News & Announcements

ETFO Feb. 4 & Feb. 6 strikes: All UGDSB elementary schools to close – Secondary schools to remain open

On Tuesday Feb. 4 and Thursday Feb. 6, all UGDSB ELEMENTARY schools are closed to students due to planned one-day ETFO strikes. All UGDSB SECONDARY schools are to remain open to students on these dates and will operate as usual. For additional details visit: http://ow.ly/iXz450y69uN

TRANSPORTATION: On Feb. 4 and Feb. 6, buses/student transportation for all UGDSB elementary students is cancelled. Transportation for secondary students will continue to run.

COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOLS AND CHILD CARE: Community Use of Schools and third-party operated child care centres remain open during this labour action. Some Before and/or After School Programs may be operating and each operator will communicate directly with families.​

UPDATES: Please continue to check the board website for updates at www.ugdsb.ca/labour.

Information for parents/guardians about coronavirus

Posted January 27, 2020

Information for UGDSB parents and guardians regarding coronavirus.

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Important letter regarding Term 1 Report Cards

Posted January 22, 2020

Please read for important information about the impact current provincial job action will have on elementary Term 1 report cards.

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Important information about the Transportation website during strikes

Posted January 20, 2020

Please read for important information about student transportation (busing) communication during a strike that results in the closure of schools to students. 

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Jan 17 Update

Posted January 17, 2020

It is a sunny and beautiful day but a cold one. Please make sure students are well dressed for the weather! JK Registrations ends Monday at 4:00 pm for all new students in JK. Please register online and we require final documents at the office. Playground Update-School Council: We are excited to share ...

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NEW DATE: JK Registration & French Immersion On-Time Application Window

Posted January 10, 2020

The French Immersion on-time application deadline has been extended to Monday January 20, 2020, at 4 p.m.

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Happy New Year!

Posted January 7, 2020

We hope you had a fantastic holiday and wish you a Happy New Year for 2020!! Please see the attached link to read our January Newsletter! January 2020 Newsletter This week many classes have been working on New Year 2020 goals! We also have JK registration happening for new students this week. On ...

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Kindergarten Registration begins January 7th, 2020.

Posted January 6, 2020

Registration for new UGDSB JK and SK students for September 2020 will take place at your child’s home school from January 7-17, 2020.

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Holiday Concert

Posted December 11, 2019

Please see the attached program for our concert planned on Wed Dec 18th. Our snow date/alternate date is Thursday Dec 19th with the same schedule. We look forward to seeing parents if you are able to make it! Winter Program Please also see the attachment regarding a "Skate with Santa" event. ...

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Dec 10th Update

Posted December 10, 2019

We are very excited for our pasta lunch tomorrow. Please bring in tupperware containers and a fork if your child ordered to help reduce waste. This will also allow students to take home leftovers. A special thank you to a family who donated $2,500 through the Upper Grand Learning Foundation to ...

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Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin Secondary French Immersion (FI) Assessment

Posted December 9, 2019

The Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin Secondary French Immersion (FI) Assessment – Final Report is being presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on December 10, 2019. The report has considered secondary FI programming in Orangeville, Dufferin and Erin including; the history of FI, enrolment, cohort sizes, and participation and retention rate ...

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Me to We activities

Posted December 5, 2019

We Day - Me to We Team Brisbane students are excited to continue to raise funds towards our goal to build a school in Haiti. It costs $10,000 to build a school with the Free the Children education program. Over the past five years, the Brisbane We Team has raised nearly ...

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December Updates

Posted December 2, 2019

Good morning and I can't believe it is already December! Please see the attached December newsletter that highlights everything happening this month. Please note, we have our Holiday Concert scheduled for Dec 18th at 11:15 am for Kindergarten performances and their Reading buddies and at 1:45 pm for Primary and Junior ...

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Nov 25th Update

Posted November 25, 2019

A reminder to please book your parent teacher interview if you haven't already as the online booking system closes tonight at 10 pm. Please go to https://www.ugdsb.on.ca/pti/ to book. Interviews are being booked for Thursday evening, Nov 28 and all day Friday, Nov 29th which is a PA Day. If ...

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Friday Nov 22nd

Posted November 22, 2019

We had a great day of active movement in the gym with a focus on student engagement and individuality today! Discussions about anti-bulling and School Council is excited to offer custom Brisbane Bears ornaments just in time for the holidays! Locally made, engraved wooden Brisbane Bears, approximately 3x4 inches in size, ...

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November 19, 2019

Posted November 19, 2019

Popcorn day is tomorrow and you can still order on schoolcashonline.com. “The Brisbane Healthy Snack Program is happy to provide a hot pasta lunch on Wednesday December 11th. The pasta lunch will be available for purchase on School Cash Online for a cost of $5.00 per student and includes a portion of ...

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Do you have a child starting JK or SK in September 2020?

Posted November 19, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is hosting four Kindergarten registration INFORMATION nights in November and December 2019.

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