News

Students create posters and announcements for school accessibility door buttons

Students in the Upper Grand are encouraging their school communities to use accessibility door buttons with care.

How do you promote protecting water? UGDSB shares tips for reducing single-use plastics

The Upper Grand District School Board saw 100% of schools attain certification with the Ontario EcoSchools Program last June. Noting this amazing accomplishment by schools, it is clear environmental advocacy is near and dear to UGDSB students and staff. 

LEAF students experience hands-on learning at active dairy farm

On December 6, the Norwell District Secondary School LEAF (Local Environmental Agriculture and Food) program visited the Daisy Meadow Dairy Farm for a hands-on learning experience.

Student-run charity gala to raise funds for Guelph General Hospital and more

This January, students from the Upper Grand District School Board’s Beyond Borders program are hosting a charity gala to raise funds for important medical causes, both local and abroad.

Westside SS named top fundraiser for Dress for the Cause for 4th consecutive year

It’s been another incredible year of generosity at Westside Secondary School.

John F. Ross CVI students launch annual FROSTY fundraiser

Students and staff at John F. Ross CVI launched their annual FROSTY fundraising campaign on December 10.

Grade 6 girls put their coding skills to the test during Hackergal hackathon

Grade 6 students across the Upper Grand District School Board are diving into coding as part of a nation-wide hacking challenge.

UGDSB students are busy with hands-on learning this semester

Upper Grand District School Board students have been hard at work over the last couple of weeks with many great hands-on learning opportunities for students.

Holocaust survivor shares story of resilience with John F. Ross CVI students

On December 5, students at John F. Ross CVI had the incredible experience of hearing a first-hand account of the horrors of the Holocaust from Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter. 

Linda Busuttil re-elected as Chair of the Upper Grand DSB

Linda Busuttil, the trustee for Wards 2, 3, and 4 in the City of Guelph, was re-elected as Chair of the Upper Grand District School Board at the Inaugural meeting of the Board on December 4, 2018.