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OSSTF update: Dec. 11 strikes in some Ontario school boards (not UGDSB)

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that on Wednesday Dec. 11, OSSTF teachers and education workers in some school boards will take part in a one-day, full withdrawal of services in selected locations across Ontario:

The Upper Grand District School Board is not listed as one of the school boards that will be included in the Dec. 11 OSSTF job action. 

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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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Bullying Prevention Week

Posted November 16, 2019

This week is Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week we will continue to promote safe schools and a positive learning environment. Some school wide activities will include Splash of Pink Day, School Bingo, and classes will discuss a Give Back Campaign.   Bullying

Progress Report Cards ~Nov. 21st

Posted November 15, 2019

Progress Report Cards will be coming home on Thurs. Nov. 21st. If you would like to speak with the classroom teacher, you may book an interview at ...

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Wishing a Fond Farewell to Mr. Tiago

Posted November 8, 2019

GoodbyeWe would like to take this opportunity to wish Mr. Tiago a fond farewell as he begins his new work at Sir Isaac Brock Public School on Monday. We wish him all the best and he will be truly missed by all!  ...

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No Bus Day Notices

Posted November 8, 2019

The decision to cancel transportation is made by 6:30 A.M. School bus cancellation information is posted daily on the following web sites:  Upper Grand District School Board:  Wellington Dufferin Student Transportation: Media School bus cancellation and school closure information is also available by listening to the following radio stations and watching ...

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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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Well-being Health and Youth “WHY” Survey for Parents

Posted November 5, 2019

The purpose of the Well-being Health and Youth (WHY) Surveys is to collect information from youth, parents, and school staff about youth health and well-being. These surveys will identify issues that could be addressed by schools, school boards, and local service providers. The information can be used to inform planning ...

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Remembrance Day Ceremony

Posted November 4, 2019

Our Remembrance Day Ceremony will mark the end of hostilities during the First World War and an opportunity to recall all those who have served in our nation’s defense. It will be taking place on Monday, November 11th at 11:15 in our gym.  Parents are invite to join us and ...

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Posted November 2, 2019

Our Board has a wonderful resource for staff and students that can be accessed 24/7 from school or from home. It is called UG2GO and includes Learn360 (educational video streaming), Student Link (a site children use at school that gives them access to web sites that are kid friendly and ...

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Picture Retake Day

Posted November 2, 2019

November 12th is our Picture Retake Day! Remember to where your smile! Picture Day
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