News & Announcements

Photo Day

Updated September 13, 2023

Hey Huskies! Just a reminder that Photo Day is Thursday, September 21st. Let's get Camera are a few tips for taking the perfect shot. Photo Day  

Student Timetables

Posted August 30, 2023

Student Timetables

Student Timetables are now available for viewing.

How to access timetables in Edsembli Connect Ed

Welcome, Huskies!

Posted August 30, 2023

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 🙂

Back to school 2023-24: School operations and health and safety information

Updated August 30, 2023

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.
In-Person Learning
We are looking forward to welcoming back the majority of …

Reminder for parents/guardians: Student Accident Insurance

Posted August 28, 2023

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 just around the corner – Here’s what you need to know

Posted August 24, 2023

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.

Professional Activity Day Description – Sept. 18, 2023

Updated August 28, 2023

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.

Grade 9 Orientation

Posted July 24, 2023

Grade 9 Orientation

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 …

Graduation Package Pick Up

Posted July 24, 2023

Grad Packages will be available for pick up in the Main Office  

Monday – Thursday from 9:00AM - 2:00PM

Student ConnectED Accounts – IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Updated August 25, 2023

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 Available Friday, July 7th, 2023

Posted July 6, 2023

Report cards will be made available on July 7th, 2023 via Edsembli ConnectED

Please click on the link below to access through ConnectED⇒
If you do not have an account set up you will be able to do …

SEA Equipment – Summer Return

Posted June 21, 2023

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 …

June 2023 policy updates in the Upper Grand DSB

Posted June 14, 2023

At the June 13, 2023, UGDSB Board meeting, the following policy items were approved. All updates have been made on the board website (

CHSS Guidance Newsletter June 2023

Posted June 9, 2023

Click the link below for our June newsletter CHSS Guidance Newsletter June 2023

Information: Air quality due to forest fires

Posted June 7, 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.

Parent Input Survey – Future of College Heights

Posted June 7, 2023

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.

If …

College Heights 2023 Commencement

Posted June 2, 2023

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 …

SafeTALK Suicide Prevention Training

Posted June 1, 2023

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.  

safeTalk Flyer

Celebrating Pride: Message from the Chair and Director of the UGDSB

Posted May 30, 2023

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

Posted May 24, 2023

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 …

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