News & Announcements
Important information regarding distance learning, COVID-19 and more
Please click the links below for information on COVID-19, distance learning and supports for students and families:
- Information on learning at home, COVID-19 and the latest communications
- Tech support for parents and students
- Parent website: Supporting students in distance learning, special education needs
- Mental health resources
- Summer Supports for Students
Fall school reopening survey: All parents/guardians (K-12) and students in grades 7-12 are asked to complete an important survey on the fall restart. Survey deadline is July 10. Please click here for more.
In light of the provincial closure of schools and the transition to distance learning, the UGDSB has decided to postpone the April 24 PD Day to a later date.
The Upper Grand District School Board has launched a website for parents/guardians with resources and information to support students with special education needs.
Due to the on-going school closures, we are asking that parents submit any outstanding Out of Area requests prior to the end of April.
To assist our families with tech support related to distance learning, the Upper Grand District School Board has a Tech Help webpage for parents and students.
Please read the attached letter for further information regarding Learning at Home, including important information about resources for students with special education needs, access to technology and printed materials and more.
A letter from the Director of Education regarding the board’s distance learning program is posted on the board website.
Preliminary information from the board on student access to devices and technology, SEA equipment, hands-on based learning ideas, and more.
Due to the extension of school closures in Ontario, the UGDSB has decided to cancel or postpone a number of school based events.
Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has written an important letter for all Ontario parents and guardians, regarding the extension of school closures in Ontario and information on distance learning for students.