News & Announcements

Gr 9 Open House – Thurs Sept 28th @ 7:00 pm

Parents/Guardians pick up student timetable from School Events Council in main lobby

7:00 – 7:05 pm    ·      Welcome by Mr. Burns

7:05 – 7:10 pm   ·        Mrs. Hubbard – Guidance information,   Mrs. O’Brien – LINK/grade 9 activities 

 7:10 – 7:15 pm   ·       SLC reps (Jacob and Shillisa)

 7:15 – 7:20 pm  ·        Mrs. Hubbard – instructions for the evening, parents follow student timetable

Period 1:   7:20 – 7:30

Period 2:   7:35 – 7:45

Period 3:   7:50 – 8:00

Period 4:   8:05 – 8:15

School Events Council will help direct parents/guardians around the school.

Spartan Terry Fox Run – Friday Sept. 22nd

Terry FoxTo Make Donations:

Drivers Education at Centennial CVI

Posted September 19, 2023

Applications & Information in the Main Office. Course starts Wed Sept 27th - 3:30-6pm in Room C123

Inspiring Engagement with Parents & School Councils – UGDSB PIC invites you to its fall event

Updated September 19, 2023

GUELPH, Ontario – The Upper Grand District School Board’s Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is inviting UG parents/guardians to join them at the free PIC event on October 25, 2023.  Whether you are currently part of a school council or are …

Supports for students, staff and members of the Muslim community

Posted September 15, 2023

As a united UGDSB community, we are unwavering in our commitment to identifying and dismantling all forms of racism and oppression. Our dedication also extends to specifically addressing Islamophobia.

We stand in solidarity with the Muslim community. We acknowledge the …

Back to school 2023-24: School operations and health and safety information

Updated August 30, 2023

The Upper Grand District School Board looks forward to welcoming all students, staff and families this September. Please see below for important school operations and health and safety information.
In-Person Learning
We are looking forward to welcoming back the majority of …

Welcome back UGDSB to the 2023-2024 school year

Updated August 30, 2023

Welcome to the 2023-24 school year UG! We are excited to welcome all students, families and staff back and welcome all those who are new to the school board. As you prepare to enter the halls of your school and gear up for the 2023-2024 school year, here are some helpful things to know!

Professional Activity Day Description – Sept. 18, 2023

Updated September 19, 2023

Kindergarten to Grade 3 teachers will receive professional learning on early reading instruction, universal design for learning, and screening. to ensure educators are prepared to support their students in a manner consistent with the recommendations in the Ontario Human Rights Commission’s Right to Read report for the full school year. Additionally, staff will focus on the implementation of the new Language curriculum in grades 1 – 8 and on embedding high yield strategies in reading across the various subject curriculum areas. In Secondary schools, teachers will continue professional development on the de-streamed grade 9 course and on effective practices for teaching reading across various subject areas. Furthermore, enhancing teacher efficacy in supporting students to consolidate foundation knowledge and skills in Grade 9 destreamed English will be a focus of this professional learning time.

Reminder for parents/guardians: Student Accident Insurance

Updated August 29, 2023

Parents and guardians are responsible for expenses related to student injuries on school premises or during school activities. Accidents can and do happen and the costs involved might not be fully covered by Provincial health care or employer group …

Student Transportation News

Updated September 6, 2023

Student Transportation Parent Portal opens August 22nd Please see the 2023-2024 Bussing Newsletter  STWDSTS 2023 2024 NEWSLETTER ENGLISH

Student Timetables

Updated September 5, 2023

WELCOME BACK RETURNING AND NEW SPARTANS! Student Timetables will be available for viewing on Monday August 28th. How to access timetables in Edsembli Connect Ed   (more…)

Student ConnectED Accounts – IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Updated August 30, 2023

In an effort to standardize Student Connect Accounts across all schools, we will be changing the login information of the student accounts. This process will be done after the Student accounts expire for this school year on July …

June 2023 policy updates in the Upper Grand DSB

Posted June 14, 2023

At the June 13, 2023, UGDSB Board meeting, the following policy items were approved. All updates have been made on the board website (

Tips & Strategies for Struggling Students

Updated April 26, 2023

Is your child struggling with attending school? We are here to help! Throughout the month of April we will be sharing tips and strategies with parents/guardians to help encourage regular school attendance. Strategies around attitudes and beliefs …

Spartan Mental Health Resouces

Updated August 30, 2023

Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) – Apprenticeship Pathway

Updated March 30, 2023

Apprenticeship 101 – Get Skilled for Life – OYAP Apprenticeship Pathway

Join the Apprentice 101 Google Classroom to learn more about the Apprenticeship Pathway 

Cl a s s Co d e:  s …

Immunization/Vaccine Reporting to Public Health

Updated August 30, 2023

It is a parent’s/guardian’s responsibility to report their child’s vaccinations to Public Health in order to attend a licensed childcare facility or school. You can report your child’s vaccines in one of the following ways