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Grade 12 Commencement – Save the Date!

 

2022 CDDHS COMMENCEMENT

Help the UGDSB make positive change – Complete the Student Census today!

Posted September 19, 2022

Everyone counts. Complete the Student Census today!

The “UGDSB Counts Student Census” launches today for all Upper Grand District School Board students in grades Kindergarten-12.

Participation in the Student Census will help the UGDSB make systemic changes that will create more equitable outcomes for all students.

The census is a confidential, voluntary survey for all students (K-12) in the Upper Grand District School Board. The goal of the census is to better …

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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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Welcome to the 2022-23 School Year

Posted September 5, 2022

The staff of Centre Dufferin District High School are looking forward to welcoming and welcoming back all students for the 2022-2023 school year on September 6th. Thank you for trusting us with the responsibility of educating, supporting, and caring for your child.  The home-school connection is critical to ensuring student success. Please reach out to our staff at anytime if you have questions.  Please see below for …

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Reminder for parents/guardians: Student Accident Insurance

Posted September 4, 2022

Parents and guardians are responsible for expenses related to student injuries on school premises or during school activities. Accidents can and do happen and the costs involved might not be fully covered by Provincial health care or employer group insurance plans.

The Upper Grand District School board is empowered under The Education Act to offer Accident and Life Insurance for students.

A letter from the Upper Grand District School Board will be sent …

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Threat Risk Assessment and Suicide Protocol Notification Letter 2022

Posted September 2, 2022

UGDSB Threat Risk Assessment And Suicide Protocol Notification Letter 2022

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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Smoke and Vape-Free Environment

Posted August 31, 2022

The Upper Grand DSB provides a smoke and vape-free environment for its students, staff and others while on Board property, in accordance with the Smoke-Free Ontario Act and Board policy 208.  This policy refers to all forms of tobacco, and any processed form of tobacco that may be smoked, inhaled or chewed, including e-cigarettes.  No one is permitted to smoke or vape within 20 meters of the school.  For …

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Students with Life-Threatening Medical Conditions

Posted August 30, 2022

UGDSB Policy 518: Students with Life-Threatening Medical Conditions, outlines the roles and responsibilities for all in the educational community to support students with possible life-threatening medical conditions.  The prevalent medical conditions covered under this policy are Asthma, Anaphylaxis, Diabetes and Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders.  If your child has one of these, or any other life-threatening medical condition, please visit: www.ugdsb.ca/board/policy  or contact the school as soon …

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Life-Threatening Allergies

Posted August 29, 2022

We have students in our school with potential life-threatening allergies (called anaphylaxis) to various foods and other materials.  Anaphylaxis is a medical condition that can cause death within minutes.  In recent years, anaphylaxis has increased dramatically among students.  Although this may not affect your child’s classes directly, we are letting you know so that you are aware that we aim to create an allergy safe environment at our school. …

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Back to School! Information for students and families

Posted August 29, 2022

It’s back to school season! We are excited to welcome and welcome back all students and families to the Upper Grand. To help make the transition back to school smoother for our students and families, we are sharing a website with information about back to school.

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