|Attendance Notes for ODSS Students:
Click here to send an attendance note by e-mail.
- your name and a phone number where we can reach you,
- the student's full name and the date of the absence,
- the reason for the absence, and
- if the student was absent for less than a full day, include the times/classes you are excusing him/her for.
Remember that you can check your child's attendance on-line. Click here for directions
Codes for on-line attendance: P-Present, A-Unexcused Absence, B-School Excused (i.e. field trip), E-Parent Excused (note or call received from parent), L-Late
Information on Busing for September, 2015
If your child is new to the Ontario school system and has been registered at a school prior to the end of June, transportation information will be mailed to your mailing address on August 24, 2015.
NEW TO THE AREA (i.e. not registered at a school yet)
If you are new to the area please contact your school to register your child. STWDSTS will not be accepting new student information over the phone for security reasons. Any new students throughout the summer will not receive transportation arrangements until they are registered at their home school. Once this occurs, you can contact your school directly to obtain your new busing information. Please note that during start-up, busing could take up to 2 weeks to be arranged.
BUSING INFORMATION FOR EXISTING STUDENTS
If your child is an existing student, go to [ http://www.findmyschool.ca ]www.findmyschool.ca and login to this secure site with your child’s OEN number (located on report card), school name and house number. This will not be available untill after August 24h.
Ryan's Law Notice
May 25, 2015
As you may be aware, the Ontario Legislature recently passed Ryan’s
Law, 2015. This piece of legislation is an important step to
support the well being of students with asthma in Ontario schools.
Over the course of the next school year, the Upper Grand DSB will be working to implement the requirements of this
If your child has asthma, we ask that you immediately
contact the main office so that we can identify all students who take asthma
medication. Your child is allowed to
carry this medication. Children under
the age of 16 years need parental permission.
The Ministry of Education website has resources on
asthma that can be found at:
As a best practice and to support your child, please
let the school know if your child has a medical condition so that the school is
aware and can keep this information on file.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to
contact me directly.
Bill Lenny, Acting Principal
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