News & Announcements

Transportation Information for the 2020-21 school year

If buses are cancelled in Divisions 1, 2, 3, or 4: Division 1 – elementary schools are open to students, secondary schools are closed. Division 2 – elementary schools are open to students, secondary schools are closed. Division 3 – elementary schools and secondary schools are closed to students. Division 4 – elementary schools and secondary schools (*including EDHS) are closed to students. Please visit www.stwdsts.ca for bus cancellations. 

Information on COVID-19 and school operations:

Important COVID-19 Update

Posted November 27, 2020

Dear parents/guardians and staff,

On Sunday, November 29 Public Health notified us that another individual in our school has tested positive for COVID-19. As a result, a second potentially affected class cohort and some bus students have been asked to stay at home while Public Health does contact tracing. The cases appear to be unrelated at this time.

Friday November 27, Public Health notified us that an individual …

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Feedback welcome on board Policy 503 – Safe Schools

Posted November 25, 2020

The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public feedback on board Policy 503 – Safe Schools. The deadline to provide feedback is January 19 at 4pm.

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Parking Passes

Posted November 23, 2020

Grade 11 & 12 students planning to use the parking lot please see below.

Student parking spaces are limited. A parking pass does not guarantee you a parking space. Parking Expectations:

Vehicles are only to park in designated parking spots.
No parking in the front Staff Parking Lot or in school bus …

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Important changes on bus cancellation days and inclement weather days in the UGDSB

Posted November 20, 2020

Due to COVID-19 restrictions and protocols, there are changes to bus cancellation and inclement weather days in the Upper Grand District School Board in the 2020-21 school year. 

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Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health letter to the community

Posted November 18, 2020

Dr. Mercer, Medical Officer of Health and CEO at Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has shared a letter with important information for the community regarding COVID-19. 

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Quadmester 2, OSSLT information for secondary students and parents

Posted November 4, 2020

All secondary students and parents/guardians are asked to review the following information on Quadmester 2, the OSSLT and more.

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UGUmbrella: The quality of being thankful – this November we celebrate Gratitude

Posted November 2, 2020

The theme for November is Gratitude. Gratitude is the quality of being thankful. It is an essential skill that helps us keep our focus on what we have, instead of what we do not have. This skill is especially important at a time when there are so many restrictions in place at school, home and in the community. Learn more about Gratitude on the board website.

Link to Secondary Quadmester 1 and 2 calendar

Posted October 30, 2020

Please click to view the full secondary quadmester 1 and 2 calendar. The first day of classes for secondary students in quadmester 2 is November 16, 2020.

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Public Health Ontario Fact Sheets

Posted October 7, 2020

UGDSB launches The Umbrella Project to support mental health and well-being

Posted September 29, 2020

At the Upper Grand District School Board, we value mentally healthy schools, classrooms and work sites. This year, in order to further help support the mental health and well-being of UGDSB students and staff, we are introducing The Umbrella Project to schools and offices.

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