News & Announcements

WEBINARS FOR PARENTS!

Posted October 29, 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians, There are a number of great Webinars for parents/guardians during the month of November. We hope that you will find them useful and attend them virtually. Please click on the link below to access the details. Nov Parent Webinars 2020 Thanks ...

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Friday, November 27th is BUY NOTHING Day!

Posted October 27, 2020

Monthly environmental activities to help celebrate our planet Don’t buy, give. “No one has ever become poor by giving”, Anne Frank Celebrate Buy Nothing Day on November 27th! Buy Nothing Day is an awareness day highlighting society’s habit of buying too many things. It is a day for society to examine the issue ...

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Police Presence in Schools town hall and survey info

Posted October 19, 2020

Please read the following for information on the UGDSB’s Police Presence in Schools virtual town hall and survey.

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Survey to request change between in-person and remote learning (Oct. 14-21)

Posted October 13, 2020

To request a change between in-person and remote learning, elementary parents/guardians must complete the Intent to Change Survey between October 14-21. The deadline to complete the survey is Oct. 21 at 4pm.

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Provide your input: Police presence in UGDSB schools

Posted October 9, 2020

This October, the Upper Grand District School Board is holding a town hall and survey, asking participants for their input regarding the presence of police in UGDSB schools.

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UGDSB launches The Umbrella Project to support mental health and well-being

Posted September 29, 2020

At the Upper Grand District School Board, we value mentally healthy schools, classrooms and work sites. This year, in order to further help support the mental health and well-being of UGDSB students and staff, we are introducing The Umbrella Project to schools and offices.

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Parent Information: Monitoring and Managing COVID-19

Posted September 18, 2020

The UGDSB would like to remind all parents that they have an important role to play in preventing COVID-19 in our schools.

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Reminder to parents: Please screen children every day before coming to school

Posted September 11, 2020

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health and the school board would like to remind all parents/guardians that they are to screen their children every day for COVID-19 symptoms, prior to coming to school.

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Line Up Areas and Recess Zones

Posted September 9, 2020

Primary Line Up Area

(notice the gate in the background, this is where we are asking parents to wait behind)

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Junior Line Up Area

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Subscription for Parents for Bus Delays & Cancellations!

Posted September 4, 2020

Hello John Galt Parents & Guardians, If your child is using the School Bus this year, it would be very helpful to subscribe to the bus delays and cancellations. Please update your contact information if there are any changes. The Parent Portal is now open. As the routes will be highly subject to ...

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Letter to parents from Public Health – back to school

Posted September 3, 2020

A letter to parents/guardians from Dr. Nicola Mercer, Medical Officer of Health and CEO of Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health.

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John Galt Reopening – Parent Guide

Posted August 30, 2020

Please take a look at our Reopening Parent Guide. This guide is specific to our school site and will help you and your children get an idea of what to expect the first few days of school. Please know, that these plans will be updated as needed as we continue to ...

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Suggested School Supplies

Posted August 28, 2020

Here are a list of suggested school supplies.  Please label all items as well as possible. Division Supplies Kindergarten Pencil case/box Pencil 8 pack of pencil crayons 8 pack of crayons Glue stick (not liquid glue) Primary  (Grade 1-3) Pencil case/box Pencils Pencil ...

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IMPORTANT: New schedule for staggered entry

Posted August 28, 2020

In order to ensure the safety of students and to provide additional time for staffing schools, the Upper Grand District School Board’s schedule for staggered entry has changed. 

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Student Accident Insurance

Posted August 27, 2020

Reminder for parents/guardians: Student Accident Insurance   Parents/guardians are responsible for expenses related to student injuries on school premises during school activities. Accidents can happen and the costs involved might not be fully covered by Provincial Health Care or employer group insurance plans. The Upper Grand District School Board is empowered under ...

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