News & Announcements
Commencement is Thursday June 27th!
Students should arrive at 6pm.
Doors will open to the gym at 6:30pm to guests.
Ceremony begins at 7pm
Report Cards can be picked up in the front office July 8th-11th
Time tables can be picked up Mon-Thurs, 8am-4pm throughout the summer
Students can bring their signed verification forms and their $50 activity fee to the office and pick up next years time table
Activity fees can be paid online, by cash or cheque
Due to rain in the forecast, the Special Olympics Track & Field Meet has been postponed to Wednesday May 15, 2019.
The 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on March 19, 2019.
This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. It is necessary for staff to monitor the relevance of the Board’s work plan priorities. The LTAP review report also provides the status of the 5-year work plan priorities identified for 2018-2022.
From March 22 to April 18, 2019, the Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a system-wide survey, to help the board understand the demographic makeup, diversity and ongoing needs of our student population.
Dress for the Cause Top Fundraiser
Westside Secondary School is the top fundraiser for four consecutive years!
SARNIA, Ont., December 11, 2018 – The Breast Cancer Society of Canada (BCSC) is delighted to
announce Westside Secondary School, in Orangeville, Ontario is the top fundraiser for the 2018
Dress for the Cause.
Dress for the Cause, supporting Breast Cancer Awareness month, has raised more than $10 Million for
Canadian breast cancer research. From across Canada, …
The Upper Grand District School Board is seeking secondary student, parent and staff input as part of the board’s strategic review of secondary school education across the district.
The following message was sent to all parents/guardians via our school’s phone call-out system on Wednesday Sept. 19.
As a reminder, each year our school must conduct drills to ensure staff and students are prepared in the event of a real emergency. While our school has been conducting fire drills, lockdown drills and tornado drills for the last several years, beginning this school year, we are also required to conduct a bomb threat drill.
The following number of drills are required each school year:
Three (3) fire drills …
The Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a strategic review of secondary school education across the district. The purpose of the review is to create a guiding vision for secondary education in the UGDSB to meet the learning needs of all students. We are gathering feedback and information on existing programs to create a current snapshot of secondary education in the UGDSB.
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 and Physical Education Curriculum (Grades 1-8). Since all school boards are required to teach the curriculum that is approved …
We have students in our school with potential life-threatening allergies (called anaphylaxis) to various foods and other materials. Anaphylaxis is a medical condition that can cause death within minutes. In recent years, anaphylaxis has increased dramatically among students. Although this may not affect your child’s class(es) directly, we are letting you know so that you are aware that we aim to create an allergy safe environment at our school. …
UGDSB Policy 518: Students with Life-Threatening Medical Conditions, outlines the roles and responsibilities for all in the educational community to support students with possible life-threatening medical conditions. The prevalent medical conditions covered under this policy are Asthma, Anaphylaxis, Diabetes and Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders. If your child has one of these, or any other life-threatening medical condition, please visit: www.ugdsb.ca/board/policy (and look for Policy 518) or contact the school as …
The Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) will be presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on June 12, 2018. The meeting starts at 7 pm in the boardroom at the Guelph Board Office, 500 Victoria Road N, Guelph.
The final report has considered the feedback received during the second phase of public engagement conducted throughout May. The LTAP Final …