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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.

ILPS December 2019 – School Newsletter

Posted December 2, 2019

Dear Parents and Guardians, December has begun with a wintry blast!  We are looking forward to getting out in the snow to play and build. It was great to see our families at the Parent/Teacher Interviews and we are looking forward to seeing you all at the  School Council Deck the ...

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Nov 28, 2019 – Board IT issue sending emails to Rogers customers

Posted November 28, 2019

Dear Parents and Guardians, As of two days ago, Nov 26, 2019, the Board IT Dept has been experiencing issues with emails sent to Rogers email accounts. If you have a Rogers email, messages from the school may not be received or may be delayed.. The IT Department is aware and ...

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Poinsettia and Deck the Halls Reminders

Posted November 27, 2019

The ordered poinsettias arrive from Bradford Greenhouse this week.  Pick up of orders will take place on Thursday November 28th between 4pm and 8pm and also on Friday November 29th between 9am and 12noon.  Pick up is in the school gymnasium.  Please bring your ...

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Booking Interviews Online

Posted November 21, 2019

The link to the online booking site is https://www.ugdsb.ca/pti For Parent/Teacher interviews on the evening of Thursday, November 28, 2019 and all day Friday, November 29, 2019, appointments will be booked online. The site will open today, Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 3:00 pm and will close Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 10:00 pm.  ...

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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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Bullying Prevention Week 2019

Posted November 18, 2019

Dear Parents and Guardians,   November 17-22, 2019 is Bullying Prevention Week  “Bullying” means aggressive and typically repeated behaviour and..... A) the behaviour is intended by the pupil to have the effect of, or the pupil ought to know that the behaviour would be likely to have the effect of, i) causing harm, fear ...

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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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PIN Internet Safety

Posted November 7, 2019

This year, your ILPS Council will be offering a variety of Parent Information Nights throughout the school year.  These nights will cover different topics that parents may find useful and interesting.  Our next Parent Information Night will be on the topic of Internet Safety. According to KidsHealth.org, the Internet can be ...

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ILPS November 2019- School Newsletter

Posted November 5, 2019

Dear Parents and Guardians, It’s November at ILPS!  Fall is definitely in the air and leaves are on the ground!  The clocks were turned back on  Sunday, November 3rd this year - it is nice to have some more light in the mornings!  We have reminded our students that it will ...

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ILPS Parent Survey

Posted November 5, 2019

Hello Families, Your ILPS Council has been discussing a few possible ideas for future initiatives.  We are looking for input from you about some of these things.  Please take a moment to answer this very brief anonymous survey.  ILPS Parent Survey We very much appreciate your input.  The survey will remain ...

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WHY Parent Information Letter

Posted November 4, 2019

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has partnered with Upper Grand District School Board to conduct a survey in your child’s school.  All students in Grades 4 through 12 will be asked to complete this survey. Completion of the survey is not required.  The letter and parent refusal form is coming home with ...

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Deck the Halls

Posted November 4, 2019

Hello Families, We are happy to announce that ILPS’s much anticipated annual Deck the Halls event is happening this year on Wednesday December 4th from 6-8pm. The planning committee is excited about all that we have in store for our families this year.  We will have favourites such as photos with Santa ...

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Poinsettia Fundraiser

Posted October 30, 2019

Hello ILPS Families

It is time for Council’s annual Poinsettia fundraiser.  This year we will be raising money to support ILPS’s Maker Space. Our maker space provides STEM activities to all grades in ...

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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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School Drinking Water test results

Posted October 10, 2019

The Upper Grand DSB has been testing for lead in school drinking water.  The link below is a copy of the test results. School Drinking Water Test
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