News & Announcements

Board Decision on IB Survey Results and Feasibility Study in Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin

Posted June 27, 2019

Please read the letter from Jennifer Passy, Manager of Planning, on the Board decision on IB Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin. Letter To Parents June 2019  

Our New Track!!

Posted June 18, 2019

East Gary has had a ‘Track Makeover’. Thanks to Greenwood Construction and their generous donation of 3 truckloads full of stone dust we have been able to add years of use to our track. East Garafraxa is one of the few elementary schools in our Board that still has a running

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Staff Presentation of Orangeville/Dufferin Erin IB Survey Results and Feasibility Study Report

Posted June 7, 2019

Thank you to all who filled in the survey to express interest in an International Baccalaureate programme (IB) in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin. The survey results and other feasibility criteria such as enrolment levels, participation rates and financial implications of offering the IB programme have been considered in the report “Orangeville/Dufferin

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Drop In Pickleball

Posted June 3, 2019

See link for more information May 21 - September 10th 7 p.m. to 9:00 p.m Grand Valley Community Centre Pickle Ball

Congratulations!!

Posted April 30, 2019

Speeches   Special congratulations to Kolby and Alex who did us proud at the Lions Clubs International effective speaking contest.

Thank You!!

Posted April 18, 2019

Thank you to our East Gary community for giving generously to the cats. We raised over $400 and 50 cans of cat food!! East Gary Raiders are Awesome!

Thinking About Cats…..

Posted April 15, 2019

Our yearly “Cats Anonymous” fundraiser is being run this week. “Guess the Eggs” competition. Students can win $20 worth of Chocolate Eggs. $1.00 for 2 guesses.

Thursday is our “Disco” Dance – A – Thon. We will be collecting cash, cat food and cat items.
Please give generously to help the Cats!

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Staff Presentation of the 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report

Posted March 29, 2019

The 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on March 19, 2019. This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. It is necessary for staff to monitor the relevance of the Board’s work

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Free Dental

Posted March 26, 2019

Free dental care for children and youth (17 and younger) If you can’t afford dental care, we have FREE services for your children at Public Health. We provide free basic dental care, including cleanings, x-rays, check-ups and treatment to children and youth. Our dental hygienists provide preventive services (e.g. cleanings) out of

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Diversity Data Survey

Posted February 11, 2019

This winter, the UGDSB is conducting a system-wide survey, to help the board understand the demographic makeup, diversity and ongoing needs of our student population. The sole purpose of this survey is to gain a better understanding of the students and families in our communities, so that the board can

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Videotaping or Photography at Public Events Reminder

Posted February 7, 2019

We all love to take pictures of our children, especially during memorable events (e.g., plays, awards assemblies and sporting events). The Upper Grand District School Board allows videotaping and photography at UGDSB public events. We do ask, however, that you respect the privacy of others and

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Cameras – Security System

Posted January 22, 2019

Cameras have been added to our security system. Please see link below: Cameras

Talking About Mental Health

Posted January 7, 2019

January News

Environmental News

Posted January 7, 2019

Environmental Newsletter Insert Jan 2019

Seasons Greetings

Posted December 17, 2018

As December comes to a close here at school. We would like to wish everyone a safe and happy winter break. A special thanks to our wonderful School Council who sponsored and provided the students with many fun activities this December. We started with our Toonie Store. Always a great hit! Our

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Kindergarten Registration

Posted December 14, 2018

Important information about Kindergarten registration this January We’re getting ready to welcome our newest group of little learners to the school! Kindergarten registration for the 2019-20 school year takes place from January 8 to 18th, 2019. Aall Junior and Senior Kindergarten students new to the UGDSB must pre-register online. (SK students who attending

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