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Important information about the Transportation website during strikes

Posted January 20, 2020

Please read for important information about student transportation (busing) communication during a strike that results in the closure of schools to students. 

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National Sweater Day is Feb. 6

Posted January 16, 2020

Celebrate National Sweater Day on February 6th!
National Sweater Day is a way to learn about the importance of saving energy and to inspire you to use less energy all winter. Heating accounts for 80% of residential energy use in Canada. If all Canadians lowered their thermostats by just 2 degrees Celsius this winter, it would reduce greenhouse …

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NEW DATE: JK Registration & French Immersion On-Time Application Window

Posted January 10, 2020

The French Immersion on-time application deadline has been extended to Monday January 20, 2020, at 4 p.m.

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Kindergarten Registration begins January 7th, 2020.

Posted January 6, 2020

Registration for new UGDSB JK and SK students for September 2020 will take place at your child’s home school from January 7-17, 2020.

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After school programs from our Neighborhood Group

Posted December 2, 2019

Options to keep those growing kids busy!

Registration is now open for our After-School Series for January to March Break. This is part of our Youth Sports & Activity League. We are offering 11 hours of programming.

(We will let you know SOON what we will be offering on Saturdays! We …

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Video Surveillance at Ottawa Crescent

Posted November 20, 2019

To ensure the safety and security of our school buildings, all schools in Upper Grand have video surveillance both inside and outside of the buildings. The use of video surveillance is governed by strict policy and training to ensure a balance of security and privacy. Our policy regarding video surveillance can be found …

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Do you have a child starting JK or SK in September 2020?

Posted November 19, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is hosting four Kindergarten registration INFORMATION nights in November and December 2019.

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Spirit Wear order begins on Monday

Posted November 14, 2019

Have a peak at our spirit wear order form here.

Order deadline is Nov. 28. Size samples will be available at the school to try on from Nov. 18-22.

Orders can be made with the order forms coming home, or online through School Cash.

Construction Notice – Stevenson Street North

Posted November 8, 2019

Stevenson Street North will be closed from Elizabeth Street to Eramosa Road for construction. Construction will start on November 11th and will take about three weeks to complete, weather permitting.

Pedestrian access will be maintained. However, the east sidewalk will be closed at 1 Stevenson Street North. Pedestrians will need to use the west sidewalk. …

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Important information regarding WHY Survey – a joint survey between UGDSB and WDG Public Health

Posted November 8, 2019

This year Upper Grand District School Board and Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health are collecting information on student health and well-being from youth, parents and school staff. The Well-Being and Health Youth Surveys are designed to help us understand how well we are doing creating safe, welcoming, and inclusive environments in our schools. It also provides important information about the physical and mental health of youth in our area. 

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Re-take day is tomorrow

Posted November 7, 2019

Picture re-take day is Friday Nov. 8th. Be sure your child indicates their desire to have a picture taken to their teacher, as not all students will be called down.

Spirit Wear coming on Nov. 18

Posted November 5, 2019

 

OTTAWACRE Logo

 

Check out our new logo!

Tons of spirit wear will be available for sale starting on Nov. 18. These orders will arrive in time for Christmas.  Lots of stylish clothing to choose from. Order forms will go home on Nov. 18.

WHY Survey being completed by Grade 4-6 students

Posted November 1, 2019

Beginning next week, all students in Grades 4-12 will be given the Well-Being Health and Youth Survey (WHY) in class. This survey is conducted by Public Health and School Boards in an effort to gauge student well being and issues around this. Students will complete the survey in class, and no action is required …

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Halloween costumes at school

Posted October 29, 2019

On October 31, students are welcome to wear costumes to school if they wish. We ask that students leave any masks, weapons or scary/gory costumes at home. Any costumes that may be disrespectful or offensive to others are requested to stay at home.  If students are unsure if they should wear a particular costume …

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