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Letter from the Director on reopening schools (August 10, 2020)

Posted August 10, 2020

A letter from the UGDSB Director of Education, Martha Rogers, on the reopening of schools in September.

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Reopening Schools: Parent Guide and Pre-Registration survey released

Posted August 6, 2020

The school board has released a Parent Guide with information about the reopening of schools in September, and a Pre-Registration Survey for all UGDSB families. All students must pre-register for school by the August 14, 2020, deadline.

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Letter from the Minister of Education (July 30, 2020)

Posted July 30, 2020

The Minister of Education, Stephen Lecce, has written a letter to all Ontario parents/guardians regarding the province’s announcement on the reopening of schools in September.

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UGDSB seeking applicants for Police Presence in Schools Task Force

Posted July 30, 2020

During the June 23 Board Meeting, the Board of Trustees created a motion to create a Police Presence in Schools Task Force. As part of this task force, the UGDSB is seeking applications from community members and/or individuals.

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IMPORTANT: Parents and students asked to complete survey by July 10

Posted June 30, 2020

The Upper Grand District School Board is asking all parents/guardians (K-12) and students in grades 7-12 to complete a survey regarding the fall restart of school. ​

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Letter from the Director to parents/guardians and students (June 26, 2020)

Posted June 26, 2020

A letter to UGDSB parents/guardians and students as the 2019-2020 school year comes to a close.

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A Year End Message For All SIB Students and Families

Posted June 25, 2020

Dear SIB students and families,

I believe it is accurate to state that this school year has been unlike any other! The events that have unfolded around the world in the last few months have impacted us all individually and our school community as a whole. Saying that, I am optimistic …

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Feedback welcome on draft board Policy 303 – Naming of Schools and Board Facilities

Posted June 24, 2020

The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public input on draft Policy 303 – Naming of Schools and Board Facilities.

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CONGRATULATIONS GRADE 8 GRADS!

Posted June 23, 2020

We Are So Proud of You All! All the best in the future!

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Take a Tech Break and Use the Summer Choice Board!

Posted June 23, 2020

Check out this link for some fun Summer Learning activities. Suitable for all ages:

Summer Choice Board Learn At Home 2020

UGDSB Gifted screening in fall 2020 postponed

Posted June 23, 2020

Please note that CCAT screening for grade 3 students in the fall of 2020 will be postponed until 2021.

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Starting Grade 9 at Centennial in the Fall?

Posted June 22, 2020

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Talking About Mental Health: Uncertainty, self care and community

Posted June 19, 2020

In the June 2020 edition of Talking About Mental Health, we discuss tolerating uncertainty, supporting anxious kids, self care and compassion, and community connections.

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Let’s Talk About Racism – Googlemeet June 24th

Posted June 19, 2020

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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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Summer supports available for students with mental health needs, special education needs

Posted June 19, 2020

The UGDSB is providing a number of supports for students and families throughout the summer of 2020, including mental health supports, supports for students with Autism and transition supports for students with complex special education needs or mental health needs.

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Report Cards, Gr 8 Info, Staff Announcements + More

Posted June 17, 2020

Dear SIB families, 

We hope this email finds you all well. There are a few important announcements as we get closer to the end of June. Also, a reminder to keep checking our website at https://www.ugdsb.ca/sibps/ for updates.

Staff changes for September 2020. Sadly, there will be …

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A special letter to Graduating Gr 8 Students and their families

Posted June 16, 2020

Best Wishes Cards For Graduation

Dear Grade 8 students and parents,

We understand that this has been a challenging year for everyone but especially for our grade 8 students. You deserve to be honoured for the amazing work you have accomplished and you certainly deserve …

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Resilience and perseverance of students recognized through Achieving by Believing Awards

Posted June 11, 2020

In recognition of student achievement, the UGDSB holds an annual celebratory event to recognize the recipients of the Student Success: Achieving by Believing Awards. The 2020 award recipients have been announced.

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Report Card Info, Gr 8 Graduation Certificate Pick up and Borrowed Chromebook Update

Posted June 11, 2020

Dear SIB families,

We hope this email finds you all well. There are a few important announcements. All information is also available in full at https://www.ugdsb.ca/sibps/

Thank you to everyone who was able to make it to the school last week to pick up their child’s belongings. It was great to see so many people after …

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