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

JD Three – October 20-27

Posted October 20, 2023

PD day Friday, October 27th  Picture orders are due Thursday, October 26th.  Please place your orders online through Pegasus.  Retake day is November 1st. The school’s outdoor duty coverage starts at 8:40 in the mornings.  Please plan your child’s arrival for between 8:40-8:50, and remember to dress for the ...


Posted October 17, 2023

CANADA DENTAL BENEFIT  Applications for the second period of the Canada Dental Benefit are open. Eligible families can receive up to $650, to help with expenses for their children under 12 who receive dental care between July 1, 2023 and June 30, 2024. ...

JD Three – Week of October 16-20

Posted October 13, 2023

Please ask your child to check out our lost and found.  Items continue to pile up, so if you come into the school, you are also welcome to sign in at the office and take a look through to find your child’s lost items! ...

Statement from the Chair of the Board and Director regarding ongoing violence in the Middle East

Posted October 10, 2023

We are deeply saddened to learn of the recent deadly attacks and ongoing violence in the Middle East. Our thoughts are with all those impacted and mourning the loss of life during the conflict over the past weekend. We acknowledge this is a particularly devastating time for UGDSB ...

JD Three – Week of Oct. 9th – 13th

Posted October 6, 2023

Monday Oct.9th is Thanksgiving (No School) Watch for our JD Hogarth update coming by email next week - updates on attendance support, speech and language and community news Our Food and Friends program continues on Thursdays - free hot lunch at second break Classes this week: (Eisen 1A, Lowe ...

Professional Activity Day Description – Oct. 27, 2023

Posted October 5, 2023

Date: October 27, 2023 Length: Full Day Topic 1: AM – Workplace Violence Prevention Training Entity Hosting: Upper Grand DSB Presenter(s)/Facilitator(s): School Administrators and Online Modules Description: Staff will spend the morning completing mandatory Workplace Violence Prevention Training on the board’s Online Learning Platform. This is self-directed learning made of online modules for staff to work through independently. Topic 2: PM – Progress ...

Information about the Student Mental Health and Well-Being Strategy – Strategic Framework 2023-2026

Posted October 3, 2023

GUELPH, ON – The Upper Grand District School Board has launched the Student Mental Health and Well-Being Strategy – Strategic Framework 2023-2026. This framework looks at the Foundations and Guiding Principles and establishes key Priority Areas.   The Principles and Foundations guide the development, implementation, and monitoring of the ...

Hot Lunch Days

Posted October 1, 2023

Our weekly hot lunch "Food and Friends" program is back for 2023/24!  M. Gordon's "Food and Friends" student team produces free food for half of the school every THURSDAY.   We are starting this week - please read the October schedule below.  PLEASE remember - you MUST bring your ...

International Walk to School Day

Posted September 30, 2023

Hello JD families! Our calendar says that International Walk to School day is Oct. 2nd, but it is actually Wednesday, Oct.4th!  Sorry for the confusion, but this year the whole month of October is International Walk/Wheel to School Month! Learn more about it here:  

Picture Day

Posted September 25, 2023

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