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

Video Surveillance

Victoria Terrace Public School is monitored by 24 hour video surveillance. Security cameras are in operation for the safety of the students, staff and the school community and for the protection of the Upper Grand District School Board property. Information is collected under the authority of the Education Act in compliance with the MFIPPA. For additional information please contact the Principal (519-843-2720) of the school or contact the F.O.I. Co-ordinator at the Upper Grand District School Board office at 519-822-4420.

Ticks – A Warm Weather Problem

Posted April 11, 2024

TICK INFORMATION It's barely spring! Yet here we are, talking about creepy crawly ticks. The geographic region that is now home to ticks has grown in the past few years. Sadly, that region now includes Centre Wellington.  The memo below and links from Public Health may be helpful if ...

Every Day Counts! Student Support Week 2: 

Posted April 11, 2024

We are continuing to share information to help families support their child’s attendance at school. Below are some tips you can try that involve the routines and the environment at home. Practice consistent bedtime and morning routines with your child.  ...

Every Day Counts! Student Support Week 1:

Posted April 11, 2024

Is your child struggling with attending school? We are here to help! Throughout the month of April we will be sharing tips and strategies with parents/guardians to help encourage regular school attendance - because Every Day Counts! This week, we are going to focus on strategies around attitudes and beliefs - ...

Every Day Counts! Why regular student attendance at school really matters

Posted April 5, 2024

In the UGDSB, we know how important school attendance and established routines are for students to build knowledge, skills and confidence. Regular attendance is more than just a requirement; it’s a critical building block for academic success, social development, and future opportunities. While we may face challenges that ...

No Need to Debate, Go to School. Don’t Be Late!

Posted March 20, 2024

Chronic late attendance can have severe consequences on student wellbeing and achievement. When students regularly are late coming to school, they often miss out on the same class every day. Most teachers have set weekly schedules and usually it is the core subjects that are missed - math and language. ...

UGDSB Thoughts About Student Attendance

Posted March 20, 2024

ATTENDANCE Did You Know? Every day that a student is absent from school is a lost opportunity for that child or adolescent to learn, build social skills, and receive the benefits associated with the sense of community found within our schools. Chronic or prolonged absenteeism can also result in ...

Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report

Posted March 20, 2024

GUELPH, ON – At the March 19, 2024, Finance and Facilities Committee Meeting, Upper Grand District School BoardTrustees received the “Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report.”

The report will now be taken to the Board Meeting on April 9, 2024, for approval by Trustees, ...

Professional Activity Day Description – April 8, 2024

Posted March 18, 2024

Information for Elementary Parents/Guardians

Date: April 8, 2024

Length: Full Day


Elementary Topic AM: Mathematics Elementary Topic PM: Mental Health and Well-Being Secondary Topic AM: Mathematics or Artificial Intelligence ...

New Parent Resource

Posted March 8, 2024

Ministry of Education Parent Resource:  The Ministry of Education is pleased to inform you about a new parent resource called Parent’s Guide to Ontario’s Education System. This new resource will provide parents with helpful information that supports them to have a stronger role and actively participate ...

UGDSB Monthly Communications Newsletter

Posted March 8, 2024
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