News & Announcements

Heat Advisory

Hot and humid conditions are expected.  Hot and humid air can bring deteriorating air quality and can result in the Air Quality Health Index approaching the high-risk category. The risks are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors. Access health and safety resources on the UGDSB website

UGDSB approves new Indigenous Education policy

Posted May 26, 2021

This policy states that the Upper Grand District School Board acknowledges that Indigenous Peoples are distinct from other equity seeking groups in that they are self-determining nations with inherent rights, laws, and institutions. Indigenous rights are distinct. It is the goal of the UGDSB to ensure that Indigenous staff and students are not deprived of their rights, and are provided with a learning and working environment that is free from racism and discrimination of any kind.

Clarification regarding remote learning program for the 2021-22 school year

Posted May 12, 2021

Please note that the Upper Grand District School Board remote learning program for the 2021-22 school year will NOT be a “hybrid model.” Students who register for remote school will be placed in the standalone elementary or secondary remote schools, where classes/courses are staffed by dedicated remote learning teachers.

Opportunity to Participate in a Student Survey: Online Learning in Ontario Schools

Posted May 12, 2021

May 10, 2021

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Student voice is so important in making decisions about the future of education in Ontario.
The Upper Grand District School Board is assisting the Ontario Public School Boards’
Association (OPSBA) to collect information about students’ experiences with remote/online
learning …

Living Life to The Full!

Posted May 11, 2021

Living Life To The Full!

To register click here!


Program for Indigenous families in the UGDSB: Anishinaabemowin Nanda-gikendan “Seeking to Learn the Language”

Posted May 10, 2021

A new weekend program for Indigenous families begins this September. Anishinaabemowin Nanda-gikendan – “Seeking to Learn the Language” – will run on Saturdays from 9-11:30am, from Sept. 18, 2021, to May 28, 2022.

Informal survey: Are you interested in attending the Secondary Remote School next year?

Posted May 6, 2021

All UGDSB Grade 8 and high school students are invited to fill out an informal survey to indicate their interest in attending the Secondary Remote School for the 2021-22 school year. The survey closes on May 17. Please note that this informal survey is not registration.

Link Crew Leaders for the 2021/2022 School Year

Posted May 3, 2021

Hey there Gaels!

GCVI is looking for our next group of Link Crew leaders for the 2021/2022 school year.

You can apply to be a Link Leader using this link. Applications are due by …

#UGUmbrella – This May we are looking at Autonomy – our ability to make decisions 

Posted April 30, 2021

This May, the Upper Grand District School Board is looking at autonomy as our Umbrella Skill. Autonomy is our ability to make decisions and have a say in the direction of our lives.

Draft school year calendars for 2021-22 approved

Posted April 28, 2021

At the Board Meeting held on April 27, 2021, trustees approved draft school year calendars for the 2021-2022 school year for elementary and secondary schools in the Upper Grand DSB. The draft calendars will now be submitted to the Ministry of Education for final approval.

Iftar Drive Thru- April 24th @ 6:30 P.M.

Posted April 22, 2021

While we still can’t gather due to restrictions, you can still enjoy Iftar on us!

Join us on Saturday April 24th between 6:30pm and 7:30pm

Enter from Denver St and Drive through the parking to collect your Iftar parcel.

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