News & Announcements

ETFO Jan. 28 strike: All UGDSB elementary schools closed - UGDSB secondary schools remain open

On Tuesday Jan. 28, all UGDSB ELEMENTARY schools are closed to students due to the one-day ETFO strike. Elementary schools will re-open to students on Jan. 29. All UGDSB SECONDARY schools remain open to students on Jan. 28 and will operate as usual. Exams will continue as scheduled.

ELEMENTARY TRANSPORTATION: On Jan. 28, buses/student transportation for all UGDSB elementary students is cancelled.

SECONDARY TRANSPORTATION: Divisions 1-4 = ALL OK

COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOLS AND CHILD CARE: Community Use of Schools and third-party operated child care centres remain open during this labour action. Some Before and/or After School Programs may be operating and each operator will communicate directly with families.​

FEB 3-7 STRIKES: UGDSB elementary schools will be closed to students on Feb. 4 and Feb. 6, unless the ETFO strikes are averted. For additional details visit: http://ow.ly/iXz450y69uN

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

Information for parents/guardians about coronavirus

Posted January 27, 2020

Information for UGDSB parents and guardians regarding coronavirus.

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Important letter regarding Term 1 Report Cards

Posted January 22, 2020

Please read for important information about the impact current provincial job action will have on elementary Term 1 report cards.

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A Huge THANK YOU to Zehrs at Paisley Road!

Posted January 21, 2020

Zehrs at Paisley Road hosted a wonderful breakfast for all the students at Westwood Public School on January 21. The whole school gathered in our school gym for some nutritious snacks/treats. We would like to say THANK YOU to Zehrs for their time and generosity. ...

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Important information about the Transportation website during strikes

Posted January 20, 2020

Please read for important information about student transportation (busing) communication during a strike that results in the closure of schools to students. 

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Principal’s Monthly Message

Posted January 12, 2020

An automated phone call went out on Friday to all UGDSB families about upcoming job action occurring this Wednesday, January 15.  All Elementary and Secondary Schools will be closed to students.  The labour unrest will also impact upcoming field trips and parent information nights.  Updates and information will be sent ...

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NEW DATE: JK Registration & French Immersion On-Time Application Window

Posted January 10, 2020

The French Immersion on-time application deadline has been extended to Monday January 20, 2020, at 4 p.m.

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Kindergarten Registration begins January 7th, 2020.

Posted January 6, 2020

Registration for new UGDSB JK and SK students for September 2020 will take place at your child’s home school from January 7-17, 2020.

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Principal’s Message for December

Posted December 3, 2019

Happy December families!  We have a busy month ahead for our students.  Mrs. Warnholtz has been preparing her classes for Thursday's Holiday Performance.  It is sure to be an excellent show full of song and dance to showcase all of the Holiday Celebrations around the world.  This Thursday, December 5th ...

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Parent-Teacher Interview Link!

Posted November 20, 2019

Image result for parent-teacher interview"Dear Parents/Guardians: Please see the link below to sign up for a time that works for you to meet your child's teacher. We have interviews taking place Thursday, November 28th from 4:00 pm- 8:00 pm and Friday, November 29, 9:00 am-3:00 pm You ...

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Do you have a child starting JK or SK in September 2020?

Posted November 19, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is hosting four Kindergarten registration INFORMATION nights in November and December 2019.

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Westwood School Council Presents Westwood Family Movie Night- Nov. 22, 2019

Posted November 12, 2019

We would like to Welcome our Westwood families to a Family Movie Night on Friday, November 22, 2019. Doors open at 6:15 and Movie Starts at 6:30 in our school gym. We ask that all children MUST be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Snacks and beverages will be available for sale and ...

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Well-being and Health Youth Survey for Parents

Posted November 11, 2019

Hello Parents & Guardians, The WHY survey for parents/guardians asks about your family’s well-being and experiences with your child’s school. Your answers to this survey will help us plan programs to make your child’s school and our community a better place. We would appreciate your taking the time to complete the survey. ...

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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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