News & Announcements

IMPORTANT UPDATES

INCLEMENT WEATHER: A reminder that, as with every winter, inclement weather conditions may result in bus cancellations and/or school closures. Decisions on buses and school operations due to inclement weather are made as soon as key information is available and no later than 6:30am the morning of. To check the status of school buses each morning visit www.stwdsts.ca, and to check the status of school closures visit www.ugdsb.ca.

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

 

Happy Summer

Posted June 29, 2022

Dear Parents/Guardians The Ponsonby Staff would like to wish all the Ponsonby families and community a wonderful and safe summer holiday. Thank you to the students and parents for another wonderful school year at Ponsonby. First day back to school is on September 6th. Please check the school website for new information, events and ...

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Guelph Storm at Ponsonby

Posted June 22, 2022

4/5 B and 5/6A  had a great session with 4 of the Guelph Storm players today at Ponsonby. 1 2 3 ...

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Elementary report cards available for download starting next week

Posted June 14, 2022

The UGDSB is continuing to use the online report card system for the 2021-22 school year.

If you previously accessed our Electronic Report Card system this year, no action is required at this time. If your email address has changed, please contact your school office coordinator.

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No water at Ponsonby PS (Friday May 27, 2022)

Posted May 27, 2022

There is currently no water operational at Ponsonby Public School. Maintenance staff are on site and are investigating the issue. 

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The 2022 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved

Posted May 25, 2022

The 2022 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved at the Board Meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board on May 24, 2022. This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. It is necessary for staff to monitor the relevance of the Board’s work plan priorities. The LTAP review report also provides the status of the 5-year work plan priorities identified for 2018-2022.

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Policy feedback opportunity: Policy 312 Website and Social Media Management

Posted April 27, 2022

The following board policy currently under review was released for public consultation: 312 – Website and Social Media Management

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Reminders of health and safety guidance during the sixth COVID-19 wave

Posted April 12, 2022

Public Health officials expect the sixth wave of COVID-19 to last for another several weeks, and we are asking for everyone’s help to get us through this latest wave. 

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Ramadan Mubarak to all of those observing

Posted April 4, 2022

April 2nd, subject to new moon sighting, marks the beginning of Ramadan.  Many students, families and staff in the UGDSB and worldwide are observing Ramadan, during this 9th month of the Islamic calendar.   Prayer in Schools and Board Offices Multifaith prayer spaces are available in schools. Schools will indicate the ...

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Water Update

Posted March 23, 2022

The water has been restored at the school. We are excited to welcome everyone back to school tomorrow! See you all on Thursday morning.

No water at Ponsonby PS, shift to remote learning/working on Wednesday March 23

Posted March 22, 2022

We were notified Tuesday evening that our school does not have running water at this time. Board staff will be onsite first thing tomorrow morning to address the issue, however the school will likely be without water for the majority of the school day. As such, Ponsonby PS students are asked to shift to remote learning for Wednesday March 23. Staff and educators will support students through their Google Classroom environment. 

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