News & Announcements

Heat Advisory

Hot and humid conditions are expected.  Hot and humid air can bring deteriorating air quality and can result in the Air Quality Health Index approaching the high-risk category. The risks are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors. Access health and safety resources on the UGDSB website

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

UGDSB introducing new grade 7/8 Mental Health Literacy Modules to support student mental health and well-being

Posted February 27, 2024

GUELPH, ON – The Upper Grand District School Board will be delivering modules to grade 7/8 students to enhance mental health literacy.   

Earlier this year, the Ministry of Education introduced a series of modules to support the existing mental health literacy expectations within the grades ...

Please save the date for the School Council unlearn event

Posted February 27, 2024

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Provide your input on the 2024-25 School Year Calendars

Posted February 15, 2024

Planning for the next school year has begun and the Upper Grand District School Board is seeking feedback on the proposed 2024-2025 school year calendars.

Each year, the UGDSB’s School Year Calendar Committee submits draft calendars for the upcoming school year to the Ministry. Once ...

Important: April PA Day date change

Posted February 14, 2024

The Upper Grand District School Board has made the decision to move the PA Day originally scheduled for Friday, April 19, 2024, to Monday, April 8, 2024. We are making this adjustment due to the fact that the solar eclipse is set to occur during school dismissal, when students will not ...

February Issue of UGDSB Together

Updated February 1, 2024

The February Communications Newsletter is out!  In this month's issue we have information about: Black Heritage, Black Brilliance and Black Futures Month Tips for parents/guardians - encouraging student attendance at school UGDSB Pathways website info ...

School Council Dance-a-Thon

Posted February 2, 2024

“Dance-your-HEART-out” — School Council Dance-a-Thon Fundraiser School Council is organizing a dance-a-thon for students! When: Wednesday, February 14th.  Eeach class has an assigned 30-minute block to participate in the dance-a-thon. Attire: Students are encouraged to wear their École Guelph Lake C.A.R.E. shirt. Donations:

Students are invited to collect donations to support École ...

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.

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.  

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.

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.  ...
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