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Jan. 2021 info, temporary online learning extended

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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Moving

Posted January 13, 2021

If you know that you will be moving out of our school area before the end of June, or during the summer months, please call us at 519-822-6931.  This information helps us with our school organization and classroom planning for September, 2021. Thank you!

Wyndham House ~Thank You Letter for our Donations

Posted January 12, 2021

Wyndham House Thank You Letter Wyndham House

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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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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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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Public Health officials instruct schools to continue online learning until Jan. 24, 2021

Posted January 7, 2021

Public health officials have instructed all schools within our region to continue online learning until at least Jan. 24, 2021. 

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Welcome Mme Angeli

Posted January 7, 2021

I'd like to take this opportunity to welcome Mme Angeli to the Victory Team.
Mme Angeli will be filling the 0.5 FI FDK/Primary Planning position on Days 2, 3 and 4.
Please extend a warm Victory welcome to her when you see her!
Welcome

Welcome Ms. Case

Posted January 7, 2021

I'd like to take this opportunity to welcome Ms. Case to our Victory Team! Ms. Case has accepted the 0.2 FDK and Primary Planning position and will be with us on the afternoons of Day 1 and 2. When you see her, please give her a warm Victory welcome! ...

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Kindergarten Registration -January 5-22, 2021

Posted January 5, 2021

Kindergarten Registration Our online tool allows parents to pre-register online when it’s convenient for them!  Online pre-registration is required for all NEW JK and SK students in the Upper Grand District School Board.  For more information and to pre-register online visit: www.ugdsb.ca/kindergarten.

#UGUmbrella – This January we are looking at self-compassion 

Posted January 5, 2021

It’s safe to say that we can often be our own worst critic and because of this, this January we are looking at self-compassion. Self-compassion is the care we offer ourselves when we make mistakes, embarrass ourselves, or come short of a goal we were hoping to achieve. It’s about being kind to yourself even when things don’t go as planned. Learn more about self-compassion on the UGDSB website. 

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UGDSB Kindergarten registration runs January 5-22, 2021 

Posted January 4, 2021

Registration for new UGDSB Junior Kindergarten (JK) and Senior Kindergarten (SK) students for September 2021 will take place between January 5-22, 2021. 

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UPDATE: Information about inappropriate emails

Posted January 1, 2021

The following is an update on addressing the mass distribution of inappropriate emails from New Year’s Eve.

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January 2021 Chromebook Request

Posted December 28, 2020

Please complete the following Chromebook Request Form only if you do not currently have a device that can be used at home. For those requiring a device, we will be prioritizing one device per family. Should you require technology, please complete this form even if you have already communicated this ...

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Information for students/parents about temporary remote learning starting Jan. 4, 2021

Posted December 28, 2020

As communicated last week, the provincial government has directed schools in Ontario to move temporarily to remote learning following the winter break. All UGDSB elementary and secondary students will begin the new year working remotely, with the exception of DD classes (please see below for further details). UGDSB elementary schools will participate in remote ...

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Information about in-person learning for students in DD classes

Posted December 28, 2020

As you know, the message from the Minister of Education is that elementary and secondary school students province-wide will participate in remote learning from January 4-8 (elementary) and January 4-22 (secondary). In-person instruction will not be permitted during this period. However, school boards have been required to make provisions for in-person ...

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UGDSB schools to shift temporarily to remote learning starting Jan. 4, 2021

Posted December 21, 2020

On Monday Dec. 21, the provincial government announced that schools in Ontario will move temporarily to remote learning following the winter break. Following the announcement, the Ministry of Education confirmed to school boards that all elementary and secondary students will temporarily shift to remote learning starting on January 4, 2021. UGDSB elementary ...

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VIRTUAL PARENT ENGAGEMENT PRESENTATIONS

Posted December 18, 2020

Plead find information about upcoming Parent Engagement Presentations using the link below. More information will be coming about each event. Parent Engagement Presentation Poster

Farewell

Posted December 18, 2020

It is with sadness that we wish Julie May our FI FDK Planning Teacher a fond farewell. We will miss her here at Victory! Julie has accepted a contract position at Central. Farewell
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