News & Announcements

Information about remote learning, COVID-19 updates

The province has directed all schools to participate in remote learning following the April Break. For more information, please click here. 

All UGDSB schools to remain in remote learning following Spring Break

Posted April 12, 2021

On Monday April 12, 2021, the provincial government announced that all Ontario schools would participate in remote learning following the April Break.

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Requesting a Chromebook

Posted April 6, 2021

Please click on the link below and complete the form if your child requires a Chromebook to access remote learning during the week of April 7-9. Chromebook request

All UGDSB schools directed to shift to remote learning effective Wed. April 7

Posted April 5, 2021

The UGDSB has been notified by Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health that Public Health’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Nicola Mercer, will issue an Order, directing all schools within the WDG region to shift to remote learning effective Wednesday April 7, 2021.

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School Council Meeting

Posted March 31, 2021

Our School Council Meeting will begin at 6:30 tonight (March 31).  Please click the link below to join our meeting. School Council Meeting

#UGUmbrella – This April we are looking at Intrinsic Motivation

Posted March 30, 2021

April’s Umbrella Project theme is “Intrinsic Motivation.” For those who are unsure exactly what that means, intrinsic motivation is the act of doing something without an external reward.  

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Information about positive COVID-19 case (March 29)

Posted March 29, 2021

Dear parents/guardians and staff,  Public Health has notified us that a second individual in our school has tested positive for COVID-19. As a result, Public Health has directed a second class to self-isolate, as part of its established infection prevention and control measures.  ...

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Information about positive COVID-19 case (March 28, 2021)

Posted March 28, 2021

Please see the following letter from Public Health regarding a positive COVID-19 case in our school community. Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health and the school are taking all necessary steps to prevent the further spread of the virus both in the school and in the community.

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Information about elementary graduation celebrations

Posted March 26, 2021

Due to on-going COVID-19 restrictions around large gatherings and physical distancing, UGDSB elementary schools will not be able to hold traditional in-person graduation ceremonies this spring. This includes both indoor and outdoor ceremonies. 

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Recommended reading in Indigenous education and knowledge

Posted March 25, 2021

This year, Upper Grand DSB board and school staff groups have continued organizing and participating in book studies, focusing on furthering learning in anti-racism and anti-oppression. Here are some ideas for recommended reading in Indigenous education and knowledge.

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Policy feedback opportunity: Indigenous Education

Posted March 24, 2021

The following new draft policy has been released for public consultation, and feedback from the public is welcome on the draft documents: Policy 519 – Indigenous Education (First Nations, Métis, Inuit).

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Update – March 22, 2021

Posted March 22, 2021

Happy Spring!   I hope that you had a chance to get outside and enjoy the sunshine and warmer weather over the weekend. Reminders: our fields get very wet and muddy in the Spring.  Please make sure that your child has extra clothing and a ...

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CHES Update – March 15

Posted March 15, 2021

As the Spring approaches, the CHES fields get very muddy and wet.  Please send your child to school with extra clothing and, if possible, indoor and outdoor shoes.  Students are very likely to get wet and/or muddy when playing outside at recess.   If you pick up your ...

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Final review of elementary waitlist on April 1, 2021

Posted March 12, 2021

March 12, 2021 The Upper Grand District School Board will conduct one final review of the waitlist for families wishing to switch between the Elementary Remote School and in-person learning on April 1, 2021. After April 1, students will be required to remain in their current ...

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