News & Announcements
Bus Cancellation Information for 2020-21:
- If buses are cancelled in Division 1, elementary schools are open to students, secondary schools are closed.
- If buses are cancelled in Division 2, elementary schools are open to students, secondary schools are closed.
- If buses are cancelled in Division 3, elementary and secondary schools are closed to students.
- If buses are cancelled in Division 4, elementary and secondary schools (*including EDHS) are closed to students.
- Please visit www.stwdsts.ca for bus cancellations. STWDSTS posts bus cancellations by 6:30am each morning.
Information on COVID-19 and school operations:
The Minister of Education, Stephen Lecce, has written a letter to all Ontario parents/guardians regarding the province’s announcement on the reopening of schools in September.
During the June 23 Board Meeting, the Board of Trustees created a motion to create a Police Presence in Schools Task Force. As part of this task force, the UGDSB is seeking applications from community members and/or individuals.
The Upper Grand District School Board is asking all parents/guardians (K-12) and students in grades 7-12 to complete a survey regarding the fall restart of school.
A letter to UGDSB parents/guardians and students as the 2019-2020 school year comes to a close.
The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public input on draft Policy 303 – Naming of Schools and Board Facilities.
Please note that CCAT screening for grade 3 students in the fall of 2020 will be postponed until 2021.
In the June 2020 edition of Talking About Mental Health, we discuss tolerating uncertainty, supporting anxious kids, self care and compassion, and community connections.
The UGDSB is providing a number of supports for students and families throughout the summer of 2020, including mental health supports, supports for students with Autism and transition supports for students with complex special education needs or mental health needs.
As we move into the summer months we want to encourage students to consider safe options to obtain your community hours.
As an educational community we have a responsibility to identify and describe racism and oppression and then work to dismantle it.
The school board is in the process of ensuring we have the most up-to-date contact information for parents and families. Please check your child’s UGCloud email account this week.
Information from the province regarding expanded testing for COVID-19 in Ontario.
Attention Grade 8 Families!!Grad wear is now available to order!! All orders will be taken through School Cash Online as we cannot accept cash orders at this time. Please see the attached two documents for more information. All orders are due on Friday, June 5th in order to ...
The Upper Grand District School Board has announced a range of Summer School programs and opportunities available to students in grades 6-12 this summer.