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UGDSB Cooperative Education Employer of the Week (Oct. 25, 2021)

Each week, the UGDSB highlights a different employer or organization in our community that supports Upper Grand students through cooperative education. This week, Guelph Toyota.

Dress Purple Day on October 27 brings awareness to vulnerable children and families

Dress Purple Day is October 27, 2021. The campaign aims to get the public’s support in realizing that the responsibility to help these vulnerable communities  is on all of us. 

UGDSB celebrates Waste Reduction Week

This past week, students got to learn about waste reduction and how they can reduce waste in their everyday lives.

Schedule and criteria for the resumption of indoor inter-school athletics

The Upper Grand District School Board and Wellington Catholic District School Board, in consultation with District 4 and District 10 officials, are excited to announce the resumption of indoor inter-school athletics.

Artwork from Rickson Ridge and Sir Isaac Brock students featured in City of Guelph environmental contest

Artwork from students at Rickson Ridge Public School and Sir Isaac Brock Public School is being featured by the City of Guelph to encourage a conversation around the importance of water.

Westminster Woods’ Library Advisory shows leadership at school

Eighth grade students at Westminster Woods’ Public School are energetic about finding ways for all students to feel included and represented within their school with a new Library Advisory Committee.

UGDSB to host Centre Wellington Community Meeting

The Upper Grand District School Board, in partnership with our regional partners, invites Centre Wellington community members to the first in a series of community engagement meetings aimed at violence reduction and suicide prevention. The Centre Wellington community has experienced much loss and tragedy over the past decade, including recent events that have brought the issues of transphobia and homophobia to the forefront.

After-school program looks to bust stress for UGDSB students

The Upper Grand District School Board has teamed up with Strong Minds, Strong Kids Psychology Canada (SMSKPC) Canada to deliver a virtual after school program that will teach students stress management strategies.

Considerations around Halloween, equity and COVID-19 safety

With Halloween fast approaching, all schools have been asked to consider and revise their plans for Spirit Days, including Halloween. The goal for all Upper Grand District School Board schools is that if Spirit Days are celebrated, they are planned carefully to ensure inclusivity.

UGDSB Cooperative Education Employer of the Week (Oct. 18, 2021)

Each week, the UGDSB highlights a different employer or organization in our community that supports Upper Grand students through cooperative education. This week, Athlete Institute in Mono, Ontario.