News & Announcements

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

UGDSB Kindergarten registration runs January 5-22, 2021 

Posted January 4, 2021

Registration for new UGDSB Junior Kindergarten (JK) and Senior Kindergarten (SK) students for September 2021 will take place between January 5-22, 2021. 

UPDATE: Information about inappropriate emails

Updated January 6, 2021

The following is an update on addressing the mass distribution of inappropriate emails from New Year’s Eve.

Information for students/parents about temporary remote learning starting Jan. 4, 2021

Updated January 1, 2021

As communicated last week, the provincial government has directed schools in Ontario to move temporarily to remote learning following the winter break. All UGDSB elementary and secondary students will begin the new year working remotely, with the exception of DD classes (please see below for further details). UGDSB elementary schools will participate in remote ...

Information about in-person learning for students in DD classes

Posted December 28, 2020

As you know, the message from the Minister of Education is that elementary and secondary school students province-wide will participate in remote learning from January 4-8 (elementary) and January 4-22 (secondary). In-person instruction will not be permitted during this period. However, school boards have been required to make provisions for in-person ...

UGDSB schools to shift temporarily to remote learning starting Jan. 4, 2021

Posted December 21, 2020

On Monday Dec. 21, the provincial government announced that schools in Ontario will move temporarily to remote learning following the winter break. Following the announcement, the Ministry of Education confirmed to school boards that all elementary and secondary students will temporarily shift to remote learning starting on January 4, 2021. UGDSB elementary ...

Nutrition Program Donations

Posted December 11, 2020

Thank you to the Compass Run For Food organization and Tweedsmuir Memorial Presbyterian Church for their generous donations towards our Nutrition Program.

Dufferin Holiday Guide

Posted December 4, 2020

Click on the attachment for FREE Community events and supports. Dufferin Holiday Guide 2020

Reaching out for support

Posted December 1, 2020

December can be a difficult time for many of us and for many reasons. More than ever, now is the time reach out if you need support and to look out for friends and family who may need support. 

#UGUmbrella – Imagine what others may be going through, this December we look at Empathy

Posted November 30, 2020

The Umbrella Project, founded by Dr. Jen Forristal, features monthly themes, activities and curriculum links to support students and staff as they focus on wellness.

Feedback welcome on board Policy 503 – Safe Schools

Posted November 25, 2020

The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public feedback on board Policy 503 – Safe Schools. The deadline to provide feedback is January 19 at 4pm.

Week of November 23rd Reminders

Posted November 23, 2020

A reminder that parents and guardians can book a parent-teacher interview time online for your child/ren until Wednesday at noon.  Information was included in the report envelopes that were sent home last Thursday.  Detailed instructions on how to sign up for an interview can be found in your ...

Progress Report Interview Sign-up Information

Posted November 22, 2020

Progress reports were sent home on Thursday, November 19th.  This document will help if you have any questions.

Important changes on bus cancellation days and inclement weather days in the UGDSB

Updated February 5, 2021

Due to COVID-19 restrictions and protocols, there are changes to bus cancellation and inclement weather days in the Upper Grand District School Board in the 2020-21 school year. 

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health letter to the community

Posted November 18, 2020

Dr. Mercer, Medical Officer of Health and CEO at Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has shared a letter with important information for the community regarding COVID-19. 

Important Update from Public Health

Posted November 12, 2020

November 12, 2020 Dear Parents / Guardians, As you are aware, over this past weekend, the school was notified that an individual at Princess Margaret PS tested positive for COVID-19. I am pleased to report that the Associate Medical Officer of Health for Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health has declared the COVID-19 case as resolved ...
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