News & Announcements

Spring Commencement Update

Posted June 1, 2022

Commencement will be held at College Heights S.S. in the cafetorium on Monday June 27th.Grads are to meet in the gym at 6:15p.m. so that they can get their gowns and sashes and get organized for the evening. The ceremony …

The 2022 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved

Posted May 25, 2022

The 2022 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved at the Board Meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board on May 24, 2022. This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. It is necessary for staff to monitor the relevance of the Board’s work plan priorities. The LTAP review report also provides the status of the 5-year work plan priorities identified for 2018-2022.

Policy feedback opportunity: Policy 312 Website and Social Media Management

Posted April 27, 2022

The following board policy currently under review was released for public consultation: 312 – Website and Social Media Management

UGDSB updates to come regarding provincial COVID-19 announcement

Posted March 9, 2022

March 9, 2022

On March 9, 2022, Ontario announced changes to COVID-19 requirements effective March 21, including lifting mask mandates in schools.

Please note that the Upper Grand DSB continues to have a Board Resolution requiring masks in schools.

We will …

Secondary Schools: Online Learning Graduation Requirement

Posted March 8, 2022

Beginning with the cohort of students who entered Grade 9 in the 2020-21 school year, all students in Ontario must earn a minimum of two online learning credits as part of the requirements for an Ontario Secondary School Diploma unless they have been opted out. In response, the UGDSB is offering an increased number of UGDSB lead eLearning courses.

Update on the resumption of sports and extracurricular activities

Posted February 14, 2022

The school board is pleased to announce the resumption of extracurricular activities and sports in our schools. Please see this post for details.

Quad 2 Report Cards

Posted February 10, 2022

This is an important message from the Upper Grand District School Board regarding online report cards for secondary school students. The UGDSB will continue to use the online report card system for the 2021-22 school year.  Final report cards …

Graduation Photos

Posted February 9, 2022

CHSS Grads! Please access the following link for information about booking graduation photos Graduation Photos

Student Leadership Program

Posted February 8, 2022

CHSS Huskies,

Please fill out this form if you are interested in being a part of a leadership program for our incoming Grade 9 students next year (2022-2023). Students applying must be entering Grade 11 or above (currently in Grade …

Secondary Schools: Semester 2 Guidebook for Students and Families 

Posted February 1, 2022

Students and families in UGDSB secondary schools are encouraged to read the Semester 2 Guidebook for students and families.

Semester 2

Posted January 28, 2022

Upper Grand District School Board secondary schools (both in-person and the Secondary Remote Program) will return to a regular timetable for Semester 2, where students take four courses per day. Please see our new Semester 2 daily schedule below …

COVID-19 information for parents/caregivers from Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health

Posted January 27, 2022

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is sharing information with families regarding COVID-19.

Secondary Schools: Semester 2 Information

Posted January 21, 2022

Upper Grand District School Board secondary schools (both in-person and the Secondary Remote Program) will return to a regular timetable for Semester 2, where students take four courses per day. 

Update: EQAO Grade 9 Math Assessment 

Posted January 20, 2022

In recognition of the level of ongoing uncertainty due to COVID-19, the decision has been made by the Upper Grand District School Board to defer the administration of the EQAO Grade 9 Math Assessment.

Information on student instruction for Friday January 14, 2022

Posted January 13, 2022

As staff work to prepare their classrooms for in-person learning on Monday we want to inform families/caregivers that regular synchronous instruction may be interrupted on Friday to allow staff time in our schools to be ready to go for Monday.

Protective health and safety measures during in-person learning

Posted January 12, 2022

The provincial government has announced that Ontario schools will reopen to in-person learning starting on Monday January 17, 2022. The Upper Grand District School Board has many protective health and safety measures in place at our schools. Please read below for reminders and updates regarding these protective measures. 

Grade 8 Virtual Open House

Posted January 10, 2022

Hello Gr. 8 Families, 

 

We are excited to announce that on Wednesday, January 12 at 6:30 p.m. College Heights SS will be hosting a Virtual Information Night for students/parents/guardians. 

 

To join us please email [email protected] to be sent a link to join …

Revised criteria for UGDSB student mask exemptions

Posted January 7, 2022

As a result of the continued spread of COVID-19 and the increased transmissibility with the most recent variant, the Upper Grand District School Board has revised the criteria for granting student mask exemption requests. Please review this information for details.

Technology Needs

Posted January 3, 2022

Please complete the Google Form below if you require a Chromebook or other technology to participate in Remote Learning.

https://forms.gle/azDXRrs5Ji5aWudW7

Pick up times will be Tuesday January 4th from 12 pm – 4 pm and Wednesday January 5th from 10 …

Province directs schools to shift to remote learning from January 5-17, 2022

Updated January 4, 2022

On Monday January 3, 2022, the provincial government announced that all Ontario schools will shift to remote learning from January 5 to at least January 17, 2022. Please read on for important information for families in the UGDSB.

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