News & Announcements

Important information regarding reopening schools, COVID-19 and more

Please click the links below for information on reopening schools in fall 2020, COVID-19 and supports for students and families: 

Learning at Home: Setting students up for success

Posted April 24, 2020

To support families, the Upper Grand District School Board has put together some helpful tips for parents/guardians to set their child up for success.

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Update from the Learning Commons

Posted April 23, 2020

Hi Folks!   A message today from Mrs. Siegwart.... 50 Humanitarian groups have come together to create and publish the children's book, My Hero Is You to help children to understand and cope with the current global health pandemic.   If you are interested in ...

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April 24 PD Day is postponed

Posted April 20, 2020

In light of the provincial closure of schools and the transition to distance learning, the UGDSB has decided to postpone the April 24 PD Day to a later date.

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UGDSB launches parent website for supporting students with special education needs

Posted April 17, 2020

The Upper Grand District School Board has launched a website for parents/guardians with resources and information to support students with special education needs. 

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Board Approves 2020 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report

Posted April 17, 2020

The 2020 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved at the Special Board Meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board on April 14, 2020. This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. It is necessary for staff to monitor ...

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Update from the Learning Commons

Posted April 16, 2020

A message from Mrs. Siegwart about the Learning Commons:   We know many library books are safe at home with our students. Please enjoy the books during this time. When you are done with a book, a friendly reminder to put it in a safe place ...

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Update on Out of Area applications

Posted April 14, 2020

Due to the on-going school closures, we are asking that parents submit any outstanding Out of Area requests prior to the end of April.

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Local Supports

Posted April 13, 2020

This is a difficult time for many. We have a number of supports available in our community. Please click on the supports link below Local Supports    

Refunds on SchoolCashOnline

Posted April 11, 2020

Hello Families, Refunds for the grade 8 Ottawa Trip and for pitas for payments made on schoolcashonline are being processed.    Confirmation emails should have been sent about these refunds.   The refunds may take 5-7 days to come through. Please email us at the school address if you have any concerns or ...

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Distance learning tech support for parents and students

Posted April 9, 2020

To assist our families with tech support related to distance learning, the Upper Grand District School Board has a Tech Help webpage for parents and students. 

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Letter to elementary students and parents: Learning at Home (April 6, 2020)

Posted April 6, 2020

Please read the attached letter for further information regarding Learning at Home, including important information about resources for students with special education needs, access to technology and printed materials and more.

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Google Classroom

Posted April 5, 2020

  Please check out your child's Google Classroom this week. Teachers have been working hard to get things started, and are excited to begin this new journey of learning, as we move forward. Feel free to use the following tip sheets: Signing in to Chrome HERE Adding and Removing ...

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Letter to parents: UGDSB Learning at Home (April 3, 2020)

Posted April 3, 2020

A letter from the Director of Education regarding the board’s distance learning program is posted on the board website.

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Special Education, Equity and Learning at Home

Posted April 3, 2020

Preliminary information from the board on student access to devices and technology, SEA equipment, hands-on based learning ideas, and more.

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Notice of cancelled and postponed school events 

Posted April 1, 2020

Due to the extension of school closures in Ontario, the UGDSB has decided to cancel or postpone a number of school based events.

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Parent’s Guide to Google Classroom

Posted April 1, 2020

Hello Families!! Much of the distance learning will occur through Google Classroom.   Attached is a document for parents to learn about this. 2020 Parents' Guide To Google Classroom

Important letter from the Minister of Education to parents (March 31, 2020)

Posted April 1, 2020

Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has written an important letter for all Ontario parents and guardians, regarding the extension of school closures in Ontario and information on distance learning for students. 

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