News & Announcements

Attention Grades 5-8 Coding Enthusiasts!

Posted January 17, 2024

A message from UGDSB:  Click here to see the flyer! We are offering a FREE after-school Coding & Robotics Club (Virtual), run by LearnStyle instructors, and in collaboration with the Wellington Catholic District School Board. The focus will be to provide an opportunity to practice social skills ...

Ken Danby Staff – Winter Fun!

Posted January 11, 2024

The kids can't have all of the fun :) A BIG thanks to Mrs. Carruthers who puts these crowd-pleasing videos together each year - enjoy!

UGDSB January Newsletter is out!

Posted January 9, 2024

In this month's issue we have information about: Kindergarten registration for the 2024-25 school year Course selection for students starting high school next year Policy feedback opportunities And more! Download the ...

Kindergarten Registration is fast approaching – Here’s what you need to know

Posted December 4, 2023

Kindergarten Registration for the 2024-2025 school year opens January 9, 2024. The French Immersion on-time application window for registration for the 2024-2025 school year is open from January 9 to January 26 at 4:00 pm.

It’s that time of year again – everything you need to know about UG Inclement Weather Procedures

Posted November 8, 2023

GUELPH, ON – It’s that time of year again and we wanted to share a refresh with our school community about Inclement Weather Procedures. BUS DELAYS/CANCELLATIONS: In the event of bus cancellations, all schools will remain open for students and staff who can get there safely. If parents/guardians do not feel it is ...

Professional Activity Day Description – Nov. 24, 2023

Updated November 10, 2023

Date: November 24, 2023 Length: Full Day Topics: Elementary Topic: Parent-Guardian / Teacher Interviews Secondary Topic 1:  AM – Curriculum PD and Workshops Secondary Topic 2:  PM – Workplace Violence Prevention Training as per the Collective Agreement Entity Hosting: Upper Grand DSB Presenter(s)/Facilitator(s): School Administrators and Online Modules Description:  Elementary Staff will spend the full day communicating with parents/guardians about student progress after ...

UGDSB November Communications Newsletter

Posted November 2, 2023

The November Communications Newsletter is out!  In this month's issue we have information about: Promoting Positive Relationships in school communities Opportunities to provide input on draft policies A reminder of our Reporting Identity Based ...

Provide your feedback on UGDSB draft policies

Posted October 25, 2023

At the October 24th Board meeting, the following policy items were approved. All updates have been made on the board website (

Statement from the Chair of the Board and Director regarding ongoing violence in the Middle East

Posted October 10, 2023

We are deeply saddened to learn of the recent deadly attacks and ongoing violence in the Middle East. Our thoughts are with all those impacted and mourning the loss of life during the conflict over the past weekend. We acknowledge this is a particularly devastating time for UGDSB ...

Information about the Student Mental Health and Well-Being Strategy – Strategic Framework 2023-2026

Posted October 3, 2023

GUELPH, ON – The Upper Grand District School Board has launched the Student Mental Health and Well-Being Strategy – Strategic Framework 2023-2026. This framework looks at the Foundations and Guiding Principles and establishes key Priority Areas.   The Principles and Foundations guide the development, implementation, and monitoring of the ...
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