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.
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 UGDSB parents and guardians regarding coronavirus.
Please read for important information about student transportation (busing) communication during a strike that results in the closure of schools to students.
Period 1 9:05 - 9:50
Period 2 9:55 - 10:40
Period 3 10:45 - 11:30
Period 4 11:35 - 12:20
Lunch 12:20 - 1:00
1:15 Fox Auditorium doors open
1:30 FROSTY Assembly
Students who have received notice that they require Immunization should be aware that the clinic planned for JFR on Dec. 10 has been moved to the Public Health Office, 160 Chancellors Way, Guelph. The hours will be 2 pm – 6 pm. Students requiring Immunization have been notified and must follow up to avoid a suspension from school in semester two.
Today we will be flying the Metis Flag at John F Ross and we will fly it until the end of Riel Day tomorrow. The flag shows a white infinity symbol on a field of blue. The infinity symbol has two meanings: it represents the faith that the Metis culture shall live on forever, and the mixing of the European immigrants (primarily French) …
Grade 8 Parent-Student OPEN House: Wednesday November 27, 2019. For Grade 8 parents and students!
6:00 to 7:25 – Open House:
Parents and students can tour the school and visit departments to learn about programming.
There will be a Club, Sports and Special Program Fair, with booths and student demonstrations.
Parents/students can join this component anytime as it is an open house format – they do not have to be …
Stevenson Street North will be closed from Elizabeth Street to Eramosa Road for construction. Construction will start on November 11th and will take about three weeks to complete, weather permitting.
Pedestrian access will be maintained. However, the east sidewalk will be closed at 1 Stevenson Street North. Pedestrians will need to use the west sidewalk. The School Crossing Guards in the area will not be impacted.
Stevenson Street North will be …
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.
If your student was contacted by Public Health regarding immunizations, please review this PDF for more information. Thank you. Cover Letter For HS Notices With Clinic Dates
Midterm Reports are being distributed to students on Monday, November 25th, 2019. The Reference Chart from page 2 is available in the attachment below for your information and will not accompany the report. This PDF version is saving 2000 pieces of paper for the environment! Midterm Report Reference Chart