A letter from the UGDSB Director of Education, Martha Rogers, on the reopening of schools in September.
The school board has released a Parent Guide with information about the reopening of schools in September, and a Pre-Registration Survey for all UGDSB families. All students must pre-register for school by the August 14, 2020, deadline.
The Minister of Education, Stephen Lecce, has written a letter to all Ontario parents/guardians regarding the province’s announcement on the reopening of schools in September.
During the June 23 Board Meeting, the Board of Trustees created a motion to create a Police Presence in Schools Task Force. As part of this task force, the UGDSB is seeking applications from community members and/or individuals.
The Upper Grand District School Board is asking all parents/guardians (K-12) and students in grades 7-12 to complete a survey regarding the fall restart of school.
A letter to UGDSB parents/guardians and students as the 2019-2020 school year comes to a close.
The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public input on draft Policy 303 – Naming of Schools and Board Facilities.
Please note that CCAT screening for grade 3 students in the fall of 2020 will be postponed until 2021.
In the June 2020 edition of Talking About Mental Health, we discuss tolerating uncertainty, supporting anxious kids, self care and compassion, and community connections.
The UGDSB is providing a number of supports for students and families throughout the summer of 2020, including mental health supports, supports for students with Autism and transition supports for students with complex special education needs or mental health needs.
Please see the attached poster for the opportunity to speak about Racism through a Google Meet.
As we move into the summer months we want to encourage students to consider safe options to obtain your community hours.
As an educational community we have a responsibility to identify and describe racism and oppression and then work to dismantle it.
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.
Information from the province regarding expanded testing for COVID-19 in Ontario.
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.
We recognize that some parents may have concerns about their child missing the second dose of their grade 7 vaccine series. We hope that you can share the attached messaging with your communications personnel to post this information on board and school websites for parents to see. Some social media messages are also …
Hello Gateway Families,
We have been given permission to allow parents/guardians into the school to pick up their child(ren)’s belongings. Normally, this would be a straightforward process; however, special measures have been put in place to help keep our community safe.
Gateway’s Pickup Dates and Times will be:
Tuesday, June 2nd from 8:30- 3:00pm
Wednesday, June 3rd …
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 retrieve their personal items …
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.
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.
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.
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.