News & Announcements

Daily School Absence Report

The UGDSB is reporting daily on school absence rates, allowing us to monitor absenteeism rates and transparently share this information with the public. To view the dashboard, click here

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.

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.

March 24, Division Strategies

Posted March 24, 2020

Division Strategies Interesting that this week's blog is on the last part of the UGDSB Math document - division. AS we have ended our March Break, we find ourselves “divided” into our separate spaces. I have even divided my day into scheduled parts as I try to structure my ...

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.

Important letter from the Minister of Education to parents (March 22, 2020)

Posted March 23, 2020

Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has written an important letter for all Ontario parents and guardians, March 22, 2020.

How to access UG2GO

Posted March 22, 2020

UG2GO Access Students can access the Board’s digital content, UG2GO, at https://webapps.ugdsb.on.ca/ With the system shutdown students can use their network login credentials to access the content from home. For instructions to sign into UGCloud, please click on this ...

ONline Learning Resources

Posted March 20, 2020

Mrs. Roth has put together some online learning resources for all levels. http://www.learningedtech.com/newhome-learning.html Keep watching for updates on twitter @taylorevansps #taylorevansps #taylorevanseagles And our school website - https://www.ugdsb.ca/tevans/ The board also has online learning here: https://www.ugdsb.ca/blog/learning-resources-available-to-ugdsb-students/ Also - we would encourage you to #getoutside and do some scavenger hunts - look for signs ...

School closures: Information for UGDSB families regarding COVID-19

Posted March 13, 2020

The province has ordered all publicly funded schools in Ontario to close for two weeks following March Break, in response to the emergence in Ontario of COVID-19. As a result, Upper Grand DSB schools will be closed from March 14 to April 5, 2020. 

Please read: Information for UGDSB schools regarding international travel and COVID-19

Posted March 12, 2020

With March Break approaching, many families and staff have questions about international travel and precautions required upon returning from travel. A letter with travel advice from Public Health is posted on the UGDSB website.

Adult Crossing Guard Site Reviews

Posted March 5, 2020

City staff will be conducting site reviews for the next few weeks all across the city.  Staff will be at some current adult crossing guard locations and at other locations where there has been a request for an adult guard. Site reviews are completed prior to scheduling a field study. All ...

Nutrition Month

Updated March 1, 2020

Information from Public Health: March is Nutrition Month and dietitians across Canada are talking about how healthy eating is about so much more than food! Cooking together as a family is a great way to help kids learn food skills, put math into action, develop confidence, and have fun.  Starting at ...

Public Health Information on Vision

Updated March 1, 2020

Information from Public Health: Visual health is an important part of overall health and wellbeing. The Ontario Association of Optometrists recommends that children have their first eye exam at 6 months-old, again at 3 years old, yearly after that, or as recommended by an eye doctor. In Ontario, children and youth ...

March 2020 Newsletter

Updated March 1, 2020

Principal’s Message Remember to engage your child when they come home and ask “What did you learn today?” What can you do together that does not involve screens? Get outside, have the no device rule while eating, read and count together, and, for a good night’s sleep - ...

Math and STEM for (not just) School Closure days

Posted February 28, 2020

Looking for something to do on a school closure day? Get a free account to help support Ontario math and STEM skills at TVO mPower! https://www.tvompower.com/
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