News & Announcements

Police Presence in Schools town hall and survey info

Posted October 19, 2020

Please read the following for information on the UGDSB’s Police Presence in Schools virtual town hall and survey.

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Public Health Declares Outbreak Over at Waverley Drive

Posted October 16, 2020

We are happy to report that Public Health has declared the COVID-19 outbreak at Waverley Drive Public School over as of today.  Please see the letter below for further details. Public Health Outbreak Over

Survey to request change between in-person and remote learning (Oct. 14-21)

Posted October 13, 2020

To request a change between in-person and remote learning, elementary parents/guardians must complete the Intent to Change Survey between October 14-21. The deadline to complete the survey is Oct. 21 at 4pm.

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Provide your input: Police presence in UGDSB schools

Posted October 9, 2020

This October, the Upper Grand District School Board is holding a town hall and survey, asking participants for their input regarding the presence of police in UGDSB schools.

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COVID-19 case update – October 8, 2020

Posted October 8, 2020

Please read the following letter for information regarding positive cases of COVID-19.

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Update regarding positive COVID-19 case

Posted October 6, 2020

Please read the following letter for an update regarding the positive COVID-19 case in our school.

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Positive COVID-19 case reported

Posted October 4, 2020

If you have any questions, please contact Public Health at 519-822-2715, ext. 7006

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2020 Waverley Drive PS Bullying Prevention Plan

Posted September 30, 2020

Please click on this link for Waverley Drive Public School's Bullying Prevention for 2020.

Fundraising Letter

Posted September 29, 2020

September 2020 Dear parents/guardians, As we continue to welcome students back into our schools and focus on new protocols to help keep students and staff safe, the Upper Grand District School Board has notified schools that school-organized fundraising will be paused at this time. The ...

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UGDSB launches The Umbrella Project to support mental health and well-being

Posted September 29, 2020

At the Upper Grand District School Board, we value mentally healthy schools, classrooms and work sites. This year, in order to further help support the mental health and well-being of UGDSB students and staff, we are introducing The Umbrella Project to schools and offices.

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Congratulations to our 2019-2020 Everyday Heroes

Posted September 28, 2020

The Everyday Hero Awards Selection Committee chose nine finalists from a group of deserving nominees. This year’s Everyday Hero Awards recipients include dedicated school and board staff, a student and volunteers.

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Parent Information: Monitoring and Managing COVID-19

Posted September 18, 2020

The UGDSB would like to remind all parents that they have an important role to play in preventing COVID-19 in our schools.

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Parents/Guardians: Are you looking for Tech Help?

Posted September 15, 2020

If you have tech support questions, please visit Upper Grand District School Board's Parent Tech Help page:  https://sites.google.com/ugcloud.ca/parenthelp/

Topic include:
  • Logging into Chrome & UGCloud
  • Google Meet
  • Google Classroom
  • Frequently Asked Questions

Reminder for parents/guardians: Student Accident Insurance

Posted September 15, 2020

Student Accident Insurance ImageParents/guardians are responsible for expenses related to student injuries on school premises during school activities. Accidents can happen and the costs involved might not be fully covered by Provincial Health Care or employer group insurance plans. The Upper ...

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Reminder to parents: Please screen children every day before coming to school

Posted September 11, 2020

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health and the school board would like to remind all parents/guardians that they are to screen their children every day for COVID-19 symptoms, prior to coming to school.

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Preparing for Lunch at School!

Posted September 8, 2020

Here are some ideas to consider when packing your child's lunch. School Lunch Ideas!

First Day of School Procedures & Class Lines Map

Posted September 8, 2020

Hello Waverley Parents and Guardians, Please click on this link to learn more about our First Day of School Procedures and to view our Class Lines Map. Waverley Drive PS First Day Procedures  

Letter to parents from Public Health – back to school

Posted September 3, 2020

A letter to parents/guardians from Dr. Nicola Mercer, Medical Officer of Health and CEO of Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health.

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Waverley Drive PS Parent Communication: September 2020

Posted August 29, 2020

Welcome to the 2020-2021 school year! We are looking forward to welcoming all of our new and returning students back to Waverley Drive Public School this September! Please click on this link for important information about our school's start up, including new routines and procedures to help keep our school community healthy ...

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IMPORTANT: Reopening models for UGDSB schools posted online

Posted August 18, 2020

The school board has posted information about the reopening models for UGDSB elementary and secondary schools. The overviews contain important information including model structure for conventional and remote learning, sample schedules, remote learning expectations and more.

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Feedback welcome on draft board Policy 303 – Naming of Schools and Board Facilities

Posted June 24, 2020

The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public input on draft Policy 303 – Naming of Schools and Board Facilities.

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UGDSB Gifted screening in fall 2020 postponed

Posted June 23, 2020

Please note that CCAT screening for grade 3 students in the fall of 2020 will be postponed until 2021.

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Taking action in anti-racism and anti-oppression work

Posted June 9, 2020

As an educational community we have a responsibility to identify and describe racism and oppression and then work to dismantle it. 

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Updating parent/guardian contact information

Posted June 8, 2020

The school board is in the process of ensuring we have the most up-to-date contact information for parents and families. Please check your child’s UGCloud email account this week.

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Update to families regarding expanded provincial COVID-19 testing

Posted June 3, 2020

Information from the province regarding expanded testing for COVID-19 in Ontario.

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School-Based Vaccinations for Grade 7 Students

Posted May 28, 2020

Update on school-based immunization programs: As the province of Ontario has announced extended school closures in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, school-based vaccine programs were also suspended. The health of your children is very important. At this time, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is developing a plan for how to get children ...

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Learning at Home: Setting students up for success

Posted April 24, 2020

To support families, the Upper Grand District School Board has put together some helpful tips for parents/guardians to set their child up for success.

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