News

Compass Run for Food raises funds for UGDSB breakfast programs

This year’s Compass Run for Food fundraiser was a great success and saw lots of participation from Upper Grand District School Board students and families.

UGDSB’s IB program at GCVI continues to outperform worldwide results

The students enrolled in Guelph CVI’s International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB DP) continue to achieve outstanding results.

Mono-Amaranth PS learns about D-Day in unique way

Just before the end of the school year, Mono-Amaranth Public School was hard at work learning about Canada’s contribution to D-Day on Juno Beach in 1944.

Take Tech: UGDSB Career Pathways take students from the classroom to meaningful careers

Did you know there are great pathways for students starting in high school that lead to awesome careers in the skilled trades?

GCVI Chamber Choir raises funds for Shriners Hospital for Children

This year, Guelph CVI’s Chamber Choir has dedicated much of their times to fundraising for Shriners Hospital for Children – Canada. The inspiration for their charitable efforts came from a very musical place.

Arbour Vista PS safety patrollers honoured with an award

Earlier this year, bus patrollers Justin and Jonathan at Arbour Vista Public School acted quickly in a situation and because of this quick thinking were recognized with a CAA award.

Westminster Woods PS teacher wins 2019 Mike Elrick Environmental Leadership Award

Every year, the Upper Grand District School Board presents the Mike Elrick Environmental Leadership Award to a staff member or volunteer who has demonstrated environmental leadership within their school community or school board. This year is the 10th anniversary of the award.

Secondary P-VP transfers and appointments effective Sept. 2019

The following Secondary Principal and Vice-Principal transfers and appointments are effective September 2019.

William C. Winegard PS students record The Diversity Song: Honouring respect, acceptance and Dr. Winegard

Students at William C. Winegard Public School have written and recorded an original song celebrating diversity, unity and the late Dr. William Winegard.

Board Meeting Highlights for June 2019

The June meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board was held on June 25, 2019. The following provides highlights from the meeting.