News & Announcements

Daily School Absence Report

The UGDSB is reporting daily on school absence rates, allowing us to monitor absenteeism rates and transparently share this information with the public. To view the dashboard, click here

Welcome back to the 2022-23 school year!

Posted August 30, 2022

Dear East Gary Families, I hope you are having a wonderful summer!  Please see below the Welcome back letter for the 2022-2023 school year.  We look forward  to welcoming you back to school on Tuesday, September 6th! Welcomeback2022 23

Reminder for parents/guardians: Student Accident Insurance

Posted August 29, 2022

Parents and guardians are responsible for expenses related to student injuries on school premises or during school activities.  Accidents can and do happen and the costs involved might not be fully covered by Provincial health care or employer group insurance plans. The Upper Grand District School board is empowered under  The ...

Back to School! Information for students and families

Posted August 29, 2022

It’s back to school season! We are excited to welcome and welcome back all students and families to the Upper Grand. To help make the transition back to school smoother for our students and families, we are sharing a website with information about back to school.

Register your child for school on August 30

Updated August 24, 2022

On August 30, 2022 from 1 PM to 4 PM, registration will open online for parents and guardians to register their child to their home elementary school.

Run to be a school board trustee!

Posted July 25, 2022

As the next municipal elections approach on October 24, 2022, the Upper Grand District School Board is seeking nominations for school board trustees for the 2022-2023 school year. School Board Trustees have a big impact on shaping the education system for Upper Grand students. The UGDSB is looking for individuals who can ‘re-engage, re-fresh, and re-imagine’ the best education system for the students in our community.

Elementary report cards available for download starting next week

Updated June 22, 2022

The UGDSB is continuing to use the online report card system for the 2021-22 school year.

If you previously accessed our Electronic Report Card system this year, no action is required at this time. If your email address has changed, please contact your school office coordinator.

The 2022 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved

Posted May 25, 2022

The 2022 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved at the Board Meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board on May 24, 2022. 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 plan priorities. The LTAP review report also provides the status of the 5-year work plan priorities identified for 2018-2022.

Return to regular school day tomorrow

Posted May 17, 2022

We will be returning to a regular school day tomorrow with regular bus pickups and drop offs happening. Please have students bring a water bottle/s with them as our fountains will need 24 hours to reset. Thank you again for your patience and understanding. Looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow!

No water at East Garafraxa PS, shift to remote learning/working on Tuesday May 17

Posted May 16, 2022

As a result of Monday’s earlier power outage, we have been notified that our school does not have running water at this time. Board staff will be onsite first thing tomorrow morning to address the issue, however the school will likely be without water for the majority of the school day on Tuesday.  As such, East Garafraxa PS students are asked to shift to remote learning for Tuesday May 17. Staff and educators will support students through their Google Classroom environment. 

Power and water outage (May 16, 2022)

Posted May 16, 2022

We wanted to make you make you aware of a situation at our school.  Today, the power went off at the school. This outage affected multiple areas of our school building and parts of the school neighbourhood.

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