UG community show up for 20th anniversary of Special Olympics

UG students, staff and community partners – in collaboration with Wellington Catholic District School Board – showed up in mass to the 20th Anniversary of the Special Olympics Track and Field Day held at St. James Catholic High School. 

May 17 is the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia

Today is the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia (IDAHOTB) is observed on May 17th each year. It aims to raise awareness of the discrimination and violence experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people worldwide.

Upper Grand students and staff celebrate Mental Health and Education Week

During the week of May 6, 2024, students and staff across the Upper Grand District School Board celebrated Mental Health and Education Week by looking at the “5 Days of Wellness.”

UGDSB ratifies collective agreements with 2 local unions

The Upper Grand District School Board is pleased to announce it has ratified collective agreements with two local union partners, completing this round of local negotiations.

SHSM students immerse themselves in artistry at Canadian Clay and Glass Museum

On May 10, 2024, Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) students from Wellington Heights Secondary School visited the Canadian Clay and Glass Museum in Waterloo, Ontario, for a day of learning about artistic expression.

UGDSB policy updates for May 2024

Several UGDSB policy items were approved at the May 14, 2024, Board Meeting.

Centre Wellington DHS hosts first annual live paint show

Last week, CWDHS hosted its first annual ‘Battle of the Brushes’ — a live painting competition event.

UG teams excel at Provincial Skills competition

On May 6 and 7, hundreds of students from across the province gathered at the Toronto Congress Centre for the 2024 Skills Ontario competition.

UG alum claims gold at national martial arts competition

Congratulations to local Martial Artist and UGDSB Alumni Nathan Skoufis, who claimed Gold in the Canadian Open Martial Arts Championships this past weekend in Kitchener.

Wellness Works – This month’s focus is Empathy

This month for Wellness Works we are exploring the theme of EMPATHY with students as a part of their mental health skill building.