News & Announcements

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

Kindergarten Registration is fast approaching – Here’s what you need to know

Posted December 4, 2023

Kindergarten Registration for the 2024-2025 school year opens January 9, 2024. The French Immersion on-time application window for registration for the 2024-2025 school year is open from January 9 to January 26 at 4:00 pm.

Kindergarten + Primary FAMILY LITERACY NIGHT! Dec 5th

Posted November 28, 2023

Hello everyone: Please see attached flyer for our upcoming family literacy night--Dec 5th 5-6:30pm.[ninja_form id=] We hope to see you there! Please RSVP. Family Literacy Night RSVP Kindergarten And Primary Family Literacy Night (1) (1)  

Parents/guardians invited to complete WHY Survey to help improve well-being of youth

Posted November 13, 2023

All parents/guardians in the Upper Grand District School Board are invited to complete the 2023 WHY Survey, in partnership with Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health. The purpose of the Well-being Health and Youth (WHY) Surveys is to collect information from youth, parents, and school staff about youth health and well-being. These surveys will ...

It’s that time of year again – everything you need to know about UG Inclement Weather Procedures

Posted November 8, 2023

GUELPH, ON – It’s that time of year again and we wanted to share a refresh with our school community about Inclement Weather Procedures. BUS DELAYS/CANCELLATIONS: In the event of bus cancellations, all schools will remain open for students and staff who can get there safely. If parents/guardians do not feel it is ...

Professional Activity Day Description – Nov. 24, 2023

Updated November 10, 2023

Date: November 24, 2023 Length: Full Day Topics: Elementary Topic: Parent-Guardian / Teacher Interviews Secondary Topic 1:  AM – Curriculum PD and Workshops Secondary Topic 2:  PM – Workplace Violence Prevention Training as per the Collective Agreement Entity Hosting: Upper Grand DSB Presenter(s)/Facilitator(s): School Administrators and Online Modules Description:  Elementary Staff will spend the full day communicating with parents/guardians about student progress after ...

Provide your feedback on UGDSB draft policies

Posted October 25, 2023

At the October 24th Board meeting, the following policy items were approved. All updates have been made on the board website (

Ottawa Crescent Public School October Newsletter 2023

Posted October 24, 2023

Please find the attached October Newsletter  ⇒ Oct 2023 Newsletter

WDG Public Health Dental Screening

Posted October 18, 2023

WDG Public Health will provide dental screening for students during the 2023/2024 school year.  Ottawa Crescent will be participating on February 5th 2024.  Please review the following letter for more information ⇒ Parent/Guardian Letter Dental Screening

Rise the Dough Pizza Day OCPS

Posted October 16, 2023

RaiseTheDoughOct2023 (1) Please see the following PDF for ordering information ⇒RaiseTheDoughOct2023

Statement from the Chair of the Board and Director regarding ongoing violence in the Middle East

Posted October 10, 2023

We are deeply saddened to learn of the recent deadly attacks and ongoing violence in the Middle East. Our thoughts are with all those impacted and mourning the loss of life during the conflict over the past weekend. We acknowledge this is a particularly devastating time for UGDSB ...

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