News & Announcements

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

From the Principal’s Desk – May 27, 2024

Updated May 24, 2024

Good Morning Arbour Vista families,  It is hard to believe that this is our last weekly communication for the month of May. This time of year gets busy, so be sure to stay up to date with upcoming deadlines and special events by reading below. Let's wrap ...

Professional Activity Day Description – June 7, 2024

Posted May 27, 2024

Information for Elementary Parents/Guardians Date: June 7, 2024 Length: Full Day Topic AM: Curriculum Topic PM: Report Card Writing Entity Hosting: Upper Grand DSB Description:  Elementary Staff will spend half the day focused on various math and literacy topics and strategies. The second half of the day will be dedicated to report card writing, as per the employee group collective agreements. Elementary ...

UGDSB policy updates for May 2024

Posted May 21, 2024

At the May 14, 2024, Board Meeting, the following policy items were approved:

Policy 406 – Health and Safety (annual review; no change) Policy 417 – Violence in the Workplace (annual review; no change) ...

From the Principal’s Desk – May 21st, 2024

Updated May 17, 2024

Hello Arbour Vista families, Hope you had a fantastic Victoria Day weekend celebrating with friends and family! It's always wonderful to take a moment to appreciate the beauty of our Canadian heritage and the blessings of community. Whether you spent the time relaxing, exploring the outdoors, or ...

From the Principal’s Desk – May 14th, 2024

Updated May 10, 2024

Hello Arbour Vista families, As spring unfolds, we encourage students to dress in layers for the unpredictable weather. Join us as we celebrate resilience, growth, and the beauty of change. Happy reading! Grade 8 End of Year Celebration As June approaches, we are all starting to think about the ...

From the Principal’s Desk – May 6, 2024

Posted May 3, 2024

Hello Arbour Vista families,, With May flowers in full bloom and the school year progressing swiftly, we're thrilled to embark on another week of exciting events and experiences at Arbour Vista. May Communications Newsletter  The May Communications Newsletter is out! This is the monthly public-facing newsletter from ...

Letter to families from the Minister of Education on changes to Provincial Code of Conduct

Posted April 29, 2024

Please see below for a letter from the Minister of Education, to Ontario parents/caregivers. To download a copy of the letter, please click here.

Dear parents,

For the first time in nearly a generation, our government successfully negotiated agreements ...

From the Principal’s Desk April 29, 2024

Updated April 26, 2024

Good Morning Arbour Vista families,  Welcome to the May edition of our school newsletter!  Faith Days During May Acknowledging and celebrating days of faith is an important aspect of many religious traditions and cultures. Different faiths have their own holy days, festivals, and observances that hold significance ...

From the Principal’s Desk – April 22, 2024

Updated April 19, 2024

 Dear Arbour Vista Families,  Happy Monday, everyone! I hope you had a lovely weekend and were able to find some time to connect with family and friends.   As part of our ongoing commitment to ensuring a safe environment, we want to remind everyone about the importance of walking ...

From the Principal’s Desk – April 15, 2024

Updated April 12, 2024

Good morning Arbour Vista families! As we step into another  week at École Arbour Vista , our students are bustling with energy. Let’s see what exciting developments this week holds for our community! Grad Photos- Take 2! If your Gr 8 student missed their Grad photo session, ...

From the Principal’s Desk- April 9, 2024

Updated April 5, 2024

Hello Arbour Vista families, As spring unfolds, it's a pleasure to witness the growth of both our students and our  school community. With routines firmly established, our students are diligently engaged in their learning. School Board’s April Communications Newsletter:  The April Communications Newsletter is out! This is ...

Every Day Counts! Why regular student attendance at school really matters

Updated April 22, 2024

In the UGDSB, we know how important school attendance and established routines are for students to build knowledge, skills and confidence. Regular attendance is more than just a requirement; it’s a critical building block for academic success, social development, and future opportunities. While we may face challenges that ...

1 2 3 16