Everyone counts. Complete the Student Census today!
The “UGDSB Counts Student Census” launches today for all Upper Grand District School Board students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Participation in the Student Census will help the UGDSB make systemic changes that will create more equitable outcomes for all students.
The census is a confidential, voluntary survey for all students (K-12) …
Monday, September 19th – Pizza Orders Due
Pizza orders must be placed through SchoolCash Online. No late orders can be accepted as a significant amount of work goes into organizing the …
The Upper Grand District School Board is continuing with the Wellness Works monthly themes across all grades in the 2022-2023 school year. For September we are once again bringing our collective focus to the theme of: WELCOME, CONNECTION and BELONGING.
Back to School!!
Please see the links below for our September Newsletter. Individual links have also been included for the inserts included with the September Newsletter (Calendar and COVID Screening Tools).
The Ministry of Health and the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health have provided a new “School and Child Care” screening tool. It is recommended that students/children and visitors continue to self-screen for illness every day before attending school or child care using this updated Screening Tool.
It’s back to school season! We are excited to welcome and welcome back all students and families to the Upper Grand. To help make the transition back to school smoother for our students and families, we are sharing a website with information about back to school.
On August 30, 2022 from 1 PM to 4 PM, registration will open online for parents and guardians to register their child to their home elementary school.
As the next municipal elections approach on October 24, 2022, the Upper Grand District School Board is seeking nominations for school board trustees for the 2022-2023 school year. School Board Trustees have a big impact on shaping the education system for Upper Grand students. The UGDSB is looking for individuals who can ‘re-engage, re-fresh, and re-imagine’ the best education system for the students in our community.
We are hoping to return lost items to families before the end of the school year. Please see the attached photos. If you recognize an item, please let your child know to swing by the lost and found to claim it. Items will be out until Wednesday morning and then will be washed and …
The UGDSB is continuing to use the online report card system for the 2021-22 school year.
If you previously accessed our Electronic Report Card system this year, no action is required at this time.
The 2022 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved at the Board Meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board on May 24, 2022. This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. It is necessary for staff to monitor the relevance of the Board’s work plan priorities. The LTAP review report also provides the status of the 5-year work plan priorities identified for 2018-2022.
The following board policy currently under review was released for public consultation: 312 – Website and Social Media Management
Public Health officials expect the sixth wave of COVID-19 to last for another several weeks, and we are asking for everyone’s help to get us through this latest wave.
April 2nd, subject to new moon sighting, marks the beginning of Ramadan. Many students, families and staff in the UGDSB and worldwide are observing Ramadan, during this 9th month of the Islamic calendar.
Prayer in Schools and Board Offices
Multifaith prayer spaces are available in schools. Schools will indicate the location of their prayer …
On March 9, 2022, the province announced several changes to COVID-19 restrictions and protocols that will take effect in March. Please see below for a summary of the changes that affect schools.
Effective March 14, 2022:
School boards are no longer required to have a COVID-19 vaccination disclosure policy in place or collect proof of COVID-19 …
Masking mandate to end in UGDSB on March 21, as school board does not have the authority to continue enforcement of the mandate
Mandatory masking will no longer be required in Upper Grand District School Board schools as of March 21, 2022, as the school board does not have the authority to enforce this beyond March 21.
Here are the facts:
On March 9, 2022, the province announced it was lifting mask requirements for Ontario schools, beginning …
The JK Registration site is temporarily disabled. It will open again on March 15th, 2022. We apologize for any inconvenience.
March 9, 2022
On March 9, 2022, Ontario announced changes to COVID-19 requirements effective March 21, including lifting mask mandates in schools.
Please note that the Upper Grand DSB continues to have a Board Resolution requiring masks in schools.
We will consult with the province and will provide additional information as soon as we can.
Due to inclement weather, all UGDSB schools and offices are closed today to staff and students. Students are to shift to remote learning, where possible. Staff should not report to work in person, and should shift to remote working where possible. All buses and taxis are cancelled to Upper Grand schools.
Please review the following updates to protocols around masking outdoors, extracurriculars, and the province’s COVID-19 screening tool.
Elementary report cards will be available for parents to download from the Parent Portal as early as February 15 and by February 17 at the latest.