News & Announcements

IMPORTANT UPDATES

INCLEMENT WEATHER: A reminder that, as with every winter, inclement weather conditions may result in bus cancellations and/or school closures. Decisions on buses and school operations due to inclement weather are made as soon as key information is available and no later than 6:30am the morning of. To check the status of school buses each morning visit www.stwdsts.ca, and to check the status of school closures visit www.ugdsb.ca.

DAILY SCHOOL ABSENCE REPORT: The UGDSB is reporting daily on school absence rates, allowing us to monitor absenteeism rates and transparently share this information with the public. To view the dashboard, click here

 

Books and Ball Hockey Reading Program – Grade 3-8

Posted April 6, 2022

JD Hogarth is offering an incentive to students in grade 3-8 to encourage reading. For the next four weeks (April 11th-May 6th, Monday to Thursday from 8:30-8:50 in the Learning Commons, or at home if you are a bus student and don’t arrive at the school at 8:30) if ...

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JD Three – Week of April 4

Posted April 4, 2022

Spring is here! The weather can be unpredictable so please make sure students are wearing appropriate clothing and avoiding the muddy patches we have in our field.  Intermediate theatre trip is on Friday, April 8th. Permission forms came home with your student last week. Online payment is preferred.  Please ...

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Ramadan Mubarak to all of those observing

Posted April 4, 2022

April 2nd, subject to new moon sighting, marks the beginning of Ramadan.  Many students, families and staff in the UGDSB and worldwide are observing Ramadan, during this 9th month of the Islamic calendar.   Prayer in Schools and Board Offices Multifaith prayer spaces are available in schools. Schools will indicate the ...

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JD Three – Week of March 28

Posted March 28, 2022

We will be running EQAO from May 9-20 and we are in need of volunteer scribes. Please contact the office if you are able to assist us.  We wanted to remind families that there is an amazing community space which provides ...

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Changes to COVID-19 protocols effective March 14 and 21, 2022

Posted March 10, 2022

On March 9, 2022, the province announced several changes to COVID-19 restrictions and protocols that will take effect in March. Please see below for a summary of the changes that affect schools. Effective March 14, 2022: School boards are no longer required to have a COVID-19 vaccination disclosure policy in place or ...

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Masking mandate to end in UGDSB on March 21, as school board does not have the authority to continue enforcement of the mandate

Posted March 10, 2022

Mandatory masking will no longer be required in Upper Grand District School Board schools as of March 21, 2022, as the school board does not have the authority to enforce this beyond March 21. Here are the facts: On March 9, 2022, the province announced it was lifting mask requirements ...

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JK Registration site is temporarily disabled

Posted March 10, 2022

The JK Registration site is temporarily disabled.  It will open again on March 15th, 2022.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  

JD Three – Week of March 14/21

Posted March 10, 2022

March Break will be starting Friday, March 11th and students return Monday, March 21st Please do not park at the front of the school; remember that we have 10 buses that pick up/drop off students We are switching our pizza ...

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UGDSB updates to come regarding provincial COVID-19 announcement

Posted March 9, 2022

March 9, 2022 On March 9, 2022, Ontario announced changes to COVID-19 requirements effective March 21, including lifting mask mandates in schools. Please note that the Upper Grand DSB continues to have a Board Resolution requiring masks in schools. We will consult with the province and will provide additional information as soon ...

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JD Three – Week of March 7th

Posted March 6, 2022

1) The COVID school screening tool was updated on March 1st. Please use the tool every day before sending your children to school at: https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/ 2) If your children were symptomatic and you have used all of your rapid tests, please let your classroom teacher know ...

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