News & Announcements

ETFO Jan. 28 strike: All UGDSB elementary schools to close - UGDSB secondary schools will remain open

On Tuesday Jan. 28, all UGDSB ELEMENTARY schools will be closed to students due to the one-day ETFO strike, unless the strike is averted. Elementary schools will re-open to students on Jan. 29. All UGDSB SECONDARY schools will remain open to students on Jan. 28 and will operate as usual. Jan. 28 is an exam day in secondary schools; exams will continue as scheduled.

TRANSPORTATION: On Jan. 28, buses/student transportation for all UGDSB elementary students will be cancelled; transportation for UGDSB secondary students will run as normal.

COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOLS AND CHILD CARE: Community Use of Schools and third-party operated child care centres remain open during this labour action. Some Before and/or After School Programs may be operating and each operator will communicate directly with families.​

FEB 3-7 STRIKES: UGDSB elementary schools will be closed to students on Feb. 4 and Feb. 6, unless the ETFO strikes are averted. For additional details visit: http://ow.ly/iXz450y69uN

UPDATES: Please continue to check the board website for updates at www.ugdsb.ca/labour.

Information for parents/guardians about coronavirus

Posted January 27, 2020

Information for UGDSB parents and guardians regarding coronavirus.

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Important letter regarding Term 1 Report Cards

Posted January 22, 2020

Please read for important information about the impact current provincial job action will have on elementary Term 1 report cards.

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Important information about the Transportation website during strikes

Posted January 20, 2020

Please read for important information about student transportation (busing) communication during a strike that results in the closure of schools to students. 

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Introducing…  Our New Library Llamas!!!

Posted January 15, 2020

Screen Shot 2020 01 15 At 8.10.48 AM After many years of dedicated work as the library mascots for Rickson Ridge, Lilly and Larry the Library Lizards are retiring.  They will remain in the library learning commons to watch the wonderful ...

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NEW DATE: JK Registration & French Immersion On-Time Application Window

Posted January 10, 2020

The French Immersion on-time application deadline has been extended to Monday January 20, 2020, at 4 p.m.

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On Street Parking Map

Posted January 7, 2020

This map shows where parking is allowed on the streets surrounding our school. Use this map to find a place where it is legal to park. If you need to drive, consider parking a few blocks away from the school and walking the rest of the way to avoid congestion. ...

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Routes to School Planner

Posted January 7, 2020

Use this map to plan a walking or wheeling route to school! The map shows safety features such as traffic lights and crosswalks. The map also shows suggested “walk a block” locations. These locations are areas where on street parking is allowed. If you need to drive to the school, consider ...

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Kindergarten Registration begins January 7th, 2020.

Posted January 6, 2020

Registration for new UGDSB JK and SK students for September 2020 will take place at your child’s home school from January 7-17, 2020.

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Pedestrian Safety

Posted December 11, 2019

A new pedestrian crossover was installed on Rickson Avenue at Darnell Road. Road users need to be aware of the laws governing pedestrian crossovers. A new pedestrian crossover was installed in the Rickson Ridge PS neighbourhood over the summer. The crossover is located on Rickson Avenue at Darnell Road. Pedestrian crossovers ...

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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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