News & Announcements
Speak up about concussions – Rowan’s Law Day is September 26
On September 26, schools across the Upper Grand District School Board will be marking Rowan’s Law Day – a day to raise awareness about concussions.
In March 2018, the Ontario government passed a law known as Rowan’s Law, named after 17-year-old Rowan Stringer. Rowan loved rugby and was the captain of her high school’s team. Tragically,
Learning about residential schools on Orange Shirt Day
September 30 is Orange Shirt Day, a day for people to come together in the spirit of reconciliation and to keep discussing openly all aspects of residential schools.
Orange Shirt Day originated in the spring of 2013 as a response to Phyllis’ story about when she had her shiny new orange shirt taken away on her first day at
Dear parents and guardians,
We are writing to you to address some of the questions and concerns we have received regarding changes to the Health and Physical Education Curriculum. As you may know, the Government of Ontario has directed all school boards across the province to use the re-issued 2010 Health and Physical Education Curriculum (Grades 1-8). Since all school boards are required to teach the
Feedback welcome on draft board policies
The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public input on draft policies. Currently under review is:
Policy 503 – Safe Schools (Student Discipline, Bullying Prevention and Intervention, Suspension and Expulsion)
This policy is important to students, staff, parents and guardians, school councils and the school community because everyone plays a role in maintaining a positive school climate and ensuring a safe,
In its efforts to continually review and monitor the safety of our schools, the Upper Grand District School Board is expanding its Video Surveillance Project. Once the project is complete, all UGDSB schools will be equipped with video cameras.
Over the course of next year, all remaining schools – include our school – will have video cameras installed. Much of the preliminary installation work will be
The Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) will be presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on June 12, 2018. The meeting starts at 7 pm in the boardroom at the Guelph Board Office, 500 Victoria Road N, Guelph.
The final report has considered the feedback received during the second phase of public engagement conducted throughout
The Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) is going to be presented at 5 regional public meetings throughout the month of May.
The draft report includes a list of proposed short (1-5 yrs.) and long (6-10 yrs.) accommodation priorities. The report does not include any recommended changes to school programs or boundaries.
We invite you to attend
Board staff is presenting the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) and Phase 2 Public Engagement Plan at the Board’s Business Operations Committee meeting on April 10, 2018. The meeting will be held at the Guelph Board Office located at 500 Victoria Rd N, Guelph starting at 7:00pm. All are welcome to attend.
The draft report includes
The first phase of public engagement for the UGDSB Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) is complete. Thank you to all who attended a workshop or provided input online. Your feedback will be shared in a report to trustees on March 20, 2018.
One of the questions that we have received at the workshops is what will be included in