News & Announcements

LABOUR: All UGDSB schools closed to students on Friday Feb. 21

Due to provincial strike action, Upper Grand DSB schools will be closed to students on the following dates (unless the strikes are averted):

  • Friday February 21 (elementary and secondary schools)

UPDATES: Please continue to check the board website for updates at www.ugdsb.ca/labour.

Cafeteria Calendar

We are pleased to announce that Wellington Heights will be offering food to our students every day this semester – starting on the first day of school. We thank the following local restaurants for partnering with the school to provide a variety of healthy lunches to our school community: Matteo’s Pizza & Cafe  and Scott’s Pizza Burger.

Please see the attachment below for a calendar that outlines the food offerings for the month of  February 2020

February Lunch Calendar 2020

 

 

 

Feb. 21st strike information

Posted February 13, 2020

All UGDSB elementary and secondary schools to close Feb. 21, unless provincial one-day strike is averted

 

On Friday February 21, 2020, all schools in the Upper Grand District School Board will be closed to students, due to a province-wide, one-day strike by several education unions.

 

If this strike proceeds, all UGDSB schools (elementary, secondary and Continuing Education) will be closed to students on Feb. 21. Transportation for all UGDSB students will …

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Risky Business – When Adolescent Behaviour Crosses the Line

Posted February 11, 2020

Please see the attached poster for information on this upcoming Workshop. Risky Business Workshop

Vaccination Information

Posted February 3, 2020

Feb. Vaccine Information

Information for parents/guardians about coronavirus

Posted January 27, 2020

Information for UGDSB parents and guardians regarding coronavirus.

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Important information about the Transportation website during strikes

Posted January 20, 2020

Please read for important information about student transportation (busing) communication during a strike that results in the closure of schools to students. 

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Grade 9 EQAO

Posted January 9, 2020

Please read this important message below regarding EQAO. Message Re EQAO Gr. 9 Math (2)

Important information regarding WHY Survey – a joint survey between UGDSB and WDG Public Health

Posted November 8, 2019

This year Upper Grand District School Board and Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health are collecting information on student health and well-being from youth, parents and school staff. The Well-Being and Health Youth Surveys are designed to help us understand how well we are doing creating safe, welcoming, and inclusive environments in our schools. It also provides important information about the physical and mental health of youth in our area. 

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Well Being Health & Youth (WHY) Surveys

Posted November 4, 2019

WHY Parent Information Letter And Refusal Form UGDSB WHY Survey Background Document WHY Survey Intermediate Senior Student Version

Job action and labour updates: Information for parents/guardians 

Posted October 3, 2019

Parents/guardians are encouraged to visit www.ugdsb.ca/labour for on-going updates from the school board regarding provincial job action. 

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Heath Unit Information

Posted September 19, 2019

Information from Public Health:

Debunking myths about vaping

E-cigarettes, also known as e-cigs, e-hookahs, vapes, vape pens, mods and tank systems, are battery operated devices that change a liquid chemical (e-juice) into an aerosol that can be inhaled. Knowing the facts about the risks of vaping can be tricky as the e-cigarette industry is new and growing rapidly.

To help, Public Health has developed an e-cigarette fact sheet to answer …

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Privacy

Posted September 13, 2019

Creating a Culture of Privacy

IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF EVERYONE TO PROTECT STUDENTS’ PERSONAL AND CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION 

All Parents, guardians, and visitors to the school are reminded that the privacy of all our students must be maintained at all times.  We are ultimately responsible for the safety and security of our students and the security and confidentiality of our students’ personal information.  including first and last names, images and any …

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Student Registration Information

Posted July 30, 2019

We will be accepting student registrations for the 2019-2020 School Year on:

August appointment Days to be determined

Please call the school office at 519-323-3430 ext. 0 to book an appointment.

Items to bring with you to your appointment: Birth Certificate/Passport, proof of address (utility bill, bank statement, lease agreement, etc), transcript of marks (if not new to secondary school), custody documentation (if applicable).  To save time at your appointment, you can …

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2019-2020 MASTER Timetable

Posted June 18, 2019

2019 2020 MASTER TimeTable

Special Olympics

Posted May 17, 2019

Great news from WHSS athletes at the International Special Olympics. We have 2 athletes out of 2000 and they both are bringing home medals and HUGE smiles because of the experiences they’ve had including going to Ripley Aquarium, living in a university dorm, riding the subway and meeting lots of interesting people.

Thomas Ryan – gold in the 100m and Alec Elliott gold in the long jump. WHSS is so …

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Staff Presentation of the 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report

Posted March 29, 2019

The 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on March 19, 2019.

This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. It is necessary for staff to monitor the relevance of the Board’s work plan priorities. The LTAP review report also provides the status of the 5-year work plan priorities identified for 2018-2022.

Please …

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Information from Public Health – Free dental care

Posted March 26, 2019

Information from Public Health:

Free dental care for children and youth (17 and younger)

If you can’t afford dental care, we have FREE services for your children at Public Health. We provide free basic dental care, including cleanings, x-rays, check-ups and treatment to children and youth.

Our dental hygienists provide preventive services (e.g. cleanings) out of all Public Health locations. Our dentist also provides dental care to children and youth enrolled in …

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Food and Friends

Posted September 13, 2018

Thank you for bringing healthy food to hungry minds to all who have contributed to our Children's Foundation of Guelph and Wellington Food & Friends student nutrition program.  Donations of time, money and in-kind offerings are very much needed and appreciated.  Contact Matt Timberlake ext 529 for more information.

Stay Connected

Posted September 12, 2018

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Upper Grand Mobile APP

Posted September 11, 2018

We are pleased to announce that the Upper Grand DSB is introducing a new parent communication tool for your smart phone. Designed to streamline communication between schools and the communities they serve, the Upper Grand Mobile app provides parents with a simple interface with up to date information including news, calendars and social media feeds.

The Upper Grand Mobile App is available today for free at either the Google Play …

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