News & Announcements

ETFO Feb. 4 & Feb. 6 strikes: All UGDSB elementary schools to close – Secondary schools to remain open

On Tuesday Feb. 4 and Thursday Feb. 6, all UGDSB ELEMENTARY schools are closed to students due to planned one-day ETFO strikes. All UGDSB SECONDARY schools are to remain open to students on these dates and will operate as usual. For additional details visit: http://ow.ly/iXz450y69uN

TRANSPORTATION: On Feb. 4 and Feb. 6, buses/student transportation for all UGDSB elementary students is cancelled. Transportation for secondary students will continue to run.

COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOLS AND CHILD CARE: Community Use of Schools and third-party operated child care centres remain open during this labour action. Some Before and/or After School Programs may be operating and each operator will communicate directly with families.​

UPDATES: Please continue to check the board website for updates at www.ugdsb.ca/labour.

Information for parents/guardians about coronavirus

Posted January 27, 2020

Information for UGDSB parents and guardians regarding coronavirus.

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Guidance Updates

Posted January 23, 2020

​Although students are busy wrapping up semester 1 courses and preparing for exams, there are a few upcoming deadlines that happen right after the semester end.   Click Here for more details regarding important dates including the Ontario College Application Deadline, CWDHS Grad Profile and Award Letters Deadline, and Course Selection for the 2020-2021.  

Important information about Semester 1 report cards

Posted January 22, 2020

Dear parents and guardians,  

In November, the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) announced a partial withdrawal of services that included the writing of report card comments on report cards. In the Upper Grand District School Board, OSSTF represents a number of different employee groups, including all secondary teachers and occasional teachers.

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OSSLT Info – Pass the Test Program for Students

Posted January 22, 2020

Pass the Test is a voluntary non-credit 15 hour course for grade 10 students or grade 11 students who did not successfully write the OSSLT last year. The course provides direct classroom instruction on literacy related tasks. Forms may be printed picked up in guidance or printed off our site. Forms are due back in guidance by Feb. 6th.

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Important information about the Transportation website during strikes

Posted January 20, 2020

Please read for important information about student transportation (busing) communication during a strike that results in the closure of schools to students. 

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UGDSB Statement Regarding EQAO Math Assessment

Posted January 9, 2020

Message Re EQAO Gr. 9 Math (2) 1

Important information regarding WHY Survey – a joint survey between UGDSB and WDG Public Health

Posted November 8, 2019

This year Upper Grand District School Board and Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health are collecting information on student health and well-being from youth, parents and school staff. The Well-Being and Health Youth Surveys are designed to help us understand how well we are doing creating safe, welcoming, and inclusive environments in our schools. It also provides important information about the physical and mental health of youth in our area. 

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Job action and labour updates: Information for parents/guardians 

Posted October 3, 2019

Parents/guardians are encouraged to visit www.ugdsb.ca/labour for on-going updates from the school board regarding provincial job action. 

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Bargaining Updates

Posted October 3, 2019

The Upper Grand DSB has set up a website to provide updates regarding provincial labour issues and the impact on UGDSB schools and board sites. 

Please visit www.ugdsb.ca/labour for on-going updates. 

Career Mentoring

Posted September 25, 2019

Career Mentoring

Stay Connected to CWDHS

Posted August 30, 2019

Please check out our school website regularly. You will find lots of information about upcoming events, opportunities and information about CWDHS. Please consider downloading the UGConnect app and follow us on Twitter: @cwprincipal.

UGConnect for iOS UGConnect for Android

CWDHS Achieves Ontario ECOschools Platinum Certifcation

Posted June 12, 2019

Platinum certification represents the highest level of achievement in the EcoSchools program.  Congrats to all involved - special mention goes to Mrs. Cameron and Mrs. Johnston for leading the effort at CWDHS! Click on the following link for details on the criteria for certification: https://www.ontarioecoschools.org/get-certified/certify/ Seals EN 2019_platinum 150x150  

Staff Presentation of the 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report

Posted March 29, 2019

The 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on March 19, 2019.

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.

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Important Info from the Board – Click on the links below

Posted August 28, 2018

UGDSB Digital Citizenship Policy UGDSB Threat/Risk Assessment and Suicide Protocol

Host an International Student!

Posted May 8, 2018

To any families interested in hosting a student from Spain.  Please click the link below.