Hundreds of grade 8 students are getting the opportunity to visit their future secondary schools to engage with fellow students and staff and learn what a career in tech could be like.
Students are celebrating kindness and inclusivity, while raising awareness for bullying prevention.
8 teachers, including 2 from UGDSB, awarded Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Teaching
Eight teachers, including two from the UGDSB, have received the Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Teaching. The teachers from across the country showcase Canadian history in new ways.
The Government of Ontario is inviting members of the public to provide input as they conduct a review of assessment and reporting practices in the province.
Grade 8 students and their parents/guardians are invited to learn more about the great opportunities Upper Grand DSB high schools have to offer – from academics and trades to sports, music and the arts.
Five elementary principals are hoping to raise thousands of dollars for the Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington’s Food & Friends program.
On November 17, HatsOnDufferin came to Montgomery Village Public School to drop off 100 homemade hats for students in the school.
On November 16, a group of people anxiously waiting to become Canadian citizens came together at Orangeville District Secondary School to take their final oath of citizenship.
On November 14, students from the Upper Grand District School Board came together at the Art Gallery of Guelph for the Indigenous Youth Leadership Summit.
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) students participated in a Health and Wellness certification day on November 10.
Spotlight on schools
A number of CHSS students, all enrolled in the Manufacturing Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) program, were the first in the school board to receive highly useful and sought after forklift training.