News & Announcements

Summer Mental Health Supports

Mental health supports are available to students over the summer. If your child or youth needs mental health support over the summer, please call and leave a voice mail at 519-822-4420 ext 588. We have Mental Health Clinicians available and voicemails will be checked regularly from July 2 to August 30. Please note that this is not a crisis line. Learn more on the board website. 


Letter from the Director on reopening schools (August 10, 2020)

Posted August 10, 2020

A letter from the UGDSB Director of Education, Martha Rogers, on the reopening of schools in September.

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Plan of Care updates – for students with medical issues

Posted February 14, 2020

We are updating our Plan of Care forms for students with medical conditions. If you have a students who has a Life Threatening Medical plan, please make sure we have the most up-to-date information in the office. There are specific plans for students with Asthma, Diabetes, Anaphylaxis, and/or Epilepsy as well as a general form to use for any other condition. There is also an annual renewal form if …

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Video Surveillance

Posted October 24, 2019

UGDSB Video Surveillance Policy 203

It is the policy of the Upper Grand District School Board to support the use of video surveillance cameras. Video surveillance can promote a secure environment while upholding the essential and legislated rights of privacy of individuals. Video surveillance is only one means by which the Board will ensure a safe and secure learning environment and enhance business operating efficiencies for administrative purposes.  For more …

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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!

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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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: [email protected],
  • 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.

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