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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 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. 

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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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If you hear it, speak up – Reporting harmful language in schools

Posted October 18, 2023

The words we use in schools and in our board offices mean things, and we all have a responsibility to speak up when we hear harmful language or discriminatory practices being used in our educational settings. Here’s how you can stop and report harmful language in schools.

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Supports for students, staff and members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community

Posted September 20, 2023

The UGDSB stands in solidarity with the 2SLGBTQIA+ community.  We will not tolerate hate directed at the 2SLGBTQIA+ community and other oppressed groups.

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Alicia Ralph announced as Human Rights and Equity Advisor at the UGDSB

Posted July 11, 2023

The Upper Grand District School Board is excited to announce it has hired Alicia Ralph as the UGDSB’s Human Rights and Equity Advisor (HREA).

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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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Grade 6 students at Ken Danby PS work toward dismantling oppression 

Posted June 5, 2023

Grade 6 students at Ken Danby Public School have been hard at work this year seeking opportunities to dismantle racism and oppression in the school community.  

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#UGIncludesPride: Celebrating inclusion and learning this Pride Month 

Posted June 1, 2023

June 1st marks the start of Pride Month, a celebration and learning of 2SLGBTQIA+ people, history and futures.  

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UGDSB students unite for 2023 Special Olympics 

Posted May 17, 2023

After a long three years, the Special Olympics Track and Field Day returned on May 17, 2023. 

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