News & Announcements

Transportation Information for the 2020-21 school year

If buses are cancelled in Divisions 1, 2, 3, or 4: Division 1 – elementary schools are open to students, secondary schools are closed. Division 2 – elementary schools are open to students, secondary schools are closed. Division 3 – elementary schools and secondary schools are closed to students. Division 4 – elementary schools and secondary schools (*including EDHS) are closed to students. Please visit www.stwdsts.ca for bus cancellations. 

Information on COVID-19 and school operations:

School Council

Posted November 19, 2020

Please join us (virtually) on Wednesday, December 2nd at 7:00 p.m. for this month's School Council Meeting.  This is a great way to find out what's going on 'behind the scenes' at your child's school. Please find the agenda at the following link https://docs.google.com/document/d/18k5n8r5D-zhx90hIWkR8X223LDQ79FWcwyP77geyI6Q/edit and check out their website at: [email protected] ...

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School Council Agenda for December. 2020

Posted November 19, 2020

School Council Meeting ~Wednesday, December 2,2020 AGENDA 1) Login: 6:50-7:00 Please email [email protected] for a link to our meeting 2) Welcome and introductions: 7:00 - 7:05 3) Information items: 7:05 - 7:15 Chair: We have had great meetings to start this new academic year, with lots of amazing support for our teachers and students approved ...

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Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health letter to the community

Posted November 18, 2020

Dr. Mercer, Medical Officer of Health and CEO at Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has shared a letter with important information for the community regarding COVID-19. 

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Letter from the Director: Elementary school staffing and organization

Posted November 11, 2020

This letter is to provide all parents/guardians in the Upper Grand District School Board with information on changes required in our elementary schools following the survey that allowed students to switch between in-person and remote learning. 

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Thank You, School Council!

Posted November 10, 2020

The teachers have received their voice amplification systems and microphones today that School Council has so generously purchased for our students.  These will help our students to hear us through our masks and shields and also help to save our voices.  We are so appreciative of your thoughtfulness and kindness! ...

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Virtual Parent -Teacher Interviews -to be held on Friday, November 27th

Posted November 9, 2020

Our virtual parent-teacher interviews will be held on Friday, November 27th during the day.  Bookings for times open on Friday, November 20th at 4:00 pm and close on Wednesday, November 25th at 6:00 pm.  Bookings can be made at the following website: https://webapp.ugdsb.on.ca/pti/.  Instructions for booking the interview can ...

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UGUmbrella: The quality of being thankful – this November we celebrate Gratitude

Posted November 2, 2020

The theme for November is Gratitude. Gratitude is the quality of being thankful. It is an essential skill that helps us keep our focus on what we have, instead of what we do not have. This skill is especially important at a time when there are so many restrictions in ...

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PA Day ~Friday, October 30th

Posted October 29, 2020

Tomorrow is a PA Day. There is no school for students. Teachers will be in training sessions and working on Progress Reports. We look forward to having students back on Monday! ...

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School Council

Posted October 26, 2020

AGENDA 1) Login: 6:50-7:00 Please email [email protected] for a link to our meeting   2) Welcome and introductions: 7:00 - 7:05   3) Information items: 7:05 - 7:15   Chair:  We have had great meetings to start this new academic year, with lots of amazing support for our teachers and students approved by our Council. We held elections last ...

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Special Class Placements in the UGDSB

Posted October 26, 2020

Students who require special education programs and services receive support through the classroom teacher and the special education resource teacher at their home schools. However, in some circumstances, students can be referred to a special education class placement where focused instruction in the area of need is provided. These classes ...

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Daylight Savings Time

Posted October 26, 2020

On Sunday, November 1 at 2:00 a.m., we return to Eastern Standard Time.  Remember to turn your clocks back one hour and enjoy that extra sleep! Daylight Savings

Arrival Time and Dismissal Time

Posted October 26, 2020

There is supervision on the playground beginning each day at 8:35 a.m. and again at the end of the day until 3:25 p.m..  Students should not be dropped off before 8:35 a.m. as they will not be supervised and should be picked up by 3:25 pm or on their way ...

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Dogs on the Playground

Posted October 26, 2020

Thank you to all dog owners for not bringing your dog onto school property during school hours.  We have students who are uncomfortable around dogs and we want them to feel comfortable at school. No Dogs Allowed

Allergies

Posted October 26, 2020

Thank-you for carefully monitoring what your child brings to school for nutrition breaks. Many of our students have nut and other food allergies, and we want to keep all our Victory students safe. Thank you for being diligent when packing lunches! Allergies

Learning Foundation

Posted October 26, 2020

Sometimes parents inquire about how they can make financial donations to our school. If you are interested in this and would like a tax receipt in return for this gesture, consider making a contribution to The Wellington-Dufferin Learning Foundation.  100% of your contribution will go towards the school of your ...

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Remembrance Day Virtual Assembly

Posted October 26, 2020

We are having our Virtual Remembrance Day assembly on November 11th at 11:10 a.m. Each student will receive a poppy to wear during the assembly.  Donations for poppies will be made outside of school this year. Remembrance Day

First Nation, Metis, Inuit Self-Identification

Posted October 26, 2020

First Nation, Métis, Inuit Self-identification If your child is a member of a First Nation, the Métis or the Inuit, then please consider having him or her self-identify. Self-identification helps in several ways: Students will have access to more culturally relevant programming and opportunities for unique cultural and academic experiences. The school ...

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Bully Prevention

Posted October 26, 2020

Did you know that in the majority of cases, bullying stops within 10 seconds when peers intervene or don’t support the bullying behavior? The Upper Grand District School Board takes all incidents of bullying seriously.  That’s why we developed an online bullying reporting tool.  Report Bullying gives students and parents 24/7 ...

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Parent-Teacher Interviews

Posted October 26, 2020

Parent-teacher interviews will take place on November 27, 2020.  Please remember that the purpose of this interview is to discuss the Progress Report.

Dress for the Weather

Posted October 26, 2020

We like to go outdoors for both recesses everyday whether the sun is shining or not.  Please dress for the weather and send in extra socks and mittens to ensure our fingers and toes stay dry and warm.  Just a reminder that if a child is well enough to be ...

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