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School Operations, Health and Safety Information

For important school operations and health and safety information, please use the links below:

Update on secondary inter-school athletics

Posted September 8, 2021

Please see the following for updates on the start of inter-school athletics in secondary schools in District 10 and District 4.

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Student Accident Insurance 

Posted August 24, 2021

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 …

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Grade 9 Orientation Day Information

Posted August 18, 2021

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.  

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Grade 9 Orientation Day

Posted August 16, 2021

Grade 9 Orientation Flyer

September School Opening

Posted August 10, 2021

Please see attached.   2021 School Opening Poster Distributed

Registration for 2021-22 Secondary Remote Learning is August 3-12, 2021

Posted August 3, 2021

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.

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Grade 9 Orientation Day

Posted July 20, 2021

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 …

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FOND FAREWELL

Posted July 6, 2021

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 …

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Secondary student report cards are now available online

Posted July 5, 2021

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. 

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Congratulations Graduates!

Posted June 24, 2021

2021 Long Term Accommodation Plan annual review report approved

Posted June 23, 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.

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International Student Notice

Posted June 23, 2021

Please see attached. International Student Notice

Policy feedback opportunity: School Volunteers, Educational Field Trips and Off-Site Activities

Posted June 23, 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.

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Additional information for Grads!

Posted June 17, 2021

Please see attached for additional information regarding Graduation. Additional Grad Information

Ross Music Night 2021

Posted June 17, 2021


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, …

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Board News: End of the year information (June 2021)

Posted June 16, 2021

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. 

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Grade 12 Graduation and Information for Grads

Posted June 15, 2021

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 …

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School Council Meeting – Cancelled

Posted June 14, 2021

School Council Meeting scheduled for  Wednesday, June 16 has been cancelled.
Please note meetings will resume in September.

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