News & Announcements

ETFO Feb. 4 & Feb. 6 strikes: All UGDSB elementary schools to close – Secondary schools to remain open

On Tuesday Feb. 4 and Thursday Feb. 6, all UGDSB ELEMENTARY schools are closed to students due to planned one-day ETFO strikes. All UGDSB SECONDARY schools are to remain open to students on these dates and will operate as usual. For additional details visit: http://ow.ly/iXz450y69uN

TRANSPORTATION: On Feb. 4 and Feb. 6, buses/student transportation for all UGDSB elementary students is cancelled. Transportation for secondary students will continue to run.

COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOLS AND CHILD CARE: Community Use of Schools and third-party operated child care centres remain open during this labour action. Some Before and/or After School Programs may be operating and each operator will communicate directly with families.​

UPDATES: Please continue to check the board website for updates at www.ugdsb.ca/labour.

Information for parents/guardians about coronavirus

Posted January 27, 2020

Information for UGDSB parents and guardians regarding coronavirus.

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Principal’s Message – January 26, 2020

Posted January 26, 2020

Congratulations to the Junior students who participated in the Junior Volleyball Tournaments at the school this week.  The development of skills and teamwork was evident in each practice and on game day. Thank you to our intermediate coaches for your time and energy.  Thanks to Mrs. Carson-Pedri and ...

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Important letter regarding Term 1 Report Cards

Posted January 22, 2020

Please read for important information about the impact current provincial job action will have on elementary Term 1 report cards.

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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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Principal’s Message – January 18, 2020

Posted January 18, 2020

One of the strengths of our school is connections.  I am always touched when I see students in our older grades working with students in younger grades.  Some individuals have been asked to be leaders and read with younger students, play math games or just hang out.  Never, ...

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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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Principal’s Message – December 15, 2019

Posted December 15, 2019

Congratulations to all who were involved in the Mary Poppins play.  It was magical in every way...from the acting, sets, lighting, props, costumes.  Over 200 students were involved in the production in some way making this a truly community production.  Thanks to all parents who made sure that ...

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Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin Secondary French Immersion (FI) Assessment

Posted December 9, 2019

The Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin Secondary French Immersion (FI) Assessment – Final Report is being presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on December 10, 2019. The report has considered secondary FI programming in Orangeville, Dufferin and Erin including; the history of FI, enrolment, cohort sizes, and participation and retention rate ...

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Principal’s Message – December 8, 2019

Posted December 8, 2019

It takes a village to put on a Mary Poppins play.  Thanks to all the parents and volunteers who are lending us their talents and time to support our actors, to sew costumes and to build props.  We look forward to sharing the result of all this hard ...

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Principal’s Message – December 1, 2019

Posted December 1, 2019

Congratulations to the Breakfast with Santa Committee on a hugely successful event yesterday.  It is wonderful to invite our community in and enjoy time with Santa and each other. The breakfast, the treasure trays, silent auction, cookies, vendors, clothing swap, bake sale and photo booth...amazing.  I was reminded ...

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Principal’s Message – November 22, 2019

Posted November 22, 2019

Yesterday, progress reports went home in your child’s backpack.  These reports are designed to begin a conversation with your child’s teacher.  Information about scheduling an interview was provided in the report card envelope. All interviews are booked online.  Interviews are happening next Friday (the school is closed to ...

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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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Principal’s Message – November 8, 2019

Posted November 8, 2019

We would like to wish Mrs. Bax all the best as she heads off today on her maternity leave.  We are pleased to welcome Ms. Coffey, who will be working with Mrs. Duern in our Room 105 Kindergarten beginning next week.  The students had an opportunity to meet ...

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