News & Announcements
Important information for the summer months
For helpful information over the summer months, please use the links below:
Parents and students have the option of verifying their child’s 2nd Semester Timetable online starting Thursday , January 27th, 2022
Please note that these timetable’s could still change, and guidance will be available to support during the first week of the new semester.
Semester 2 begins Wednesday February 2nd-June 27th, 2022
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In recognition of the level of ongoing uncertainty due to COVID-19, the decision has been made by the Upper Grand District School Board to defer the administration of the EQAO Grade 9 Math Assessment.
As an additional measure and layer of communication to keep our communities informed, the UGDSB has launched a pilot initiative to track school absence rates on a daily basis. This process is a pilot program and may evolve as required.
School Council Meeting
The next School Council meeting is scheduled for Thursday, January 20th at 6:30 pm. The meeting will take place virtually and a link will be sent out on the day of the event. The guest speaker this week will be our Head of Guidance, Heather Buck. The presentation will focus on what Guidance has to offer along with information around pathways and upcoming course selections.
The Google Meet …
Due to the widespread presence of COVID-19 in our communities, the Upper Grand District School Board recognizes that staff shortages may be prevalent next week as students and staff return to school. The UGDSB will employ numerous strategies to ensure that student safety and supervision is maintained. However, we recognize that in some extreme cases classes and/or schools may have to transition to remote learning temporarily.
Welcome to the GCVI Grade 8 Virtual 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 Welcome and Presentation Video first!
If you have any questions, please feel free to fill out this form. Thank you and …
Families are reminded to complete the school screening every day before students leave for school.
As staff work to prepare their classrooms for in-person learning on Monday we want to inform families/caregivers that regular synchronous instruction may be interrupted on Friday to allow staff time in our schools to be ready to go for Monday.
Public Health officials have stressed that wearing a well-constructed, well-fitted and properly worn mask or face covering is one the key protective measures we can take to reduce the transmission of COVID-19. Families are encouraged to review the following information about the proper use and care of cloth face masks.
The provincial government has announced that Ontario schools will reopen to in-person learning starting on Monday January 17, 2022. The Upper Grand District School Board has many protective health and safety measures in place at our schools. Please read below for reminders and updates regarding these protective measures.
As a result of the continued spread of COVID-19 and the increased transmissibility with the most recent variant, the Upper Grand District School Board has revised the criteria for granting student mask exemption requests. Please review this information for details.
On Monday January 3, 2022, the provincial government announced that all Ontario schools will shift to remote learning from January 5 to at least January 17, 2022. Please read on for important information for families in the UGDSB.