News & Announcements

Daily School Absence Report

The UGDSB is reporting daily on school absence rates, allowing us to monitor absenteeism rates and transparently share this information with the public. To view the dashboard, click here

School Council’s Summerfest

Posted May 27, 2024

Summerfest Flyer

Professional Activity Day Description – June 7, 2024

Posted May 27, 2024

Information for Elementary Parents/Guardians Date: June 7, 2024 Length: Full Day Topic AM: Curriculum Topic PM: Report Card Writing Entity Hosting: Upper Grand DSB Description:  Elementary Staff will spend half the day focused on various math and literacy topics and strategies. The second half of the day will be dedicated to report card writing, as per the employee group collective agreements. Elementary ...

UGDSB policy updates for May 2024

Posted May 21, 2024

At the May 14, 2024, Board Meeting, the following policy items were approved:

Policy 406 – Health and Safety (annual review; no change) Policy 417 – Violence in the Workplace (annual review; no change) ...

New- The Grove Youth Wellness Hub on Woolwich

Updated May 13, 2024

The newest Grove Youth Wellness Hubs location in Guelph welcomes guests to their open house on June 5th, 2024, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at 737 Woolwich Street, Guelph ON.  The Grove Hubs is a “one-stop-shop” ...

May Issue of UGDSB Together

Posted May 2, 2024

The May Communications Newsletter is out! In this month's issue we have information about: Every Day Counts! Student attendance tips Mental Health and Education Week Public Health webinar on cannabis and other drugs ...

Letter to families from the Minister of Education on changes to Provincial Code of Conduct

Posted April 29, 2024

Please see below for a letter from the Minister of Education, to Ontario parents/caregivers. To download a copy of the letter, please click here.

Dear parents,

For the first time in nearly a generation, our government successfully negotiated agreements ...

Every Day Counts! Student Support Week 4

Updated April 18, 2024

This week, let’s discuss some things to do if all the strategies you’ve tried so far to encourage regular attendance at school with your child haven’t worked.  Be consistent! Don't give up. And know that there are supports for parents if you need them. ...

Every Day Counts! Student Support Part 3

Posted April 16, 2024

When it comes to student attendance at school, Every Day Counts! This week our tips for supporting your child’s attendance at school focuses on ways to involve the school. See below for some strategies you could try.  Know that there are supports in your ...

Every Day Counts! Student Support Week 2

Updated April 11, 2024

We are continuing to share information to help families support their child’s attendance at school. Below are some tips you can try that involve the routines and the environment at home. Practice consistent bedtime and morning routines with your child.  ...

Every Day Counts! Student Support Week 1

Posted April 9, 2024

Is your child struggling with attending school? We are here to help! Throughout the month of April we will be sharing tips and strategies with parents/guardians to help encourage regular school attendance - because Every Day Counts! This week, we are going to focus on strategies around ...
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