News & Announcements
OSSTF update: Dec. 11 strikes in some Ontario school boards (not UGDSB)
The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that on Wednesday Dec. 11, OSSTF teachers and education workers in some school boards will take part in a one-day, full withdrawal of services in selected locations across Ontario: http://www.osstf.on.ca/news/mr-dec-06-2019.aspx
The Upper Grand District School Board is not listed as one of the school boards that will be included in the Dec. 11 OSSTF job action.
Please continue to check www.ugdsb.ca/labour for updates.
Join us on Thursday, November 21 at 6:30pm in the GCVI Library and Learning Commons. Welcome to Officer James Nightingale who will be speaking on social media use and safety. Please see the attached agenda. November Meeting 2019
This year Upper Grand District School Board and Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health are collecting information on student health and well-being from youth, parents and school staff. The Well-Being and Health Youth Surveys are designed to help us understand how well we are doing creating safe, welcoming, and inclusive environments in our schools. It also provides important information about the physical and mental health of youth in our area.
GUELPH, Ontario – Students at Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute had the unique opportunity to spend some time speaking with Canadian author Lawrence Hill at the school on Tuesday.
Hill is the award-winning author of ten fiction and non-fiction books including The Book of Negros and The Illegal. When Hill is not writing his next novel, he works as a creative writing professor at the University of Guelph.
Your Future Your Choice will take place on Wednesday Nov. 13th from 6:00-8:00pm at Centennial CVI located at 289 College Ave. West in Guelph.
This event is a one-stop career, education, and community resource fair. Over 80 exhibitors from colleges and universities, as well as business and community organizations will be there to provide students and their families with valuable information to help them make decisions about future …
ICYMI – UGDSB & WDG Public Health are collecting confidential info on student health & well-being through a survey that will be available from Nov. 4 – 15th. The WHY survey is designed to help us understand how we are doing at creating safe spaces. Visit http://ow.ly/6k2G50wVG1Yfor more info. WHY Parent Information Letter And Refusal Form UGDSB 2 "PARENT LINK TO WHY SURVEY" is.gd/whyparent
TO: Parents/Guardians and Students Eligible to Write the
Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test
Each year the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) conducts the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT). This provincial test measures the performance of grade 10 students on the reading and writing expectations in all subjects up to and including grade 9. Successful completion of the OSSLT is a graduation requirement …
Interim reports are going home with students on Friday October 11th 2019. Parent Teacher Interviews will take place on Thursday October 17th 2019, 3:00pm-4:30pm and 6:00pm-7:30pm. The online booking site opens Friday at 4:00pm. Parent Letter
Parents/guardians are encouraged to visit www.ugdsb.ca/labour for on-going updates from the school board regarding provincial job action.
The Upper Grand DSB has set up a website to provide updates regarding provincial labour issues and the impact on UGDSB schools and board sites. Please visit www.ugdsb.ca/labour for on-going updates. Thank you.
Researchers at the University of Guelph are conducting a study, and they need your help!
What’s the study about?
We want to learn more about the relations between students’ beliefs, emotions, behaviours, and mental health. We also want to evaluate a new online educational program.
What will I be asked to do?