News & Announcements

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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Halloween Costume Letter

Posted October 14, 2020

Halloween Parent Letter 2020

Intent to Change Survey

Posted October 13, 2020

Please read this letter for information about the parent survey to change their child from in-school learning to remote or from remote learning to in-school. Intent To Change Survey

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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Ken Danby Spirit Wear is coming…..

Posted October 1, 2020

Spirit wear sales will be starting this coming Monday October 5th! Please use cash online to place your orders. Information is below regarding what is for sale. Information Link click here 2020orderform1 2020orderform2    

We’re recruiting for a crossing guard at Watson Pky North at Grange Road

Posted September 29, 2020

A regular adult school crossing guard is needed for the Watson Pky North at Grange Road traffic signal, near Ken Danby PS and Holy TrinityCS. Shifts are 8:00-8:45 a.m. and 3:00-3:40 p.m. Monday to Friday (except holidays and P.D. days). Adult guards are paid for a full hour per shift. The ...

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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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New COVID-19 Screening Tool and support documents from WDGPH

Posted September 17, 2020

Hi Parents, The Ministry has released a new screening tool for students and staff at schools that provides greater clarity around symptoms: https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/. Also attached are documents with guidance for schools and parents concerning;   WDGPH COVID 19 Guidance_COVID 19 Positive Student Or Staff_Sept16 2020 Final (1) ...

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COVID-19 Screening Tool for Children

Posted September 14, 2020

COVID 19 Screening Tool For Schools August 21 2020

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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Agenda Money Update 2020

Posted September 10, 2020

Agenda Money

Ken Danby Staff

Posted September 9, 2020

Enjoy a little slide show featuring our Ken danby Staff for 2020/2021. Looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow and Friday! Tomorrow: Surnames A - L Friday Surnames M - Z KDPS Staff

WELCOME BACK VIDEO

Posted September 4, 2020

Please check out a WELCOME BACK message from the Ken Danby staff to our returning students! Video          

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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Ken Danby PS Parent Information Guide

Posted August 31, 2020

Please click the link for update information around our reopening plan. KDPS Parent Information Guide

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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Ken Danby PS School Supplies 2020-2021

Posted August 21, 2020

Ken Danby School Supply List

Changing Pre-Registration Decision – Deadline Sunday Aug. 23 at 4pm

Posted August 19, 2020

In light of recent updates with respect to reopening models and masks, parents/students in both elementary and secondary schools are being given the opportunity to change their original pre-registration decision regarding in-person or remote learning.

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IMPORTANT: Reopening models for UGDSB schools posted online

Posted August 18, 2020

The school board has posted information about the reopening models for UGDSB elementary and secondary schools. The overviews contain important information including model structure for conventional and remote learning, sample schedules, remote learning expectations and more.

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Introducing back to school parent/guardian webinars

Posted August 18, 2020

Parents/guardians, join our mental health clinicians as they discuss different issues and strategies to support your child’s return to school success. 

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Letter from the Director on reopening schools (August 10, 2020)

Posted August 10, 2020

A letter from the UGDSB Director of Education, Martha Rogers, on the reopening of schools in September.

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