News & Announcements

Heat Advisory

Hot and humid conditions are expected.  Hot and humid air can bring deteriorating air quality and can result in the Air Quality Health Index approaching the high-risk category. The risks are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors. Access health and safety resources on the UGDSB website

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

Free workshops to teach parents effective social media strategies for their children

Posted October 11, 2018

October 11, 2018 GUELPH, Ontario – The Upper Grand’s Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is hosting two upcoming workshops that will focus on effective and responsible use of social media. PIC’s fall event, “Social Media Fitness,” will take place over two nights, on Nov. 7 in Guelph and Nov. 8 in Orangeville. ...

Extended Temporary Adult School Crossing Guards Relocation. Starwood Drive at Lee Street to Starwood Drive at Keating Street and Fleming Road

Posted October 11, 2018

Extended Starwood At Lee Relocated As Of Sept 17 2018

Happy Thanksgiving To Our School Community

Posted October 5, 2018

No School on Monday. Turkey

Picture Day is October 12

Posted October 5, 2018

Make it simple by ordering your portraits online using your Picture Day ID (QX108410Q0) and child’s first name to get started.  If you prefer to order on paper, look for the picture order form sent home with students earlier this week.

Me to We Team: Hurricane Florence and Ottawa Tornadoes

Posted October 2, 2018

Dear Parents/Guardians, Hurricane Florence has hit the Carolinas and surrounding states and caused a lot of damage to people’s homes and belongings.  The Me to We team would like to support the hurricane victims by donating to the Red Cross. The Canadian Red Cross is helping ...

Orange Shirt Day on Monday October 1, 2018

Posted September 27, 2018

Orange Shirt Day grew out of a residential school survivor story of having her new orange shirt taken away on her first day at the school.  The date was chosen because it is the time of year in which children were taken from their homes to residential schools, and because ...

PD Day Tomorrow, Friday September 28th, No School for Students

Posted September 27, 2018

Terry Fox Walk/Run Thursday Sept 27

Posted September 26, 2018

Thank you to all those families who have support our Terry Fox Walk/Run.  The students will be participating in the walk/run tomorrow afternoon.  There is still time to make a difference simply click:  to join our school community in the fight against cancer.  The Terry Fox Foundation has a ...

First School Council Meeting Tomorrow Night!

Posted September 19, 2018

Reminder that our first School Council meeting is tomorrow night, Thursday September 21,  at 6:30 pm in the School Library.  The purpose of School Council is to work collaboratively together to improve student learning.  Everyone is welcome at School Council meetings.

Smoke and Vape–Free School Environment

Posted September 17, 2018

The Upper Grand DSB provides a smoke and vape-free environment for its students, staff and others while on school Board property and at school events.  Under our policy, all forms of tobacco, and any processed form of tobacco that may be smoked, inhaled or chewed is included. Additionally, all forms ...
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