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.
Resumption of school delayed until Wednesday January 5, 2022
Today, the province of Ontario announced that the resumption of school will be delayed following the winter break. All schools will resume classes on Wednesday January 5, 2022. There will be no classes on Monday January 3 or Tuesday January 4. This direction is for all students including those enrolled in the elementary or secondary remote programs and for those in our special education self-contained classrooms.
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Letter to parents/guardians: Information for the winter breakDecember 15, 2021 Dear parents and guardians, Thank you for your ongoing efforts that have made for a successful first four months of school, and for adhering to public health and safety measures that have ensured schools remain a safe place for our students and staff. We understand that there may be ...
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Information from the province on student rapid antigen testing over the winter break
On behalf of the Government of Ontario, the Upper Grand District School Board is distributing take-home rapid antigen screening kits to every elementary and secondary student who chooses to participate. Kits will be distributed prior to the winter break.
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UGDSB Kindergarten Registration starts in January – here is what families need to know
Kindergarten registration for the Upper Grand District School Board is fast approaching. Registration for new UGDSB Junior Kindergarten (JK) and Senior Kindergarten (SK) students for September 2022 will take place between January 4-21, 2022.
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2021 December News ItemsNotes from the Office! Wow! It is hard to believe we are already into December! Ms. Broadhead has done a great job coming in as our new VP and Intermediate resource teacher! It is getting cold and snowy! Please help us support your child in developing responsibility! Remind them to come dressed ...
Policy Feedback Opportunity: Policy 205 School Volunteers
UGDSB policy currently under review, 205 – School Volunteers, has been further revised and released for public consultation. Please review the proposed changes and provide your feedback by January 14, 2022.
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Increase the Kindness! (Bullying Awarenenss Week!)Hi Families: Here are some activities that we will be doing as a school to help us learn about Bullying and creating a KIND school and community. You can support by having conversations with your child(ren) about the themes below! Monday-22 Tuesday-23 ...
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UGDSB looks ahead to Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week
Schools of the UGDSB will be participating in Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week from November 22 to the 26th. Learn more about bullying and other resources.
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Parkwood Gardens Meal ProgramParkwood Gardens is excited to announce that F.O.O.D. - Free Outrageously Out-of-this-world Dishes is re-opening registration for the last few weeks of the fall! We are lucky to have Community Chef Kay Miller who has created an amazing menu for our community. This program will allow families to order 1 main, 1 ...
Umbrella Project and Mental Health Nov. 2021This month our Wellness Works theme is KINDNESS. Did you know that there are scientifically proven benefits of being kind? That’s right. Just the act of being kind has been shown to stimulate the same part of the brain as those who receive an act of kindness. The simple act of ...
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Policy feedback opportunity: Policy 504 Equity and Inclusive Education
UGDSB Policy 504 Equity and Inclusive Education is currently under review and feedback is welcome on the draft documents until November 25, 2021.
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UGDSB received funding from the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream (CVRIS)The Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB) received funding from the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream (CVRIS) for various projects throughout the district. The UGDSB is continuing its work on increasing touchless points in our classrooms and learning environments by installing ...
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From the Guelph Fire Department: Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 3-9, 2021
Fire Prevention Week is October 3-9, 2021, and the Guelph Fire Department is sharing safety information with families.
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