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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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It’s that time of year again – everything you need to know about UG Inclement Weather Procedures

Posted November 8, 2023

GUELPH, ON – It’s that time of year again and we wanted to share a refresh with our school community about Inclement Weather Procedures.

BUS DELAYS/CANCELLATIONS:

In the event of bus cancellations, all schools will remain open for students and staff who can get there safely.

If parents/guardians do not feel it is safe to bring their …

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Professional Activity Day Description – Nov. 24, 2023

Posted November 7, 2023

Date: November 24, 2023

Length: Full Day

Topics:

Elementary Topic: Parent-Guardian / Teacher Interviews
Secondary Topic 1:  AM – Curriculum PD and Workshops
Secondary Topic 2:  PM – Workplace Violence Prevention Training as per the Collective Agreement

Entity Hosting: Upper Grand DSB

Presenter(s)/Facilitator(s): School Administrators and Online Modules

Description: 

Elementary Staff will spend the full day communicating with parents/guardians about student progress after the Progress Reports go …

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Provide your feedback on UGDSB draft policies

Posted October 25, 2023

At the October 24th Board meeting, the following policy items were approved. All updates have been made on the board website (www.ugdsb.on.ca/board/policy).

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Statement from the Chair of the Board and Director regarding ongoing violence in the Middle East

Posted October 10, 2023

We are deeply saddened to learn of the recent deadly attacks and ongoing violence in the Middle East. Our thoughts are with all those impacted and mourning the loss of life during the conflict over the past weekend. We acknowledge this is a particularly devastating time for UGDSB students, staff and families …

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