News & Announcements

ETFO Jan. 28 strike: All UGDSB elementary schools to close - UGDSB secondary schools will remain open

On Tuesday Jan. 28, all UGDSB ELEMENTARY schools will be closed to students due to the one-day ETFO strike, unless the strike is averted. Elementary schools will re-open to students on Jan. 29. All UGDSB SECONDARY schools will remain open to students on Jan. 28 and will operate as usual. Jan. 28 is an exam day in secondary schools; exams will continue as scheduled.

TRANSPORTATION: On Jan. 28, buses/student transportation for all UGDSB elementary students will be cancelled; transportation for UGDSB secondary students will run as normal.

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.​

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

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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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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ILPS -Jan 2020 – School Newsletter

Posted January 10, 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians, Welcome to a brand new decade!!!  We are looking forward to seeing amazing things from our ILPS Ospreys over the next 10 years.   We have had a smooth start to 2020 and wish all of our families a happy and healthy new year. Labour Updates----------------------------------------------------------------------- Please check the board ...

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Kindergarten Registration begins January 7th, 2020.

Posted January 6, 2020

Registration for new UGDSB JK and SK students for September 2020 will take place at your child’s home school from January 7-17, 2020.

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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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ILPS December 2019 – School Newsletter

Posted December 2, 2019

Dear Parents and Guardians, December has begun with a wintry blast!  We are looking forward to getting out in the snow to play and build. It was great to see our families at the Parent/Teacher Interviews and we are looking forward to seeing you all at the  School Council Deck the ...

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Nov 28, 2019 – Board IT issue sending emails to Rogers customers

Posted November 28, 2019

Dear Parents and Guardians, As of two days ago, Nov 26, 2019, the Board IT Dept has been experiencing issues with emails sent to Rogers email accounts. If you have a Rogers email, messages from the school may not be received or may be delayed.. The IT Department is aware and ...

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Poinsettia and Deck the Halls Reminders

Posted November 27, 2019

The ordered poinsettias arrive from Bradford Greenhouse this week.  Pick up of orders will take place on Thursday November 28th between 4pm and 8pm and also on Friday November 29th between 9am and 12noon.  Pick up is in the school gymnasium.  Please bring your ...

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Booking Interviews Online

Posted November 21, 2019

The link to the online booking site is https://www.ugdsb.ca/pti For Parent/Teacher interviews on the evening of Thursday, November 28, 2019 and all day Friday, November 29, 2019, appointments will be booked online. The site will open today, Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 3:00 pm and will close Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 10:00 pm.  ...

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Do you have a child starting JK or SK in September 2020?

Posted November 19, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is hosting four Kindergarten registration INFORMATION nights in November and December 2019.

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Bullying Prevention Week 2019

Posted November 18, 2019

Dear Parents and Guardians,   November 17-22, 2019 is Bullying Prevention Week  “Bullying” means aggressive and typically repeated behaviour and..... A) the behaviour is intended by the pupil to have the effect of, or the pupil ought to know that the behaviour would be likely to have the effect of, i) causing harm, fear ...

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Important information regarding WHY Survey – a joint survey between UGDSB and WDG Public Health

Posted November 8, 2019

This year Upper Grand District School Board and Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health are collecting information on student health and well-being from youth, parents and school staff. The Well-Being and Health Youth Surveys are designed to help us understand how well we are doing creating safe, welcoming, and inclusive environments in our schools. It also provides important information about the physical and mental health of youth in our area. 

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PIN Internet Safety

Posted November 7, 2019

This year, your ILPS Council will be offering a variety of Parent Information Nights throughout the school year.  These nights will cover different topics that parents may find useful and interesting.  Our next Parent Information Night will be on the topic of Internet Safety. According to KidsHealth.org, the Internet can be ...

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ILPS November 2019- School Newsletter

Posted November 5, 2019

Dear Parents and Guardians, It’s November at ILPS!  Fall is definitely in the air and leaves are on the ground!  The clocks were turned back on  Sunday, November 3rd this year - it is nice to have some more light in the mornings!  We have reminded our students that it will ...

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