Notice to Parents / Guardians of Elementary Students

Update as of May 15, 2015: Phase One of ETFO's elementary teachers’ job action is continuing. Schools are open however EQAO testing for grades 3 and 6 has been postponed. Please check our labour relations page for more information.

Minister of Education Liz Sandals and Dr. William C. Winegard, along with students, cut the ribbon officially opening William C. Winegard Public School

Celebrating the opening of William C. Winegard Public School

Dr. William C. Winegard and family joined Minister of Education Liz Sandals for the grand opening. Special presentations, the ribbon cutting and a new school song were some highlights of the event. The WCW wolf pack howled a few times too!


Everyday Heroes for 2015 announced

The Upper Grand District School Board is pleased to honour groups and individual as this year’s (2015) Everyday Heroes. The Heroes include volunteers, a crossing guard, teacher, board staff, and others.

McCrae Day: GCVI to celebrate In Flanders Fields

John McCraeGuelph Collegiate Vocational Institute will hold an event to honour the school's most celebrated graduate, Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, in marking the 100th anniversary of his famous poem In Flanders Fields. The event on June 3, 2015 will also mark the opening of McCrae Victory Arboretum on the grounds of the school.

Upper Grand reads The Bear

With spring finally in the air, there is no better time to sink one’s teeth into a good book, and that’s exactly what students in the Upper Grand District School Board are doing.

Erin PS teacher wins prestigious environmental award

Cathy DykstraCathy Dykstra, a Grade 6 teacher at Erin Public School, has been chosen as the recipient of the 5th Annual Edward Burtynsky Award for Teaching Excellence in Environmental Education.

UGDSB welcomes environmental activist Severn Suzuki

Severn Cullis-SuzukiCanadian environmental activist, speaker, television host and author Severn Cullis-Suzuki was a guest speaker at a number of events in the Upper Grand District School Board, May 12-13, 2015.

Provincial gold sends students to Saskatoon

Three secondary school students from the Upper Grand District School Board are moving up to national competitions after winning Gold medals at the Ontario Technological Skills Competition in Waterloo, May 4-6, 2015.

Spotlight on schools

VT’s Mighty Motors will give families a close-up look at vehicles

VT's Might Motors posterFor many girls and boys, there’s nothing quite so fascinating as big machines and vehicles that do really big jobs.


Upcoming Events

  • May 25Parent Involvement Committee
    06:45 PM - 09:00 PM
  • May 26Board Meeting
    07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
  • May 27Educate Girls Period Coffee House & Film
    06:30 PM - 09:30 PM
  • June 02Program Committee Meeting
    07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
  • June 03McCrae Day 2015
    07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
  • June 06Mighty Motors
    10:00 AM - 02:00 PM