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

School Council Tuesday May 14. 7:00

Posted May 14, 2024

Please join us tonight at our school council at 7:00 in our staff room. All are welcome! You can also join remotely following the link below:) meet.google.com/rvf-mtdh-gqp Dial-in: (CA) +1 587-794-5979 PIN: 370 922 961#

Letter to families from the Minister of Education on changes to Provincial Code of Conduct

Posted April 29, 2024

Please see below for a letter from the Minister of Education, to Ontario parents/caregivers. To download a copy of the letter, please click here.

Dear parents,

For the first time in nearly a generation, our government successfully negotiated agreements ...

School Council Meeting -April 9th

Posted April 9, 2024

All are welcome to join us for our School Council Meeting, 7:00 Tuesday April 9th. Click on the link to join us virtually:) EPSAC Meeting Tuesday, April 9 · 7:00 – 8:00pm Time zone: America/Toronto Google Meet joining info Video call link: https://meet.google.com/gxq-ebpb-mxe Or dial: ‪(CA) +1 613-778-0790‬ PIN: ‪129 239 871‬# More phone numbers: https://tel.meet/gxq-ebpb-mxe?pin=9107702311759

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, social development, and future opportunities. While we may face challenges that ...

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 the Board Meeting on April 9, 2024, for approval by Trustees, ...

Professional Activity Day Description – April 8, 2024

Posted March 18, 2024

Information for Elementary Parents/Guardians

Date: April 8, 2024

Length: Full Day

Topics:

Elementary Topic AM: Mathematics Elementary Topic PM: Mental Health and Well-Being Secondary Topic AM: Mathematics or Artificial Intelligence ...

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 draft calendars for the upcoming school year to the Ministry. Once ...

School Council Meeting

Posted February 13, 2024

Please join us tonight, Feb 13 at 7:00 in our school staff room. Or feel free to join us remotely:) All are welcome! EPSAC Meeting Tuesday, February 13 · 7:00 – 8:00pm Time zone: America/Toronto Google Meet joining info Video call link: https://meet.google.com/wac-xoqt-mwn Or dial: ‪(CA) +1 778-727-8734‬ PIN: ‪728 282 108‬# More phone numbers: https://tel.meet/wac-xoqt-mwn?pin=5021619950040

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.

Professional Activity Day Description – Jan. 26, 2024

Posted January 22, 2024

Elementary Staff will spend the full day on Assessment and Evaluation that includes report card preparation/reporting of student achievement and learning skills, to be communicated with parents/guardians.  

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