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Information about remote learning, COVID-19 updates

All UGDSB schools are currently participating in remote learning, as directed by the provincial government. 

Eid ul Fitr

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Eid ul Fitr: This religious festival marks the end of the month-long dawn-to-dusk fasting of Ramadan. Muslims worldwide celebrate this day in the month of Shawwal. This year, it will begin on the evening of May 13 and end on the evening of May 14.

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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Program for Indigenous families in the UGDSB: Anishinaabemowin Nanda-gikendan “Seeking to Learn the Language”

Posted May 10, 2021

A new weekend program for Indigenous families begins this September. Anishinaabemowin Nanda-gikendan – “Seeking to Learn the Language” – will run on Saturdays from 9-11:30am, from Sept. 18, 2021, to May 28, 2022.

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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. The survey closes on May 17. Please note that this informal survey is not registration.

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

Posted May 6, 2021

May 6, 2021

The Upper Grand District School Board is looking forward to welcoming students back in September 2021. We are currently working on plans for next school year, and once those plans are finalized we will share the information widely with our students and families.

The UGDSB will offer a remote learning option for both elementary and secondary students in the 2021-22 school year. 

In the coming weeks, the UGDSB …

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#UGUmbrella – This May we are looking at Autonomy – our ability to make decisions 

Posted April 30, 2021

This May, the Upper Grand District School Board is looking at autonomy as our Umbrella Skill. Autonomy is our ability to make decisions and have a say in the direction of our lives.

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Talking About Mental Health: May 2021

Posted April 29, 2021

Let’s talk about AUTONOMY

 

Autonomy, our theme for May, is our ability to make decisions and have a say in the direction of our lives.  Autonomy helps with the development of independence and trust and is an important part of our individual growth and development.  As a parent nurturing autonomy, we aim to create a cooperative bond between ourselves and our children …

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Draft school year calendars for 2021-22 approved

Posted April 28, 2021

At the Board Meeting held on April 27, 2021, trustees approved draft school year calendars for the 2021-2022 school year for elementary and secondary schools in the Upper Grand DSB. The draft calendars will now be submitted to the Ministry of Education for final approval.

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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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Information about secondary graduation celebrations and prom

Posted March 26, 2021

A letter from the Director of Education to the graduating class of 2021 regarding graduation celebrations and prom.

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