News & Announcements

Reopening Schools, Health and Safety Information

For important school reopening and health and safety information, please use the links below:

UGDSB Ventilation Report

The UGDSB is continuing its work optimizing air quality in classrooms and learning environments through improving ventilation and filtration. Upgrades to ventilation and filtration systems began in the 2020-21 school year and will continue for the 2021-22 school year.

The UGDSB has received funding from the Provincial Government and Federal Government to allow the board to continue its work in optimizing ventilation and air quality in UGDSB schools and meet the provincial requirements for ventilation measures in schools. The UGDSB is also making investments in schools to go above and beyond the provincial requirements, as another layer of the protective strategies the board is utilizing to keep UGDSB learning and working spaces safe for students and staff.

Visit UGDSB Ventilation Report page for full details. 

 

EDHS Parent Council – Virtual Meeting

Posted September 22, 2021

Please join us for our EDHS Parent Council Meeting on September 23rd, 2021  

The meeting will begin at: 7:00 pm

To attend the meeting, please sign up at: https://forms.gle/VoTLZyUb4uEH4Gqf7

Once you sign up, you will be sent the meeting link.

Information regarding a positive COVID-19 case (Sept. 17th, 2021)

Posted September 17, 2021

Dear parents/guardians and staff, 

Public Health has notified us that an individual in our school has tested positive for COVID-19. 

If you have questions, please visit the “For Schools” section of the WDGPH website: WDGPH Website.

Our building is safe and remains open to staff and students. As always, custodial staff will ensure thorough cleaning and disinfecting of affected areas in the school, …

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CANCELLED – Grade 9 Parent Information Night

Posted September 16, 2021

Due to the COVID restrictions, we will not be holding the Grade 9 Parent Information Night.

Our apologies in advance during these trying times.  

Photo Day at EDHS (September 22nd)

Posted September 15, 2021

Photo Day will be held on:  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22ND 
 
What you should know:

Students will be called down by their Homeroom classes
Photos will be taken in the Cafeteria 
Students who have a spare Period 1, you will be called down in Period 2
If you are a co-op student …

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Vaccine Clinic at the Erin Library (Centre 2000)

Posted September 13, 2021

The WDGPH drop-in vaccination clinic has been scheduled for September 21st, 2021 from 2pm until 5pm.  This will be held in the Erin Library at 14 Boland Drive, Erin.  No appointment is required.  This is open to anyone who is 12+ years (or turning 12 years old in 2021).  This is for 1st or 2nd doses of Pfizer.  Please bring your OHIP card (Health Card) or any government-issued photo …

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Update on secondary inter-school athletics

Posted September 8, 2021

Please see the following for updates on the start of inter-school athletics in secondary schools in District 10 and District 4.

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LIBRARY NEWS for the 2021-2022 School Year

Posted September 2, 2021

We have exciting news!

The library will be OPEN to students this year! 

The Library will be open to students this year, but with a few rules in place.  We ask that students please follow the rules of the library so we can ensure the safety of all users during COVID-19. 

There will be a maximum of 20 people at any one time in the Library. This will include 10 public …

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EDHS Grade 9 Orientation Information

Posted August 24, 2021

EDHS GRADE 9 ORIENTATION INFORMATION

The EDHS Grade 9 Orientation is happening on August 30th, 2021 (Monday) from 1pm – 3pm.

Who is invited?  ALL EDHS Grade 9 Students

ORIENTATION

Where to meet?  The soccer field behind EDHS at 1pm

What to bring?  Water bottle, sunscreen, mask, comfortable clothing/footwear

What will be happening?

Welcome Assembly
Fun Activities
Meet your Link Crew …

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Homestay Hosts Needed URGENTLY for International Students in Guelph/Orangeville

Posted August 19, 2021

Homestay Hosts Needed URGENTLY for International Students in Guelph/Orangeville

When we welcome international students into our schools, our programs benefit, our community benefits, and local students get life-changing experiences that positively shape their worldviews.

Without you, we cannot deliver this exciting program. You can help by inviting international students to stay with your family while they study in our area.

To support our homestay families, we’ve partnered with the Canada Homestay Network …

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Registration for 2021-22 Secondary Remote Learning is August 3-12, 2021

Posted August 3, 2021

Registration for Secondary Remote Learning is open from August 3-12, 2021. Please review program information for 2021-22 Secondary Remote Learning and to register for remote learning. Only those wanting to register for Secondary Remote Learning should complete a registration form.

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Secondary student report cards are now available online

Posted July 5, 2021

Secondary student report cards are now available online. Secondary report cards will be available for parents/guardians to download from July 5 to 16, 2021. 

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2021 Long Term Accommodation Plan annual review report approved

Posted June 23, 2021

The 2021 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved at the Board Meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board on June 22, 2021.

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Policy feedback opportunity: School Volunteers, Educational Field Trips and Off-Site Activities

Posted June 23, 2021

The following UGDSB draft policies have been released for public consultation: Policy 205 School Volunteers, and Policy 508 Educational Field Trips and Off-Site Activities. The deadline to provide feedback is October 14, 2021, at 4pm.

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Board News: End of the year information (June 2021)

Posted June 16, 2021

As we approach the end of the school year, we would like to say thank you to all our students, families and staff for their hard work and understanding throughout the year. The purpose of this letter is to provide you with information about the last few weeks of school. 

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UGDSB celebrates National Indigenous History Month

Posted June 9, 2021

June is National Indigenous History Month, a month where we celebrate and recognize histories, contributions and diversity of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples in Canada. 

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