News & Announcements
Transportation Information for the 2020-21 school year
If buses are cancelled in Divisions 1, 2, 3, or 4: Division 1 – elementary schools are open to students, secondary schools are closed. Division 2 – elementary schools are open to students, secondary schools are closed. Division 3 – elementary schools and secondary schools are closed to students. Division 4 – elementary schools and secondary schools (*including EDHS) are closed to students. Please visit www.stwdsts.ca for bus cancellations.
Information on COVID-19 and school operations:
Please read the following letter regarding a COVID-19 exposure in the ODSS school community. Public Health has determined that this case does not create any risk to students, staff or the public beyond the general community risk.
Please read the following for information on the UGDSB’s Police Presence in Schools virtual town hall and survey.
We would like to take this opportunity to provide you with information regarding quadmester 2, the board’s Intent to Change Survey, assessment, community hours and more.
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.
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 Everyday Hero Awards Selection Committee chose nine finalists from a group of deserving nominees. This year’s Everyday Hero Awards recipients include dedicated school and board staff, a student and volunteers.
If you would like to purchase Bear Wear, please visit the Bear Wear Page - we have Hoodies, Sweat Pants, Touques and limited edition hoodies & quadmester t-shirts - check out the Bear Wear page to order. Makes a great Christmas gift!
Due to ongoing restrictions with respect to large gatherings, it will not be possible for schools to hold commencement ceremonies this fall.
The UGDSB would like to remind all parents that they have an important role to play in preventing COVID-19 in our schools.
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health and the school board would like to remind all parents/guardians that they are to screen their children every day for COVID-19 symptoms, prior to coming to school.