Summer mental health support for students

Mental Health supports are available for students in Summer 2024! Summer mental health supports are meant to be a continuation of service over the summer months and support to transition into a new school year for those currently receiving supports from board mental health staff. 

UG Community attends International Day of Pink event

On Monday, April 15 students and staff filled the Arthur and Area Community Centre to attend an International Day of Pink Event hosted by the UGDSB’s Equity Team. 

Centennial CVI celebrates Eid and South Asian New Year

On April 12, 2024, Centennial Collegiate Vocational Institute (CCVI) hosted a grand, school-wide Eid and South Asian New Year celebration.

Inside Terry James RC: STARS/EPALA program sees hundreds of students reading for fun 

Last year, the Terry James Resource Centre launched the STARS/EPALA (Students Taking Action Reading Solo / Élèves prennent action en lecteur autonome) program. This year, they decided to run it again and saw great student participation. 

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.