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. 

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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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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Adult Crossing Guard Site Reviews

Posted March 5, 2020

City staff will be conducting site reviews for the next few weeks all across the city.  Staff will be at some current adult crossing guard locations and at other locations where there has been a request for an adult guard. Site reviews are completed prior to scheduling a field study. All ...

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Plans to close Dublin Street at railway crossing

Posted March 2, 2020

The City of Guelph has advised the Board that the railway crossing at Dublin Street and Kent Street no longer meets Transport Canada regulations.  City staff will present a bylaw amendment to close Dublin Street at the railway crossing at the March 30 Council meeting. If the bylaw is approved ...

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Principal’s Message – March 2020

Posted March 2, 2020

March Hello Willow families, It seems that we have sent a number of emails and/or phone calls in the past few months to keep you updated with labour issues and the impacts it may be having on our school. As I mentioned in previous ...

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Live Free Day is coming! March 6th

Posted February 28, 2020

​Next Friday MARCH 6TH is LIVE FREE DAY. We are asking students to bring a toonie or loonie to support our Food & Friends Program. Students will fill our their LIVE FREE flowers and they will be put up in the hallway at the ...

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Family Game Night -Thank you!

Posted February 28, 2020

Thank you to everyone who attended and helped to make our Willow Road Public School Family Game Night  a fun event! IMG_2026

Willow Road PS Family Game Night – February 20

Posted February 14, 2020

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Principal’s Message – January

Posted February 14, 2020

Hello Willow Rd. P.S. families, I apologize for all the correspondence that has been sent home over the last number of days. I hope you understand how important it is for us to share this information in a manner that reaches you successfully. I will keep my message brief this month as ...

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Public Health Parent Survey

Posted February 11, 2020

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health invites you to participate in a parenting survey. The survey asks local parents about their experiences and thoughts on parenting. It also asks about parental health and well-being. It is for parents/guardians of children who are 6 months to 11 years old, and you’ll receive a $10 grocery ...

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Information from Public Health: Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness week

Posted February 7, 2020

Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness week is February 10-14. Learning about sexual and reproductive health can play a key role in shaping a child’s views about life, relationships, and healthy development. The Ontario Health and Physical Education curriculum supports healthy growth and development for all children through age-appropriate up-to-date, and accurate ...

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