News & Announcements

IMPORTANT UPDATES

INCLEMENT WEATHER: A reminder that, as with every winter, inclement weather conditions may result in bus cancellations and/or school closures. Decisions on buses and school operations due to inclement weather are made as soon as key information is available and no later than 6:30am the morning of. To check the status of school buses each morning visit www.stwdsts.ca, and to check the status of school closures visit www.ugdsb.ca.

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

 

Updates For May 30-June 3, 2022

Posted June 1, 2022

Updates For May 30 - June 3, 2022    Hello Alma Families!  Here are the 5 things you need to know today to keep up to date this week: Our next School Council Meeting will be held in person and virtually tomorrow on Thursday, June ...

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The 2022 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved

Posted May 25, 2022

The 2022 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved at the Board Meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board on May 24, 2022. This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. It is necessary for staff to monitor the relevance of the Board’s work plan priorities. The LTAP review report also provides the status of the 5-year work plan priorities identified for 2018-2022.

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Updates For May 23-27, 2022

Posted May 25, 2022

Hello Alma Families!  Here are the 5 things you need to know today to keep up to date this week:   Please remember that Gator Wear orders are due on Friday, May 27.  Please ensure that you fill out both the School Cash Online ...

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Parents/guardians: The next North Wellington Hub meeting is June 15!

Posted May 25, 2022

Parents/caregivers with child/ren attending an Upper Grand District School Board school located in North Wellington are invited to join the North Wellington Hub. The next meeting is June 15.

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Summer Camp for students in grades 6-8

Posted May 20, 2022

 This July, the Upper Grand DSB is offering free Summer Camps focused on coding and construction. These camps are open to all UGDSB students in Grades 6-8 (coding) and Grade 7-8 (construction). 

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Updates For May 16-20, 2022

Posted May 18, 2022

Hello Alma Families!  Here are the 5 things you need to know today to keep up to date this week:   Please remember that Monday, May 23 is Victoria Day and there will be no school.   We are excited to welcome Natasha ...

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Updates For May 2-6, 2022

Posted May 4, 2022

Hello Alma Families!  Here are the 5 things you need to know today to keep up to date this week:   Our School Council meeting will be held tomorrow from 6:30 to 8:00 PM.  The meeting will be held in the library learning commons but a ...

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Updates For April 25-29, 2022

Posted April 27, 2022

Hello Alma Families!  Here are the 5 things you need to know today to keep up to date this week: Our School Council meeting will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2022 from 6:30 to 8:00 PM.  The meeting will be held in the library learning commons but we will ...

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Policy feedback opportunity: Policy 312 Website and Social Media Management

Posted April 27, 2022

The following board policy currently under review was released for public consultation: 312 – Website and Social Media Management

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Updates For April 18-22, 2022

Posted April 20, 2022

Hello Alma Families!  Here are the 5 things you need to know today to keep up to date this week:   Our School Council meeting has been rescheduled and will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2022 from 6:30 to 8:00 PM.  We have moved up ...

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Reminders of health and safety guidance during the sixth COVID-19 wave

Posted April 12, 2022

Public Health officials expect the sixth wave of COVID-19 to last for another several weeks, and we are asking for everyone’s help to get us through this latest wave. 

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Updates For April 11-15, 2022

Posted April 11, 2022

Hello Alma Families!  Here are the 5 things you need to know today to keep up to date this week:   Thank you for continuing to complete your daily screening.  It is a very important step in keeping our schools safe.  As we have shared, masking ...

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Updates For April 4-8, 2022

Posted April 6, 2022

Hello Alma Families!  Here are the 5 things you need to know today to keep up to date this week: As schools are opening up and we start to look at opportunities to connect with family and community members, we are looking at starting up the role of volunteers at ...

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Ramadan Mubarak to all of those observing

Posted April 4, 2022

April 2nd, subject to new moon sighting, marks the beginning of Ramadan.  Many students, families and staff in the UGDSB and worldwide are observing Ramadan, during this 9th month of the Islamic calendar.   Prayer in Schools and Board Offices Multifaith prayer spaces are available in schools. Schools will indicate the ...

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Updates For March 28-April 1, 2022

Posted March 30, 2022

Hello Alma Families!  Here are the 5 things you need to know today to keep up to date this week: Given the seasonal changes ahead, this is a great time to remind families of the importance of indoor shoes.  To help prevent mud from being tracked into the school, please ...

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