News & Announcements

Transportation Information for the 2020-21 school year

If buses are cancelled in Divisions 1, 2, 3, or 4: Division 1 – elementary schools are open to students, secondary schools are closed. Division 2 – elementary schools are open to students, secondary schools are closed. Division 3 – elementary schools and secondary schools are closed to students. Division 4 – elementary schools and secondary schools (*including EDHS) are closed to students. Please visit www.stwdsts.ca for bus cancellations. 

Information on COVID-19 and school operations:

Food & Friends At Home Program

Posted September 4, 2020

Like many in Dufferin, Wellington and Guelph, the Children’s Foundation is working towards continuing our support of the most vulnerable in our community despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that the school year has begun, we are especially concerned about the children and youth ...

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Letter to parents from Public Health – back to school

Posted September 3, 2020

A letter to parents/guardians from Dr. Nicola Mercer, Medical Officer of Health and CEO of Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health.

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School Council Dates – 2020-2021

Posted September 2, 2020

As a council we will meet this year on the following dates. Our meetings will be one hour in length. We will start at 6:30 and aim to be finished by 7:30. At this time meetings will be virtual – through Google Meet. September 22, 2020 November 24, 2020 February 23, 2020 May 25, 2020 We ...

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Communication for Salem PS from the School!

Posted August 29, 2020

Dear Salem Families, Thank you for taking the time to read this information. I hope it helps to answer questions. On the second last section there is a link to a video. The video is a very short snippet about school. Please feel free to share this information and the video ...

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Suggested School Supplies

Posted August 29, 2020

Suggested School Supply List 2020 - 2021 Dear Parents and Guardians, We know some parents like to make school purchases ahead of time. Below you find a suggested list of items that you may want to purchase when school supplies go on sale. We will have ...

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IMPORTANT: New schedule for staggered entry

Posted August 28, 2020

In order to ensure the safety of students and to provide additional time for staffing schools, the Upper Grand District School Board’s schedule for staggered entry has changed. 

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2020 Salem Opening Poster

Posted August 26, 2020

2020 Salem Opening Poster

Student Accident Insurance

Posted August 26, 2020

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

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Changing Pre-Registration Decision – Deadline Sunday Aug. 23 at 4pm

Posted August 19, 2020

In light of recent updates with respect to reopening models and masks, parents/students in both elementary and secondary schools are being given the opportunity to change their original pre-registration decision regarding in-person or remote learning.

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IMPORTANT: Reopening models for UGDSB schools posted online

Posted August 18, 2020

The school board has posted information about the reopening models for UGDSB elementary and secondary schools. The overviews contain important information including model structure for conventional and remote learning, sample schedules, remote learning expectations and more.

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