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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: 

Community Involvement Hours information for grade 8 and high school students

Posted June 10, 2020

As we move into the summer months we want to encourage students to consider safe options to obtain your community hours.

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Parenting in a Pandemic

Posted June 10, 2020

These attachments were created by Guelph ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) Coalition. ACEs Coalition Parenting In A Pandemic Bingo ACEs Coalition Parenting In A Pandemic Resource

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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Updating parent/guardian contact information

Posted June 8, 2020

The school board is in the process of ensuring we have the most up-to-date contact information for parents and families. Please check your child’s UGCloud email account this week.

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Google Training Sessions for Parents

Posted June 6, 2020

  Please see the attached PDF for information on upcoming sessions for google training for parents. Sessions begin June 10 and are FREE. Training For Google Classroom And Google Meet For Parents    

Update to families regarding expanded provincial COVID-19 testing

Posted June 3, 2020

Information from the province regarding expanded testing for COVID-19 in Ontario.

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Summer School programs for students in grades 6-12

Posted June 1, 2020

The Upper Grand District School Board has announced a range of Summer School programs and opportunities available to students in grades 6-12 this summer.

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June 3 Item Pickup Day Info

Posted May 29, 2020

Coming to pick up your child's belongings on June 3? Take a moment to watch this video, and check out the pics of the lost and found. Our hope is that this will make the day run more smoothly. https://youtu.be/aOr_Q9KWO10 Lost And Found Pics Remember: Pickup Times – Please arrive at the time listed ...

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Flying the Pride flag in the UGDSB

Posted May 29, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VIQDygCIq0 For more information about why we fly the Pride flag in June, visit the UGDSB website.

School Immunization Update from Public Health

Posted May 28, 2020

As the province of Ontario has announced extended school closures in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, school-based vaccine programs were also suspended. The health of your children is very important. At this time, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is developing a plan for how to get children in grade 7 the ...

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A message from LunchBox

Posted May 28, 2020

"We hope you are well and taking care. With this week’s announcement confirming the school closures for the balance of the school year, we wanted to reach out to touch base on next steps. This week, we will finalize the cancellations for the deliveries and orders placed for June 1 onwards. ...

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STUDENT ITEM PICKUP INSTRUCTIONS

Posted May 25, 2020

STUDENT ITEM PICKUP INSTRUCTIONS   We have been given permission to allow parents/guardians into the school to pick up their child(ren)’s belongings. Normally, this would be a straightforward process; however, special measures have been put in place to help keep our community safe.  This plan was developed with consideration of board requirements ...

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School Council Minutes (May 2020)

Posted May 21, 2020

School Council Minutes (May 2020)

Update on retrieving student belongings in schools

Posted May 20, 2020

In light of the Ministry of Education’s announcement that schools will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, the UGDSB is putting plans in place for families and students to ...

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Letter from the Minister of Education (May 19, 2020)

Posted May 19, 2020

Parents/guardians are invited to read a letter from the Minister of Education, following the announcement from the province that schools will not reopen this school year.

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