News & Announcements

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 here: https://www.ugdsb.ca/board/policy/policy-203-video-surveillance/ Signage will be posted on the outside of the school prior to cameras being activated.

Staff Presentation of the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report

Posted June 8, 2018

The Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) will be presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on June 12, 2018. Pin The meeting starts at 7 pm in the boardroom at the Guelph Board Office, 500 Victoria Road N, Guelph.

The final report has considered the feedback received during the second phase of public engagement conducted throughout

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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 programs or boundaries. Pin

We invite you to attend

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

Posted April 6, 2018

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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 Victoria Rd N, Guelph starting at 7:00pm.  All are welcome to attend.

The draft report includes

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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 the questions that we have received at the workshops is what will be included in

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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 below.

The prioritized order is as follows: i) in-area student with siblings in FI in Upper Grand; ii) in-area students without siblings in FI in Upper Grand; iii) pre-registrations accompanied by an Out-of-Area request; iv) pre-registrations accompanied by an ‘Out-of-District’ request. The list

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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 to determine the effectiveness of programs.
The survey will take about 5 minutes to complete

Survey link

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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

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Reduced Speed Zones To Be Introduced Near École Arbour Vista PS

Posted June 17, 2017

June 7, 2017

GUELPH, Ontario – The City of Guelph has informed the board that new reduced speed zones are coming to several streets around Guelph schools.

Last month, Guelph City Council approved the addition of new reduced speed school zones.

Several UGDSB elementary schools are affected by the decision, including our school. New 30 km/h speeds zones will be introduced at:

École Guelph Lake PS, on Couling

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