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Temporary online learning extended

February 4th is National Sweater Day!

Posted January 25, 2021

Make the Earth better by wearing a sweater Celebrate National Sweater Day on February 4th! National Sweater Day is a way to learn about the importance of saving energy and to inspire you to use less energy all winter. Heating accounts for 80% of residential energy use in Canada. If all Canadians lowered their thermostats ...

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“Talking About Mental Health”

Posted January 25, 2021

February Parent Newsletter “Talking About Mental Health”

Umbrella Theme: Healthy Lifestyle

This month at UGDSB we are bringing our focus onto healthy lifestyles. Sounds easy, right? It may seem like eating ...

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Update regarding extension of online learning

Posted January 22, 2021

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. 

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Temporary online learning extended until Jan. 29, 2021

Posted January 20, 2021

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. 

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Information for schools following expanded provincial restrictions 

Posted January 13, 2021

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.

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No additional board-wide survey, reorganization in elementary schools

Posted January 12, 2021

The Upper Grand District School Board would like to inform all elementary school families that there will be no additional “intent to change learning modes” survey for elementary students. What this means is that there will not be another board-wide reorganization in elementary schools at this time.  

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PIC Virtual Parent Engagement Event – “Navigating Pathways and New Curriculum Expectations”

Posted January 12, 2021

PIC Virtual Presentations 2021   Jan. 28, 2021 (1)    

Hello VCPS Falcon Parents -

As you may be aware, the Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) will be hosting 3 evening virtual parent engagement events this winter/spring with the first one scheduled on ...

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UGDSB and PIC to host virtual parent engagement events in the new year

Posted January 11, 2021

The Upper Grand District School Board and Parent Involvement Committee are hosting virtual events for parents/guardians throughout the remainder of the school year.

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Chromebook Requests

Posted January 8, 2021

Hello - Our Chromebook Request form has been closed. If your family requires a chromebook, please contact the school. Thanks!  

Resource: Mental Health and COVID-19 for Caregivers

Posted January 8, 2021

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. 

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