News & Announcements

Pizza Orders

Posted October 4, 2018

Thursdays are pizza days.  Orders can be made online for November and December pizza until October 26th. If you have questions, please call Ms. Bulmer at the school office.

Chocolate Bar Fundraiser

Posted October 4, 2018

Continue to support our chocolate bar sales!  Our first round of prizes will go out Friday,October 5 for those students who have already returned money to the school or paid online.  Our Early Bird draw will happen on Tuesday!

Orange Shirt Day

Posted October 1, 2018

Westwood is acknowledging Orange Shirt Day today in recognition of the residential school program and in the spirit of truth and reconciliation.

If your child is a member of a First Nation, the Métis or the Inuit, then please consider having   him or her self-identify. Self-identification helps in several ways:

Students will have access to more culturally relevant programming and

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Terry Fox-Thank You!

Posted October 1, 2018

A huge thank you to all our Westwood families and staff. The year is the 38th Terry Fox Walk and our school rose to the challenge that Terry left us. If you still have pledges, please submit them to the school.  Stay tuned to find out how much money we raised! Way to go Westwood! 20180927_143427

Public Health Bulletin

Posted October 1, 2018

Please click on the link below to download the October Bulletin from Public Health. Public Health E Bulletin October 2018 UGDSB

Information from Public Health – Lunchbox Essentials!

Posted September 26, 2018

Information from Public Health – Lunchbox Essentials!

Lunch Picture

Are you getting back into the habit of packing school lunches? A balanced lunch includes a variety of foods to keep your child full and able to learn best. Try to include at least one food item from each of these 4 categories in your child’s lunch every day.

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Smoke and Vape–Free School Environment

Posted September 20, 2018

Smoke and Vape–Free School Environment

The Upper Grand DSB provides a smoke and vape-free environment for its students, staff and others while on school Board property and at school events.  Under our policy, all forms of tobacco, and any processed form of tobacco that may be smoked, inhaled or chewed is included. Additionally, all forms of e-cigarettes are also covered under this policy.

Smudging is the tradition

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Students with Life-Threatening Medical Conditions

Posted September 20, 2018

Students with Life-Threatening Medical Conditions

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

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Secondary Program Review: UGDSB creating guiding vision for secondary school education

Posted September 5, 2018

September 5, 2018

GUELPH, Ontario – 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

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Health and Physical Education Letter for Parents

Posted September 4, 2018

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

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Routes to School Planner

Posted August 27, 2018

Use this map to plan a walking or wheeling route to school! The map shows safety features such as traffic lights and crosswalks.

The map also shows suggested “walk a block” locations. These locations are areas where on street parking is allowed. If you need to drive to the school, consider parking in these areas and walking the last block or two. This will help

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Staff Presentation of the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report

Posted June 8, 2018

The Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) will be presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on June 12, 2018. Pin 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

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June Newsletter

Posted June 1, 2018

The June Newsletter is now posted and can be found here.
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