News & Announcements
Important information regarding reopening schools, COVID-19 and more
Please click the links below for information on reopening schools in fall 2020, COVID-19 and supports for students and families:
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.
UGDSB Director of Education, Martha Rogers, has written a letter to all secondary students and parents regarding accessing students’ marks.
Graduating students in the UGDSB are welcome to apply to a scholarship from the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association.
Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute teacher Dan Austin has recently been named one of the winners of the first ever Beckwith Award. Read more about this on the UGDSB website.
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.
Parents and guardians are invited to read a letter from the Minister of Education, sent April 28, 2020.
A letter from the Director of Education to the graduating class of 2020.
Parents/guardians and students are asked to please read a letter from the Director of Education regarding the extension of the school closures and information from the Ministry regarding final grades and dropping courses.
All publicly funded schools in Ontario will remain closed until at least May 31, 2020, as part of an effort to keep students, staff and families safe from COVID-19.
To support families, the Upper Grand District School Board has put together some helpful tips for parents/guardians to set their child up for success.
Over this past week, the Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute community donated $3,000 to help support local organizations in our region. Read more about this on the UGDSB website.
In light of the provincial closure of schools and the transition to distance learning, the UGDSB has decided to postpone the April 24 PD Day to a later date.