The school board has released a Parent Guide with information about the reopening of schools in September, and a Pre-Registration Survey for all UGDSB families. All students must pre-register for school by the August 14, 2020, deadline.
The Minister of Education, Stephen Lecce, has written a letter to all Ontario parents/guardians regarding the province’s announcement on the reopening of schools in September.
During the June 23 Board Meeting, the Board of Trustees created a motion to create a Police Presence in Schools Task Force. As part of this task force, the UGDSB is seeking applications from community members and/or individuals.
The Upper Grand District School Board is asking all parents/guardians (K-12) and students in grades 7-12 to complete a survey regarding the fall restart of school.
A letter to UGDSB parents/guardians and students as the 2019-2020 school year comes to a close.
I hope that this message finds everyone well and that you are looking forward to summer.
Please note, as was indicated in our End of Year Newsletter, that report cards are being mailed to you and you should be receiving them soon.
The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public input on draft Policy 303 – Naming of Schools and Board Facilities.
Please note that CCAT screening for grade 3 students in the fall of 2020 will be postponed until 2021.
In the June 2020 edition of Talking About Mental Health, we discuss tolerating uncertainty, supporting anxious kids, self care and compassion, and community connections.
The UGDSB is providing a number of supports for students and families throughout the summer of 2020, including mental health supports, supports for students with Autism and transition supports for students with complex special education needs or mental health needs.
Dear Parents, Guardians and Caregivers
The Upper Grand District School Board is committed to disrupting and addressing systemic racism and oppression in all of its forms. We are committed to making sure the work we do is fully transparent and accountable to all Upper Grand students, staff, families, and stakeholders.
If you are a racialized student …
As an educational community we have a responsibility to identify and describe racism and oppression and then work to dismantle it.
The school board is in the process of ensuring we have the most up-to-date contact information for parents and families. Please check your child’s UGCloud email account this week.
Please continue to scour your home for any unreturned patrol vests, library and/or home reading books.
These items can be returned to the bin/box outside the front doors of the school on Thursday, June 11th from 9 am -12 pm.
We ask that technology not be returned at …
Thank you to all of our parents and guardians who have helped support student distance learning during our closure period. We hope the use of the borrowed Chromebook has been helpful. You may keep the Chromebook over the summer to continue to support learning and help children stay engaged in their learning. …
This has been a most interesting year! Purchase your 2019-2020 Yearbook by June 30th!
You may purchase your yearbook via the link below.
Yearbooks will arrive in the fall and students going to a different school or graduating will be contacted to arrange for pick up …
Information from the province regarding expanded testing for COVID-19 in Ontario.
The Upper Grand District School Board has announced a range of Summer School programs and opportunities available to students in grades 6-12 this summer.
To our new JK and SK Families,
Please find below that links that were shared with you via email.