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

June 2023 policy updates in the Upper Grand DSB

Posted August 25, 2023

At the June 13, 2023, UGDSB Board meeting, the following policy items were approved. All updates have been made on the board website ( The following updated policies were approved: Policy 213 – Code of Conduct ...

Help the UGDSB make positive change – complete the Student Census today!

Posted August 25, 2023

Everyone counts. Complete the Student Census today! The “UGDSB Counts Student Census” launches today for all Upper Grand District School Board students in grades Kindergarten-12. Participation in the Student Census will help the UGDSB make systemic changes that will create more equitable outcomes for all students. The census is a confidential, voluntary survey ...

Fresh from the Farm

Posted August 25, 2023

Have you heard the buzz about Fresh from the Farm? It’s a healthy fundraiser for Ontario schools! We are so pleased to once again offer this exciting, educational and profitable opportunity to École Fred A. Hamilton families. Let’s look at the facts about the fresh from the Farm program. École ...

Celebrating Pride: Message from the Chair and Director of the UGDSB

Posted August 25, 2023

This week, the Upper Grand District School Board and our schools across the region are kicking off Pride Month. During the month of June and throughout the year, the UGDSB supports 2SLGBTQIA+ staff, students and their families by celebrating the joy of identity and centering 2SLGBTQIA+ histories, contributions and excellence. ...

Elementary Registration Day is just around the corner – Here’s what you need to know

Posted August 25, 2023

August 24, 2023  GUELPH, Ontario – Elementary Registration Day is happening August 29, 2023, between 1:00-4:00 p.m., at all Upper Grand District School Board elementary schools.   Only new students to the UGDSB are required to register for the 2023-24 school year. If your child attended a ...
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