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.

Do you have a child starting JK or SK in September 2020?

Posted November 19, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is hosting four Kindergarten registration INFORMATION nights in November and December 2019.

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Book Fair Schedule for November

Posted November 14, 2019

See link for important book fair information: Book Fair Info

Survey Link for Parents

Posted November 14, 2019

Parents/Guardians: Parents and guardians are being asked to complete a parent/guardian survey. Like the student survey, this survey will be confidential and the results will be used in the same manner as the students survey. Parents will be asked to participate in this optional survey during the month of November. Computers will ...

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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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October 21st to 25th is Waste Reduction Week

Posted October 20, 2019

Students will be conducting waste audits in classrooms and discussing strategies to reduce waste. Consider packing a "waste free lunch" with your child by using reusable containers and minimizing plastic and packaging waste.

Thanks for Your Support

Posted October 10, 2019

Thanks to all for your support with  2 recent events. We raised over $530 for  the Terry Fox Foundations with our Walk/Run for Terry event in September.  For the Farm Credit Food Drive, we collected 314 kilograms of food and $120 in donations. This is enough for 360 meals for ...

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School Code of Conduct 2019

Posted October 4, 2019

School Code Of Conduct September 2019

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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Message to Parents re: Job Action

Posted October 3, 2019

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.

Please Welcome Dan Ardis

Posted October 3, 2019

Many of you will know that I have been serving in a temporary role as Principal of Grand and District Public School to start a new school year, and I have really enjoyed connecting with staff, students and family again. It's my pleasure to welcome Dan Ardis who has been appointed ...

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FCC Food Drive

Posted September 30, 2019

Our school is participating in the Farm Credit Canada (FCC) Drive Away Hunger program, which means we will be collecting food donations for people in our community who use the Grand Valley food bank. This year, the FCC is also collecting money donations. If you prefer to send in a ...

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Orange Shirt Day October 1, 2019

Posted September 26, 2019

Orange Shirt Day                                                                                                ...

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School Council Meeting and Elections October 16, 2019

Posted September 24, 2019

Our next School Council meeting & elections will occur on Wednesday October 16th at 6:30 pm. The positions that are up for election include Chair, Secretary and Treasurer.  Parents new to our school are welcomed and encouraged to attend

Terry Fox Run/Walk September 26

Posted September 19, 2019

From 1:50 to 2:50 on September 26,  members of our school community will walk or run for Terry Fox. Parents and family members are welcome to join us. Donations can be made on line through ugdsb.schoolcashonline.com.
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