News & Announcements

LABOUR: Upcoming strike dates and school closures in the UGDSB

Due to provincial strike action, Upper Grand DSB schools will be closed to students on the following dates (unless the strikes are averted):

  • Friday February 21 (elementary and secondary schools)

UPDATES: Please continue to check the board website for updates at www.ugdsb.ca/labour.

Important information regarding WHY Survey – a joint survey between UGDSB and WDG Public Health

Posted November 8, 2019

This year Upper Grand District School Board and Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health are collecting information on student health and well-being from youth, parents and school staff. The Well-Being and Health Youth Surveys are designed to help us understand how well we are doing creating safe, welcoming, and inclusive environments in our schools. It also provides important information about the physical and mental health of youth in our area. 

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Performers Wanted for Multicultural Night

Posted November 6, 2019

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Multicultural Night: Families Wanted!

Posted October 25, 2019

Please Join Us to Celebrate Westminster Woods’ Diversity at our 3rd annual

Date: Thursday, November 21       Time: 5:30pm-7:00pm

Join us for a fun family evening of music, dance, and food.

Travel around the world with Westminster Woods!

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November Days of Significance

Posted October 25, 2019

At Westminster Woods we want to acknowledge customs, traditions and days of significance from all around the world!

There are many days of significance in November.  Please let your child’s teacher know if you have a date to share. Days of Significance November 1  All Saints ...

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Halloween Day: October 31st

Posted October 25, 2019

Below is a note regarding Halloween and costumes for next Thursday (October 31st).Image result for Happy Pumpkin clipart On Halloween, students can choose to participate using the following options: wear orange and black, wear autumn colours, dress in a costume, wear their everyday clothes. If students ...

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Monthly Environmental Activities To Help Celebrate Our Planet

Posted October 25, 2019

GlobeCelebrate Buy Nothing Day on November 29th! Buy Nothing Day is an awareness day highlighting society’s habit of buying too many things. It is a day for society to examine the issue of over-consumption and is held on ‘Black Friday’, which is one of ...

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Talking About Mental Health November 2019 – Nature and Mental Health

Posted October 25, 2019

Jenny Marino, Mental Health and Addictions Lead for the Upper Grand District School Board Follow me on Instagram #upper_grand_mental_health Fall is here and so is that pre-winter chill!  Getting outside makes such a difference to how we all are doing inside. Spending time in nature improves our mental health and well-being.  Being ...

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Walk To School Day: October 23rd!

Posted October 21, 2019

October is walk to school month!  Our Walk to School event is Wednesday, October 23rd.  Walk or ride a bike to school and help reduce pollution, while getting exercise and enjoying time outdoors! "In the ParticipACTION Active Healthy Kids Canada Report Card, the overall grade for children remains at a D- ...

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Take Me Outside Day: October 23rd

Posted October 21, 2019

October 23rd is "Take Me Outside Day".  Children should come to school dressed to spend more time extending their learning outside!  Be sure to check the weather forecast! Dressing in layers, coats, hats and mitts are encouraged.  Schools across Canada will be participating ...

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October 21- 25th is Waste Reduction Week

Posted October 21, 2019

Westminster Woods is joining the City of Guelph and other schools and communities who are participating in the Recycling Council of Ontario (RCO)’s NGlobeational Waste Reduction Week.  We will be conducting our annual school waste audit on Thursday, October 24th to find ...

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Go Green Trailblazer Fundraiser

Posted October 18, 2019

Eco Bags 2019

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Reminder: Photo Day is October 15th!

Posted October 11, 2019

Say "Cheese"...Just a reminder that school photo day is Tuesday October 15th!
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