The Upper Grand District School Board is asking all parents/guardians (K-12) and students in grades 7-12 to complete a survey regarding the fall restart of school.
A letter to UGDSB parents/guardians and students as the 2019-2020 school year comes to a close.
While this isn’t the way we had anticipated our year ending, we have made the best of a very challenging situation – thank you!
We hope you all enjoy your summer – be safe, have fun and make positive choices! Looking forward to catching up in September! …
The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public input on draft Policy 303 – Naming of Schools and Board Facilities.
Please note that CCAT screening for grade 3 students in the fall of 2020 will be postponed until 2021.
While our students are schooling from home and are not able to access the student nutrition program at our school, the Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington has created an emergency food response program, ‘Fresh Food for Kids’ to …
In the June 2020 edition of Talking About Mental Health, we discuss tolerating uncertainty, supporting anxious kids, self care and compassion, and community connections.
The UGDSB is providing a number of supports for students and families throughout the summer of 2020, including mental health supports, supports for students with Autism and transition supports for students with complex special education needs or mental health needs.
Dear Parents, Guardians and Caregivers,
The Upper Grand District School Board is committed to disrupting and addressing systemic racism and oppression in all of its forms. We are committed to making sure the work we do is fully transparent and accountable to all …
On Tuesday, June 23rd at 6:30 p.m. grade 8 graduates and their families are invited to join a Google Meet Viewing Party to watch the Graduation videos that have been created by staff. A link to this Google Meet will be posted to Google Classrooms …
Parents/guardians are invited to come to the school on Thursday, June 25th to pick up students’ report cards and any belongings that still remain in the building. We would ask that children do NOT come into the school, unless they are graduating Waverley students who are currently in grade 8.
In recognition of student achievement, the UGDSB holds an annual celebratory event to recognize the recipients of the Student Success: Achieving by Believing Awards. The 2020 award recipients have been announced.
As we move into the summer months we want to encourage students to consider safe options to obtain your community hours.
As an educational community we have a responsibility to identify and describe racism and oppression and then work to dismantle it.
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.
Information from the province regarding expanded testing for COVID-19 in Ontario.
The Upper Grand District School Board has announced a range of Summer School programs and opportunities available to students in grades 6-12 this summer.
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 in grade 7 the …
Parents/guardians are invited to read a letter from the Minister of Education, following the announcement from the province that schools will not reopen this school year.
The province has announced that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ontario schools will not reopen this school year. Distance learning will continue for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year.
Upper Grand District School Board Director of Education, Martha Rogers, has written a letter to parents/guardians providing updated information on synchronous learning in the UGDSB.
To celebrate this year’s Education Week theme “Together We Can”, our Lions created encouraging messages for each other during this challenging time of being apart. Thank you to all of the students who created these beautiful messages.
To celebrate Education Week 2020, our Waverley Drive Staff are sending out a new video, “Together We Can” Check it out here: youtu.be/mlnfuX_y3YI
Parents and guardians are invited to read a letter from the Minister of Education, sent April 28, 2020.
Parents/guardians are asked to please read a letter from the Director of Education regarding the extension of the school closures and information from the Ministry regarding final grades.
This video is a greeting from our Waverley staff, showing what they’ve been doing when they aren’t planning lessons or assignments for their Google Classrooms. We encourage all our students to complete their schoolwork, ask teachers questions and accept the feedback being offered. It’s also important to take moments for yourself and spend time …