Please note that in order to adhere to the provincial school closures order and Public Health protocols around physical distancing, access to our schools is restricted.
Parents and guardians are invited to read a letter from the Minister of Education, sent April 28, 2020.
Parents/guardians are asked to please read a letter from the Director of Education regarding the extension of the school closures and information from the Ministry regarding final grades.
Thank you to everyone who made Friday’s community car parade possible, it was so wonderful to see your smiling faces!
All publicly funded schools in Ontario will remain closed until at least May 31, 2020, as part of an effort to keep students, staff and families safe from COVID-19.
To support families, the Upper Grand District School Board has put together some helpful tips for parents/guardians to set their child up for success.
In light of the provincial closure of schools and the transition to distance learning, the UGDSB has decided to postpone the April 24 PD Day to a later date.
The Upper Grand District School Board has launched a website for parents/guardians with resources and information to support students with special education needs.
The 2020 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved at the Special Board Meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board on April 14, 2020.
This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. It is necessary for staff to monitor the relevance of the …
Due to the on-going school closures, we are asking that parents submit any outstanding Out of Area requests prior to the end of April.
To assist our families with tech support related to distance learning, the Upper Grand District School Board has a Tech Help webpage for parents and students.
Please read the attached letter for further information regarding Learning at Home, including important information about resources for students with special education needs, access to technology and printed materials and more.
A letter from the Director of Education regarding the board’s distance learning program is posted on the board website.
Preliminary information from the board on student access to devices and technology, SEA equipment, hands-on based learning ideas, and more.
Due to the extension of school closures in Ontario, the UGDSB has decided to cancel or postpone a number of school based events.
Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has written an important letter for all Ontario parents and guardians, regarding the extension of school closures in Ontario and information on distance learning for students.
On Tuesday March 31, 2020, the Premier of Ontario announced that in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all schools in Ontario will remain closed until at least May 1 for staff and May 4 for students. Premier Ford also said that the province is prepared to extend the school closures even further if required.
To request your child’s password reset, please email the school. The school’s email address can be found at the very top right corner of this webpage. Please be sure to include your child’s full name as well as the name of their homeroom teacher.
A reminder to all members of our school communities that in alignment with municipal closures around COVID-19, all Upper Grand DSB schoolyard play structures are closed.
A letter from the Director of Education has been posted to the board website (Friday March 27, 2020). The letter contains important information regarding the board’s distance learning plan and information about staff reaching out to families.
Parents and guardians are asked to read the letter from the Director of Education, posted to the board website on March 23, 2020.
Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has written an important letter for all Ontario parents and guardians, March 22, 2020.
The province has ordered all publicly funded schools in Ontario to close for two weeks following March Break, in response to the emergence in Ontario of COVID-19. As a result, Upper Grand DSB schools will be closed from March 14 to April 5, 2020.
With March Break approaching, many families and staff have questions about international travel and precautions required upon returning from travel. A letter with travel advice from Public Health is posted on the UGDSB website.
Information for UGDSB parents and guardians regarding coronavirus.
Please read for important information about the impact current provincial job action will have on elementary Term 1 report cards.
Please read for important information about student transportation (busing) communication during a strike that results in the closure of schools to students.
The French Immersion on-time application deadline has been extended to Monday January 20, 2020, at 4 p.m.
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.
The Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin Secondary French Immersion (FI) Assessment – Final Report is being presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on December 10, 2019.
The report has considered secondary FI programming in Orangeville, Dufferin and Erin including; the history of FI, enrolment, cohort sizes, and participation and retention rate information. Consideration has also …
The Upper Grand District School Board is hosting four Kindergarten registration INFORMATION nights in November and December 2019.
Winter Weather on the Playground
It is hard to believe that we are already experiencing the cold and snowy weather of winter! During the snowy winter months, I would like to remind families that we do not permit students to slide on the hills on our school property during or after school hours. We also …
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.
An Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin French Immersion (FI) Impact Assessment – Initiation Report was approved by the Board on October 22, 2019.
The impact assessment will consider secondary programming in Orangeville, Dufferin and Erin including; the history of FI, enrolment, cohort sizes, and participation and retention rate information. Consideration will be given to secondary FI …
Parents/guardians are encouraged to visit www.ugdsb.ca/labour for on-going updates from the school board regarding provincial job action.
The beginning of each school year is an exciting time for both staff and students. We hope everyone had a wonderful summer and that you were able to enjoy some quality family time. I would like to thank Mrs. Bishop and Mrs. Long for all the hard work they have put into cleaning …
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.
Please read the letter from Jennifer Passy, Manager of Planning, on the Board decision on IB Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin.
It’s hard to believe that we have come to the end of another year together. It seems like only a few months ago that we were setting up for the first day of school. Through your time, support, and encouragement, we have had ten incredibly busy but wonderful months!
Thank you to Mrs. Turp, …
On June 20, students at at the school had the one of a kind opportunity to learn about robotics.