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Provide your feedback on UGDSB draft policies

Posted October 25, 2023

At the October 24th Board meeting, the following policy items were approved. All updates have been made on the board website (www.ugdsb.on.ca/board/policy).

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ATTENDANCE SUPPORT WEEK 3

Posted October 18, 2023

This week our tips for supporting your child’s attendance at school focuses on ways to involve the school. See below for some strategies you could try. 

Know that there are supports in your child’s school.  Connect with them as soon as an issue starts. Connecting earlier is better …

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CANADA DENTAL BENEFIT 

Posted October 18, 2023

Applications for the second period of the Canada Dental Benefit are open. Eligible families can receive up to $650, to help with expenses for their children under 12 who receive dental care between July 1, 2023 and June 30, 2024. canada.ca/dental

Lunch Box Orders

Posted October 11, 2023

Support our library and music program by purchasing a cold and/or hot lunch for your student(s). Access ordering through “Lunchbox – Order now” within your  www.schoolcashonline.com

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ATTENDANCE SUPPORT WEEK 2

Posted October 10, 2023

We are continuing to share information to help families support their child’s attendance at school. Below are some tips you can try that involve the routines and the environment at home.

Practice consistent bedtime and morning routines with your child. 
Parents can model the …

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Statement from the Chair of the Board and Director regarding ongoing violence in the Middle East

Posted October 10, 2023

We are deeply saddened to learn of the recent deadly attacks and ongoing violence in the Middle East. Our thoughts are with all those impacted and mourning the loss of life during the conflict over the past weekend. We acknowledge this is a particularly devastating time for UGDSB students, staff and families …

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GRADE 1-8 LANGUAGE CLASSES THROUGH CON ED

Posted October 6, 2023

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Grades 1-8 interested in some languages classes on Saturday mornings 10 am – 12 pm in the following languages: Dari, Hindu, Punjabi, Bengali, Spanish or Tingrinya.  Classes will be held at Willow Rd. PS starting October 21st (enrolment dependent).  Registration can be done online using …

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ATTENDANCE SUPPORT WEEK 1: 

Posted October 6, 2023

Is your child struggling with attending school? We are here to help! Throughout the month of October il we will be sharing tips and strategies with parents/guardians to help encourage regular school attendance. 

This week, we are going to focus on strategies around attitudes and beliefs – try some of these …

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Professional Activity Day Description – Oct. 27, 2023

Posted October 5, 2023

Date: October 27, 2023

Length: Full Day

Topic 1: AM – Workplace Violence Prevention Training

Entity Hosting: Upper Grand DSB

Presenter(s)/Facilitator(s): School Administrators and Online Modules

Description: Staff will spend the morning completing mandatory Workplace Violence Prevention Training on the board’s Online Learning Platform. This is self-directed learning made of online modules for staff to work through independently.

Topic 2: PM – Progress Reports

Entity Hosting: Upper Grand DSB

Presenter(s)/Facilitator(s): Independent …

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Information about the Student Mental Health and Well-Being Strategy – Strategic Framework 2023-2026

Posted October 3, 2023

GUELPH, ON – The Upper Grand District School Board has launched the Student Mental Health and Well-Being Strategy – Strategic Framework 2023-2026. This framework looks at the Foundations and Guiding Principles and establishes key Priority Areas.  

The Principles and Foundations guide the development, implementation, and monitoring of the UGDSB mental health and …

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