Public Health letter to staff and parents (July 29, 2021)

Posted July 29, 2021

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has prepared a letter for parents/guardians and staff.

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PRINCIPAL’S JUNE 2021 MONTHLY MESSAGE

Posted June 25, 2021

Dear Parents/Guardians, On Thursday, June 24th,  we had our outdoor graduation mini-ceremonies and virtual graduation and report cards were ready for download in your online accounts. As of today, parents/guardians & students will be allowed onto the outdoor property of the school to pick up ...

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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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Elementary student report cards are now available online

Posted June 23, 2021

Elementary student report cards are now available online. Elementary report cards will be available for parents/guardians to download from June 23 to July 5, 2021. 

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Community Car Parade for RCPS Gr 8 Graduates

Posted June 22, 2021

Dear RCPS Community, Parents of our graduates have organized a graduation car parade on Thursday, June 24th. Parents of the graduates have been invited to meet and join the car parade at Lloyd Dyer Park in Rockwood at 6:45 PM. From there, cars will drive by the school starting ...

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RCPS PERSONAL BELONGINGS PICK UP & CHROMEBOOK DROP OFF INSTRUCTIONS FOR PARENTS & STUDENTS (JUNE, 18 2021)

Posted June 18, 2021

Dear Parents & Guardians, We have been given permission to allow parents/guardians & students onto the outdoor property of the school to pick up their child(ren)’s belongings, medications and drop off chromebooks and school materials and see their teacher one last time before the summer break. Teachers have been ...

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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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Graduation Plans for the RCPS Grade 8 Class of 2020-2021

Posted June 15, 2021

Dear Grade 8 Parents & Guardians, We are so excited to share our Grade 8 graduation plans with you. This year we will have a hybrid of in-person outdoors (for students only) and virtual graduation. During the day, on Thursday, June 24th (rain date of ...

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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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UGDSB launching online report card system

Posted June 7, 2021

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.

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Province announces that Ontario schools will remain in remote learning this school year

Posted June 2, 2021

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.

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We include all awesome humans – UGDSB Kicks off Pride Month celebrations

Posted May 31, 2021

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.

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UGDSB flags to be lowered in honour of 215 children whose lives were taken at former residential school

Posted May 30, 2021

From May 31 to June 7, the Upper Grand District School Board will lower all flags at school and office buildings, where possible, to honour the 215 children whose lives were taken at a former residential school in Kamloops, B.C.

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PRINCIPAL’S MAY 2021 MESSAGE & UPDATES

Posted May 27, 2021

PRINCIPAL’S May 2021 MESSAGE & UPDATES Dear Parents/Guardians, Firstly, my hope is that you and your families are coping well as we continue through this third lockdown and pivot to remote learning. At this point in time we are uncertain when or if we will be ...

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#UGUmbrella – This June we are looking at Mastery

Posted May 27, 2021

We’ve almost completed our first year of exploring a different Umbrella Skill each month. This June, we will be looking at Mastery as our final Umbrella Skill for the 2020-2021 school year.

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All students aged 12+ and their families are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine through Public Health.

Posted May 26, 2021

Hello Parents and Guardians,

As you may be aware, all students aged 12+ and their families are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine through Public Health.  Attached to this message you will find instructions on how to pre-register and then get an appointment for a vaccine.  Please ...

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UGDSB approves new Indigenous Education policy

Posted May 26, 2021

This policy states that the Upper Grand District School Board acknowledges that Indigenous Peoples are distinct from other equity seeking groups in that they are self-determining nations with inherent rights, laws, and institutions. Indigenous rights are distinct. It is the goal of the UGDSB to ensure that Indigenous staff and students are not deprived of their rights, and are provided with a learning and working environment that is free from racism and discrimination of any kind.

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