Outdoor Masking Guideline Change
Good morning MVPS families.
Yesterday, we received changes to the outdoor masking guidelines that we previously communicated with families. At this point, we are still able to have students go out for nutrition breaks and mix with students from other cohorts. However, if students choose to mix with students from other cohorts, they will have …
Dear parents and guardians;
Welcome back to school. As a staff, we are using this week for training, professional development, and preparing to receive our students on September 7th. There are many new members joining our school community this year.
Many of you will be wondering what our first day looks like. We are still under …
2021 Long Term Accommodation Plan annual review report approved
The 2021 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved at the Board Meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board on June 22, 2021.
This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. It is necessary for …
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Policy feedback opportunity: School Volunteers, Educational Field Trips and Off-Site Activities
The following UGDSB draft policies have been released for public consultation: Policy 205 School Volunteers, and Policy 508 Educational Field Trips and Off-Site Activities. The deadline to provide feedback is October 14, 2021, at 4pm.
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Summer Mental Health Support Line
If your child or youth needs mental health support over the summer, you or your youth can call and leave a voicemail at
519-822-4420 ext 588. We have Mental Health Clinicians available and voice mails will be checked regularly from July 2 to August 30. Please note that this is not a crisis line.
If your …
Board News: End of the year information (June 2021)
As we approach the end of the school year, we would like to say thank you to all our students, families and staff for their hard work and understanding throughout the year. The purpose of this letter is to provide you with information about the last few weeks of school.
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WDG Public Health to host Parent Information Session on COVID-19 vaccines
On June 14, 2021, at 7pm, Dr. Matthew Tenenbaum, the Associate Medical Officer of Health for Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health, will be offering a presentation for youth and their parents/caregivers to learn more about WDGPH’s COVID-19 vaccination program and answer parent questions.
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UGDSB celebrates National Indigenous History Month
June is National Indigenous History Month, a month where we celebrate and recognize histories, contributions and diversity of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples in Canada.
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One of our MVPS students, Kara Taylor, has won big! Kara participated in a National Writing contest where students from across the country were asked to write on the meaning of home. Inspired and encouraged by Mrs. Lee, Kara wrote a passionate poem describing what home means to her. Kara is a gifted writer …
Supports for staff and students following horrific violence targeting Muslim community
The Upper Grand District School Board would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the Muslim community following the horrific violence in London, Ontario, which killed four family members and sent another family member to hospital with serious injuries. Officials are reporting that this is an apparent hate crime and that the victims were targeted because of their Muslim faith.
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