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IMPORTANT: Parents and students asked to complete survey by July 10

Posted June 30, 2020

The Upper Grand District School Board is asking all parents/guardians (K-12) and students in grades 7-12 to complete a survey regarding the fall restart of school. ​

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Letter from the Director to parents/guardians and students (June 26, 2020)

Posted June 26, 2020

A letter to UGDSB parents/guardians and students as the 2019-2020 school year comes to a close.

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Yearbooks

Posted June 26, 2020

Yearbooks available to order!
The 2019-2020 yearbooks are now available to order online at https://www.yearbookordercenter.com/index.cfm/job/10952
$25 each.

We had a busy year, full of fun activities and celebrations, theme days and school events.  The school yearbook is a fun look back at all of the memories we created together in this special year.

Yearbooks will …

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Feedback welcome on draft board Policy 303 – Naming of Schools and Board Facilities

Posted June 24, 2020

The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public input on draft Policy 303 – Naming of Schools and Board Facilities.

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UGDSB Gifted screening in fall 2020 postponed

Posted June 23, 2020

Please note that CCAT screening for grade 3 students in the fall of 2020 will be postponed until 2021.

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Talking About Mental Health: Uncertainty, self care and community

Posted June 19, 2020

In the June 2020 edition of Talking About Mental Health, we discuss tolerating uncertainty, supporting anxious kids, self care and compassion, and community connections.

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Summer supports available for students with mental health needs, special education needs

Posted June 19, 2020

The UGDSB is providing a number of supports for students and families throughout the summer of 2020, including mental health supports, supports for students with Autism and transition supports for students with complex special education needs or mental health needs.

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Racism survey for UGDSB students and families

Posted June 19, 2020

Dear Parents, Guardians and Caregivers
The Upper Grand District School Board is committed to disrupting and addressing  systemic racism and oppression in all of its forms.  We are committed to making  sure the work we do is fully transparent and accountable to all Upper …

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REPORT CARD PICK UP

Posted June 17, 2020

 

Hello Harris Mill Families,

We have been granted permission to have parents pick up their child(ren)’s report cards on Wednesday, June 24th, 2020.  In order to ensure the safety of staff and families special measures have been taken. Please arrive at the time listed with the first initial of your child’s …

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BORROWED TECHNOLOGY

Posted June 14, 2020

Thank you to all of our parents and guardians who have helped support student distance learning during our closure period.  We hope the use of the borrowed Chromebook has been helpful.   You may  keep the Chromebook over the summer to continue to support learning and help children stay engaged in their learning.    Chromebooks …

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Taking action in anti-racism and anti-oppression work

Posted June 9, 2020

As an educational community we have a responsibility to identify and describe racism and oppression and then work to dismantle it. 

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Updating parent/guardian contact information

Posted June 8, 2020

The school board is in the process of ensuring we have the most up-to-date contact information for parents and families. Please check your child’s UGCloud email account this week.

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We did it!

Posted June 7, 2020

We did it! The students of the Grade 5/6FI class worked very hard in all areas of organizing a fundraiser this year and their hard work paid off. We were finally able to donate the money raised, thanks to Mme. Graetz, and wish to announce that half of the funds were …

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We did it!

Posted June 5, 2020

We did it! The students of the Grade 5/6FI class worked very hard in all areas of organizing a fundraiser this year and their hard work paid off. We were finally able to donate the money raised, thanks to Mme. Graetz, and wish to announce that half of the funds were …

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Update to families regarding expanded provincial COVID-19 testing

Posted June 3, 2020

Information from the province regarding expanded testing for COVID-19 in Ontario.

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