News & Announcements


KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION: Registration for new UGDSB Junior Kindergarten (JK) and Senior Kindergarten (SK) students for September 2023 begins on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 and closes on Friday, January 27, 2023 at 4:00 pm. Pre-register online at

DAILY SCHOOL ABSENCE REPORT: The UGDSB is reporting daily on school absence rates, allowing us to monitor absenteeism rates and transparently share this information with the public. To view the dashboard, click here

Registration for the 2023-2024 UGDSB Remote Program

Posted January 12, 2023

The Upper Grand District School Board is looking forward to continuing to offer the Erin Public School Remote Program for the 2023-2024 school year. This program is an option for elementary students only. While we believe that in-person learning best supports students, we recognize that some families may want their child to learn remotely, due to their unique circumstances. The decision families make about remote learning vs. in-person learning for 2023-2024 will be for the entire school year, as movement between learning modes during the school year can cause disruptions for students, families, and classrooms.

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Happy Tamil Heritage Month!

Posted January 11, 2023

Canadian politicians wish Tamil-Canadian community for Tamil ...January marks the beginning of Tamil Heritage Month in Canada, a time to reflect on the rich history, culture, resiliency, and strength of Tamil communities across the country. Canada is the proud home of one of the largest ...

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Our Best Wishes for Christmas, Kwanzaa and the New Year!

Posted December 21, 2022

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Wishes 2023 | WishesMsg   Big Dot of Happiness Happy Kwanzaa - African Heritage Holiday Party Circle Sticker Labels - 24 Count : Health & Personal CareMerry Christmas, Happy Kwanzaa, and a Happy ...

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Happy Hanukkah

Posted December 16, 2022

SVG CLIPART Happy Hanukkah Candle and Dreidel Cutting - Etsy Canada December 18th to December 26th is the celebration of Hanukkah.  Hanukkah is the Jewish eight-day, “festival of lights,” celebrated with a nightly menorah lighting, special prayers and fried foods. The menorah ...

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We are looking for a Noon Hour Supervisor!

Posted December 15, 2022

Hello John Galt Community, I hope this message finds you well. We are looking for an afternoon lunch/noon supervisor starting in January after our return from the winter break from 12:30-1:30 Monday-Friday. This is a 1 hour paid position. If you are interested, please email me at [email protected] Thanks very much in advance. Ibrahim ...

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Posted November 29, 2022

Hello Parents & Guardians, Our school board strongly recommends everyone to continue to follow public health’s preventative measures to reduce the spread of respiratory illnesses in schools and help keep children and youth healthy. Please see attached below the flyer with some preventative measures. Flyer For Families Health Measures Thank you very ...



Posted November 25, 2022

When Best Practices Aren't Best PracticesHello our John Galt Community, These are the best practices key protocols and messages to promote healthy learning environments. Screen daily prior to arriving at school/work for symptoms ...


Spirit Wear Orders

Posted November 21, 2022

Jaguar families, Spirit wear orders are open on school cash until November 28th. The ordering catalogue is linked below. Spiritwear    

Inclement weather procedures for UGDSB schools

Posted November 18, 2022

With winter weather here, now is a great time to review the Upper Grand District School Board’s procedures for Inclement Weather Days. Updated information has been posted on the UGDSB website outlining the different procedures for bus cancellations, school closures due to inclement weather, and more. LINK: UGDSB INCLEMENT WEATHER PROCEDURES **A reminder ...

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Upper Grand collaborates with organizations to provide tutoring supports

Posted November 9, 2022

The Upper Grand District School Board in association with The Grove, TVOLearn, Streams Community Hub, Tutor Bright, and Reading Rocks is providing students at both the elementary and secondary levels with additional tutoring support and resources. These additional support and resources were made possible through funding provided by the Ontario ...

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