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

 

December At A Glance

Posted December 1, 2022

November was another busy month as we focused on Treaty Recognition week, our Remembrance Day Ceremony, Bully Prevention Week, and parent-teacher interviews. A big thank you to all the families who shared pictures for our Remembrance Day slide show.  With the holidays approaching quickly, we hope that everyone has ...

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Jean Little UGDSB Volunteer Policy Change

Posted December 1, 2022

Dear Dragon Families, Our students benefit greatly from the generosity of time from our parent community.  Parents help with reading, in-class events, field trips and a variety of other projects.  I am writing because there has just been a change to the UGDSB Volunteer ...

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Winter Clothing Drive – Pick Up/Selection – Sunday Dec 4 – 1 To 3

Posted November 30, 2022

JEAN LITTLE PARENT COUNCIL PRESENTS… 

A COMMUNITY WINTER CLOTHING DRIVE - Pick Up

We are so excited to be opening our doors for our Community Winter Clothing drive on Sunday December 4th.  We had overwhelming support in the amount of donations that have been dropped off.

The ...

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Reading Rocks – TUTORING REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

Posted November 21, 2022

A FREE 8-week one-on-one literacy program is open for registration! The program supports children's literacy skills in the areas of phonics, fluency, and sight words. Children are matched with a trained tutor who will develop hands-on activities and games to teach these essential literacy concepts while building motivation ...

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Inclement weather procedures for UGDSB schools

Posted November 18, 2022

With winter weather here, now is a great time to review the Upper Grand District School Board’s procedures for Inclement Weather Days. Updated information has been posted on the UGDSB website outlining the different procedures for bus cancellations, school closures due to inclement weather, and more. LINK: UGDSB INCLEMENT WEATHER PROCEDURES **A reminder ...

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A COMMUNITY WINTER CLOTHING DRIVE 

Posted November 16, 2022

 Jean LittleJEAN LITTLE PARENT COUNCIL PRESENTS…

A COMMUNITY WINTER CLOTHING DRIVE 

We are so excited to be organizing a winter clothing drive within our school community for the benefit of our school community!

Many of you by now, have begun ...

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Progress Reports & Parent Teacher Interviews 2022

Posted November 15, 2022

Dear Jean Little Families, Progress Reports (Download November 17th): As in the past, the November Progress Reports will be available online on November 17th at our Report Card Portal here:   Jean Little Progress Report Link How to create an account   Parent/Teacher Interviews It will take place on the night ...

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Upper Grand collaborates with organizations to provide tutoring supports

Posted November 9, 2022

The Upper Grand District School Board in association with The Grove, TVOLearn, Streams Community Hub, Tutor Bright, and Reading Rocks is providing students at both the elementary and secondary levels with additional tutoring support and resources. These additional support and resources were made possible through funding provided by the Ontario Ministry of Education.

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Spirit Wear & Grad Wear – On Sale

Posted November 4, 2022

Jean Little Families, It's that time of year again. Spirit and Grad Wear will be on sale from now until November 11th. Orders can be placed using School Cash Online. See the attached flyer for clothing items. ALL ORDERS MUST BE IN ON NOVEMBER 11TH. Spirit ...

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Tutoring Supports Available

Posted November 4, 2022

Tutoring Supports: The Ontario Ministry of Education has provided funding to support community based tutoring opportunities for students.  This year Upper Grand DSB will be working with The Grove, Streams Community Hubs, The Learning Disabilities Association & Reading Rocks Program, and Tutor Bright. Please see tutoring opportunities below: The Grove Tutoring ...

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Jean Little – November At A Glance

Posted November 1, 2022

Hello Dragon Families, Happy November! October was another jam-packed month with clubs, weekly soccer practices, and our Dance-A-Thon. We want to thank all of you for your generous donations to the Dance-A-Thon and to everyone that donated a prize for this exciting event! Our total raised for the event was $9, 715.25.......WOW! Please see the ...

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Parents/Guardians invited to free webinar: Post-pandemic Mental Health

Posted October 17, 2022

Parents/guardians are invited to join a free webinar in November on post-pandemic mental health. Join Kevin Cameron as he shares information and strategies relating to post-pandemic mental health for adults and children. A survey by CMHA Ontario showed that nearly half (48 per cent) of Ontarians say their mental health has worsened ...

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Download school ventilation reports from the UGDSB website

Posted October 14, 2022

The Upper Grand District School Board continues to make board and school-based ventilation reports available in the 2022-23 school year. The board report and each school report is available for download on the UGDSB website at www.ugdsb.ca/ventilationreport. To access a specific school report: Download the full report (Microsoft Excel document) ...

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October At A Glance – Jean Little

Posted October 3, 2022

Hello Dragon Families, October already! Huge congratulations are in order as we raised $1573.00 for the Terry Fox Foundation this year, way to go Dragons. Reminder The Upper Grand District School Board has launched the board-wide “UGDSB Counts Student Census.” The goal of the census is for the school board to learn more about the diversity ...

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Help the UGDSB make positive change – complete the Student Census today!

Posted September 19, 2022

The “UGDSB Counts Student Census” launches today for all Upper Grand District School Board students in grades Kindergarten-12. Participation in the Student Census will help the UGDSB make systemic changes that will create more equitable outcomes for all students. 

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