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:

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 ...

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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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IMPORTANT: Reopening models for UGDSB schools posted online

Posted August 18, 2020

The school board has posted information about the reopening models for UGDSB elementary and secondary schools. The overviews contain important information including model structure for conventional and remote learning, sample schedules, remote learning expectations and more.

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Incomplete Surveys

Posted August 18, 2020

If you did not complete a survey for your child indicating whether or not they will be returning to school on September 8th, you will be receiving a call from the school this week.  Please be available to indicate whether your child is returning in person or will be doing ...

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Introducing back to school parent/guardian webinars

Posted August 18, 2020

Parents/guardians, join our mental health clinicians as they discuss different issues and strategies to support your child’s return to school success. 

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Letter from the Director on reopening schools (August 10, 2020)

Posted August 10, 2020

A letter from the UGDSB Director of Education, Martha Rogers, on the reopening of schools in September.

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Reopening Schools: Parent Guide and Pre-Registration survey released

Posted August 6, 2020

The school board has released a Parent Guide with information about the reopening of schools in September, and a Pre-Registration Survey for all UGDSB families. All students must pre-register for school by the August 14, 2020, deadline.

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Letter from the Minister of Education (July 30, 2020)

Posted July 30, 2020

The Minister of Education, Stephen Lecce, has written a letter to all Ontario parents/guardians regarding the province’s announcement on the reopening of schools in September.

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