News & Announcements

Heat Advisory

Hot and humid conditions are expected.  Hot and humid air can bring deteriorating air quality and can result in the Air Quality Health Index approaching the high-risk category. The risks are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors. Access health and safety resources on the UGDSB website

CHSS Holiday Boutique

Posted December 8, 2023

During the week of December 19 -21, 2023 we will be hosting the CHSS Holiday Boutique!  We are pleased to be able to share this invitation with everyone again as these days …

Gaming Addiction Support for Parents

Posted December 7, 2023

Please see the attachment for a free, online session to support parents as they navigate online gaming addictions. MasteringtheGameMasterclass_ClickableLinkPoster

Reimagining College Heights

Posted December 6, 2023

Last evening at the Board’s Policy and Priorities Committee, the follow-up report on Reimagining Alternative Education in UGDSB was presented and discussed. As you may remember, an initial report was approved by the Board of Trustees in …

UGDSB December Newsletter

Posted December 5, 2023

The December Communications Newsletter is out! This is the monthly public-facing newsletter from the communications department. In this month’s issue we have information about:

Where to get updates on inclement weather

School Council (virtual) – Save the Date!

Posted December 5, 2023

Tuesday, December 12th, 6:30pm

Join us for school council to connect with Alicia Ralph, the UGDSB’s Human Rights and Equity Advisor. Alicia will speak to her advocacy role in supporting marginalized students in our board, specifically her advocacy in supporting …

Holiday Baking Order Form

Posted December 5, 2023

Click the following link to place your Holiday Baking order from the College Heights Bake Shop. Orders are due Wednesday December 13th and pickup will be Wednesday December 20th and Thursday December 21st from 1:00pm-3:00pm. Holiday Baking Order Form

Winter Semi-Formal Dance : Thursday, December 7th

Updated December 1, 2023

December 7th, 6:30pm-9pm at College Heights SS

Tickets are $10 and will be on sale at lunch each day until Dec. 6th in front of the caf!

Semi Formal Holiday Boutique –  Do you need clothes for the semi-formal dance on …

Immunization Clinic – December 5th & Vaccine Reporting to Public Health

Posted November 24, 2023

Parents/guardians of students who have incomplete records on file with WDGPH were mailed out immunization notices.  The notices were mailed out for students who are overdue for mandatory vaccines and for students who are overdue for recommended vaccinations …

PA Day – November 24th

Posted November 23, 2023

Reminder: Friday, November 24th is a PA Day. We look forward to seeing students back on Monday, November 27th!

Semester One Midterm Reports – Online Access Opens Nov. 20th at 4:00PM

Posted November 20, 2023

Parents and guardians will need to create an account (if they do not already have one) with the Upper Grand before they can download their child’s report card.

Students can …

Parents/guardians invited to complete WHY Survey to help improve well-being of youth

Posted November 13, 2023

All parents/guardians in the Upper Grand District School Board are invited to complete the 2023 WHY Survey, in partnership with Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health.

The purpose of the Well-being Health and Youth (WHY) Surveys is to collect information from youth, parents, …

Your Future Your Choice Event

Posted November 13, 2023

Your Future Your Choice will take place on Wednesday, November 15th from 6pm-8pm at Centennial CVI located at 289 College Ave. West in Guelph.

This event is a one-stop career, education, and community resource fair.  Over 50 exhibitors from colleges and …

It’s that time of year again – everything you need to know about UG Inclement Weather Procedures

Posted November 8, 2023

GUELPH, ON – It’s that time of year again and we wanted to share a refresh with our school community about Inclement Weather Procedures.


In the event of bus cancellations, all schools will remain open for students and staff …

Parent/Guardian Facebook Account for CHSS Families

Posted November 7, 2023

We are happy to announce that we now have a parent/guardian Facebook account where daily announcements and upcoming events will be posted. A special thank you to our School Council Chair, Heather K for coming up with the idea …

Professional Activity Day Description – Nov. 24, 2023

Updated November 10, 2023

Date: November 24, 2023

Length: Full Day


Elementary Topic: Parent-Guardian / Teacher Interviews
Secondary Topic 1:  AM – Curriculum PD and Workshops
Secondary Topic 2:  PM – Workplace Violence Prevention Training as per the Collective Agreement

Entity Hosting: Upper Grand DSB

Presenter(s)/Facilitator(s): School Administrators and Online Modules


Elementary Staff will …

Provide your feedback on UGDSB draft policies

Posted October 25, 2023

At the October 24th Board meeting, the following policy items were approved. All updates have been made on the board website (

Statement from the Chair of the Board and Director regarding ongoing violence in the Middle East

Posted October 10, 2023

We are deeply saddened to learn of the recent deadly attacks and ongoing violence in the Middle East. Our thoughts are with all those impacted and mourning the loss of life during the conflict over the past …

CHSS Parent Teacher Interviews October 18, 2023

Posted October 10, 2023

College Heights Parent Teacher Interviews are being held Wednesday, October 18, 2023.

Booking opens Tuesday, October 10th at 4:00PM. Please click here for booking link and instructions ⇒ Parent Teacher Interview Instructions

NOTE: booking closes Tuesday, October …

IEP – Distribution Semester 1

Posted October 4, 2023

On Thursday, October 5th, all students with an Individualized Education plan (IEP) will receive a print copy of their IEP in their period 4 classes.  Included in the envelope is a letter with the contact information of …

School Council Dates 2023-2024

Posted October 3, 2023

School Council is a group of College Heights parents/guardians that meets five times per school year with the principal/vice-principal and a staff representative to share information about CHSS programs, events, and activities. The first meeting will be virtual at …

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