Belal Taha and Wendy Donaldson appointed as Superintendents of Education

The Upper Grand District School Board is pleased to announce that we have appointed two individuals from the board’s Superintendent of Education pool to fill upcoming vacancies on the UGDSB’s Executive Committee, Belal Taha and Wendy Donaldson. 

Information about concerning message in a school

The board is aware of a concerning message that was posted in a bathroom of one of our secondary schools yesterday and was subsequently shared on social media. We take this matter very seriously. The school and police are currently investigating to address this matter swiftly. Our students and staff are safe, and we will continue to work closely with the police on this serious matter.

Highlights from Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week at UGDSB schools

UGDSB highlights Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week in schools.

Guelph CVI gives back to local donkey sanctuary

What do two community philanthropists, a couple of classic guitars, and a high school music program have in common? Well, they love to give back to a local donkey sanctuary. 

UGLearnGreen: ‘Buy Nothing Day’ brings awareness to over-consumption

Buy Nothing Day falls on November 26 this year. It’s a day to bring awareness and examine the issue of over-consumption in our society. 

Board Meeting Highlights for November 2021

The November meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board was held on November 23, 2021. The following provides highlights from the meeting.

Policy Feedback Opportunity: Policy 205 School Volunteers

UGDSB policy currently under review, 205 – School Volunteers, has been further revised and released for public consultation. Please review the proposed changes and provide your feedback by January 14, 2022.

Highlights from the 2020-21 Accessibility Report

The UGDSB remains committed to working to exemplify and advance the four principles of accessibility: dignity, independence, integration and equal opportunity. The UGDSB is advancing these principles by identifying, removing and preventing barriers for the 35,000+ students, 4,000+ staff and community members it serves in 65 elementary schools, 11 secondary schools and two remote learning programs.

UGDSB announces successful candidates placed in Superintendent of Education pool

The Upper Grand District School Board is pleased to announce the successful candidates that have been placed in the board’s Superintendent of Education pool. 

Public Health information: COVID-19 vaccines for children 5-11 years old, Parent/Caregiver Information Night

Families can check Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health’s website for information and resources related to the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages five to 11. Public Health will also be hosting a Parent/Caregiver Information Night on December 2, 2021.