News & Announcements
Information about remote learning, COVID-19 updates
ALL UGDSB students have shifted to remote learning, effective Wed. April 7, including students in specialized DD class placements. The Spring Break scheduled for April 12-16 will continue as planned. For more information, please click here.
- Daily COVID-19 Screening: Click here to access the provincial screening tool
- COVID-19 Reporting: Cases in schools
- Asymptomatic Testing in Schools: Schedule/info for asymptomatic testing
- Parent Tech Help: https://sites.google.com/ugcloud.ca/parenthelp/
Please read the following letter for more information ⇒ Parent Staff Letter Testing (Week 5 April 17 Guelph)
Asymptomatic COVID-19 testing is available for all students and their family members and staff from our school on April 17, 2021.
Good Morning Huskies! Today is Friday, April 9th 2021
- Live announcements start at 10am and the link will be provided in your classroom
- Your song of the day ⇒ Adventure of a Lifetime by Coldplay
- Your quote of the day ⇒ It's a slow process, but quitting won't speed it up
Access to resource is available 9:30 – 3:00pm (lunch 11:30-12:30) via google meet link https://meet.google.com/uuo-hvsr-vkd
Jeff Patrick – Online Office Hours 10:00 – 11:00am Video call link: https://meet.google.com/ghz-ncdy-udf
Greg Smith – Online Office Hours 11:30am – 12:30pm Video call link: https://meet.google.com/muj-zwrd-jwh
Dave Sevigny – Online Office Hours 1:30 – 2:30pm (except Wednesdays) Video call link: …
The UGDSB has been notified by Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health that Public Health’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Nicola Mercer, will issue an Order, directing all schools within the WDG region to shift to remote learning effective Wednesday April 7, 2021.
- Student timetables for QUAD 4 are available via MAPLEWOOD.
- Please refer to the following PDF for login instructions and link ⇒ MW Marks And Attendance For Parents/Students
April’s Umbrella Project theme is “Intrinsic Motivation.” For those who are unsure exactly what that means, intrinsic motivation is the act of doing something without an external reward.
A letter from the Director of Education to the graduating class of 2021 regarding graduation celebrations and prom.
This year, Upper Grand DSB board and school staff groups have continued organizing and participating in book studies, focusing on furthering learning in anti-racism and anti-oppression. Here are some ideas for recommended reading in Indigenous education and knowledge.
The following new draft policy has been released for public consultation, and feedback from the public is welcome on the draft documents: Policy 519 – Indigenous Education (First Nations, Métis, Inuit).
Don’t miss out on some exciting opportunities when it comes to Dual Credit and OYAP Level 1 Apprenticeship Programs available to Grade 12 students during the next school year!
Are you a Grade 11 student going into Grade 12 (or a returning Grade 12 student) that would like the chance to take a College course while you’re still in high school?
Are you still undecided about your post-secondary pathway?
The Upper Grand District School Board would like to provide an update to secondary students and families regarding the 2021 Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT).
The Canadian Mental Health Association of Waterloo-Wellington has prepared resources for educational staff, students and families, which focus on acknowledging the losses experienced due to the COVID-19 pandemic, while making space for gratitude and hope.
Please find all related summer school information in the following PDF ⇒ Summer School 2021 Flyer Registration is now open!
April 8, 2021 – Navigating Special Education. This event features five breakout session topics, with participants given the option to select two sessions to attend.
This month, the Upper Grand District School Board’s Equity Team shared with staff a resource on addressing anti-Asian racism. We all have a role to play in learning, unlearning and working to dismantle racism and oppression in our communities.
College Heights Secondary School
February 28, 2021
Dear parents/guardians and staff,
As you may be aware, Public Health has notified us that an individual in our school has tested positive for
COVID-19. As a result, some potentially affected classes have been asked to stay at home while Public
Health does contact tracing.
Please note that these are not considered ‘closed’ classes, which sometimes happens …
This month, the Upper Grand District School Board recognized and celebrated Black Heritage, Black Brilliance and Black Futures Month.