News & Announcements
Daily School Absence Report
The UGDSB is reporting daily on school absence rates, allowing us to monitor absenteeism rates and transparently share this information with the public. To view the dashboard, click here.
Information: Air quality due to forest fires
Environment Canada has issued a Special Air Quality Statement that covers all of Dufferin and Wellington. Smoke from local forest fires as well as forest fires in Quebec have resulted in deteriorated air quality. Poor air quality may persist throughout the week. We are monitoring the situation closely and are providing Environment Canada guidance to all schools.
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Westwood Public School is Very Happy to Celebrate the Launch of Pride Month with Our Flag Raising Ceremony!
Celebrating Pride: Message from the Chair and Director of the UGDSB
This week, the Upper Grand District School Board and our schools across the region are kicking off Pride Month. During the month of June and throughout the year, the UGDSB supports 2SLGBTQIA+ staff, students and their families by celebrating the joy of identity and centering 2SLGBTQIA+ histories, contributions and excellence. We are committed to this work and supporting the 2SLGBTQIA+ community in all of our schools, offices and school communities.
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UGDSB Long Term Accommodation PlanAt the May 9, 2023, Board meeting, Trustees received the “Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Draft Report”. The LTAP is a planning document that discusses school facilities, population projections, and enrolment projections. The LTAP is used to help guide Capital Investment, Program and Facility decisions that support the Upper Grand District ...
Junior Kindergarten Orientation Day and Welcome Package!We are excited to share that we will be hosting our new JK families for an orientation day on June 1st from 9:15 to 9:45. This day provides an opportunity for JK students who will be joining us in September, to see the school meet the kindergarten team who will ...
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UGDSB seeking public input on board policies
The Upper Grand District School Board has released the following policies for public consultation, and feedback is welcome on the draft documents until May 25, 2023. You are invited to review the policy drafts and submit online feedback at www.ugdsb.ca/board/policy. The deadline for public input is May 25, 2023 at 4 pm EST. Persons without internet access may call 519-822-4420 (or toll-free 1-800-321-4025) ext. 544 to request a printed copy of the draft documents.
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Upcoming EQAO Assessment For Grades 3 and 6Upcoming EQAO Assessment For Grades 3 and 6 Your child will be taking part in the provincial Assessment of Reading, Writing and Mathematics, Primary Division (Grades 1–3) or Junior Division (Grades 4–6). Tentative Dates Grade 3 – June 5th – June 8th Grade 6 – May 23rd – May 26th These assessments, developed by Ontario ...
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The Grove – Family WorkshopsClick here to read more: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1XXO21wmOo95DOSVYI156S2up9k2aAiNl?usp=share_link
UPDATED: Information for families regarding reported online threats to Guelph school communities
March 30, 2023
We would like to provide you with an update regarding the general online threats that were reported last night. Guelph Police began investigating this immediately.
On Thursday morning, Guelph Police reported that they believe there is no immediate ...
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