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Concussion Outside of School Hours

Posted August 31, 2023

A concussion is a type of brain injury that changes the way the brain normally works. It can affect a student’s performance in both school work and physical activities. Rest is very important after a concussion because it helps the brain heal. While a child has a suspected or diagnosed concussion, full participation in …

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Dogs on School Property

Posted August 31, 2023

Please refrain from bringing your dogs onto school property during the school day. This includes during drop off and dismissal times to ensure student and staff safety.

Thank you for your support with this!

Annual Reminder: Smoke and Vape Free Environment (2023-2024)

Posted August 31, 2023

The Upper Grand DSB provides a smoke and vape-free environment for its students, staff and others while on Board property, in accordance with the Smoke-Free Ontario Act and Board policy 208.  This policy refers to all forms of tobacco, and any processed form of tobacco that may be smoked, inhaled or chewed, including e-cigarettes.

Smudging …

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Annual Reminder: Video Surveillance 2023-2024

Posted August 31, 2023

As an added security measure, our school facility is monitored by 24 hour video surveillance.

Security cameras are in operation for the safety of the students, staff and the school community and for the protection of Upper Grand District School Board property. Information is collected under the authority of the Education Act in …

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Safety Drills 2023-2024

Posted August 31, 2023

The safety and well-being of our students is our highest priority. Although we hope that an incident that requires response from emergency personnel will never occur in our school, we must be prepared to respond quickly and effectively in case it does.

Each year our school must conduct drills to ensure …

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Safe Arrival/Student Attendance Reminders

Posted August 31, 2023

Please read below a very important reminder about our student attendance/safe arrival routines, in line with Board policy 510:

Student absences can be reported at any time (24 hours a day) by calling the school and leaving a message on the attendance line (line 100)
Our office staff will follow up with families whose …

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Medication at School?

Posted August 31, 2023

Does your child require medication at school?  Please ensure you have connected with us if your child has a new medical condition or requires medication to be administered during school hours. We will provide you with the required paperwork to support keeping your child safe!

Medical Plans of Care for Students With Life-Threatening Medical Conditions

Posted August 31, 2023

The UGDSB is committed to minimizing the risks for students who have asthma, diabetes, epilepsy/seizure disorder, life-threatening allergies and/or other serious health condition through the development and implementation of individualized Plans of Care. Please contact the office if your child requires a plan of care.

Please note: Plan of Care information was sent  home in …

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UGDSB Threat/Risk Assessment and Suicide Protocol Notification

Posted August 31, 2023

The Upper Grand District School Board is committed to providing safe learning environments for all students,
staff, school visitors, and community members. When safety is threatened by the potentially violent or
dangerous behaviour of a student, which places either the student or others at risk, school staff follow
specific protocols for the protection of all. It is …

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Back to school 2023-24: School operations and health and safety information

Posted August 29, 2023

The Upper Grand District School Board looks forward to welcoming all students, staff and families this September. Please see below for important school operations and health and safety information.
In-Person Learning
We are looking forward to welcoming back the majority of our students to in-person learning for the 2023-24 school year.  We have a few students who will …

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Wellington-Dufferin Student Transportation Bus Information

Posted August 28, 2023

To find your child’s bus information, Opt out of busing if your child will not be using the bus and read the Fall 2023 Transportation Information please go to the STWDSTS website:  https://stwdsts.ca/

Elementary Registration Day is just around the corner – Here’s what you need to know

Posted August 24, 2023

Elementary Registration Day is happening August 29, 2023, between 1:00-4:00 p.m., at all Upper Grand District School Board elementary schools. Only new students to the UGDSB are required to register for the 2023-24 school year. If your child attended a UGDSB school last year, you do not need to re-register. Please register at your local school. To determine which school your child is eligible to attend, visit the UGDSB’s School Locator.

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