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Summer learning opportunities for UGDSB students

The Upper Grand District School Board is pleased to share a wide range of summer learning opportunities for students.

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Mental Health Support Line available this summer

The Upper Grand District School Board will provide a Mental Health Support Line this summer. The Summer Mental Health Support Line is 519-822-4420 ext. 588. Please note that this is not a crisis line.

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EQAO Grade 9 Math writing opportunity

Parents/guardians of students who were enrolled in the destreamed Grade 9 math course in Quadmester 2 will be receiving a letter from their child’s school.  If you would like your child to have the opportunity to complete EQAO before the end of the school year, please complete the Google Form available.

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School Year Calendars for 2022-2023 approved

The Ministry of Education has approved the Upper Grand District School Board’s school year calendars for the 2022-2023 school year.

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Policy feedback opportunity: Policy 312 Website and Social Media Management

The following board policy currently under review was released for public consultation: 312 – Website and Social Media Management

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Mental Health and Education Week: Moving forward together – learning, wellness and connection

From May 2-6, 2022, the Upper Grand District School Board will be participating in our annual Mental Health and Education Week. This year’s theme is, ‘Moving Forward Together: learning, wellness and connection.’

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UGDSB and PIC host virtual parent event – ‘A Parent’s Role in Supporting Equity and Indigenous Education’

The Upper Grand District School Board and the Parent Involvement Committee present ‘A Parent’s Role in Supporting Equity and Indigenous Education’ – a virtual presentation.

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UG Community: Learn about hosting an international student

Would you like to learn more about hosting an international student in the Upper Grand District School Board? Join us for an evening event to learn about the Homestay program in the UGDSB. 

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Update: EQAO Grade 9 Math Assessment 

In recognition of the level of ongoing uncertainty due to COVID-19, the decision has been made by the Upper Grand District School Board to defer the administration of the EQAO Grade 9 Math Assessment.

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Monitoring School Absence Rates in the UGDSB

As an additional measure and layer of communication to keep our communities informed, the UGDSB has launched a pilot initiative to track school absence rates on a daily basis. This process is a pilot program and may evolve as required.

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