News & Announcements

OSSTF update: Dec. 11 strikes in some Ontario school boards (not UGDSB)

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that on Wednesday Dec. 11, OSSTF teachers and education workers in some school boards will take part in a one-day, full withdrawal of services in selected locations across Ontario: http://www.osstf.on.ca/news/mr-dec-06-2019.aspx

The Upper Grand District School Board is not listed as one of the school boards that will be included in the Dec. 11 OSSTF job action. 

Please continue to check www.ugdsb.ca/labour for updates.

Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin Secondary French Immersion (FI) Assessment

Posted December 9, 2019

The Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin Secondary French Immersion (FI) Assessment – Final Report is being presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on December 10, 2019. The report has considered secondary FI programming in Orangeville, Dufferin and Erin including; the history of FI, enrolment, cohort sizes, and participation and retention rate ...

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Do you have a child starting JK or SK in September 2020?

Posted November 19, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is hosting four Kindergarten registration INFORMATION nights in November and December 2019.

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Important information regarding WHY Survey – a joint survey between UGDSB and WDG Public Health

Posted November 8, 2019

This year Upper Grand District School Board and Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health are collecting information on student health and well-being from youth, parents and school staff. The Well-Being and Health Youth Surveys are designed to help us understand how well we are doing creating safe, welcoming, and inclusive environments in our schools. It also provides important information about the physical and mental health of youth in our area. 

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November Newsletter from Grade 7/8 Guidance Counsellor

Posted November 3, 2019

2019 November_ Newsletter Orangeville (1) (2)

New way to order school photos

Posted October 28, 2019

Dear Parent or Guardian: Your child's photos from your recent photo day are currently being processed in our Canadian Lab and will be ready to view soon.  In the meantime, we wanted to let you know that CMES has been hand-picked to be part of our exciting, environmentally friendly initiative for ...

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Dufferin Parent Support Network upcoming workshops

Posted October 27, 2019

Featured Workshops NovemberNovember 2019 Workshop Schedule (1)

Fall Spirit Wear

Posted October 27, 2019

It's that time of year again, and our Fall Spirit Wear order is available for purchase on SchoolCash Online! We are excited to have black as an option this year as well.  If you are interested in seeing the catalogue of options available, as well as the sizing chart, please ...

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Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin Secondary French Immersion (FI) Impact Assessment

Posted October 25, 2019

An Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin French Immersion (FI) Impact Assessment – Initiation Report was approved by the Board on October 22, 2019. The impact assessment will consider secondary programming in Orangeville, Dufferin and Erin including; the history of FI, enrolment, cohort sizes, and participation and retention rate information.  Consideration will be ...

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Job action and labour updates: Information for parents/guardians 

Posted October 3, 2019

Parents/guardians are encouraged to visit www.ugdsb.ca/labour for on-going updates from the school board regarding provincial job action. 

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Labour Issues & Job Action

Posted October 3, 2019

General information and updates related to labour relations and job action are being posted publicly on the board website at https://www.ugdsb.ca/board/labour-relations/ or www.ugdsb.ca/labour.

Updates will be added as new information is made available.

Introducing your Grade 7/8 Guidance Counsellor

Posted September 29, 2019

2019 October_ Newsletter Orangeville

Talking About Mental Health

Posted September 24, 2019

Talking About Mental Health October 2019 (1)

October 2nd is INTERNATIONAL WALK TO SCHOOL DAY!

Posted September 24, 2019

Environmental Newsletter Insert Oct 2019

Local Food Club is Back!

Posted September 22, 2019

Order your Local Food Club packs for the school year now so you never miss a fresh, locally grown ready to cook, meal brought home by your child!  This meal-in-a-bag is packed in a bright orange reusable backpack and includes locally grown fresh foods with a recipe card providing nutritional ...

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Stay in the Know with UGConnect

Posted September 4, 2019

Stay connected to your school with this handy easy-to-use app!  It is your one-stop resource for important information and notifications about your child's school and the school board. UGConnect is the best way for parents and guardians to stay connected. News and alerts from your school Access your SchoolCashOnline and UG2GO ...

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