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UGDSB celebrates Pride Month!

Posted June 1, 2022

June marks a month of intentional celebration and learning of 2SLGBTQIA+ people, history and futures in the Upper Grand District School Board. 

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International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Posted May 17, 2022

May 17 is the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, a worldwide celebration of sexual and gender diversities.

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UGDSB Together: Celebrating International Day of Pink at the UGDSB

Posted April 21, 2022

The UGDSB celebrated the International Day of Pink on April 13. The International Day of Pink is a worldwide anti-bullying, anti-homophobia and anti-transphobia event.  

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UGDSB and PIC host virtual parent event – ‘A Parent’s Role in Supporting Equity and Indigenous Education’

Posted April 12, 2022

The Upper Grand District School Board and the Parent Involvement Committee present ‘A Parent’s Role in Supporting Equity and Indigenous Education’ – a virtual presentation.

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Ramadan Mubarak to all of those observing

Posted April 4, 2022

April 2, subject to new moon sighting, marks the beginning of Ramadan.  Many students, families and staff in the Upper Grand District School Board and worldwide are observing Ramadan, during this 9th month of the Islamic calendar.  

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Parents/guardians at Waverley Drive PS pay it forward with pizza

Posted March 28, 2022

Waverley Drive Public School is ensuring that all pieces of the pie are shared equally in more ways than one. 

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International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Posted March 21, 2022

March 21 is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. The date March 21 holds symbolic significance as it commemorates the day authorities in South Africa opened fire and killed 69 peaceful people at a demonstration against apartheid “pass laws” in 1960. In Canada in particular we use this day as an opportunity to remember and reflect on the discrimination that Indigenous, Black and Racialized people continue to face every day.

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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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Board Meeting Highlights for February 2022

Posted February 23, 2022

The February meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board was held on February 22, 2022. The following provides highlights from the meeting.

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Disrupting antisemitism and celebrating Jewish identity

Posted February 1, 2022

Learning opportunities for school communities committed to countering racism and antisemitism are available through a number of sources. The need for this learning remains crucial.

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