News & Announcements

Indoor shoes at school

Posted October 22, 2020

With the wet and colder weather upon us, students will need to bring indoor shoes to school.  Over the next few days, please send your child with a pair of shoes they can leave at school to wear daily while inside.  If you are having difficulty getting extra shoes for ...

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Police Presence in Schools town hall and survey info

Posted October 19, 2020

Please read the following for information on the UGDSB’s Police Presence in Schools virtual town hall and survey.

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Halloween at school

Posted October 19, 2020

Students can wear halloween costumes on October 29th BUT they must already be wearing it when they come to school and need to wear it all day They must also wear their personal protective mask while in costume. Halloween masks that ...

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Indoor/Outdoor Shoes and Clothing

Posted October 19, 2020

As the wet and cold weather approaches, it is expected that children will start to bring appropriate shoes and clothing (eg. rain boots, winter gear, etc.). Up to this point, we have been discouraging indoor/outdoor shoes and clothing as much as possible to limit movement in the hallways and maximize ...

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Running and Reading Program

Posted October 13, 2020

Our Run and Read Program still has some available spots for students to join!  It is an amazing program that we have had at Westwood for the past 3 years.  The students love being involved and enjoy the relationships they build with their coaches.  This year Run and Read is ...

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Frontier College Presents… THE AMAZING READING RACE

Posted October 13, 2020

Over the years at Westwood we have partnered with Frontier College to provide opportunities to students during the school day and after school.  In the past, Frontier College has offered Happy Hornets Lunch Club weekly as well as Homework Club after school.  Even though with Covid 19, they cannot be ...

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Survey to request change between in-person and remote learning (Oct. 14-21)

Posted October 13, 2020

To request a change between in-person and remote learning, elementary parents/guardians must complete the Intent to Change Survey between October 14-21. The deadline to complete the survey is Oct. 21 at 4pm.

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Provide your input: Police presence in UGDSB schools

Posted October 9, 2020

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.

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Parent Information: Screening, Monitoring and Managing COVID-19

Posted October 7, 2020

October 7, 2020 A reminder to all Westwood families that Public Health has developed helpful protocols to manage COVID-19 symptoms and cases in schools. These protocols outline the steps that will be taken by individuals, schools and Public Health in the following areas: When a student or staff member has ...

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Virtual Open House and School Council

Posted October 7, 2020

This year our traditional open house/meet the teacher night will be virtual.  As of 5pm on Thursday October 8, 2020 a slideshow will be posted to your child's google classroom.  During the virtual open house you will have a chance to see the set up of your child's classroom, view ...

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Every Child Matters – Recognizing Orange Shirt Day at Westwood

Posted October 5, 2020

September 30th was Orange Shirt Day. See how teachers and classes at Westwood recognized this important work. PXL_20201005_125847857 IMG_20200930_095651               IMG_20200930_095727      

UGDSB launches The Umbrella Project to support mental health and well-being

Posted September 29, 2020

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.

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Virtual Open House!

Posted September 24, 2020

Due to Covid-19 restrictions on school visitors, this year's open house will be done virtually. Check your child's google classroom any time after 5PM on October 8th!
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