News & Announcements
Reopening Schools, Health and Safety Information
For important school reopening and health and safety information, please use the links below:
UGDSB Ventilation Report
The UGDSB is continuing its work optimizing air quality in classrooms and learning environments through improving ventilation and filtration. Upgrades to ventilation and filtration systems began in the 2020-21 school year and will continue for the 2021-22 school year.
The UGDSB has received funding from the Provincial Government and Federal Government to allow the board to continue its work in optimizing ventilation and air quality in UGDSB schools and meet the provincial requirements for ventilation measures in schools. The UGDSB is also making investments in schools to go above and beyond the provincial requirements, as another layer of the protective strategies the board is utilizing to keep UGDSB learning and working spaces safe for students and staff.
Wellington Heights will be hosting its annual Terry Fox Run again in person on Wednesday, September 29th. All students will be invited to run or walk with their classroom cohorts and teachers outside near the school in downtown Mount Forest. You will notice our Terry Fox flag flying at the school beginning next week, in order to …
Today our LINK Crew leaders did a great job delivering some engaging and interactive activities with all of our Grade 9 students in order to help them get to know other Grade 9 students in the school, as well as get to know some senior student mentors. Thank you to our staff supervisors, Ms. Bell, Ms. Cork, and Mr. Norton, …
Please see the following for updates on the start of inter-school athletics in secondary schools in District 10 and District 4.
Please see the following information below from Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health regarding an upcoming COVID-19 vaccination clinic being held at Wellington Heights Secondary School.
DUE TO TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES STUDENT ACCOUNTS COULD NOT BE ACCESSED YESTERDAY. THIS HAS BEEN FIXED AND TO ACCESS YOUR ACCOUNT PLEASE FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS BELOW
Students can now view their timetables electronically by accessing Maplewood ConnectED. In order to view your student profile, please go to https://students.ugdsb.on.ca/. To log in you will use the first 5 letters of your last name, and the first 3 letters of …
Parents and guardians are responsible for expenses related to student injuries on school premises or during school activities. Accidents can and do happen and the costs involved might not be fully covered by Provincial health care or employer group insurance plans.
The Upper Grand District School board is empowered under The Education Act to offer Accident and Life Insurance for students.
A Director’s letter will be sent home with students …
Registration for Secondary Remote Learning is open from August 3-12, 2021. Please review program information for 2021-22 Secondary Remote Learning and to register for remote learning. Only those wanting to register for Secondary Remote Learning should complete a registration form.
Families in need are invited to register for the 2021 Backpack Program sponsored by the Community Resource Centre.
Secondary student report cards are now available online. Secondary report cards will be available for parents/guardians to download from July 5 to 16, 2021.
The 2021 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved at the Board Meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board on June 22, 2021.
The following UGDSB draft policies have been released for public consultation: Policy 205 School Volunteers, and Policy 508 Educational Field Trips and Off-Site Activities. The deadline to provide feedback is October 14, 2021, at 4pm.
We are looking for parents and guardians to join our WHSS School Council for next school year. If you are interested in ensuring the voices of parents are heard at the school level, if you want to stay better informed regarding what is going on at the school, or if you simply want to learn more about this opportunity, please send an e-mail to Principal Brent Bloch at [email protected] …
As we approach the end of the school year, we would like to say thank you to all our students, families and staff for their hard work and understanding throughout the year. The purpose of this letter is to provide you with information about the last few weeks of school.
On June 14, 2021, at 7pm, Dr. Matthew Tenenbaum, the Associate Medical Officer of Health for Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health, will be offering a presentation for youth and their parents/caregivers to learn more about WDGPH’s COVID-19 vaccination program and answer parent questions.
June is National Indigenous History Month, a month where we celebrate and recognize histories, contributions and diversity of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples in Canada.
The Upper Grand District School Board would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the Muslim community following the horrific violence in London, Ontario, which killed four family members and sent another family member to hospital with serious injuries. Officials are reporting that this is an apparent hate crime and that the victims were targeted because of their Muslim faith.
Due to COVID-19, the Upper Grand District School Board is preparing to make student report cards available online for parents/guardians this spring. Keep reading for important dates coming up.
On June 2, 2021, the provincial government announced that Ontario schools will remain in remote learning for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year. This means that all UGDSB students will continue learning remotely for the rest of this school year, with the exception of those students currently attending specialized class placements in person.
Throughout the month of June, the Upper Grand District School Board will be celebrating Pride Month at the board and school levels and as a community.