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

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 ...

Important Information from Transportation

Posted May 24, 2024

https://stwdsts.ca/parentportal/ https://stwdsts.ca/opt-out-of-busing/ https://stwdsts.ca/first-rider-program/ https://stwdsts.ca/newsletter/ https://www.findmyschool.ca/TransportationEligibility  

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) ...

Book Fair

Posted May 2, 2024

Scholastic Book Fair 1200x735 We are happy to announce that we will be holding a Scholastic Book Fair once again in our Learning Commons! WHEN?:               Tuesday, May 7 - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Wednesday, May 8 - ...

Time to Order Pizza!

Posted April 30, 2024

Pizza   It is time to order for the next round of pizza! School cash is open starting Tuesday April 30 , 2024.  All orders must be placed by Wednesday May 8, 2024.  Late orders will not be accepted.    https://ugdsb.schoolcashonline.com/   This pizza round includes ...

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 ...

May Spirit Days

Posted April 24, 2024

Student council has come up with some fun school spirit ideas for the month of May!   Friday May 3- Staff and Student swap, students dress as staff, staff dress as students Friday May 10- Comfy cozy day Friday May 17- Rainbow day in support of International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia Friday May 24- ...

Every Day Counts! Why regular student attendance at school really matters

Updated April 22, 2024

In the UGDSB, we know how important school attendance and established routines are for students to build knowledge, skills and confidence. Regular attendance is more than just a requirement; it’s a critical building block for academic success, social development, and future opportunities. While we may face challenges that ...

April Spirit Days

Posted March 27, 2024

Friday April 5- Back to the Future (dress as your fav decade)
Friday April 12- Comfy Cozy Day
Friday April 19- Dress as your favorite Character (tv, movie, story book)
Friday April 26- Favorite Colour Day!  Dress as your favorite colour.

Grad Photos Retakes

Posted March 25, 2024

Edge imaging will be back at HHES on April 4, 2024 for any grade 8 student requiring a retake.  Please find the attached flyer for information. Retakes
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