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.

December Reading Challenge

Posted November 28, 2019

Rickson’s “December Reading Challenge” This is a reading challenge for Rickson students in grades 3 to 6.  You have the month of December to read as much as you can outside of school.  YOU get to choose what you read; the only rule is that ...

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Do you have a child starting JK or SK in September 2020?

Posted November 19, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is hosting four Kindergarten registration INFORMATION nights in November and December 2019.

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Important information regarding WHY Survey – a joint survey between UGDSB and WDG Public Health

Posted November 8, 2019

This year Upper Grand District School Board and Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health are collecting information on student health and well-being from youth, parents and school staff. The Well-Being and Health Youth Surveys are designed to help us understand how well we are doing creating safe, welcoming, and inclusive environments in our schools. It also provides important information about the physical and mental health of youth in our area. 

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Job action and labour updates: Information for parents/guardians 

Posted October 3, 2019

Parents/guardians are encouraged to visit www.ugdsb.ca/labour for on-going updates from the school board regarding provincial job action. 

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Provincial Labour Issues

Posted October 2, 2019

The Upper Grand DSB has set up a website to provide updates regarding provincial labour issues and the impact on UGDSB schools and board sites.

Please visit www.ugdsb.ca/labour for on-going updates.

Thank you.

Indigenous Little Library

Posted September 26, 2019

The Little Indigenous Library project originated out of a student desire to move forward in a meaningful way with the process of truth and reconciliation. Students set a goal to engage with and include the greater school community in an act of reconciliation. For the last several ...

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Notice: Construction Near Rickson Ridge

Posted September 18, 2019

Construction Notice Sidewalk repairs and crosswalk upgrades are coming to the Rickson Avenue and Rodgers Road area. During construction, workers will be mindful of bell times and accommodate any foot traffic in and around the work zone. More information can be found here.

Terry Fox Fundraising

Posted September 18, 2019

If you wish to donate to the Terry Fox Foundation, but would like to do so electronically, please click the link below. Terry Fox Foundation

Book Fair at Rickson!

Posted September 15, 2019

Scholastic Book Fair at the Open House!!

We would like to invite you to our first exciting library event of this school year: our annual Scholastic Book Fair!  Our Book Fair is an excellent way to generate revenue for our library.  If we can make at least $3000 in sales, ...

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Respecting the Privacy of Our Students

Posted September 15, 2019

Creating a Culture of Privacy

IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF EVERYONE TO PROTECT STUDENTS’ PERSONAL AND CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION

All parents, guardian, and visitors to the school are reminded that the privacy of all our students must be maintained at all times.  We are ultimately responsible for ...

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Revised Code of Conduct

Posted August 28, 2019

Please click on the link below to see the revised Code of Conduct for Upper Grand District School Board students.

Revised Code of Conduct

Student Accident Insurance

Posted August 23, 2019

Reminder for parents/guardians: Accidents happen – be prepared with Student Accident Insurance

 Parents/guardians are responsible for expenses related to student injuries on and off school premises during school activities.  Accidents can and do happen and the costs involved might not be fully covered by Provincial Health Care ...

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What you need to know to register your child for school

Posted August 12, 2019

The 2019-2020 school year begins on September 3, which means it is almost time to register your child if you are new to the Upper Grand District School Board.

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A Summer of Reading Ahead!

Posted June 27, 2019

Check out this message from Mrs. Patrick. Enjoy a summer of great reading! :) Download awesome ideas and links in the June Newsletter below! June Newsletter Narrative 794978__340
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