News & Announcements
Daily School Absence Report
The UGDSB is reporting daily on school absence rates, allowing us to monitor absenteeism rates and transparently share this information with the public. To view the dashboard, click here.
Information: Air quality due to forest fires
Environment Canada has issued a Special Air Quality Statement that covers all of Dufferin and Wellington. Smoke from local forest fires as well as forest fires in Quebec have resulted in deteriorated air quality. Poor air quality may persist throughout the week. We are monitoring the situation closely and are providing Environment Canada guidance to all schools.
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Celebrating Pride: Message from the Chair and Director of the UGDSB
This week, the Upper Grand District School Board and our schools across the region are kicking off Pride Month. During the month of June and throughout the year, the UGDSB supports 2SLGBTQIA+ staff, students and their families by celebrating the joy of identity and centering 2SLGBTQIA+ histories, contributions and excellence. We are committed to this work and supporting the 2SLGBTQIA+ community in all of our schools, offices and school communities.
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Family Fun Night – June 1stWe hope to see you out at our Family Fun Night on Thursday, from 5-7pm!
Flying the Pride Flag at WestminsterThe month of June is Pride month. At Westminster Woods, some of our students, staff, parents/guardians and community members identify as members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. Flying the Pride flag not only signals that UGDSB schools are safe spaces for everyone, it also aligns with our Vision Statement and Guiding ...
Have you moved recently or are you planning to move over the Summer?In order to keep our records accurate, it is important to let us know if you have moved. If you will be moving out of our school area in the next few months or over the summer, please let us know as soon as possible. This will help facilitate ...
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Medication at SchoolDoes your child require medication at school? Please ensure you have connected with us if your child has a new medical condition!
UGDSB Long Term Accommodation PlanAt the May 9, 2023, Board meeting, Trustees received the “Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Draft Report”. The LTAP is a planning document that discusses school facilities, population projections, and enrolment projections. The LTAP is used to help guide Capital Investment, Program and Facility decisions that support the Upper Grand District ...
FREE WEBINARS FOR PARENTS / GUARDIANS / CAREGIVERSFREE WEBINARS FOR PARENTS / GUARDIANS / CAREGIVERS These are open to any parents/guardians/caregivers and there is no cost associated. Trauma-Informed Practices - FREE Webinar.pdf AFFIRMING ADULTS WEBINAR.pdf
UGDSB seeking public input on board policies
The Upper Grand District School Board has released the following policies for public consultation, and feedback is welcome on the draft documents until May 25, 2023. You are invited to review the policy drafts and submit online feedback at www.ugdsb.ca/board/policy. The deadline for public input is May 25, 2023 at 4 pm EST. Persons without internet access may call 519-822-4420 (or toll-free 1-800-321-4025) ext. 544 to request a printed copy of the draft documents.
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