Grade 8 Graduation
Graduation for the 2023 school year will be Thursday, June 22, 2023. Times and details will be shared closer to the date.
Policy Feedback Opportunity: Policy 315 – Privacy Protection and Information Access
You are invited to review the policy draft and submit online feedback at www.ugdsb.ca/board/policy. The deadline for public input is April 14, 2023 at 4 pm EST. Persons without internet access may call 519-822-4420 (or toll-free 1-800-321-4025) ext. 723 to request a printed copy of the draft documents.
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Registration for the 2023-2024 UGDSB Remote Program
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
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 possible.
Registration for new UGDSB …
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Inclement weather procedures for UGDSB schools
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 to please follow our …
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2021-2022 EQAO Results
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
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
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: https://meet.google.com/njk-gsgi-epj
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Parents/Guardians invited to free webinar: Post-pandemic Mental Health
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 over the past two …
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Download school ventilation reports from the UGDSB website
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)
Click on the tab …
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Help the UGDSB make positive change – 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.
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School Council Meeting Tuesday Evening
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: 702 795 167#
Wellness Works: Welcome Back!
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.
New School and Child Care Screening Tool is available online
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
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
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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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 who might be doing …