“Use a refillable water bottle!” That’s what the Water Rockers from Erin Public School and Montgomery Village Public School in Orangeville will be telling their schools and communities. The Water Rockers project brings almost 120 students together to raise awareness about global and local water issues.
The November 2014 meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board was
held on Tuesday, November 25. Highlights from the meeting include a report on a new elementary school for East Guelph, principal and vice-principal appointments, and financial statements.
When grade 8 students fill in their
option sheets for the courses they want to take in grade 9, they will
have two new options at Norwell District Secondary School in Palmerston. The Hockey Skills Development Program
will give students up to five hours on the ice in a two credit package.
Those interested in the arts can take two bundled courses in the Arts
Performance Project (APP), taking classes off-site at the Drayton
“Live Green. Learn Green. Go Green.” is the Upper Grand District School Board’s new environmental slogan.
To launch its new, board-wide focus on environmental stewardship, the UGDSB held a slogan contest for all students. The winning entry, selected as the favourite of the board’s environment committee, was written by Centre Wellington DHS grade 9 student Hannah L.
The Upper Grand District School Board invites you to attend the Official Opening of École Arbour Vista Public School, 200 McCann Street in Guelph, on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. Open House and refreshments to follow. RSVP by October 31st, 2014 to Anne Bonnar at 519-766-4555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The regular monthly meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board was held on Tuesday, October 28, 2014.
Friday, October 10 students from Ken Danby PS and Holy Trinity CS marked “International Walk to School Month” by walking to school with parents, school board staff, trustees, Guelph city staff, Guelph police officers, Guelph Mayor Karen Farbridge and Hon. Liz Sandals, Minister of Education. The Upper Grand District School Board is one of …
Last week (Sept. 29-Oct. 3) Ottawa Crescent PS welcomed artist Michael Cywink for a week-long mural creation project involving the entire school. Kudos to teacher Michelle Hornett for orchestrating this opportunity through the Aboriginal Artists in Schools program. Look for the gorgeous murals to be hung in the library.
The September 2014 meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board was held on Tuesday, September 30. The following are highlights from the meeting.
Upper Grand District School Board representatives, the Town of Minto and the developer of the former Harriston Senior Public School property have agreed to a temporary walkway for students to access Minto-Clifford Central Public School. The temporary walkway will be available once the George Street reconstruction is completed. This is estimated to be by the end of October.