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

Trauma-Informed Practices – Free Webinar for Parents/Guardians/Caregivers

Posted May 13, 2023

Trauma-Informed Practices - Free Webinar for Parents/Guardians/Caregivers This webinar is open to any parents/guardians/caregivers and there is no cost associated - Tuesday, May 30 at 7:00pm. Click the link below and see the info pictured. Trauma-informed Practices - Free Webinar ZOOM Webinar - click link here to register: ...

UGDSB Long Term Accommodation Plan

Posted May 11, 2023

At the May 9, 2023, Board meeting, Trustees received the “Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Draft Report”. The LTAP is a planning document that discusses school facilities, population projections, and enrolment projections.  The LTAP is used to help guide Capital Investment, Program and Facility decisions that support the Upper Grand District ...

UGDSB seeking public input on board policies

Posted April 26, 2023

The Upper Grand District School Board has released the following policies for public consultation, and feedback is welcome on the draft documents until May 25, 2023. You are invited to review the policy drafts and submit online feedback at The deadline for public input is May 25, 2023 at 4 pm EST. Persons without internet access may call 519-822-4420 (or toll-free 1-800-321-4025) ext. 544 to request a printed copy of the draft documents.

January 2023 Council Minutes

Posted April 24, 2023

January 2023 School Council Minutes


Updated May 13, 2023

ATTENDANCE SUPPORT WEEK 1:  Is your child struggling with attending school? We are here to help! Throughout the month of April we will be sharing tips and strategies with parents/guardians to help encourage regular school attendance.  This week, we are going to focus on strategies around attitudes ...


Posted April 21, 2023


See pdf attached for more information regarding the research study.

Strengths to Grow Research Poster 2023.pdf

Giving Parents Tools to Recognize and Grow their Child's Strengths: Online Program offered by Dr. Margaret Lumley and her ...

Ken Danby Public School = Scent/Fragrance Free!

Posted April 18, 2023

We would like to bring it to your attention and inform our school community that our school is a fragrance/scent aware environment. There are staff members and/or students who could suffer serious adverse reactions and health effects when exposed to even a small amount of fragrance or scents. We are requesting ...

Grade 7 Spring Vaccination Clinic – April 14 at Ken Danby

Posted April 11, 2023

Dear Grade 7 Parents and Guardians, Please see the message below, which is information summarized from Public Health: Public Health will be coming out to Ken Danby for our spring vaccination clinic on Friday, April 14, 2023. We ask that kids eat breakfast that day (if possible) and that they wear a ...

UPDATED: Information for families regarding reported online threats to Guelph school communities

Posted March 30, 2023

March 30, 2023

We would like to provide you with an update regarding the general online threats that were reported last night. Guelph Police began investigating this immediately. 

On Thursday morning, Guelph Police reported that they believe there is no immediate ...

Information for families regarding reported online threats to Guelph school communities

Posted March 29, 2023

March 29, 2023

We wanted to provide you with information regarding general online threats being made against schools Wednesday night. These reported threats follow similar threats made online to various schools in the GTA earlier this month. 

Multiple school boards are aware ...

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