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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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Board Meeting Highlights for June 2021

The June meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board was held on June 22, 2021. The following provides highlights from the meeting.

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Three UGDSB students awarded Schulich Leader Scholarship

Three Upper Grand District School Board Students were recently announced as winners of the prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarship.

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Director of Education Martha Rogers recipient of Fred L. Bartlett Memorial Award

The Upper Grand District School Board’s Director of Education, Martha Rogers, has been named the recipient of the Fred L. Bartlett Memorial Award. The award is presented annually by the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association and honours “an active or retired member of the teaching profession for outstanding contribution to education in Ontario.”

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Beyond Borders students to host virtual charity fundraiser 

Upper Grand District School Board students in the Beyond Borders program have been busy preparing for their upcoming charity fundraiser, Elevate, on June 24, 2021.

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Secondary Principal/Vice-Principal Transfers and Appointments, effective Sept. 1, 2021

The following Secondary Principal and Vice-Principal transfers and appointments are effective September 1, 2021.

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We include all awesome humans – UGDSB Kicks off Pride Month celebrations

Throughout the month of June, the Upper Grand District School Board will be celebrating Pride Month at the board and school levels and as a community.

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UGDSB approves new Indigenous Education policy

Policy 519 states that the Upper Grand District School Board acknowledges that Indigenous Peoples are distinct from other equity seeking groups in that they are self-determining nations with inherent rights, laws, and institutions. Indigenous rights are distinct. It is the goal of the UGDSB to ensure that Indigenous staff and students are not deprived of their rights, and are provided with a learning and working environment that is free from racism and discrimination of any kind.

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