News & Announcements
Everyone counts. Complete the Student Census today!
The “UGDSB Counts Student Census” launches today for all Upper Grand District School Board students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Participation in the Student Census will help the UGDSB make systemic changes that will create more equitable outcomes for all students.
The census is a confidential, voluntary survey for all students (K-12) in the Upper Grand District School Board. The goal of the census is to better …
Congratulations Graduating Grade 12’s! Our Commencement (Graduation Ceremony) will be held on Thursday, October 6th, 2022.
All grads are to arrive through the main school doors, no later than 6:15 pm. The Commencement Ceremony begins at 7 pm and is approximately 2 hours followed by a reception with light snacks in the cafeteria.
To R.S.V.P., please click on this link https://forms.gle/bUZcFPXhbo5ecfXV7 and complete the form. If you have any questions, …
The Upper Grand District School Board is continuing with the Wellness Works monthly themes across all grades in the 2022-2023 school year. For September we are once again bringing our collective focus to the theme of: WELCOME, CONNECTION and BELONGING.
EDHS has been a proud participant in the annual Terry Fox School Run for more than 30 years. During that time, our small school has raised $186,917.92. Last year, we were recognized as one of the top fundraising high schools in all of Ontario. This event means a great deal to our school community, as it is a way for our students, parents and staff …
EDHS participates in inter-school athletics within District 4 of CWOSSA. This fall, we are hoping to run teams for boys’ soccer, boys’ volleyball, girls’ basketball, tennis, cross-country running and golf. Tryouts and practices for fall sports will begin shortly. Please have your student visit the bulletin board outside of the gymnasium for team sign ups as well as more information. All students are required to complete permission …
EDHS is proud to announce that grade nine camp will be running again this year. It is a chance for all of our grade nines to travel to Camp Pinecrest, in the Muskoka Region, from Wednesday, September 28th to Friday, September 30th. They will get to enjoy activities like high ropes, archery, crafts, and music while building their character through workshops and activities. It is …
The Ministry of Health and the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health have provided a new “School and Child Care” screening tool. It is recommended that students/children and visitors continue to self-screen for illness every day before attending school or child care using this updated Screening Tool.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The following board policy currently under review was released for public consultation: 312 – Website and Social Media Management
Beginning with the cohort of students who entered Grade 9 in the 2020-21 school year, all students in Ontario must earn a minimum of two online learning credits as part of the requirements for an Ontario Secondary School Diploma unless they have been opted out. In response, the UGDSB is offering an increased number of UGDSB lead eLearning courses.
Students and families in UGDSB secondary schools are encouraged to read the Semester 2 Guidebook for students and families.