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: 

Information from the Callout Message Regarding the Parent Survey (August 11, 2020)

Posted August 11, 2020

Hello Everyone!

This is a call from Mr. Dickieson, principal at Maryborough PS. I hope you and your family are doing well and have been enjoying the beautiful weather we have experienced so far this summer.

This message is a friendly reminder for families to please check the school ...

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Letter from the Director on reopening schools (August 10, 2020)

Posted August 10, 2020

A letter from the UGDSB Director of Education, Martha Rogers, on the reopening of schools in September.

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Reopening of Schools – Information (August 10th, 2020)

Posted August 10, 2020

Hello Maryborough PS Parents, This post is an overview of where to locate current information on the Reopening of Schools. Over the coming weeks, additional information will be shared with families on our school website regarding specific routines at Maryborough PS. 1) The UGDSB has created a web page with information regarding ...

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Reopening Schools: Parent Guide and Pre-Registration survey released

Posted August 6, 2020

The school board has released a Parent Guide with information about the reopening of schools in September, and a Pre-Registration Survey for all UGDSB families. All students must pre-register for school by the August 14, 2020, deadline.

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Letter from the Minister of Education (July 30, 2020)

Posted July 30, 2020

The Minister of Education, Stephen Lecce, has written a letter to all Ontario parents/guardians regarding the province’s announcement on the reopening of schools in September.

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UGDSB seeking applicants for Police Presence in Schools Task Force

Posted July 30, 2020

During the June 23 Board Meeting, the Board of Trustees created a motion to create a Police Presence in Schools Task Force. As part of this task force, the UGDSB is seeking applications from community members and/or individuals.

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IMPORTANT: Parents and students asked to complete survey by July 10

Posted June 30, 2020

The Upper Grand District School Board is asking all parents/guardians (K-12) and students in grades 7-12 to complete a survey regarding the fall restart of school. ​

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Letter from the Director to parents/guardians and students (June 26, 2020)

Posted June 26, 2020

A letter to UGDSB parents/guardians and students as the 2019-2020 school year comes to a close.

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End of the Year Message (June 26, 2020)

Posted June 26, 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians, The 2019-2020 school year has definitely been unlike any we’ve experienced before, and it will be one we remember for years to come! First of all, I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you for welcoming me into the Maryborough School community. I am so ...

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Feedback welcome on draft board Policy 303 – Naming of Schools and Board Facilities

Posted June 24, 2020

The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public input on draft Policy 303 – Naming of Schools and Board Facilities.

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UGDSB Gifted screening in fall 2020 postponed

Posted June 23, 2020

Please note that CCAT screening for grade 3 students in the fall of 2020 will be postponed until 2021.

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Distribution of Report Cards & Returning School Items (June 2020)

Posted June 20, 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians, This is a message to share information about the distribution of report cards, along with the opportunity to return any remaining school items (i.e., library books, home reading books, technology, etc.). Dates: Tuesday, June 23rd - Between 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm, one parent/guardian per family ...

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Talking About Racism – Survey & Google Meet Opportunities

Posted June 20, 2020

Dear Parents, Guardians and Caregivers The Upper Grand District School Board is committed to disrupting and addressing  systemic racism and oppression in all of its forms.  We are committed to making  sure the work we do is fully transparent and ...

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Talking About Mental Health: Uncertainty, self care and community

Posted June 19, 2020

In the June 2020 edition of Talking About Mental Health, we discuss tolerating uncertainty, supporting anxious kids, self care and compassion, and community connections.

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Summer supports available for students with mental health needs, special education needs

Posted June 19, 2020

The UGDSB is providing a number of supports for students and families throughout the summer of 2020, including mental health supports, supports for students with Autism and transition supports for students with complex special education needs or mental health needs.

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Taking action in anti-racism and anti-oppression work

Posted June 9, 2020

As an educational community we have a responsibility to identify and describe racism and oppression and then work to dismantle it. 

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