News & Announcements

Rowan’s Law Awareness Day-Sept. 26

Posted September 20, 2018

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,

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Orange Shirt Day-Oct. 1

Posted September 20, 2018

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

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Public Health School Newsletter

Posted September 5, 2018

Sept 2018_Public Health School Newsletter Insert For Parents_Elementary

Health and Physical Education Letter for Parents

Posted September 4, 2018

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

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School Organizations Information

Posted August 31, 2018

Please read the following attachment for information on School Organizations. School Organizations 2018

Signing up for School Emails

Posted August 31, 2018

Welcome back everyone.  If you are interested in receiving school information through emails, please register at: www.ugdsb.on.ca/CASL Full instructions are described in the attachment. Also, if you would like to unsubscribe, please go to the website above and unsubscribe.CASL Info

Feedback Welcome on Safe Schools Policy

Posted August 28, 2018

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,

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Life Threatening Medical Information for Parents

Posted August 28, 2018

Please read the following link if your child has a life threatening medical condition. Life Threatening Medical Communication

Smoke and Vape-Free Newsletter

Posted August 28, 2018

Smoke And VapeFree Newsletter Article September

Video Surveillance Camera Project Expansion

Posted June 11, 2018

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

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Staff Presentation of the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report

Posted June 8, 2018

The Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) will be presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on June 12, 2018. Pin 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

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Important New Busing Information for 2018-19

Posted May 9, 2018

Please read attached for FI Daycare changes and bus availability to PEPS. FI Daycare Changes 2018 19

STWDSTS Newsletter

Posted May 3, 2018

Please read the following newsletter for bus information for Sept. 2018. STWDSTS Newsletter 2018

Long Term Accommodation Plan Final Report (Draft) – Public Meetings

Posted April 11, 2018

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. Pin

We invite you to attend

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Release of the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft)

Posted April 6, 2018

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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

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Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) – Update

Posted March 5, 2018

PinThe 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

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December Newsletter 2017

Posted November 30, 2017

December 2017 Newsletter

November Newsletter (date change)

Posted November 8, 2017

The November newsletter is attached.  Please note the change in date for the Progress Reports coming home.  November Newsletter 2017

New App to enhance School to Home Communication

Posted September 26, 2017

Exciting News!  The Upper Grand District School Board has now launched an APP for parents to receive school information through an APP.  Please see the links below for instructions on how to download this amazing APP on your Iphone or android phone! Upper Grand Mobile App for your Smartphone - Parents School Messenger User Account for Parents (2)