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UPDATES: Feb. 26 Community Use of Schools and labour reminders

WEATHER: On Wednesday Feb. 26, Community Use of Schools is cancelled in Division 2 (Centre Wellington/Erin/Rockwood), Division 3 (North Wellington), and Division 4 (Dufferin County) due to inclement weather.

LABOUR: Due to the one-day OSSTF strike, all Upper Grand DSB elementary and secondary schools will be closed to students on Friday February 28 (unless the strike is averted). Please continue to check the board website for updates at

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 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 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

Meet the Teacher Night Thursday September 26

Posted September 19, 2019

Please join us for Meet the Teacher Night on Thursday, September 26th from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm.  It's a great opportunity to meet our teachers and see the recently completed renovations. The Grand Valley Lions Club will be here selling hot dogs too.

What you need to know to register your child for school

Posted August 12, 2019

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.

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Please Support Our Breakfast / Snack Programs

Posted April 9, 2019

This Friday, students at GVDPS will support their snack and breakfast club programs. Our breakfast program provides students with toasted bagels topped with cream cheese, jam or  butter. The snack bin provides cheese, crackers, yogurt, apple sauce, muffins and a variety of other healthy options during both of our nutrition ...

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Talking About Mental Health:  April 2019

Posted March 26, 2019

Jumpstart your Brain this Spring  Did you know that you can actually boost your brain power and increase your focus, ability to concentrate and your overall sense of well-being?   So how do you do this? Feed Your Brain:  Did you know your brain uses up to 20% of the calories that you ...

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No Busses Today – Jan. 24

Posted January 24, 2019

All busses in Dufferin County have been cancelled today. As a result, our grade 8 graduation photos and our dental screening that were scheduled for today have been cancelled and will have to be rebooked. The rescheduled dates will be posted as soon as we know! Be safe today!  

Buses are cancelled – Wed., Jan. 23

Posted January 23, 2019

All school buses will not be operating today. All schools, Public, Catholic and French Public are open with the exception of those schools dependent on transportation.

Congratulations & Welcome

Posted January 15, 2019

Congratulation to Mrs. Arndt who now has a healthy baby boy!! We wish her and her family all the best as they get used to life with a new baby! Welcome to Mrs A. Teixeira who will be continuing with KC while Mrs. Arndt is on maternity leave. Also new to ...

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