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Learning about residential schools on Orange Shirt Day

Posted September 21, 2018

September 30 is Orange Shirt Day, a day for people to come together in the spirit of reconciliation and to keep discussing openly all aspects of residential schools.

Orange Shirt Day originated in the spring of 2013 as a response to Phyllis’ story about when she had

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Speak up about concussions – Rowan’s Law Day is September 26  

Posted September 21, 2018

On September 26, schools across the Upper Grand District School Board will be marking Rowan’s Law Day – a day to raise awareness about concussions.

In March 2018, the Ontario government passed a law known as Rowan’s Law, named after 17-year-old Rowan Stringer. Rowan loved

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Staff Presentation of the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report

Posted June 8, 2018

The Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) will be presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on June 12, 2018. Pin The meeting starts at 7 pm in the boardroom at the Guelph Board Office, 500 Victoria Road N, Guelph. The final

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Long Term Accommodation Plan Final Report (Draft) – Public Meetings

Posted April 11, 2018

The Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) is going to be presented at 5 regional public meetings throughout the month of May. The draft report includes a list of proposed short (1-5 yrs.) and long (6-10 yrs.) accommodation priorities. The report does not include any recommended changes to school

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Release of the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft)

Posted April 6, 2018

Pin Board staff is presenting the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) and Phase 2 Public Engagement Plan at the Board’s Business Operations Committee meeting on April 10, 2018.  The meeting will be held at the Guelph Board Office located at 500

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Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) – Update

Posted March 5, 2018

PinThe first phase of public engagement for the UGDSB Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) is complete.  Thank you to all who attended a workshop or provided input online. Your feedback will be shared in a report to trustees on March 20, 2018. One of

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LTAP Public Workshop – Cancellation Notice

Posted February 20, 2018

Due to continued inclement weather and low visibility due to fog, the Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Long Term Accommodation Plan public workshop to be held at Norwell DSS has been cancelled.  All are welcome to attend the next scheduled workshop on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Centre Wellington DHS in Fergus starting at 7pm. 

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Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Background Report and Public Engagement Plan

Posted January 31, 2018

On January 30, 2018, trustees approved a Public Engagement Plan as a part of the Board’s process to develop a Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP).
The LTAP is a strategic review of the Board’s facilities, population projections, and enrolment forecasts. At the end of the process, the LTAP will identify accommodation priorities for the Board. Public engagement is an important part of the LTAP process. We want to have conversations with our school communities to promote a shared understanding of local school issues.

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Kindergarten Registration Information Nights

Posted November 10, 2017

The UGDSB will be hosting registration information evenings to share our *new online registration process* for both English and French Immersion JK and new SK students. Parents are welcome to attend any evening that suits them.

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Meet the Staff Night – September 28, 2017

Posted September 25, 2017

Meet the Staff Night   Welcome back JD Hogarth families, Meet the teacher night is on Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 6:00-7:30 pm at JD Hogarth. Once again this year, our School Council has arranged for food trucks.  While the meet the teacher night does not begin until 6:00 pm, the food trucks

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