News & Announcements

Complete the Student Census by October 9

Students/families in Kindergarten to Grade 12 are encouraged to complete the UGDSB Counts Student Census survey by October 9, 2022. The link to complete the census can be found at the bottom of the email sent to parents/guardians (Kindergarten – Grade 8) and students (Grades 9-12+). It is a rectangular blue button that says “Begin Survey.” If you need assistance, please email [email protected]

Learn more about the importance of this census data, how the board is protecting privacy and examples of ways that the board will using the data to direct its resources and supports at www.ugdsb.ca/census

Positive COVID cases at Elora Public School

Posted September 12, 2021

Hello Elora Families, Please review the attached letter which is an update about individuals associated with Elora PS who have tested positive for COVID-19. Excellent systems are in place to manage such situations.  We will get through this!  As always, please continue be diligent each morning with the COVID self-assessment.   Please email ...

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Information about the First Day of School

Posted September 4, 2021

Hello Elora Families! Over this weekend, emails will be sent indicating the homeroom and homeroom teacher for students.  Below is further information that will be included in the email.   We will also be sending brief phone messages informing families of homerooms and homeroom teachers.   We are sending phone and email in ...

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Information for the Start of the School Year

Posted August 31, 2021

Hello Elora Families!! Thanks for your patience.   I know you have been expecting some information about the start of the school year.  It has been very busy so far as we get ready to welcome students back.   You will find a link here to some general information about the start of ...

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Community Resource Centre Backpack program available

Posted July 23, 2021

Families in need are invited to register for the 2021 Backpack Program sponsored by the Community Resource Centre.

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End of Year Message

Posted June 29, 2021

Hello Elora Families!! Well, that wraps up the school year 2020-2021.   While many great things still happened at Elora P.S., I think we are all happy to move on to much better and brighter things that lie ahead. Parents and caregivers!  We appreciate the time and support ...

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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.

This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. ...

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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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Important End of Year Messages

Posted June 21, 2021

Hello Elora Families, Please take a moment to review the important messages below. Online Report Card Families will be able to access their child's report card online by the end of the day on Wednesday, June 23rd until July 5th.  We still have some families who have not registered to do this.   Please ...

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Elora P.S. Remembers Those Lives Lost at Kamloops

Posted June 18, 2021

We at Elora PS would like to acknowledge and honour the precious children found buried at Kamloops Residential School. When picking up your child's belongings, please stop by the front of the school to pick up the materials to make a simple birdfeeder. Inside the small paper bag, you will find ...

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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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WDG Public Health to host Parent Information Session on COVID-19 vaccines

Posted June 10, 2021

On June 14, 2021, at 7pm, Dr. Matthew Tenenbaum, the Associate Medical Officer of Health for Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health, will be offering a presentation for youth and their parents/caregivers to learn more about WDGPH’s COVID-19 vaccination program and answer parent questions. 

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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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Supports for staff and students following horrific violence targeting Muslim community

Posted June 8, 2021

The Upper Grand District School Board would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the Muslim community following the horrific violence in London, Ontario, which killed four family members and sent another family member to hospital with serious injuries. Officials are reporting that this is an apparent hate crime and that the victims were targeted because of their Muslim faith. 

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UGDSB launching online report card system

Posted June 7, 2021

Due to COVID-19, the Upper Grand District School Board is preparing to make student report cards available online for parents/guardians this spring. Keep reading for important dates coming up.

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School Council Meeting – Tuesday at 6:30 PM

Posted June 3, 2021

Please join us for our School Council Meeting this Tuesday evening at 6:30 PM.   All Elora P.S. families welcome. Here is the link: Meeting ID meet.google.com/yus-cdwd-jze ...

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X-Movement Community Event Tonight at 6:30!

Posted June 3, 2021

Elora P.S. families - join us for our community event this evening with X-Movement X-Movement has been an organization around for 5-6 years and typically would run their activities live at school.  They have made a successful shift to virtual ...

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Province announces that Ontario schools will remain in remote learning this school year

Posted June 2, 2021

On June 2, 2021, the provincial government announced that Ontario schools will remain in remote learning for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year. This means that all UGDSB students will continue learning remotely for the rest of this school year, with the exception of those students currently attending specialized class placements in person.

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