News & Announcements

A Survey to Confirm Interest in and the Feasibility of Establishing an IB Diploma Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin

Posted April 1, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a survey to confirm interest in and the feasibility of establishing an International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin. The IBDP is respected by leading universities across the globe. IB offers an education focused on teaching students to think critically and independently,

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Staff Presentation of the 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report

Posted March 29, 2019

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

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IB Survey

Posted March 27, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a survey to confirm interest in and the feasibility of establishing an International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin. The survey is available online from March 28 – April 12, 2019 at www.ugdsb.ca/IBsurvey.  Survey results will be included in a report

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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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April School Newsletter from Wellinton -Dufferin – Guelph Public Health

Posted March 26, 2019

Free dental care for children and youth (17 and younger) If you can’t afford dental care, we have FREE services for your children at Public Health. We provide free basic dental care, including cleanings, x-rays, check-ups and treatment to children and youth. Our dental hygienists provide preventive services (e.g. cleanings) out of

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March 27th – Books For a Buck!

Posted March 22, 2019

On Wednesday, March 27, students will have the opportunity to fill a bag with books and take them home for $1.00. During both of our nutrition breaks, students are encouraged to come to the library and see what we've got! All funds raised will go towards our Eco Team initiatives.

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Students, staff and parents – please take our voluntary Diversity Data Survey

Posted March 22, 2019

From March 22 to April 18, 2019, the Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a system-wide survey, to help the board understand the demographic makeup, diversity and ongoing needs of our student population.

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LITTLE CAESARS PIZZA KITS – coming home today!

Posted March 19, 2019

By popular demand School Council is kicking off a Little Caesars Pizza Kit fundraiser with a delivery date of April 17th 2019!  Your co-workers, neighbours and family will enjoy purchasing a quality meal they can cook up right at home with their own favourite toppings!  Plan ahead and have plenty

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Save the Date: March 7th – Our Next School Council Meeting

Posted February 27, 2019

Our School Council will be meeting on Thursday, March 7th at 6:30pm.  Find out what's happening in the school and see how you can get involved in your child's education. Hope to see you there. If you were unable to make it to our last meeting, check out the minutes: Parent

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Pita Pit – Monday, February 25th – rescheduled

Posted February 26, 2019

Students who ordered Pita Pit lunch on Monday will receive their order on Friday, March 1st. This change was a result of the System Shutdown on Monday, February 25th.

Rescheduled Smoothie Day

Posted February 13, 2019

Students who ordered smoothies on Monday, February 11th will receive their smoothies on Friday, February 15th.  Sorry for any inconvenience.

Wed., February 13 – buses cancelled

Posted February 13, 2019

All school buses in Wellington Dufferin are cancelled today.  All schools are open except those dependent on transportation.  

Weather Forecast for Tuesday, February 12

Posted February 11, 2019

Due to snow, high winds, freezing rain and ice pellets in the forecast for Tuesday, we are reminding all UGDSB families of how to check for information on possible bus cancellations and/or school closures. If schools are closed, that information will be posted on the board website (www.ugdsb.ca),

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Buses Cancelled – Schools Open

Posted February 7, 2019

All school buses in Dufferin County will not be operating today. Schools are open. Roads and sidewalks are icy. Be safe travelling today. Today's pizza day will be rescheduled. We will continue with Sweater Day today, however, our Winter Walk Day will be rescheduled.

January 30 – No Buses in UGDSB today

Posted January 31, 2019

Pizza day, Graduation Photos and our assembly that are all scheduled for today will be cancelled. Once we have rebooked these events, we will update our website calendar. Have a great day & a wonderful weekend (tomorrow is a PD Day).  
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