News & Announcements

Transportation Information for the 2020-21 school year

If buses are cancelled in Divisions 1, 2, 3, or 4: Division 1 – elementary schools are open to students, secondary schools are closed. Division 2 – elementary schools are open to students, secondary schools are closed. Division 3 – elementary schools and secondary schools are closed to students. Division 4 – elementary schools and secondary schools (*including EDHS) are closed to students. Please visit www.stwdsts.ca for bus cancellations. 

Information on COVID-19 and school operations:

December 2020 Newsletter!

Posted November 30, 2020

December 2020 Newsletter

#UGUmbrella – Imagine what others may be going through, this December we look at Empathy

Posted November 30, 2020

The Umbrella Project, founded by Dr. Jen Forristal, features monthly themes, activities and curriculum links to support students and staff as they focus on wellness.

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Feedback welcome on board Policy 503 – Safe Schools

Posted November 25, 2020

The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public feedback on board Policy 503 – Safe Schools. The deadline to provide feedback is January 19 at 4pm.

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Important changes on bus cancellation days and inclement weather days in the UGDSB

Posted November 20, 2020

Due to COVID-19 restrictions and protocols, there are changes to bus cancellation and inclement weather days in the Upper Grand District School Board in the 2020-21 school year. 

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Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health letter to the community

Posted November 18, 2020

Dr. Mercer, Medical Officer of Health and CEO at Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has shared a letter with important information for the community regarding COVID-19. 

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Letter from the Director: Elementary school staffing and organization

Posted November 11, 2020

This letter is to provide all parents/guardians in the Upper Grand District School Board with information on changes required in our elementary schools following the survey that allowed students to switch between in-person and remote learning. 

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Remembrance Day Presentation

Posted November 11, 2020

Good Morning,   We want to share with you the Remembrance Day Presentation created by Mrs. Jordan's grade 7/ 8 class. This presentation was shared virtually with all of our classes today. Please click the link below to view the presentation. https://vimeo.com/ugstream/review/477638928/5ab18c31eb

November Parent Council Meeting

Posted November 10, 2020

Just a reminder that our next Parent Council Meeting will be on Wednesday November 11th at 6:30 PM. The meeting will be virtual, the link is provided. https://meet.google.com/ynq-xqxd-pfk?hs=122&authuser=0 I have also included attachments to the agenda and to the pervious Council minutes. Looking forward to seeing you virtually on Wednesday. LESPC ...

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UGUmbrella: The quality of being thankful – this November we celebrate Gratitude

Posted November 2, 2020

The theme for November is Gratitude. Gratitude is the quality of being thankful. It is an essential skill that helps us keep our focus on what we have, instead of what we do not have. This skill is especially important at a time when there are so many restrictions in ...

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November Newsletter

Posted November 1, 2020

October 30 November Newsletter

Police Presence in Schools town hall and survey info

Posted October 19, 2020

Please read the following for information on the UGDSB’s Police Presence in Schools virtual town hall and survey.

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Survey to request change between in-person and remote learning (Oct. 14-21)

Posted October 13, 2020

To request a change between in-person and remote learning, elementary parents/guardians must complete the Intent to Change Survey between October 14-21. The deadline to complete the survey is Oct. 21 at 4pm.

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Laurelwoods Virtual School Open House

Posted October 9, 2020

You are invited to follow the link to visit our Laurelwoods Virtual Open House and discover some of the things that have been happening in the building! https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1JBTzzAspGyTCwuREEsqo7-4g0foublQSg9lW2EHPXFU/edit?usp=sharing      

Provide your input: Police presence in UGDSB schools

Posted October 9, 2020

This October, the Upper Grand District School Board is holding a town hall and survey, asking participants for their input regarding the presence of police in UGDSB schools.

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October 2020 Newsletter

Posted October 7, 2020

October 2020 Laurelwoods Newsletter

UGDSB launches The Umbrella Project to support mental health and well-being

Posted September 29, 2020

At the Upper Grand District School Board, we value mentally healthy schools, classrooms and work sites. This year, in order to further help support the mental health and well-being of UGDSB students and staff, we are introducing The Umbrella Project to schools and offices.

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September Newsletter 2020

Posted September 23, 2020

September 2020 LWES Newsletter

Parent Council Meeting Reminder

Posted September 23, 2020

I wanted to send a reminder regarding our first Parent Council Meeting of this school year. We will meet virtually on Wednesday September 23rd at 6:30 PM. We will use Google Meet as our platform. If you are interested in attending please email me at [email protected] . I will be ...

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Posted September 18, 2020

Good evening Everyone,    I wanted to invite you to attend our first Parent Council Meeting of this school year. We will meet virtually on Wednesday September 23rd at 6:30 PM. We will use Google Meet as our platform. If you are interested in attending please email me ...

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Parent Information: Monitoring and Managing COVID-19

Posted September 18, 2020

The UGDSB would like to remind all parents that they have an important role to play in preventing COVID-19 in our schools.

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