News & Announcements

A Survey to Confirm Interest in and the Feasibility of Establishing an IB Diploma Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin

Posted April 1, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a survey to confirm interest in and the feasibility of establishing an International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin. The IBDP is respected by leading universities across the globe. IB offers an education focused on teaching students to think critically and independently,

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Staff Presentation of the 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report

Posted March 29, 2019

The 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on March 19, 2019. This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. It is necessary for staff to monitor the relevance of the Board’s work

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IB Survey

Posted March 27, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a survey to confirm interest in and the feasibility of establishing an International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin. The survey is available online from March 28 – April 12, 2019 at www.ugdsb.ca/IBsurvey.  Survey results will be included in a report

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Road Safety Reminder

Posted March 22, 2019

If you are driving close to our school please stop for all pedestrian crossovers and school crossings! SnipImage

Students, staff and parents – please take our voluntary Diversity Data Survey

Posted March 22, 2019

From March 22 to April 18, 2019, the Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a system-wide survey, to help the board understand the demographic makeup, diversity and ongoing needs of our student population.

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CHES Update – February 20

Posted February 20, 2019

This afternoon all students brought home their first term report card.  This is a great opportunity to celebrate your child’s learning since September and set goals for the next few months of school.  Please be sure to return the parent signature portion of the report card and the

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Having a HEART at CHES

Posted February 20, 2019

IMG_6941 On February 14 CHES students and staff recognized Have a Heart Day.  Have a Heart Day is a child and youth-led reconciliation event that brings together caring Canadians to help ensure First Nations children have the services they need to grow up safely

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HHFA Local Food Club

Posted February 19, 2019

HFFA’s Local Food Club (LFC) is a program offered to schools in the Headwaters region (Dufferin County and Caledon), where staff and parents can purchase memberships to receive a local, seasonal, meal-in-a-bag each month. HFFA coordinates with designated School Champions at each school. Packs are delivered to the school and

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Milk Tokens

Posted February 5, 2019

Due to circumstances beyond our control, milk and milk tokens will be unavailable for purchase until February 15. An email will be sent to CHES families if there is a change in availability. Thank you for your understanding.

Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health – Parent Information

Posted January 30, 2019

In Ontario, the Immunization of School Pupils Act requires that all students attending school be fully immunized or have a valid exemption on file. Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) has recently mailed immunization notices to elementary students with incomplete vaccine records. To avoid suspension, please update your child’s immunization record by March

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School Council Update

Posted January 21, 2019

Our School Council met at the beginning of January and are happy to report that they are almost ½ way to reaching their playground fundraising goal.  In order to help raise funds this year, we will be participating in chocolate sales again at Easter. We will also be

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Library Learning Commons – Forest of Reading and Used Book Sale

Posted January 21, 2019

There are many great things happening in the CHES library learning commons.  Our Forest of Reading Program is in full swing. This national program focuses on getting our students to read books by Canadian authors.  There are books for all grade levels and the selections include fiction and

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CHES Update – December 17

Posted December 17, 2018

Are you looking for a last minute gift?  Why not give the gift of reading. You can do some Christmas shopping while continuing to support the school by visiting www.qsp.ca.  Print and digital versions are available.  Simply click on find my group and

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