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Information about remote learning, COVID-19 updates

The province has directed all schools to participate in remote learning following the April Break. For more information, please click here. 

All UGDSB schools to remain in remote learning following Spring Break

Posted April 12, 2021

On Monday April 12, 2021, the provincial government announced that all Ontario schools would participate in remote learning following the April Break.

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Information Regarding a Positive Covid-19 Case

Posted April 6, 2021

April 6, 2021 Dear parents/guardians and staff,  Public Health has notified us that an individual in our school has tested positive for COVID-19. As a result, Public Health has directed one class to self-isolate, as part of its established infection prevention ...

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Technology Requests to Support At-Home Learning

Posted April 5, 2021

Hello Everyone! On Monday April 5, the Medical Officer of Health issued an order to close schools in the UGDSB, as of April 7th. Therefore, all schools will move temporarily to remote learning between Wednesday April 7-Friday April 9, with the potential for extension after the April ...

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All UGDSB schools directed to shift to remote learning effective Wed. April 7

Posted April 5, 2021

The UGDSB has been notified by Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health that Public Health’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Nicola Mercer, will issue an Order, directing all schools within the WDG region to shift to remote learning effective Wednesday April 7, 2021.

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#UGUmbrella – This April we are looking at Intrinsic Motivation

Posted March 30, 2021

April’s Umbrella Project theme is “Intrinsic Motivation.” For those who are unsure exactly what that means, intrinsic motivation is the act of doing something without an external reward.  

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Update: Information Regarding a Second Positive COVID-19 Case

Posted March 27, 2021

Public Health has notified us that another individual in our school has tested positive for COVID-19.  At this time, Public Health has determined that this second case was not transmitted within the school, and that it originated outside of the school. A letter from Public Health, that explains what the health unit and school ...

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Information Regarding a Positive COVID-19 Case

Posted March 27, 2021

March, 27th, 2021 Dear parents/guardians and staff,  Public Health has notified us that an individual in our school has tested positive for COVID-19. As a result, Public Health has directed one class to self-isolate, as part of its established infection prevention ...

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Information about elementary graduation celebrations

Posted March 26, 2021

Due to on-going COVID-19 restrictions around large gatherings and physical distancing, UGDSB elementary schools will not be able to hold traditional in-person graduation ceremonies this spring. This includes both indoor and outdoor ceremonies. 

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Recommended reading in Indigenous education and knowledge

Posted March 25, 2021

This year, Upper Grand DSB board and school staff groups have continued organizing and participating in book studies, focusing on furthering learning in anti-racism and anti-oppression. Here are some ideas for recommended reading in Indigenous education and knowledge.

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Policy feedback opportunity: Indigenous Education

Posted March 24, 2021

The following new draft policy has been released for public consultation, and feedback from the public is welcome on the draft documents: Policy 519 – Indigenous Education (First Nations, Métis, Inuit).

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Grade 8 Grad Clothing Now Available

Posted March 17, 2021

Grad Wear

Grade 8 students that are interested in purchasing a Grad sweater please visit www.TeamAndSpiritWear.com/Westerminster-Grad Westminster Woods PS   Grad Wear Flyer

Final review of elementary waitlist on April 1, 2021

Posted March 12, 2021

March 12, 2021 The Upper Grand District School Board will conduct one final review of the waitlist for families wishing to switch between the Elementary Remote School and in-person learning on April 1, 2021. After April 1, students will be required to remain in their current ...

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