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Guelph school bands combine for Pride concert with world renowned composer

Posted November 30, 2022

The UGDSB’s SHSM program will be presenting a huge concert celebration in Guelph to celebrate Pride and Inclusion featuring world renowned band composer Randall Standridge.

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Honouring those on Transgender Day of Rememberance

Posted November 21, 2022

On November 20 of every year, the Upper Grand District School Board, alongside the rest of our global community, honours the memory of transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence.

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Centennial CVI celebrates first Diwali dance

Posted October 31, 2022

The halls of Centennial Collegiate Vocational Institute (CCVI) were alight with celebration as students and staff participated in its first cultural-themed dance for Diwali – the festival of lights. 

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A reflection on Black Heritage, Black Brilliance, Black Futures Month

Posted March 1, 2022

Reflecting on all that was accomplished during Black Heritage, Black Brilliance, Black Futures Month.

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UGDSB celebrates Black Heritage, Black Brilliance, Black Futures Month

Posted February 1, 2022

During the month of February a variety of resources and supports centering Black histories, experiences and contributions are highlighted and celebration across all grades in the UGDSB.

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UGDSB participates in The National Day of Remembrance of the Quebec City Mosque Attack

Posted January 28, 2022

The Upper Grand District School Board is committed to disrupting systemic racism and oppression in all of its forms. Through mandatory and voluntary professional development, access to resources and learning opportunities and guest speakers, we are committed to naming, addressing and disrupting Islamophobia and other acts of racism.

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Celebrating Diwali on November 4

Posted November 4, 2021

Diwali or Deepavali is the Hindu-originated festival of lights. Diwali is one of the major festivals celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, and some Buddhists, along with many other groups across the globe.

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UGDSB participates in FOLD Kids Book Fest, celebrating underrepresented authors and storytellers

Posted November 1, 2021

The FOLD Kids Book Fest looks to introduce young readers to books by by authors from different cultures and communities.

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Westminster Woods’ Library Advisory shows leadership at school

Posted October 22, 2021

Eighth grade students at Westminster Woods’ Public School are energetic about finding ways for all students to feel included and represented within their school with a new Library Advisory Committee.

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CDDHS students express love for themselves through Hair Love video

Posted February 16, 2021

Students in the Black Chapter student group at Centre Dufferin District High School recently released a video as part of Black Heritage, Black Brilliance and Black Futures month, the topic of this video – Hair Love.

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