News & Announcements

Huskies Daily Announcements

Posted June 22, 2021

Good Morning Huskies! Today is Tuesday, June 22nd

  • This is the last week of Period 4 classes
  • Your song of the day ⇒  Holiday by Madonna
  • Your quote of the dayJust enjoy where you are

Summer Mental Health Support Line

Posted June 18, 2021

Summer Mental Health Support Line

If your child or youth needs mental health support over the summer, you or your youth can call and leave a voice mail at

519-822-4420 ext 588. We have Mental Health Clinicians available and voice mails will be checked regularly from July 2 to August 30. Please note that this is not a crisis line.

If your matter is time sensitive and you need support right away, please call (CMHA) Here 24/7 at 1-844-437-3247 (Guelph/Wellington) or DCAFS 519-941-1530 (Dufferin). Children and youth can also contact kidshelpphone.ca, 1-800-668-6868, Text message: 686868.

Report Card and ConnectED for Parents

Posted June 18, 2021

Parents and guardians will need to create an account with the Upper Grand before they can download their child’s report card. To create a Parent Portal account, please visit this page and click on the link for your child’s school.

Parents/guardians can create their account provided they have an email on record with the school. Once your account is activated, you will see each of your children listed. Elementary report …

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Board News: End of the year information (June 2021)

Posted June 16, 2021

As we approach the end of the school year, we would like to say thank you to all our students, families and staff for their hard work and understanding throughout the year. The purpose of this letter is to provide you with information about the last few weeks of school. 

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WDG Public Health to host Parent Information Session on COVID-19 vaccines

Posted June 10, 2021

On June 14, 2021, at 7pm, Dr. Matthew Tenenbaum, the Associate Medical Officer of Health for Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health, will be offering a presentation for youth and their parents/caregivers to learn more about WDGPH’s COVID-19 vaccination program and answer parent questions. 

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UGDSB celebrates National Indigenous History Month

Posted June 9, 2021

June is National Indigenous History Month, a month where we celebrate and recognize histories, contributions and diversity of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples in Canada. 

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Supports for staff and students following horrific violence targeting Muslim community

Posted June 8, 2021

The Upper Grand District School Board would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the Muslim community following the horrific violence in London, Ontario, which killed four family members and sent another family member to hospital with serious injuries. Officials are reporting that this is an apparent hate crime and that the victims were targeted because of their Muslim faith. 

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UGDSB launching online report card system

Posted June 7, 2021

Due to COVID-19, the Upper Grand District School Board is preparing to make student report cards available online for parents/guardians this spring. Keep reading for important dates coming up.

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UGDSB received funding from the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream (CVRIS)

Posted June 3, 2021

College Heights SS Signage

The Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB) received funding from the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream (CVRIS) for various projects throughout the district.

The UGDSB acknowledges the Government of Canada and Government of Ontario for this opportunity at the following schools: Alma PS, Central PS, Centre Peel PS, College Heights SS, Gateway Drive PS, John McCrae PS, June Avenue PS, …

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Province announces that Ontario schools will remain in remote learning this school year

Posted June 2, 2021

On June 2, 2021, the provincial government announced that Ontario schools will remain in remote learning for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year. This means that all UGDSB students will continue learning remotely for the rest of this school year, with the exception of those students currently attending specialized class placements in person.

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Access to Resource and Guidance during remote learning

Posted June 1, 2021

Resource Support

Daily Support Period 3 https://meet.google.com/biz-rtgr-vim
Daily Support Period 4 https://meet.google.com/biz-rtgr-vim

Guidance Support

Jeff Patrick 10:00-11:00 https://meet.google.com/ghz-ncdy-udf
Greg Smith  11:30-12:30  https://meet.google.com/muj-zwrd-jwh
Dave Sevigny 1:30-2:30 (except  Wednesday) https://meet.google.com/vwn-zgsy-pme

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2021 Graduating Class

Posted May 31, 2021

Please find the attached google form ⇒ click here for all graduates to complete by Friday, June 4th 2021  

We include all awesome humans – UGDSB Kicks off Pride Month celebrations

Posted May 31, 2021

Throughout the month of June, the Upper Grand District School Board will be celebrating Pride Month at the board and school levels and as a community.

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UGDSB flags to be lowered in honour of 215 children whose lives were taken at former residential school

Posted May 30, 2021

From May 31 to June 7, the Upper Grand District School Board will lower all flags at school and office buildings, where possible, to honour the 215 children whose lives were taken at a former residential school in Kamloops, B.C.

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#UGUmbrella – This June we are looking at Mastery

Posted May 27, 2021

We’ve almost completed our first year of exploring a different Umbrella Skill each month. This June, we will be looking at Mastery as our final Umbrella Skill for the 2020-2021 school year.

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Vaccine pre-registration information for students 12+ and their families

Posted May 26, 2021

Youth Vaccination Communications

Additional Vaccine Info

Hello Parents and Guardians,

 As you may be aware, all students aged 12+ and their families are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine through Public Health.  Attached to this message you will find instructions on how to pre-register and then get an appointment for a vaccine.  Please read and follow the information in the “Youth Vaccination …

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UGDSB approves new Indigenous Education policy

Posted May 26, 2021

This policy states that the Upper Grand District School Board acknowledges that Indigenous Peoples are distinct from other equity seeking groups in that they are self-determining nations with inherent rights, laws, and institutions. Indigenous rights are distinct. It is the goal of the UGDSB to ensure that Indigenous staff and students are not deprived of their rights, and are provided with a learning and working environment that is free from racism and discrimination of any kind.

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Email Verification for Parents/Guardians

Posted May 20, 2021

Hello College Heights Parents and Guardians,

This email is to inform you that moving forward student report cards will be distributed via email.  This is the schools commitment to reduce environmental impact and assist with COVID -19 protocols.
If an update is required, please complete the following form by Friday, May 21st 2021: https://forms.gle/VDjyVCiVtBzJ7DjU6
If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to call (519)821-4510.

Thank you …

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Clarification regarding remote learning program for the 2021-22 school year

Posted May 12, 2021

Please note that the Upper Grand District School Board remote learning program for the 2021-22 school year will NOT be a “hybrid model.” Students who register for remote school will be placed in the standalone elementary or secondary remote schools, where classes/courses are staffed by dedicated remote learning teachers.

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Pre-register for your COVID-19 vaccination

Posted May 12, 2021

Pre-register now for your COVID-19 vaccine appointment. All residents of WDG age 12 and older are eligible to pre-register. https://www.wdgpublichealth.ca/your-health/covid-19-information-public/covid-19-vaccine-information/pre-register-your-covid-19

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