News & Announcements


INCLEMENT WEATHER: A reminder that, as with every winter, inclement weather conditions may result in bus cancellations and/or school closures. Decisions on buses and school operations due to inclement weather are made as soon as key information is available and no later than 6:30am the morning of. To check the status of school buses each morning visit, and to check the status of school closures visit

DAILY SCHOOL ABSENCE REPORT: The UGDSB is reporting daily on school absence rates, allowing us to monitor absenteeism rates and transparently share this information with the public. To view the dashboard, click here


ODSS Athletics BEAR WEAR Hoodies & Crew Neck Sweaters now on sale!

Posted November 30, 2022

We currently have ODSS Athletics BEAR WEAR in stock at the school - check out pictures, prices and order info here!

Mid-Term Report Cards are now available

Posted November 24, 2022

Parents – go to the Parent Portal

Students – use the Student Portal (called Student Login) located under Quick Links on the right hand side of our webpage.  Your login name is the first 5 letters of your last name and the first 3 letters of your first name (i.e. Jane Smith would be SmithJan) and the password is your 9-digit OEN number.  To find your report cards, …

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Inclement weather procedures for UGDSB schools

Posted November 18, 2022

With winter weather here, now is a great time to review the Upper Grand District School Board’s procedures for Inclement Weather Days.

Updated information has been posted on the UGDSB website outlining the different procedures for bus cancellations, school closures due to inclement weather, and more.


**A reminder to please follow our Transportation Consortium, STWDSTS, for all bus cancellation alerts and information – the UGDSB does NOT …

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Welcome to ODSS! Grade 8 Information Night is Jan 12th

Posted November 11, 2022

All welcome - no need to register - come and get your questions answered!! ODSS Info Night January 12 2023 #2

Tickets for D10 Finals for Jr Boys Volleyball & Jr Girls Basketball

Posted November 10, 2022

The Jr Boys Volleyball team and the Jr Girls Basketball team are playing in the District 10 Championships this week at the University of Guelph! 
The girls play this Saturday, November 12th, and the boys play Monday, November 14th. 
Purchase your tickets in advance at the link below! Tickets are also available at the door.

Upper Grand collaborates with organizations to provide tutoring supports

Posted November 9, 2022

The Upper Grand District School Board in association with The Grove, TVOLearn, Streams Community Hub, Tutor Bright, and Reading Rocks is providing students at both the elementary and secondary levels with additional tutoring support and resources. These additional support and resources were made possible through funding provided by the Ontario Ministry of Education.

The Grove

Offers free tutoring services for youth ages 12 to 26 in …

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Congratulations to the Class of 2022!

Posted November 4, 2022

We are pleased to congratulate the Class of 2022 at our Commencement on  Friday, Nov. 4, 2022.  We would also like to thank our community donors and sponsors who generously support our graduates!  Description of ODSS Graduation Awards & Donors  


Posted November 3, 2022

** NEW ** BEARWEAR is now available for preorder! All orders are expected to arrive prior to the Winter Break!
🐻 Orders must be placed before Wednesday, November 16th @ 5:00pm
🐻 The link below includes all important information, options available, sizing, and school cash online links
🐻 Questions? Send an email to Ms. Mercey at [email protected]
Here is the link:

Parents/Guardians invited to free webinar: Post-pandemic Mental Health

Posted October 17, 2022

Parents/guardians are invited to join a free webinar in November on post-pandemic mental health.

Join Kevin Cameron as he shares information and strategies relating to post-pandemic mental health for adults and children.

A survey by CMHA Ontario showed that nearly half (48 per cent) of Ontarians say their mental health has worsened over the past two years. Juggling work, home and caregiving responsibilities resulted in moderate to high levels of stress …

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Download school ventilation reports from the UGDSB website

Posted October 14, 2022

The Upper Grand District School Board continues to make board and school-based ventilation reports available in the 2022-23 school year.

The board report and each school report is available for download on the UGDSB website at

To access a specific school report:

Download the full report (Microsoft Excel document)
Click on the tab titled “School Dashboard”
Select the school from the drop-down menu at the top of …

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