News & Announcements
Temporary online learning extended
At this time, we do not expect that schools will resume in-person learning until the end of the provincial emergency orders on February 11, 2021, at the earliest.
Public Health has instructed the UGDSB that the current measures in place for online learning in the UGDSB will be extended until at least January 29.
The Canadian Mental Health Association of Waterloo Wellington, in recognition of Bell Let’s Talk is launching a new Wellness Works Program for secondary students.
On Tuesday Jan. 12, 2021, the provincial government announced new restrictions to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Ontario. As part of that announcement, information was shared that affects Ontario schools, and we would like to provide the details that have been announced so far to all Upper Grand DSB families.
The Upper Grand District School Board and Parent Involvement Committee are hosting virtual events for parents/guardians throughout the remainder of the school year.
The uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and the sense of added responsibility can be stressful. Please see this parent resource for coping strategies to deal with the stress and uncertainty.
We wanted to share some of the excellent work from our senior Writers’ Craft course which ended up getting published in the Guelph Mercury-Tribune recently. After the teacher (M. Mazurek) had a successful collaboration last fall with the Mercury-Tribune, she was asked to collaborate again with the current class of SRS Writers’ Craft.
Many students submit their own short story, and the teacher narrowed it down to the “semi-finalists”. The …
It’s safe to say that we can often be our own worst critic and because of this, this January we are looking at self-compassion. Self-compassion is the care we offer ourselves when we make mistakes, embarrass ourselves, or come short of a goal we were hoping to achieve. It’s about being kind to yourself even when things don’t go as planned. Learn more about self-compassion on the UGDSB website.
Course selections for Semester 2 courses with the SRS is now open. Students will be selecting FOUR courses for both quadmester 3 and quadmester 4 this time around. Students are ONLY picking courses if you are staying with the SRS. Students going back to their home school must contact their school regarding their timetable.
Course selections will be done via the “Continuing Education” section within myBlueprint. See the video link …
The Upper Grand DSB is providing secondary students with a final opportunity to change between in-person and remote school modes of learning.