News & Announcements

Information about the Student Mental Health and Well-Being Strategy – Strategic Framework 2023-2026

Posted October 3, 2023

GUELPH, ON – The Upper Grand District School Board has launched the Student Mental Health and Well-Being Strategy – Strategic Framework 2023-2026. This framework looks at the Foundations and Guiding Principles and establishes key Priority Areas.  

The …

Thanksgiving Bake Shop Ordering – Due September 29th

Posted September 26, 2023

The time has come! Please see the link to the order form for our 2023 CHSS Thanksgiving Baking below. Please complete it by Friday, September 29th, and pickups will be scheduled for Thursday, October 5th.

CHSS Thanksgiving Bake Shop …

Grade 9 Open House – Sept 21, 2023

Posted September 20, 2023

Grade 9 Parent Night 

Please join us Thursday, September 21st at 6:30 PM in the cafeteria for Gr 9 parent night.  
There will be a short …

Inspiring Engagement with Parents & School Councils – UGDSB PIC invites you to its fall event

Posted September 18, 2023

GUELPH, Ontario – The Upper Grand District School Board’s Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is inviting UG parents/guardians to join them at the free PIC event on October 25, 2023.

Whether you are currently part of a school council or are …

Supports for students, staff and members of the Muslim community

Posted September 15, 2023

As a united UGDSB community, we are unwavering in our commitment to identifying and dismantling all forms of racism and oppression. Our dedication also extends to specifically addressing Islamophobia.

We stand in solidarity with the Muslim community. We acknowledge the …

PD Day (no classes for students) – September 18th, 2023

Posted September 15, 2023

On September 18th, teachers will be participating in professional development activities. The plan for the day can be found here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1x278KiREWUJjJXX50NLeG12bJwkOQKR7-IkQ0CWria0/edit    

Photo Day

Updated September 13, 2023

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

Student Timetables

Posted August 30, 2023

Student Timetables
WELCOME BACK NEW AND RETURNING HUSKIES!

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 …

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⇒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 …

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 (www.ugdsb.on.ca/board/policy).

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.

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