News & Announcements

Complete the Student Census by October 9

Students/families in Kindergarten to Grade 12 are encouraged to complete the UGDSB Counts Student Census survey by October 9, 2022. The link to complete the census can be found at the bottom of the email sent to parents/guardians (Kindergarten – Grade 8) and students (Grades 9-12+). It is a rectangular blue button that says “Begin Survey.” If you need assistance, please email [email protected]

Learn more about the importance of this census data, how the board is protecting privacy and examples of ways that the board will using the data to direct its resources and supports at www.ugdsb.ca/census

Cross Country Meet October 4, 2022

Posted September 30, 2022

All races will be held at the CW Sportsplex.  Race times are as follows: Gr 2 Boys 12:15        Gr 2 Girls 12:20 Gr 1 Boys 12:30       Gr 1 Girls 12:35 Gr 4 Boys 12:45       Gr 4 Girls 12:50 Gr 6 Boys 1:15         Gr 6 ...

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Lunch/Recess Helpers Needed

Posted September 26, 2022

Ponsonby PS is looking for substitute Lunch/Recess Helpers to cover from time to time.  It will consist of two 40 minute periods (20 mins eating and 20 min outside) per day.  If you are interested please contact the office at 519-824-9447.

Help the UGDSB make positive change – complete the Student Census today!

Posted September 19, 2022

The “UGDSB Counts Student Census” launches today for all Upper Grand District School Board students in grades Kindergarten-12. Participation in the Student Census will help the UGDSB make systemic changes that will create more equitable outcomes for all students. 

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UGDSB Counts

Posted September 19, 2022

Everyone Counts! Student Census The UGDSB Counts Student Census launches on Sept. 19! Learn more about the Student Census for all students K-12 at www.ugdsb.ca/census

Wellness Works: Welcome Back!

Posted September 15, 2022

The Upper Grand District School Board is continuing with the Wellness Works monthly themes across all grades in the 2022-2023 school year. For September we are once again bringing our collective focus to the theme of: WELCOME, CONNECTION and BELONGING.

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Welcome Back BBQ and Open House

Posted September 9, 2022

Welcome back Ponsonby Panthers!  Parent Council is organizing a welcome back BBQ to coincide with the school  Open House and Book Fair.  Please join us Wednesday September 21 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM for food, games and face painting.  5:00-7:00 BBQ, 5:30-6:30 Teacher Meet & Greet, 5:00-7:00 Book Fair in ...

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Subscribe to Bus Delays and Cancellations

Posted September 8, 2022

STWDSTS Transportation offers a subscription service which will notify you via e-mail when your child's bus has been cancelled or delayed  Click here to subscribe.

School Cash Online Information

Posted September 8, 2022

All of our fundraisers and school purchases happen through School Cash Online.  It is a safe and secure site.  To register for School Cash Online please click here  

New School and Child Care Screening Tool is available online

Posted September 1, 2022

The Ministry of Health and the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health have provided a new “School and Child Care” screening tool. It is recommended that students/children and visitors continue to self-screen for illness every day before attending school or child care using this updated Screening Tool.

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Reminder for parents/guardians: Student Accident Insurance

Posted August 30, 2022

Parents and guardians are responsible for expenses related to student injuries on school premises or during school activities. Accidents can and do happen and the costs involved might not be fully covered by Provincial health care or employer group insurance plans. The Upper Grand District School board is empowered under The Education ...

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