News & Announcements
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.
UGDSB Kindergarten registration runs January 5-22, 2021
Registration for new UGDSB Junior Kindergarten (JK) and Senior Kindergarten (SK) students for September 2021 will take place between January 5-22, 2021.
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UPDATE: Information about inappropriate emails
The following is an update on addressing the mass distribution of inappropriate emails from New Year’s Eve.
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Request for technology Jan. 4-8
I sincerely hope you have had some time to relax and enjoy a slower pace over the winter holidays.
I also want to take a moment to thank everyone, our students, teachers, ...
Information for students/parents about temporary remote learning starting Jan. 4, 2021As communicated last week, the provincial government has directed schools in Ontario to move temporarily to remote learning following the winter break. All UGDSB elementary and secondary students will begin the new year working remotely, with the exception of DD classes (please see below for further details). UGDSB elementary schools will participate in remote ...
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Information about in-person learning for students in DD classesAs you know, the message from the Minister of Education is that elementary and secondary school students province-wide will participate in remote learning from January 4-8 (elementary) and January 4-22 (secondary). In-person instruction will not be permitted during this period. However, school boards have been required to make provisions for in-person ...
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UGDSB schools to shift temporarily to remote learning starting Jan. 4, 2021On Monday Dec. 21, the provincial government announced that schools in Ontario will move temporarily to remote learning following the winter break. Following the announcement, the Ministry of Education confirmed to school boards that all elementary and secondary students will temporarily shift to remote learning starting on January 4, 2021. UGDSB elementary ...
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Grade 8 Information NightsPlease click on the link to access information about virtual Grade 8 Info Nights and supports for grade 8 students and their parents: https://www.ugdsb.ca/blog/information-for-grade-8-students-and-their-parents-guardians/.
Reaching out for support
December can be a difficult time for many of us and for many reasons. More than ever, now is the time reach out if you need support and to look out for friends and family who may need support.
#UGUmbrella – Imagine what others may be going through, this December we look at Empathy
The Umbrella Project, founded by Dr. Jen Forristal, features monthly themes, activities and curriculum links to support students and staff as they focus on wellness.
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