News & Announcements

ETFO Jan. 28 strike: All UGDSB elementary schools to close - UGDSB secondary schools will remain open

On Tuesday Jan. 28, all UGDSB ELEMENTARY schools will be closed to students due to the one-day ETFO strike, unless the strike is averted. Elementary schools will re-open to students on Jan. 29. All UGDSB SECONDARY schools will remain open to students on Jan. 28 and will operate as usual. Jan. 28 is an exam day in secondary schools; exams will continue as scheduled.

TRANSPORTATION: On Jan. 28, buses/student transportation for all UGDSB elementary students will be cancelled; transportation for UGDSB secondary students will run as normal.

COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOLS AND CHILD CARE: Community Use of Schools and third-party operated child care centres remain open during this labour action. Some Before and/or After School Programs may be operating and each operator will communicate directly with families.​

UPDATES: Please continue to check the board website for updates at www.ugdsb.ca/labour.

ETFO job action – February 28th

Posted January 23, 2020

ETFO Jan. 28 strike: All UGDSB elementary schools to close, unless strike is averted – UGDSB secondary schools remain open

 

On January 23, 2020, the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced that its elementary teachers and occasional teachers will take part in a one-day, full withdrawal of services in select locations across Ontario on Tuesday Jan. 28. The Upper Grand District School Board is listed as one of the …

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Semester 1 Reports – IMPORTANT!

Posted January 22, 2020

Parents/Guardians, please see the attached PDF with important information related to semester 1 final report cards.

Semester 1 Reports

Important information about the Transportation website during strikes

Posted January 20, 2020

Please read for important information about student transportation (busing) communication during a strike that results in the closure of schools to students. 

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Cafeteria Update

Posted January 17, 2020

 

Hey Raider Nation!  Cafeteria services will be unavailable starting Wednesday January 22nd until the start of Semester 2 on Feb!ruary 3rd.  Sorry for any inconvenience

 

EQAO Math

Posted January 9, 2020

Please view the link below for important information related to the Grade 9 Math assessment for EQAO.

 

Message Re EQAO Gr. 9 Math (2) (2)

Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin Secondary French Immersion (FI) Assessment

Posted December 9, 2019

The Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin Secondary French Immersion (FI) Assessment – Final Report is being presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on December 10, 2019.

The report has considered secondary FI programming in Orangeville, Dufferin and Erin including; the history of FI, enrolment, cohort sizes, and participation and retention rate information.  Consideration has also been given to secondary FI programs throughout UGDSB and to the learning from other board …

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Job action and labour updates: Information for parents/guardians 

Posted October 3, 2019

Parents/guardians are encouraged to visit www.ugdsb.ca/labour for on-going updates from the school board regarding provincial job action. 

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Homestay Program

Posted October 30, 2018

Report Cards

Homestay is an integral part of the experience in studying abroad.

The Upper Grand District School Board – International Student Program works closely with various homestay service providers through the year. 

We are very appreciative of the families who provide homestay for our students. 

 Due to increased interest in our programs (February and September intakes) one of our associates is currently …

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The Upper Grand App

Posted September 28, 2017

Upper Grand App Icon

Hey parents! “The Upper Grand App” for mobile devices automatically pulls news from one or more school websites allowing you to keep your finger on the pulse of school life.

Here is the “How-To” link http://launch.customschoolapp.net/uppergrand/

 

Cafeteria Lunch Cards

Posted September 15, 2017

Report Cards

Lunch Cards at affordable prices. A fast and easy way for students to enjoy a variety of nutritious meals. Payment can be made through School Cash online and the cards are picked up in the front office. (5 lunches - $25, 10 lunches - $47)