News & Announcements

Important information regarding WHY Survey – a joint survey between UGDSB and WDG Public Health

Posted November 8, 2019

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. 

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November News Update . . .

Posted November 4, 2019

Our November News update can be accessed here

November Free Dental Care for Children and Youth

Posted November 2, 2019

Information from Public Health:

Free dental care for children and youth (17 and younger)

Oral health is an important part of a child’s overall health and wellbeing. If you cannot afford dental care for your child, Public Health has programs that can help.

Public Health offers free ...

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Fresh From the Farm Pick Up – November 6 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. in the library

Posted November 2, 2019

Fresh from the Farm Pick Up will be on November 6, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. in the Library.

Feedback welcome on draft board policies

Posted October 31, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public input on draft policies.

Currently under review is:

213 – Code of Conduct

This policy is important to students, staff, school councils, parents, and community members because everyone plays a role in maintaining a healthy ...

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November Public Health Flu Information

Posted October 31, 2019

Get your Flu Shot! As a parent, you are at risk of exposure to communicable diseases because of your close contact with children. Children under two years of age are the most susceptible for hospitalization related to flu and flu related complications, while 5-9-year-olds are the most likely to spread the infection. Flu ...

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November – Talking About Mental Health

Posted October 31, 2019

Talking About Mental Health November 2019 – Nature and Mental Health Fall is here and so is that pre-winter chill! Getting outside makes such a difference to how we all are doing inside. Spending time in nature improves our mental health and well-being. Being outdoors is a simple way to add ...

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November Environmental Newsletter

Posted October 31, 2019

Environmental Newsletter Insert Nov 2019

No Crossing Guard on Monday, October 21, 2019

Posted October 18, 2019

Dear Parents and Guardians, The school has been informed by the Township of Wellington North that there will be no Crossing Guard stationed at our school for one day on Monday, October 21. The Township has communicated this message, and we wanted to make sure that all of our families were ...

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Respect Education for Grade 7’s

Posted October 18, 2019

Child Abuse Prevention Policy & Program   The Upper Grand District School Board places a high priority on the safety of our students.  The Child Abuse Prevention Policy is evidence of our commitment to this priority. The following is a quote from the policy:   “Every citizen in the community shares a responsibility for ...

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