News & Announcements

Taking action in anti-racism and anti-oppression work

Posted June 9, 2020

As an educational community we have a responsibility to identify and describe racism and oppression and then work to dismantle it. 

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Updating parent/guardian contact information

Posted June 8, 2020

The school board is in the process of ensuring we have the most up-to-date contact information for parents and families. Please check your child’s UGCloud email account this week.

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Update to families regarding expanded provincial COVID-19 testing

Posted June 3, 2020

Information from the province regarding expanded testing for COVID-19 in Ontario.

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Summer School programs for students in grades 6-12

Posted June 1, 2020

The Upper Grand District School Board has announced a range of Summer School programs and opportunities available to students in grades 6-12 this summer.

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Flying the Pride flag in the UGDSB

Posted May 29, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VIQDygCIq0 For more information about why we fly the Pride flag in June, visit the UGDSB website.

Parent Retrieval of Student Items

Posted May 27, 2020

Elora Public School will be open on June 2nd and June 3rd so parents can pick up student materials.  June 2nd K-6 students last names beginning with A - L  from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Intermediate ...

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Update on retrieving student belongings in schools

Posted May 20, 2020

In light of the Ministry of Education’s announcement that schools will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, the UGDSB is putting plans in place for families and students to ...

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Letter from the Minister of Education (May 19, 2020)

Posted May 19, 2020

Parents/guardians are invited to read a letter from the Minister of Education, following the announcement from the province that schools will not reopen this school year.

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All schools to remain closed for the rest of the 2019-20 school year

Posted May 19, 2020

The province has announced that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ontario schools will not reopen this school year. Distance learning will continue for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year.

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Letter from the Director of Education: Synchronous Learning (May 15, 2020)

Posted May 15, 2020

Upper Grand District School Board Director of Education, Martha Rogers, has written a letter to parents/guardians providing updated information on synchronous learning in the UGDSB.

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Planning for Next School Year

Posted May 5, 2020

While many elements of school these days are far from what we are used to, some routines do carry on as normal.   Along with our day-to-day tasks associated with distance learning, we are making some preparations for the upcoming school year.  Parents sometimes would like to request a ...

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Special Message for May 4-8 – Hello Elora!!

Posted May 4, 2020

Hi Everyone, Well, I was brave and did another video for the start of this week......and I have a special guest! Check it out!       Special Message   Have a great week! Mr. McQueen...... and Mrs. Airdrie

Update regarding students’ belongings in schools

Posted May 1, 2020

Please note that in order to adhere to the provincial school closures order and Public Health protocols around physical distancing, access to our schools is restricted.

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Letter from the Minister of Education (April 28, 2020)

Posted April 28, 2020

Parents and guardians are invited to read a letter from the Minister of Education, sent April 28, 2020.

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Letter from the Director of Education (April 27, 2020)

Posted April 27, 2020

Parents/guardians are asked to please read a letter from the Director of Education regarding the extension of the school closures and information from the Ministry regarding final grades. 

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A Monday Morning Message from Mr. McQueen

Posted April 27, 2020

Hello.  Please see the attached video.  I am not a great editor yet, so I had to put 2 videos together.  One will play right after the other.   Take care!  Mr. McQueen Monday Morning Message  

Who’s Wearing Which Socks??

Posted April 27, 2020

Hi Everyone! Check out this video put together by our CYC Danielle.   Thanks Danielle!  So fun! SOCKS!  
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