News & Announcements
Daily School Absence Report
The UGDSB is reporting daily on school absence rates, allowing us to monitor absenteeism rates and transparently share this information with the public. To view the dashboard, click here.
Parents/Guardians invited to free webinar: Post-pandemic Mental HealthParents/guardians are invited to join a free webinar in November on post-pandemic mental health. Join Kevin Cameron as he shares information and strategies relating to post-pandemic mental health for adults and children. A survey by CMHA Ontario showed that nearly half (48 per cent) of Ontarians say their mental health has worsened ...
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Download school ventilation reports from the UGDSB websiteThe Upper Grand District School Board continues to make board and school-based ventilation reports available in the 2022-23 school year. The board report and each school report is available for download on the UGDSB website at www.ugdsb.ca/ventilationreport. To access a specific school report: Download the full report (Microsoft Excel document) ...
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Help the UGDSB make positive change – Complete the Student Census today!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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Wellness Works: Welcome Back!
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.
September Newsletter 2022Message From The School Welcome back to Kortright Hills Public School! We are excited to see everyone again and looking forward to getting to know new students who are joining us this year. Ongoing and open communication between home and school is very ...
New School and Child Care Screening Tool is available online
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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First Day Information for Parents/Guardians-September 6th 2022We are excited to see all of our new and returning students next Tuesday, September 6th! Our staff has been working hard over the last two weeks to ensure a great start. Please see below for important for the first day of school: The ...
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Reminder for parents/guardians: Student Accident InsuranceParents 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 care or employer group insurance plans. The Upper Grand District School board is empowered under The Education ...
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Back to School! Information for students and families
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
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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Run to be a school board trustee!
As the next municipal elections approach on October 24, 2022, the Upper Grand District School Board is seeking nominations for school board trustees for the 2022-2023 school year. School Board Trustees have a big impact on shaping the education system for Upper Grand students. The UGDSB is looking for individuals who can ‘re-engage, re-fresh, and re-imagine’ the best education system for the students in our community.