News & Announcements

Updating parent/guardian contact information

Posted June 8, 2020

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.

Update to families regarding expanded provincial COVID-19 testing

Posted June 3, 2020

Information from the province regarding expanded testing for COVID-19 in Ontario.

UGDSB Continuing Education Summer School Programs

Posted June 2, 2020

Please see attached information regarding Summer School Programs Summer School 2020 Programs

Summer School programs for students in grades 6-12

Posted June 1, 2020

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.

Flying the Pride flag in the UGDSB

Posted May 29, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VIQDygCIq0 For more information about why we fly the Pride flag in June, visit the UGDSB website.

Flying the Pride Flag

Updated May 26, 2020

Flying The Pride Flag At WHSS[1]

Update on retrieving student belongings in schools

Posted May 20, 2020

In light of the Ministry of Education’s announcement that schools will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, the UGDSB is putting plans in place for families and students to ...

Letter from the Director of Education: Fall Commencement (May 20, 2020)

Posted May 20, 2020

Director of Education, Martha Rogers, has written a letter to the graduating class of 2020 and their parents/guardians to provide details about secondary schools’ plans for fall commencement. 

Letter from the Minister of Education (May 19, 2020)

Posted May 19, 2020

Parents/guardians are invited to read a letter from the Minister of Education, following the announcement from the province that schools will not reopen this school year.

All schools to remain closed for the rest of the 2019-20 school year

Posted May 19, 2020

The province has announced that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ontario schools will not reopen this school year. Distance learning will continue for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year.

Letter from the Director of Education: Synchronous Learning (May 15, 2020)

Posted May 15, 2020

Upper Grand District School Board Director of Education, Martha Rogers, has written a letter to parents/guardians providing updated information on synchronous learning in the UGDSB.

Letter to students and parents: Accessing students’ marks

Posted May 7, 2020

UGDSB Director of Education, Martha Rogers, has written a letter to all secondary students and parents regarding accessing students’ marks. 

OPSBA scholarship for graduating students

Posted May 6, 2020

Graduating students in the UGDSB are welcome to apply to a scholarship from the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association.

Update regarding students’ belongings in schools

Posted May 1, 2020

Please note that in order to adhere to the provincial school closures order and Public Health protocols around physical distancing, access to our schools is restricted.

Letter from the Minister of Education (April 28, 2020)

Posted April 28, 2020

Parents and guardians are invited to read a letter from the Minister of Education, sent April 28, 2020.

An open letter to the graduating class of 2020

Posted April 27, 2020

A letter from the Director of Education to the graduating class of 2020.

Letter from the Director of Education (April 27, 2020)

Posted April 27, 2020

Parents/guardians and students are asked to please read a letter from the Director of Education regarding the extension of the school closures and information from the Ministry regarding final grades and dropping courses.

Schools to remain closed until at least May 31, 2020

Posted April 26, 2020

All publicly funded schools in Ontario will remain closed until at least May 31, 2020, as part of an effort to keep students, staff and families safe from COVID-19.

Learning at Home: Setting students up for success

Posted April 24, 2020

To support families, the Upper Grand District School Board has put together some helpful tips for parents/guardians to set their child up for success.

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