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UGDSB students plant 1,500 trees to help local water supply

Posted October 4, 2019

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.

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UGDSB students walked (and wheeled) to school on October 2

Posted October 2, 2019

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.

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Guelph students to plant 1,500 trees to help project city’s water supply

Posted September 27, 2019

Elementary and secondary students in the Upper Grand District School Board are joining together to take part in a tree planting initiative.

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UGLearnGreen: October 2 is International Walk to School Day

Posted September 24, 2019

In October, we celebrate “active travel” by encouraging students to walk, bike or roll between home and school, or to actively travel as much as they can in their local environments.

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100% of schools in the Upper Grand DSB certify as an EcoSchool for the second year in a row!

Posted June 18, 2019

This year, all 76 elementary and secondary schools in the Upper Grand District School Board achieved certification with the Ontario EcoSchools program, joining a growing movement of 1,900 schools across the province.

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Aberfoyle PS participates in school-wide planting project

Posted May 31, 2019

Students and staff were dressed for the sunshine on May 31 and eager to participate in a school-wide planting project.

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UGLearnGreen: June 5 is World Environment Day!

Posted May 27, 2019

June 5 is World Environment Day where we learn that protecting the planet is everyone’s responsibility.

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Fred A. Hamilton PS students learn about soil health and conservation

Posted May 8, 2019

Science buddies at F.A. Hamilton Public School are learning about soil health and conservation through a cheeky project from the Soil Conservation Council of Canada.

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Kortright Hills PS teacher wins Energy Educator of the Year award

Posted May 8, 2019

Cathy Dykstra, a grade 5 teacher at Kortright Hills Public School, has been named the 2019 Classroom Energy Diet Challenge Energy Educator of the Year.

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CDDHS students learn about recycling through poster project

Posted May 6, 2019

Students at Centre Dufferin District High School are finding creative ways to encourage proper waste sorting and recycling at school.

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