Preliminary information from the board on student access to devices and technology, SEA equipment, hands-on based learning ideas, and more.
Due to the extension of school closures in Ontario, the UGDSB has decided to cancel or postpone a number of school based events.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Parents and guardians are asked to read the letter from the Director of Education, posted to the board website on March 23, 2020.
Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has written an important letter for all Ontario parents and guardians, March 22, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Learning and …
Information for UGDSB parents and guardians regarding coronavirus.