News & Announcements
All Upper Grand DSB schools are closed
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic all UGDSB schools will remain closed for the rest of the 2019-20 school year. All UGDSB buildings and grounds are closed to the public. Please click the links below for information on COVID-19 and distance learning.
In light of the Ministry of Education’s announcement that schools will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, the UGDSB is putting plans in place for families and students to ...
Parents/guardians are invited to read a letter from the Minister of Education, following the announcement from the province that schools will not reopen this school year.
The province has announced that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ontario schools will not reopen this school year. Distance learning will continue for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year.
Upper Grand District School Board Director of Education, Martha Rogers, has written a letter to parents/guardians providing updated information on synchronous learning in the UGDSB.
Please note that in order to adhere to the provincial school closures order and Public Health protocols around physical distancing, access to our schools is restricted.
Parents and guardians are invited to read a letter from the Minister of Education, sent April 28, 2020.
Parents/guardians are asked to please read a letter from the Director of Education regarding the extension of the school closures and information from the Ministry regarding final grades.
All publicly funded schools in Ontario will remain closed until at least May 31, 2020, as part of an effort to keep students, staff and families safe from COVID-19.
To support families, the Upper Grand District School Board has put together some helpful tips for parents/guardians to set their child up for success.
In light of the provincial closure of schools and the transition to distance learning, the UGDSB has decided to postpone the April 24 PD Day to a later date.
The Upper Grand District School Board has launched a website for parents/guardians with resources and information to support students with special education needs.
Due to the on-going school closures, we are asking that parents submit any outstanding Out of Area requests prior to the end of April.
To assist our families with tech support related to distance learning, the Upper Grand District School Board has a Tech Help webpage for parents and students.
Please read the attached letter for further information regarding Learning at Home, including important information about resources for students with special education needs, access to technology and printed materials and more.
A letter from the Director of Education regarding the board’s distance learning program is posted on the board website.
Preliminary information from the board on student access to devices and technology, SEA equipment, hands-on based learning ideas, and more.
Due to the extension of school closures in Ontario, the UGDSB has decided to cancel or postpone a number of school based events.
Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has written an important letter for all Ontario parents and guardians, regarding the extension of school closures in Ontario and information on distance learning for students.
On Tuesday March 31, 2020, the Premier of Ontario announced that in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all schools in Ontario will remain closed until at least May 1 for staff and May 4 for students. Premier Ford also said that the province is prepared to extend the school closures even further if required.
A reminder to all members of our school communities that in alignment with municipal closures around COVID-19, all Upper Grand DSB schoolyard play structures are closed.
A letter from the Director of Education has been posted to the board website (Friday March 27, 2020). The letter contains important information regarding the board’s distance learning plan and information about staff reaching out to families.
Parents and guardians are asked to read the letter from the Director of Education, posted to the board website on March 23, 2020.
Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has written an important letter for all Ontario parents and guardians, March 22, 2020.
The province has ordered all publicly funded schools in Ontario to close for two weeks following March Break, in response to the emergence in Ontario of COVID-19. As a result, Upper Grand DSB schools will be closed from March 14 to April 5, 2020.
With March Break approaching, many families and staff have questions about international travel and precautions required upon returning from travel. A letter with travel advice from Public Health is posted on the UGDSB website.
Information for UGDSB parents and guardians regarding coronavirus.
Please read for important information about the impact current provincial job action will have on elementary Term 1 report cards.
Please read for important information about student transportation (busing) communication during a strike that results in the closure of schools to students.
The French Immersion on-time application deadline has been extended to Monday January 20, 2020, at 4 p.m.
Registration for new UGDSB JK and SK students for September 2020 will take place at your child’s home school from January 7-17, 2020.
The Upper Grand District School Board is hosting four Kindergarten registration INFORMATION nights in November and December 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.
Parents/guardians are encouraged to visit www.ugdsb.ca/labour for on-going updates from the school board regarding provincial job action.