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 see the following letter from UGDSB Director of Education, Dr. Martha Rogers, regarding COVID-19:
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
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
School council is cancelled tonight. Please see us at the information table at Parent’s Night March 26, 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 …
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.