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Video Surveillance

Posted June 11, 2018

Video Surveillance Camera Project Expansion   In its efforts to continually review and monitor the safety of our schools, the Upper Grand District School Board is expanding its Video Surveillance Project. Once the project is complete, all UGDSB schools will be equipped with video cameras.   Over the course of next year, all remaining ...

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Staff Presentation of the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report

Posted June 8, 2018

The Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) will be presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on June 12, 2018. Pin The meeting starts at 7 pm in the boardroom at the Guelph Board Office, 500 Victoria Road N, Guelph. The final ...

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June Newsletter

Posted June 2, 2018

    NOTES FROM MRS. MYER & MRS. ANDERSON June – where has the time gone!  We have had a busy year and there are plenty of events happening this month.  Please check the calendar on the website, your email and your child’s agenda to ...

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Thinking about Math…

Posted May 24, 2018

Math on the Go! Card Games to Develop Math Skills For All Ages   Are you looking to help your child to develop his or her math skills at home in a meaningful and engaging way, while spending quality family time together?  Why not try some card games!  Playing a card game can ...

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Posted May 24, 2018

Monthly Environmental Activities to help celebrate our planet June 5th is World Environment Day! It is vital to teach our children to respect and take care of the environment. Celebrate World Environment Day on June 5th 2018! http://worldenvironmentday.global/en  A Platform for Action- World Environment Day is the United Nations’ most important day for encouraging ...

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Posted May 24, 2018

Talking About Mental Health June 2018– Successfully Shifting from School to Summer The weather is getting warmer, days are getting longer and summer is just around the corner. It is an exciting time of the year but it can also be a struggle. There is often an increasing restlessness, distractability and ...

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EQAO

Posted May 24, 2018

A reminder that our Grade 3 & 6 students are writing EQAO starting today (May 24th) until Friday, June 1st.  Good luck boys and girls, you got this!!

May Newsletter

Posted May 2, 2018

May (1) Hopefully the month of May continues to bring us sunshine and warm weather and the rainy and icy April days are now behind us. Our Grade 3 and 6 students prepare to write EQAO this month.  This year our students will write ...

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John Galt and UGDSB WILL BE CELEBRATING THE ENVIRONMENT WITH WEEK LONG EARTH DAY ACTIVITIES

Posted April 21, 2018

John Galt students and staff and the Upper Grand District School Board are participating in a week’s worth of Earth Day activities. Monday will be dedicated to “EarthPLAY” and students and staff will be spending time outside. Tuesday is designated as “Trashless Tuesday.” Students and staff are bringing litterless lunches and ...

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System Closure

Posted April 16, 2018

April 16 2018 - Due to the inclement weather all schools and school buses in the Upper Grand District School Board are closed today!  Stay safe!!    

Long Term Accommodation Plan Final Report (Draft) – Public Meetings

Posted April 11, 2018

The Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) is going to be presented at 5 regional public meetings throughout the month of May. The draft report includes a list of proposed short (1-5 yrs.) and long (6-10 yrs.) accommodation priorities. The report does not include any recommended changes to school ...

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Release of the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft)

Posted April 6, 2018

Pin Board staff is presenting the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) and Phase 2 Public Engagement Plan at the Board’s Business Operations Committee meeting on April 10, 2018.  The meeting will be held at the Guelph Board Office located at 500 ...

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SCHOOL CASH ONLINE

Posted April 4, 2018

Paying for school related items (i.e., hot lunches) is about to get easier!!  Sign up for School Cash Online and be able to pay for school items from home!! To register, please go to the School Cash Online home page ugdsb.schoolcashonline.com and select “Get Started Today”. Watch for more information to ...

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April Newsletter

Posted April 4, 2018

APRIL NOTES FROM MRS. MYER & MRS. ANDERSON Please continue to check your email and our online school calendar regularly to stay on top of all the great things we have going on at school! With the spring weather comes mud and muck, please ...

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Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) – Update

Posted March 5, 2018

PinThe first phase of public engagement for the UGDSB Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) is complete.  Thank you to all who attended a workshop or provided input online. Your feedback will be shared in a report to trustees on March 20, 2018. One of ...

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