News & Announcements
Important information regarding reopening schools, remote learning and more
Please click the links below for information on reopening schools in fall 2020 and supports for students and families:
Wellington Heights is looking for parent and guardian volunteers to serve on our school Parent Council this year. The purpose of the Parent Council at the secondary panel is, through the active participation of parents, to improve student achievement and well-being, and enhance the accountability of the education system to parents and guardians. The Parent Council will act in an advisory capacity to the school’s Principal, …
Secondary Remote School
Classes began today also for students in the Secondary Remote School. Teachers reached out last week to let students know how to get started. Students are reminded to check their UGCloud email accounts daily, as well as the Remote School website at www.ugdsb.ca/srs for more information.
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.
Students in our developmentally delayed class will begin school on Tuesday, September 8th, and students in Grades 9-12 will begin their classes starting Monday, September 14th.
Students will receive information about the reopening of school, their timetables, and their cohorts by email early next week through their UGCloud email accounts. All bus students will attend class in the morning, and only some of our students, who walk to school, will attend …
A letter to parents/guardians from Dr. Nicola Mercer, Medical Officer of Health and CEO of Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health.
Information for WHSS students on the secondary instructional day, including more details about in-person vs remote learning, and schedule/cohort information. More information about cohorts will be communicated in the coming days.
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.
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.
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.
Parents/guardians, join our mental health clinicians as they discuss different issues and strategies to support your child’s return to school success.
A letter from the UGDSB Director of Education, Martha Rogers, on the reopening of schools in September.
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.
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.
During the June 23 Board Meeting, the Board of Trustees created a motion to create a Police Presence in Schools Task Force. As part of this task force, the UGDSB is seeking applications from community members and/or individuals.
The Upper Grand District School Board is asking all parents/guardians (K-12) and students in grades 7-12 to complete a survey regarding the fall restart of school.
A letter to UGDSB parents/guardians and students as the 2019-2020 school year comes to a close.
The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public input on draft Policy 303 – Naming of Schools and Board Facilities.