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Schools to remain closed until at least May 31, 2020

All publicly funded schools in Ontario will remain closed until at least May 31, 2020, as part of an effort to keep students, staff and families safe from COVID-19.

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Learning at Home: Setting students up for success

To support families, the Upper Grand District School Board has put together some helpful tips for parents/guardians to set their child up for success.

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UGDSB launches parent website for supporting students with special education needs

The Upper Grand District School Board has launched a website for parents/guardians with resources and information to support students with special education needs. 

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Distance learning tech support for parents and students

To assist our families with tech support related to distance learning, the Upper Grand District School Board has a Tech Help webpage for parents and students. 

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Immigrant Services is working remotely to support newcomers

Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington staff have been working together to ensure that newcomers in our community have the necessary resources during these uncertain times.

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Notice of cancelled and postponed school events 

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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Information for parents: Testing for lead levels in school drinking water

Information for parents/guardians regarding the strict and comprehensive testing for lead levels in drinking water that happens at all Upper Grand District School Board schools.

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Information from Public Health: Debunking myths about vaping

Know the facts about vaping and start a conversation with your child about the risks.

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Safe drinking water in schools – fact sheet for parents/guardians

Information from the government of Ontario on safe drinking water in child care centres and schools, including information on regulations, testing drinking water for lead and more.

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Creating a culture of privacy

It is the responsibility of everyone to protect students’ personal and confidential information.

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