News & Announcements

ETFO Jan. 28 strike: All UGDSB elementary schools closed - UGDSB secondary schools remain open

On Tuesday Jan. 28, all UGDSB ELEMENTARY schools are closed to students due to the one-day ETFO strike. Elementary schools will re-open to students on Jan. 29. All UGDSB SECONDARY schools remain open to students on Jan. 28 and will operate as usual. Exams will continue as scheduled.

ELEMENTARY TRANSPORTATION: On Jan. 28, buses/student transportation for all UGDSB elementary students is cancelled.

SECONDARY TRANSPORTATION: Divisions 1-4 = ALL OK

COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOLS AND CHILD CARE: Community Use of Schools and third-party operated child care centres remain open during this labour action. Some Before and/or After School Programs may be operating and each operator will communicate directly with families.​

FEB 3-7 STRIKES: UGDSB elementary schools will be closed to students on Feb. 4 and Feb. 6, unless the ETFO strikes are averted. For additional details visit: http://ow.ly/iXz450y69uN

UPDATES: Please continue to check the board website for updates at www.ugdsb.ca/labour.

Information for parents/guardians about coronavirus

Posted January 27, 2020

Information for UGDSB parents and guardians regarding coronavirus.

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Movie Night 2020

Posted January 22, 2020

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Important letter regarding Term 1 Report Cards

Posted January 22, 2020

Please read for important information about the impact current provincial job action will have on elementary Term 1 report cards.

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Important information about the Transportation website during strikes

Posted January 20, 2020

Please read for important information about student transportation (busing) communication during a strike that results in the closure of schools to students. 

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NEW DATE: JK Registration & French Immersion On-Time Application Window

Posted January 10, 2020

The French Immersion on-time application deadline has been extended to Monday January 20, 2020, at 4 p.m.

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Posted January 7, 2020

January 7th, 2020 Dear Parents and Guardians,  It is with a heavy heart that I write this letter. You may be aware that Aran Minogue, an intermediate staff member, has been on leave from teaching since early 2019. Aran had been receiving treatment for a ...

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Equity and Inclusion Jan / Feb 2020

Posted January 7, 2020

Let’s celebrate and/or acknowledge customs, traditions and days of significance from all around the world! If you have a suggestion or idea, please contact your child’s teacher, Mr. Hussain or Mrs Irwin . If you are willing to come in and share ideas with us, we would ...

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Kindergarten Registration begins January 7th, 2020.

Posted January 6, 2020

Registration for new UGDSB JK and SK students for September 2020 will take place at your child’s home school from January 7-17, 2020.

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Kortright Hills PS wishing you Happy Holiday

Posted December 19, 2019

From all of us at Kortright Hills PS, we wish you a holiday season filled with laughter and joy, and very best wishes for a prosperous new year.   Screen Shot 2019 12 19 At 8.56.32 PM       http://bit.ly/4A2019  

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Posted December 5, 2019

Our flag will be lowered on Friday, December 6, 2019 to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

December News

Posted December 2, 2019

Great season texture with winter mood. Spruce branches, cones and snowflakes on old wooden rustic background. Nature december background with hand lettering "Hello December". Message from the Office November has been a month full of wonderful things. As we visit classrooms we see ...

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OSSTF update for Nov 28th, 2019

Posted November 29, 2019

This is an important message for all Upper Grand parents. This is a labour update regarding provincial bargaining and its effect on our school. OSSTF has announced that all its members, including secondary teachers and educational workers in both elementary and secondary schools, are going to strike on Wednesday December 4th. This ...

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Grade 8 Newsletter

Posted November 22, 2019

Please see the following newsletter, with details about pathways, highschool information nights, and tours for our grade 8 students. 2019 2020 Grade 8 Newsletter

Cobra Wrap Fundraising Letter

Posted November 21, 2019

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Kindergarten Registration for September 2020

Posted November 19, 2019

JK Info Night Poster For more Registration information visit www.ugdsb.ca/kindergarten

Grade 8 IB info Night at GCVI

Posted November 19, 2019

Grade 8 students and families!  Are you interested in the IB preparatory program at GCVI? If so, please join us tomorrow, Wednesday, November 20th, at 7 pm for more information on this exciting learning opportunity. IB Information Night is at Guelph CVI, located at 155 Paisley St, in the Auditorium ...

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Do you have a child starting JK or SK in September 2020?

Posted November 19, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is hosting four Kindergarten registration INFORMATION nights in November and December 2019.

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Kortright Hills PS  will recognize Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week during Nov 17th to Nov 23rd

Posted November 12, 2019

Kortright Hills PS  will recognize Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week during Nov 17th to Nov 23rd.  Please note that we will all wear pink on Tuesday Nov 19th. Here is a list of some of the activities:   Monday Tuesday Wednesday ...

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Important information regarding WHY Survey – a joint survey between UGDSB and WDG Public Health

Posted November 8, 2019

This year Upper Grand District School Board and Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health are collecting information on student health and well-being from youth, parents and school staff. The Well-Being and Health Youth Surveys are designed to help us understand how well we are doing creating safe, welcoming, and inclusive environments in our schools. It also provides important information about the physical and mental health of youth in our area. 

