News & Announcements

UPDATES: Feb. 26 Community Use of Schools and labour reminders

WEATHER: On Wednesday Feb. 26, Community Use of Schools is cancelled in Division 2 (Centre Wellington/Erin/Rockwood), Division 3 (North Wellington), and Division 4 (Dufferin County) due to inclement weather.

LABOUR: Due to the one-day OSSTF strike, all Upper Grand DSB elementary and secondary schools will be closed to students on Friday February 28 (unless the strike is averted). Please continue to check the board website for updates at

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 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


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

Summer’s Here!

Posted June 27, 2019

Wishing all of our Rickson students and families a fantastic summer! Stay safe, be healthy and we'll see you again in September! :) Summer 814679__340

Congratulations to our Grade 8 Grads!

Posted June 27, 2019

Heartfelt congratulations to all of our Grade 8 students as they graduate from Rickson Ridge and move on to learning in other spaces! You have made us so proud and we celebrate the fine young people that you are! You will do great things! Have a great summer! ...

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Creative Culinary Minds Cooking Camp

Posted June 13, 2019

Does your child like to cook? Consider summer cooking camp! IMG_3065 IMG_3063

Teacher Appreciation Lunch

Posted June 10, 2019

Staff at Rickson Ridge are feeling really honoured and acknowledged today as parents from the school brought in the most amazing and delicious lunch for our educators!  Thanks so much to the many parents who Lunchcontributed their favourite lunch treats, and to ...

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