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Information for grade 8 students and their parents/guardians

Information on virtual Grade 8 Information Nights and resources for students in grade 8 and their parents/guardians.

GCVI teams up with star of the Toronto cast of Hamilton for pandemic project

The Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute choir has put together a special multitrack video project with Joseph Morales, star of the Toronto cast of Hamilton.

Martha MacNeil re-elected as Chair of the Upper Grand District School Board

Martha MacNeil was re-elected Chair of the Upper Grand District School Board at the Inaugural meeting of the Board on December 1, 2020.

Salem PS sends backpacks to Iqaluit, Nunavut  

Students and staff at Salem Public School have been busy gathering items to send backpacks full of school supplies to students in Iqaluit, Nunavut.  

Reaching out for support

December can be a difficult time for many of us and for many reasons. More than ever, now is the time reach out if you need support and to look out for friends and family who may need support. 

#UGUmbrella – Imagine what others may be going through, this December we look at Empathy 

Empathy is about being able to consider what someone else may be going through and imagining how they might be feeling or thinking. Empathy is often the first step toward compassionate action and helping others.  

Grade 7 and 8 students at Island Lake PS send letters of thanks to frontline workers 

Grade 7 and 8 students in Stacey Manzerolle and Mardell Miller’s classrooms recently took part in an activity to thank the frontline workers who have been so dedicated to the Orangeville community during the COVID-19 pandemic.  

Two UGDSB students organize street food drives 

Earlier this year, Credit Meadows Elementary School grade 7 student Jaylen decided to give back to the community by organizing a food drive with his father, Orangeville District Secondary School Teacher Koven Padayachee. Quickly this idea of a street-based food drive blossomed into something more.  

Feedback welcome on board Policy 503 – Safe Schools

The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public feedback on board Policy 503 – Safe Schools. The deadline to provide feedback is January 19 at 4pm.

Board Meeting Highlights for November 2020

The November meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board was held on November 24, 2020. The following provides highlights from the meeting.