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Willow Road Public School to celebrate 50 years

Willow Road Public School is celebrating 50 years of inspiring kids to believe in themselves.

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Board approves draft school year calendar for 2019-20

At the March meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board trustees approved draft school year calendars for the 2019-2020 school year for elementary and secondary schools in the Upper Grand DSB.

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Upper Grand’s regional Skills Canada competition sets a new record with 358 elementary teams participating

The success of the Upper Grand District School Board’s regional skills competition continues to surpass expectations, and this year promises to be bigger and better than ever.

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Guelph elementary students to perform with Canadian musician Coco Love Alcorn

On Wednesday April 3, students from Mitchell Woods Public School and Rickson Ridge Public School will rehearse and perform with Canadian singer/songwriter, Coco Love Alcorn.

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Nominate an Everyday Hero in the UGDSB

Our school communities wouldn’t be what they are without exceptional staff, students, volunteers and community members. Now’s your chance to recognize that person who goes the extra mile to make the Upper Grand an amazing place to work and learn.

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Board Meeting Highlights for February 2019

The February meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board was held on February 26, 2019. The following provides highlights from the meeting.

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New pilot project to help students transition from co-op to careers in the skilled trades

A new program is launching in Guelph that will give students the tools to make successful transitions to careers in the skilled trades.

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School board conducting voluntary survey to help support the diverse needs of UGDSB families

This winter, the Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a system-wide survey, to help the board understand the demographic makeup, diversity and ongoing needs of our student population.

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GCVI students to explore in demand careers in tech and the trades

On March 6, Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute is hosting its third annual Tech & Trades Fair.

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Board Meeting Highlights for January 2019

The January meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board was held on February 5, 2019. The following provides highlights from the meeting.

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