News & Announcements
Important information regarding reopening schools, remote learning and more
Please click the links below for information on reopening schools in fall 2020 and supports for students and families:
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.
Partnering with Crown Dairy (Ontario Student Nutrition Services), The Seed, Food4Kids Guelph, and Food Banks in Dufferin and Wellington County, we will be providing snacks for school-aged children and youth, similar to what would be provided through a Food & ...
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.
Dear Grade 8 Parents and Students,
We are writing to all our Grade 8 families with respect to our year end trip to Toronto. Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19, and out of concern for the health and safety of staff and students, the Upper Grand ...
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.