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November / December Fundraisers and Events

Posted November 6, 2019

Brought to you by Kortright Hills School Council November + December 2019 Flyer (003)  

“Why Survey” for Grade 4 – 12 students

Posted November 4, 2019

November 4, 2019 Dear Parent or Guardian, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has partnered with Upper Grand District School Board to conduct a survey in your child’s school.  All students in Grades 4 through 12 will be asked to complete this survey. Completion of the survey is not ...

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November News 2019

Posted November 1, 2019

November word. Hand lettering typography with autumn leaves. Vector illustration as poster, postcard, greeting card, invitation template. Concept November advertising October has been a busy and productive month! Great activities are happening in the classrooms and around the school. Cold weather has ...

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Information from Public Health – Free Dental Care

Posted October 25, 2019

Free dental care for children and youth (17 and younger) Oral health is an important part of a child’s overall health and wellbeing. If you cannot afford dental care for your child, Public Health has programs that can help. Public Health offers free preventive dental care at locations across Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph ...

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Info on Flu Shot

Posted October 25, 2019

Information from Public Health: Get your Flu Shot! As a parent, you are at risk of exposure to communicable diseases because of your close contact with children. Children under two years of age are the most susceptible for hospitalization related to flu and flu related complications, while 5-9-year-olds are the ...

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School Wide Salad Day

Posted October 23, 2019

Thanks to all our wonderful contributions to our school food program. We will be having a school wide Salad Day on Monday November 4th.  Please send in a plate or bowl  and a fork with your child if you would like them to have a salad. This is free to ...

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Feedback on Policy 213- Code of Conduct

Posted October 23, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public input on draft policies. Currently under review is:  213 – Code of Conduct This policy is important to students, staff, school councils, parents, and community members because everyone plays a role in maintaining a healthy and safe learning and working environment in ...

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Equity and Inclusion for November and December 2019

Posted October 16, 2019

Let’s celebrate and/or acknowledge customs, traditions and days of significance from all around the world! If you have a suggestion or idea, please contact your child’s teacher, Mr. Hussain or Mrs Irwin. If you are willing to come in and share ideas with us, we would love ...

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Lunchbox Orders are ready for ordering!!

Posted October 9, 2019

If you would like to purchase lunches for your child through lunchbox orders the website is www.lunchboxorders.com This year they are offering Boston Pizza on Mondays which will have a gluten free option. Quesada on Tuesdays and Swiss Chalet on Fridays. Attached is the Flyer with information on how to order.Lunch ...

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Hallowe’en Dance-a-thon 2019

Posted October 8, 2019

​School Council will be hosting our 4th annual Hallowe'en Dance-a-thon on Thursday, October 31st for our staff & students! Pledge envelopes will be coming home this week! Funds raised will be donated to the Library Learning Commons to support programs such as Forest of Reading, Makerspace, Media Studio, Robotics, etc., as well ...

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Job action and labour updates: Information for parents/guardians 

Posted October 3, 2019

Parents/guardians are encouraged to visit www.ugdsb.ca/labour for on-going updates from the school board regarding provincial job action. 

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Labour Updates

Posted October 2, 2019

Message to parents/guardians:   The Upper Grand DSB has set up a website to provide updates regarding provincial labour issues and the impact on UGDSB schools and board sites.   Please visit www.ugdsb.ca/labour for on-going updates.

Lunchbox Orders Update

Posted September 30, 2019

Lunchbox orders will be available on their website for our students starting October 8th with a delivery start date of Oct 16.  This year we are doing Boston pizza (which has gluten free pasta option!!!), Swiss Chalet and Quesada. I will post information on this website once I have the ...

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October News 2019

Posted September 26, 2019

Message from the Office  Golden autumn maple leaves on sunny day. Great season texture with fall mood. Nature september and october background with hand lettering Hello October. The 2019-2020  school year is well underway with many exciting things happening at ...

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Terry Fox 2019

Posted September 18, 2019

Terry Fox 2019

Equity and Inclusion October 2019

Posted September 18, 2019

Let’s celebrate and/or acknowledge customs, traditions and days of significance from all around the world! If you have a suggestion or idea, please contact your child’s teacher, Mr. Hussain or Mrs Irwin. If you are willing to come in and share ideas with us, we would love ...

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Great things here at KHPS for September 2019

Posted September 13, 2019

  Sept 2019 Clubs, Extra Curriculars, Events Time Staff Person(s) Safety Patrols Before and after school L. McLeod Library Helpers (Grade 6-8) 1st recess S. Morgan Office Helpers Breaks  D. Broderick ECO Leaders (5-8) C.Dykstra ...

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School Council Flyer

Posted September 10, 2019

Parent Council First Meeting September 16th_

Continuing Education – Upper Grand DSB – Fall 2019 Children and Youth Programs

Posted September 9, 2019

Fall 2019 Pdf Attached is an Overview of Children Programs offered at 1428 Gordon Street. Badminton, art, dance, cooking and babysitting classes ranging from ages 4-14. For more details on programs or to register visit: www.learningforyou.ca or call 519-836-7280.

School Organization 2019

Posted September 9, 2019

As indicated in the September newsletter, on our website, and as posted on the school doors, our school organization was tentative until student enrollment numbers were reviewed by the Upper Grand District School Board staffing committee.    The District Staffing Committee has now informed us that ...

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Register for School Cash Online

Posted September 9, 2019

Attached is a flyer with instructions on how to register for school cash online for payments for milk, spirit wear, school trips etc. School Cash Online Flyer
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