News & Announcements

Mental Health Webinars

Posted October 29, 2020

Check out some mental health webinars being offered for parents in November here

Steps for Covid Symptoms from Public Health

Posted October 22, 2020

Please see the steps to take here from Public Health regarding what to do if your child has Covid symptoms (or what we do if they are at school). As always, please call the office if you have any questions about this.

Police Presence in Schools town hall and survey info

Posted October 19, 2020

Please read the following for information on the UGDSB’s Police Presence in Schools virtual town hall and survey.

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Halloween Costumes

Posted October 15, 2020

Dear OC families, In recent years, students have dressed up for Halloween and participated in a Dance -a-thon as well as various classroom based fun activities. Unfortunately, this year we cannot do some of these things. This year poses several additional challenges in that we cannot help students put on or ...

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Emergency drills during Covid

Posted October 14, 2020

Hello OC families. This year we will still be having our regular emergency drills including: 6 fire drills during the year 2 lockdown drills 1 severe weather drill 1 emergency evacuation drill However, during these drills, students and staff will be following Covid distancing protocol as per Ministry requirements. If an emergency ...

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Survey to request change between in-person and remote learning (Oct. 14-21)

Posted October 13, 2020

To request a change between in-person and remote learning, elementary parents/guardians must complete the Intent to Change Survey between October 14-21. The deadline to complete the survey is Oct. 21 at 4pm.

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Provide your input: Police presence in UGDSB schools

Posted October 9, 2020

This October, the Upper Grand District School Board is holding a town hall and survey, asking participants for their input regarding the presence of police in UGDSB schools.

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We’re recruiting for a crossing guard at Victoria Road N at Eastview Road

Posted October 6, 2020

A regular adult school crossing guard is needed for the crossing at the intersection of Vctoria Road North at Eastview Road . Shifts are 8:10-8:45 a.m. and 3:15-3:45 p.m. Monday to Friday (except holidays and P.D. days). Adult guards are paid for a full hour per shift. The hourly rate ...

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Support our Terry Fox Run

Posted October 4, 2020

On Friday October 9th we will be doing a modified Terry Fox run at school. Although we cannot do traditional donations this year, we are accepting online donations through the Terry Fox website: Make an online donation here Thanks for your support!     Terry  

UGDSB launches The Umbrella Project to support mental health and well-being

Posted September 29, 2020

At the Upper Grand District School Board, we value mentally healthy schools, classrooms and work sites. This year, in order to further help support the mental health and well-being of UGDSB students and staff, we are introducing The Umbrella Project to schools and offices.

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Covid symptoms at school

Posted September 23, 2020

Hello OC Families. Many parents have wondered "what if my child...." relating to Covid symptoms. Please read the Covid symptom flow chart provided by Public Health. We will be following this at school when students present with Covid symptoms. Please give us a call at the office if you have any ...

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Parent Information: Monitoring and Managing COVID-19

Posted September 18, 2020

The UGDSB would like to remind all parents that they have an important role to play in preventing COVID-19 in our schools.

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Reminder to parents: Please screen children every day before coming to school

Posted September 11, 2020

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health and the school board would like to remind all parents/guardians that they are to screen their children every day for COVID-19 symptoms, prior to coming to school.

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Letter to parents from Public Health – back to school

Posted September 3, 2020

A letter to parents/guardians from Dr. Nicola Mercer, Medical Officer of Health and CEO of Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health.

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