News & Announcements



Click on the new widget to read about the Coop Students who have made Employee of the Month at their placement or to read the Success Stories from some of our Coop Students.

We would like to remind parents and students that School is a fragrance/scent-aware environment. There are staff members and/or students who could suffer severe adverse reactions when exposed to even a small amount of a fragrance or scents. We ask that the community support us in our efforts to promote a scent-aware environment by refraining from wearing or using  fragrances or scented products (including products such as perfume, cologne, fabric softener, in wash scented laundry beads, etc) when visiting the school, even if your visit will be short.

Every Day Counts! Student Support Week 1

Posted April 9, 2024

Every Day Counts! Student Support Week 1:

Is your child struggling with attending school? We are here to help! Throughout the month of April we will be sharing tips and strategies with parents/guardians to help encourage regular school attendance …

Every Day Counts! Why regular student attendance at school really matters

Updated April 22, 2024

In the UGDSB, we know how important school attendance and established routines are for students to build knowledge, skills and confidence. Regular attendance is more than just a requirement; it’s a critical building block for academic success, …

UGDSB Regional Skills Photography Contest

Updated April 5, 2024

On Wednesday, March 27, 2024, The Upper Grand District School Board Regional Skills Photography contest took place.

There were seven students competing from Guelph CVI, CWDHS, Erin DHS and Westside SS.

Congratulations to Evelyn L., from Erin DHS who came in …

Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report

Posted March 20, 2024

GUELPH, ON – At the March 19, 2024, Finance and Facilities Committee Meeting, Upper Grand District School BoardTrustees received the “Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report.”

The report will now be taken to …

Professional Activity Day Description – April 8, 2024

Updated April 9, 2024

Information for Elementary Parents/Guardians

Date: April 8, 2024 (No School for Students)

Length: Full Day


Elementary Topic AM: Mathematics

Elementary …

Learn more about the DELF French proficiency exam

Posted February 22, 2024

Grade 12 students in the Upper Grand District School Board who are taking Core French or French Immersion are invited to learn more about the DELF. 

The Diplôme d’études en langue Française (DELF) is …

Provide your input on the 2024-25 School Year Calendars

Posted February 15, 2024

Planning for the next school year has begun and the Upper Grand District School Board is seeking feedback on the proposed 2024-2025 school year calendars.

Each year, the UGDSB’s School Year Calendar Committee submits …

Help Kids Live Free From Hunger

Updated March 4, 2024

 Live Free Campaign Banner

What is the Live Free campaign? 

Every day, many children and youth in our community live without basic necessities that many of us take for granted. Often, they arrive …

Elementary Remote Learning Pre-Registration for the 2024-2025 school year

Posted February 1, 2024

During the 2023-2024 school year, the Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB), in partnership with Avon Maitland District School Board (AMDSB) and Grand Erie District School Board (GEDSB) worked together to provide remote learning for elementary students. While we believe that in-person learning best supports students, we recognize that some families may want their child to learn remotely, due to their unique circumstances.


Posted January 31, 2024

This is an opportunity for a webinar learning about Human Trafficking and how to support your children/youth and how to connect with supports.  This will include a panel discussion with police, children’s mental health and child protection …

CMHAWW offering 2nd part to Understanding Human Trafficking webinar

Posted January 19, 2024

The Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington, in partnership with the Upper Grand District School Board and several other community partners, is pleased to announce part two of the Understanding Human Trafficking series.

Success Stories from our Co-op Department!

Updated January 17, 2024


Congratulations to Desmin Williams,  winner of the EDHS Co-op Student Employee of the Month Award for December.  While working at Wroth Automotive in Erin Desmin …

Success Stories from our Co-op Department!

Updated February 1, 2024


Congratulations to Josh Turner, winner of the EDHS Co-op Student Employee of the Month Award for October. While working at DK Excavating in Erin Josh has …

It’s that time of year again – everything you need to know about UG Inclement Weather Procedures

Posted November 8, 2023

GUELPH, ON – It’s that time of year again and we wanted to share a refresh with our school community about Inclement Weather Procedures.


In the event of bus cancellations, all schools will remain open for students and staff …


Posted October 27, 2023

Attendance Matters With A Plus

This week, let’s discuss some things to do if all the strategies you’ve tried so far to encourage regular attendance at school with your child haven’t worked. 

Be …

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