News & Announcements

Vaccination Clinics Held at College Heights

Posted September 13, 2021

Please see the following letter for information regarding vaccination clinics held at College Heights.

Information About Positive COVID-19 Case

Posted September 13, 2021

Please see the following letter for information regarding positive COVID-19 cases in our school community.  

School bell time change required, effective Wednesday Sept. 15

Posted September 10, 2021

In order to better align the school day with current transportation schedules, bell times will be changing slightly at our school, from 9am-3pm to the new time of 9:10-3:10pm. This change is effective Wednesday Sept. 15, 2021.

Update on secondary inter-school athletics

Posted September 8, 2021

Please see the following for updates on the start of inter-school athletics in secondary schools in District 10 and District 4.

Student Timetable Information

Posted August 26, 2021

Student timetables will be available for viewing the last week of August.

Please access timetables from Maplewood with the following instructions MW Attendance For Parents

Timetable changes can be made from August 30th – September 2nd 2021 by completing this …

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. 

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. 

2021 Graduating Class

Updated June 1, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 …

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.

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.

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).

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 …

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.

Black Heritage Month spotlight: Alfred M. Lafferty

Posted February 23, 2021

Throughout Black Heritage, Black Brilliance and Black Futures Month, many schools have been celebrating the lives and accomplishments of Black individuals in Canada and beyond.

UGDSB celebrates Black Brilliance month virtually this February

Posted February 3, 2021

Students and staff in the Upper Grand District School Board are coming together virtually this month to celebrate Black Brilliance, Heritage and Futures.

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