News & Announcements

Immunization Clinic – December 5th & Vaccine Reporting to Public Health

Posted November 24, 2023

Parents/guardians of students who have incomplete records on file with WDGPH were mailed out immunization notices.  The notices were mailed out for students who are overdue for mandatory vaccines and for students who are overdue for recommended vaccinations …

PA Day – November 24th

Posted November 23, 2023

Reminder: Friday, November 24th is a PA Day. We look forward to seeing students back on Monday, November 27th!

Holiday Baking Order Form

Posted November 22, 2023

Click the following link to place your Holiday Baking order from the College Heights Bake Shop. Orders are due Wednesday December 13th and pickup will be Wednesday December 20th and Thursday December 21st from 1:00pm-3:00pm. Holiday Baking Order Form

Semester One Midterm Reports – Online Access Opens Nov. 20th at 4:00PM

Posted November 20, 2023

Parents and guardians will need to create an account (if they do not already have one) with the Upper Grand before they can download their child’s report card.

Students can …

Parents/guardians invited to complete WHY Survey to help improve well-being of youth

Posted November 13, 2023

All parents/guardians in the Upper Grand District School Board are invited to complete the 2023 WHY Survey, in partnership with Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health.

The purpose of the Well-being Health and Youth (WHY) Surveys is to collect information from youth, parents, …

Your Future Your Choice Event

Posted November 13, 2023

Your Future Your Choice will take place on Wednesday, November 15th from 6pm-8pm at Centennial CVI located at 289 College Ave. West in Guelph.

This event is a one-stop career, education, and community resource fair.  Over 50 exhibitors from colleges and …

It’s that time of year again – everything you need to know about UG Inclement Weather Procedures

Posted November 8, 2023

GUELPH, ON – It’s that time of year again and we wanted to share a refresh with our school community about Inclement Weather Procedures.


In the event of bus cancellations, all schools will remain open for students and staff …

Parent/Guardian Facebook Account for CHSS Families

Posted November 7, 2023

We are happy to announce that we now have a parent/guardian Facebook account where daily announcements and upcoming events will be posted. A special thank you to our School Council Chair, Heather K for coming up with the idea …

Professional Activity Day Description – Nov. 24, 2023

Updated November 10, 2023

Date: November 24, 2023

Length: Full Day


Elementary Topic: Parent-Guardian / Teacher Interviews
Secondary Topic 1:  AM – Curriculum PD and Workshops
Secondary Topic 2:  PM – Workplace Violence Prevention Training as per the Collective Agreement

Entity Hosting: Upper Grand DSB

Presenter(s)/Facilitator(s): School Administrators and Online Modules


Elementary Staff will …

Provide your feedback on UGDSB draft policies

Posted October 25, 2023

At the October 24th Board meeting, the following policy items were approved. All updates have been made on the board website (

Statement from the Chair of the Board and Director regarding ongoing violence in the Middle East

Posted October 10, 2023

We are deeply saddened to learn of the recent deadly attacks and ongoing violence in the Middle East. Our thoughts are with all those impacted and mourning the loss of life during the conflict over the past …

CHSS Parent Teacher Interviews October 18, 2023

Posted October 10, 2023

College Heights Parent Teacher Interviews are being held Wednesday, October 18, 2023.

Booking opens Tuesday, October 10th at 4:00PM. Please click here for booking link and instructions ⇒ Parent Teacher Interview Instructions

NOTE: booking closes Tuesday, October …

IEP – Distribution Semester 1

Posted October 4, 2023

On Thursday, October 5th, all students with an Individualized Education plan (IEP) will receive a print copy of their IEP in their period 4 classes.  Included in the envelope is a letter with the contact information of …

School Council Dates 2023-2024

Posted October 3, 2023

School Council is a group of College Heights parents/guardians that meets five times per school year with the principal/vice-principal and a staff representative to share information about CHSS programs, events, and activities. The first meeting will be virtual at …

Information about the Student Mental Health and Well-Being Strategy – Strategic Framework 2023-2026

Posted October 3, 2023

GUELPH, ON – The Upper Grand District School Board has launched the Student Mental Health and Well-Being Strategy – Strategic Framework 2023-2026. This framework looks at the Foundations and Guiding Principles and establishes key Priority Areas.  

The …

Thanksgiving Bake Shop Ordering – Due September 29th

Posted September 26, 2023

The time has come! Please see the link to the order form for our 2023 CHSS Thanksgiving Baking below. Please complete it by Friday, September 29th, and pickups will be scheduled for Thursday, October 5th.

CHSS Thanksgiving Bake Shop …

Grade 9 Open House – Sept 21, 2023

Posted September 20, 2023

Grade 9 Parent Night 

Please join us Thursday, September 21st at 6:30 PM in the cafeteria for Gr 9 parent night.  
There will be a short …

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

Posted September 18, 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 …

PD Day (no classes for students) – September 18th, 2023

Posted September 15, 2023

On September 18th, teachers will be participating in professional development activities. The plan for the day can be found here:    

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