News & Announcements

OSSTF update: Dec. 11 strikes in some Ontario school boards (not UGDSB)

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that on Wednesday Dec. 11, OSSTF teachers and education workers in some school boards will take part in a one-day, full withdrawal of services in selected locations across Ontario: http://www.osstf.on.ca/news/mr-dec-06-2019.aspx

The Upper Grand District School Board is not listed as one of the school boards that will be included in the Dec. 11 OSSTF job action. 

Please continue to check www.ugdsb.ca/labour for updates.

Children’s Foundation Toonies for Teens Drive

Posted December 6, 2019

A huge thank you to the Diamondback Community and our School Council Representatives! We were able to donate over $1000 in cash and gifts to the Children's Foundation of Guelph Wellington! ...

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Little Caesars Fundraiser

Posted November 27, 2019

For any grade 8 who participated in the Little Caesars Fundraiser, the kits have arrived. Please come pick them up at your earliest convenience.

Toonie for Teens

Posted November 26, 2019

TOONIE For TEENS 2019 Fundraiser If you would like to donate a gift, a list of suggestions are included in the link below. Gift and Book suggestions are listed on pages 3 & 4 http://www.childrensfoundation.org/downloads/gift-drive-package-2019.pdf ***Please note: toys, clothes and other gift donations must be new*** ****Special requests for teen gifts such ...

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Scholastic Book Fair Begins November 27th!

Posted November 26, 2019

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming TOMORROW! Hours of operation are: Wednesday 27th (Day 4) @ 1st recess (10:30am - 11:15am) Thursday 28th (day 5) @ 1st recess and from 4:00pm - 7:30 (during interviews) Friday 29th from 9:00am - 12:00pm and 1:00pm - 3:00pm Image result for scholastic book fair

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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Little Caesars Pizza Kit

Posted November 12, 2019

All Little Caesars Pizza orders are due back at school tomorrow, Wednesday November 13.  This fundraiser is for all grade 8's to help pay for their grad trip.  Thank you to those who participated and supported our students.  

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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Walking School Bus

Posted November 6, 2019

“We have added more spots to our Ken Danby PS #WDGWalkingSchoolBus! If you live along this route, register your child today!  https://bit.ly/2Yw4GozKDP_HTC_WSB_2 2019

Environmental and Mental Health Newsletters

Posted October 30, 2019

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Halloween Activities and Guidelines

Posted October 28, 2019

On Thursday, October 31 our school and classes will/may participate in a variety of activities to celebrate Halloween.  For this day many teachers will have sent home communication about the activities your child’s class will be participating in.  We do encourage you to send a costume in a labelled bag ...

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Grade 8 High School Information Presentation

Posted October 24, 2019

Please use the link provided to revisit the presentation from Ms. Scott last night. Thanks to all the parents who attended and asked some great questions! https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1CI1iH17sBlb0Q51AP_-p1DmDHTJX4gFyy1AvcIdRlbQ/edit?usp=sharing  

Grade 7 Parents – Immunization Letter

Posted October 24, 2019

Parent Email Immunization

Congratulations Diamondbacks!

Posted October 11, 2019

Congratulations on a very successful Thanksgiving food drive.  We collected 1570 meals for the Guelph food bank. Great Job Ken Danby community!Food Drive

Walking School Bus

Posted October 8, 2019

“We have added more spots to our Holy Trinity CS and Ken Danby PS #WDGWalkingSchoolBus! If you live along this route, register your child today!  https://bit.ly/2Yw4GozKDP_HTC_WSB_2   2019

Job action and labour updates: Information for parents/guardians 

Posted October 3, 2019

Parents/guardians are encouraged to visit www.ugdsb.ca/labour for on-going updates from the school board regarding provincial job action. 

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Terry Fox Day – September 26

Posted September 23, 2019

Thursday, September 26 is our Terry Fox Day at Ken Danby PS.  We will have a kick-off assembly in the gym at 1:30 followed by the whole school participating in the run/walk.   Please bring your donations in to support the Canadian Cancer Society.  Our school goal is to raise $4000.00.  ...

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Rowan’s Law Day

Posted September 23, 2019

Wear purple to school on Wednesday, September 25 in recognition of Concussion Awareness and Rowan's Law Day.

Continuing Education Children’s Programs

Posted September 10, 2019

Fall 2019 Chrildren's Continuing Ed Programs

Adult Crossing Guard Recruiting

Posted September 9, 2019

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Welcome Back September 2019!

Posted August 30, 2019

Welcome to the 2019-20 School Year! The staff is very excited for a new year of learning with our students and community.  We extend a special welcome to our new Kindergarten students who begin their academic careers this year.  We wish them plenty of success and enjoyment here at ...

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Public Health September 2019 Newsletter

Posted August 27, 2019

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What you need to know to register your child for school

Posted August 12, 2019

The 2019-2020 school year begins on September 3, which means it is almost time to register your child if you are new to the Upper Grand District School Board.

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Wishing all our Students, Parents and Community a Happy and Safe Summer. We will see you on Tuesday September 3.

Posted June 27, 2019

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