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UGDSB UPDATES

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION: Registration for new UGDSB Junior Kindergarten (JK) and Senior Kindergarten (SK) students for September 2023 begins on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 and closes on Friday, January 27, 2023 at 4:00 pm. Pre-register online at www.ugdsb.ca/kindergarten.

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

Registration for the 2023-2024 UGDSB Remote Program

Posted January 12, 2023

The Upper Grand District School Board is looking forward to continuing to offer the Erin Public School Remote Program for the 2023-2024 school year. This program is an option for elementary students only. While we believe that in-person learning best supports students, we recognize that some families may want their child to learn remotely, due to their unique circumstances. The decision families make about remote learning vs. in-person learning for 2023-2024 will be for the entire school year, as movement between learning modes during the school year can cause disruptions for students, families, and classrooms.

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Kindergarten registration is back – here’s what parents/caregivers need to know

Posted December 9, 2022

It’s that time of year again! The Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB) is looking forward to welcoming a whole new group of kindergarteners to school. Starting school can be overwhelming for both students and parents/caregivers. Here is everything you need to know to make that transition as smooth as ...

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Inclement weather procedures for UGDSB schools

Posted November 18, 2022

With winter weather here, now is a great time to review the Upper Grand District School Board’s procedures for Inclement Weather Days. Updated information has been posted on the UGDSB website outlining the different procedures for bus cancellations, school closures due to inclement weather, and more. LINK: UGDSB INCLEMENT WEATHER PROCEDURES **A reminder ...

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2021-2022 EQAO Results

Posted November 16, 2022

Information about our School and Upper Grand District School Board results can found on the EQAO website.  Visit https://www.eqao.com/the-assessments/find-my-school/ and enter our school name to see the achievement results in Grade 3 and 6 Reading, Writing and Mathematics.    

Upper Grand collaborates with organizations to provide tutoring supports

Posted November 9, 2022

The Upper Grand District School Board in association with The Grove, TVOLearn, Streams Community Hub, Tutor Bright, and Reading Rocks is providing students at both the elementary and secondary levels with additional tutoring support and resources. These additional support and resources were made possible through funding provided by the Ontario Ministry of Education.

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School Council Meeting, Tuesday Nov 8th at 6:30 PM

Posted November 1, 2022

Hello, We have our next School Council Meeting on Tuesday evening (Nov 8th) at 6:30 PM in the Learning Commons.   If you would like to join us virtually, here is the meeting link: Tuesday, 8 November · 18:30 – 19:30 Google Meet joining info Video call link: ...

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Parents/Guardians invited to free webinar: Post-pandemic Mental Health

Posted October 17, 2022

Parents/guardians are invited to join a free webinar in November on post-pandemic mental health. Join Kevin Cameron as he shares information and strategies relating to post-pandemic mental health for adults and children. A survey by CMHA Ontario showed that nearly half (48 per cent) of Ontarians say their mental health has worsened ...

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Download school ventilation reports from the UGDSB website

Posted October 14, 2022

The Upper Grand District School Board continues to make board and school-based ventilation reports available in the 2022-23 school year. The board report and each school report is available for download on the UGDSB website at www.ugdsb.ca/ventilationreport. To access a specific school report: Download the full report (Microsoft Excel document) ...

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Help the UGDSB make positive change – complete the Student Census today!

Posted September 19, 2022

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. 

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School Council Meeting Tuesday Evening

Posted September 19, 2022

Hello, We have our first School Council Meeting on Tuesday evening at 6:30 PM in the Learning Commons.   If you would like to join us virtually, here is the meeting link: School Council Meeting Tuesday, 20 September · 18:30 – 19:30 Google Meet joining info Video call link: https://meet.google.com/qzt-yfbx-izq Or dial: ‪(US) +1 218-301-2809‬ PIN: ...

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Wellness Works: Welcome Back!

Posted September 15, 2022

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.

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New School and Child Care Screening Tool is available online

Posted September 1, 2022

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.

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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.

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Register your child for school on August 30

Posted August 23, 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.

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School Supplies!

Posted August 16, 2022

Hello Elora Families! We hope you are having a great summer.   We have had some questions about school supplies.   While there will be specific information coming home during the first week of school regarding what is needed, here is a general list below for those ...

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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.

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Reminder of School Council Meeting – June 21st – 6:30 PM

Posted June 16, 2022

The last school council meeting of the year will be on June 21st at 6:30 PM in the Learning Commons.   If you are unable to meet in person but would like to still attend, below is the link to join us virtually. School Council Meeting Tuesday, 21 June · 18:30 – 19:30 Google ...

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