News & Announcements
Information for students and parents
- Bus Cancellation Info: Review the updated procedures on bus cancellation and inclement weather days
- Daily COVID-19 Screening: Click here to access the provincial screening tool
- COVID-19 Reporting: Cases in schools
- Parent Tech Help: https://sites.google.com/ugcloud.ca/parenthelp/
Photo Day at JFR is Thursday, December 17th.
Photo day will look very different from past years in order to comply with Covid-19 guidelines. Students will be provided with this information from their teacher.
Photo re-take dates will be offered in January and February 2021, the first Photo re-take date is Wednesday, January 6th, 2021, with more information to follow on our website.
Grad photos will be offered February 16th-26, 2021, with …
School Council meeting that was scheduled for December 16 has been cancelled.
December 11, 2020
Dear parents/guardians and staff,
Public Health has notified us that an individual in our school has tested positive for COVID-19. Public Health is currently undergoing contact tracing. Where Public Health determines there was a transmission risk to others in the school, they perform a risk assessment for any contacts. All students and staff determined to be at high risk of …
December can be a difficult time for many of us and for many reasons. More than ever, now is the time reach out if you need support and to look out for friends and family who may need support.
The school is open today. All Yellow Division 1 buses and taxis are operating as usual today. All Blue Division 2 buses are cancelled today. The school is open to students that can safely arrive.
The Umbrella Project, founded by Dr. Jen Forristal, features monthly themes, activities and curriculum links to support students and staff as they focus on wellness.
Inclement Weather Procedures: Bus Cancellation Days
Please note that John F. Ross C.V.I. has two different divisions that service the school. 81% of our bus students are serviced by Division 1 and 19% of our bus students are serviced by Division 2. Due to the fact that there are two regions that service John F. Ross C.V.I. the UGDSB infographic below can be confusing. This post is to clarify what …
The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public feedback on board Policy 503 – Safe Schools. The deadline to provide feedback is January 19 at 4pm.
John F. Ross has started a new quadmester. This is a message for students and parents about the online component of learning. This is a reminder that all students who are attending in-class lessons that they are required to complete 150 minutes of online learning at home in the portion of the day when students are not at the school. An online support teacher is assigned to each class …
Due to COVID-19 restrictions and protocols, there are changes to bus cancellation and inclement weather days in the Upper Grand District School Board in the 2020-21 school year.
Dr. Mercer, Medical Officer of Health and CEO at Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has shared a letter with important information for the community regarding COVID-19.
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This Wednesday, November the 18th, at 7 pm, there will be a short presentation from Student Services and Guidance. This session will take place online via Google Meet. For those that are interested, Student Services will introduce themselves and give information on the role of guidance, school supports and mental health resources. Following this short information session there will be a school council meeting. Anyone who is interested in …
All secondary students and parents/guardians are asked to review the following information on Quadmester 2, the OSSLT and more.
The Colonel John McCrae Legion has provided the school with poppies for every student. These will be distributed on November 11 to in-class students. We will not be doing a cash collection as usual this year due to COVID restrictions.
Please visit the Legion website for donation and ceremony information. https://rcl234guelph.ca/
We will be doing a virtual ceremony in classes on November 11.