News & Announcements

LABOUR: Upcoming strike dates and school closures in the UGDSB

Due to provincial strike action, Upper Grand DSB schools will be closed to students on the following dates (unless the strikes are averted):

  • Friday February 21 (elementary and secondary schools)

UPDATES: Please continue to check the board website for updates at

Climate Survey

Posted February 6, 2018

PLEASE COMPLETE THE UPPER GRAND DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD CLIMATE SURVEY FOR PARENTS This is an anonymous survey that is completed every two years Allows the School and Board the opportunity to assess the perceptions of safety from students, ...

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Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Background Report and Public Engagement Plan

Posted January 31, 2018

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.

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February News

Posted January 25, 2018

fabulous-february-it-s-february-and-the-hair-radio-morning-show-b9vl5s-clipart It is amazing how time flies and we are already into February. Report cards come home Feb 14th and the teachers have been busy assessing students so that they can give you an accurate account of how your child is doing in school. Mrs. ...

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Posted December 4, 2017


Our last day of school is Friday, December 22nd.

We will see you in the New Year !

Monday, January 8th 2018 


December Newsletter

Posted December 3, 2017

December 2 It was great to see so many parents during our interview evening and PD day.  The teachers appreciated you taking the time so that they can discuss the many accomplishments that your child has made, as well as goals being set for ...

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Kindergarten Registration

Posted November 10, 2017

Attached is a flyer for upcoming Parent Information Nights for Registration in both English and French Immersion Kindergarten. JK Info Night Poster

Progress Reports and Interviews

Posted November 3, 2017

Progress reports will be arriving home on November 15th. These reports do not contain marks and are a mid-term check-in. We hope that they will help you and your child have a discussion about what they are doing well at in school and what things they can work on in ...

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November News

Posted October 31, 2017

October has been a busy, busy month! We have had lots of learning so far this year with great things happening both in and out of the classrooms. First term Progress Reports will come home November 15th. Continue your wonderful efforts to support ...

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How to get your child cooperating without yelling, threats or punishment

Posted October 23, 2017

The Upper Grand DSB’s Parent Involvement Committee is pleased to announce our first Parent Event of the year.   PIC is hosting Dr. Laura Markham, on Wednesday, Nov. 8th at Centennial CVI and on Thursday, Nov 9th at Westside SS from 6:15 – ...

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October Newsletter

Posted September 28, 2017

We have had a good beginning to our school year and a successful Meet the Teacher Night. Thank you to School Council for organizing the food trucks. We heard lots of positive feedback! Please join us at our next Parent Council Meeting on ...

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Walk to School Day – October 4th

Posted September 18, 2017

ON OCTOBER 4TH, UGDSB IS CELEBRATING WALK TO SCHOOL DAY AND WALK AT SCHOOL DAY!   Walk to School Day is an international event that encourages students to be active on their journey between home and school. The Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Active and Safe Routes to School (ASRTS) committee encourages parents and guardians to walk, ...

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School Messenger App for your Smartphone –

Posted September 6, 2017

We are pleased to announce that the Upper Grand DSB is introducing a new parent communication tool for your smart phone. Designed to streamline communication between schools and the communities they serve, the Upper Grand Mobile app provides parents with a simple interface with up to date information including news, ...

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Posted September 6, 2017

Our board has a wonderful resource for all of our students that can be accessed 24/7 from school or from home. It’s called UG2GO and includes Learn360 (educational video streaming), Student Link (a site children use at school that gives them access ...

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Student Accident Insurance

Posted August 31, 2017

Reminder for parents/guardians: Accidents happen – be prepared with Student Accident Insurance  Parents/guardians are responsible for expenses related to student injuries on school premises during school activities.  Accidents can and do happen and the costs involved might not be fully covered by Provincial Health Care or employer group insurance plans. The Upper ...

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