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Province directs schools to shift to remote learning from January 5-17, 2022

Posted January 3, 2022

On Monday January 3, 2022, the provincial government announced that all Ontario schools will shift to remote learning from January 5 to at least January 17, 2022. Please read on for important information for families in the UGDSB.

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Resumption of school delayed until Wednesday January 5, 2022 

Posted December 30, 2021

Today, the province of Ontario announced that the resumption of school will be delayed following the winter break. All schools will resume classes on Wednesday January 5, 2022.  There will be no classes on Monday January 3 or Tuesday January 4. This direction is for all students including those enrolled in the elementary or secondary remote programs and for those in our special education self-contained classrooms.  

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Letter to parents/guardians: Information for the winter break

Posted December 15, 2021

December 15, 2021 Dear parents and guardians, Thank you for your ongoing efforts that have made for a successful first four months of school, and for adhering to public health and safety measures that have ensured schools remain a safe place for our students and staff. We understand that there may be ...

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Occupation Therapy Letter – Information for Families

Posted December 14, 2021

JDH Final Occupational Therapy Letter For Parents.docx Dear Parents/Guardians, During this school year, an occupational therapist (OT) from KidsAbility Children Treatment Center will be working with students and teachers in our school.   OTs are health professionals who focus on function and participation.  They work with the ...

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School Case Information Letter: December 10

Posted December 10, 2021

School Case Information Letter - December 10 Dear parents/guardians and staff,  WDG Public Health has notified us that an individual in our school has tested positive for COVID-19. As a result, Public Health has directed a class to self-isolate, as part of its ...

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Information from the province on student rapid antigen testing over the winter break

Posted December 10, 2021

On behalf of the Government of Ontario, the Upper Grand District School Board is distributing take-home rapid antigen screening kits to every elementary and secondary student who chooses to participate. Kits will be distributed prior to the winter break.

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UGDSB Kindergarten Registration starts in January – here is what families need to know

Posted December 9, 2021

Kindergarten registration for the Upper Grand District School Board is fast approaching. Registration for new UGDSB Junior Kindergarten (JK) and Senior Kindergarten (SK) students for September 2022 will take place between January 4-21, 2022.

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Gratitude: December Wellness Theme

Posted December 8, 2021

Did you know that JD Hogarth students are sending letters of gratitude and friendship through the school this month? Ask your child about the Hogarth Mailbox! Wellness Works December 2021: Gratitude Gratitude is not just “good manners” and it plays a significant role in overall wellbeing.  Gratitude can be expressed ...

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Kindergarten Registration Information

Posted December 7, 2021

As we prepare for the upcoming JK Registrations we wanted to share some important information.   Open Date Closing Date Registration (ALL) Tuesday January 4th , 2022 Ongoing French Immersion (ON-TIME) Tuesday January 4th, 2022 January 21st, 2022 @ 4:00 PM French Immersion (LATE)  January 21st, 2022 after 4pm  Ongoing (subject to available ...

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J.D. Hogarth’s Annual Food Drive

Posted December 7, 2021

J.D. Hogarth's Annual Food Drive is currently underway. The Food Drive will run until December 15th. This is an amazing opportunity to make a positive difference in our local community. Help support people in need, and contribute what you can.
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