The board is currently working through the process of safely re-introducing permits for Community Use of Schools and we anticipate having further information available by the end of the month. The UGDSB supports the use of school/board facilities by community members and we look forward to being in the position to once again offer spaces this fall.
Masks are a crucial layer of protection in the controlling of COVID-19, however when disposed of improperly, masks can have a serious impact on the environment and wildlife.
The September meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board was held on September 28, 2021. The following provides highlights from the meeting.
The Community Use of Schools (CUS) program will not be approving bookings for the 2021-2022 school year at this time.
The Upper Grand District School Board is looking forward to welcoming staff and students back to school this fall, and welcoming new families to the board. A key priority of the UGDSB is ensuring a safe learning and working environment as schools reopen.
The board has published the Student and Family Guide detailing many aspects of protocols for the 2021-22 school year: www.ugdsb.ca/2021. Families are asked to review the full guide, as well as these highlights as they prepare to return to school.
We’ve put together some information about why it is important for our young learners to wear masks when they attend school, as well as some tips for parents/guardians to help prepare these students for wearing a mask during the school day.
As one part of the board’s health and safety protocols, all UGDSB students (Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12+) will continue to be required to wear masks indoors in school, including in hallways and during classes, as well as on school vehicles.
Information for students ages 12 years and older, and their families, on pre-registering for the COVID-19 vaccine, as well as upcoming vaccination clinics.
On Thursday May 13, Premier Doug Ford announced that Ontario schools will continue with remote learning for the time being, due to the current COVID-19 situation.