News & Announcements

Report Card and ConnectED for Parents

Parents and guardians will need to create an account with the Upper Grand before they can download their child’s report card. To create a Parent Portal account, please visit this page and click on the link for your child’s school.

Parents/guardians can create their account provided they have an email on record with the school. Once your account is activated, you will see each of your children listed. Elementary report cards will be available for downloading beginning on June 23rd. Secondary report cards will be available for downloading beginning the week of July 5th

Please visit our support page for instructions https://sites.google.com/ugcloud.ca/parenthelp/report-cards-parent-portal

UGDSB received funding from the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream (CVRIS)

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The Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB) received funding from the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream (CVRIS) for various projects throughout the district.

The UGDSB acknowledges the Government of Canada and Government of Ontario for this opportunity at the following schools: Alma PS, Central PS, Centre Peel PS, College Heights SS, Gateway Drive PS, John McCrae PS, June Avenue PS, Ken Danby PS, Maryborough PS, Norwell DSS, Parkinson Centennial PS, Princess Elizabeth PS, Priory Park PS, Ross R MacKay PS, Salem PS, Sir Isaac Brock PS, Victoria Cross PS, Victory PS, Westwood PS and Willow Road PS.

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Board News: End of the year information (June 2021)

Posted June 16, 2021

As we approach the end of the school year, we would like to say thank you to all our students, families and staff for their hard work and understanding throughout the year. The purpose of this letter is to provide you with information about the last few weeks of school. 

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Raising Funds for a Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle for a SIB Knight!

Posted June 15, 2021

SIB Kinghts we need your help! A family in our school community is seeking to raise funds to purchase a wheelchair accessible vehicle for their daughter. This vehicle would allow a fellow SIB Knight and her family to live their daily lives without the risk of injury to both ...

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Report Cards will be Online this June + More SIB News: June 15

Posted June 15, 2021

Dear SIB families,  It is the middle of June already! Here are this week’s SIB announcements and reminders: #1 Report Cards for Term 2 will be distributed electronically this year: Due to COVID-19, the Upper Grand District School Board is preparing to make student report cards ...

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School Council Meeting Minutes from May now available

Posted June 11, 2021

Click the link to access the minutes from the May School Council meeting. SIB PC MAY Meeting Minutes

WDG Public Health to host Parent Information Session on COVID-19 vaccines

Posted June 10, 2021

On June 14, 2021, at 7pm, Dr. Matthew Tenenbaum, the Associate Medical Officer of Health for Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health, will be offering a presentation for youth and their parents/caregivers to learn more about WDGPH’s COVID-19 vaccination program and answer parent questions. 

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UGDSB celebrates National Indigenous History Month

Posted June 9, 2021

June is National Indigenous History Month, a month where we celebrate and recognize histories, contributions and diversity of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples in Canada. 

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Supports for staff and students following horrific violence targeting Muslim community

Posted June 8, 2021

The Upper Grand District School Board would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the Muslim community following the horrific violence in London, Ontario, which killed four family members and sent another family member to hospital with serious injuries. Officials are reporting that this is an apparent hate crime and that the victims were targeted because of their Muslim faith. 

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SIB Remains Remote + More Important Reminders June 7th

Posted June 7, 2021

Dear SIB families,  WOW it is hot, so keep staying cool Knights! Here are this week’s SIB announcements and reminders:  #1 SIB Classes will remain in Remote Learning for the remainder of this school year: On June 2, 2021, the provincial government announced that ...

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UGDSB launching online report card system

Posted June 7, 2021

Due to COVID-19, the Upper Grand District School Board is preparing to make student report cards available online for parents/guardians this spring. Keep reading for important dates coming up.

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Province announces that Ontario schools will remain in remote learning this school year

Posted June 2, 2021

On June 2, 2021, the provincial government announced that Ontario schools will remain in remote learning for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year. This means that all UGDSB students will continue learning remotely for the rest of this school year, with the exception of those students currently attending specialized class placements in person.

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June 5th is World Environment Day!

Posted June 1, 2021

Protecting the planer is everyone’s responsibility Celebrate World Environment Day on June 5th 2021 http://worldenvironmentday.global/en  A Platform for Action- World Environment Day is the United Nations’ most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment and is widely celebrated in over 100 countries. This year’s theme – ...

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Pride Flag Flown at SIB

Posted June 1, 2021

Pride Flag June is PRIDE month and SIB supports the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. Flying the Pride flag is just one of many ways to show our support. "The UGDSB believes that our schools are safe and inclusive spaces for everyone. Everyone has the right to be ...

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This week @ SIB – June 1st

Posted June 1, 2021

Dear SIB families,  Welcome to JUNE! A reminder that this Friday is a PA Day so there will be no class for students online or in person. Here are this week’s SIB announcements and reminders:  #1 SIB’s Canadian flag has been lowered in honour of 215 ...

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We include all awesome humans – UGDSB Kicks off Pride Month celebrations

Posted May 31, 2021

Throughout the month of June, the Upper Grand District School Board will be celebrating Pride Month at the board and school levels and as a community.

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UGDSB flags to be lowered in honour of 215 children whose lives were taken at former residential school

Posted May 30, 2021

From May 31 to June 7, the Upper Grand District School Board will lower all flags at school and office buildings, where possible, to honour the 215 children whose lives were taken at a former residential school in Kamloops, B.C.

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SAFE KIDS WEEK

Posted May 28, 2021

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#UGUmbrella – This June we are looking at Mastery

Posted May 27, 2021

We’ve almost completed our first year of exploring a different Umbrella Skill each month. This June, we will be looking at Mastery as our final Umbrella Skill for the 2020-2021 school year.

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ALL STUDENTS AGED 12+ are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine

Posted May 26, 2021

Hello Parents and Guardians, As you may be aware, all students aged 12+ and their families are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine through Public Health.  Attached to this message you will find instructions on how to pre-register and then get an appointment for a vaccine.  Please read and ...

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UGDSB approves new Indigenous Education policy

Posted May 26, 2021

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.

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New Principal Announcement at SIB

Posted May 26, 2021

May 26, 2021 Dear SIB Families: At the UGDSB’s Board meeting on Tuesday night, it was announced that I will be taking a leave of absence starting this summer.  The new Principal for the 2021/22 school year at SIB will be Mr. Steve Viveiros. Currently ...

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