News & Announcements
Information about remote learning, COVID-19 updates
- COVID-19 vaccinations: Students ages 12 and up can pre-register for the vaccine. Check out the schedule for upcoming vaccination clinics
- COVID-19 Reporting: Cases in schools
- Parent Tech Help: https://sites.google.com/ugcloud.ca/parenthelp/
- Online Student Report Cards: Instructions for parents/guardians setting up their online account
This policy states that the Upper Grand District School Board acknowledges that Indigenous Peoples are distinct from other equity seeking groups in that they are self-determining nations with inherent rights, laws, and institutions. Indigenous rights are distinct. It is the goal of the UGDSB to ensure that Indigenous staff and students are not deprived of their rights, and are provided with a learning and working environment that is free from racism and discrimination of any kind.
There is in-school face to face and online e-learning courses available. To sign up for face to face in school courses you would pick courses in My Blueprint under continuing education and then Dufferin Summer School. If you are interested in online e-learning, you would need to explore the courses on this website, then email a guidance counsellor the course you are wanting to take and we will register …
Please note that the Upper Grand District School Board remote learning program for the 2021-22 school year will NOT be a “hybrid model.” Students who register for remote school will be placed in the standalone elementary or secondary remote schools, where classes/courses are staffed by dedicated remote learning teachers.
Program for Indigenous families in the UGDSB: Anishinaabemowin Nanda-gikendan “Seeking to Learn the Language”
A new weekend program for Indigenous families begins this September. Anishinaabemowin Nanda-gikendan – “Seeking to Learn the Language” – will run on Saturdays from 9-11:30am, from Sept. 18, 2021, to May 28, 2022.
All UGDSB Grade 8 and high school students are invited to fill out an informal survey to indicate their interest in attending the Secondary Remote School for the 2021-22 school year. The survey closes on May 17. Please note that this informal survey is not registration.
May 6, 2021
The Upper Grand District School Board is looking forward to welcoming students back in September 2021. We are currently working on plans for next school year, and once those plans are finalized we will share the information widely with our students and families.
The UGDSB will offer a remote learning option for both elementary and secondary students in the 2021-22 school year.
In the coming weeks, the UGDSB …
This May, the Upper Grand District School Board is looking at autonomy as our Umbrella Skill. Autonomy is our ability to make decisions and have a say in the direction of our lives.
At the Board Meeting held on April 27, 2021, trustees approved draft school year calendars for the 2021-2022 school year for elementary and secondary schools in the Upper Grand DSB. The draft calendars will now be submitted to the Ministry of Education for final approval.
Every year ODSS holds annual Identification, Placement and Review Committee (IPRC) school-level reviews. The annual IPRC review is to ensure that both your child’s identification (e.g. LD or Gifted) and placement (regular class or special class placement) continues to support the needs of your child. These review meetings are only scheduled for parents/guardians of students with IPRC’s. To book your virtual review meeting this year please complete the Google …
Information for families regarding the resumption of remote learning on April 19, including information for students in specialized DD class placements.