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Students ages 12+: COVID-19 vaccine pre-registration and vaccination clinics

Posted May 26, 2021

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.

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Remote learning to continue for time being, province announces

Posted May 13, 2021

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.

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Clarification regarding remote learning program for the 2021-22 school year

Posted May 12, 2021

Please note that the Upper Grand District School Board remote learning program for the 2021-22 school year will NOT be a “hybrid model.” Students who register for remote school will be placed in the standalone elementary or secondary remote schools, where classes/courses are staffed by dedicated remote learning teachers.

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McMaster University launches follow-up Ontario Parent Survey after 14 months of the pandemic

Posted May 7, 2021

Researchers from McMaster University and Offord Centre for Child Studies have launched a follow-up province-wide survey to measure and understand how families with children are still coping with COVID-19.

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Informal survey: Are you interested in attending the Secondary Remote School next year?

Posted May 6, 2021

All UGDSB Grade 8 and high school students are invited to fill out an informal survey to indicate their interest in attending the Secondary Remote School for the 2021-22 school year. 

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Preliminary information about remote learning options for the 2021-22 school year

Posted May 6, 2021

The UGDSB will offer a remote learning option for both elementary and secondary students in the 2021-22 school year. Please review this post for preliminary information and upcoming timelines.

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Update regarding remote learning resuming April 19

Posted April 15, 2021

Information for families regarding the resumption of remote learning on April 19, including information for students in specialized DD class placements.

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All UGDSB schools to remain in remote learning following Spring Break

Posted April 12, 2021

On Monday April 12, 2021, the provincial government announced that all Ontario schools would participate in remote learning following the April Break.

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Asymptomatic targeted testing expansion (April 2021)

Posted April 9, 2021

Opportunities to access asymptomatic COVID-19 testing during the upcoming April break have been expanded by the province.

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COVID-19 safety over the April Break

Posted April 8, 2021

Thank you to all Upper Grand District School Board staff, students and families for continuing to follow the COVID-19 health and safety measures that help keep our school communities safe. It is more important than ever that we continue to follow public health advice over the Spring Break.

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