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UGDSB seeks public input on Smoke and Vape-Free policy

Provide your input! The following revised policy was recently released for public consultation: Policy 208 – Smoke and Vape-Free Environment

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Board of Trustees approve new UGDSB visual identity, logo

At the May 9 meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board, trustees approved a new visual identity for the UGDSB.

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Special Olympics Track and Field Returns to County of Wellington

After a three-year hiatus Special Olympics Track and Field Day will return to the County of Wellington for its 19th year on May 17, hosted at St. James Catholic High School in Guelph.

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Thousands of Upper Grand students to come together for Empowerment Day

For the first time since before the COVID-19 pandemic, Upper Grand District School Board students will be celebrating together at the Sleeman Centre for Empowerment Day.

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UGDSB and WCDSB sign the Guelph Wellington Dufferin VTRA Community Protocol

The Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB) and the Wellington Catholic District School Board (Wellington Catholic DSB) were among sixteen community partners to sign the fourth Guelph-Wellington-Dufferin Violence Threat Risk Assessment (VTRA) Community Protocol today at a signing ceremony at the Monora Park Pavilion in Mono.

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UGDSB approves draft school year calendars for 2023-24

At the February 28, 2023, Board Meeting, the Upper Grand District School Board approved draft calendars for the 2023-2024 school year for elementary and secondary schools in the Upper Grand DSB. The draft calendars will now be submitted to the Ministry of Education for final approval.

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Kindergarten registration is back – here’s what parents/caregivers need to know

Registration for new UGDSB Junior Kindergarten and Senior Kindergarten students for September 2023 begins on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 and closes on Friday, January 27, 2023 at 4:00 pm. 

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UGDSB Board Meeting Highlights for November 2022

The municipal election, which saw the election of School Board Trustees, was held in October. These highlights represent the work of the 2018-2022 Board of Trustees (November 1-14, 2022) and the 2022-2026 Board of Trustees (November 15-30, 2022).

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Trustee Mesenbrink elected as Chair of the Upper Grand District School Board

Trustee Ralf Mesenbrink, school board trustee for Wards 2, 3 and 4 in the City of Guelph, was elected Chair of the Upper Grand District School Board at the Inaugural meeting of the Board on November 15, 2022.

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2021-2022 EQAO results released 

Results from the province’s 2021-22 Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) tests have been released for school boards across Ontario, including the Upper Grand District School Board. 

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