News & Announcements

ETFO Jan. 28 strike: All UGDSB elementary schools to close - UGDSB secondary schools will remain open

On Tuesday Jan. 28, all UGDSB ELEMENTARY schools will be closed to students due to the one-day ETFO strike, unless the strike is averted. Elementary schools will re-open to students on Jan. 29. All UGDSB SECONDARY schools will remain open to students on Jan. 28 and will operate as usual. Jan. 28 is an exam day in secondary schools; exams will continue as scheduled.

TRANSPORTATION: On Jan. 28, buses/student transportation for all UGDSB elementary students will be cancelled; transportation for UGDSB secondary students will run as normal.

COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOLS AND CHILD CARE: Community Use of Schools and third-party operated child care centres remain open during this labour action. Some Before and/or After School Programs may be operating and each operator will communicate directly with families.​

FEB 3-7 STRIKES: UGDSB elementary schools will be closed to students on Feb. 4 and Feb. 6, unless the ETFO strikes are averted. For additional details visit:

UPDATES: Please continue to check the board website for updates at

Syrup in the City @John McCrae

Posted March 8, 2019

Syrup In The City 3 (1) Please join us at John McCrae Public School for Syrup in the City. The event is on Saturday March 30th from 10am-1pm.  There will be demonstrations, a pancake breakfast, a birds of prey show, and the Bookmobile ...

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March Newsletter

Posted March 1, 2019

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Home Tip Sheet for Math

Posted February 28, 2019

Math Please see the link below for some suggested strategies to help your child with math at home. Math Bulletin Number Talks For Parents

Please Complete This Survey (if you can)!

Posted February 22, 2019

This winter, the UGDSB is conducting a system-wide survey, to help the board understand the demographic makeup, diversity and ongoing needs of our student population. We are asking for your assistance.

General info:

The sole purpose of this survey is to gain a better understanding ...

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February Newsletter is on-line!

Posted February 1, 2019


Parent Council Movie Night

Posted January 14, 2019

Storks Please join us in the gym on January 31 starting at 5:30 for the screening of Storks - 87 mins (  Food and drinks order forms will be coming home with students and it's also attached below if you need another one.  ...

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Term 2 Pizza & Milk Orders

Posted January 14, 2019

Pizza Milk   Please note that term 2 Parent Council pizza and milk order forms are available through Cash Online (  They are attached here if you need to print one off and there will be some made available in the office if you ...

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January Newsletter

Posted January 7, 2019

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Holiday Concerts

Posted December 17, 2018

Holiday Concert   Please join us in the gym on Tuesday Dec 18 to Friday Dec 21 this week starting at 11:oo am for our holiday concerts.  Please contact your child's teacher to find out when exactly they are performing.

Pajama Day – Friday Dec 7

Posted December 3, 2018

Dog Thank you everyone who donated to the Dance-a-thon.  Since we reached our goal you all get to wear your pajamas all day this Friday December 7th!

December Newsletter

Posted December 3, 2018

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Parent Teacher Interviews

Posted November 20, 2018

Please use the following link below to book your parent-teacher interviews.  They will be taking place on Thursday Nov 29 from 3:30-8:00 pm and Friday November 30 from 9:00- 3:00 pm.   Instructions for ONLINE booking:  (avail. from Nov. 20th at 4pm to Nov. 29th at 12:00pm)   1:  Visit: (direct link ...

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November Newsletter

Posted November 2, 2018

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Your Future, Your Choice

Posted October 29, 2018

Your Future, Your Choice - Career event on November 14th, 2018 On November 14th, 2018 the Career Education Council is hosting their annual education, career and community resources fair at Centennial CVI.  Everyone is welcome and UGDSB students and their families are encouraged to mark your calendars with plans to attend ...

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Canada Homestay

Posted October 24, 2018

Homestay is an integral part of the experience in studying abroad. The Upper Grand District School Board - International Student Program welcomes students from around the world to study in ten of our secondary schools and works closely with various homestay service providers through the year. We are very appreciative ...

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