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UGDSB UPDATES

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION: Registration for new UGDSB Junior Kindergarten (JK) and Senior Kindergarten (SK) students for September 2023 begins on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 and closes on Friday, January 27, 2023 at 4:00 pm. Pre-register online at www.ugdsb.ca/kindergarten.

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

School Crossing Guards

Posted January 17, 2023

The City is experiencing a shortage of crossing guards and are currently struggling to cover all locations. They are doing their best to fill these gaps; however, the program may have unforeseen vacancies due to guards calling in for same-day coverage.    The priority is to ...

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Registration for the 2023-2024 UGDSB Remote Program

Posted January 12, 2023

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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HUMAN TRAFFICKING WEBINAR FOR PARENTS

Posted January 10, 2023

HUMAN TRAFFICKING WEBINAR FOR PARENTS  Human Trafficking Poster 1.0.pdf Please join Women In Crisis Educator Cindy McMann and Jaseth Purcell, Human Trafficking Counsellor for an informative webinar which will provide information to parents and guardians about human trafficking: what it is, how traffickers operate, red flags and risk factors ...

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Sledding at Gateway

Posted December 20, 2022

The winter season is fast approaching, and with it comes a lot of exciting snow activities! We are fortunate here at Gateway to have access to a beautiful tobogganing hill! However, with this access also comes some risk and important safety considerations. It is our top priority to ensure the ...

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Kindergarten registration is back – here’s what parents/caregivers need to know

Posted December 9, 2022

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 ...

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STRESS BUSTERS

Posted November 30, 2022

AFTER SCHOOL STRESS BUSTERS VIRTUAL CAMP FOR 8-12 YEAR OLDS  We have an amazing opportunity for students aged 8-12 to participate in a virtual afterschool Stress Busters camp.  Please see the flyer for more information. UGDSB SB After School Program Flyer

Inclement weather procedures for UGDSB schools

Posted November 18, 2022

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 ...

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Spirit Wear

Posted November 17, 2022

Gateway Logo Transparent Back by popular demand is the 2022-2023 Gator Spirit Wear.  Please check out the flyer that's attached with instructions as to how to make your purchase.  A small portion of your purchase will go towards upgrading our outdoor play space.  Orders ...

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Parent-Teacher Interviews

Posted November 14, 2022

Dear Gateway Families, Below is some important information about accessing online reports and scheduling a virtual parent-teacher interview. You will need your child’s OEN number and birthday. The OEN is available on all previous report cards, or you can get this from their classroom teacher. Emails for classroom teachers are here: ...

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Upper Grand collaborates with organizations to provide tutoring supports

Posted November 9, 2022

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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