News & Announcements

All Upper Grand DSB schools are closed

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic all UGDSB schools will remain closed for the rest of the 2019-20 school year. All UGDSB buildings and grounds are closed to the public. Please click the links below for information on COVID-19 and distance learning. 

Ontario school closures extended until at least May

Posted March 31, 2020

On Tuesday March 31, 2020, the Premier of Ontario announced that in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all schools in Ontario will remain closed until at least May 1 for staff and May 4 for students. Premier Ford also said that the province is prepared to extend the school closures even further if required.

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Getting Your Child Into Google Classroom

Posted March 31, 2020

UGCloud.ca is where students and teachers access the Board’s digital resources including Google Classroom.  This is a secure website managed by the Upper Grand DSB. A username and password is required to access this site. Your child’s teacher can provide you with the username and if necessary reset ...

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IMPORTANT Information from School

Posted March 30, 2020

To request your child's password reset, please email the school. The school's email address can be found at the very top right corner of this webpage. Please be sure to include your child's full name as well as the name of their homeroom teacher.

Calls from our Staff Members to Families!

Posted March 30, 2020

Good afternoon to our Westwood parents/guardians. We hope that you are all keeping safe and sound during these difficult times locally and globally. Parents & guardians, this week you be getting calls from your child's teacher. Teachers are making these calls from their personal devices and therefore their phone numbers will either ...

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Reminder: All UGDSB playgrounds are closed

Posted March 28, 2020

A reminder to all members of our school communities that in alignment with municipal closures around COVID-19, all Upper Grand DSB schoolyard play structures are closed.

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Parents please read: Distance learning and staff reaching out to families

Posted March 27, 2020

A letter from the Director of Education has been posted to the board website (Friday March 27, 2020). The letter contains important information regarding the board’s distance learning plan and information about staff reaching out to families.

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Letter to Parents from the Director: Continuity of Learning (March 23, 2020)

Posted March 23, 2020

Parents and guardians are asked to read the letter from the Director of Education, posted to the board website on March 23, 2020.

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Important letter from the Minister of Education to parents (March 22, 2020)

Posted March 23, 2020

Minister of Education Stephen Lecce has written an important letter for all Ontario parents and guardians, March 22, 2020.

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Letter to Parents re COVID-10 March 13, 2020

Posted March 13, 2020

Upper Grand District School Board • Martha MacNeil; Chair • Mark Bailey • Jolly Bedi • Linda Busuttil • Gail Campbell • Barbara Lustgarten Evoy; Vice-Chair • Jen Edwards • Mike Foley • Robin Ross • Lynn Topping Registered Letter INFORMATION FOR UGDSB FAMILIES REGARDING COVID-19: School Closures March 13, 2020 Dear UGDSB parents/guardians, On March 12, ...

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Intermediate Helpful Websites!

Posted March 13, 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians, Please find below a number of links that your child/ren will find helpful to get additional practice for Intermediate Students. We also recommend that you check your child's classroom websites for additional materials to support their learning.   Thank you   Your next unit in math is integers. Here are some sources ...

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School closures: Information for UGDSB families regarding COVID-19

Posted March 13, 2020

The province has ordered all publicly funded schools in Ontario to close for two weeks following March Break, in response to the emergence in Ontario of COVID-19. As a result, Upper Grand DSB schools will be closed from March 14 to April 5, 2020. 

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Please read: Information for UGDSB schools regarding international travel and COVID-19

Posted March 12, 2020

With March Break approaching, many families and staff have questions about international travel and precautions required upon returning from travel. A letter with travel advice from Public Health is posted on the UGDSB website.

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Westwood Family Movie Night- March 13 @6pm in our School Gym!

Posted March 6, 2020

Dear Westwood Community! Westwood School Council invites you to a Westwood Movie Night on Friday, March 13 @ 6 pm. Please see the details below and we hope you are able to join us. A gentle reminder that all students must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian. We look forward to ...

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