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Attendance areas proposed for new school and French Immersion in Rockwood

GUELPH, Ontario (November 11, 2013) — The second report of the New Rockwood Elementary
School Boundary Review has been posted to the Upper Grand District
School Board website at www.ugdsb.ca/rbr. The document will be
presented to the Business Operations Committee on November 12, and at a
Public Information Session on November 21.

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Board approves schedule for school boundary reviews

GUELPH, Ontario (October 12, 2011) — The Upper Grand District School Board has approved a schedule of school boundary reviews as the next step in the implementation of its full day kindergarten (FDK) plan by September 2014.

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Attendance area proposed for new Orangeville elementary school

GUELPH, Ontario (April 5, 2013) — The second report of the New Settlers Creek JK-8 RT
Boundary Review has been posted to the Upper Grand District School Board
website, in advance of the presentation to trustees on Tuesday, April 9
and at a public information session on Thursday, April 11.

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All Upper Grand elementary schools closed on Friday, January 11, 2013

GUELPH, Ontario (January 9, 2013) — Earlier today it was reported that the Elementary
Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) will stage a one day political
protest against the provincial government on Friday, January 11, 2013.
As a result all Upper Grand elementary schools will be closed to
students to ensure the safety of children.

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Aboriginal Heritage Festival 2012 celebrates Native Art and Culture

ABOYNE, Ontario (March 26, 2012) — A celebration blending the quiet beauty of Native Art with the sounds of the drum and the power of indigenous voice is coming to the Wellington County Museum & Archives April 20-21.

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84% of Grade 10 Students Pass Provincial Literacy Test on First Attempt

GUELPH, Ontario (June 15, 2011) –  Eighty-four percent of the grade 10
students who were eligible to write the EQAO’s Ontario Secondary School
Literacy Test (OSSLT) for the first time were successful this year,
maintaining a high rate of success. Results for the Upper Grand District
School Board were slightly above the provincial average for the fifth
consecutive year, and followed provincial trends.

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28 schools earn EcoSchool certification

GUELPH, Ontario (June 12, 2012) —  28 schools earn EcoSchool certification. Twenty four elementary schools and four secondary schools in the Upper Grand District School Board have been certified as Ontario EcoSchools.

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2014 results from the Regional Technological Skills Competition for secondary students

GUELPH, Ontario (April 17, 2014) — Gold medal winners from recent Regional Skills
Competitions held in the Upper Grand and Wellington Catholic school
boards will soon be proceeding to the Ontario Technological Skills
Competitions in Waterloo May 5-7, 2014.

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2013 results from the Regional Technological Skills Competition for secondary students

GUELPH, Ontario (April 23, 2013) — Gold medal winners from recent Regional Skills
Competitions held in the Upper Grand and Wellington Catholic school
boards will soon be proceeding to the Ontario Technological Skills
Competitions in Waterloo May 6-8, 2013.

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Public sector salary disclosure

GUELPH, Ontario (March 31, 2009) — As required by the Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act, the Upper Grand District School Board is required to disclose to the public the names and salaries of all employees who earn over $100,000 a year. The following table provides the information for the 2008 calendar year.

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