News & Announcements

ETFO Jan. 28 strike: All UGDSB elementary schools closed - UGDSB secondary schools remain open

On Tuesday Jan. 28, all UGDSB ELEMENTARY schools are closed to students due to the one-day ETFO strike. Elementary schools will re-open to students on Jan. 29. All UGDSB SECONDARY schools remain open to students on Jan. 28 and will operate as usual. Exams will continue as scheduled.

ELEMENTARY TRANSPORTATION: On Jan. 28, buses/student transportation for all UGDSB elementary students is cancelled.

SECONDARY TRANSPORTATION: Divisions 1-4 = ALL OK

COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOLS AND CHILD CARE: Community Use of Schools and third-party operated child care centres remain open during this labour action. Some Before and/or After School Programs may be operating and each operator will communicate directly with families.​

FEB 3-7 STRIKES: UGDSB elementary schools will be closed to students on Feb. 4 and Feb. 6, unless the ETFO strikes are averted. For additional details visit: http://ow.ly/iXz450y69uN

UPDATES: Please continue to check the board website for updates at www.ugdsb.ca/labour.

Information for parents/guardians about coronavirus

Posted January 27, 2020

Information for UGDSB parents and guardians regarding coronavirus.

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Pizza Day Rescheduled for Wednesday, January 29th

Posted January 27, 2020

All elementary schools in the Upper Grand District School Board are closed to students on Tuesday January 28th. Our pizza day that was scheduled for Tuesday, January 28th will be rescheduled for Wednesday, January 29th. 

Important letter regarding Term 1 Report Cards

Posted January 22, 2020

Please read for important information about the impact current provincial job action will have on elementary Term 1 report cards.

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Graduation and Sibling Day Photos

Posted January 22, 2020

3_school Photo Day Graduation Photos for Grade 8 students and Sibling photos will be taken on Wednesday February 5, 2019!

Winter and Spring Programs from Continuing Education

Posted January 21, 2020

Continuing Education – Upper Grand DSB - Winter & Spring 2020 Children and Youth Programs Attached is an Overview of Children and Youth Programs offered at 1428 Gordon Street: Art, badminton, cursive writing, cooking, pottery, sewing, yoga and babysitting classes ranging from ages 4-15. Winter Spring 2020 Pdf  

National Sweater Day

Posted January 21, 2020

Sweater   National Sweater Day is February 6.  Please find attached a newsletter all about this event. Environmental Newsletter Insert Feb 2020

Tests and Stress

Posted January 21, 2020

Please find attached February mental health newsletter about tests and how to manage stress with your children. Talking About Tests

Important information about the Transportation website during strikes

Posted January 20, 2020

Please read for important information about student transportation (busing) communication during a strike that results in the closure of schools to students. 

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NEW DATE: JK Registration & French Immersion On-Time Application Window

Posted January 10, 2020

The French Immersion on-time application deadline has been extended to Monday January 20, 2020, at 4 p.m.

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Keeping Healthy

Posted January 8, 2020

Please find attached articles from Dufferin Wellington Public Health to help stay healthy this winter.   Mental Health Jan. Enviromental Newsletter Jan.    

Mental Health and Environmental News

Posted December 12, 2019

Please see the attached flyers for Environmental news and Mental Health tips for the month of January.   Enviromental Newsletter Jan. Mental Health Jan.

Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin Secondary French Immersion (FI) Assessment

Posted December 9, 2019

The Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin Secondary French Immersion (FI) Assessment – Final Report is being presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on December 10, 2019. The report has considered secondary FI programming in Orangeville, Dufferin and Erin including; the history of FI, enrolment, cohort sizes, and participation and retention rate ...

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Morning Snack Bin Volunteer Needed

Posted November 15, 2019

Food & Friends Snack Bin Volunteers Are Needed If you love working with wonderful children, who are enthusiastic and fun.  Hyland Heights ES wants you to help with our snack bin program. We are currently looking for volunteers to help in the morning before school to help ...

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Supply Lunch And Yard Supervisors Needed

Posted November 13, 2019

Supply Lunch & Yard Supervisors Needed If you love working with wonderful children, who are enthusiastic, fun and engaging, Hyland Heights ES wants you as a supply Lunchroom Supervisor. We are currently hiring for this position for the 2019/2020 school year. We require individuals who are caring, energetic, ...

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Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin Secondary French Immersion (FI) Impact Assessment

Posted October 25, 2019

An Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin French Immersion (FI) Impact Assessment – Initiation Report was approved by the Board on October 22, 2019. The impact assessment will consider secondary programming in Orangeville, Dufferin and Erin including; the history of FI, enrolment, cohort sizes, and participation and retention rate information.  Consideration will be ...

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Kindness Campagin

Posted October 18, 2019

The Kindness Campaign    Let’s work together to #IncreaseKindness online On Nov. 20, the UGDSB is launching The Kindness Campaign and we’re excited to join in! The Kindness Campaign will focus on promoting the positive use of social media and will share tips and resources for students, educators and parents/guardians. We encourage everyone to ...

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