News & Announcements
ETFO Feb. 4 & Feb. 6 strikes: All UGDSB elementary schools to close – Secondary schools to remain open
On Tuesday Feb. 4 and Thursday Feb. 6, all UGDSB ELEMENTARY schools are closed to students due to planned one-day ETFO strikes. All UGDSB SECONDARY schools are to remain open to students on these dates and will operate as usual. For additional details visit: http://ow.ly/iXz450y69uN
TRANSPORTATION: On Feb. 4 and Feb. 6, buses/student transportation for all UGDSB elementary students is cancelled. Transportation for secondary students will continue to run.
COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOLS AND CHILD CARE: Community Use of Schools and third-party operated child care centres remain open during this labour action. Some Before and/or After School Programs may be operating and each operator will communicate directly with families.
UPDATES: Please continue to check the board website for updates at www.ugdsb.ca/labour.
Information for UGDSB parents and guardians regarding coronavirus.
Exam Schedule January 24th – January 30th 2020
All Exams Start at 9:10am
Exam Day 1 Friday January 24th – Period 1 Class
Exam Day 2 Monday January 27th – Period 2 Class
Exam Day 3 Tuesday January 28th – Period 3 Class
Exam Day 4 Wednesday January 29th – Period 4 Class
Exam Day 5 Thursday January 30th – Makeup Exam Day
PA Day Semester Turn Around Friday January 31st
Semester 2 Start Monday February 3rd
Dear parents and guardians,
In November, the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) announced a partial withdrawal of services that included the writing of report card comments on report cards. In the Upper Grand District School Board, OSSTF represents a number of different employee groups, including all secondary teachers and occasional teachers.
As a result of the labour sanctions, Semester 1 final report cards will not contain comments. Teachers will, …
♥Valentine's Day Order Form Please find the attached Bakeshop order form. Orders are due by February 7th 2020.
Please read for important information about student transportation (busing) communication during a strike that results in the closure of schools to students.
Who: Free guest speaker for all interested Parents and students in the UGDSB and community
What: ANN DOUGLAS SPARKS CONVERSATIONS THAT MATTER ABOUT PARENTING AND MENTAL HEALTH.
She is a bestselling parenting author and the weekend parenting columnist for CBC Radio. She is the creator of The Mother of All Book series and the author, most recently, of Happy Parents, Happy Kids and Parenting Through the Storm.
A passionate …
Congratulations to James and Jacob for completing the HAAS CNC Operator Certification.
Parents of Grade 8 students, please join us for an Information Night on Thursday, January 16th beginning at 6:30 pm. We will begin the evening in the cafeteria with a short presentation. Then there are tours of the school and you will have an opportunity to ask CHSS staff about programs, student support and other school-related events. We look forward to seeing you there!
**At this time, OSSTF job action allows our Gr 8 information night to run as …
On Wednesday, January 8th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm, CHSS guidance department is hosting an evening for parents and Grade 9 – 11 students to come in and complete or review course selection. At this time, we will be picking courses using MyBlueprint for the next school year (2020-2021). Staff will be on hand to answer questions and guide you through the process. We look forward to seeing you there.
If you have any questions, please contact Marian Box ( …
Congratulations to Kevin and Sawyer for completing the HAAS CNC Operator certification!
To achieve competency the students needed to average 30 hours of machine operation in class, demonstrating specific skills while also completing a required 20 hour online course study.
The final examination took place at a HAAS Facility in Toronto where the students individually demonstrated their CNC operation knowledge and practical skills …
From Tuesday November 26th, until Thursday November 28th, College Heights will be hosting Grade 8 visits. Over 1100 students, teachers, and parent supervisors will be coming through to see what College Heights has to offer. The purpose of our elementary school tours is to exhibit the variety and high quality of ‘hands on’ learning opportunities available to students who attend College Heights.
During these visits, junior …
Midterm Report Cards will be going home with students Monday November 25th 2019. Please find the marks and comments guide attached for your reference. We are saving 500 pieces of paper at College Heights with our PDF version! Report Card Page
Please find the annual Holiday Bake Shop form attached which includes information for our 2019 Holiday Boutique. Click on the following PDF for our full bake list Holiday Goodies 2019
This year Upper Grand District School Board and Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health are collecting information on student health and well-being from youth, parents and school staff. The Well-Being and Health Youth Surveys are designed to help us understand how well we are doing creating safe, welcoming, and inclusive environments in our schools. It also provides important information about the physical and mental health of youth in our area.
MEET THE COLLEGE HEIGHTS SCHOOL SUPPORT TEAM
Please join us on Monday, November 11, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in the Library
Meet the College Heights’ School Support Team and find out about the many resources that are available at CHSS to support students. Staff from Guidance, Special Ed., School Success, Attendance Counselling, Child and Youth Counselling, Administration, and the School Officer will …
College Heights Secondary School will be offering a Volunteer Day on Thursday, November 28, 2019. As you may be aware, volunteer hours are a graduation requirement for all students. In an effort to encourage the completion of the required 40 hours as well as create positive connections to the community, students are invited to find a placement and participate in our Volunteer Day.
Some ideas for placement include:
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has partnered with Upper Grand District School Board to conduct a survey in your child’s school. Please click on the following attachments for more information. WHY Survey Background Document (003) WHY Parent Information Letter And Refusal Form UGDSB (003) Parents are invited to participate in the WHY Survey at the following link:http://is.gd/whyparent