Policy Feedback Opportunity: Policy 315 – Privacy Protection and Information Access
You are invited to review the policy draft and submit online feedback at www.ugdsb.ca/board/policy. The deadline for public input is April 14, 2023 at 4 pm EST. Persons without internet access may call 519-822-4420 (or toll-free 1-800-321-4025) ext. 723 to request a printed copy of the draft documents.
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Registration for the 2023-2024 UGDSB Remote Program
The Upper Grand District School Board is looking forward to continuing to offer the Erin Public School Remote Program for the 2023-2024 school year. This program is an option for elementary students only. While we believe that in-person learning best supports students, we recognize that some families may want their child to learn remotely, due to their unique circumstances. The decision families make about remote learning vs. in-person learning for 2023-2024 will be for the entire school year, as movement between learning modes during the school year can cause disruptions for students, families, and classrooms.
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Kindergarten registration is back – here’s what parents/caregivers need to know
It’s that time of year again! The Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB) is looking forward to welcoming a whole new group of kindergarteners to school. Starting school can be overwhelming for both students and parents/caregivers. Here is everything you need to know to make that transition as smooth as possible.
Registration for new UGDSB …
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Inclement weather procedures for UGDSB schools
With winter weather here, now is a great time to review the Upper Grand District School Board’s procedures for Inclement Weather Days.
Updated information has been posted on the UGDSB website outlining the different procedures for bus cancellations, school closures due to inclement weather, and more.
LINK: UGDSB INCLEMENT WEATHER PROCEDURES
**A reminder to please follow our …
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Mid November Update
Dear Aberfoyle Families-With so much happening at Aberfoyle this month, we wanted to send a quick mid-month update with some reminders and new information.
We have had high numbers of absences over the past few weeks. This is a reminder that we are asked to screen our children each day using the Provincial School …
Upper Grand collaborates with organizations to provide tutoring supports
The Upper Grand District School Board in association with The Grove, TVOLearn, Streams Community Hub, Tutor Bright, and Reading Rocks is providing students at both the elementary and secondary levels with additional tutoring support and resources. These additional support and resources were made possible through funding provided by the Ontario Ministry of Education.
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Parents/Guardians invited to free webinar: Post-pandemic Mental Health
Parents/guardians are invited to join a free webinar in November on post-pandemic mental health.
Join Kevin Cameron as he shares information and strategies relating to post-pandemic mental health for adults and children.
A survey by CMHA Ontario showed that nearly half (48 per cent) of Ontarians say their mental health has worsened over the past two …
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Download school ventilation reports from the UGDSB website
The Upper Grand District School Board continues to make board and school-based ventilation reports available in the 2022-23 school year.
The board report and each school report is available for download on the UGDSB website at www.ugdsb.ca/ventilationreport.
To access a specific school report:
Download the full report (Microsoft Excel document)
Click on the tab …
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October 2022 Newsletter
Message from the Office
Happy October! September was a busy month, packed with class community-building activities, and special events, such as Football, a Storm Game, the Terry Fox Run (Rock Your Socks!) and Truth and Reconciliation Day. We are all very glad to be “back to normal”!
Help the UGDSB make positive change – complete the Student Census today!
The “UGDSB Counts Student Census” launches today for all Upper Grand District School Board students in grades Kindergarten-12. Participation in the Student Census will help the UGDSB make systemic changes that will create more equitable outcomes for all students.
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