• Bus Delays & Cancellations
  • UG2GO - virtual learning commons
  • Community Involvement Program
  • School to Career - Career Education Council - A Business & Education Partnership
  • Ontario Youth Apprenceship Program
  • Upper Grand Learning Foundation
  • Wellington Dufferin Guelph Children's Charter of Rights
  • Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health
  • Specialist High Skills Major
  • Upper Grand District School Board Everyday Heroes
  • Student Success 7-12 Annual Report 2012-2013
Board News

Welcome back to school

Important message for parents of Arbour Vista PS

alert symbolStarting September 2 the City of Guelph will be implementing parking restrictions and no-stopping zones in the area of École Arbour Vista Public School, with limited space for drop-offs. To avoid traffic congestion and ensure student safety, we ask that parents do not drive their children to school on Tuesday. For details, view this letter from the City of Guelph (PDF).

Highlights of the August 2014 Board meeting

The August 2014 meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board was held on Tuesday, August 26, 2014. The following are highlights from the meeting.

Minto-Clifford Public School access through the former Harriston Senior school closed

The walkway through the site of the former Harriston Senior Public School site will be closed to students who use it to access Minto-Clifford Public School beginning in September. [ Media Release ]

Guelph community garden project grows kids’ knowledge

rows of tomatoes and onions in the community garden

A large garden plot on Upper Grand District School Board property in west side Guelph is beginning to yield a strong harvest of practical knowledge for a group of youth. Read the story in the Guelph Mercuryexternal site

School opening September 2014

The first day of school is Tuesday, September 2, 2014.

We have complete registration information

Trustee Mark Bailey now 2nd VP for provincial trustee organization

Mark BaileyMark Bailey, chair of the Upper Grand District School Board is now second vice-president of the Ontario Public School Boards Association (OPSBA), the English public school board trustee organization for Ontario.
[ Media Release ]

Montgomery Village PS recognized by Learning for a Sustainable Future

Montgomery Village Public School (MVPS) in Orangeville has received an Honourble Mention for the 2014 Jack Layton Award for Youth Action in Sustainability. The non-profit charity Learning for a Sustainable Future (LSF) uses the award to recognize schools that have responded to community challenges with creativity, responsible citizenship and innovative action. To learn more about why MVPS was recognized, check out this interview with Grade 3/4 teacher Marc Mailhot (bottom half of the page, under "Learning to Love Worms").

Director's Annual Report 2013

2013 annual report coverThe Upper Grand District School Board's Annual Report for 2013 has been released. A focus of the report are the three goals of the current Strategic Plan: Student Achievement, Energizing Staff and Public Confidence. Director's Annual Report 2013 (PDF)

Highlights of the June 2014 board meeting

The Upper Grand District School Board held is Regular Monthly Meeting on June 24, 2014. The following are highlights of the meeting.

Upper Grand passes balanced 2014-15 budget

A balanced budget with an operating total of $351,129,761 was approved by the trustees of the Upper Grand District School Board on June 24, 2014.
[ Media Release

Mike Elrick Award goes to Greg Smith

Greg SmithThe 2014 recipient of the Mike Elrick Environmental Leadership Award is Greg Smith, a special education teacher at College Heights Secondary School.
[ Media Release ]

Former staff return to Kenilworth PS

 Former staff members of Kenilworth Public School

At the Kenilworth Public School Reunion on June 7, former and present staff and students gathered for mini golf, games, a barbecue and lots of catching up.  In the photo are former staff members (left to right) Martha Ghent, John Ellis, Lorna Elliott, Ruth Scott, Pauline Brown, Jean (McNabb) Smith, Lynn Morrison, Lorraine (Reid) Blackwood, Sharon Chambers, Aletha McArthur, and Bill Lindsay.  Photo by Helen Craigie.