News

Students across the globe celebrate the International Day of Pink 

April 10 is the International Day of Pink where communities across globe will unite to celebrate diversity and raise awareness to stop homophobia, transphobia, transmisogyny, discrimination and all forms of bullying.

CCVI hosts annual Science Olympics

On April 5, 2024, Centennial Collegiate Vocational Institute hosted their annual Centennial Science Olympics for the 11th time in the past 15 years.

Over 1,000 UG students participate in 2024 Regional Elementary Skills Competition 

On April 2, 2024, Upper Grand District School Board elementary students came together at the University of Guelph for the UGDSB’s Regional Skills Competition. 

Every Day Counts! Why regular student attendance at school really matters

In the UGDSB, we know how important school attendance and established routines are for students to build knowledge, skills and confidence. Regular attendance is more than just a requirement; it’s a critical building block for academic success, social development, and future opportunities. While we may face challenges that can make school attendance difficult, it’s important to understand the impact of frequent absenteeism and how we can work together to support regular attendance.

What are you grateful for? This April Wellness Works explores gratitude 

This month, the Wellness Works committee is focusing on gratitude. Gratitude plays a significant role in our overall well-being and more than just “good manners.” 

High school students participate in photography skills contest

On Wednesday, March 27, 2024, the Upper Grand District School Board Regional Skills Photography contest took place.

Your guide to the 2024 solar eclipse – Important information for the UG community 

On Monday, April 8, 2024, places in North America will be able to see a full or partial eclipse. In the Guelph, Wellington and Dufferin areas, the UG community will experience a partial eclipse from approximately 2:00pm to 4:30 pm.  

Evelyn Giannopoulos hired as Associate Director at UGDSB

The Upper Grand District School Board is pleased to announce that after an extensive search, Evelyn Giannopoulos has been hired to serve as an Associate Director at the UGDSB.

March 31 is National Indigenous Languages Day

March 31 is National Indigenous Languages Day. This day is dedicated to recognizing, encouraging and celebrating the richness and diversity of Indigenous languages.

UGDSB ratifies collective agreements with 5 local unions

The Upper Grand District School Board is pleased to announce it has ratified collective agreements with five local union partners.