News & Announcements
Jan. 2021 info, temporary online learning extended
- Click here for information on temporary online learning: Jan. 7 info, Jan. 13 info. During this period, child care centres will remain open and Before and/or After School Programs (BASP) will remain closed.
- UGDSB Kindergarten registration runs January 5-22, 2021 – Learn more
- Tech Support for Parents/Guardians
Virtual Parent Information Night Thursday, January 14, 2021 Visit our new student Welcome Page for information on registering at O.D.S.S.
The Canadian Mental Health Association of Waterloo Wellington, in recognition of Bell Let’s Talk is launching a new Wellness Works Program for secondary students.
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 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.
Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) has recently investigated a COVID-19 exposure in our school community. They have determined that this case does not create any risk to other staff, students, or the public beyond the general community risk.
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.
The Upper Grand DSB is providing secondary students with a final opportunity to change between in-person and remote school modes of learning.
Registration for new UGDSB Junior Kindergarten (JK) and Senior Kindergarten (SK) students for September 2021 will take place between January 5-22, 2021.