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.
Information: Air quality due to forest fires
Environment Canada has issued a Special Air Quality Statement that covers all of Dufferin and Wellington. Smoke from local forest fires as well as forest fires in Quebec have resulted in deteriorated air quality. Poor air quality may persist throughout the week. We are monitoring the situation closely and are providing Environment Canada guidance to all schools.
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June At A GlanceHello Dragon Families, We're thrilled to announce the exciting 3 weeks ahead as we wrap up the school year! From captivating class field trips to exhilarating Track and Field events, Summerfest celebrations, and Grad ceremonies, we have an array of amazing activities planned. Let's make the most of these final weeks ...
Celebrating Pride: Message from the Chair and Director of the UGDSB
This week, the Upper Grand District School Board and our schools across the region are kicking off Pride Month. During the month of June and throughout the year, the UGDSB supports 2SLGBTQIA+ staff, students and their families by celebrating the joy of identity and centering 2SLGBTQIA+ histories, contributions and excellence. We are committed to this work and supporting the 2SLGBTQIA+ community in all of our schools, offices and school communities.
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UGDSB Long Term Accommodation PlanAt the May 9, 2023, Board meeting, Trustees received the “Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Draft Report”. The LTAP is a planning document that discusses school facilities, population projections, and enrolment projections. The LTAP is used to help guide Capital Investment, Program and Facility decisions that support the Upper Grand District ...
Spirit Wear Is Back!Spirit Wear is back! Order your JL gear using School Cash Online, https://ugdsb.schoolcashonline.com. Orders will be open from May 7th - May 19th. Please note, we will no longer be offering the option of printing names on clothing.
May At A GlanceHello Dragon Families, Ode to May: May flowers bloom in the sun's warm light, Bringing colors to our sight. Birds sing and fly with such delight, as spring days turn into night. Please see the important dates below: Upcoming Dates: May 2 & 3 - Gr SK, JK, 2, 4, and 7 Dental Screening - Public ...
UGDSB seeking public input on board policies
The Upper Grand District School Board has released the following policies for public consultation, and feedback is welcome on the draft documents until May 25, 2023. You are invited to review the policy drafts and submit online feedback at www.ugdsb.ca/board/policy. The deadline for public input is May 25, 2023 at 4 pm EST. Persons without internet access may call 519-822-4420 (or toll-free 1-800-321-4025) ext. 544 to request a printed copy of the draft documents.
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Montana’s Fundraiser – Tuesday April 25thMontana's Fundraiser April 25 - Please mark this day on your calendar! On Tuesday April 25, Montana's will donate a percentage of their sales (lunch and dinner!) to Jean Little Public School. Make your reservations now, or plan on doing phone in take out (third party providers do not apply). ...
Parents/guardians invited to PIC Spring Event: Building Engaging School Councils
Upper 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, ...
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April At A GlanceHello Dragon Families, Spring has sprung! April brings showers, flowers, and the celebration of Earth Day. Keep learning, growing, and exploring! April 3 to 6 - Live Free Week "Toonies for Tummies" is our Live Free Campaign that supports our Snack Programs at school. Students are encouraged to bring in a toonie during ...
UPDATED: Information for families regarding reported online threats to Guelph school communities
March 30, 2023
We would like to provide you with an update regarding the general online threats that were reported last night. Guelph Police began investigating this immediately.
On Thursday morning, Guelph Police reported that they believe there is no immediate ...
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Information for families regarding reported online threats to Guelph school communities
March 29, 2023
We wanted to provide you with information regarding general online threats being made against schools Wednesday night. These reported threats follow similar threats made online to various schools in the GTA earlier this month.
Multiple school boards are aware ...
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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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