News & Announcements
School Operations, Health and Safety Information
For important school operations and health and safety information, please use the links below:
UGDSB received funding from the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream (CVRIS)
The Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB) received funding from the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream (CVRIS) for various projects throughout the district.
The UGDSB is continuing its work on increasing touchless points in our classrooms and learning environments by installing door operators and/or water bottle filling stations. Upgrades began in the 2020-21 school year and will continue for the 2021-22 school year.
The UGDSB acknowledges the Government of Canada and Government of Ontario for this opportunity at these schools.
UGDSB Ventilation Report
The UGDSB is continuing its work optimizing air quality in classrooms and learning environments through improving ventilation and filtration. Upgrades to ventilation and filtration systems began in the 2020-21 school year and will continue for the 2021-22 school year.
The UGDSB has received funding from the Provincial Government and Federal Government to allow the board to continue its work in optimizing ventilation and air quality in UGDSB schools and meet the provincial requirements for ventilation measures in schools. The UGDSB is also making investments in schools to go above and beyond the provincial requirements, as another layer of the protective strategies the board is utilizing to keep UGDSB learning and working spaces safe for students and staff.
UGDSB policy currently under review, 205 – School Volunteers, has been further revised and released for public consultation. Please review the proposed changes and provide your feedback by January 14, 2022.
Schools of the UGDSB will be participating in Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week from November 22 to the 26th. Learn more about bullying and other resources.
UGDSB Policy 504 Equity and Inclusive Education is currently under review and feedback is welcome on the draft documents until November 25, 2021.
Kenilworth Public School is closed on Wednesday Sept. 8, 2021, due to power outages.
Reminder for parents/guardians: Student Accident Insurance
Parents and guardians are responsible for expenses related to student injuries on school premises or during school activities. Accidents can and do happen and the costs involved might not be fully covered by Provincial health ...