News & Announcements
OSSTF update: Dec. 11 strikes in some Ontario school boards (not UGDSB)
The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that on Wednesday Dec. 11, OSSTF teachers and education workers in some school boards will take part in a one-day, full withdrawal of services in selected locations across Ontario: http://www.osstf.on.ca/news/mr-dec-06-2019.aspx
The Upper Grand District School Board is not listed as one of the school boards that will be included in the Dec. 11 OSSTF job action.
Please continue to check www.ugdsb.ca/labour for updates.
The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public input on draft policies. Currently under review is the following draft policy:
Policy 517 – Service Dogs for Students
This policy is important to students, parents, staff, school councils, community partners and members of the local community ...
Join the global Movement! Celebrate Earth Hour on March 24th at 8:30pm.
Earth Hour’s mission is uniting people to protect the planet by raising awareness ...
Due to continued inclement weather and low visibility due to fog, the Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Long Term Accommodation Plan public workshop to be held at Norwell DSS has been cancelled. All are welcome to attend the next scheduled workshop on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Centre Wellington DHS in Fergus starting at 7pm.
On January 30, 2018, trustees approved a Public Engagement Plan as a part of the Board’s process to develop a Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP).
The LTAP is a strategic review of the Board’s facilities, population projections, and enrolment forecasts. At the end of the process, the LTAP will identify accommodation priorities for the Board. Public engagement is an important part of the LTAP process. We want to have conversations with our school communities to promote a shared understanding of local school issues.
FEBRUARY 7TH IS WINTER WALK DAY!
Lots of UGDSB schools participated in Walk to School Day in October. Did you know that there is also a walk to school day in February? ...