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CCVI raises funds for Pakistan flood relief efforts

Centennial CVI held special fundraiser event that raised nearly $2,000 for the Canadian Red Cross, for its Pakistan flood relief efforts.

Parkinson Centennial PS students to explore mindfulness in Nuit Blanche-inspired art event

This December, Parkinson Centennial Public School in Orangeville will be transformed into an immersive art gallery, showcasing student work.

Help support your child’s stress management and well-being

Strong Minds Strong Kids, Psychology Canada is delivering a virtual after-school program for kids ages 8-12 in the Upper Grand District School Board community.

View daily school absences on the UGDSB website

The UGDSB is reporting daily on school absence rates, allowing us to monitor absenteeism rates and transparently share this information with the public. 

Honouring those on Transgender Day of Rememberance

On November 20 of every year, the Upper Grand District School Board, alongside the rest of our global community, honours the memory of transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence.

Parent Involvement Committee meeting on November 29, 2022, is cancelled

Please note that the Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) meeting on November 29, 2022, is cancelled.

Labour Update: No CUPE strike, regular school operations continue on Monday

On Sunday evening, Ontario’s Minister of Education, Stephen Lecce, announced that a tentative deal has been reached in negotiations between the province and CUPE Ontario. As such, all CUPE employees will report to work on Monday Nov. 21, 2022. 

Inclement weather procedures for UGDSB schools

With winter weather here, now is a great time to review the Upper Grand District School Board’s procedures for Inclement Weather Days. 

Labour Update: UGDSB contingency plans for week of Nov. 21-25, 2022

As you know, this week CUPE Ontario gave 5-days notice of a province-wide strike, putting them in a legal strike position as of Monday November 21. If the strike proceeds on Monday, the UGDSB has contingency plans in place. Please check the post for full details.

Schools across the UGDSB celebrate World Kindness Day

On Monday, November 14 the Upper Grand District School Board celebrated World Kindness Day.