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Jan. 2021 info, temporary online learning extended

Temporary online learning extended until Jan. 29, 2021

Posted January 20, 2021

Public Health has instructed the UGDSB that the current measures in place for online learning in the UGDSB will be extended until at least January 29. 

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GRADE 8 PARENT INFORMATION NIGHT 2021

Posted January 14, 2021

Grade 8 Information Night 2021 Welcome to the GCVI Grade 8 Parent Information Presentation. Please click the link above to view all of the videos we have put together for you. A reminder to click on each icon and course to view individual videos. Make sure to watch the Principal's Message and Presentation Video first! If you have any questions, please feel free to fill out this form. Thank you!  

Local school boards collaborate with CMHA for youth wellness sessions

Posted January 14, 2021

The Canadian Mental Health Association of Waterloo Wellington, in recognition of Bell Let’s Talk is launching a new Wellness Works Program for secondary students.

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Information for schools following expanded provincial restrictions 

Posted January 13, 2021

On Tuesday Jan. 12, 2021, the provincial government announced new restrictions to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Ontario. As part of that announcement, information was shared that affects Ontario schools, and we would like to provide the details that have been announced so far to all Upper Grand DSB families.

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Virtual Parent Engagement Presentations-January 28

Posted January 11, 2021

PIC Virtual Presentations 2021   Jan. 28, 2021

UGDSB and PIC to host virtual parent engagement events in the new year

Posted January 11, 2021

The Upper Grand District School Board and Parent Involvement Committee are hosting virtual events for parents/guardians throughout the remainder of the school year.

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GCVI Grade 8 Parent Night-January 14 at 6:30 pm

Posted January 8, 2021

On Thursday, January 14th at 6:30 pm, we will be holding a Virtual Grade Eight Parent Information Evening.

We invite you  and your grade eight student to attend this virtual session.

Please see the link below for additional information.

GCVI Letter Grade 8 Parent Night

We look forward to seeing you on January 14th, 2021 at 6:30 pm.

If you have any questions about GCVI or high school in general, please send them …

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Resource: Mental Health and COVID-19 for Caregivers

Posted January 8, 2021

The uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and the sense of added responsibility can be stressful. Please see this parent resource for coping strategies to deal with the stress and uncertainty. 

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Public Health officials instruct schools to continue online learning until Jan. 24, 2021

Posted January 7, 2021

Public health officials have instructed all schools within our region to continue online learning until at least Jan. 24, 2021. 

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#UGUmbrella – This January we are looking at self-compassion 

Posted January 5, 2021

It’s safe to say that we can often be our own worst critic and because of this, this January we are looking at self-compassion. Self-compassion is the care we offer ourselves when we make mistakes, embarrass ourselves, or come short of a goal we were hoping to achieve. It’s about being kind to yourself even when things don’t go as planned. Learn more about self-compassion on the UGDSB website. 

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Last chance for UGDSB high school students to change their mode of learning (Jan. 4-11)

Posted January 4, 2021

The Upper Grand DSB is providing secondary students with a final opportunity to change between in-person and remote school modes of learning.

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UGDSB Kindergarten registration runs January 5-22, 2021 

Posted January 4, 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

Posted January 1, 2021

The following is an update on addressing the mass distribution of inappropriate emails from New Year’s Eve.

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Information for students/parents about temporary remote learning starting Jan. 4, 2021

Posted December 28, 2020

As 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 learning from Jan. 4-8 and will resume in-person learning on Jan. 11. UGDSB secondary schools will participate in remote …

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