News & Announcements
2022-2023 Student/Parent Start-Up Information
Pep Rally: Thursday, September 22nd, Period 4 – $2 or canned good buy out
Homecoming Dance: Thursday, September 22nd, 7-10 p.m. Held in Gym 1, students should enter through Main Doors of JFR on Meyer Drive – Pizza, chips and drinks will be sold for a small fee
Terry Fox Run: Friday, September 23rd, Period 2 –
Grade 10s and 12s – 10:40-11:10 a.m. …
Everyone counts. Complete the Student Census today!
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.
The census is a confidential, voluntary survey for all students (K-12) in the Upper Grand District School Board. The goal of the census is to better …
As we move back to in-person learning, students require chromebooks/devices for in-person learning.
Students should return any and all chromebooks/devices and chargers that are at home.
Please return to the Main Office.
The Upper Grand District School Board is continuing with the Wellness Works monthly themes across all grades in the 2022-2023 school year. For September we are once again bringing our collective focus to the theme of: WELCOME, CONNECTION and BELONGING.
The Ministry of Health and the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health have provided a new “School and Child Care” screening tool. It is recommended that students/children and visitors continue to self-screen for illness every day before attending school or child care using this updated Screening Tool.
As of Monday, August 29th, students can view their timetables through Edsembli connect.
User Name is the student’s last name (up to 10 characters) and their “usual” first name (up to 10 characters). Do not use any spaces, hyphens or special characters.
The password is the student’s 9 digit Ontario Education Number (OEN), which can be found on the student’s report card to the right of …
If you have any question or would like to register, please see Ms. St. Jean or Ms. Davis in Guidance.
It’s back to school season! We are excited to welcome and welcome back all students and families to the Upper Grand. To help make the transition back to school smoother for our students and families, we are sharing a website with information about back to school.
On August 30, 2022 from 1 PM to 4 PM, registration will open online for parents and guardians to register their child to their home elementary school.
Tryouts for the 2022 John F. Ross football team will run from Monday, August 29th-Thursday, September 1st from 3:45-5:45pm. All interested players are asked to meet at the Ross football field at 3:45 on the 29th in athletic wear and cleats. Please also bring a water bottle. We have a limited amount of cleats available for players that do not have any to borrow. Please contact Coach Mathewson at …
John F Ross will be hosting a Grade 9 Orientation Wednesday, August 31 8:00am - 2:00pm
As the next municipal elections approach on October 24, 2022, the Upper Grand District School Board is seeking nominations for school board trustees for the 2022-2023 school year. School Board Trustees have a big impact on shaping the education system for Upper Grand students. The UGDSB is looking for individuals who can ‘re-engage, re-fresh, and re-imagine’ the best education system for the students in our community.
Grade 10 -12 registration info will be available late in August. There will be no in person registration. Students will be able to access their timetables online.
The Upper Grand District School Board is looking for host families for the 2022 - 2023 school year. If you would be interested in being a homestay family for an international student, please contact us at 519-941-6191ext 225.
The Upper Grand District School Board will again welcome international students for the 2022 - 2023 school year. If you would be interested in being a homestay family for an international student, please contact us at 519-941-6191ext 225.