School News

Let’s Talk About Racism

Posted June 19, 2020

Dear Parents, Guardians and Caregivers

The Upper Grand District School Board is committed to disrupting and addressing  systemic racism and oppression in all of its forms.  We are committed to making  sure the work we do is fully transparent and accountable to all Upper Grand students, staff, families, and stakeholders.

If you are a racialized student …

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Report Card and Other Items for Pick Up

Posted June 17, 2020

June 17, 2020

Dear Salem Families, 

Please read the letter below and don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or concerns. Please do not come to the school if; You have symptoms (fever, cough, runny nose, sore throat or shortness of breath), have travelled outside of Canada …

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Taking action in anti-racism and anti-oppression work

Posted June 9, 2020

As an educational community we have a responsibility to identify and describe racism and oppression and then work to dismantle it. 

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Updating parent/guardian contact information

Posted June 8, 2020

The school board is in the process of ensuring we have the most up-to-date contact information for parents and families. Please check your child’s UGCloud email account this week.

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Update to families regarding expanded provincial COVID-19 testing

Posted June 3, 2020

Information from the province regarding expanded testing for COVID-19 in Ontario.

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Summer School programs for students in grades 6-12

Posted June 1, 2020

The Upper Grand District School Board has announced a range of Summer School programs and opportunities available to students in grades 6-12 this summer.

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Check out the welcome video from Elora for our Grade 6 students.

Posted May 29, 2020

Elora Public School Welcomes the new grade 7’s! Take a look at the Virtual Tour we have created for you!  If you have any questions, please contact Mr.McQueen (Principal) or Mrs.Airdrie (Vice Principal) at [email protected]. We look forward to meeting you soon!

Link to Elora Slideshow Welcoming Grade 7

Flying the Pride flag in the UGDSB

Posted May 29, 2020

For more information about why we fly the Pride flag in June, visit the UGDSB website.

Retrieving Student Belongings

Posted May 25, 2020

Plans are in place to pick up student items from the school. Please read the attached letter for details.

Letter For Salem Families For Picking Up Items

Update on retrieving student belongings in schools

Posted May 20, 2020

In light of the Ministry of Education’s announcement that schools will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, the UGDSB is putting plans in place for families and students to retrieve their personal items …

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