News & Announcements
WELCOME BACK NEW AND RETURNING HUSKIES!
Student Timetables are now available for viewing.
How to access timetables in Edsembli Connect Ed
As the school year approaches, we would like to provide some startup information:
The first day of school is Tuesday, September 5th and the school day begins at 9:10am. BRING A LOCK FOR YOUR LOCKER 🙂
The Upper Grand District School Board looks forward to welcoming all students, staff and families this September. Please see below for important school operations and health and safety information.
We are looking forward to welcoming back the majority of …
Parents and guardians are responsible for expenses related to student injuries on school premises or during school activities. Accidents can and do happen and the costs involved might not be fully covered by Provincial health care or employer group insurance plans.
Elementary Registration Day is happening August 29, 2023, between 1:00-4:00 p.m., at all Upper Grand District School Board elementary schools. Only new students to the UGDSB are required to register for the 2023-24 school year. If your child attended a UGDSB school last year, you do not need to re-register. Please register at your local school. To determine which school your child is eligible to attend, visit the UGDSB’s School Locator.
Kindergarten to Grade 3 teachers will receive professional learning on early reading instruction, universal design for learning, and screening. to ensure educators are prepared to support their students in a manner consistent with the recommendations in the Ontario Human Rights Commission’s Right to Read report for the full school year. Additionally, staff will focus on the implementation of the new Language curriculum in grades 1 – 8 and on embedding high yield strategies in reading across the various subject curriculum areas. In Secondary schools, teachers will continue professional development on the de-streamed grade 9 course and on effective practices for teaching reading across various subject areas. Furthermore, enhancing teacher efficacy in supporting students to consolidate foundation knowledge and skills in Grade 9 destreamed English will be a focus of this professional learning time.
Please click HERE for the full flyer details.
Student Transportation staff are busy planning transportation routes throughout the summer for the 2023-2024 school year. Parents/Guardians will be able to …
Grad Packages will be available for pick up in the Main Office
Monday – Thursday from 9:00AM - 2:00PM
In an effort to standardize Student Connect Accounts across all schools, we will be changing the login information of the student accounts. This process will be done after the Student accounts expire for this school year on July 22 …
Report cards will be made available on July 7th, 2023 via Edsembli ConnectED
Please click on the link below to access through ConnectED⇒https://connect.edsembli.com/on/ugdsb/chss/portal/viewer/login/login.aspx?logintype=P
If you do not have an account set up you will be able to do …
This message is for students who have a specialized equipment amount or SEA equipment such as a chromebook, laptop, or other assistive devices provided from the school.
For any graduating students, your equipment is to be returned to the school …
At the June 13, 2023, UGDSB Board meeting, the following policy items were approved. All updates have been made on the board website (www.ugdsb.on.ca/board/policy).
Click the link below for our June newsletter CHSS Guidance Newsletter June 2023
Environment Canada has issued a Special Air Quality Statement that covers all of Dufferin and Wellington. Smoke from local forest fires as well as forest fires in Quebec have resulted in deteriorated air quality. Poor air quality may persist throughout the week. We are monitoring the situation closely and are providing Environment Canada guidance to all schools.
Today you should have received a Parent/Guardian input survey to help us plan and collect feedback about the College Height Learning Centre. If you did not receive the survey, please check your spam folder.
Commencement this year will be on Tuesday June 27th at 5:30 p.m. at College Heights S.S. Students are asked to meet in the gym no later than 4:45 p.m. so that they can get their gowns, get a group picture …
The UGDSB is offering 2 summer SafeTALK suicide prevention trainings to parents/caregivers and guardians. Please see the attached flyer for registration links if you are interested.
This week, the Upper Grand District School Board and our schools across the region are kicking off Pride Month. During the month of June and throughout the year, the UGDSB supports 2SLGBTQIA+ staff, students and their families by celebrating the joy of identity and centering 2SLGBTQIA+ histories, contributions and excellence. We are committed to this work and supporting the 2SLGBTQIA+ community in all of our schools, offices and school communities.
Semester 2 Exam Schedule
June 20th is the last day of regular classes. Exams begin June 21st.
Exams run from 9:10am-10:10am each day. Students may leave …