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: 

Message from Students of UGDSB

Posted June 1, 2020

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. Click Here.

Summer Learning Program

Posted May 28, 2020

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Summer school offers a selection of new credits from Grade 9 to 12. Daily attendance is mandatory. Given current circumstances, these courses will be delivered virtually. Learners will require reliable, daily access to the internet and a computer or laptop.

Students cannot be registered in more than one summer school program in the …

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Congratulations, Dajung!

Posted May 22, 2020

Dajung YoonGrade 12 student, Dajung Yoon, of Norwell District Secondary School is a Schulich Scholarship recipient!  This prestigious award, valued at $80 000, is given to 100 students across Canada each year.  Dajung has been selected based on her academic excellence and leadership, her exceptional involvement in our school and community, her entrepreneurial spirit, her intention to …

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For Year Four Grade Twelves Only – Valedictorian

Posted May 21, 2020

Please check the Norwell Graduating Classroom in order to nominate and vote.    

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 retrieve their personal items from schools – lockers, desks and other areas.

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Letter from the Director of Education: Fall Commencement (May 20, 2020)

Posted May 20, 2020

Director of Education, Martha Rogers, has written a letter to the graduating class of 2020 and their parents/guardians to provide details about secondary schools’ plans for fall commencement. 

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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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All schools to remain closed for the rest of the 2019-20 school year

Posted May 19, 2020

The province has announced that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ontario schools will not reopen this school year. Distance learning will continue for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year.

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Letter from the Director of Education: Synchronous Learning (May 15, 2020)

Posted May 15, 2020

Upper Grand District School Board Director of Education, Martha Rogers, has written a letter to parents/guardians providing updated information on synchronous learning in the UGDSB.

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