News & Announcements

Congratulation to the Class for 2019!

Posted October 10, 2019

We are busy preparing for the commencement exercises on Nov. 1st for our graduating class of 2019. We have sent invitations out but if you didn’t get one, and you are a grad from last year, please join us on Nov. 1st in the ODSS cafe. Grads are asked to arrive at 6:30 and the ceremony will begin at 7:00 p.m.

We are hoping to put together some photos/video of …

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Parent-Teacher Interviews are Thursday, October 10th

Posted October 1, 2019

Booking for Parent-Teacher Interviews on Thursday, October 10th, 2019 will be completed using an on-line booking system located at at http://www.ugdsb.on.ca/pti.

You must request your meeting time with your child’s teacher(s) before 8:00 am on October 10th.  Interview times are available in 7 minute intervals from 5:00 pm—8:00 pm and will be booked on-line on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you feel you will need more time, please contact …

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Creating a Culture of Privacy

Posted September 13, 2019

It is the responsibility of everyone to protect students’ personal and confidential information

 

All parents, guardian, and visitors to the school are reminded that the privacy of all our students must be maintained at all times.  We are ultimately responsible for the safety and security of our students and the security and confidentiality of our students’ personal information, including first and last names, images and any other identifying information.

 

Only …

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Community Service Hours

Posted May 3, 2019

Have you completed your 40 hours of Community Service?  These hours must be completed and handed in before you can graduate.  The form to record your hours and the Information Guide is here.  Grads should have their hours submitted no later than June 1st so we can consider you for Graduation awards!

Staff Presentation of the 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report

Posted March 29, 2019

The 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on March 19, 2019.

This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. It is necessary for staff to monitor the relevance of the Board’s work plan priorities. The LTAP review report also provides the status of the 5-year work plan priorities identified for 2018-2022.

Please …

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On Street Parking Map

Posted February 13, 2019

This map shows where you can park in the surrounding streets. If you need to drive to the school please consider parking on a street where on street parking is allowed and walking the rest of the way to the school. This will help reduce traffic congestion on the school site and immediately in front of the school. On Street Parking Map (PDF)

Smoke and Vape-Free School Environment

Posted December 21, 2018

The Upper Grand DSB provides a smoke and vape-free environment for its students, staff and others while on school Board property and at school events.  Under our policy, all forms of tobacco, and any processed form of tobacco that may be smoked, inhaled or chewed is included. Additionally, all forms of e-cigarettes are also covered under this policy.

 

Smudging is the tradition of using sacred smoke from sacred medicines (e.g., …

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Life-Threatening Allergies

Posted September 24, 2018

Life-Threatening Allergies

We have students in our school with potential life-threatening allergies (called anaphylaxis) to various foods and other materials. Anaphylaxis is a medical condition that can cause death within minutes.  In recent years, anaphylaxis has increased dramatically among students. Although this may not affect your child’s class(es) directly, we are letting you know so that you are aware that we aim to create an allergy …

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Reporting Student Absences

Posted August 23, 2017

You can let us know if your child missed school by:

  • telephone: 519-941-0491, ext. 258,
  • e-mail our attendance secretary: joanne.wilson@ugdsb.on.ca,
  • or send a note with your child on their first day back (note should be brought to the office)
Please let us know the date and times the child is excused (i.e. morning or all day) and the reason for the absence.