News & Announcements

LABOUR: Upcoming strike dates and school closures in the UGDSB

Due to provincial strike action, Upper Grand DSB schools will be closed to students on the following dates (unless the strikes are averted):

  • Friday February 21 (elementary and secondary schools)

UPDATES: Please continue to check the board website for updates at www.ugdsb.ca/labour.

Job action and labour updates: Information for parents/guardians 

Posted October 3, 2019

Parents/guardians are encouraged to visit www.ugdsb.ca/labour for on-going updates from the school board regarding provincial job action. 

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Terry Fox Day – September 26

Posted September 23, 2019

Thursday, September 26 is our Terry Fox Day at Ken Danby PS.  We will have a kick-off assembly in the gym at 1:30 followed by the whole school participating in the run/walk.   Please bring your donations in to support the Canadian Cancer Society.  Our school goal is to raise $4000.00.  ...

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Adult Crossing Guard Recruiting

Posted September 9, 2019

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Welcome Back September 2019!

Posted August 30, 2019

Welcome to the 2019-20 School Year! The staff is very excited for a new year of learning with our students and community.  We extend a special welcome to our new Kindergarten students who begin their academic careers this year.  We wish them plenty of success and enjoyment here at ...

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Public Health September 2019 Newsletter

Posted August 27, 2019

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What you need to know to register your child for school

Posted August 12, 2019

The 2019-2020 school year begins on September 3, which means it is almost time to register your child if you are new to the Upper Grand District School Board.

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Wishing all our Students, Parents and Community a Happy and Safe Summer. We will see you on Tuesday September 3.

Posted June 27, 2019

SUMMER CAMPS

Posted June 10, 2019

Summer Camps 2019

Annual BBQ & Carnival June 6th from 5-8pm

Posted May 31, 2019

SC BBQ June 2019

Posted May 31, 2019

Environmental June 2019

Flying the Flag Proudly for the month Of June!

Posted May 30, 2019

PrideDuring the entire month of June we will be proudly flying the rainbow flag at the front of our school as a symbol of our commitment to creating and upholding an inclusive, safe space for all students, families and community members. We believe ...

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International Languages Summer Program

Posted May 27, 2019

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School July 8th to 26th, 2019 • Monday to Friday • 9:30 am to 12:00 noon This summer, elementary students (currently in Junior Kindergarten to grade 7) have the opportunity for academic instruction in languages other than English and French.  Students may learn and/or maintain a language ...

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Registration for the Walking School Bus Pilot at Ken Danby PS start May 27th!

Posted May 22, 2019

Registration for the Walking School Bus Pilot at Ken Danby PS start May 27th! If you live in the walk zone, register your child today to participate in a FREE chaperoned walk to school for September 2019 – June 2020. Register here: http://forms.logiforms.com/formdata/user_forms/77015_9941229/364817/page1.html?cachebust=2120

DATE CHANGE: Special Olympics Track & Field Meet moved to Wednesday May 15

Posted May 12, 2019

Due to rain in the forecast, the Special Olympics Track & Field Meet has been postponed to Wednesday May 15, 2019.

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Posted May 6, 2019

Save The Date BBQ 2019

Talking about Mental Health

Posted April 30, 2019

May  6-10 is Child and Youth Mental Health and Well-being Week! Check out the link for more information:  MH Newsletter May 2019

Posted April 30, 2019

Environmental May 2019

DO YOU WANT TO GET PAID TO WALK YOUR CHILD TO SCHOOL? DO YOU ENJOY WORKING WITH CHILDREN?

Posted April 16, 2019

WALKING SCHOOL BUS (WSB) LEADER Part-time Employment 5-10 hours per week Morning or Afternoon Route or both $16.00 per hour We would like to invite anyone interested to apply to be a Walking School Bus Leader. A WSB is a way for students to get to and from school as a group with ...

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ARTS NIGHT THIS THURSDAY APRIL 18 FROM 6:15 TO 8:15

Posted April 15, 2019

Hello Families! Our Second Annual Arts Night is being held at Ken Danby Public School on Thursday, April 18th from 6:15pm – 8:15pm. Our evening is comprised of arts activities and student performances in the gymnasium. As advertised, attendance is optional. Primary students will be performing in the gymnasium at 6:30. Please ...

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Wednesday April 10th International Pink Day. Diamondbacks don’t forget to wear Pink tomorrow.

Posted April 9, 2019

What is the Day of Pink? April 10, 2019 marks the International Day of Pink. It is a day where communities across the country, and across the world, can unite in celebrating diversity and raising awareness to stop homophobia, transphobia, transmisogyny, and all forms of bullying. The International Day of Pink was started ...

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Posted April 2, 2019

Mental Health April 2019

Posted April 2, 2019

April Env

Staff Presentation of the 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report

Posted March 29, 2019

The 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on March 19, 2019. This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. It is necessary for staff to monitor the relevance of the Board’s work ...

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