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ETFO Jan. 28 strike: All UGDSB elementary schools to close - UGDSB secondary schools will remain open

On Tuesday Jan. 28, all UGDSB ELEMENTARY schools will be closed to students due to the one-day ETFO strike, unless the strike is averted. Elementary schools will re-open to students on Jan. 29. All UGDSB SECONDARY schools will remain open to students on Jan. 28 and will operate as usual. Jan. 28 is an exam day in secondary schools; exams will continue as scheduled.

TRANSPORTATION: On Jan. 28, buses/student transportation for all UGDSB elementary students will be cancelled; transportation for UGDSB secondary students will run as normal.

COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOLS AND CHILD CARE: Community Use of Schools and third-party operated child care centres remain open during this labour action. Some Before and/or After School Programs may be operating and each operator will communicate directly with families.​

UPDATES: Please continue to check the board website for updates at www.ugdsb.ca/labour.

ETFO Jan. 28 Strike: All UGDSB Elementary Schools to Close, Unless Strike is Averted – UGDSB Secondary Schools Remain Open

Posted January 23, 2020

On January 23, 2020, the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced that its elementary teachers and occasional teachers will take part in a one-day, full withdrawal of services in select locations across Ontario on Tuesday Jan. 28. The Upper Grand District School Board is listed as one of the school boards that will be included in the Jan. 28 strike.

The ETFO strike will not impact UGDSB high schools. …

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Important information about Semester 1 report cards

Posted January 22, 2020

Dear parents and guardians,

 

In November, the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) announced a partial withdrawal of services that included the writing of report card comments on report cards. In the Upper Grand District School Board, OSSTF represents a number of different employee groups, including all secondary teachers and occasional teachers.

As a result of the labour sanctions, Semester 1 final report cards will not contain comments. Teachers will, …

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Important information about the Transportation website during strikes

Posted January 20, 2020

Please read for important information about student transportation (busing) communication during a strike that results in the closure of schools to students. 

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January School Council Meeting Agenda

Posted January 20, 2020

January Meeting Agenda 2020

OSSLT Strike Information- January 15, 2020

Posted January 13, 2020

On January 10, the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) announced that its teachers and education workers will take part in a one-day, full withdrawal of services in select locations across Ontario on January 15, 2020. The Upper Grand District School Board is listed as one of the school boards that will be included …

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Course Calendar by Grade

Posted January 10, 2020

GCVI Courses by Grade

EQAO Grade 9 Math Assessment Update

Posted January 9, 2020

January 9, 2020

On Jan. 8, 2020, the Minister of Education announced that the decision with respect to the administration of the EQAO Grade 9 Math Assessment for semester 1 would be left to individual school boards.

Students in the Upper Grand District School Board will not be participating in the EQAO Grade 9 Math Assessment this January.

All Ontario students who are enrolled in a grade 9 applied or grade 9 …

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Grade 8 Information Night

Posted January 7, 2020

Parents of Grade 8 students, please join us for an Information Night on Tuesday, February 4th from 6:30pm-8:00pm in our Auditorium. This is an opportunity to tour the school and ask the principal and teachers more about programs and other opportunities. We look forward to seeing you there!

Exams, Bus Transportation and Materials Owing

Posted January 6, 2020

All Exams start at 9:00 am.  

Pd 1  Friday January 24th

Pd 2 Monday January 27th

Pd 4 Tuesday January 28th

Pd 5 Wednesday January 29th 

Exam Tips

A reminder to please not schedule trips, vacations or appointments during final evaluations or final exams.

Bus Transportation runs at the same schedule during exams.  If buses are cancelled, the entire day’s block of exams will be moved to the next day.  School bus information will be posted on the …

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UGCloud passwords

Posted December 12, 2019

The passwords to login to UGCloud for all IEP students have been reset. Students can use their OEN number on Chromebooks or Desktops. However, they can only change the password from their OEN number if they login to a desktop. When students login to a desktop they are not​ immediately prompted to change their password. However, they can click control-alt-delete once they are logged into the desktop …

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Public Health-Immunization Clinic at GCVI- Tuesday December 3, 2019

Posted November 29, 2019

GCVI Poster Vaccination

GCVI Holiday Fair

Posted November 22, 2019

Personal Fav Edited Holiday Fair Poster

School Council Meeting

Posted November 14, 2019

Join us on Thursday, November 21 at 6:30pm in the GCVI Library and Learning Commons.  Welcome to Officer James Nightingale who will be speaking on social media use and safety.  Please see the attached agenda. November Meeting 2019  

Important information regarding WHY Survey – a joint survey between UGDSB and WDG Public Health

Posted November 8, 2019

This year Upper Grand District School Board and Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health are collecting information on student health and well-being from youth, parents and school staff. The Well-Being and Health Youth Surveys are designed to help us understand how well we are doing creating safe, welcoming, and inclusive environments in our schools. It also provides important information about the physical and mental health of youth in our area. 

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