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February Parent Newsletter “Talking About Mental Health”

Posted February 3, 2021

February Parent Newsletter “Talking About Mental Health” Umbrella Theme: Healthy Lifestyle This month at UGDSB we are bringing our focus onto healthy lifestyles. Sounds easy, right? It may seem like eating well, getting enough sleep and prioritizing our own care and health is easy but for many of us this is not ...

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Online learning in UGDSB to continue until further notice

Posted January 28, 2021

On Thursday Jan. 28, the Ministry of Education made an announcement regarding the resumption of in-person learning for some school boards in the province. Please note that the UGDSB was not included in the list of boards that are permitted to resume in-person instruction the week of Feb. 1, 2021. This means that all UGDSB schools will continue with our current measures for online learning until further notice. 

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#UGUmbrella – This February, we explore healthy lifestyles 

Posted January 28, 2021

This month as part of the Umbrella Project, we are bringing our focus onto healthy lifestyles.  Healthy lifestyles sound easy, right? When it comes to healthy lifestyles, it may seem like eating well, getting enough sleep and prioritizing our own care is easy, but for many of us this is not the case.  

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Environmental Newsletter

Posted January 27, 2021

EnvironmentMonthly environmental activities to help celebrate our planet

JANUARY is the time to carry out your Eco Resolutions!

“There will be more waste plastic in the sea than fish by 2050” Dame Ellen MacArthur

It’s a brand ...

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Virtual Parent Engagement Presentation – Thursday, January 28th – 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Posted January 22, 2021

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Update regarding extension of online learning

Posted January 22, 2021

At this time, we do not expect that schools will resume in-person learning until the end of the provincial emergency orders on February 11, 2021, at the earliest. 

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Temporary online learning extended until Jan. 29, 2021

Posted January 20, 2021

Public Health has instructed the UGDSB that the current measures in place for online learning in the UGDSB will be extended until at least January 29. 

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Wellness Wednesday – Talking About Mental Health: Self Compassion

Posted January 20, 2021

January 2021 Talking About Mental Health: Self Compassion Welcome back from the Winter Break. This has been a different break than any other year I can remember. We all had to adjust to different traditions, different expectations, different connections, different situations to manage in our lives. January is the beginning of a ...

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Kindergarten Registration – January 5 – 22, 2021

Posted January 15, 2021

Registration   After you have completed the online registration, please come to the school between 8:00 am - 12:00 pm (Monday to Friday) to provide us with your child's birth certificate, proof of address and custody papers (if applicable).

Information for schools following expanded provincial restrictions 

Posted January 13, 2021

On Tuesday Jan. 12, 2021, the provincial government announced new restrictions to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Ontario. As part of that announcement, information was shared that affects Ontario schools, and we would like to provide the details that have been announced so far to all Upper Grand DSB families.

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