News & Announcements

2021 Long Term Accommodation Plan annual review report approved

Posted June 23, 2021

The 2021 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved at the Board Meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board on June 22, 2021.

This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. ...

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TECHNOLOGY RETURN

Posted June 23, 2021

Hello Harris Mill Families, As the school year comes to a close we have put aside the following dates and times to return school technology that was borrowed for remote learning.  Devices can be returned on June 29th, from 3:00 pm -6:00 pm and June 30th from 8:00 am- 12:00 pm. On the ...

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Policy feedback opportunity: School Volunteers, Educational Field Trips and Off-Site Activities

Posted June 23, 2021

The following UGDSB draft policies have been released for public consultation: Policy 205 School Volunteers, and Policy 508 Educational Field Trips and Off-Site Activities. The deadline to provide feedback is October 14, 2021, at 4pm.

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Harris Mill Item Pick-Up and Drop-Off

Posted June 20, 2021

Dear Harris Mill Families,   We are very excited to announce that Harris Mill students will be given a chance to briefly connect with their teachers prior to the end of our school year.  Classroom Teachers will share the specific time and date that their class will be meeting.  During ...

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Summer Mental Health Support Line

Posted June 19, 2021

Summer Mental Health Support Line

If your child or youth needs mental health support over the summer, you or your youth can call and leave a voice mail at

519-822-4420 ext 588. We have Mental Health Clinicians available and voice mails will be checked regularly from July 2 to August 30. Please note that this is not a crisis line.

If your matter is time sensitive and you need support right away, please call (CMHA) Here 24/7 at 1-844-437-3247 (Guelph/Wellington) or DCAFS 519-941-1530 (Dufferin). Children and youth can also contact kidshelpphone.ca, 1-800-668-6868, Text message: 686868.

Board News: End of the year information (June 2021)

Posted June 16, 2021

As we approach the end of the school year, we would like to say thank you to all our students, families and staff for their hard work and understanding throughout the year. The purpose of this letter is to provide you with information about the last few weeks of school. 

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WDG Public Health to host Parent Information Session on COVID-19 vaccines

Posted June 10, 2021

On June 14, 2021, at 7pm, Dr. Matthew Tenenbaum, the Associate Medical Officer of Health for Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health, will be offering a presentation for youth and their parents/caregivers to learn more about WDGPH’s COVID-19 vaccination program and answer parent questions. 

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UGDSB celebrates National Indigenous History Month

Posted June 9, 2021

June is National Indigenous History Month, a month where we celebrate and recognize histories, contributions and diversity of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples in Canada. 

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Supports for staff and students following horrific violence targeting Muslim community

Posted June 8, 2021

The Upper Grand District School Board would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the Muslim community following the horrific violence in London, Ontario, which killed four family members and sent another family member to hospital with serious injuries. Officials are reporting that this is an apparent hate crime and that the victims were targeted because of their Muslim faith. 

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UGDSB launching online report card system

Posted June 7, 2021

Due to COVID-19, the Upper Grand District School Board is preparing to make student report cards available online for parents/guardians this spring. Keep reading for important dates coming up.

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