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Norwel DSS hosts 2nd annual Amazing Race challenge

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On October 12, Norwell District Secondary School students embarked on a race through the Palmerston community for the second annual Amazing Race challenge.

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J.D. Hogarth staff and students celebrate Mrs. Dandy’s 100th birthday

It was a very special day at J.D. Hogarth Public School on Friday. Staff and students organized an event to celebrate one of the school’s most loved volunteers – Mrs. Dandy.

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Rickson Ridge students learn trail building skills at Guelph’s Arboretum

On Sept. 20 and Sept. 21, 2017, intermediate students at Rickson Ridge Public School went to the Arboretum and the University of Guelph to learn some trail building skills.

Students at Rickson Ridge Public School are honing their skills in trail building and plant identification, while spending time in nature.

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Victory PS and GCVI students celebrate La célebration de la Francophonie en Ontario

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On September 25, students from Victory Public School and Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute gathered at Guelph City Hall for La célebration de la Francophonie en Ontario.

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Ponsonby teacher promotes team building during first week of school

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Grade 5/6 teacher, Josh Ellis, spent some of the first week back in the classroom promoting team building with his students. Students were tasked with the Hubba Bubba Challenge. In teams of five, students were given two oven mitts and one package of Hubba Bubba chewing gum.

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Parkinson Centennial PS receives grant for new taps

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Parkinson Centennial Public School installed two new environmentally-friendly taps at the school on June 29.

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MAPS students have surprise encounter in Ottawa

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Students from Mono-Amaranth Public School had a memorable meeting on a recent class trip to Ottawa.

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John Black PS gets new accessible primary playground

John Black Public School has improved the school playground, through the help of community sponsors.

John Black Public School was fortunate enough to improve their playground through the help of community sponsors.

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Centennial CVI finishes its first AP calculus class

In June 2017, Centennial Collegiate Vocational Institute finished its first Advanced Placement Calculus course. This is the first AP Calculus course of its kind in the Upper Grand District School Board.

Centennial Collegiate Vocational Institute has just finished its first Advanced Placement Calculus course. This is the first AP Calculus course of its kind in the UGDSB.

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John Galt PS unveils new buddy bench

John Galt Public School unveiled its new buddy bench on June 15, 2017, at the school. The buddy bench was funded by Get in Touch with Hutch along with the Nicholas Lambden Foundation.

John Galt Public School unveiled its new buddy bench on June 15 at the school. The buddy bench was funded by Get in Touch with Hutch along with the Nicholas Lambden Foundation.

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