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Remote Learning Pre-Registration for the 2024-2025 school year

Posted February 1, 2024

During the 2023-2024 school year, the Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB), in partnership with Avon Maitland District School Board (AMDSB) and Grand Erie District School Board (GEDSB) worked together to provide remote learning for elementary students. While we believe that in-person learning best supports students, we recognize that some families may want their child to learn remotely, due to their unique circumstances.

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Professional Activity Day Description – Jan. 26, 2024

Posted January 22, 2024

Elementary Staff will spend the full day on Assessment and Evaluation that includes report card preparation/reporting of student achievement and learning skills, to be communicated with parents/guardians.  

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CMHAWW offering 2nd part to Understanding Human Trafficking webinar

Posted January 19, 2024

The Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington, in partnership with the Upper Grand District School Board and several other community partners, is pleased to announce part two of the Understanding Human Trafficking series.

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Inclement Weather Procedures

Posted January 17, 2024

Every year, we are asked by parents how we determine if it is too cold for the students to be outside. There isn’t a concrete answer. Decisions depend on the amount of wind, sunlight, length of time outside, if there is weather warning or advisory etc.  We also confer with …

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Raise-Some-Dough Gino’s Pizza Fundraising Program (Jan. 15 to Feb. 15)

Posted January 15, 2024

Dear Ecole Guelph Lake Families,

School Council is excited to share details about an upcoming fundraising opportunity, to raise money to go towards school-based experiential learning initiatives at Ecole Guelph Lake.

From January 15th to February 15th, 2024, as part of the “Raise-Some-Dough” Gino’s Pizza fundraiser Program, there is the opportunity to order a “Voyageur Combo” for …

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Illness Prevention Measures

Posted January 9, 2024

The New Year it is a good time for reminders about some of the supports in place to keep students and staff healthy throughout the cold and flu season: 
Key Protective Measures

Continue to follow key strategies such as frequent hand washing, respiratory etiquette and making the most of …

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Is Conflict the Same as Bullying?

Posted January 9, 2024

People may sometimes confuse conflict with bullying, although they are different. Conflict occurs when two or more people have a disagreement, a difference of opinion or different views. Conflict between students does not always mean it is bullying. Children Page 3 of 3 learn at a young age to understand that others can have …

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January Issue of UGDSB Together

Posted January 8, 2024

In this month’s issue we have information about:

  • Kindergarten registration for the 2024-25 school year
  • Course selection for students starting high school next year
  • Policy feedback opportunities
  • And more!

Please click on the link to access the newsletter.

Kindergarten Registration is fast approaching – Here’s what you need to know

Posted December 4, 2023

Kindergarten Registration for the 2024-2025 school year opens January 9, 2024. The French Immersion on-time application window for registration for the 2024-2025 school year is open from January 9 to January 26 at 4:00 pm.

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Parents/guardians invited to complete WHY Survey to help improve well-being of youth

Posted November 13, 2023

All parents/guardians in the Upper Grand District School Board are invited to complete the 2023 WHY Survey, in partnership with Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health.

The purpose of the Well-being Health and Youth (WHY) Surveys is to collect information from youth, parents, and school staff about youth health and well-being. These surveys will identify issues that could …

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