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Information about remote learning, COVID-19 updates

The province has directed all schools to participate in remote learning following the April Break. For more information, please click here. 

All UGDSB schools to remain in remote learning following Spring Break

Posted April 12, 2021

On Monday April 12, 2021, the provincial government announced that all Ontario schools would participate in remote learning following the April Break.

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Remote Learning

Posted April 6, 2021

Tuesday, April 7th, 2021

Parents/Guardians:

On Monday, April 6th, the Medical Officer of Health for Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph announced that schools in the UGDSB will move temporarily to remote learning until at least April 18th. Your child’s teacher will be using their Google Classroom to teach students during the week of ...

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All UGDSB schools directed to shift to remote learning effective Wed. April 7

Posted April 5, 2021

The UGDSB has been notified by Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health that Public Health’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Nicola Mercer, will issue an Order, directing all schools within the WDG region to shift to remote learning effective Wednesday April 7, 2021.

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Grade 8 Graduation

Posted March 30, 2021

Dear Grade 8 Students, Parents/Guardians, We have started planning for our 2021 Grade 8 Graduation! Due to the current situation, this year's Graduation will be a "Drive/Walk Thru Graduation".  More information about what this will look like will be provided after the April break, however, we wanted to let you know ...

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#UGUmbrella – This April we are looking at Intrinsic Motivation

Posted March 30, 2021

April’s Umbrella Project theme is “Intrinsic Motivation.” For those who are unsure exactly what that means, intrinsic motivation is the act of doing something without an external reward.  

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Information about elementary graduation celebrations

Posted March 26, 2021

Due to on-going COVID-19 restrictions around large gatherings and physical distancing, UGDSB elementary schools will not be able to hold traditional in-person graduation ceremonies this spring. This includes both indoor and outdoor ceremonies. 

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Morning Drop Off/After School

Posted March 25, 2021

In the morning before school our play structures are closed to students.  Supervision begins at 8:40 a.m.  To assist with student safety, we ask that students time their arrival to school for between 8:40 – 8:50 a.m. After school, the play structures are closed to students, and students are to go ...

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Public Safety Notice

Posted March 25, 2021

Public Notice Stormwater Ponds Sign  

The County is asking the public to stay off of storm water facilities. These are not safe for recreational use. The following outdoor rinks are available for use:

·         Belwood Ball ...

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Recommended reading in Indigenous education and knowledge

Posted March 25, 2021

This year, Upper Grand DSB board and school staff groups have continued organizing and participating in book studies, focusing on furthering learning in anti-racism and anti-oppression. Here are some ideas for recommended reading in Indigenous education and knowledge.

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Policy feedback opportunity: Indigenous Education

Posted March 24, 2021

The following new draft policy has been released for public consultation, and feedback from the public is welcome on the draft documents: Policy 519 – Indigenous Education (First Nations, Métis, Inuit).

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