Skip to Main Content

Students and staff at Waverley Drive PS combine culture and math

Posted April 3, 2024

Toward the end of February, Waverley Drive Public School French Teacher, Andrew Agyare-Tabbi, introduced students in Tanya Hipfner’s grade 4/5 class to Kente cloth.

Read more about Students and staff at Waverley Drive PS combine culture and math »

Looking Back on Black Heritage, Black Brilliance and Black Futures month at the UG

Posted February 29, 2024

As February comes to an end, we remember that this month is more than just about history. In 2021, Upper Grand students and staff in their work to re-conceptualize Black History Month, ended up renaming it Black Heritage, Black Brilliance and Black Futures month.

Read more about Looking Back on Black Heritage, Black Brilliance and Black Futures month at the UG »

Students at John F Ross CVI learn through afro and textured hair program

Posted February 28, 2024

On February 26, 2024, Grade 12 Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) students from John F. Ross CVI, began a four-day SHSM program designed to introduce them to the multifaceted world of hairstyling.

Read more about Students at John F Ross CVI learn through afro and textured hair program »

Students learn about Black Canadian history through engaging presentations

Posted February 13, 2024

Many students throughout the Upper Grand DSB have been learning about Black Canadian history, through engaging presentations with Tracy Cain. 

Read more about Students learn about Black Canadian history through engaging presentations »

Celebrating Black Joy this February

Posted February 1, 2024

This February, the Upper Grand District School Board is honouring Black Heritage, Black Brilliance and Black Joy.

Read more about Celebrating Black Joy this February »

Upper Grand students learn about the Black settlers of Wellington County

Posted March 7, 2023

During Black Heritage, Black Futures and Black Brilliance Month, students at the Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB) received a presentation about the history and influence of Black settlers in Wellington County during the 19th century. 

Read more about Upper Grand students learn about the Black settlers of Wellington County »

Black Heritage, Black Brilliance, Black Futures Month beyond February

Posted March 1, 2023

At the UGDSB, we recognize that the work and learning we do during  Black Heritage, Black Brilliance, Black Futures must not be for the month of February alone, but rather an ideology that is practiced well beyond the 28th. 

Read more about Black Heritage, Black Brilliance, Black Futures Month beyond February »

GCVI Black Students’ Union appears on CBC Kids discussing Black Futures

Posted February 22, 2023

Students from the Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute’s (GCVI) Black Students Union teach us a valuable lesson.

Read more about GCVI Black Students’ Union appears on CBC Kids discussing Black Futures »

Celebrating Black Heritage, Black Brilliance, Black Futures Month at the UGDSB

Posted February 1, 2023

The UGDSB celebrates Black Heritage, Black Brilliance, Black Futures Month.

Read more about Celebrating Black Heritage, Black Brilliance, Black Futures Month at the UGDSB »

Students at CDDHS lead Black Brilliance conference

Posted June 6, 2022

Students from Centre Dufferin District High School’s Black Chapter hosted and led the Black Brilliance conference.

Read more about Students at CDDHS lead Black Brilliance conference »