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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

Information: Air quality due to forest fires

Posted June 7, 2023

Environment Canada has issued a Special Air Quality Statement that covers all of Dufferin and Wellington. Smoke from local forest fires as well as forest fires in Quebec have resulted in deteriorated air quality. Poor air quality may persist throughout the week. We are monitoring the situation closely and are providing Environment Canada guidance to all schools.

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Ponsonby Three – June 2

Posted June 2, 2023

1) June is Pride month, and our flag-raising ceremony will be this Monday, June 5th at 2:30. What resources exist to support our families in developing more understanding about 2SLGBTQIA+ identities, histories and experiences?  Sites: Canadian Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity ...

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Volunteer With Us!

Posted May 31, 2023

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Celebrating Pride: Message from the Chair and Director of the UGDSB

Posted May 30, 2023

This week, the Upper Grand District School Board and our schools across the region are kicking off Pride Month. During the month of June and throughout the year, the UGDSB supports 2SLGBTQIA+ staff, students and their families by celebrating the joy of identity and centering 2SLGBTQIA+ histories, contributions and excellence. We are committed to this work and supporting the 2SLGBTQIA+ community in all of our schools, offices and school communities.

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Ponsonby Three – May 26

Updated May 30, 2023

BBQ 1) School Council invites all Ponsonby families to our Year-End BBQ on June 14th from 5:30-7:00 pm. Food is available to pre-order on School Cash Online until June 5th. Hope to see you there! We need adult volunteers to ...

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Ponsonby Three – May 19

Posted May 22, 2023

1) It is the UGDSB’s mission to create and encourage school climates that promote a healthy and inclusive relationship between staff and students, make students and staff feel safe and encourage positive leaders in our school community and outside of it.

An online Identity ...

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Ponsonby Three – May 12

Posted May 12, 2023

Unnamed 1) May 15-19 is Nature Week here at Ponsonby PS. Each class will be having a special ‘Nature in our Yard’ activity time, organized by parent Christina de Jong and supported by our School Council - thank you! Friday, May ...

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UGDSB Long Term Accommodation Plan

Posted May 11, 2023

At the May 9, 2023, Board meeting, Trustees received the “Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Draft Report”. The LTAP is a planning document that discusses school facilities, population projections, and enrolment projections.  The LTAP is used to help guide Capital Investment, Program and Facility decisions that support the Upper Grand District ...

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Ponsonby Three – May 5

Posted May 5, 2023

Unnamed 1) On Monday, students in Grades 3-6 will have a presentation about Emergency Preparedness from local Emergency Response personnel (please note: Police Services may be part of the presentation). The central themes covered in the presentation are creating a plan, ...

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Ponsonby Three – April 28

Posted April 28, 2023

Unnamed 1) Save the Date: Smile Cookie Week at Tim Hortons will return this spring from May 1-7! 100% of the proceeds from these special cookies in most Tim Hortons in Wellington and Guelph will be donated to the Food ...

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