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.
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has partnered with our School Board to conduct the WHY Survey for staff, students, and parents.
We are asking parents to complete the survey by accessing the following link: http://is.gd/WHYparent
The parent survey asks about the parent’s relationship with the school, the experiences of their child at school, and …
With snow in the forecast this week, our playground is now closed. Students are to refrain from using the playground during the winter months.
Wednesday November 20th, in the afternoon, Lifetouch will be here to do individual photo retakes and class photos for both grade 5/6 classes. If you ordered a photo package and wish to have it redone please send it with your child to give to the photographer …
November 4, 2019
Dear Parent or Guardian,
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has partnered with Upper Grand District School Board to conduct a survey in your child’s school. All students in Grades 4 through 12 will be asked to complete this survey. Completion of the survey is not required for your child’s schooling and it won’t affect their …
Let’s celebrate and/or acknowledge customs, traditions and days of significance from all around the world!
November Days of Significance
All Saints Day
All Souls Day
Treaties Recognition Week
Friday November 29th is BUY NOTHING Day!
Don’t buy, give. “No one has ever become poor by giving”, Anne Frank
Celebrate Buy Nothing Day on November 29th!
Buy Nothing Day is an awareness day highlighting society’s habit of buying too many things. It …
Fall is here and so is that pre-winter chill! Getting outside makes such a difference to how we all are doing inside. Spending time in nature improves our mental health and well-being. Being outdoors is a simple way to add some much needed down time from screens. Adding some time in nature is having …
Free dental care for children and youth (17 and younger) – Oral health is an important part of a child’s overall health and wellbeing. If you cannot afford dental care for your child, Public Health has programs that can help. Public Health offers free …
Information from Public Health: Get your Flu Shot! As a parent, you are at risk of exposure to communicable diseases because of your close contact with children. Children under two years of age are the most susceptible for hospitalization related to flu and flu related complications, while 5-9-year-olds are …
The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public input on draft policies.
Currently under review is:
This policy is important to students, staff, school councils, parents, and community members because everyone plays a role in maintaining a healthy and safe learning and working environment in our schools.
You are invited to …
Parents/guardians are encouraged to visit www.ugdsb.ca/labour for on-going updates from the school board regarding provincial job action.