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Parent Teacher Interview Information

Posted October 10, 2018

Parent Teacher Interview Instructions Sept 2018

Water Testing for Lead: Letter for Parents and Guardians

Posted October 5, 2018

 

John F Ross Collegiate Vocational Institute

2018 10 05

Dear parents and guardians,

The Upper Grand District School Board has been testing for lead in school drinking water since 2007. New provincial testing requirements came into effect July 2017, which increase the amount of sampling that is required. The Ontario drinking water quality standard for lead is 10 micrograms per litre. This standard is based on a national guideline set by Health …

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John F. Ross CVI Hall of Fame

Posted October 2, 2018

JFR Hall Of Fame Site Promo Image Click here for information on the JFRoss Hall of Fame and nominations

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 rugby and was the captain of her high school’s team. Tragically, in May 2013, Rowan died as the result of head injuries she sustained while …

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Parents/guardians: Take our survey on secondary school education

Posted September 21, 2018

The Upper Grand District School Board is seeking secondary student, parent and staff input as part of the board’s strategic review of secondary school education across the district.

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Information for parents re: province-wide student walkout

Posted September 19, 2018

The following message was sent to all parents/guardians via our school’s phone call-out system on Wednesday Sept. 19.

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Power of Ideas

Posted September 17, 2018

John F. Ross is pleased to kick off the “Power of Ideas Tour” Monday September 24th and Tuesday September 25th in gym 1. This tour is put on by the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics and is sponsored by the province of Ontario. The tour will consist of seven interactive exhibits that will explore some of the biggest questions in science. The exhibits are open to students during …

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Posted September 12, 2018

Secondary Program Review Flyer

Secondary Program Review: UGDSB creating guiding vision for secondary school education

Posted September 5, 2018

The Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a strategic review of secondary school education across the district.

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Health and Physical Education Letter for Parents

Posted September 4, 2018

Dear parents and guardians,

We are writing to you to address some of the questions and concerns we have received regarding changes to the Health and Physical Education Curriculum. As you may know, the Government of Ontario has directed all school boards across the province to use the re-issued 2010 Health and Physical Education Curriculum (Grades 1-8). Since all school boards are required to teach the curriculum that is approved …

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REVISED 18-43 Threat Risk Assessment & Suicide Protocol Notification 2018

Posted August 30, 2018

Please refer the attachment 18 43 UGDSB Threat Risk Asssessment And Suicide Protocol Notification 2018 Sept

Information regarding Health and Physical Education Curriculum

Posted August 30, 2018

Letter from the Director related to the revised HPE curriculum. 18 44 Parents Guardians HPE Curriculum

Student Accident Insurance – Information for Parents

Posted August 27, 2018

Reminder for parents/guardians: Accidents happen – be prepared with Student Accident Insurance

 

Parents/guardians are responsible for expenses related to student injuries on school premises during school activities.  Accidents can and do happen and the costs involved might not be fully covered by Provincial Health Care or employer group insurance plans.

 

The Upper Grand District School Board is empowered under The Education Act to offer Accident and Life Insurance for students.

 

Information will …

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GRADE 10, 11 and 12 Student Orientation Day – Wednesday, August 29th 2018  – NEW TIME – 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Posted August 22, 2018

Important Update  The GRADE 10, 11 and 12 Student Orientation Day  on Wednesday, August 29th 2018  has a NEW TIME. Please note that the Grade 10, 11 and 12 Orientation will run from 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

WELCOME ROYALS to the upcoming 2018/2019 School Year

Posted August 22, 2018

*DUE TO SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION UPDATED INFORMATION WILL BE AVAILABLE AFTER AUGUST 21ST  

GRADE 9 Student Orientation Day – Wednesday, August 29th 2018   8:00 am -2:00 pm

Grade 9 Orientation

GRADE 10, 11 and 12 Student Orientation Day – Wednesday, August 29th 2018  – NEW TIME – 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Pickup your timetable
Return any outstanding materials or books owing
Get your photo taken for student …

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