On June 21, Linamar Corporation in Guelph held a reception to honour graduating high school students who have been selected for the Linamar apprenticeship program.
On June 19, Island Lake Public School and Spencer Avenue Elementary School each hosted a year-end gala for everyone involved in the GrandPals program.
On June 15, Erin District High School honoured retiring drama teacher Stephen Sherry by naming the Centre 2000 stage after him.
Every year, the Upper Grand District School Board presents the Mike Elrick Environmental Leadership Award to a staff member or volunteer who has demonstrated environmental leadership within their school community or school board.
Two grade 6 students from Kortright Hills Public School in Guelph were invited to present at the Learning for a Sustainable Future and 3M Annual State of Education for Sustainable Development Gala on June 14 in Toronto.
On June 14, over 120 students from all over the Upper Grand District School Board came together for the tenth annual Special Education prom.
On June 15, students from the Centre Wellington District High School’s Food Agriculture Resource Management program (FARM) hosted a Water Festival.
This year, schools across the Upper Grand are certifiably green! A record 100% of schools in the Upper Grand District School Board certified with the Ontario EcoSchools program.
A unique educational program is celebrating the success of this year’s graduates.
John F. Ross CVI teacher and rugby coach Mark Yanchus was named the recipient of the OFSAA Leadership in School Sport Award at the OFSAA banquet earlier this month.
Spotlight on schools
June 22 is the second annual President’s Choice Eat Together Day. Eat Together Day was originally developed with the intention of bringing people together, to disconnect from electronics and eat a meal together.