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Board Meeting Highlights for September 2021

The September meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board was held on September 28, 2021. The following provides highlights from the meeting.

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UGDSB continues to support mental health and well-being through Wellness Works: The Umbrella Project and More!

The Upper Grand District School Board is excited to kick-off another year of monthly wellness themes and skill building to promote positive mental health.

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Waverley Drive PS adopted into Indigo’s Adopt a School fundraising program

Waverley Drive Public School is pleased to announce that it has been ‘adopted’ as part of the Canada-wide Indigo Adopt a School fundraising campaign.

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Board Meeting Highlights for August 2021

The August meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board was held on August 31, 2021. The following provides highlights from the meeting.

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Enhanced health and safety measures in UGDSB schools

The Upper Grand District School Board is looking forward to welcoming staff and students back to school this fall, and welcoming new families to the board. A key priority of the UGDSB is ensuring a safe learning and working environment as schools reopen.

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Registration for 2021-22 UGDSB Secondary Remote Learning runs August 3-12, 2021

Registration for Secondary Remote Learning is from August 3-12, 2021. This decision is for the entirety of Semester 1. Students and families will have an opportunity to choose between remote or in-person learning before the start of Semester 2. 

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First Nations, Metis and Inuit students build birch bark canoe learning from master builder

Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Healing Centre Waterloo Wellington partners with the Upper Grand District School Board to build a traditional birch bark canoe with high school students with direction from master birch bark canoe builder, Chuck Commanda.

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Kortright Hills PS teacher wins 2021 Mike Elrick Environmental Leadership Award

A teacher from Kortright Hills Public School in Guelph has been awarded the Upper Grand District School Board’s Mike Elrick Environmental Leadership Award.

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UGDSB approves the 2021-22 school year budget

The Upper Grand District School Board has passed the 2021-2022 school year budget.

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Senior Administration appointments and Secondary Principal-Vice Principal appointments

At the June 23, 2021, meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board, Trustees received information regarding several staff appointments.

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