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Information about remote learning, COVID-19 updates

ALL UGDSB students have shifted to remote learning, effective Wed. April 7, including students in specialized DD class placements. The Spring Break scheduled for April 12-16 will continue as planned. For more information, please click here. 

Asymptomatic COVID-19 testing available to our school on April 18

Posted April 9, 2021

Asymptomatic COVID-19 testing is available for all students and their family members and staff from our school on April 18, 2021. 

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All UGDSB schools directed to shift to remote learning effective Wed. April 7

Posted April 5, 2021

The UGDSB has been notified by Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health that Public Health’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Nicola Mercer, will issue an Order, directing all schools within the WDG region to shift to remote learning effective Wednesday April 7, 2021.

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Grade 12 students at ODSS host fundraiser for Headwaters Health Care Centre through virtual auction

Posted March 31, 2021

Grade 12 students in the leadership class at Orangeville District Secondary School have started a fundraising effort to honour and support health-care employees at Headwaters Health Care Centre.

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#UGUmbrella – This April we are looking at Intrinsic Motivation

Posted March 30, 2021

April’s Umbrella Project theme is “Intrinsic Motivation.” For those who are unsure exactly what that means, intrinsic motivation is the act of doing something without an external reward.  

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Information about secondary graduation celebrations and prom

Posted March 26, 2021

A letter from the Director of Education to the graduating class of 2021 regarding graduation celebrations and prom.

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Recommended reading in Indigenous education and knowledge

Posted March 25, 2021

This year, Upper Grand DSB board and school staff groups have continued organizing and participating in book studies, focusing on furthering learning in anti-racism and anti-oppression. Here are some ideas for recommended reading in Indigenous education and knowledge.

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Policy feedback opportunity: Indigenous Education

Posted March 24, 2021

The following new draft policy has been released for public consultation, and feedback from the public is welcome on the draft documents: Policy 519 – Indigenous Education (First Nations, Métis, Inuit).

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Positive COVID-19 case in our school community (March 22, 2021)

Posted March 22, 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 students or the public beyond the general community risk.  No classes will be closed in this situation. 

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Information about positive COVID case in our school community (March 19, 2021)

Posted March 19, 2021

Please read the following letter from Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health regarding a positive COVID-19 case in our school community. WDGPH and the school are taking all necessary steps to prevent the further spread of the virus both in the school and in the community.

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Important update for graduating students: 2021 Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT)

Posted March 17, 2021

The Upper Grand District School Board would like to provide an update to secondary students and families regarding the 2021 Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT).

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