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Message from the Director of Education as the 2021-22 school year comes to a close

As the 2021-2022 school year draws to a close, I want to take a moment to thank UGDSB students and families for their commitment to learning this year, despite numerous challenges in the way.  I would also like to express my gratitude to all Upper Grand employees, for their incredible work and dedication this year, making a difference in the lives of UGDSB students and in the system. Finally, a sincere thanks to the many community partners such as Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health for working alongside us during some very challenging times….

Board Meeting Highlights for June 2022

The June meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board was held on June 28, 2022. The following provides highlights from the meeting.

UGDSB approves the 2022-23 school year budget

The Upper Grand District School Board has passed the 2022-2023 school year budget. The budget is balanced and compliant with Ministry requirements. Trustees approved an Operating Budget of $432,285,649. The 2022-23 Capital Budget was approved at $52,485,533.

Brant Avenue PS teacher and student receive awards for school safety

Thursday was an exciting day at Brant Avenue Public School, and a big day for school safety!

Summer learning opportunities for UGDSB students

The Upper Grand District School Board is pleased to share a wide range of summer learning opportunities for students.

CWDHS student receives 2022 Rotary Indigenous Youth Award

A student from Centre Wellington District High School has been named the recipient of the 2022 Rotary Indigenous Youth Award. 

Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day

The Upper Grand District School Board continues to celebrate National Indigenous History Month throughout the Month of June. June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day.

Karen Acton named 2022 recipient of the Mike Elrick environmental award

A former employee of the Upper Grand District School Board with laser-focus dedication to the environment, Karen Acton, is the recipient of this year’s Mike Elrick Environmental Leadership Award. 

Mental Health Support Line available this summer

The Upper Grand District School Board will provide a Mental Health Support Line this summer. The Summer Mental Health Support Line is 519-822-4420 ext. 588. Please note that this is not a crisis line.

Beyond Borders program raises thousands for local and global charities

Students enrolled in the UGDSB’s Beyond Borders experiential learning program executed and hosted a 3-day charity event, where they raised $40,000.