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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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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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