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:

COVID-19 exposure in ODSS school community

Posted October 29, 2020

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. 

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Police Presence in Schools town hall and survey info

Posted October 19, 2020

Please read the following for information on the UGDSB’s Police Presence in Schools virtual town hall and survey.

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Parent information on quad 1 reporting, quad 2 model and survey

Posted October 13, 2020

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. 

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Provide your input: Police presence in UGDSB schools

Posted October 9, 2020

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.

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UGDSB launches The Umbrella Project to support mental health and well-being

Posted September 29, 2020

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.

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Congratulations to our 2019-2020 Everyday Heroes

Posted September 28, 2020

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.

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Bear Wear – ODSS Spirit Wear Now on Sale!

Posted September 23, 2020

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!

Update: Due to COVID-19 restrictions fall graduation ceremonies are cancelled

Posted September 22, 2020

Due to ongoing restrictions with respect to large gatherings, it will not be possible for schools to hold commencement ceremonies this fall. 

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Parent Information: Monitoring and Managing COVID-19

Posted September 18, 2020

The UGDSB would like to remind all parents that they have an important role to play in preventing COVID-19 in our schools.

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Reminder to parents: Please screen children every day before coming to school

Posted September 11, 2020

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.

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