News & Announcements

Important information regarding reopening schools, COVID-19 and more

Please click the links below for information on reopening schools in fall 2020, COVID-19 and supports for students and families: 

School closures: Information for UGDSB families regarding COVID-19

Posted March 13, 2020

The province has ordered all publicly funded schools in Ontario to close for two weeks following March Break, in response to the emergence in Ontario of COVID-19. As a result, Upper Grand DSB schools will be closed from March 14 to April 5, 2020. 

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Please read: Information for UGDSB schools regarding international travel and COVID-19

Posted March 12, 2020

With March Break approaching, many families and staff have questions about international travel and precautions required upon returning from travel. A letter with travel advice from Public Health is posted on the UGDSB website.

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Adult Crossing Guard Site Reviews

Posted March 5, 2020

City staff will be conducting site reviews for the next few weeks all across the city.  Staff will be at some current adult crossing guard locations and at other locations where there has been a request for an adult guard. Site reviews are completed prior to scheduling a field study. All ...

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Family Skate

Posted January 27, 2020

Screen Shot 2020 01 27 At 2.05.39 PMFamily Skate Information:

Friday, February 7th

6:00 - 8:00 pm

Sleeman Center

$2.00 donation per skater

Raffle prize: $100 gift card to a store of your choice

**All ...

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Information for parents/guardians about coronavirus

Posted January 27, 2020

Information for UGDSB parents and guardians regarding coronavirus.

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Important letter regarding Term 1 Report Cards

Posted January 22, 2020

Please read for important information about the impact current provincial job action will have on elementary Term 1 report cards.

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Important information about the Transportation website during strikes

Posted January 20, 2020

Please read for important information about student transportation (busing) communication during a strike that results in the closure of schools to students. 

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NEW DATE: JK Registration & French Immersion On-Time Application Window

Posted January 10, 2020

The French Immersion on-time application deadline has been extended to Monday January 20, 2020, at 4 p.m.

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Field Trip Cancellations

Posted January 10, 2020

  Due to Provincial job action, unfortunately we have to cancel the following previously scheduled field trips: - River Run Center / January 15th / Grade 1 & 2 classes - River Run Center / January 22nd / Grade 3 & 4 classes Any monies previously collected will be refunded.  The status of future ...

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Donations Needed

Posted January 9, 2020

Dear John Galt Community, Our school’s Eco Club is very interested in creating an indoor garden in our library. We would like to educate our students about the benefits of growing plants. We would like to plant a variety of plant species to teach our students about the difference between food ...

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Kindergarten Registration begins January 7th, 2020.

Posted January 6, 2020

Registration for new UGDSB JK and SK students for September 2020 will take place at your child’s home school from January 7-17, 2020.

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Winter Concert

Posted December 6, 2019

  On Wednesday December 11th,  we will be performing our Winter Concert. Parents are welcome to come to our performance at 1:30 or at 6:30pm. All students from kindergarten to grade 5 (except Ms.Hostein’s class)  will be performing as well as the band and primary, ...

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This and That Swap Day

Posted November 27, 2019

Is your home filled with toys, books,  games, puzzles, crafts or accessories that your children no longer use?  Are they sitting in a corner somewhere looking for a new home? Please donate the items to our school’s “This and That Swap Day” (no stuffies please).

The event will ...

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Do you have a child starting JK or SK in September 2020?

Posted November 19, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is hosting four Kindergarten registration INFORMATION nights in November and December 2019.

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Mitten Drive

Posted November 11, 2019

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We are looking for mittens to be donated to the office for student use.

Any help with this would be greatly appreciated!

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