News & Announcements

Reminder: All UGDSB playgrounds are closed

Posted March 28, 2020

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.

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Parents please read: Distance learning and staff reaching out to families

Posted March 27, 2020

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.

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Grade 8 Trip Cancelled

Posted March 27, 2020

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 ...

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Letter to Parents from the Director: Continuity of Learning (March 23, 2020)

Posted March 23, 2020

Parents and guardians are asked to read the letter from the Director of Education, posted to the board website on March 23, 2020.

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Important letter from the Minister of Education to parents (March 22, 2020)

Posted March 23, 2020

Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has written an important letter for all Ontario parents and guardians, March 22, 2020.

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School closures: Information for UGDSB families regarding COVID-19

Posted March 13, 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. 

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Please read: Information for UGDSB schools regarding international travel and COVID-19

Posted March 12, 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.

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Screenagers

Posted March 1, 2020

LET’S TALK (NOT TEXT) ABOUT SCREEN TIME Are screens the new smoking? Parents and students are invited to learn more about the many impacts of screens on our lives and how we might foster a healthier relationship with them.  Come and join us Thursday, April 23 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 ...

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Environmental Newsletter

Posted March 1, 2020

EnvironmentMonthly Environmental Activities to help Celebrate our Planet

           March 28th is Earth Hour!

It is vital to teach our children to respect and take care of the environment.

Join the global Movement! ...

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Wellness Wednesdays – Rise & Shine Yoga

Posted February 26, 2020

Wellness Wednesdays A huge thank you to Jade Nickerson from Rise and Shine Yoga for showing some of our Intermediate students and  Gr. 1 and 2 students how yoga can help you regulate when you are feeling upset and that yoga can be fun too! ...

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