News & Announcements

Remember to screen daily for symptoms before leaving for school

In-person learning resumes on January 18, 2022. Please click here for health and safety measures in the UGDSB. And a reminder to families to screen children daily for symptoms before leaving for school: COVID-19 School and Child Care Screening Tool

For other school operations and health and safety information, please use the links below:

Monitoring School Absence Rates in the UGDSB

Posted January 18, 2022

As an additional measure and layer of communication to keep our communities informed, the UGDSB has launched a pilot initiative to track school absence rates on a daily basis. This process is a pilot program and may evolve as required.

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Schools Closed Today January 17th

Posted January 17, 2022

Due to inclement weather today Monday January 17th all schools, are closed today. All buses and taxis are cancelled to Upper Grand schools. The board offices are also closed. All students and staff are to shift to remote learning and working for the day, where possible.

Reminder to Screen Daily for Symptoms Before Leaving for School

Posted January 16, 2022

We are excited to welcome students back Monday for a return to in-person learning. To help keep everyone safe and healthy, we need your commitment to the following protocols:  Do not come to school if you have any symptoms of COVID-19. Remember to ...

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Return to In-Person Learning

Posted January 14, 2022

We are looking forward to welcoming our students back on Monday, January 17th.   Please take a minute to review the information below and share with your child/ren: Student Health and Safety Reminders All families are reminded to complete the COVID-19 School ...

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Planning for potential staff shortages at schools

Posted January 14, 2022

Due to the widespread presence of COVID-19 in our communities, the Upper Grand District School Board recognizes that staff shortages may be prevalent next week as students and staff return to school.  The UGDSB will employ numerous strategies to ensure that student safety and supervision is maintained. However, we recognize that in some extreme cases classes and/or schools may have to transition to remote learning temporarily. 

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Mask Information

Posted January 14, 2022

Public Health officials have stressed that wearing a well-constructed, well-fitted and properly worn mask or face covering is one the key protective measures we can take to reduce the transmission of COVID-19. Masking requirements and protocols are some of the many layers of protection in place at Upper Grand District School ...

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Reminder to screen daily for symptoms before leaving for school

Posted January 13, 2022

Families are reminded to complete the school screening every day before students leave for school. 

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Information on student instruction for Friday January 14, 2022

Posted January 13, 2022

As staff work to prepare their classrooms for in-person learning on Monday we want to inform families/caregivers that regular synchronous instruction may be interrupted on Friday to allow staff time in our schools to be ready to go for Monday.

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Friday, January 14th Asynchronous Learning Day

Posted January 13, 2022

Please note that Friday, January 14th will be an asynchronous learning day.  This will allow teachers to prepare for a return to in-person learning on Monday, January 17th.  As we have done in the past during these transitions, homeroom teachers will touch base with students to share the ...

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Wear and care of cloth masks for students

Posted January 13, 2022

Public Health officials have stressed that wearing a well-constructed, well-fitted and properly worn mask or face covering is one the key protective measures we can take to reduce the transmission of COVID-19. Families are encouraged to review the following information about the proper use and care of cloth face masks.

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