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: 

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. 

IMPORTANT: Parents and students asked to complete survey by July 10

Posted June 30, 2020

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. ​

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Letter from the Director to parents/guardians and students (June 26, 2020)

Posted June 26, 2020

A letter to UGDSB parents/guardians and students as the 2019-2020 school year comes to a close.

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Feedback welcome on draft board Policy 303 – Naming of Schools and Board Facilities

Posted June 24, 2020

The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public input on draft Policy 303 – Naming of Schools and Board Facilities.

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Aboyne Library Art Show

Posted June 24, 2020

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 …

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Talking About Mental Health: Uncertainty, self care and community

Posted June 19, 2020

In the June 2020 edition of Talking About Mental Health, we discuss tolerating uncertainty, supporting anxious kids, self care and compassion, and community connections.

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Summer supports available for students with mental health needs, special education needs

Posted June 19, 2020

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.

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Important – Course Opportunities for Summer and Fall

Posted June 17, 2020

Summer School

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 …

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Why is CWDHS flying the Hiawatha Wampum Belt flag?

Posted June 17, 2020

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 …

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Resilience and perseverance of students recognized through Achieving by Believing Awards

Posted June 11, 2020

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.

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Community Involvement Hours information for grade 8 and high school students

Posted June 10, 2020

As we move into the summer months we want to encourage students to consider safe options to obtain your community hours.

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Taking action in anti-racism and anti-oppression work

Posted June 9, 2020

As an educational community we have a responsibility to identify and describe racism and oppression and then work to dismantle it. 

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Updating parent/guardian contact information

Posted June 8, 2020

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.

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Youth Job Connection, Virtual!

Posted June 5, 2020

YJC Flyer

Fresh Food for Kids – Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington

Posted June 5, 2020

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 …

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Update to families regarding expanded provincial COVID-19 testing

Posted June 3, 2020

Information from the province regarding expanded testing for COVID-19 in Ontario.

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