News & Announcements

Important information regarding reopening schools, COVID-19 and more

Please click the links below for information on reopening schools in fall 2020, COVID-19 and supports for students and families: 

Please read: COVID-19 Letter to Parents (March 9, 2020)

Posted March 9, 2020

Please see the following letter from UGDSB Director of Education, Dr. Martha Rogers, regarding COVID-19:

Parent Teacher Interviews

Posted March 6, 2020

Parent Teacher Interviews are scheduled to take place on Thursday, March 26th, 2020.  The system for booking Parent Teacher Interviews will open next Thursday, March 12th, 2020.  Please follow the instructions posted here to book interviews with your student’s teachers. Parent Teacher Interview Instructions

This has been shared with all UGDSB Staff – COVID-19

Posted March 5, 2020

20 04 Letter To All Staff Re COVID 19 March 5 (1)

Adult Crossing Guard Site Reviews

Posted March 5, 2020

City staff will be conducting site reviews for the next few weeks all across the city.  Staff will be at some current adult crossing guard locations and at other locations where there has been a request for an adult guard. Site reviews are completed prior to scheduling a field study.

All staff will have a vest or jacket that has the City of Guelph logo.

Please note that they may ask …

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Plans to close Dublin Street at railway crossing

Posted March 2, 2020

The City of Guelph has advised the Board that the railway crossing at Dublin Street and Kent Street no longer meets Transport Canada regulations.  City staff will present a bylaw amendment to close Dublin Street at the railway crossing at the March 30 Council meeting. If the bylaw is approved by City Council, the permanent closure is planned for April 20, 2020.

Students will have to cross the railway using …

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OSSTF Friday, February 28 Strike

Posted February 24, 2020

Dear parents and guardians,


The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that its teachers and education workers will take part in a one-day, full withdrawal of services on Friday Feb. 28, 2020.


In the UGDSB, OSSTF represents a number of different employee groups in both elementary and secondary schools. As a result, if a deal is not reached and this strike occurs, all schools in the UGDSB (elementary, secondary and …

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On Your Way Fare Card

Posted February 20, 2020

It’s time to say goodbye to traditional bus pass and get your reloadable OnYourWay fare card for March

As of April 1, 2020, all riders using Guelph Transit, including high school students, must load a monthly bus pass and/or rides onto the new reloadable OnYourWay fare card.

This card can be purchased at ServiceGuelph (inside City Hall) or at a City recreation facility (Evergreen Seniors Community …

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School Council cancelled.

Posted February 18, 2020

School council is cancelled tonight. Please see us at the information table at Parent’s Night March 26, 2020.

Parenting Survey

Posted February 10, 2020

Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health Parenting Survey

Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test

Posted February 10, 2020

Pass The Test

Applications are still being accepted for Pass The Test, a free literacy remediation program designed to prepare students for success on the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT).  All Grade 10 students are required to write the OSSLT on March 31, 2020 and must score at least 75% on the test in order to earn a high school diploma.  See the attachment for …

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Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Week

Posted January 31, 2020

Sexual And Reproductive Health Awareness Week February 10 14

Fun Facts about Vaccines!

Posted January 31, 2020


Information for parents/guardians about coronavirus

Posted January 27, 2020

Information for UGDSB parents and guardians regarding coronavirus.

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ETFO January 28 Strike

Posted January 23, 2020

ETFO January 28 Strike

Important Information about Semester 1 Report Cards

Posted January 22, 2020

Important Information About Semester 1 Report Cards

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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OSSTF Strike Information – January 15, 2020

Posted January 10, 2020

Parent Letter For Jan. 15 2020 OSSTF Strike

Parent Information Night – NEW Date

Posted January 10, 2020


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