News & Announcements

Daily School Absence Report

The UGDSB is reporting daily on school absence rates, allowing us to monitor absenteeism rates and transparently share this information with the public. To view the dashboard, click here

Professional Activity Day Description – June 7, 2024

Posted May 27, 2024

Information for Elementary Parents/Guardians Date: June 7, 2024 Length: Full Day Topic AM: Curriculum Topic PM: Report Card Writing Entity Hosting: Upper Grand DSB Description:  Elementary Staff will spend half the day focused on various math and literacy topics and strategies. The second half of the day will be dedicated to report card writing, as per the employee group collective agreements. Elementary ...

JK Orientation June 6 (4-5pm)

Posted May 27, 2024

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UGDSB policy updates for May 2024

Posted May 21, 2024

At the May 14, 2024, Board Meeting, the following policy items were approved:

Policy 406 – Health and Safety (annual review; no change) Policy 417 – Violence in the Workplace (annual review; no change) ...

Letter to families from the Minister of Education on changes to Provincial Code of Conduct

Posted April 29, 2024

Please see below for a letter from the Minister of Education, to Ontario parents/caregivers. To download a copy of the letter, please click here.

Dear parents,

For the first time in nearly a generation, our government successfully negotiated agreements ...

Intermediate Art Club: Spotlight on Earth Day

Posted April 27, 2024

The Ken Danby Intermediate Art Club was asked "How might we create a work of art that celebrates our Earth and recognizes the current challenges it is now facing?"  Through the inquiry process students planned a collaborative piece that incorporated the elements of art and the exploration of climate issues.  ...

2023/2024 School Yearbook on sale now!

Posted April 17, 2024

Yearbooks are available for purchase online for $25 from now until May 19th.  If your family is interested in obtaining a personal copy please follow the instructions here (also pictured below). Also, please note the school also purchases a copy for the library each year that is available for ...

April UGDSB Together Newsletter is out!

Posted April 6, 2024

The April Communications Newsletter is out! In this month’s issue we have information about:
  • Every Day Counts! Student attendance
  • Student career fairs
  • Mental health literacy for students
  • And more!
Download the newsletter here:

Every Day Counts! Why regular student attendance at school really matters

Updated April 22, 2024

In the UGDSB, we know how important school attendance and established routines are for students to build knowledge, skills and confidence. Regular attendance is more than just a requirement; it’s a critical building block for academic success, social development, and future opportunities. While we may face challenges that ...

Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report

Posted March 20, 2024

GUELPH, ON – At the March 19, 2024, Finance and Facilities Committee Meeting, Upper Grand District School BoardTrustees received the “Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report.”

The report will now be taken to the Board Meeting on April 9, 2024, for approval by Trustees, ...

Professional Activity Day Description – April 8, 2024

Posted March 18, 2024

Information for Elementary Parents/Guardians

Date: April 8, 2024

Length: Full Day


Elementary Topic AM: Mathematics Elementary Topic PM: Mental Health and Well-Being Secondary Topic AM: Mathematics or Artificial Intelligence ...
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