News & Announcements

Sept 21st Updates for Terry Fox, Open House, Book Fair & Chocolate Fundraiser

Posted September 21, 2022

Our Terry Fox Event is on Friday!  Please remember to dress for the weather and to have a reusable bottle of water.  If you’d like to make donations, please click here to Google Classrooms.  Toonies for Terry can also be sent in on Friday.  Thanks for helping ...

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Reminder of Security Cameras

Posted September 20, 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 within the school. The video footage is only used to investigate issues that occur within or around the ...

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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 ...

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In support of the Terry Fox Foundation

Posted September 19, 2022

Thank you for supporting our school's efforts to raise awareness for cancer research and finding a cure. Please use this link to donate: https://schools.terryfox.ca/15022
   

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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School Council Meeting – Tuesday, September 13th

Posted September 6, 2022

School Council AGM | École St. John Paul II School Our first School Council meeting for the 2022-2023 school year will take place on Tuesday, September 13th at 6:30 pm in person at the school.  For those who would like to join virtually,  please use this link to ...

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Smoke and Vape-Free Environment

Posted September 6, 2022

The Upper Grand DSB provides a smoke and vape-free environment for its students, staff and others while on Board property, in accordance with the Smoke-Free Ontario Act and Board policy 208. This policy refers to all forms of tobacco, and any processed form of tobacco that may be smoked, inhaled ...

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Students with Life-Threatening Medical Conditions

Posted September 6, 2022

UGDSB Policy 518: Students with Life-Threatening Medical Conditions, outlines the roles and responsibilities for all in the educational community to support students with possible life-threatening medical conditions. The prevalent medical conditions covered under this policy are Asthma, Anaphylaxis, Diabetes and Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders. If your child has one of these, or ...

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First Day Procedures

Posted September 2, 2022

Staff will meet students outside (back of the school) by the appropriate signs (ie. Grade 3 area).  Once the bell has gone at 9 AM, teachers will call out names and take their new class into the school.  There will be many staff outside to help with any questions.  ...

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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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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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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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