News & Announcements

Daily School Absence Report

The UGDSB is reporting daily on school absence rates, allowing us to monitor absenteeism rates and transparently share this information with the public. To view the dashboard, click here

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

Updated January 8, 2021

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

#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. 

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. 

Chromebook Requests

Posted January 1, 2021

Happy New Year to everyone. Below is a link to a tech request survey. On Monday Jan. 4 we will make arrangements to distribute tech to Glenbrook families who are in need of a device for remote learning, for the period of January 4-8. Please be ...

UPDATE: Information about inappropriate emails

Updated January 6, 2021

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

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

Updated January 1, 2021

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 ...

Information about in-person learning for students in DD classes

Posted December 28, 2020

As you know, the message from the Minister of Education is that elementary and secondary school students province-wide will participate in remote learning from January 4-8 (elementary) and January 4-22 (secondary). In-person instruction will not be permitted during this period. However, school boards have been required to make provisions for in-person ...

UGDSB schools to shift temporarily to remote learning starting Jan. 4, 2021

Posted December 21, 2020

On Monday Dec. 21, the provincial government announced that schools in Ontario will move temporarily to remote learning following the winter break. Following the announcement, the Ministry of Education confirmed to school boards that all elementary and secondary students will temporarily shift to remote learning starting on January 4, 2021. UGDSB elementary ...

Update regarding positive COVID-19 case (Dec. 11, 2020)

Posted December 11, 2020

Please read the following update regarding the positive COVID-19 case in our school community, which we informed you about on Thursday.

Information about positive COVID-19 case (Dec. 10, 2020)

Posted December 11, 2020

Please see the information posted regarding a positive COVID-19 case in our school community. Public Health has determined that this case does not create any risk to other students or the public beyond the general community risk.  No classes will be closed in this situation.

Reaching out for support

Posted December 1, 2020

December can be a difficult time for many of us and for many reasons. More than ever, now is the time reach out if you need support and to look out for friends and family who may need support. 

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