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

June 2023 policy updates in the Upper Grand DSB

Posted June 14, 2023

At the June 13, 2023, UGDSB Board meeting, the following policy items were approved. All updates have been made on the board website (www.ugdsb.on.ca/board/policy).

Information: Air quality due to forest fires

Posted June 7, 2023

Environment Canada has issued a Special Air Quality Statement that covers all of Dufferin and Wellington. Smoke from local forest fires as well as forest fires in Quebec have resulted in deteriorated air quality. Poor air quality may persist throughout the week. We are monitoring the situation closely and are providing Environment Canada guidance to all schools.

PMPS Compass Run Postponed Tomorrow

Posted June 7, 2023

Good afternoon Mustang Families, Based on guidance about air quality and other similar events that are being cancelled, we are postponing our Compass Run that was supposed to be run tomorrow afternoon (June 8th).  We will be rescheduling the run and it will now be held on June 15th. We will keep collecting ...

Air Quality Information

Updated June 6, 2023

A message from the UGDSB: Dear parents/guardians, Environment Canada has issued a Special Air Quality Statement that covers all of Dufferin and Wellington. Smoke from local forest fires as well as forest fires in Quebec have resulted in deteriorated air quality. Poor air quality may persist throughout the week. We are monitoring ...

PMPS Weekly Update May 31st, 2023

Posted May 30, 2023

Good Evening Mustang Families, It’s been another great week at PMPS.  Our grade sixes are working really hard on EQAO, we are building garden boxes for our courtyard as we hope to grow even more vegetables, PMPS won the bike rodeo with 18 students in all representing ...

Celebrating Pride: Message from the Chair and Director of the UGDSB

Posted May 30, 2023

This week, the Upper Grand District School Board and our schools across the region are kicking off Pride Month. During the month of June and throughout the year, the UGDSB supports 2SLGBTQIA+ staff, students and their families by celebrating the joy of identity and centering 2SLGBTQIA+ histories, contributions and excellence. We are committed to this work and supporting the 2SLGBTQIA+ community in all of our schools, offices and school communities.

PMPS Weekly Update May 24th

Posted May 25, 2023

Good Evening Mustang Families, It’s been another fantastic week at PMPS.  The grade ⅔ class hosted a gallery walk outside for parents and showcased their reading projects, our 1500m run athletes are training hard and so is our ultimate frisbee team, the choir continues to practice for ...

PMPS Weekly Update May 18th, 2023

Posted May 18, 2023

Good Evening Mustang Families, It’s been another excellent  week at PMPS. After weeks of training our special olympic athletes represented us at our board wide event and made us very proud. We cheered them out in the morning and cheered them back in at the end of ...

JK Orientation June 2nd, 2023

Posted May 16, 2023

Welcome New JK Families! You are invited to our junior kindergarten orientation at Princess Margaret Public School on June 2nd from 10am-11am. Students will have the opportunity to play outside and visit with our kindergarten educators. Parents/Guardians will learn more about what to expect in kindergarten, as ...

PMPS Weekly Update May 11th, 2023

Posted May 11, 2023

Good Evening Mustang Families, It’s been another fantastic week at PMPS. Our gardens are refreshed. Thanks to Mrs. Ellis, Mrs. Landry, and our parent and student volunteers for all of your hard work to make our school look its best. Our Special Olympic athletes continue to practice ...

UGDSB Long Term Accommodation Plan

Posted May 11, 2023

At the May 9, 2023, Board meeting, Trustees received the “Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Draft Report”. The LTAP is a planning document that discusses school facilities, population projections, and enrolment projections.  The LTAP is used to help guide Capital Investment, Program and Facility decisions that support the Upper Grand District ...

PMPS Weekly Update May 4th

Posted May 4, 2023

Good Evening Mustang Families, It’s been another great week at PMPS. Our School Council met this week on Monday evening (we are thankful for their continued support of our school initiatives), our school basketball teams went to tournament and played their best games of the season,  students ...

Babysitting Bootcamp and Home Alone Courses

Posted May 2, 2023

Dufferin Centre for Continuing Education is excited to once again be offering our Babysitting Bootcamp and Home Alone Courses! Please see attached Babysitting & Home Alone Flyer

May Dufferin Support Network Workshop Opportunities

Posted May 1, 2023

Dufferin Parent Support Network is hosting some amazing free parenting workshops in May. These include:

·         Peaceful Problem-Solving and Conflict Resolution - May 4. Registration:  https://bit.ly/DPSNprobS23

·         Strengthening Your Stepfamily - May 9. Registration: https://bit.ly/DPSNstepS23

·         Calming the Storm: Co-Regulation Strategies for ...

UGDSB seeking public input on board policies

Posted April 26, 2023

The Upper Grand District School Board has released the following policies for public consultation, and feedback is welcome on the draft documents until May 25, 2023. You are invited to review the policy drafts and submit online feedback at www.ugdsb.ca/board/policy. The deadline for public input is May 25, 2023 at 4 pm EST. Persons without internet access may call 519-822-4420 (or toll-free 1-800-321-4025) ext. 544 to request a printed copy of the draft documents.

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