News & Announcements

DATE CHANGE: Special Olympics Track & Field Meet moved to Wednesday May 15

Posted May 12, 2019

Due to rain in the forecast, the Special Olympics Track & Field Meet has been postponed to Wednesday May 15, 2019.

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Student Initiative – Diaper Drive

Posted May 12, 2019

Arbour Vista PS is having its first ever Diaper Drive! This initiative, organized by one of our Grade 7 students, will send all donations to the Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis Foundation. The Drive will run for two weeks, from May 13th until May 24th. We will be collecting baby diapers,

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School Newsletter – May, 2019

Posted April 30, 2019

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Movie Night – Thursday May 2nd

Posted April 30, 2019

Please join us in the gym on May 2, 2019 for the screening of The Little Prince (2015), starring Jeff Bridges and Rachel McAdams – 106 minute running time.   Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the movie will  begin at 6 p.m.   Come after dinner and enjoy some treats at the

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School Council’s Movie Night

Posted April 14, 2019

Please join us in the gym on May 2, 2019 for the screening of The Little Prince (2015), starring Jeff Bridges and Rachel McAdams – 106 minute running time.   Doors open at 5:30 PM and the movie will  begin at 6:00 PM.   Come after dinner and

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Construction Notice

Posted April 4, 2019

Construction work is coming to Oak Street between Rickson Avenue and Gordon Street.  Work will start on April 23rd and will be completed by early July, weather permitting. Oak Street will be reduced to one lane. Drivers should expect delays. Pedestrian access will be maintained. More information can be found

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Staff Presentation of the 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report

Posted March 29, 2019

The 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on March 19, 2019. 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

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Students, staff and parents – please take our voluntary Diversity Data Survey

Posted March 22, 2019

From March 22 to April 18, 2019, the Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a system-wide survey, to help the board understand the demographic makeup, diversity and ongoing needs of our student population.

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Random Selection

Posted February 5, 2019

At the close of the on-time window, the number of JK French Immersion applications at École Arbour Vista PS exceeded the school’s JK FI enrolment cap.  Random selection is necessary at École Arbour Vista PS.  The random selection process will consider in-area applicants with sibling(s) in UGDSB FI

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International Student Program

Posted October 24, 2018

Homestay is an integral part of the experience in studying abroad. The Upper Grand District School Board - International Student Program welcomes students from around the world to study in ten of our secondary schools and works closely with various homestay service providers through the year. We are very appreciative of

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School Council Update

Posted September 9, 2018

Hello, Arbour Vista Parents and Guardians! Welcome to our 2018/2019 year! My name is Erica Eugenio and I am the chair of the School Council.   The start of a new school year also means the start of a new focus for the School Council. The School Council has been involved in

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Health and Physical Education Letter for Parents

Posted September 4, 2018

Dear parents and guardians, We are writing to you to address some of the questions and concerns we have received regarding changes to the Health and Physical Education Curriculum. As you may know, the Government of Ontario has directed all school boards across the province to use the re-issued 2010 Health

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Security Cameras In UGDSB Schools

Posted June 28, 2018

Beginning this fall, all elementary schools in UGDSB will be outfitted with video surveillance cameras, both inside and outside the building. This is to ensure student/staff safety, and to help reduce vandalism at our schools. All school sites will be required to follow our video surveillance policy which can be viewed

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Long Term Accommodation Plan Final Report (Draft) – Public Meetings

Posted April 11, 2018

The Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) is going to be presented at 5 regional public meetings throughout the month of May. The draft report includes a list of proposed short (1-5 yrs.) and long (6-10 yrs.) accommodation priorities. The report does not include any recommended changes to school

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Release of the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft)

Posted April 6, 2018

Pin Board staff is presenting the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) and Phase 2 Public Engagement Plan at the Board’s Business Operations Committee meeting on April 10, 2018.  The meeting will be held at the Guelph Board Office located at 500

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Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) – Update

Posted March 5, 2018

PinThe first phase of public engagement for the UGDSB Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) is complete.  Thank you to all who attended a workshop or provided input online. Your feedback will be shared in a report to trustees on March 20, 2018. One of

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French Immersion random selection process results for École Arbour Vista PS

Posted February 28, 2018

The randomized list of French Immersion Pre-registration Codes for École Arbour Vista PS from the random selection process on January 29, 2018 is now available online.

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School Climate Survey

Posted February 18, 2018

PLEASE COMPLETE THE UPPER GRAND DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD CLIMATE SURVEY FOR PARENTS This is an anonymous survey that is completed every two years. It allows the school and Board the opportunity to assess the perceptions of safety from students, staff, and parents. The data will be used to make informed planning decisions and

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Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Background Report and Public Engagement Plan

Posted January 31, 2018

On January 30, 2018, trustees approved a Public Engagement Plan as a part of the Board’s process to develop a Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP).
The LTAP is a strategic review of the Board’s facilities, population projections, and enrolment forecasts. At the end of the process, the LTAP will identify accommodation priorities for the Board. Public engagement is an important part of the LTAP process. We want to have conversations with our school communities to promote a shared understanding of local school issues.

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