News & Announcements
Important information on Reopening Schools & COVID-19
FREE Parenting Workshops and Programs in Dufferin County Please click on the link below to see what is being offered Fall 2020 Parenting Workshops Poster
Please read the following for information on the UGDSB’s Police Presence in Schools virtual town hall and survey.
We would like to provide our 2019-20 graduating students with an update on Commencement.
As previously announced, it is not possible for us to hold a full Commencement ceremony this fall.
Instead, we will hold a Commencement Package Pickup on October 23, 2020 between 5pm and 8pm. Graduates will be able to come to the school and pick up their diploma along with any awards, their yearbook, and a commemorative graduation …
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We would like to take this opportunity to provide you with information regarding quadmester 2, the board’s Intent to Change Survey, assessment, community hours and more.
To request a change between in-person and remote learning, secondary parents/students must complete a survey between October 14-21. The deadline to complete the survey is Oct. 21 at 4pm.
This October, the Upper Grand District School Board is holding a town hall and survey, asking participants for their input regarding the presence of police in UGDSB schools.
At the Upper Grand District School Board, we value mentally healthy schools, classrooms and work sites. This year, in order to further help support the mental health and well-being of UGDSB students and staff, we are introducing The Umbrella Project to schools and offices.
Due to ongoing restrictions with respect to large gatherings, it will not be possible for schools to hold commencement ceremonies this fall.
The UGDSB would like to remind all parents that they have an important role to play in preventing COVID-19 in our schools.
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health and the school board would like to remind all parents/guardians that they are to screen their children every day for COVID-19 symptoms, prior to coming to school.
A letter to parents/guardians from Dr. Nicola Mercer, Medical Officer of Health and CEO of Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health.
In order to ensure the safety of students and to provide additional time for staffing schools, the Upper Grand District School Board’s schedule for staggered entry has changed.
In light of recent updates with respect to reopening models and masks, parents/students in both elementary and secondary schools are being given the opportunity to change their original pre-registration decision regarding in-person or remote learning.
The school board has posted information about the reopening models for UGDSB elementary and secondary schools. The overviews contain important information including model structure for conventional and remote learning, sample schedules, remote learning expectations and more.