News & Announcements
Daily School Absence Report
The UGDSB is reporting daily on school absence rates, allowing us to monitor absenteeism rates and transparently share this information with the public. To view the dashboard, click here.
Parents/guardians invited to PIC Spring Event: Building Engaging School CouncilsUpper Grand District School Board (UGDSB) parents/guardians are invited to a great free event happening in April. The UGDSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) presents “Building Engaging School Councils.” Whether you’re currently part of a school council or are looking to become involved, this event is an opportunity open to all parents/guardians to ...
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Policy Feedback Opportunity: Policy 315 – Privacy Protection and Information Access
You are invited to review the policy draft and submit online feedback at www.ugdsb.ca/board/policy. The deadline for public input is April 14, 2023 at 4 pm EST. Persons without internet access may call 519-822-4420 (or toll-free 1-800-321-4025) ext. 723 to request a printed copy of the draft documents.
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Dolly’s Books for BrantThe Guelph Imagination Library is an amazing free book program through the Dolly Parton Imagination Library where free books are mailed directly to children from birth to 5 years old. The Rotary Club of Guelph has ...
Registration for the 2023-2024 UGDSB Remote Program
The Upper Grand District School Board is looking forward to continuing to offer the Erin Public School Remote Program for the 2023-2024 school year. This program is an option for elementary students only. While we believe that in-person learning best supports students, we recognize that some families may want their child to learn remotely, due to their unique circumstances. The decision families make about remote learning vs. in-person learning for 2023-2024 will be for the entire school year, as movement between learning modes during the school year can cause disruptions for students, families, and classrooms.
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Kindergarten Yard Mud Kitchenshttps://www.ugdsb.ca/blog/chss-students-build-mud-kitchens-for-brant-avenue-ps/
Inclement weather procedures for UGDSB schoolsWith winter weather here, now is a great time to review the Upper Grand District School Board’s procedures for Inclement Weather Days. Updated information has been posted on the UGDSB website outlining the different procedures for bus cancellations, school closures due to inclement weather, and more. LINK: UGDSB INCLEMENT WEATHER PROCEDURES **A reminder ...
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Upper Grand collaborates with organizations to provide tutoring supportsThe Upper Grand District School Board in association with The Grove, TVOLearn, Streams Community Hub, Tutor Bright, and Reading Rocks is providing students at both the elementary and secondary levels with additional tutoring support and resources. These additional support and resources were made possible through funding provided by the Ontario ...
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Parents/Guardians invited to free webinar: Post-pandemic Mental HealthParents/guardians are invited to join a free webinar in November on post-pandemic mental health. Join Kevin Cameron as he shares information and strategies relating to post-pandemic mental health for adults and children. A survey by CMHA Ontario showed that nearly half (48 per cent) of Ontarians say their mental health has worsened ...
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Download school ventilation reports from the UGDSB websiteThe Upper Grand District School Board continues to make board and school-based ventilation reports available in the 2022-23 school year. The board report and each school report is available for download on the UGDSB website at www.ugdsb.ca/ventilationreport. To access a specific school report: Download the full report (Microsoft Excel document) ...
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Help the UGDSB make positive change – Complete the Student Census today!Everyone counts. Complete the Student Census today! The “UGDSB Counts Student Census” launches today for all Upper Grand District School Board students in grades Kindergarten-12. Participation in the Student Census will help the UGDSB make systemic changes that will create more equitable outcomes for all students. The census is a confidential, voluntary survey ...
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Wellness Works: Welcome Back!
The Upper Grand District School Board is continuing with the Wellness Works monthly themes across all grades in the 2022-2023 school year. For September we are once again bringing our collective focus to the theme of: WELCOME, CONNECTION and BELONGING.
Indigo Love of Reading Foundation’s annual Adopt a School fundraiserPlease share widely! Our school was selected to participate in the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation's annual Adopt a School fundraiser! Every dollar raised in-store at Indigo Cambridge and online between September 12 - October 2, 2022 will go DIRECTLY to our school to help fill our shelves with new and ...
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Welcome Back Brant Bears!We are so excited to welcome back our students to Brant Ave! First Day Procedures for Kindergarten to Grade 6 September 6th, 2022 ★ Please complete the Covid Screening Daily Covid Screening Tool ★ Arrive at the school between 8:40 a.m. to 8:55 a.m. ★ Grade 1-6 come to the back area of the school ...
New School and Child Care Screening Tool is available online
The Ministry of Health and the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health have provided a new “School and Child Care” screening tool. It is recommended that students/children and visitors continue to self-screen for illness every day before attending school or child care using this updated Screening Tool.
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Back to School! Information for students and families
It’s back to school season! We are excited to welcome and welcome back all students and families to the Upper Grand. To help make the transition back to school smoother for our students and families, we are sharing a website with information about back to school.
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