News & Announcements

Daily School Absence Report

The UGDSB is reporting daily on school absence rates, allowing us to monitor absenteeism rates and transparently share this information with the public. To view the dashboard, click here

#UGUmbrella – Imagine what others may be going through, this December we look at Empathy

Posted November 30, 2020

The Umbrella Project, founded by Dr. Jen Forristal, features monthly themes, activities and curriculum links to support students and staff as they focus on wellness.

Feedback welcome on board Policy 503 – Safe Schools

Posted November 25, 2020

The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public feedback on board Policy 503 – Safe Schools. The deadline to provide feedback is January 19 at 4pm.

Important changes on bus cancellation days and inclement weather days in the UGDSB

Updated February 5, 2021

Due to COVID-19 restrictions and protocols, there are changes to bus cancellation and inclement weather days in the Upper Grand District School Board in the 2020-21 school year. 

Progress Reports and Parent Teacher Interviews

Posted November 19, 2020

Greetings to all our Parents and Guardians! Progress reports are being sent home today, November 19, 2020. Parent-Teacher interviews will be held on Thursday, November 26th from 3:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and on Friday, November 27th between 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. This year all of our interviews will be ...

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health letter to the community

Posted November 18, 2020

Dr. Mercer, Medical Officer of Health and CEO at Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has shared a letter with important information for the community regarding COVID-19. 

East Garafraxa Communication: November 13th

Posted November 13, 2020

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Letter from the Director: Elementary school staffing and organization

Posted November 11, 2020

This letter is to provide all parents/guardians in the Upper Grand District School Board with information on changes required in our elementary schools following the survey that allowed students to switch between in-person and remote learning. 

UGUmbrella: The quality of being thankful – this November we celebrate Gratitude

Posted November 2, 2020

The theme for November is Gratitude. Gratitude is the quality of being thankful. It is an essential skill that helps us keep our focus on what we have, instead of what we do not have. This skill is especially important at a time when there are so many restrictions in ...

East Gary Communication: October 23rd

Posted October 23, 2020

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Police Presence in Schools town hall and survey info

Updated October 20, 2020

Please read the following for information on the UGDSB’s Police Presence in Schools virtual town hall and survey.

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