News & Announcements

LABOUR: Upcoming strike dates and school closures in the UGDSB

Due to provincial strike action, Upper Grand DSB schools will be closed to students on the following dates (unless the strikes are averted):

  • Friday February 28 (elementary and secondary schools)

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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School Council Minutes – November 2019

Posted January 23, 2020

20191112 November MAPS School Council Meeting Minutes

School Council Minutes – October 2019

Posted January 23, 2020

20191014 October MAPS School Council Minutes

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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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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Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin Secondary French Immersion (FI) Assessment

Posted December 9, 2019

The Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin Secondary French Immersion (FI) Assessment – Final Report is being presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on December 10, 2019. The report has considered secondary FI programming in Orangeville, Dufferin and Erin including; the history of FI, enrolment, cohort sizes, and participation and retention rate ...

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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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Parent-teacher Interviews November 28-29, 2019

Posted November 13, 2019

Parent-teacher interviews to discuss progress so far this year will take place on the evening of Thursday, November 28th and through the day on Friday, November 29th.  Some teachers are arranging interviews at other times that week as well. You can sign up by going to the interview sign up site. ...

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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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Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin Secondary French Immersion (FI) Impact Assessment

Posted October 25, 2019

An Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin French Immersion (FI) Impact Assessment – Initiation Report was approved by the Board on October 22, 2019. The impact assessment will consider secondary programming in Orangeville, Dufferin and Erin including; the history of FI, enrolment, cohort sizes, and participation and retention rate information.  Consideration will be ...

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Have Pride in Your School – Buy 60th Anniversary Items

Posted October 21, 2019

Have Pride in your School! Buy 60th Anniversary items

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MAPS School Council Minutes – September 2019

Posted October 16, 2019

Welcome: Carol Mills welcomed everyone and all members and everyone introduced themselves.  Attendance:  Karlie Wood, Christi-anne Lent, Nicky Fifield, Laura Curry, Lauren Beecham, Diane Guldner, Celeste Toogood, Carol Mills, Monique Phillion-Smith. Jessica Harrower  Mr. Papavasiliou sends regrets tonight. Jen Cuthbertson also sends regrets. Approval ...

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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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MAPS School Council Minutes – June 2019

Posted October 1, 2019

M.A.P.S SCHOOL COUNCIL MINUTES Date:June 18th,2019 Attendees: Carol Mills, Jess Harrower, Monique Phillion-Smith, Nicky Fifield, Karlie Wood, Christianne Lent, Demetre Papavasiliou, Regrets: Jenn Cuthberson, Celeste Toogood (remote if needed) Welcome and Intro: Carol welcomed Christy as a new parent who came out to join us. Review and Approval of Minutes: Monique and Carol passed last ...

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