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

 

Updates to masking protocols outdoors, COVID-19 screening tool

Posted February 16, 2022

Please review the following updates to protocols around masking outdoors, extracurriculars, and the province’s COVID-19 screening tool.

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Elementary report cards available for download starting this week

Posted February 14, 2022

Elementary report cards will be available for parents to download from the Parent Portal as early as February 15 and by February 17 at the latest.

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Update on the resumption of sports and extracurricular activities

Posted February 14, 2022

The school board is pleased to announce the resumption of extracurricular activities and sports in our schools. Please see this post for details.

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Accessing Report Cards Digitally

Posted February 14, 2022

UGDSB – Information about accessing Term One Reports  Beginning Thursday February 17, 2022 after 4:00 pm, parents and guardians can download their child’s Term 1 Report from our school’s website. The Board has provided access to the Parent Portal, to allow parents to ensure they have a ...

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School Council Meeting – Wednesday, February 9th @ 6:30 PM

Posted February 7, 2022

Dear Parents/Guardians,
Here is the link to our virtual School Council meeting which will take place on Wednesday, February 9th starting at 6:30 pm.  Attached below is the agenda for the School Council meeting.
We hope to see you there.
Meeting ID
http://meet.google.com/apm-hfqz-gqf
School Council Agenda February 9th 2022

Power Outage at Primrose

Posted February 1, 2022

February 1, 2022 Dear parents/caregivers, I wanted to make you make you aware of a situation that happened at our school today. At approximately 12:45pm, the power went off at the school. Hydro One restored power at approximately 3pm. Throughout the outage, washrooms remained operational and there remained water pressure for hand washing. Extra ...

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Principal’s Message – February News

Posted January 30, 2022

Principal’s Message - February News Dear Parents/Guardians,  What a fantastic 2 weeks back at Primrose. It was wonderful to welcome our students and staff back to in-person learning. WELCOME I would like to welcome Tricia Boynton our new Office Coordinator.  We are very lucky to have ...

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COVID-19 information for parents/caregivers from Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health

Posted January 27, 2022

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is sharing information with families regarding COVID-19.

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Vaccination Clinic Being Held At Primrose Elementary on January 27th

Posted January 25, 2022

Please see the attached flyer for a vaccination clinic that is being held at Primrose Elementary on Thursday, January 27th, 2022 from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Primrose Elementary School January 27 Vaccination Clinic

Notice: Temporary cancellation of bus routes due to bus driver absences 

Posted January 24, 2022

The Transportation Consortium (STWDSTS) that provides student transportation services to the Upper Grand DSB and neighbouring school boards is advising that due to COVID-19, the Omicron variant and isolation requirements, they may experience higher than normal absence rates for school bus drivers. To address bus driver shortages and avoid cancelling bus routes at the last minute in the morning, some bus routes in the UGDSB will be proactively cancelled to free up drivers.

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Monitoring School Absence Rates in the UGDSB

Posted January 18, 2022

As an additional measure and layer of communication to keep our communities informed, the UGDSB has launched a pilot initiative to track school absence rates on a daily basis. This process is a pilot program and may evolve as required.

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Planning for potential staff shortages at schools

Posted January 14, 2022

Due to the widespread presence of COVID-19 in our communities, the Upper Grand District School Board recognizes that staff shortages may be prevalent next week as students and staff return to school.  The UGDSB will employ numerous strategies to ensure that student safety and supervision is maintained. However, we recognize that in some extreme cases classes and/or schools may have to transition to remote learning temporarily. 

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Return to School January 17, 2022

Posted January 13, 2022

Dear Parents/Guardians, We are happy to welcome our students back in-person on Monday January 17th, 2022.   The province has announced schools will resume in-person learning on Monday January 17, 2022. Please click here for health and safety measures in the UGDSB ...

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Reminder to screen daily for symptoms before leaving for school

Posted January 13, 2022

Families are reminded to complete the school screening every day before students leave for school. 

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