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William C. Winegard PS students record The Diversity Song: Honouring respect, acceptance and Dr. Winegard

Posted June 26, 2019

Students at William C. Winegard Public School have written and recorded an original song celebrating diversity, unity and the late Dr. William Winegard.

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#UGRainbow2019 – Students and staff reflect at Rainbow Leadership Summit

Posted June 4, 2019

Upper Grand District School Board students in grades 5-12 spent the day celebrating and learning at the Rainbow Leadership Summit on June 4.

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Mono-Amaranth PS celebrates kindness with Kind Club

Posted May 30, 2019

Students and staff at Mono-Amaranth Public School are celebrating kindness through the school’s Kind Club.

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#UGDSBIncludesPride – Staff are using tech as a positive platform to share student voice

Posted April 3, 2019

Upper Grand District School Board staff and students have been hard at work preparing for June’s Rainbow Leadership Summit and this year a different approach was taken to reach out to student LGBTQ+ and GSA groups in the UGDSB.

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Paisley Road PS students learn about inclusion with wheelchair basketball star Patrick Anderson

Posted January 31, 2019

Students at Paisley Road Public School were given an amazing opportunity to further their learning in inclusion and accessibility through a very special guest visit.

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Holocaust survivor shares story of resilience with John F. Ross CVI students

Posted December 5, 2018

On December 5, students at John F. Ross CVI had the incredible experience of hearing a first-hand account of the horrors of the Holocaust from Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter. 

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UGDSB stands up to bullying during Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week

Posted November 23, 2018

Students and staff in the Upper Grand District School Board joined their voices to stand up to bullying during Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week.

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Remembering those affected by residential schools on Orange Shirt Day

Posted October 1, 2018

The Upper Grand District School Board honoured Orange Shirt Day this year on October 1. Orange Shirt Day is an opportunity for everyone to come together in the spirit of reconciliation and to keep discussing openly all aspects of residential schools, something the Upper Grand DSB does throughout the year. 

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UGDSB students speak their truth and show the love at annual Rainbow Coalition Conference

Posted May 2, 2018

Hundreds of Upper Grand youth were encouraged to find their voice at a powerful conference for LGBTQ youth.

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Upper Grand schools celebrate equity and inclusion during Education Week 2018

Posted April 23, 2018

Schools across the Upper Grand District School Board will showcase the work they are doing in equity and inclusion this spring.

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