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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!

Equity and Diversity Calendar

Posted September 24, 2020

Let’s celebrate and/or acknowledge customs, traditions and days of significance from all around the world!

If you have a suggestion or idea, please contact your child’s teacher, Mrs. Topping or Mr. Pranger . If you are willing to share ideas with us, we would love to hear from you.

Equity and …

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Terry Fox

Posted September 23, 2020

Westwood PS will be participating in this year’s 40th Anniversary of Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope during the last week of September.  Please help show your support by donating to our school’s online fundraising page:

www.terryfox.ca/WestwoodPSGuelph

Thank you for your supporting our school in the fight against cancer and keeping …

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Fundraising

Posted September 23, 2020

Good Morning Westwood,

 

Just to let you know that for now, our fundraising initiatives are on hold.  Please read the communication below.

 

Dear parents/guardians,

As we continue to welcome students back into our schools and focus on new protocols to help keep students and staff safe, the Upper Grand District School Board has notified schools …

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Parent Information: Monitoring and Managing COVID-19

Posted September 18, 2020

The UGDSB would like to remind all parents that they have an important role to play in preventing COVID-19 in our schools.

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REMINDER – Please Return Westwood Chromebooks

Posted September 16, 2020

If you borrowed a chromebook during last spring’s school shutdown, we kindly ask that you return the devices as soon as possible. Feel free to send them in with your child or drop them off in the office at your earliest convenience.

Thank you!

Westwood Virtual Tour: Safety Protocols and Procedures

Posted September 14, 2020

Westwood Virtual Tour

Reminder to parents: Please screen children every day before coming to school

Posted September 11, 2020

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.

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Letter to parents from Public Health – back to school

Posted September 3, 2020

A letter to parents/guardians from Dr. Nicola Mercer, Medical Officer of Health and CEO of Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health.

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Westwood Back to School Plan

Posted September 1, 2020

Welcome to the 2020-2021 School Year! 

 

We are looking forward to welcoming all of our new and returning students back to Westwood P.S. this September!

 

As you are aware, the Upper Grand District School Board has put extensive plans in place for the school year.  Our …

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IMPORTANT: New schedule for staggered entry

Posted August 28, 2020

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. 

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Changing Pre-Registration Decision – Deadline Sunday Aug. 23 at 4pm

Posted August 19, 2020

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.

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