News & Announcements

Information about remote learning, COVID-19 updates

ALL UGDSB students have shifted to remote learning, effective Wed. April 7, including students in specialized DD class placements. The Spring Break scheduled for April 12-16 will continue as planned. For more information, please click here. 

Chromebook Request Form

Posted April 6, 2021

If your family would like to request a chromebook, please use this LINK.  

All UGDSB schools directed to shift to remote learning effective Wed. April 7

Posted April 5, 2021

The UGDSB has been notified by Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health that Public Health’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Nicola Mercer, will issue an Order, directing all schools within the WDG region to shift to remote learning effective Wednesday April 7, 2021.

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April 2021 Updates

Posted April 5, 2021

Welcome to Spring!  . . . And with it, weather that can be very unpredictable. Students continue to be outside during both Nutrition Breaks and rarely remain indoors due to inclement weather. Thank you for ensuring that your child has the appropriate clothing to make the most of ...

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#UGUmbrella – This April we are looking at Intrinsic Motivation

Posted March 30, 2021

April’s Umbrella Project theme is “Intrinsic Motivation.” For those who are unsure exactly what that means, intrinsic motivation is the act of doing something without an external reward.  

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Information about positive COVID-19 case (March 28, 2021)

Posted March 28, 2021

Public Health has notified us that an individual in our school has tested positive for COVID-19. As a result, Public Health has directed one class to self-isolate, as part of its established infection prevention and control measures. 

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Information about elementary graduation celebrations

Posted March 26, 2021

Due to on-going COVID-19 restrictions around large gatherings and physical distancing, UGDSB elementary schools will not be able to hold traditional in-person graduation ceremonies this spring. This includes both indoor and outdoor ceremonies. 

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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.

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Wednesday Update

Posted March 24, 2021

Tomorrow, we have asked our students to wear green as Victoria Cross Public School is recognizing Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day. This is a reminder that parents are not to be parking in front of our school before the school day starts and during our dismissal times. The front of our ...

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Policy feedback opportunity: Indigenous Education

Posted March 24, 2021

The following new draft policy has been released for public consultation, and feedback from the public is welcome on the draft documents: Policy 519 – Indigenous Education (First Nations, Métis, Inuit).

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Asymptomatic COVID-19 testing available to our school on April 1 and 3

Posted March 24, 2021

Asymptomatic COVID-19 testing is available for all students and their family members and staff from our school on April 1 and 3, 2021. 

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