A letter from the Director of Education regarding the board’s distance learning program is posted on the board website.
Preliminary information from the board on student access to devices and technology, SEA equipment, hands-on based learning ideas, and more.
The answer to where are the flowers in yesterday’s photo normally located is….in the window in my office! They are geraniums that I bring to school every year and then put them outside of my house at the end of the school year. They are about 8 years old, which is older than …
Due to the extension of school closures in Ontario, the UGDSB has decided to cancel or postpone a number of school based events.
Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has written an important letter for all Ontario parents and guardians, regarding the extension of school closures in Ontario and information on distance learning for students.
What a great day it was today at James McQueen school, everyone!
Our school Board arranged for all of our educators to have the opportunity to come into the school, with lots of rules in place for appropriate social distancing, to gather the teacher stuff they will need to make distance learning as intentional and …
On Tuesday March 31, 2020, the Premier of Ontario announced that in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all schools in Ontario will remain closed until at least May 1 for staff and May 4 for students. Premier Ford also said that the province is prepared to extend the school closures even further if required.
To request your child’s password reset, please email the school. The school’s email address can be found at the very top right corner of this webpage. Please be sure to include your child’s full name as well as the name of their homeroom teacher.
Exciting news, kids…your teachers will be calling you to say hello this week!!! They are all very excited to talk to you!
Parents, if you could be sure to read the letter posted on our website, sent by Dr. Martha Rogers, it will explain the technology related information that teachers will be asking about.
Hello James McQueen Community:)!
I will be posting some new and exciting (that will all depend on how you define exciting) pics and thoughts here, as we are separated for a bit. My goal is to post something frequently, but I have also had goals, like wash the walls in my house, that I haven’t …
A reminder to all members of our school communities that in alignment with municipal closures around COVID-19, all Upper Grand DSB schoolyard play structures are closed.
A letter from the Director of Education has been posted to the board website (Friday March 27, 2020). The letter contains important information regarding the board’s distance learning plan and information about staff reaching out to families.
Parents and guardians are asked to read the letter from the Director of Education, posted to the board website on March 23, 2020.
Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has written an important letter for all Ontario parents and guardians, March 22, 2020.
The province has ordered all publicly funded schools in Ontario to close for two weeks following March Break, in response to the emergence in Ontario of COVID-19. As a result, Upper Grand DSB schools will be closed from March 14 to April 5, 2020.
With March Break approaching, many families and staff have questions about international travel and precautions required upon returning from travel. A letter with travel advice from Public Health is posted on the UGDSB website.
Due to the strike on Friday, we will hold our comfy cozy day on Thursday, February 27th.
We have had fun dressing in our Red and White on this very chilly Valentine’s Day!
Thank you to our wonderful school council volunteers and community members who gave their time to bake treats and supervise at the dance! We had a wonderful time as DJ Mark Haynes kept us dancing! …