On Tuesday Jan. 12, 2021, the provincial government announced new restrictions to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Ontario. As part of that announcement, information was shared that affects Ontario schools, and we would like to provide the details that have been announced so far to all Upper Grand DSB families.
The Upper Grand District School Board would like to inform all elementary school families that there will be no additional “intent to change learning modes” survey for elementary students. What this means is that there will not be another board-wide reorganization in elementary schools at this time.
The Upper Grand District School Board and Parent Involvement Committee are hosting virtual events for parents/guardians throughout the remainder of the school year.
The uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and the sense of added responsibility can be stressful. Please see this parent resource for coping strategies to deal with the stress and uncertainty.
Public health officials have instructed all schools within our region to continue online learning until at least Jan. 24, 2021.
Good afternoon, Montgomery Village families.
It is that time of year again – time to welcome new students to our school. If you have a child that will start Kindergarten in Sept. of 2021, please see the information about registration below. If you know of families in our area with Kindergarten-age children, please pass on …
It’s safe to say that we can often be our own worst critic and because of this, this January we are looking at self-compassion. Self-compassion is the care we offer ourselves when we make mistakes, embarrass ourselves, or come short of a goal we were hoping to achieve. It’s about being kind to yourself even when things don’t go as planned. Learn more about self-compassion on the UGDSB website.
Registration for new UGDSB Junior Kindergarten (JK) and Senior Kindergarten (SK) students for September 2021 will take place between January 5-22, 2021.
The following is an update on addressing the mass distribution of inappropriate emails from New Year’s Eve.
As communicated last week, the provincial government has directed schools in Ontario to move temporarily to remote learning following the winter break.
All UGDSB elementary and secondary students will begin the new year working remotely, with the exception of DD classes (please see below for further details).
UGDSB elementary schools will participate in remote learning from Jan. 4-8 …
As you know, the message from the Minister of Education is that elementary and secondary school students province-wide will participate in remote learning from January 4-8 (elementary) and January 4-22 (secondary). In-person instruction will not be permitted during this period.
However, school boards have been required to make provisions for in-person support for students with …
On Monday Dec. 21, the provincial government announced that schools in Ontario will move temporarily to remote learning following the winter break.
Following the announcement, the Ministry of Education confirmed to school boards that all elementary and secondary students will temporarily shift to remote learning starting on January 4, 2021.
UGDSB elementary schools will resume in-person …
December can be a difficult time for many of us and for many reasons. More than ever, now is the time reach out if you need support and to look out for friends and family who may need support.
Due to inclement weather and bus cancelations, our school is closed to students today. Our teaching staff will be moving to remote instruction today. Please check in on your Google Classroom to meet your teacher.
The Umbrella Project, founded by Dr. Jen Forristal, features monthly themes, activities and curriculum links to support students and staff as they focus on wellness.
Please read the following information regarding a positive COVID-19 case in our school community.
The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public feedback on board Policy 503 – Safe Schools. The deadline to provide feedback is January 19 at 4pm.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions and protocols, there are changes to bus cancellation and inclement weather days in the Upper Grand District School Board in the 2020-21 school year.
Dr. Mercer, Medical Officer of Health and CEO at Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has shared a letter with important information for the community regarding COVID-19.
Dear parents and guardians,
Each year, following Progress Reports, our teaching staff meet with families to discuss the progress of their children. This year, with COVID restrictions still in place, we will offer that opportunity in a different way.
Conferences will be held on Thursday, Nov. 26th in the evening and …
This letter is to provide all parents/guardians in the Upper Grand District School Board with information on changes required in our elementary schools following the survey that allowed students to switch between in-person and remote learning.
The theme for November is Gratitude. Gratitude is the quality of being thankful. It is an essential skill that helps us keep our focus on what we have, instead of what we do not have. This skill is especially important at a time when there are so many restrictions in place at school, home …
Dear Parents and Guardians;
With Halloween coming up we are getting questions about dressing up in costumes at school. This year, because of some challenges around COVID restrictions, we are asking students to dress in Orange and Black to get into the …