News & Announcements

Important Information/Updates

Procedure for high school exams if buses are cancelled:
Please review the following procedures for what happens with the secondary school exam schedule if buses are cancelled.

Daily School Absence Report:
The UGDSB is reporting daily on school absence rates, allowing us to monitor absenteeism rates and transparently share this information with the public. To view the dashboard, click here

Semester 1 – Exam Schedule

Semester 1 Exam Schedule

 

Midterm Report Cards Available for Download

Student Midterm Report is now available for viewing online.  Please follow these steps to access the Midterm Report:

  1. Go to Centre Dufferin District High School and click on the link to the UGDSB Parent/Guardian Portal.
  2. Click on the link for “Centre Dufferin District High School” (linked in title) near the bottom of the list.
  3. Log onto the Maplewood ConnectEd Parent portal.  Your Username is your email address used to create your Parent Portal account.  You can create an account by using an email address that has been provided to the school.
  4. If you have multiple students in the Upper Grand District School board, once logged into the Parent Portal, use the dropdown menu to toggle between students. Select the student you wish to view and click on GO.
  5. Once the data is loaded, click on Personal > Multimedia. Click on the PDF link to view the progress report.

For students to login, visit the same website and use your own login and password (Login: Username: first 3 letters of first name, full surname eg. johsmith, Password: OEN #)

*If you haven’t yet set up a Parent Portal account, use your email address (that received this email message) to create your Parent Portal Account by following the instructions on our Report Card Support Webpage.

Inclement weather procedures for UGDSB schools

Posted November 18, 2022

With winter weather here, now is a great time to review the Upper Grand District School Board’s procedures for Inclement Weather Days.

Updated information has been posted on the UGDSB website outlining the different procedures for bus cancellations, school closures …

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Upper Grand collaborates with organizations to provide tutoring supports

Posted November 9, 2022

The Upper Grand District School Board in association with The Grove, TVOLearn, Streams Community Hub, Tutor Bright, and Reading Rocks is providing students at both the elementary and secondary levels with additional tutoring support and resources. These additional support …

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Parents/Guardians invited to free webinar: Post-pandemic Mental Health

Posted October 17, 2022

Parents/guardians are invited to join a free webinar in November on post-pandemic mental health.

Join Kevin Cameron as he shares information and strategies relating to post-pandemic mental health for adults and children.

A survey by CMHA Ontario showed that nearly half …

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Download school ventilation reports from the UGDSB website

Posted October 14, 2022

The Upper Grand District School Board continues to make board and school-based ventilation reports available in the 2022-23 school year.

The board report and each school report is available for download on the UGDSB website at www.ugdsb.ca/ventilationreport.

To access a specific …

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Wellness Works: Welcome Back!

Posted September 15, 2022

The Upper Grand District School Board is continuing with the Wellness Works monthly themes across all grades in the 2022-2023 school year.  For September we are once again bringing our collective focus to the theme of:  WELCOME, CONNECTION and BELONGING. 

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New School and Child Care Screening Tool is available online

Posted September 1, 2022

The Ministry of Health and the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health have provided a new “School and Child Care” screening tool. It is recommended that students/children and visitors continue to self-screen for illness every day before attending school or child care using this updated Screening Tool.

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School Bus Information

Posted August 17, 2022

School Bus related information:

PARENT PORTAL LOGIN link:  https://www.findmyschool.ca

The annual Transportation …

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Online Learning Graduation Requirement

Posted March 8, 2022

Beginning with the cohort of students who entered Grade 9 in the 2020-21 school year, all students in Ontario must earn a minimum of two online learning credits as part of the requirements for an Ontario Secondary School Diploma unless they have been opted out. In response, the UGDSB is offering an increased number of UGDSB lead eLearning courses.

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