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 …
Run to be a school board trustee!
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.
Reminder of School Council Meeting – June 21st – 6:30 PM
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 Meet joining info
Video call …
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Elementary report cards available for download starting next week
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.
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The 2022 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved
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.
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Policy feedback opportunity: Policy 312 Website and Social Media Management
The following board policy currently under review was released for public consultation: 312 – Website and Social Media Management
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Reminders of health and safety guidance during the sixth COVID-19 wave
Public Health officials expect the sixth wave of COVID-19 to last for another several weeks, and we are asking for everyone’s help to get us through this latest wave.
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Ramadan Mubarak to all of those observing
April 2nd, subject to new moon sighting, marks the beginning of Ramadan. Many students, families and staff in the UGDSB and worldwide are observing Ramadan, during this 9th month of the Islamic calendar.
Prayer in Schools and Board Offices
Multifaith prayer spaces are available in schools. Schools will indicate the location of their prayer …
Changes to COVID-19 protocols effective March 14 and 21, 2022
On March 9, 2022, the province announced several changes to COVID-19 restrictions and protocols that will take effect in March. Please see below for a summary of the changes that affect schools.
Effective March 14, 2022:
School boards are no longer required to have a COVID-19 vaccination disclosure policy in place or collect proof of COVID-19 …
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Masking mandate to end in UGDSB on March 21, as school board does not have the authority to continue enforcement of the mandate
Mandatory masking will no longer be required in Upper Grand District School Board schools as of March 21, 2022, as the school board does not have the authority to enforce this beyond March 21.
Here are the facts:
On March 9, 2022, the province announced it was lifting mask requirements for Ontario schools, beginning …
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JK Registration site is temporarily disabled
The JK Registration site is temporarily disabled. It will open again on March 15th, 2022. We apologize for any inconvenience.
UGDSB updates to come regarding provincial COVID-19 announcement
March 9, 2022
On March 9, 2022, Ontario announced changes to COVID-19 requirements effective March 21, including lifting mask mandates in schools.
Please note that the Upper Grand DSB continues to have a Board Resolution requiring masks in schools.
We will consult with the province and will provide additional information as soon as we can.
ALL UGDSB SCHOOLS/OFFICES CLOSED FRIDAY FEB. 18: Emergency remote learning/working day
Due to inclement weather, all UGDSB schools and offices are closed today to staff and students. Students are to shift to remote learning, where possible. Staff should not report to work in person, and should shift to remote working where possible. All buses and taxis are cancelled to Upper Grand schools.
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School Council Meeting – Tuesday, February 22
Please join us for our School Council Meeting on Tuesday, February 22nd at 6:30 PM. The meeting is virtual and the joining details are below:
School Council Meeting – virtual
Tuesday, 22 February · 18:30 – 19:30
Google Meet joining info
Video call link: https://meet.google.com/deo-qtah-axr
Or dial: (CA) +1 587-688-9336 PIN: 771 671 174#
More phone numbers: https://tel.meet/deo-qtah-axr?pin=7718961800548