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

Professional Activity Day Description – Nov. 24, 2023

Updated November 10, 2023

Date: November 24, 2023 Length: Full Day Topics: Elementary Topic: Parent-Guardian / Teacher Interviews Secondary Topic 1:  AM – Curriculum PD and Workshops Secondary Topic 2:  PM – Workplace Violence Prevention Training as per the Collective Agreement Entity Hosting: Upper Grand DSB Presenter(s)/Facilitator(s): School Administrators and Online Modules Description:  Elementary Staff will spend the full day communicating with parents/guardians about student progress after ...

From the Principal’s Desk – November 6, 2023

Updated November 5, 2023

Hello Arbour Vista families, As the days grow shorter and the temperatures drop, we find ourselves immersed in the beauty of autumn and the exciting learning opportunities that this month has in store for our students.  Your Future Your Choice Your Future Your Choice is organized in partnership with ...

Your Future Your Choice Event – Grade 8-12

Posted October 30, 2023

Your Future Your Choice event is organized in partnership with the Career Education Council. Grade 8-12 parents and students are invited to Centennial CVI to speak with a wide variety of vendors representing secondary programs, postsecondary pathways and workplace opportunities. The event takes place Nov. 15th 6pm-8pm. YFYC ...

From the Principal’s Desk – October 30, 2023

Posted October 30, 2023

Hello Arbour Vista families, Happy Halloween to those who celebrate. We are looking forward to seeing the costumes of those who choose to wear one. There has been a buzz amongst the students about what they will be wearing. We also want to thank you for donating ...

Provide your feedback on UGDSB draft policies

Posted October 25, 2023

At the October 24th Board meeting, the following policy items were approved. All updates have been made on the board website (

Picture Day is Tomorrow

Updated October 20, 2023

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From the Principal’s Desk – October 22, 2023

Updated October 22, 2023

Hello Arbour Vista Families, I hope you had a great weekend and this message finds you all in good health and high spirits. As we embark on another week of the school year, this newsletter provides insights and updates for this week. ATTENDANCE SUPPORT:   This week, our tips for ...

Picture Day

Posted October 20, 2023

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Attendance Support

Posted October 18, 2023

ATTENDANCE SUPPORT  We are continuing to share information to help families support their child’s attendance at school. Below are some tips you can try that involve the routines and the environment at home. Practice consistent bedtime and morning routines with your child.  ...

From the Principal’s Desk – October 16, 2023

Updated October 15, 2023

Hello Arbour Vista families, As we bid farewell to the warm days of summer, it's time to embrace the approaching autumn season with its cooler weather and a sense of renewal. We hope you had a lovely weekend and could grab your favourite sweater and enjoy the ...
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