News & Announcements

Long Term Accommodation Plan Final Report (Draft) – Public Meetings

Posted April 11, 2018

The Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) is going to be presented at 5 regional public meetings throughout the month of May.

The draft report includes a list of proposed short (1-5 yrs.) and long (6-10 yrs.) accommodation priorities. The report does not include any recommended changes to school programs or boundaries. Pin

We invite you to attend

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Wear a team jersey on Thursday

Posted April 9, 2018

In recognition and respect for the Humboldt Broncos, students and staff are wearing any team jerseys on Thursday April 12th.  Our hearts are with everyone affected by this tragedy. #humboltstrong As always, participation is optional.

Release of the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft)

Posted April 6, 2018

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Board staff is presenting the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) and Phase 2 Public Engagement Plan at the Board’s Business Operations Committee meeting on April 10, 2018.  The meeting will be held at the Guelph Board Office located at 500 Victoria Rd N, Guelph starting at 7:00pm.  All are welcome to attend.

The draft report includes

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Policy feedback welcome

Posted March 28, 2018

Feedback welcome on draft board policies
The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public input on draft policies. Currently under review are:

Policy 214 – Accessibility Standards

Policy 518 – Students with Life-Threatening Medical Conditions

These policies are important to students, parents, staff, school councils, community partners and members of the local community because ensuring people with disabilities have access to services through the accommodation of their disability-related

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Time to check lost and found!

Posted March 22, 2018

It's that time of the year time to check the lost and found. We have tons of winter coats/boots etc. that got left behind. Please take some time to check the lost and found. Unclaimed items will be donated to charities.

Have a great March Break

Posted March 9, 2018

Have a safe and fun March Break. Be sure to get outside and spend time with family! See you on March 19th!

Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) – Update

Posted March 5, 2018

PinThe first phase of public engagement for the UGDSB Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) is complete.  Thank you to all who attended a workshop or provided input online. Your feedback will be shared in a report to trustees on March 20, 2018.

One of the questions that we have received at the workshops is what will be included in

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School Climate Survey

Posted March 4, 2018

Please consider completing our school climate survey here: https://uoguelph.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bEhl62tXnwYxzh3 It is open until Mar. 9. We welcome your feedback.  

Pink Shirt Day Update

Posted February 28, 2018

See the news article on our Pink Shirt Day activities: I look forward to adding our student created art pieces to the unlearn wall. https://www.ugdsb.ca/blog/ugdsb-students-and-staff-stand-up-to-bullying/    

Pink Shirt Day Wednesday

Posted February 24, 2018

Image result for be a buddy not a bully pink shirt Join us for our Anti-Bullying Assembly on Wednesday Feb. 28. at 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM This is an important event for us - as we unite and celebrate our diversity and inclusivity at Ottawa Cres. P.S.

LTAP Public Workshop – Cancellation Notice

Posted February 20, 2018

Due to continued inclement weather and low visibility due to fog, the Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Long Term Accommodation Plan public workshop to be held at Norwell DSS has been cancelled.  All are welcome to attend the next scheduled workshop on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Centre Wellington DHS in Fergus starting at 7pm.  Please visit www.ugdsb.ca/ltap to get more information, provide feedback, complete

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Family Day Monday – no school

Posted February 16, 2018

Enjoy your time with family. Unplug from electronics. See you Tuesday.

Public health notice

Posted February 9, 2018

Dear parents/guardians,

We wanted to share with you information from Public Health regarding cases of influenza in Guelph-Wellington-Dufferin.

Public Health has informed the school board that influenza is circulating in the communities of Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph. They have also informed us that this is a community-wide concern and is not specific to any school.

Public Health officials have asked that everyone in the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph communities get their flu vaccination, if

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Dance-a-thon Feb. 16

Posted February 8, 2018

Our school dance-a-thon is next week. Students will be raising money for a new outdoor play space (to replace the aging one we current have closed off). Sponsor sheets have been sent home with students. Thanks for supporting our school!
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