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UGLearnGreen: December 10 is Human Rights Day

Posted December 2, 2019

Human Rights Day is December 10. This day calls on everyone to stand up for human rights.

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Trustees unanimously approve climate change declaration

Posted November 27, 2019

At the November 26, 2019, meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board, trustees unanimously approved a trustee initiative focused on climate change.

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UGLearnGreen: November 29 is Buy Nothing Day

Posted November 18, 2019

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.

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The UGDSB heads outside for Take Me Outside Day

Posted October 23, 2019

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.

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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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