News & Announcements

ETFO Feb. 4 & Feb. 6 strikes: All UGDSB elementary schools to close – Secondary schools to remain open

On Tuesday Feb. 4 and Thursday Feb. 6, all UGDSB ELEMENTARY schools are closed to students due to planned one-day ETFO strikes. All UGDSB SECONDARY schools are to remain open to students on these dates and will operate as usual. For additional details visit: http://ow.ly/iXz450y69uN

TRANSPORTATION: On Feb. 4 and Feb. 6, buses/student transportation for all UGDSB elementary students is cancelled. Transportation for secondary students will continue to run.

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.​

UPDATES: Please continue to check the board website for updates at www.ugdsb.ca/labour.

Family Skate

Posted January 27, 2020

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Information for parents/guardians about coronavirus

Posted January 27, 2020

Information for UGDSB parents and guardians regarding coronavirus.

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Important letter regarding Term 1 Report Cards

Posted January 22, 2020

Please read for important information about the impact current provincial job action will have on elementary Term 1 report cards.

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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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NEW DATE: JK Registration & French Immersion On-Time Application Window

Posted January 10, 2020

The French Immersion on-time application deadline has been extended to Monday January 20, 2020, at 4 p.m.

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Field Trip Cancellations

Posted January 10, 2020

  Due to Provincial job action, unfortunately we have to cancel the following previously scheduled field trips: - River Run Center / January 15th / Grade 1 & 2 classes - River Run Center / January 22nd / Grade 3 & 4 classes Any monies previously collected will be refunded.  The status of future ...

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Donations Needed

Posted January 9, 2020

Dear John Galt Community, Our school’s Eco Club is very interested in creating an indoor garden in our library. We would like to educate our students about the benefits of growing plants. We would like to plant a variety of plant species to teach our students about the difference between food ...

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Kindergarten Registration begins January 7th, 2020.

Posted January 6, 2020

Registration for new UGDSB JK and SK students for September 2020 will take place at your child’s home school from January 7-17, 2020.

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Winter Concert

Posted December 6, 2019

  On Wednesday December 11th,  we will be performing our Winter Concert. Parents are welcome to come to our performance at 1:30 or at 6:30pm. All students from kindergarten to grade 5 (except Ms.Hostein’s class)  will be performing as well as the band and primary, ...

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This and That Swap Day

Posted November 27, 2019

Is your home filled with toys, books,  games, puzzles, crafts or accessories that your children no longer use?  Are they sitting in a corner somewhere looking for a new home? Please donate the items to our school’s “This and That Swap Day” (no stuffies please).

The event will ...

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Do you have a child starting JK or SK in September 2020?

Posted November 19, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is hosting four Kindergarten registration INFORMATION nights in November and December 2019.

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Mitten Drive

Posted November 11, 2019

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We are looking for mittens to be donated to the office for student use.

Any help with this would be greatly appreciated!

Construction Notice – Stevenson Street North

Posted November 8, 2019

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 ...

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Important information regarding WHY Survey – a joint survey between UGDSB and WDG Public Health

Posted November 8, 2019

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. 

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PD Day

Posted October 31, 2019

Reminder - Friday, November 1st is a PD day
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