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IMPORTANT: Parents and students asked to complete survey by July 10

Posted June 30, 2020

The Upper Grand District School Board is asking all parents/guardians (K-12) and students in grades 7-12 to complete a survey regarding the fall restart of school. ​

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Letter from the Director to parents/guardians and students (June 26, 2020)

Posted June 26, 2020

A letter to UGDSB parents/guardians and students as the 2019-2020 school year comes to a close.

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Staff and Classes for 2020-2021 Tentative

Posted June 26, 2020

Please see below, our tentative list of classes/staff:

KA – To be determined, C. Storey

KB – S. Hogg, A. Bonany

1/2A – I. Gibson

1/2B – T. Suffern

2C – F. Fedele

3A – C. Parsons & R. Haley

3B – S. Gorr

4/5A – K. McNabb

4/5B – J. Reddick

6A – D. Anderson

Core French – D. Milloy

Planning Teachers – K. Brennagh, …

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Report Cards Going Home via Canada Post

Posted June 25, 2020

Your report cards are in the mail!  Keep an eye on your mailboxes, you should see them soon.

As this very unusual year draws to a close, please accept our very best wishes for a restful, safe and healthy summer.  We are hopeful that we will be able to see students and families in person …

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Feedback welcome on draft board Policy 303 – Naming of Schools and Board Facilities

Posted June 24, 2020

The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public input on draft Policy 303 – Naming of Schools and Board Facilities.

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UGDSB Gifted screening in fall 2020 postponed

Posted June 23, 2020

Please note that CCAT screening for grade 3 students in the fall of 2020 will be postponed until 2021.

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Let’s Talk about Racism

Posted June 20, 2020

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Dear Parents, Guardians and Caregivers

The Upper Grand District School Board is committed to disrupting and addressing  systemic racism and oppression in all of its forms.  We are committed to making  sure the work we do is fully transparent and …

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Talking About Mental Health: Uncertainty, self care and community

Posted June 19, 2020

In the June 2020 edition of Talking About Mental Health, we discuss tolerating uncertainty, supporting anxious kids, self care and compassion, and community connections.

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Summer supports available for students with mental health needs, special education needs

Posted June 19, 2020

The UGDSB is providing a number of supports for students and families throughout the summer of 2020, including mental health supports, supports for students with Autism and transition supports for students with complex special education needs or mental health needs.

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Taking action in anti-racism and anti-oppression work

Posted June 9, 2020

As an educational community we have a responsibility to identify and describe racism and oppression and then work to dismantle it. 

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Updating parent/guardian contact information

Posted June 8, 2020

The school board is in the process of ensuring we have the most up-to-date contact information for parents and families. Please check your child’s UGCloud email account this week.

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Update to families regarding expanded provincial COVID-19 testing

Posted June 3, 2020

Information from the province regarding expanded testing for COVID-19 in Ontario.

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