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All schools to remain closed for the rest of the 2019-20 school year

Posted May 19, 2020

The province has announced that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ontario schools will not reopen this school year. Distance learning will continue for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year.

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Letter from the Director of Education: Synchronous Learning (May 15, 2020)

Posted May 15, 2020

Upper Grand District School Board Director of Education, Martha Rogers, has written a letter to parents/guardians providing updated information on synchronous learning in the UGDSB.

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Superhero Day! 

Posted May 15, 2020

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On Tuesday, May 19th, we will be celebrating our next Virtual School Spirit Day with Superhero Day!  JMC students and staff are invited to find creative and fun ways to celebrate their favourite Superhero!  Please note that this is a completely voluntary activity.  Parents can choose to send in a photo …

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Wacky Hair Day!

Posted May 8, 2020

496447On Monday, May 11th, we will be celebrating our next Virtual School Spirit Day with Wacky Hair Day!  JMC students and staff are encouraged to style their hair in wacky and unusual ways.  Parents can choose to send in a photo of their child celebrating …

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May 2020 Newsletter

Posted May 4, 2020

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Update regarding students’ belongings in schools

Posted May 1, 2020

Please note that in order to adhere to the provincial school closures order and Public Health protocols around physical distancing, access to our schools is restricted.

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Virtual School Spirit Days!

Posted May 1, 2020

A message from JMC staff about Virtual School Spirit Days:
Starting in May, JMC families and staff are invited to come together ‘virtually’ to share our school spirit.  Each week, we will hold a virtual school spirit day where staff and families are invited to participate in …

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Letter from the Minister of Education (April 28, 2020)

Posted April 28, 2020

Parents and guardians are invited to read a letter from the Minister of Education, sent April 28, 2020.

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Letter from the Director of Education (April 27, 2020)

Posted April 27, 2020

Parents/guardians are asked to please read a letter from the Director of Education regarding the extension of the school closures and information from the Ministry regarding final grades. 

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Schools to remain closed until at least May 31, 2020

Posted April 26, 2020

All publicly funded schools in Ontario will remain closed until at least May 31, 2020, as part of an effort to keep students, staff and families safe from COVID-19.

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Learning at Home: Setting students up for success

Posted April 24, 2020

To support families, the Upper Grand District School Board has put together some helpful tips for parents/guardians to set their child up for success.

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A message from John McCrae Staff – Ça va bien aller

Posted April 22, 2020

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April 24 PD Day is postponed

Posted April 20, 2020

In light of the provincial closure of schools and the transition to distance learning, the UGDSB has decided to postpone the April 24 PD Day to a later date.

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UGDSB launches parent website for supporting students with special education needs

Posted April 17, 2020

The Upper Grand District School Board has launched a website for parents/guardians with resources and information to support students with special education needs. 

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Board Approves 2020 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report

Posted April 17, 2020

The 2020 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved at the Special Board Meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board on April 14, 2020.

This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. It is necessary for staff to monitor the relevance of the …

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