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Elementary Cycle Day Calendar Revisions

Posted February 22, 2024

Please see the link here for the revised Elementary Cycle Day calendar to reflect the  PA day move to Monday, April 8th.   The changes impact days from April 9th to April 19th only.

Provide your input on the 2024-25 School Year Calendars

Posted February 15, 2024

Planning for the next school year has begun and the Upper Grand District School Board is seeking feedback on the proposed 2024-2025 school year calendars.

Each year, the UGDSB’s School Year Calendar Committee submits draft calendars for the upcoming school year to the Ministry. Once approved, these calendars are …

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Remote Learning Pre-Registration for the 2024-2025 school year

Posted February 1, 2024

During the 2023-2024 school year, the Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB), in partnership with Avon Maitland District School Board (AMDSB) and Grand Erie District School Board (GEDSB) worked together to provide remote learning for elementary students. While we believe that in-person learning best supports students, we recognize that some families may want their child to learn remotely, due to their unique circumstances.

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Professional Activity Day Description – Jan. 26, 2024

Posted January 22, 2024

Elementary Staff will spend the full day on Assessment and Evaluation that includes report card preparation/reporting of student achievement and learning skills, to be communicated with parents/guardians.  

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Winter Walk to School Day is Wednesday, Feb 7, 2024

Posted January 22, 2024

Walking and riding to school are great ways to include physical activity into the day, and it is well known that students who use active travel to get to school arrive alert and ready to learn.

As a parent you can help your child learn about walking or riding to school safely:

• Be a good …

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January 26, 2024 PA Day Outline

Posted January 22, 2024

This Friday, January 26th is a PA Day for all UGDSB elementary schools. Information on the professional activities educators will be participating in on this day, please see the outline linked below:

January PA Day Description Poster For Elementary Schools

CMHAWW offering 2nd part to Understanding Human Trafficking webinar

Posted January 19, 2024

The Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington, in partnership with the Upper Grand District School Board and several other community partners, is pleased to announce part two of the Understanding Human Trafficking series.

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Kindergarten Registration is fast approaching – Here’s what you need to know

Posted December 4, 2023

Kindergarten Registration for the 2024-2025 school year opens January 9, 2024. The French Immersion on-time application window for registration for the 2024-2025 school year is open from January 9 to January 26 at 4:00 pm.

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Parents/guardians invited to complete WHY Survey to help improve well-being of youth

Posted November 13, 2023

All parents/guardians in the Upper Grand District School Board are invited to complete the 2023 WHY Survey, in partnership with Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health.

The purpose of the Well-being Health and Youth (WHY) Surveys is to collect information from youth, parents, and school staff about youth health and well-being. These surveys will identify issues that could …

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It’s that time of year again – everything you need to know about UG Inclement Weather Procedures

Posted November 8, 2023

GUELPH, ON – It’s that time of year again and we wanted to share a refresh with our school community about Inclement Weather Procedures.

BUS DELAYS/CANCELLATIONS:

In the event of bus cancellations, all schools will remain open for students and staff who can get there safely.

If parents/guardians do not feel it is safe to bring their …

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Professional Activity Day Description – Nov. 24, 2023

Posted November 7, 2023

Date: November 24, 2023

Length: Full Day

Topics:

Elementary Topic: Parent-Guardian / Teacher Interviews
Secondary Topic 1:  AM – Curriculum PD and Workshops
Secondary Topic 2:  PM – Workplace Violence Prevention Training as per the Collective Agreement

Entity Hosting: Upper Grand DSB

Presenter(s)/Facilitator(s): School Administrators and Online Modules

Description: 

Elementary Staff will spend the full day communicating with parents/guardians about student progress after the Progress Reports go …

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Strengths to Grow Research Study

Posted November 1, 2023

Parents and guardians of elementary school children are invited to participate in the Strengths to Grow research study. This brief study is entirely online and can be completed at any time. Participants will complete two 10-minute surveys and the 30-minute Strengths to Grow program which helps parents identify and develop their child’s unique strengths. Every participant receives …

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