News & Announcements

All Upper Grand DSB schools are closed

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic all UGDSB schools will remain closed for the rest of the 2019-20 school year. All UGDSB buildings and grounds are closed to the public. Please click the links below for information on COVID-19 and distance learning. 

Morning Announcements – Thursday, April 23rd, 2020

Posted April 23, 2020

Hello PPS Today is Thursday, April 23rd, 2020.  Bonjour, aujourd’hui c’est jeudi, le 23 avril, 2020.   Happy first Distance Spirit Day - Wear School Colours - Red, White, and Black Day!  Share your Panda Pride by sending me pictures of you wearing your ...

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Morning Announcements – Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020

Posted April 22, 2020

Good morning!  Today is Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020.  Bonjour, aujourd’hui c’est mercredi, le 22 avril, 2020.  I am excited to announce a new parent website: Supporting Students with Special Education Needs.  There is so much great information on there for parents of students with ...

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Morning Announcements – Tuesday, April 21st, 2020

Posted April 21, 2020

Good morning everyone.  Today is Tuesday, April 21st, 2020.  Bonjour, aujourd’hui c’est mardi, le 21 avril, 2020.  I wanted to start by letting everyone know that this coming Thursday (April 23rd) we are going have our first Distance Spirit Day - wear your school ...

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April 24 PD Day is postponed

Posted April 20, 2020

In light of the provincial closure of schools and the transition to distance learning, the UGDSB has decided to postpone the April 24 PD Day to a later date.

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Morning Announcements – Monday, April 20th, 2020

Posted April 20, 2020

Morning Announcements - Monday, April 20th, 2020 Happy Monday Pandas.  Today is Monday, April 20th, 2020.  Bonjour, aujourd’hui c’est lundi, le 20 avril, 2020.  We hope you had a good weekend.  We wanted to send out a reminder to families who might need a hand ...

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UGDSB launches parent website for supporting students with special education needs

Posted April 17, 2020

The Upper Grand District School Board has launched a website for parents/guardians with resources and information to support students with special education needs. 

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Board Approves 2020 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report

Posted April 17, 2020

The 2020 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved at the Special Board Meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board on April 14, 2020. This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. It is necessary for staff to monitor ...

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Morning Announcements – Friday, April 17th, 2020

Posted April 17, 2020

Morning Announcements Good Morning!  Today is Friday, April 17th, 2020.  Bonjour!  Aujourd’hui c’est vendredi, le 17 avril, 2020.  Happy Friday!  Are you doing anything special this weekend to mark the weekend?  Send me your pictures PPS! We want to see what you and your family ...

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Morning Announcements – Thursday, April 16th, 2020

Posted April 16, 2020

Good Morning!  Today is Thursday, April 16th, 2020.  Bonjour!  Aujourd’hui c’est vendredi, le 16 avril, 2020.  Are you having trouble logging in or using Google Classroom?  UGDSB has set up a website to help answer these sorts of technical support problems for families.  It ...

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Wednesday April 15th, 2020 – Morning Announcements

Posted April 15, 2020

Good Morning!  Today is Wednesday, April 15th, 2020.  Bonjour!  Aujourd’hui c’est mercredi, le 15 avril, 2020.  I hope you were all able to get online yesterday to see the great assignments your teachers are posting.  Mrs. Baker and myself have been “popping in” to ...

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Update on Out of Area applications

Posted April 14, 2020

Due to the on-going school closures, we are asking that parents submit any outstanding Out of Area requests prior to the end of April.

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Tuesday, April 14th – Morning Announcements

Posted April 14, 2020

Tuesday, April 14th, 2020 - Morning Announcements Good Morning!  Today is Tuesday, April 14th, 2020.  Bonjour!  Aujourd’hui c’est mardi, le 14 avril, 2020.   How are you doing out there PPS?  Ready to crack into your Distance Learning for today?  I hope everyone had a ...

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Distance learning tech support for parents and students

Posted April 9, 2020

To assist our families with tech support related to distance learning, the Upper Grand District School Board has a Tech Help webpage for parents and students. 

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Letter to elementary students and parents: Learning at Home (April 6, 2020)

Posted April 6, 2020

Please read the attached letter for further information regarding Learning at Home, including important information about resources for students with special education needs, access to technology and printed materials and more.

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Letter to parents: UGDSB Learning at Home (April 3, 2020)

Posted April 3, 2020

A letter from the Director of Education regarding the board’s distance learning program is posted on the board website.

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Special Education, Equity and Learning at Home

Posted April 3, 2020

Preliminary information from the board on student access to devices and technology, SEA equipment, hands-on based learning ideas, and more.

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Notice of cancelled and postponed school events 

Posted April 1, 2020

Due to the extension of school closures in Ontario, the UGDSB has decided to cancel or postpone a number of school based events.

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Important letter from the Minister of Education to parents (March 31, 2020)

Posted April 1, 2020

Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has written an important letter for all Ontario parents and guardians, regarding the extension of school closures in Ontario and information on distance learning for students. 

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Ontario school closures extended until at least May

Posted March 31, 2020

On Tuesday March 31, 2020, the Premier of Ontario announced that in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all schools in Ontario will remain closed until at least May 1 for staff and May 4 for students. Premier Ford also said that the province is prepared to extend the school closures even further if required.

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IMPORTANT Information from School

Posted March 30, 2020

To request your child's password reset, please email the school. The school's email address can be found at the very top right corner of this webpage. Please be sure to include your child's full name as well as the name of their homeroom teacher.
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