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UGDSB students and staff continue FNMI education during Treaties Recognition week

Posted November 6, 2019

From November 4-10 continued their learning in Indigenous education as schools marked Treaties Recognition Week.

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Willow Road PS students find the math in Indigenous techniques of the peyote stitch

Posted October 23, 2019

For four days in October, students at Willow Road Public School engaged in a collaborative project that combined Indigenous knowledge and mathematics, by learning about the peyote stitch and tessellations.

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The UGDSB remembers those affected by residential schools on Orange Shirt Day

Posted September 30, 2019

Upper Grand District School Board students and staff come together year-round to discuss the importance of reconciliation, and as part of these ongoing discussions, on September 30 the UGDSB recognized Orange Shirt Day.  

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Grade 8 students at Rickson Ridge PS make videos to share their “moments of truth”

Posted June 21, 2019

Grade 8 students at Rickson Ridge Public School have been very busy over the last few weeks as they prepared videos where they speak to their “moments of truth.”

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The UGDSB highlighted Indigenous Education over the course of the 2018-19 school year

Posted June 21, 2019

June 21 is Indigenous Peoples Day. Many Upper Grand District School Board classrooms will be exploring and celebrating the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions for First Nation, Inuit and Métis peoples on this day.

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Aberfoyle PS students engage in deep learning around social justice

Posted April 16, 2019

Students at Aberfoyle Public School in all grades have spent the last eight months participating in inquiry projects about human and environmental rights.

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UGDSB Indigenous students come together for discussion and workshop

Posted February 21, 2019

Secondary Indigenous students in the Upper Grand District School Board gathered in Fergus and Alton for two Indigenous Youth Gatherings.

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GCVI students bring attention to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Posted December 21, 2018

Earlier this year, students in the Indigenous studies class at Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute began a Red Dress Project.

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UGDSB students recognize Treaties Recognition Week with Indigenous Arts Day

Posted November 7, 2018

On November 7, as part of Treaties Recognition Week, Indigenous students from eight Upper Grand District School Board schools came together for an arts day at the Art Gallery of Guelph.

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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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