News & Announcements
Important information regarding reopening schools, COVID-19 and more
Please click the links below for information on reopening schools in fall 2020, COVID-19 and supports for students and families:
Student Accident Insurance packages were distributed to students on Friday, September 13th. Please be sure to review the package.
Cellphones- Ontario Ministry of Education (downloaded August 2019)
In response to feedback from parents, students and teachers, we are updating the Provincial Code of Conduct to ban cellphone use in schools during instructional time starting in November 2019. Using cellphones during instructional time will be permitted for educational purposes (as directed by the educator), health and medical purposes or special education needs.
John F Ross Policy- Available in the Student Handbook on the …
Parents/guardians are responsible for expenses related to student injuries on and off school premises 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.
Information will be sent home with respect to Student Accident Insurance …
UGDSB Video Surveillance Policy 203
It is the policy of the Upper Grand District School Board to support the use of video surveillance cameras. Video surveillance can promote a secure environment while upholding the essential and legislated rights of privacy of individuals. Video surveillance is only one means by which the Board will ensure a safe and secure learning environment and enhance business operating efficiencies for administrative purposes. For more …
On September 26, schools across the Upper Grand District School Board will be marking Rowan’s Law Day – a day to raise awareness about concussions.
In March 2018, the Ontario government passed a law known as Rowan’s Law, named after 17-year-old Rowan Stringer. Rowan loved rugby and was the captain of her high school’s team. Tragically, in May 2013, Rowan died as the result of head injuries she sustained while …
Letter from the Director related to the revised HPE curriculum. 18 44 Parents Guardians HPE Curriculum
Information for Parents on myBlueprint:
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The Advance Placement Program allows strong high school students the opportunity to prepare independently to write a formal examination that could count as a credit at many Canadian Universities or American Colleges. AP examinations are often a requirement for admission to American Schools along with the SATs. For more information, visit: https://sites.google.com/a/ugcloud.ca/jfr_ap/
Please see the following link regarding instructions on how to check your student's attendance, marks, report card and timetable online. Check your student's attendance, marks, report card, and timetable