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Commencement Graduation Ceremony, June 2022

Posted March 24, 2022

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We are excited to celebrate our 2021-2022 school year graduates with a memorable Commencement ceremony!

Commencement will take place outside on the front lawn and our historic main stairs at Guelph CVI on Monday, June 27th between 3:00 pm and 7:30 pm. Given the positive feedback from …

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Changes to COVID-19 protocols effective March 14 and 21, 2022

Posted March 10, 2022

On March 9, 2022, the province announced several changes to COVID-19 restrictions and protocols that will take effect in March. Please see below for a summary of the changes that affect schools.

Effective March 14, 2022:

School boards are no longer required to have a COVID-19 vaccination disclosure policy in place or collect proof of COVID-19 vaccinations or medical exemptions.
Visitors will no longer be required to show proof of vaccination.

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Masking mandate to end in UGDSB on March 21, as school board does not have the authority to continue enforcement of the mandate

Posted March 10, 2022

Mandatory masking will no longer be required in Upper Grand District School Board schools as of March 21, 2022, as the school board does not have the authority to enforce this beyond March 21.

Here are the facts:

On March 9, 2022, the province announced it was lifting mask requirements for Ontario schools, beginning on March 21.
At a Special Board Meeting of the UGDSB in August 2020, …

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March 23, 2022 is the Ontario-wide School Crossing Guard Appreciation Day

Posted March 10, 2022

Crossing Guard PicThank you to all our school crossing guards for helping keep our community safe! Print a Thank You card for your favourite crossing guard at: http://www.guelph.ca/crossing-guards

 

UGDSB updates to come regarding provincial COVID-19 announcement

Posted March 9, 2022

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On March 9, 2022, Ontario announced changes to COVID-19 requirements effective March 21, including lifting mask mandates in schools. Please note that the Upper Grand DSB continues to have a Board Resolution requiring masks in schools. We will consult with the province and will provide additional information as soon as we can. Thank you.

Secondary Schools: Online Learning Graduation Requirement

Posted March 8, 2022

Beginning with the cohort of students who entered Grade 9 in the 2020-21 school year, all students in Ontario must earn a minimum of two online learning credits as part of the requirements for an Ontario Secondary School Diploma unless they have been opted out. In response, the UGDSB is offering an increased number of UGDSB lead eLearning courses.

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We’re recruiting for a crossing guard

Posted March 4, 2022

Five Spare adult school crossing guard positions are vacant. Shifts are scheduled between 7:45 to 9:00 a.m. and 2:45 to 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday (except holidays and P.D. days). Spare guards are paid for a full hour per shift as well as mileage to an form their home. The hourly rate is $15.95. Training and equipment is provided. Spares must have a reliable vehicle.

Contact: Christine Vettor
Adult Crossing Guard …

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ALL UGDSB SCHOOLS/OFFICES CLOSED FRIDAY FEB. 18: Emergency remote learning/working day

Posted February 18, 2022

Due to inclement weather, all UGDSB schools and offices are closed today to staff and students. Students are to shift to remote learning, where possible. Staff should not report to work in person, and should shift to remote working where possible. All buses and taxis are cancelled to Upper Grand schools.

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Donate to our GCVI Student Daily Food Nutrition Program

Posted February 16, 2022

Livefree Guelph CVI is asking that you Please DONATE: Food For Thought Letter Choose GCVI Food for Thought from the drop-down list & your donation will be directed to our GCVI Student Daily Food Nutrition Program. Thank you for your generosity! https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/weblink.aspx?name=E920301QE&id=150  

Updates to masking protocols outdoors, COVID-19 screening tool

Posted February 16, 2022

Please review the following updates to protocols around masking outdoors, extracurriculars, and the province’s COVID-19 screening tool.

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Update on the resumption of sports and extracurricular activities

Posted February 14, 2022

The school board is pleased to announce the resumption of extracurricular activities and sports in our schools. Please see this post for details.

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Virtual Parent Engagement Presentation

Posted February 9, 2022

UGDSB and PIC Present Virtual Parent Engagement Presentation - March 2nd 7:00pm-9:00pm PIC EVENT FLYER This session will focus on how parents can support their children in future education and career planning in grades 7 to 12 through “My Blueprint” and on gaining insight into how assessment in elementary and secondary classes can support student achievement.  Registration instructions are included in the flyer.

WHY Survey

Posted February 4, 2022

WHY Survey

Beginning on February 14, the Upper Grand District School Board is collecting information on student health and well-being from youth, parents/guardians/caregivers 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.

See the link …

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Secondary Schools: Semester 2 Guidebook for Students and Families 

Posted February 1, 2022

Students and families in UGDSB secondary schools are encouraged to read the Semester 2 Guidebook for students and families.

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