At the November 28, 2023, Board meeting, four (4) policies were released for public consultation. All policy pages can be accessed on the website (www.ugdsb.on.ca/board/policy) or by using the links below. Feedback is welcome until January 12, 2024.
Trustee Ralf Mesenbrink, school board trustee for Wards 2, 3 and 4 in the City of Guelph, was acclaimed Chair of the Upper Grand District School Board at the Board Meeting on November 28, 2023.
Last week Thursday, AgScape, Grand River Agricultural Society, and the UGDSB collaborated to host a day-long career fair for more than 600 students.
Congratulations to Erin Doupe, from John F. Ross Collegiate Vocational Institute, who was named the recipient of the Governor General’s History Award for Teaching Excellence.
The Upper Grand District School Board has received a request to rename the Guelph Board Office. We are seeking input in this process.
Last week, students and staff at Centennial Collegiate Vocational Institute (CCVI) let their lights shine as they commenced their Diwali Dinner and Dance with a candle lighting ceremony.
The United Way has always believed that ‘Better is Possible and has returned for its annual campaign.
On November 15, 2023, Specialist High Skills Major students from Centre Wellington District High School embarked on an exciting journey into the realm of videography at the Ed Video Media Arts Centre.
Last week and this week, Mitchell Woods Public School has been hosting their annual holiday food drive for The West Willow Village Community Development Co-operative.
It is Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week – Here’s how you can educate yourself and your child/ren
November 19 to 25, 2023 is Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week. Each year, Ontario designates the week beginning on the third Sunday of November as Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week (BAPW) to help promote safe schools and a positive learning environment.
Spotlight on schools
Earlier in November, grade 12 Centre Wellington District High School student Keira participated in the Canadian U18 National Hockey Championships in Dawson Creek, British Columbia.