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Director of Education Martha Rogers recipient of Fred L. Bartlett Memorial Award

The Upper Grand District School Board’s Director of Education, Martha Rogers, has been named the recipient of the Fred L. Bartlett Memorial Award. The award is presented annually by the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association and honours “an active or retired member of the teaching profession for outstanding contribution to education in Ontario.”

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Beyond Borders students to host virtual charity fundraiser 

Upper Grand District School Board students in the Beyond Borders program have been busy preparing for their upcoming charity fundraiser, Elevate, on June 24, 2021.

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Secondary Principal/Vice-Principal Transfers and Appointments, effective Sept. 1, 2021

The following Secondary Principal and Vice-Principal transfers and appointments are effective September 1, 2021.

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

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 approves new Indigenous Education policy

Policy 519 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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Elementary Principal & Vice-Principal Transfers/Appointments effective Sept. 1, 2021

The following Elementary Principal and Vice-Principal transfers and appointments are effective September 1, 2021.

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Board Meeting Highlights for May 2021

The May meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board was held on May 25, 2021. The following provides highlights from the meeting.

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Registration for the 2021-22 Elementary Remote School is May 20-June 3

Registration for the UGDSB’s 2021-22 Elementary Remote School is open from May 20-June 3. Any families wishing to enrol their child in the ERS are asked to register before the deadline of June 3, 2021, at 4pm.

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Board Meeting Highlights for April 2021

The April meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board was held on April 27, 2021. The following provides highlights from the meeting.

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Maintaining hope in uncertain times – UGDSB offering free webinar to parents/guardians

The Upper Grand District School Board in partnership with several community partners is offering parents and guardians the opportunity to participate in a webinar about maintaining hope in uncertain times.

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