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Kindergarten Registration

Get ready to learn! Registration for Kindergarten takes place the week of February 2-6, 2015 at your local school – call for dates, times and requirements.

Learn about what you'll need to register your child


Peter Leblanc of Erin Public School named one of Canada’s Outstanding Principals™

Peter LeBlancGUELPH, Ontario – Not only is he tech-savvy and data-driven, he can name every one of the 340 students at his school. Peter Leblanc of Erin Public School now has been named as one of Canada’s 40 Outstanding Principals™ for 2015.

Highlights of the January 2015 Board Meeting

The regular monthly meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board was held on January 27, 2015. The following are highlights of the meeting.

French Immersion growth prompts board to look at accommodation options

Rapidly increasing enrolment at École Edward Johnson Public School in Guelph has prompted the Upper Grand District School Board to consider a number of options for relieving enrolment pressure, including temporary use of the former Tytler Public School.

CHSS students build doghouses for northern dogs in Aboriginal communities

Two students work on assembling a dog house frame using a drillCollege Heights Secondary School (CHSS) students are building 30 doghouses over the next few weeks that will be shipped to Northern Ontario Aboriginal communities in a unique partnership with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), Habitat for Humanity and the Upper Grand District School Board.

Trustees face decision as staff recommend closure of Kenilworth PS

GUELPH, Ontario - The staff of the Upper Grand District School Board will recommend to trustees that Kenilworth Public School be closed as of September 2015. Under the proposed scenario, referred to as Option 3 in the report, Kenilworth students south of Side Road 3 would attend Arthur PS, and students north of Side Road 3 would attend Victoria Cross PS.

Request for Proposal: Licensed Child Care Services

The Upper Grand District School Board is requesting proposals for Licensed Child Care Services (Extended Day and School Age Programs) at various schools.

Spotlight on schools

Arbor Vitae raises more than $4,000 for charity

Beyond Borders class, teacher and guest performersThe Beyond Borders interdisciplinary business program run out of Centennial CVI presented Arbor Vitae – Tree of Life – an environmental charity event on Friday January 16, 2015. Over $4,000 was raised for the David Suzuki Foundation and the Guelph Youth Music Centre where the Beyond Borders program is located.


Upcoming Events

  • February 03Program Committee
    07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
  • February 05Centennial CVI Grade 8 Night
    07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
  • February 10Business Operations Committee
    07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
  • February 11Special Education Advisory Committee
    07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
  • February 23UGDSB Parent Involvement Committee
    06:45 PM - 09:00 PM
  • February 24Board Meeting
    07:00 PM - 09:00 PM