News & Announcements

All Upper Grand DSB schools are closed

All Upper Grand DSB schools are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic until at least May 4, 2020. All UGDSB buildings and grounds are closed to the public. We will continue to share updates as we receive them. 

Important Information and Resources:

Letter to parents: UGDSB Learning at Home (April 3, 2020)

Posted April 3, 2020

A letter from the Director of Education regarding the board’s distance learning program is posted on the board website.

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Special Education, Equity and Learning at Home

Posted April 3, 2020

Preliminary information from the board on student access to devices and technology, SEA equipment, hands-on based learning ideas, and more.

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Daily Challenge

Posted April 3, 2020

Try your best to keep a regular routine and schedule.  It's important for your mental and physical health.  Check out this website to do interactive workout routines: Workouts Have fun!  

Daily Challenge

Posted April 1, 2020

If we need to keep 2m between us, how many meters of distance do we need within your class or the entire school (298)? Convert to cm as an added challenge.

Notice of cancelled and postponed school events 

Posted April 1, 2020

Due to the extension of school closures in Ontario, the UGDSB has decided to cancel or postpone a number of school based events.

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Important letter from the Minister of Education to parents (March 31, 2020)

Posted April 1, 2020

Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has written an important letter for all Ontario parents and guardians, regarding the extension of school closures in Ontario and information on distance learning for students. 

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Ontario school closures extended until at least May

Posted March 31, 2020

On Tuesday March 31, 2020, the Premier of Ontario announced that in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all schools in Ontario will remain closed until at least May 1 for staff and May 4 for students. Premier Ford also said that the province is prepared to extend the school closures even further if required.

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Daily challenge

Posted March 31, 2020

We challenge you to write a letter or email to your teacher, office coordinator, caretaker or principal to tell them how much you miss them! Go!

IMPORTANT Information from School

Posted March 30, 2020

To request your child's password reset, please email the school. The school's email address can be found at the very top right corner of this webpage. Please be sure to include your child's full name as well as the name of their homeroom teacher.

Daily Challenge

Posted March 30, 2020

What can you build using geometric shapes inside or outside the house.  Take a picture and share it with your teachers and Mr. Reay. House 3 House

Message From Mr. Reay

Posted March 30, 2020

Please click the link to a quick video from Mr. Reay. https://drive.google.com/file/d/12Q1SM7BSsJC0fvgAC99DvY7aZ02awnlZ/view?usp=sharing Have a great day!

Reminder: All UGDSB playgrounds are closed

Posted March 28, 2020

A reminder to all members of our school communities that in alignment with municipal closures around COVID-19, all Upper Grand DSB schoolyard play structures are closed.

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Parents please read: Distance learning and staff reaching out to families

Posted March 27, 2020

A letter from the Director of Education has been posted to the board website (Friday March 27, 2020). The letter contains important information regarding the board’s distance learning plan and information about staff reaching out to families.

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Looking for Reading Materials?

Posted March 27, 2020

If you are looking for reading material, remind your children that they can sign out books through UG to Go: https://webapps.ugdsb.on.ca/ug2go/ Happy Reading!

Letter to Parents from the Director: Continuity of Learning (March 23, 2020)

Posted March 23, 2020

Parents and guardians are asked to read the letter from the Director of Education, posted to the board website on March 23, 2020.

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Important letter from the Minister of Education to parents (March 22, 2020)

Posted March 23, 2020

Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has written an important letter for all Ontario parents and guardians, March 22, 2020.

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School closures: Information for UGDSB families regarding COVID-19

Posted March 13, 2020

The province has ordered all publicly funded schools in Ontario to close for two weeks following March Break, in response to the emergence in Ontario of COVID-19. As a result, Upper Grand DSB schools will be closed from March 14 to April 5, 2020. 

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Please read: Information for UGDSB schools regarding international travel and COVID-19

Posted March 12, 2020

With March Break approaching, many families and staff have questions about international travel and precautions required upon returning from travel. A letter with travel advice from Public Health is posted on the UGDSB website.

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Adult Crossing Guard Site Reviews

Posted March 5, 2020

City staff will be conducting site reviews for the next few weeks all across the city.  Staff will be at some current adult crossing guard locations and at other locations where there has been a request for an adult guard. Site reviews are completed prior to scheduling a field study. All ...

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March Newsletter

Posted February 28, 2020

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Popcorn, Pizza & Milk

Posted February 24, 2020

Please be aware that popcorn will be for sale on Wednesday February 26th this week and Pizza and Milk will be available on Thursday February 27th.  Thanks for your flexibility.

Pizza & Milk

Posted February 14, 2020

Please note that pizza and milk will be delivered on Thursday February 20th next week instead of Friday as students will not be at school on Friday February 21st.

Skate to Play Fundraiser

Posted February 10, 2020

Please click the link below to see information about a family-friendly skating fundraiser called “Skate to Play” at the West End Community Centre from 6:30-8:30 PM on Saturday February 15th. The “Skate to Play” fundraiser will donate proceeds to the Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington to support their “Free ...

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Photo Day Postponed

Posted February 7, 2020

Please note that grad and sibling photos will be postponed until March 26th due to labour action on Feb 21.  More information will come as we get closer to the date.    
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