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

June 2023 policy updates in the Upper Grand DSB

Posted June 14, 2023

At the June 13, 2023, UGDSB Board meeting, the following policy items were approved. All updates have been made on the board website (

Information: Air quality due to forest fires

Posted June 7, 2023

Environment Canada has issued a Special Air Quality Statement that covers all of Dufferin and Wellington. Smoke from local forest fires as well as forest fires in Quebec have resulted in deteriorated air quality. Poor air quality may persist throughout the week. We are monitoring the situation closely and are providing Environment Canada guidance to all schools.

Celebrating Pride: Message from the Chair and Director of the UGDSB

Posted May 30, 2023

This week, the Upper Grand District School Board and our schools across the region are kicking off Pride Month. During the month of June and throughout the year, the UGDSB supports 2SLGBTQIA+ staff, students and their families by celebrating the joy of identity and centering 2SLGBTQIA+ histories, contributions and excellence. We are committed to this work and supporting the 2SLGBTQIA+ community in all of our schools, offices and school communities.

SafeTALK Training for Parents, Caregivers, and Guardians

Posted May 18, 2023

Parents, caregivers, and guardians are invited to attend one of two workshops on SafeTALK training on July 19.  See flyer for details. SafeTALK Flyer

Webinar: Youth Psychosis and Cannabis

Posted May 18, 2023

Parents are invited to attend a seminar on Youth Psychosis and Cannabis on Thursday, May 25th at 6:00 PM Click the link below for more information. Youth Psychosis And Cannabis Webinar

Guelph Wish Fund for Children Appreciation Movie Night!

Posted May 16, 2023

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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 ...

Family Fun Night Planning Session Link

Posted May 3, 2023

Family Fun Night Planning SessionWednesday, May 3 · 6:30 – 8:00pmIn person: Library, Ecole King GeorgeGoogle Meet joining infoVideo call link:

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.

Gr. 8 Student Opportunity – Reach Ahead Credits

Posted April 21, 2023

Reach-ahead credits allow graduating Grade 8 students to earn a high school credit prior to entering secondary school in September. Learners will get a head start on credit accumulation and develop learning and technology skills that will be useful in all secondary settings while gaining self-confidence through the successful completion ...
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