Take Tech: Grade 8 tech days see increase in grade 9 enrolment

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.

UGDSB schools spend the week spreading messages about bullying prevention

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.

Ontarians invited to provide input into provincial review of assessment and reporting practices

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, parents invited to learn more about high school programs

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.

Beards4Breakfasts: UGDSB principals growing beards to support school nutrition programs

Five elementary principals are hoping to raise thousands of dollars for the Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington’s Food & Friends program.

Montgomery Village PS discusses poverty with HatsOnDufferin

On November 17, HatsOnDufferin came to Montgomery Village Public School to drop off 100 homemade hats for students in the school.

ODSS hosts Citizenship Day event for new Canadians

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.

UGDSB students attend Indigenous Youth Leadership Summit

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.

SHSM students participate in health and wellness certification day

Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) students participated in a Health and Wellness certification day on November 10.