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Special Education, Equity and Learning at Home

Posted April 3, 2020

Preliminary information from the board on student access to devices and technology, SEA equipment, hands-on based learning ideas, and more.

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Notice of cancelled and postponed school events 

Posted April 1, 2020

Due to the extension of school closures in Ontario, the UGDSB has decided to cancel or postpone a number of school based events.

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Important letter from the Minister of Education to parents (March 31, 2020)

Posted April 1, 2020

Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has written an important letter for all Ontario parents and guardians, regarding the extension of school closures in Ontario and information on distance learning for students. 

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Ontario school closures extended until at least May

Posted March 31, 2020

On Tuesday March 31, 2020, the Premier of Ontario announced that in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all schools in Ontario will remain closed until at least May 1 for staff and May 4 for students. Premier Ford also said that the province is prepared to extend the school closures even further if required.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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Posted March 5, 2020

Screen Time Mental Health March 2020

Posted March 5, 2020

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Elmira Chicken orders will be delivered to the school this week Wednesday March 4th. Parents can pick up their child’s orders on Wednesday between 3-5pm in front of the school.

Posted March 2, 2020

Victoria Terrace Live Free Campaign Feb 25th to March 6th

Posted February 26, 2020

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Elmira Chicken Fundraiser: Reminder that this is the last weekend for the School Council Chicken Fundraiser.  Please send in all orders with your child to School on Tuesday February 18th.

Posted February 14, 2020

 

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RED AND WHITE DAY TOMORROW FEBRUARY 14TH

Posted February 13, 2020

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Information from Public Health

Posted February 11, 2020

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health invites you to participate in a parenting survey.

The survey asks local parents about their experiences and thoughts on parenting. It also asks about parental health and well-being.

It is for parents/guardians of children who are 6 months to 11 years old, and you’ll receive a $10 grocery gift card in return.

Learn …

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Posted February 3, 2020

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Talking About Mental Health – February 2020  Tests and Stress

Posted February 3, 2020

Taking tests is stressful for most students. However, there are lots of ways that your child and youth (and you!) can decrease the stress related to tests.

 Anticipate stress and be ready for it.

Practice relaxing activities every day so during stressful times you already know how to cope.

Eat well

Learning and …

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Information for parents/guardians about coronavirus

Posted January 27, 2020

Information for UGDSB parents and guardians regarding coronavirus.

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