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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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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Turkey Soup Hot Lunch Rescheduled to January 16th

Posted January 13, 2020

The Turkey Soup Hot Lunch (purchased in advance for Term Two) has been rescheduled to Thursday, January 16th, 2020 at second nutrition break. If you have purchased this lunch option, please send in a bowl and spoon with your child on Thursday. Thank you!

Public Health Communication (January 2020)

Posted January 13, 2020

Protect You and Your Family From Cold and Flu Viruses: Wash hands often with soap and water. Carry an alcohol-based hand rub in your purse and car to use if soap and water are not available. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth. Germs spread this way. Avoid ...

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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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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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School Bus Delays & Cancellations (January 2020)

Posted January 2, 2020

BUS CANCELLATIONS: Transportation to and from school is provided by Service de transport de Wellington-Dufferin Student Transportation Services (STWDSTS). STWDSTS has inclement weather procedures for school buses which are common for all five school boards in the Wellington-Dufferin region. The decision to cancel buses is made by STWDSTS after consultation with the ...

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Just a Reminder to Report All Immunizations to WDGPH (January 2020)

Posted January 2, 2020

This is a reminder to report immunizations to WDGPH:

Online: www.immunizewdg.ca

Email - Send copy to: vaccine.records@wdgpublichealth.ca

Fax - to Vaccine Records: 519-836-2986

Call: 1-800-265-7293 ext 4396

If you have questions about immunizations to call 1-800-265-7293 ext. 4746.

Talking About Mental Health – Starting the Year Mindfully (January 2020)

Posted January 2, 2020

STARTING THE YEAR MINDFULLY

Starting a new year, coming off of a two week school break, new resolutions and on-going challenges are a few of the things we have on our plates in January.  There is a lot of research that has shown the power of mindfulness ...

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Environmental Post – Eco-Resolutions (January 2020)

Posted January 2, 2020

Monthly Environment Activities to Help Celebrate Our Planet!

January is the time to carry out your Eco-Resolutions!

“There will be more waste plastic in the sea than fish by 2050.” Dame Ellen MacArthur

It's a brand new year and the perfect time for positive change! For example, ...

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MPS Food Drive (December 16th to 18th)

Posted December 14, 2019

Food Drive   December 2019

Christmas Concert Information (for December 17th)

Posted December 14, 2019

This is a reminder that our Christmas Concerts will take place on Tuesday, December 17th. The concert will take place in the gym, and there will be two showings of the concert (from 2:00 to 3:00 pm and from 6:30 to 7:30 pm ...

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Photo Retake Day Date Change

Posted December 3, 2019

Our Photo Retake Day which was originally scheduled for Wednesday, December 4th will now take place Friday afternoon (December 6th). Thanks!

Chicken Burger Hot Lunch Date Change

Posted December 2, 2019

The Chicken Burger hot lunch which was originally scheduled for Wednesday, December 4th will now take place tomorrow (December 3rd). Thanks!

Talking About Mental Health – Give the Gift of Resiliency (December 2019)

Posted December 2, 2019

Talking About Mental Health – GIVE THE GIFT OF RESILIENCY

As we head through December and towards the holidays, it is important to be aware that this can be a very exciting time of year, but for some it is also a difficult time of year. REMEMBER: eat ...

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