News & Announcements

Smoke and Vape-Free Environment

Posted August 23, 2019

The Upper Grand DSB provides a smoke and vape-free environment for its students, staff and others while on Board property, in accordance with the Smoke-Free Ontario Act and Board policy 208. This policy refers to all forms of tobacco, and any processed form of tobacco that may

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Life-Threatening Allergies

Posted August 23, 2019

We have children in our school with potential life-threatening allergies (called anaphylaxis) to various foods and other materials. Anaphylaxis is a medical condition that can cause death within minutes. Some of these include: Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Milk, Eggs, Chick Peas, Soy,

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Students with Life-Threatening Medical Conditions

Posted August 23, 2019

UGDSB Policy 518: Students with Life-Threatening Medical Conditions, outlines the roles and responsibilities for all in the educational community to support students with possible life-threatening medical conditions. The prevalent medical conditions covered under this policy are Asthma, Anaphylaxis, Diabetes and Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders. If your child has one

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Information: Combined Grade Classes

Posted August 23, 2019

Combined Grade (Split Grade) Classrooms

Combined classes group children from two or more consecutive grades into one classroom. Schools combine classes for a variety of reasons to meet the learning needs of students and to balance class sizes. All classrooms are created with students who have a range of

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Lunch Supervisors-Still Needed for the Upcoming School Year!

Posted August 23, 2019

Westminster Woods is looking for additional paid Lunch Supervisors and Supply (On-Call) Lunch Supervisors

for the 2019-2020 School Year !

  Responsibilities include: Supervising students as they eat their snacks and lunches, and supervising students out on our playground during

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Nutrition Tips from Public Health

Posted August 23, 2019

LunchInformation from Public Health Children that eat well, learn well. A variety of food provides the energy and nutrients needed to pay attention, learn, grow and be active! Try to include at least one food item from each of these 4 categories in your

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School Traffic and Parking Information from the City of Guelph

Posted August 23, 2019

Pavement Message Signs No Parking 3474d Lg City of Guelph Bylaw Officers continue to see challenges around some schools. We would like to remind all new and returning parents on the rules about parking to make the back-to-school experience safe and easy for everyone. If you

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Information Regarding Student Accident Insurance

Posted August 23, 2019

Reminder for parents/guardians: Accidents happen – be prepared with Student Accident Insurance Parents/guardians are responsible for expenses related to student injuries on and off school premises during school activities.  Accidents can and do happen and the costs involved might not be fully covered by Provincial Health Care or employer group insurance

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What you need to know to register your child for school

Posted August 12, 2019

The 2019-2020 school year begins on September 3, which means it is almost time to register your child if you are new to the Upper Grand District School Board.

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Bell and Supervision Times 2019-2020

Posted August 8, 2019

ClockBell Times: Our bell times will remain the same for the 2019-2020 school year.  These time changes will reflect a true balanced day to optimize our students' learning time. 8:30 Entry bell 8:30-9:20 period 1 9:20-10:10 period 2 10:10-10:30 primary inside/junior and intermediate outside 10:30-10:50 junior and intermediate

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2019-2020 Safety Drills

Posted August 8, 2019

The safety and well-being of our students is our highest priority. Although we hope that an incident that requires response from emergency personnel will never occur in our school, we must be prepared to respond quickly and effectively in case it does.

Each year our school must

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STWDSTS Information: September 2019

Posted July 3, 2019

School BusFIRST-TIME RIDER DAY! Saturday, August 27, 2019 is our First Rider Day with wheelchair accessible sites! Registration opens June 1 where you can register your child online. For more information https://stwdsts.ca/home/firstrider/ SUBSCRIBE TO DELAYS AND CANCELLATIONS! Each year in August, we are asking parents to subscribe so

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