News & Announcements

LABOUR: Upcoming strike dates and school closures in the UGDSB

Due to provincial strike action, Upper Grand DSB schools will be closed to students on the following dates (unless the strikes are averted):

  • Friday February 21 (elementary and secondary schools)

UPDATES: Please continue to check the board website for updates at www.ugdsb.ca/labour.

Grade 8 Parent’s Night at C.D.D.H.S.

Posted November 13, 2019

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Important information regarding WHY Survey – a joint survey between UGDSB and WDG Public Health

Posted November 8, 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. 

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Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin Secondary French Immersion (FI) Impact Assessment

Posted October 25, 2019

An Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin French Immersion (FI) Impact Assessment – Initiation Report was approved by the Board on October 22, 2019. The impact assessment will consider secondary programming in Orangeville, Dufferin and Erin including; the history of FI, enrolment, cohort sizes, and participation and retention rate information.  Consideration will be ...

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Buy Nothing Day

Posted October 22, 2019

Friday November 29th  is BUY NOTHING Day!Barcode Don’t buy, give. “No one has ever become poor by giving”, Anne Frank Buy Nothing Day is an awareness day highlighting society’s habit of buying too many things. It is a day for society to examine the ...

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Talking About Mental Health & Nature

Posted October 22, 2019

Fall is here and so is that pre-winter chill!  Getting outside makes such a difference to how we all are doing ThinkstockPhotos 185819515   Mental Health Fill 276x347inside. Spending time in nature improves our mental health and well-being.  Being outdoors is ...

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Job action and labour updates: Information for parents/guardians 

Posted October 3, 2019

Parents/guardians are encouraged to visit www.ugdsb.ca/labour for on-going updates from the school board regarding provincial job action. 

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Guidance Counsellor Update

Posted September 27, 2019

Introducing Your Grade 7/8 Guidance CounsellorMyblueprint 1 My name is Christine Kennedy and I am assigned to your child’s school as a Grade 7/8 Guidance Counsellor. I currently work alongside Grade 7 and 8 Teachers, ...

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Glenbrook Spirit Wear

Posted September 27, 2019

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INTERNATIONAL WALK TO SCHOOL DAY

Posted September 24, 2019

A walk outdoors is good for our hearts and minds!Enviro Participate in International Walk to School Day on October 2nd 2019! In October we celebrate “active travel” by encouraging students to walk or bike between home and school, or to actively travel as ...

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Talking About Mental Health

Posted September 24, 2019

I hope that you had a wonderful summer and start to the new school year!  Even with the fun of summer ThinkstockPhotos 185819515   Mental Health Fill 276x347and the excitement of the first day of school behind us, returning to school ...

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CREATING A CULTURE OF PRIVACY

Posted September 13, 2019

IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF EVERYONE TO PROTECT STUDENTS’ PERSONAL AND CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATIONImage result for privacy clipart All parents, guardian, and visitors to the school are reminded that the privacy of all our students must be maintained at all times. We are ultimately responsible ...

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