News & Announcements

Grade 8 High School Information

Posted December 20, 2018

GRADE 8 INFORMATION 2018 - 2019

Dear Parents/Guardians: My name is Catherine Andrews. I am a grade 7 and 8 Guidance Counselor, which is a new role this year for Upper Grand District School Board. I work with students and teachers in the classroom

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Environmental News (January 2019)

Posted December 20, 2018

January is the time to carry out your Eco-Resolutions!

“There will be more waste plastic in the sea than fish by 2050.” Dame Ellen MacArthur

It's a brand new year and the perfect time for positive change! For example, let's end plastic pollution. Based on the daily news, it’s never

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Days of Significance (January 2019)

Posted December 20, 2018

Celebrating customs and traditions from all around the world is what we love to do! If you would like to help us celebrate these events or have a day of significance to add, please contact your child’s teacher, Mrs. Stoffman or Mr. Dickieson.  We welcome any suggestions! It would be great

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Additional Lunch Supervisors Required at WMWPS

Posted November 5, 2018

Westminster Woods is looking for additional paid 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 recess. Time Commitment: 1.5 hours per day (10:10 to 10:55 am

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Information from Public Health (November 2018)

Posted November 1, 2018

Information from Public Health (November 2018)

We’re talking about weed – new cannabis information campaign launched!

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has launched a cannabis information campaign to provide youth and adults with information about the health effects of cannabis use, ways to reduce health risks, and links

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WMWPS Grade 3 & 6 EQAO Results (from Spring 2018)

Posted October 8, 2018

Below is a chart outlining our Grade 3 and 6 results on the EQAO assessment which took place in the Spring of 2018. EQAO

Number Talks (October 2018)

Posted September 30, 2018

Upper Grand students are doing well with basic math knowledge and skills. We see this from EQAO data, from PRIME diagnostic assessments, and from observations and conversations with students. However, our students are struggling with number fluency and flexibility. They often have a single strategy or procedure to solve a

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Adult Crossing Guard Shift Change

Posted September 17, 2018

The afternoon shift for the adult crossing guard at Hall Avenue at Goodwin Drive has been changed from 2:45-3:15 to 2:45-3:05. The new shift will start on Monday, September 17th.

Information from Public Health – Lunchbox Essentials!

Posted September 15, 2018

Are you getting back into the habit of packing school lunches? A balanced lunch includes a variety of foods to keep your child full and able to learn best. Try to include at least one food item from each of these 4 categories in your child’s lunch every

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Health and Physical Education Letter for Parents

Posted September 4, 2018

Dear parents and guardians, We are writing to you to address some of the questions and concerns we have received regarding changes to the Health and Physical Education Curriculum. As you may know, the Government of Ontario has directed all school boards across the province to use the re-issued 2010 Health

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Combined Grade Classrooms (Information)

Posted September 3, 2018

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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Routes to School Planner

Posted August 31, 2018

Use this map to plan a walking or wheeling route to school! The map shows safety features such as traffic lights and crosswalks. The map also shows suggested “walk a block” locations. These locations are areas where on street parking is allowed. If you need to drive to the

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