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Edward Johnson PS teacher wins 2020 Mike Elrick Environmental Leadership Award

Posted June 22, 2020

A teacher from Edward Johnson Public School in Guelph has be awarded the Upper Grand District School Board’s Mike Elrick Environmental Leadership Award.

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Grade 5 students at Kortright Hills PS win video challenge

Posted May 13, 2020

The Water Rockers, Grade 5 students at Kortright Hills Public School in Ms. Dykstra’s class, have recently been named the winners of a video challenge.

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UGLearnGreen: Earth Day is April 22 – How will you celebrate the Earth?

Posted April 20, 2020

April 22 is Earth Day, a great day to celebrate our planet. Earth Day is 50 years old this year, which is a great reason to celebrate.

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UGLearnGreen: You can make a difference this Earth Hour

Posted March 23, 2020

Earth Hour’s mission is to unite people to protect the planet by raising awareness of about climate change and encouraging positive action.

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SHSM students at CCVI construct indoor vertical garden

Posted March 10, 2020

Grade 11 and 12 students in the SHSM at Centennial Collegiate Vocational Institute have been busy constructing an indoor vertical garden.

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UGLearnGreen: UGDSB pledges to make a difference through Eco Resolutions

Posted February 20, 2020

Staff and students across the Upper Grand District School Board have pledged to make changes in their lives to reduce their carbon footprint, live waste-free and adopt environmentally-minded habits.

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UGLearnGreen: Make the Earth better by wearing a sweater

Posted February 3, 2020

National Sweater Day is a way to learn about the importance of saving energy and to inspire you to use less energy all winter.

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Pledge your Eco Resolution for 2020!

Posted January 7, 2020

This January, the Upper Grand District School Board is holding a contest, asking staff and students to pledge their Eco Resolutions.

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#UGLearnGreen – It’s time to make your Eco Resolution for the New Year

Posted December 19, 2019

It will soon be a brand new year, which is the perfect time to make an eco resolution for the environment. This January, the UGDSB is holding a contest for all staff and students, asking everyone to identify an environmental issue that concerns them and action steps they can take to help address the problem.  

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GCVI Environmental and Equity clubs host clothing and book swap

Posted December 9, 2019

Students at Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute have organized an event that focuses on sustainability and equity.

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