Skip to Main Content

Board News for Elementary

Monitoring School Absence Rates in the UGDSB

As an additional measure and layer of communication to keep our communities informed, the UGDSB has launched a pilot initiative to track school absence rates on a daily basis. This process is a pilot program and may evolve as required.

Read more about Monitoring School Absence Rates in the UGDSB »

Ontario’s COVID-19 screening tool, what to do after exposure, and other ways to slow the spread of COVID-19

Daily screening and knowledge of what to do after you or your child/ren have been exposed to COVID-19 is incredibly important in helping to keep schools and communities safe.

Read more about Ontario’s COVID-19 screening tool, what to do after exposure, and other ways to slow the spread of COVID-19 »

Wear and care of cloth masks for students

Public Health officials have stressed that wearing a well-constructed, well-fitted and properly worn mask or face covering is one the key protective measures we can take to reduce the transmission of COVID-19. Families are encouraged to review the following information about the proper use and care of cloth face masks.

Read more about Wear and care of cloth masks for students »

Protective health and safety measures during in-person learning

The provincial government has announced that Ontario schools will reopen to in-person learning starting on Monday January 17, 2022. The Upper Grand District School Board has many protective health and safety measures in place at our schools. Please read below for reminders and updates regarding these protective measures. 

Read more about Protective health and safety measures during in-person learning »

UGDSB launching temporary remote option for elementary students once in-person learning resumes

The Upper Grand District School Board is developing a Temporary Remote Learning Option for elementary students that will be launched once in-person learning resumes.

Read more about UGDSB launching temporary remote option for elementary students once in-person learning resumes »

This month’s Wellness Works explores the theme of empathy

In this month’s Wellness Works we discuss different ways your child can develop empathy with their peers.

Read more about This month’s Wellness Works explores the theme of empathy »

Revised criteria for UGDSB student mask exemptions

As a result of the continued spread of COVID-19 and the increased transmissibility with the most recent variant, the Upper Grand District School Board has revised the criteria for granting student mask exemption requests. Please review this information for details.

Read more about Revised criteria for UGDSB student mask exemptions »

Public Health offering vaccination drop-in clinics for school staff, children and more

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is offering drop-in opportunities for eligible individuals to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, no appointment needed.

Read more about Public Health offering vaccination drop-in clinics for school staff, children and more »

Information about bus cancellations and remote learning on inclement weather days

Please see the following for important information regarding bus cancellations and inclement weather days in the Upper Grand District School Board for the 2021-22 school year. 

Read more about Information about bus cancellations and remote learning on inclement weather days »

Learn how to translate UGDSB website content to multiple languages

Did you know that Upper Grand District School Board websites translate to multiple languages?

Read more about Learn how to translate UGDSB website content to multiple languages »

a