News

Information about a positive COVID-19 case (Sept. 8, 2021)

Posted September 8, 2021

Please see the following letter about a positive COVID-19 case in our school community. 

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UGDSB Ventilation Report

Posted September 2, 2021

The UGDSB is continuing its work optimizing air quality in classrooms and learning environments through improving ventilation and filtration. Upgrades to ventilation and filtration systems began in the 2020-21 school year and will continue for the 2021-22 school year.

The UGDSB has received funding from the Provincial Government and Federal Government to allow the board …

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Afternoon Lunch Supervisor Needed!

Posted August 30, 2021

Hello John Galt Community,

We are looking for an afternoon lunch supervisor. This is a 1 hour paid position. If you are interested, please email me at [email protected]

Thanks very much in advance.

 

Parent Reopening Guide – September 2021

Posted August 29, 2021

Jaguars Families – Please take some time to review the September 2021 Reopening Parent Guide. 

We look forward to seeing everyone soon!

 

 

 

School Supply Suggestions by Division

Posted August 26, 2021

Back to school: Must-have school supplies

Dear Parents/Guardians,

We hope you are keeping safe and enjoying your summer holidays!

As we get ready for our 2021-2022 school year, here are some suggestions for school supplies for students according to their division.

Student Supplies by Division Link

We look forward to seeing you …

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Registration Day

Posted August 26, 2021

Registration for any new students that have moved into the John Galt area over the summer is Tuesday, August 31 from 1:00 – 3:00pm.

Please fill out the registration forms – https://www.ugdsb.ca/schools/admission-registration/ and bring them with you to the school along with proof of address (utility bill or rent/lease agreement (driver’s license cannot be …

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Students with Life-Threatening Medical Conditions and Annual Plan of Care Renewal for 2021-2022 School Year!

Posted June 29, 2021

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

Please see the link below for any additional forms you may need around Plan of Care for your child/ren.
Thank you very much for your support in making sure we have the most updated information for the plan of care for our students …

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SCHOOL TECHNOLOGY RETURNS!

Posted June 29, 2021

Tech Return

Dear Parents/Guardians,

We hope this message finds you well.

We would like to say thank you for all your support throughout this school year.

This is an important reminder that Technology Returns are scheduled for Wednesday, June 30th from …

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2021 Long Term Accommodation Plan annual review report approved

Posted June 23, 2021

The 2021 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved at the Board Meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board on June 22, 2021.

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

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Policy feedback opportunity: School Volunteers, Educational Field Trips and Off-Site Activities

Posted June 23, 2021

The following UGDSB draft policies have been released for public consultation: Policy 205 School Volunteers, and Policy 508 Educational Field Trips and Off-Site Activities. The deadline to provide feedback is October 14, 2021, at 4pm.

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Board News: End of the year information (June 2021)

Posted June 16, 2021

As we approach the end of the school year, we would like to say thank you to all our students, families and staff for their hard work and understanding throughout the year. The purpose of this letter is to provide you with information about the last few weeks of school. 

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WDG Public Health to host Parent Information Session on COVID-19 vaccines

Posted June 10, 2021

On June 14, 2021, at 7pm, Dr. Matthew Tenenbaum, the Associate Medical Officer of Health for Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health, will be offering a presentation for youth and their parents/caregivers to learn more about WDGPH’s COVID-19 vaccination program and answer parent questions. 

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UGDSB celebrates National Indigenous History Month

Posted June 9, 2021

June is National Indigenous History Month, a month where we celebrate and recognize histories, contributions and diversity of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples in Canada. 

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Supports for staff and students following horrific violence targeting Muslim community

Posted June 8, 2021

The Upper Grand District School Board would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the Muslim community following the horrific violence in London, Ontario, which killed four family members and sent another family member to hospital with serious injuries. Officials are reporting that this is an apparent hate crime and that the victims were targeted because of their Muslim faith. 

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UGDSB launching online report card system

Posted June 7, 2021

Due to COVID-19, the Upper Grand District School Board is preparing to make student report cards available online for parents/guardians this spring. Keep reading for important dates coming up.

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