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School Operations, Health and Safety Information
For important school operations and health and safety information, please use the links below:
Please see the following for updates on the start of inter-school athletics in secondary schools in District 10 and District 4.
Reminder for parents/guardians: Student Accident Insurance
Parents and guardians are responsible for expenses related to student injuries on school premises or 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.
A Director’s letter will be sent home …
Welcome to John F Ross! Grade 9 Orientation Day will be happening on Monday, August 30th from 9:30AM to 1:30PM. Students can be dropped off on Meyer Dr. near the student parking lot. Please note that there is no school bus transportation for this day. Students should be prepared for outdoor activities and bring a water bottle for the day. Lunch will be provided.
Registration for Secondary Remote Learning is open from August 3-12, 2021. Please review program information for 2021-22 Secondary Remote Learning and to register for remote learning. Only those wanting to register for Secondary Remote Learning should complete a registration form.
Welcome to John F Ross! Grade 9 Orientation Day will be happening on Monday, August 30th. Each grade 9 student will have a senior mentor, a Sidekick, whom they will meet during orientation. This student will also be their mentor for their first year of high school. The purpose of the orientation and mentorship program is to help ease the transition for grade 9 students into high school, meet …
This academic school year saw us say goodbye to four long serving staff members at JFRoss. At the end of semester one, Mr. Ted Wilson and Mr. Gareth Diamond retired followed by Mr. James Woodyard and Mr. Adrian Renzetti at the end of the school year. Collectively, they have given many years of their teaching career to the school and were all highly involved in student life. Mr. Wilson …
Secondary student report cards are now available online. Secondary report cards will be available for parents/guardians to download from July 5 to 16, 2021.
The 2021 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved at the Board Meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board on June 22, 2021.
The following UGDSB draft policies have been released for public consultation: Policy 205 School Volunteers, and Policy 508 Educational Field Trips and Off-Site Activities. The deadline to provide feedback is October 14, 2021, at 4pm.
Please see attached for additional information regarding Graduation. Additional Grad Information
Ross Music Night 2021
The Arts Department at John F Ross CVI presents our first virtual Music Night! Thanks to all the students and teachers who worked so hard to make this an incredible success. This video celebrates the dedication and excellence of our student musicians who, regardless of the circumstances, …
As we approach the end of the school year, we would like to say thank you to all our students, families and staff for their hard work and understanding throughout the year. The purpose of this letter is to provide you with information about the last few weeks of school.
John F. Ross has tentatively scheduled a Commencement Ceremony for our graduating class of 2021. Please mark your calendars with October 28, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. at the Sleeman Centre. Additional details regarding Commencement will follow closer to that date. Please check your UG Cloud email account for additional information sent last week.
The staff have created a video which will be released very soon to celebrate your accomplishments this …