News & Announcements

Daily School Absence Report

The UGDSB is reporting daily on school absence rates, allowing us to monitor absenteeism rates and transparently share this information with the public. To view the dashboard, click here

We Will Miss Ms. Riley!

Posted November 9, 2022

We will miss you. Vector handwritten card. We will miss you. Vector handwritten card. Vector illustration. we will miss you stock illustrations We’d like to take this opportunity to say good bye and congratulate our custodian Ms. Riley for receiving a position at another school. We ...

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Tutoring Supports Available

Posted November 7, 2022

The Ontario Ministry of Education has provided funding to support community based tutoring opportunities for students.  This year Upper Grand DSB will be working with The Grove, Streams Community Hubs, The Learning Disabilities Association & Reading Rocks Program, and Tutor Bright. We will continue to share  ...

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Parents/Guardians invited to free webinar: Post-pandemic Mental Health

Posted October 17, 2022

Parents/guardians are invited to join a free webinar in November on post-pandemic mental health. Join Kevin Cameron as he shares information and strategies relating to post-pandemic mental health for adults and children. A survey by CMHA Ontario showed that nearly half (48 per cent) of Ontarians say their mental health has worsened ...

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Download school ventilation reports from the UGDSB website

Posted October 14, 2022

The Upper Grand District School Board continues to make board and school-based ventilation reports available in the 2022-23 school year. The board report and each school report is available for download on the UGDSB website at www.ugdsb.ca/ventilationreport. To access a specific school report: Download the full report (Microsoft Excel document) ...

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IB at Guelph CVI

Posted September 28, 2022

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme is a program of international education designed to help students develop the knowledge, understanding, attitudes and skills necessary to participate actively and responsibly in a changing world.  This programme prepares motivated students for the rigours of post-secondary education. It encourages students to ask ...

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Help the UGDSB make positive change – Complete the Student Census today!

Posted September 19, 2022

Everyone counts. Complete the Student Census today! The “UGDSB Counts Student Census” launches today for all Upper Grand District School Board students in grades Kindergarten-12. Participation in the Student Census will help the UGDSB make systemic changes that will create more equitable outcomes for all students. The census is a confidential, voluntary survey ...

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Spirirt Wear!

Posted September 19, 2022

Spirit Wear and Grad Wear can now be ordered until September 30th. Please see the attached flyer for product and ordering information! Go Hornets!!!! 22 Westwood Spiritwear Form

Wellness Works: Welcome Back!

Posted September 15, 2022

The Upper Grand District School Board is continuing with the Wellness Works monthly themes across all grades in the 2022-2023 school year. For September we are once again bringing our collective focus to the theme of: WELCOME, CONNECTION and BELONGING.

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Terry Fox Fundraising

Posted September 13, 2022

You can use this link to donate funds towards the 2023 Westwood PS Terry Fox Run for Cancer. https://schools.terryfox.ca/WestwoodPSGuelph

New School and Child Care Screening Tool is available online

Posted September 1, 2022

The Ministry of Health and the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health have provided a new “School and Child Care” screening tool. It is recommended that students/children and visitors continue to self-screen for illness every day before attending school or child care using this updated Screening Tool.

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