News & Announcements

OSSTF update: Dec. 11 strikes in some Ontario school boards (not UGDSB)

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that on Wednesday Dec. 11, OSSTF teachers and education workers in some school boards will take part in a one-day, full withdrawal of services in selected locations across Ontario:

The Upper Grand District School Board is not listed as one of the school boards that will be included in the Dec. 11 OSSTF job action. 

Please continue to check for updates.

Semi Formal – Friday December 13 7-10pm

Posted December 9, 2019

WinterThe deadline to purchase tickets is Friday December 13 at lunch. Tickets are $15.00 each. The last day to sign a guest in is Tuesday December 10.

Welcome future Norwell students and their families! 

Posted November 27, 2019

Logo20Ready20Set20High20School Norwell hosted Grade 8 Night on Thursday December 5th.  Check out the Incoming Grade 9 page on our website! If you missed the event, or still have questions please give the school a call 519-343-3107. 

Public Health Immunization

Posted November 20, 2019

Public HealthStudents may attend the Public Health Clinic on Wednesday December 11 from 9:00am-11:00am in the Library to update their records. 



Reminder to report all immunizations to Public Health.

You can report your student’s vaccines in many ways:


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Inclement Weather

Posted November 18, 2019

  STWDSTS will post information on bus cancellations on the STWDSTS website by 6:30 a.m. Information on school closures due to bus cancellations (i.e. schools that are dependent on bus transportation) will also be posted to the STWDSTS website. Read the full policy here: Inclement Weather Procedures    

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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The Kindness Campaign

Posted November 5, 2019

KindnessCampaignLet’s work together to #IncreaseKindness online

On Nov. 20, the UGDSB is launching The Kindness Campaign and we’re excited to join in! The Kindness Campaign will focus on promoting the positive use of social media and will share tips and resources for students, educators and parents/guardians.

We encourage everyone to join …

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Know the Facts about Vaping

Posted November 4, 2019

Public HealthPlease see following link  Know the Facts for information from public health about the implications of vaping and personal health.

Well-Being and Health Youth Survey – Parent Information

Posted November 4, 2019

Survey Links
Staff –

Students –

Parents –

Public HealthUGDSB

November 4, 2019

Dear Parent or …

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Europe Trip Information Meeting

Posted November 1, 2019

Travel Poster Europe Vacation Trip To Country Travelling Illustration Modern Flat 85552766 (1)Norwell is organizing a Europe trip to Paris, Germany, and the Alps. Visit the Eiffel Tower, real-life inspiration for Cinderella’s castle, and much more March 2021!

If you missed the Parent Meeting on Thursday November 14, please call the …

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UGDSB Website

Posted September 12, 2019

Where do you get your UGDSB news?
Did you know that the UGDSB website is a great resource for up-to-date board information?
The UGDSB website covers some of the best things happening in our schools, sites and in the UGDSB
community. The website also contains pertinent …

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