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Video surveillance on school property

Posted October 3, 2022

Every fall, we notify our community that our video cameras remain active. All schools within the Upper Grand have security cameras.

The purpose of this video surveillance is to increase security and safety at school. The video footage is only used to investigate issues that occur within or around the school. The viewing of the …

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Student census open until Oct. 9

Posted September 29, 2022

The UGDSB student census is still open!

See information here:

Note: If you need a new login link for the census, you can have one emailed to you by following the instructions on the Census website.

Annual Safety Drills

Posted September 28, 2022

School Emergency Response Training and Annual Drills

The safety and well-being of our students is our highest priority.

Each year our school must conduct drills to ensure staff and students are prepared in the event of a real emergency.

The following number of drills are required each school year:

Three (3) fire drills in the fall and …

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Open House Sept 29

Posted September 22, 2022

Join us for our open house on September 29 from 5:00-7:00 PM. There will be a book fair set up in the library during this time, so feel free to pop by and check this out.

School Council Meeting Thursday

Posted September 21, 2022

Join us for our first school council meeting of the year. Thursday Sept 22 at 6:30 in the staff room.

Help the UGDSB make positive change – Complete the Student Census today!

Posted September 19, 2022

Everyone counts. Complete the Student Census today!

The “UGDSB Counts Student Census” launches today for all Upper Grand District School Board students in grades Kindergarten-12.

Participation in the Student Census will help the UGDSB make systemic changes that will create more equitable outcomes for all students.

The census is a confidential, voluntary survey for all students (K-12) …

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Wellness Works: Welcome Back!

Posted September 15, 2022

The Upper Grand District School Board is continuing with the Wellness Works monthly themes across all grades in the 2022-2023 school year.  For September we are once again bringing our collective focus to the theme of:  WELCOME, CONNECTION and BELONGING. 

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New School and Child Care Screening Tool is available online

Posted September 1, 2022

The Ministry of Health and the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health have provided a new “School and Child Care” screening tool. It is recommended that students/children and visitors continue to self-screen for illness every day before attending school or child care using this updated Screening Tool.

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Afternoon Noon Hour Supervisor Needed!

Posted August 31, 2022

NOON HOUR SUPERVISOR NEEDED! (John Galt Public School)Hello John Galt Community,

We hope everyone has had a wonderful summer!

We are looking for an afternoon lunch supervisor 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 Akyol

Plans of Care for Students with Medical Conditions!

Posted August 30, 2022

Life-Threatening Medical Conditions (Glenbrook Elementary School)Dear Parents/Guardians,

I hope this message finds you well and you are enjoying your summer!
Please see the link below for any additional forms you may need around Plan of Care for your child/ren for the 2022-2023 school year.
Thank you very much for your support in …

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Back to School! Information for students and families

Posted August 29, 2022

It’s back to school season! We are excited to welcome and welcome back all students and families to the Upper Grand. To help make the transition back to school smoother for our students and families, we are sharing a website with information about back to school.

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Reminder for parents/guardians: Student Accident Insurance

Posted August 26, 2022

SAI_SquareParents and guardians are responsible for expenses related to student injuries on school premises or during school activities. Accidents can and do happen and the costs involved might not be fully covered by Provincial health care or employer group insurance plans.

The Upper Grand District …

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Register your child for school on August 30

Posted August 23, 2022

On August 30, 2022 from 1 PM to 4 PM, registration will open online for parents and guardians to register their child to their home elementary school.

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Registration opens August 30

Posted August 18, 2022

Get ready for school!

As the new school year quickly approaches – and parents/guardians prepare backpacks and lunch bags – we want to ensure that all students living within the boundaries of the Upper Grand District School Board are registered to their appropriate school.

On August 30, 2022 from 1 PM to 4 PM, registration will …

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Run to be a school board trustee!

Posted July 25, 2022

As the next municipal elections approach on October 24, 2022, the Upper Grand District School Board is seeking nominations for school board trustees for the 2022-2023 school year. School Board Trustees have a big impact on shaping the education system for Upper Grand students. The UGDSB is looking for individuals who can ‘re-engage, re-fresh, and re-imagine’ the best education system for the students in our community.

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