News & Announcements

Bus Cancellation Information for 2020-21:

  • If buses are cancelled in Division 1, elementary schools are open to students, secondary schools are closed.
  • If buses are cancelled in Division 2, elementary schools are open to students, secondary schools are closed.
  • If buses are cancelled in Division 3, elementary and secondary schools are closed to students.
  • If buses are cancelled in Division 4, elementary and secondary schools (*including EDHS) are closed to students.
  • Please visit www.stwdsts.ca for bus cancellations. STWDSTS posts bus cancellations by 6:30am each morning.

Information on COVID-19 and school operations:

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!

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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