News & Announcements

Daily School Absence Report

The UGDSB is reporting daily on school absence rates, allowing us to monitor absenteeism rates and transparently share this information with the public. To view the dashboard, click here

Recommended reading in Indigenous education and knowledge

Posted March 25, 2021

This year, Upper Grand DSB board and school staff groups have continued organizing and participating in book studies, focusing on furthering learning in anti-racism and anti-oppression. Here are some ideas for recommended reading in Indigenous education and knowledge.

Principal’s Message – March 21, 2021

Posted March 21, 2021

Happy Spring!  I know that we are all excited to see the warmer temperatures and the sun shining.  It makes us all feel more hopeful and lighter. We had a lot of fun in the school this past week with our “March Fake” spirit week.  It was ...

Principal’s Message – March 14, 2021

Posted March 14, 2021

It has been incredible to see the snow come off our fields.  The water flowing to our storm drains have mesmerized many of our students during recess.  We will be staying off the fields for the time being to allow them to thaw and to avoid squishy feet ...

Letter Regarding Covid Exposure

Posted March 11, 2021

Please see the attached letter regarding a recent Covid exposure at Spencer Ave.  The school remains open to staff and students.  There will be no closures of classrooms.   Covid Update March 11

One year of COVID, taking time to reflect and heal

Posted March 11, 2021

The Canadian Mental Health Association of Waterloo-Wellington has prepared resources for educational staff, students and families, which focus on acknowledging the losses experienced due to the COVID-19 pandemic, while making space for gratitude and hope.

Addressing anti-Asian racism, resources to support educators

Posted March 3, 2021

This month, the Upper Grand District School Board’s Equity Team shared with staff a resource on addressing anti-Asian racism. We all have a role to play in learning, unlearning and working to dismantle racism and oppression in our communities.

Principal’s Message – February 28, 2021

Posted February 28, 2021

With the gently warming temperatures, you can feel Spring in the air.  Of course, Mother Nature has a sense of humour and sometimes March comes in like a lion.  We are enjoying the time we are spending outdoors in the sunshine.  Many classes have been enjoying snowshoeing around ...

UGDSB reflects on Black Heritage, Black Brilliance and Black Futures Month 

Posted February 26, 2021

This month, the Upper Grand District School Board recognized and celebrated Black Heritage, Black Brilliance and Black Futures Month. 

Principal’s Message – January 17, 2021

Posted January 17, 2021

Two weeks of remote learning are in the books.  As I pop in and out of virtual classrooms I am impressed by the participation of our students and the creative ways staff have recreated aspects of their classroom to support kiddos in the virtual world.  We know the ...

Principal’s Message – January 9, 2021

Posted January 9, 2021

What a great first week of remote learning.  Although we are disappointed that the situation in the province prevents us from safely returning to school at this point, we are grateful that so many of our kiddos were actively engaged in learning throughout the week.  We know that ...
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