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UGDSB celebrates the ‘Rock Your Mocs’ initiative

Posted November 14, 2022

The UGDSB and the Indigenous Education department invite all students and staff to participate in the “Rock Your Mocs’ initiative. 

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UGDSB staff and students to continue their learning during Treaties Recognition Week 

Posted November 7, 2022

This year, Treaties Recognition Week is November 6-12, 2022. This annual event honours the importance of treaties and helps students learn more about treaty rights and relationships. By learning more about our collective treaty rights and obligations, we can create greater understanding and nurture these relationships. During this week and throughout the year, UGDSB staff and students will continue their Indigenous Education learning.  

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The UGDSB recognizes Truth and Reconciliation Week and Orange Shirt Day

Posted September 26, 2022

September 26 to September 30 is Truth and Reconciliation Week. UGDSB staff have created numerous resources and opportunities to support staff and student learning.

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CWDHS student receives 2022 Rotary Indigenous Youth Award

Posted June 22, 2022

A student from Centre Wellington District High School has been named the recipient of the 2022 Rotary Indigenous Youth Award. 

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Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day

Posted June 21, 2022

The Upper Grand District School Board continues to celebrate National Indigenous History Month throughout the Month of June. June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day.

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Learning and work in Indigenous education continues throughout Indigenous History Month

Posted June 3, 2022

June is National Indigenous History Month, a month to continue learning and work in Indigenous Education and Reconciliation, and to learn about and celebrate the histories, cultures and futures of Indigenous Peoples.

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Indigenous artists paint murals with students at Fred A. Hamilton PS

Posted May 25, 2022

Students at Fred A. Hamilton PS extended their appreciation to Indigenous educators and muralists, Michael ‘Cy’ Cywink and Gerry Ranger, after spending several days creating murals that would hang on the walls of their school for generations to come. 

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May 5 is Red Dress Day

Posted May 5, 2022

Red Dress Day is a National Day of Awareness for Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two Spirit People.

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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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Commemorating Indigenous Veterans Day on November 8

Posted November 8, 2021

November 8 is Indigenous Veterans Day. Most Canadians are not aware of the contributions made by Indigenous Warriors in those military campaigns, nor of the crucial role they played during the War of 1812 – the only war ever fought on Canadian soil.

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