News & Announcements

Terry Fox Run Update

Posted September 20, 2021

Please see below the Terry Fox Run update created by our Grade 6 class.  It is wonderful to see our students, under the direction of Mrs. Hons, take on this leadership opportunity and help with the planning, communicating and organizing.  Once the timing of the event during the school day is finalized ...

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School Reorganization Update

Posted September 15, 2021

Important Memo Regarding School Reorganization September 15, 2021 Dear Parents, As you are aware, classes within the Upper Grand District School Board are tentative for the first two weeks of school.  Schools have built class lists based on tentative organizations.  Changes are sometimes necessary so that our Board remains compliant with Ministry of ...

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Notes From Week 1 & A Tasty Treat

Posted September 9, 2021

Hello Alma families.  It has been wonderful to see all of the hard work of our staff translate into a great start-up for our students.  Clearly, you as parents have done a great job of preparing your children for the transition back to school and things are going well.  As ...

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Further Updates To School Start Up Routines

Posted September 3, 2021

Hello Alma PS families.  I am very excited that we are going to be seeing each other in person on Tuesday.  It's always exciting to count down the final few "sleeps" before school begins.  We are finishing up the finishing touches and are looking forward to learning together soon. As I suggested ...

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September Registration & Fall Startup Updates

Posted August 27, 2021

Hello Alma PS families.  My name is Jason Boyce and I am honoured to serve our community as the new principal.  Both Alma PS and Board staff have been working hard to prepare for a great September startup.  Please follow this link at Alma PS Startup Information For Families ...

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Community Resource Centre Backpack program available

Posted July 23, 2021

Families in need are invited to register for the 2021 Backpack Program sponsored by the Community Resource Centre.

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2021 Long Term Accommodation Plan annual review report approved

Posted June 23, 2021

The 2021 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved at the Board Meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board on June 22, 2021.

This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. ...

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Policy feedback opportunity: School Volunteers, Educational Field Trips and Off-Site Activities

Posted June 23, 2021

The following UGDSB draft policies have been released for public consultation: Policy 205 School Volunteers, and Policy 508 Educational Field Trips and Off-Site Activities. The deadline to provide feedback is October 14, 2021, at 4pm.

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Board News: End of the year information (June 2021)

Posted June 16, 2021

As we approach the end of the school year, we would like to say thank you to all our students, families and staff for their hard work and understanding throughout the year. The purpose of this letter is to provide you with information about the last few weeks of school. 

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WDG Public Health to host Parent Information Session on COVID-19 vaccines

Posted June 10, 2021

On June 14, 2021, at 7pm, Dr. Matthew Tenenbaum, the Associate Medical Officer of Health for Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health, will be offering a presentation for youth and their parents/caregivers to learn more about WDGPH’s COVID-19 vaccination program and answer parent questions. 

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UGDSB celebrates National Indigenous History Month

Posted June 9, 2021

June is National Indigenous History Month, a month where we celebrate and recognize histories, contributions and diversity of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples in Canada. 

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Supports for staff and students following horrific violence targeting Muslim community

Posted June 8, 2021

The Upper Grand District School Board would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the Muslim community following the horrific violence in London, Ontario, which killed four family members and sent another family member to hospital with serious injuries. Officials are reporting that this is an apparent hate crime and that the victims were targeted because of their Muslim faith. 

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UGDSB launching online report card system

Posted June 7, 2021

Due to COVID-19, the Upper Grand District School Board is preparing to make student report cards available online for parents/guardians this spring. Keep reading for important dates coming up.

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Province announces that Ontario schools will remain in remote learning this school year

Posted June 2, 2021

On June 2, 2021, the provincial government announced that Ontario schools will remain in remote learning for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year. This means that all UGDSB students will continue learning remotely for the rest of this school year, with the exception of those students currently attending specialized class placements in person.

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We include all awesome humans – UGDSB Kicks off Pride Month celebrations

Posted May 31, 2021

Throughout the month of June, the Upper Grand District School Board will be celebrating Pride Month at the board and school levels and as a community.

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