News & Announcements
Important information regarding distance learning, COVID-19 and more
Please click the links below for information on COVID-19, distance learning and supports for students and families:
- Information on learning at home, COVID-19 and the latest communications
- Tech support for parents and students
- Parent website: Supporting students in distance learning, special education needs
- Mental health resources
- Summer Supports for Students
Fall school reopening survey: All parents/guardians (K-12) and students in grades 7-12 are asked to complete an important survey on the fall restart. Survey deadline is July 10. Please click here for more.
The Upper Grand District School Board is asking all parents/guardians (K-12) and students in grades 7-12 to complete a survey regarding the fall restart of school.
A letter to UGDSB parents/guardians and students as the 2019-2020 school year comes to a close.
The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public input on draft Policy 303 – Naming of Schools and Board Facilities.
Please be advised that while the Aboyne Library remains closed to the public, artwork from our March/April show can not yet be picked up. Art from the show will be available through the Visual Arts Department in September, along with any works left behind from Semester 1 or Semester 2.
We are also pleased to let you know that the Planet Youth 2020 Art Show will still happen when the …
In the June 2020 edition of Talking About Mental Health, we discuss tolerating uncertainty, supporting anxious kids, self care and compassion, and community connections.
The UGDSB is providing a number of supports for students and families throughout the summer of 2020, including mental health supports, supports for students with Autism and transition supports for students with complex special education needs or mental health needs.
The application deadline for summer school has been extended to Friday June 19th. To register for classes log into MyBlueprint through UGcloud.ca and click on Continuing Education. For further information, go to https://www.ugdsb.ca/continuing-education/credit-courses/summer-school/
Summer Dual Credit
In conjunction with Conestoga College, we are once again offering Grade 12 students the option of taking a Summer School Dual Credit …
The month of June is National Indigenous History month and June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. As CWDHS is located on the traditional territory of the Six Nations of the Grand River, we will be flying the Hiawatha Belt flag June 17 – 24. We are flying this flag in recognition of the traditional land on which we live, learn, & study and in a spirit of …
In recognition of student achievement, the UGDSB holds an annual celebratory event to recognize the recipients of the Student Success: Achieving by Believing Awards. The 2020 award recipients have been announced.
As we move into the summer months we want to encourage students to consider safe options to obtain your community hours.
As an educational community we have a responsibility to identify and describe racism and oppression and then work to dismantle it.
The school board is in the process of ensuring we have the most up-to-date contact information for parents and families. Please check your child’s UGCloud email account this week.
Message for parents/guardians/students:
While our students are distance learning, and are not able to access our CW Eats breakfast and lunch programs, the “Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington” has created an emergency food response program called “Fresh Food for Kids”. This program delivers healthy food directly out to families’ homes each week. If you are in need of food support at this time, please sign-up for a free “Fresh Food for Kids” food box …
Information from the province regarding expanded testing for COVID-19 in Ontario.