News & Announcements

ETFO Jan. 28 strike: All UGDSB elementary schools to close - UGDSB secondary schools will remain open

On Tuesday Jan. 28, all UGDSB ELEMENTARY schools will be closed to students due to the one-day ETFO strike, unless the strike is averted. Elementary schools will re-open to students on Jan. 29. All UGDSB SECONDARY schools will remain open to students on Jan. 28 and will operate as usual. Jan. 28 is an exam day in secondary schools; exams will continue as scheduled.

TRANSPORTATION: On Jan. 28, buses/student transportation for all UGDSB elementary students will be cancelled; transportation for UGDSB secondary students will run as normal.

COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOLS AND CHILD CARE: Community Use of Schools and third-party operated child care centres remain open during this labour action. Some Before and/or After School Programs may be operating and each operator will communicate directly with families.​

UPDATES: Please continue to check the board website for updates at

Important letter regarding Term 1 Report Cards

Posted January 22, 2020

Please read for important information about the impact current provincial job action will have on elementary Term 1 report cards.

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Important information about the Transportation website during strikes

Posted January 20, 2020

Please read for important information about student transportation (busing) communication during a strike that results in the closure of schools to students. 

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NEW DATE: JK Registration & French Immersion On-Time Application Window

Posted January 10, 2020

The French Immersion on-time application deadline has been extended to Monday January 20, 2020, at 4 p.m.

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Remember to Update Your Immunization Records

Posted January 10, 2020

This is a friendly reminder to ensure that your child's immunization records are up-to-date.

Deadline to update records is March 6 by 4pm. Suspension day is March 11, 2020.

 If you have questions call the immunization nurse line:

1-800-265-7293 ext. 4746 (Monday–Friday 8:30am-4:30pm)

Report immunizations:

Online: View, print, or ...

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Cancelled: Victory Soiree -the evening of January 28th

Posted January 10, 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Due to Provincial job action, unfortunately we have to cancel the Victory Soiree.

We apologize for any inconveniences that this may cause. Cancelled

Kindergarten Registration begins January 7th, 2020.

Posted January 6, 2020

Registration for new UGDSB JK and SK students for September 2020 will take place at your child’s home school from January 7-17, 2020.

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Happy Holidays!

Posted December 20, 2019

Wishing each of our students and families a joyous and safe holiday season!  We look forward to seeing you in 2020 and welcome students back on January 6th!  Happy Holidays! Happy Holidays

Report Immunizations to Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health

Posted December 18, 2019

This is a reminder to report immunizations to WDGPH:


Email: Send copy to

Fax: Vaccine Records 519-836-2986

Call: 1-800-265-7293 ext 4396

If you have questions about immunizations to call 1-800-265-7293 ext. 4746.


Friday is Soup Day!! Send a Resealable Container and Spoon

Posted December 11, 2019

In an effort to consider our impact on the environment and avoid soup mess (in the hallways and washrooms). We ask that you please send in a labelled and sealable empty container (thermos, mason jar, any spill proof container) and a spoon for the soup days? This way we can save the environment a ...

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Food Drive for Chalmers Church

Posted December 8, 2019

We are continuing our food drive for Chalmers and are collecting items until Dec. 13th. Donation Requests • Small and large jars natural peanut butter or soy butter • Cans of “no salt added” tomatoes • Low sodium pasta sauce • Cans of kidney beans, black beans and chickpeas • Cans of low sodium soup • Rice • ...

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Holiday Assemblies and Spirit Days!

Posted December 8, 2019

The holiday season is upon us and we would like to invite all parents to our Holiday Assemblies and Spirit Days. On Tuesday, December 17th all students are invited to wear red and green. This is also the day of our Kindergarten Holiday assembly. Our Kindergarten students will be performing in ...

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Gearing Up for Kindergarten

Posted November 27, 2019

Parents, mark your calendars... Kindergarten Registration for September 2020 is Just Around the Corner.   The UGDSB will be hosting 4 information evenings to share information about our online registration process, the Kindergarten Program, and our Before and After School Programs, for both English and French Immersion JK and as well as new ...

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Safe Arrival Program

Posted November 22, 2019

If your child is going to be absent or late, please call the school at 519 822-6931 x100 to let the school know. Our answering machine is ready to accept your call any time after 4:00 p.m. and before 8:00 a.m., if it's more convenient to leave a ...

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Late Arriving Students

Posted November 22, 2019

       If your child arrives after the bell, it is very important that they go to the office to pick up a late slip.  The reason for this is that the attendance will show this child as being absent.  By going to the office, Mrs. Hambly ...

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Visitors to our School

Posted November 22, 2019

Thank you for remembering to check in at the office when you visit our school.  Whether you are dropping off homework, lunch or other items it is important that we know who is in the building.  For the safety of our children please honour this request.

If ...

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Kindergarten Registration ~January 7-17, 2020

Posted November 21, 2019

Online pre-registration is required for all NEW JK and SK students in the Upper Grand District School Board. For more information and to pre-register online visit: Kindergarten Registration  

Do you have a child starting JK or SK in September 2020?

Posted November 19, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is hosting four Kindergarten registration INFORMATION nights in November and December 2019.

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“Splash of Pink” Day ~Wednesday, November 20th

Posted November 17, 2019

This week is Anti Bullying Week! On Wednesday, we are celebrating Diversity at Victory with a "Splash of Pink"! Students can celebrate their race, culture, religion, gender expression etc. with a splash of pink. Diversity

UGDSB Inclement Weather -Communication Channels and Reminders

Posted November 17, 2019


 The decision to cancel buses is made by the Transportation Consortium (STWDSTS) in consultation with the bus operators.

 STWDSTS posts bus cancellation info on its website by 6:30am,

 The school board does not make the decision to cancel buses. The school board ...

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Kindness Campaign

Posted November 17, 2019

Dear parents/guardians, The school board is launching a social media campaign promoting a culture of kindness and positivity online and on social media. On Wednesday Nov. 20, during Bullying Prevention and Awareness Week, the Kindness Campaign will launch on social media. You can follow along by following our school, @ugdsb and the ...

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