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Racism Survey for UGDSB Students and Families

Posted June 18, 2020

Dear Parents, Guardians and Caregivers,
The Upper Grand District School Board is committed to disrupting and addressing  systemic racism and oppression in all of its forms.  We are committed to making  sure the work we do is fully transparent and accountable to all Upper …

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Report Card Pickup and Musical Instrument Drop-Off

Posted June 18, 2020

We look forward to seeing you to pick up your child’s report card on Wednesday June 24.  Please read the following for information.

Report Card Pick Up

 

Virtual Jump Rope for Heart Week!

Posted June 12, 2020

Silhouette 3137201_1280Starting on Monday, June 15th, we will be celebrating a Virtual Jump Rope for Heart week!  JMC students, families and staff are invited to celebrate this important week by taking part in some Jump Rope activities at home.  Parents can choose to send in a …

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Resilience and perseverance of students recognized through Achieving by Believing Awards

Posted June 11, 2020

In recognition of student achievement, the UGDSB holds an annual celebratory event to recognize the recipients of the Student Success: Achieving by Believing Awards. The 2020 award recipients have been announced.

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Community Involvement Hours information for grade 8 and high school students

Posted June 10, 2020

As we move into the summer months we want to encourage students to consider safe options to obtain your community hours.

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Taking action in anti-racism and anti-oppression work

Posted June 9, 2020

As an educational community we have a responsibility to identify and describe racism and oppression and then work to dismantle it. 

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Updating parent/guardian contact information

Posted June 8, 2020

The school board is in the process of ensuring we have the most up-to-date contact information for parents and families. Please check your child’s UGCloud email account this week.

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Toronto Raptors Day!

Posted June 5, 2020

Basketball 155997_1280On Monday, June 8th, our virtual spirit day will be “Toronto Raptors Day”.  We will be celebrating the Toronto Raptors for winning the NBA Championships one year ago!  JMC students and staff are invited to celebrate the Toronto Raptors historic win in fun and exciting ways.  …

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Jump Rope for Heart

Posted June 5, 2020

Silhouette 3137201_1280Each year, John McCrae participates in Jump Rope for Heart. This year we get to do it VIRTUALLY! The Heart & Stroke’s Virtual Jump Rope Event is taking place on Friday, June 19th! During the week of June 15th, we’ll be asking all McCrae students to …

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June is Pride Month – Check Out Events and Activities for UGDSB

Posted June 3, 2020

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Virtual events this month will include an art exhibit that showcases student work and several special guest spotlights. Guest spotlights will include authors and advocates who support the LGBTQ+ community. Information about the virtual events will be shared on social media and the …

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June 2020 Newsletter

Posted June 3, 2020

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Update to families regarding expanded provincial COVID-19 testing

Posted June 3, 2020

Information from the province regarding expanded testing for COVID-19 in Ontario.

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Summer School programs for students in grades 6-12

Posted June 1, 2020

The Upper Grand District School Board has announced a range of Summer School programs and opportunities available to students in grades 6-12 this summer.

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Flying the Pride flag in the UGDSB

Posted May 29, 2020

For more information about why we fly the Pride flag in June, visit the UGDSB website.

Rainbow Day!

Posted May 29, 2020

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June is nationally recognized as Pride month, and throughout this month the Pride rainbow flag will be flown at the Upper Grand board office, our school, and other schools as well. Our Virtual Spirit Day for Monday, June 1st is RAINBOWS!
JMC students and staff are invited to dress in …

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