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Centennial CVI adapts annual blood drive this school year

Centennial Collegiate Vocational Institute is making some changes to their annual blood drive this year to work around COVID-19 limitations.

Board Meeting Highlights for October 2020

The October meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board was held on October 27, 2020. The following provides highlights from the meeting.

Remote Otter Kindergarten students start Roots of Empathy program

Roots of Empathy offers empathy building courses in schools and childcare centres that teach children about feelings while connecting them with a parent and baby.

Kindergarten students at Westwood PS learn to be in nature 

Students in Kindergarten at Westwood Public School have been spending a lot of time in nature as a way to get outside but also to learn. 

GCVI Music has gone virtual this year for unique student experiences 

Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute’s Music program has moved to an online setting this year to accommodate rehearsals and concerts under COVID-19 restrictions.  

Police Presence in Schools town hall and survey info

The Upper Grand District School Board is seeking input regarding the presence of police in UGDSB schools. Please read the following for our virtual town hall and survey information.

Creative writing pieces by John F. Ross CVI students featured in Guelph publication

Students from John F. Ross Collegiate Vocational Institute had the opportunity to have their work featured in the Guelph Mercury Tribune.

Attention grade 8 students: Applications are now being accepted for the IB Preparatory Program

The IB Preparatory Program is for students in grades 9 and 10 and is held at Guelph CVI. The program prepares students to be organized planners, confident learners and innovative thinkers.

ERS Otters admin team show school spirit during Terry Fox fundraiser 

The admin team for the Upper Grand District School Board’s Elementary Remote School showed their school spirit earlier this month during a Terry Fox fundraiser.  

Secondary student information on quad 1 reporting, quad 2 model

Information for secondary students regarding quadmester 2, the board’s Intent to Change Survey, assessment, community hours and more.