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Board News for Elementary

Provide your input on the 2023-24 School Year Calendars

Planning for the next school year has begun and the Upper Grand District School Board is seeking feedback on the proposed 2023-2024 school year calendars.

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Parents/guardians invited to free webinar on understanding and managing screen time

The Upper Grand District School Board, in collaboration with Pine River Institute, presents the third webinar in the new family initiative series: Understanding and managing screen time. 

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Parents/caregivers invited to webinar on understanding human trafficking

Parents/caregivers in the Upper Grand District School Board and the Wellington Catholic District School Board are invited to attend an information on understanding human trafficking.

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Wellness Works returns: January’s theme is realistic optimism

January’s Wellness Works theme is realistic optimism. Learn more about ways you can explore realistic optimism this month.

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Kindergarten registration is back – here’s what parents/caregivers need to know

Registration for new UGDSB Junior Kindergarten and Senior Kindergarten students for September 2023 begins on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 and closes on Friday, January 27, 2023 at 4:00 pm. 

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Help support your child’s stress management and well-being

Strong Minds Strong Kids, Psychology Canada is delivering a virtual after-school program for kids ages 8-12 in the Upper Grand District School Board community.

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View daily school absences on the UGDSB website

The UGDSB is reporting daily on school absence rates, allowing us to monitor absenteeism rates and transparently share this information with the public. 

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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. 

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Keeping UGDSB schools healthy and safe

The UGDSB strongly recommends everyone to continue to follow public health’s preventative measures to reduce the spread of respiratory illnesses in schools and help keep children and youth healthy.

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Schools to stress the importance of bullying awareness and prevention 

From November 21 to the 25, the Upper Grand District School Board will be participating in Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week (BAPW). During BAPW students, staff and guardians are encouraged to learn more about bullying and its effects on student learning and well-being. Each school will be doing its part to stress the importance of bullying awareness and prevention to its staff and students. 

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