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UG Community attends International Day of Pink event

Posted April 17, 2024

On Monday, April 15 students and staff filled the Arthur and Area Community Centre to attend an International Day of Pink Event hosted by the UGDSB’s Equity Team. 

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Centennial CVI celebrates Eid and South Asian New Year

Posted April 16, 2024

On April 12, 2024, Centennial Collegiate Vocational Institute (CCVI) hosted a grand, school-wide Eid and South Asian New Year celebration.

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John F. Ross hosts global awareness symposium for student action

Posted March 8, 2024

Everyone has the power to make a difference in the world; which is what students at John F. Ross CVI learned at their school event for empowering youth action for world issues.

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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.

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Students celebrate Lunar New Year at Westminster Woods PS

Posted February 12, 2024

Grade 6 students at Westminster Woods Public School are wishing their peers a happy Lunar New Year.

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CWDHS teacher recipient of Michener Award Fellowship

Posted June 29, 2023

Congratulations to Centre Wellington District High School teacher, Alanna King and her project partner, journalist Sarah Trick, for being the recipients of The Michener Awards Foundation Fellowship.

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CCVI celebrates second annual Culture Day

Posted May 24, 2023

On Friday May 19, Centennial CVI celebrated its second annual Culture Day. It was a beautiful day with students showcasing different foods, fashion, music, dance and more.

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Egale and the Pine River Institute present ‘Affirming Adults’ – an online workshop

Posted April 12, 2023

On Wednesday, May 10 at 6:30 pm, Egale Canada and the Pine River Institute’s Centre for Family Initiatives is putting on an online workshop to affirm young adults. This is a critical factor in protecting the positive mental health and overall well-being of 2SLGBTQIA+ youth.

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Local author Amaya James reads ‘Afro, No!’ to Laurelwoods students

Posted March 27, 2023

On March 1, Laurelwoods Elementary School students were left inspired after nine-year-old, local author Amaya James visited to read her book ‘Afro, No!’

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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. 

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