This January, the Upper Grand District School Board is holding a contest, asking staff and students to pledge their Eco Resolutions.
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.
Students at Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute have organized an event that focuses on sustainability and equity.
Human Rights Day is December 10. This day calls on everyone to stand up for human rights.
At the November 26, 2019, meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board, trustees unanimously approved a trustee initiative focused on climate change.
Buy Nothing Day is an awareness day highlighting society’s habit of buying too many things. It is a day for society to examine the issue of over-consumption and is held on ‘Black Friday,’ which is one of the busiest shopping days in North America.
October 23 is Take Me Outside Day and the Upper Grand District School Board joined hundreds of other Canadian school boards by taking learning to the outdoor classroom.
On October 4, students from Centennial Collegiate Vocational Institute’s CELP joined grade 8 students from Rickson Ridge Public School and members of the Kortright Hills Public School Green Team to plant 1,500 trees.
Students and staff from across the Upper Grand District School Board put on their raincoats and boots and walked, biked or rolled to school on October 2.
Elementary and secondary students in the Upper Grand District School Board are joining together to take part in a tree planting initiative.