News & Announcements

2022-2023 Student/Parent Start-Up Information

Please use the following link to see important information around the start to the 2022-2023 school year:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1feAZm6Va1cPvv-ztRIszQlPZz512mD02bUDWR5RteD0/edit?usp=sharing

Pep Rally/Homecoming Dance/Terry Fox Run

Posted September 21, 2022

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. …

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

Posted September 19, 2022

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 …

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Chromebooks – please return to JFR    

Posted September 19, 2022

  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.

Wellness Works: Welcome Back!

Posted September 15, 2022

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. 

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Photo Day

Posted September 12, 2022

Photo Day is Friday, September 16th.
Photo Re-Take Day is Thursday, October 20th.
All students are required to have their photo taken for the purpose of obtaining a student card.  There is no charge for a student card.
Photos can be ordered directly through Edge Imaging:  https://edgeimaging.ca/en/.

New School and Child Care Screening Tool is available online

Posted September 1, 2022

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.

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Timetables for Semester 1

Posted August 31, 2022

As of Monday, August 29th, students can view their timetables through Edsembli connect.

Website:  https://connect.edsembli.com/on/ugdsb/jfrcvi/portal/viewer/login/login.aspx?logintype=S

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 …

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Grade Nine Orientation Information

Posted August 29, 2022

Please see the following letter for information regarding the grade nine orientation on August 31
from 8 am to 2 pm
Grade 9 Orientation

S.T.R.O.N.G. Girls

Posted August 29, 2022

ROSS_StrongGirls If you have any question or would like to register, please see Ms. St. Jean or Ms. Davis in Guidance.

Back to School! Information for students and families

Posted August 29, 2022

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.

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Register your child for school on August 30

Posted August 23, 2022

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.

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John F. Ross Football Team

Posted August 18, 2022

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 …

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Grade 9 Orientation

Posted August 17, 2022

John F Ross will be hosting a Grade 9 Orientation Wednesday, August 31 8:00am - 2:00pm

Run to be a school board trustee!

Posted July 25, 2022

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.

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Grade 10 – 12 Registration Information

Posted July 11, 2022

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.

Homestay Family

Posted July 11, 2022

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.

Be a homestay family for an International Student

Posted June 29, 2022

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.

Graduates

Posted June 16, 2022

Dear Graduates: Your UGCloud files will no longer be accessible to you after July 4th, 2022. Be sure to transfer or download all information currently stored on UGCloud that you wish to keep. General instructions can be found here.

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