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#UGUmbrella – Imagine what others may be going through, this December we look at Empathy

Posted November 30, 2020

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.

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Information regarding positive COVID-19 case

Posted November 27, 2020

Please read the following information regarding a positive COVID-19 case in our school community.

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Feedback welcome on board Policy 503 – Safe Schools

Posted November 25, 2020

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.

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Important changes on bus cancellation days and inclement weather days in the UGDSB

Posted November 20, 2020

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. 

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Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health letter to the community

Posted November 18, 2020

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. 

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Teacher Conferences

Posted November 13, 2020

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 …

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Letter from the Director: Elementary school staffing and organization

Posted November 11, 2020

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. 

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UGUmbrella: The quality of being thankful – this November we celebrate Gratitude

Posted November 2, 2020

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 …

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Spirit Day: Orange and Black – Thursday, October 29, 2020

Posted October 19, 2020

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 …

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Police Presence in Schools town hall and survey info

Posted October 19, 2020

Please read the following for information on the UGDSB’s Police Presence in Schools virtual town hall and survey.

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