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Grade Orientation Event – Monday, August 30th 2021 date correction

Posted August 23, 2021

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All incoming grade 9s were mailed an information package. *Please note that the date has been changed from Tuesday August 31st 2021 to Monday, August 30th 2021.

Student Accident Insurance 2021/2022

Posted August 18, 2021

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Grade 9 Orientation – Monday, August 30th 2021

Posted August 16, 2021

On Monday, August 3oth 2021 College Heights will be hosting Grade 9 Orientation.  Orientation includes a tour of the school and will go over information that all students need to know about College Heights.  More details will be coming out soon!

 

If you feel you need a small group tour, we will be accommodating these requests the week of August 23rd.  At the tours, you will have …

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Registration for 2021-22 Secondary Remote Learning is August 3-12, 2021

Posted August 3, 2021

Registration for Secondary Remote Learning is open from August 3-12, 2021. Please review program information for 2021-22 Secondary Remote Learning and to register for remote learning. Only those wanting to register for Secondary Remote Learning should complete a registration form.

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Secondary student report cards are now available online

Posted July 5, 2021

Secondary student report cards are now available online. Secondary report cards will be available for parents/guardians to download from July 5 to 16, 2021. 

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Introduction and Information on de-streamed Grade 9 Math MTH1W

Posted June 24, 2021

The Grade 9 mathematics curriculum focuses on key mathematics concepts and skills, as well as on making connections between related math concepts, between mathematics and other disciplines, and between mathematics and the lived experiences of students. This curriculum is designed to support all students in developing an understanding of, and the ability to apply, the range of mathematical knowledge and skills appropriate for the grade …

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Summer Mental Health Support Line

Posted June 18, 2021

Summer Mental Health Support Line

If your child or youth needs mental health support over the summer, you or your youth can call and leave a voice mail at  519-822 -4420 ext 588. We have Mental Health Clinicians available and voice mails will be checked regularly from July 2 to August 30. Please note that this is not a crisis line.

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Board News: End of the year information (June 2021)

Posted June 16, 2021

As we approach the end of the school year, we would like to say thank you to all our students, families and staff for their hard work and understanding throughout the year. The purpose of this letter is to provide you with information about the last few weeks of school. 

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UGDSB celebrates National Indigenous History Month

Posted June 9, 2021

June is National Indigenous History Month, a month where we celebrate and recognize histories, contributions and diversity of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples in Canada. 

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2021 Graduating Class

Posted May 31, 2021

Please find the attached google form ⇒ click here for all graduates to complete by Friday, June 4th 2021  

UGDSB flags to be lowered in honour of 215 children whose lives were taken at former residential school

Posted May 30, 2021

From May 31 to June 7, the Upper Grand District School Board will lower all flags at school and office buildings, where possible, to honour the 215 children whose lives were taken at a former residential school in Kamloops, B.C.

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UGDSB approves new Indigenous Education policy

Posted May 26, 2021

This policy states that the Upper Grand District School Board acknowledges that Indigenous Peoples are distinct from other equity seeking groups in that they are self-determining nations with inherent rights, laws, and institutions. Indigenous rights are distinct. It is the goal of the UGDSB to ensure that Indigenous staff and students are not deprived of their rights, and are provided with a learning and working environment that is free from racism and discrimination of any kind.

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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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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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Report Cards

Posted April 28, 2021

  • Quad 3 final report card will be mailed home Thursday, April 29th 2021.
  • Please refer to the following PDF ⇒ Report Card Guide Page for the page 3 reference guide.
  • We are saving 400 pieces of papers for the environment with our PDF version!

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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Recommended reading in Indigenous education and knowledge

Posted March 25, 2021

This year, Upper Grand DSB board and school staff groups have continued organizing and participating in book studies, focusing on furthering learning in anti-racism and anti-oppression. Here are some ideas for recommended reading in Indigenous education and knowledge.

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Policy feedback opportunity: Indigenous Education

Posted March 24, 2021

The following new draft policy has been released for public consultation, and feedback from the public is welcome on the draft documents: Policy 519 – Indigenous Education (First Nations, Métis, Inuit).

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Dual Credit/OYAP Message for Grade 11/12

Posted March 23, 2021

Don’t miss out on some exciting opportunities when it comes to Dual Credit and OYAP Level 1 Apprenticeship Programs available to Grade 12 students during the next school year!

Are you a Grade 11 student going into Grade 12 (or a returning Grade 12 student) that would like the chance to take a College course while you’re still in high school?
Are you still undecided about your post-secondary pathway?
Do …

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Addressing anti-Asian racism, resources to support educators

Posted March 3, 2021

This month, the Upper Grand District School Board’s Equity Team shared with staff a resource on addressing anti-Asian racism. We all have a role to play in learning, unlearning and working to dismantle racism and oppression in our communities.

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