News & Announcements

Important information regarding reopening schools, COVID-19 and more

Please click the links below for information on reopening schools in fall 2020, COVID-19 and supports for students and families: 

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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Applications for Link Crew

Posted June 3, 2020

Apply for link crew by clicking here  

Summer School programs for students in grades 6-12

Posted June 1, 2020

The Upper Grand District School Board has announced a range of Summer School programs and opportunities available to students in grades 6-12 this summer.

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Flying the Pride flag in the UGDSB

Posted May 29, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VIQDygCIq0 For more information about why we fly the Pride flag in June, visit the UGDSB website.

OSAP News

Posted May 26, 2020

May 26 – OSAP

Ontario has launched applications for the 2020-21 Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) for full-time students. Students can now apply to the OSAP program for the 2020-21 school year for help with their postsecondary education costs.The link to apply for OSAP is: https://www.ontario.ca/page/how-apply-osap

Students who have questions about OSAP …

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Update on retrieving student belongings in schools

Posted May 20, 2020

In light of the Ministry of Education’s announcement that schools will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, the UGDSB is putting plans in place for families and students to retrieve their personal items from schools – lockers, desks and other areas.

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CWDHS Request for Student Support Services  

Posted May 20, 2020

CWDHS Request for Student Support Services   Students or their guardians are invited to complete this form to request support from our student services team, which includes Guidance Counsellors, Resource Teachers, our Child and Youth Counsellor, and Social Worker. Click below to access the form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeT_rfpsszjCIbE2dn94GzyBygO2PPQz6MjvyNWXXZp8P-yqQ/viewform

Letter from the Director of Education: Fall Commencement (May 20, 2020)

Posted May 20, 2020

Director of Education, Martha Rogers, has written a letter to the graduating class of 2020 and their parents/guardians to provide details about secondary schools’ plans for fall commencement. 

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Information re: Commencement Postponement

Posted May 20, 2020

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Letter from the Minister of Education (May 19, 2020)

Posted May 19, 2020

Parents/guardians are invited to read a letter from the Minister of Education, following the announcement from the province that schools will not reopen this school year.

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All schools to remain closed for the rest of the 2019-20 school year

Posted May 19, 2020

The province has announced that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ontario schools will not reopen this school year. Distance learning will continue for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year.

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Letter from the Director of Education: Synchronous Learning (May 15, 2020)

Posted May 15, 2020

Upper Grand District School Board Director of Education, Martha Rogers, has written a letter to parents/guardians providing updated information on synchronous learning in the UGDSB.

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Dual Credit Opening for 2020-21

Posted May 8, 2020

Want to give the College experience a try while still in high school?  Sign up for Dual Credit and you can try two courses at Conestoga College during your second semester of grade 12.

Application opens Monday May 11th

Click here: How to Apply – Dual Credit School Work Initiative to find out more information and apply on the google form.  Space is limited.

Questions?  Email Mr. Jamieson at  …

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