The 2019-2020 school year begins on September 3, which means it is almost time to register your child if you are new to the Upper Grand District School Board.
- Principal’s Message
- School Council News – A year in review!
- Important Dates
- Community Partner – Parkwood Gardens June Info
- Stella & Dot Fundraiser
Stella & Dot Fundraiser
Online from May 20 to June 26 2019
From June 19 to the 24th we will be proudly flying the rainbow flag at the front of our school as a symbol of our commitment to creating and upholding an inclusive, safe space for all students, families and community members. We believe in the …
Due to rain in the forecast, the Special Olympics Track & Field Meet has been postponed to Wednesday May 15, 2019.
- Principal’s Message
- School Council News – Council Meeting May 15 at 6:30pm
- Important Dates
- Community Partner – Parkwood Gardens April Info
- Flying Of The Pride Flag – June
The 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on March 19, 2019.
This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. It is necessary for staff to monitor the relevance of the Board’s work plan priorities. The LTAP …
At the close of the on-time window, the number of JK French Immersion applications at Gateway Drive PS exceeded the school’s JK FI enrolment cap. Random selection is necessary at Gateway Drive PS. The random selection process will consider in-area applicants with sibling(s) in UGDSB FI first and then in-area applicants without …
YMCA-YWCA of Guelph
Starting February 4, 2019 The YMCA-YWCA of Guelph will be operating an after school program with spaces available for children enrolled in JK/SK up to Grade 3.
The program will run from 3pm-6pm, Monday – Friday on instructional school days.
We are very excited about becoming a part of the Gateway Drive Public School community …
Use this map to plan a walking or wheeling route to school! The map shows safety features such as traffic lights and crosswalks.
The map also shows suggested “walk a block” locations. These locations are areas where on street parking is allowed. If you need to drive to the school, consider parking in these …
The Upper Grand District School Board has been testing for lead in school drinking water since 2007. New provincial testing requirements came into effect July 2017, which increase the amount of sampling that is required. The Ontario drinking water quality standard for lead is 10 micrograms per litre. This standard is based on a …
Start2Finish invites you to a fun, free after-school program starting on Wednesday Oct 10th, 2018
It will include:
Running, relays and active games
Circuit training for strength and fitness
Individual and team challenges
Group and individual reading activities
You can also look forward to:
Cool prizes for individual and group goals reached
Join us at our Annual Fall Open House! The evening will include activities for the whole family.
This event is a great opportunity for your family to meet the school staff and support our School Council’s fundraising initiatives. Funds raised through the silent auction, decadent dessert raffle and pie in …
Dear parents and guardians,
We are writing to you to address some of the questions and concerns we have received regarding changes to the Health and Physical Education Curriculum. As you may know, the Government of Ontario has directed all school boards across the province to use the re-issued 2010 Health and Physical Education Curriculum …
Upper Grand Mobile App
We are pleased to announce that the Upper Grand DSB is introducing a new parent communication tool for your smart phone. Designed to streamline communication between schools and the communities they serve, the Upper Grand Mobile app provides parents with a simple interface with up to date …
Below is an overview for the first day of school:
Weather permitting, students in Grades 1 to 8 will gather at the back tarmac between 8:20 and 8:35 am. Teachers (wearing orange and yellow vests) will have class lists …
Message from YMCA-YWCA of Guelph:
Seeking staff to support a Before/After School Program
The YMCA-YWCA of Guelph has been working hard with the Upper Grand District school board to get an After School Program at your school. Unfortunately, there is a shortage of RECE’s in our field. We are hoping that you can help. If you …
In its efforts to continually review and monitor the safety of our schools, the Upper Grand District School Board is expanding its Video Surveillance Project. Once the project is complete, all UGDSB schools will be equipped with video cameras.
Over the course of next year, all remaining schools will have video cameras installed. Much of …
The randomized list of French Immersion Pre-registration Codes for Gateway Drive PS from the random selection process on January 29, 2018 is now available online.