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All Upper Grand DSB schools are closed

All Upper Grand DSB schools are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic until at least May 4, 2020. All UGDSB buildings and grounds are closed to the public. We will continue to share updates as we receive them. 

Important Information and Resources:

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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Principal’s Message -April 2, 2020

Posted April 2, 2020

Today is World Autism Awareness Day, a day to build understanding and acceptance of people living with Autism.  It is estimated that 1 in 66 children and youth in Canada have Autism. For more information please visit autismspeaks.org.  Teachers are wrapping up their phone calls today.  Thank ...

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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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Principal’s Message – April 1, 2020

Posted April 1, 2020

Happy Wednesday! Staff continue to work through their class lists, reaching out to our kiddos.  If you have tech and internet, please have your children login to UGCloud with their login and passwords.  Please note that all Google products, including Google Classroom, work better when using Google Chrome. ...

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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.

Reminder: All UGDSB playgrounds are closed

Posted March 28, 2020

A reminder to all members of our school communities that in alignment with municipal closures around COVID-19, all Upper Grand DSB schoolyard play structures are closed.

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Parents please read: Distance learning and staff reaching out to families

Posted March 27, 2020

A letter from the Director of Education has been posted to the board website (Friday March 27, 2020). The letter contains important information regarding the board’s distance learning plan and information about staff reaching out to families.

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March 26, 2020 – Principal’s Message

Posted March 26, 2020

Today we had our first virtual staff meeting and the staff want their students to know how much they miss them and look forward to being together with them again. A reminder that you can access the email directory for staff on our school website at ...

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Principal’s Message – March 25, 2020

Posted March 25, 2020

Good morning everyone.  As you know the Upper Grand and the Ministry have a number of online learning tools to support you.  These do not replace the instruction in a classroom, but they do give you some ideas to try. There are some fun activities to try. Information ...

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Principal’s Message – March 24, 2020

Posted March 24, 2020

Good morning.  The world continues to change at a rapid pace and we are all working hard to keep up.  Yesterday it was announced that we will not be going back to school on April 6th. I can’t say that this came as a surprise, as it is ...

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Letter to Parents from the Director: Continuity of Learning (March 23, 2020)

Posted March 23, 2020

Parents and guardians are asked to read the letter from the Director of Education, posted to the board website on March 23, 2020.

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