Upper Grand District School Board

Support students through tragic events

Dear Upper Grand Students, Staff and Families:

We are shocked and saddened by the tragic events that happened yesterday in Ottawa. We are keeping our thoughts focused on those affected and the bravery and service of the emergency personnel who reacted so quickly to protect the community. Read more in a letter from Martha Rogers, Director of Education (PDF).


Parent Teacher Interviews - Semester 1

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 Parent Teacher Interviews

 Thursday, October 30, 2014



 Bookings for Parent-Teacher Interviews can now be completed on-line. Simply go to the EDHS website and click on the links for instructions and the booking site or go to the following website:


 Website:  https://webapps.ugdsb.on.ca/interviewschedule/Parent/


The site will be open on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 and remain open until Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 3 p.m.  No bookings will be made after the site closes until interviews begin at the school. 


If a teacher you wish to see is completely booked, you can make alternative arrangements when you are in the school for your scheduled teacher interviews.


Student volunteers will have teacher’s schedules available during the interview times, October 30, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.


If there are any open timeslots available, you can book interviews during these times.


We recommend that you do not wait until the last minute to book appointments – teacher’s schedules will fill up quickly.


Please do NOT call the school for appointments unless you experience difficulties with the website and have tried more than once. 




Funeral Arrangements and Celebration of Life for Mr. Steven George Ratz and his wife Marie-Helene Lessard

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Visitation will be held at Dods and McNair Funeral Home, 21 First Street, Orangeville on Thursday, October 2nd 2014 from 4 pm to 8 pm. A private family service will be held.  A celebration of their lives will take place at Orangeville District Secondary School, 22 Faulkner Street, Orangeville on Saturday October 4, 2014 from 11 am. - 2 pm. 

A tree will be planted in memory of Steve and Marie- Helene in the Dods and McNair Memorial Forest at the Island Lake Conservation Area, Orangeville. 

Parent Council Reminder

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Just a reminder of the first Parent Council meeting of the new school year that will be held on Thursday September 18 at 7pm. in the Library Seminar room.  

Our guest speaker for the evening will be Jean Chen, our school social worker, who will share information about mental health supports and the role that she plays in our school.

Grade 9 Parent Information Night

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Parents of Grade 9 students are invited to join us at the school on Thursday September 11, 2014 at 7 pm.  for our Parent Information Night.  You will be asked to follow your child's timetable and travel from class to class to meet teachers and hear about various programs.   We will meet in the theatre to begin the evening.  See you there!

Grade 9 Pre-registration - August 27, 2014

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For clarification, pre-registration and orientation for Grade 9 students will occur on August 27, 2014 beginning at 9 am. and is separate from the rest of the school.  A letter has been sent home to outline details.  Pre-registration for grades 10-12 will occur on August 28, 2014 as per the message on this site.  Sorry for any confusion.