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.
Please read the following information about additional positive COVID-19 cases in our school.
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.
Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) has recently investigated a COVID-19 exposure in our school community. They have determined that this case creates a low risk to the school. No classes will be closed in this situation.
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.
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.
Mr. Boyce and I would like to thank all the staff, parents, and extended family members who helped with today’s early school closure due to the power outage. We appreciated everyone’s calm nature as they waited for us to radio and pick up students in their classrooms. Thank you for following the physical distancing …
Please be advised that we are experiencing a power outage at Minto-Clifford Public School.
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.
Updates from the office:
The William Street pathway will be closing and the Lawrence Avenue pathway will be opening, please have your children begin to use the new path on Monday. The old pathway is not owned by the school or the town and will not be maintained moving forward.
The town is looking …
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 place at school, home …
Please read the following for information on the UGDSB’s Police Presence in Schools virtual town hall and survey.
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.
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.
Starting Wednesday September 30 our students and staff will be wearing face coverings in the halls at all times, including as we exit for recess, gym, and/or outdoor learning. This is a change that we are doing as we follow the new recommendations of Public Health. To help support this change we have purchased …
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.
The UGDSB would like to remind all parents that they have an important role to play in preventing COVID-19 in our schools.
The province has released a new online COVID-19 school screening tool for use by students, parent/guardian (on behalf a student), employees, and visitors of school setting https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/ This is available in both English and French. We ask that you use this tool daily before sending your child to school.
We have also provided some …