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Public Health information: COVID-19 vaccines for children 5-11 years old, Parent/Caregiver Information Night

Families can check Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health’s website for information and resources related to the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages five to 11. Public Health will also be hosting a Parent/Caregiver Information Night on December 2, 2021.

Trustee Linda Busuttil elected as Chair of the Upper Grand District School Board

Trustee Linda Busuttil, the school board trustee for Wards 2, 3 and 4 in the City of Guelph, was elected Chair of the Upper Grand District School Board at the Inaugural meeting of the Board on November 30, 2021.

December Wellness Works: Gratitude – more than just good manners

This month’s Wellness Works’ theme is gratitude. Gratitude can be so much more than just “please” and “thank you.” Learn strategies for yourself and your family.

UGDSB Kindergarten Registration starts in January – here is what families need to know

A step-by-step guide on kindergarten registration for the 2022-23 school year.

Belal Taha and Wendy Donaldson appointed as Superintendents of Education

The Upper Grand District School Board is pleased to announce that we have appointed two individuals from the board’s Superintendent of Education pool to fill upcoming vacancies on the UGDSB’s Executive Committee, Belal Taha and Wendy Donaldson. 

Updated: Information about concerning message in a school

On December 1, police reported that they have completed their investigation into a concerning message posted in a school bathroom and that no charges will be laid. Police said they do not believe there was ever a risk to the school community.

Highlights from Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week at UGDSB schools

UGDSB highlights Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week in schools.

Guelph CVI gives back to local donkey sanctuary

What do two community philanthropists, a couple of classic guitars, and a high school music program have in common? Well, they love to give back to a local donkey sanctuary. 

UGLearnGreen: ‘Buy Nothing Day’ brings awareness to over-consumption

Buy Nothing Day falls on November 26 this year. It’s a day to bring awareness and examine the issue of over-consumption in our society. 

Board Meeting Highlights for November 2021

The November meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board was held on November 23, 2021. The following provides highlights from the meeting.