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Blooming efforts: GCVI students transform Westwood PS gardens

Posted May 22, 2024

Under the gentle spring sun, students from GCVI’s Green Industries class transformed Westwood Public School’s gardens.

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Ken Danby PS students create Earth inspired art piece

Posted April 30, 2024

Students in the Ken Danby Public School Intermediate Art Club have been working hard this spring.

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Grade 2 student writes book about helping the environment 

Posted February 20, 2024

A second grade student at the Elementary Remote Learning Program named Jacob is making a positive impact within his school and local community through his writing and commitment to environmental conservation.  

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UGDSB elementary students participate in EcoStars program with CELP student leaders

Posted October 19, 2023

Upper Grand District School Board elementary students are getting the unique opportunity to learn from CELP students this fall through the EcoStars Program.

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UGDSB teacher receives Earth Steward Teacher Award

Posted October 2, 2023

On September 28, 2023, Upper Grand District School Board teacher, Cathy Dykstra was honoured by Learning for a Sustainable Future (LSF) as one of the 2023 runners up of the Susan Langley’s Earth Steward Teacher Award.

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John F. Ross teacher wins 2023 Mike Elrick Environmental Leadership Award

Posted July 10, 2023

Congratulations to Jenny McGregor, a secondary teacher at John F. Ross Collegiate Vocational Institute, for being this year’s recipient of the Mike Elrick Environmental Leadership Award. This award goes to staff and volunteers who have demonstrated environmental leadership within their school community or our school board. 

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One Ocean, One Climate, One Future – Together: Celebrating action this World Ocean Day 

Posted June 8, 2023

June 8, 2023, is World Ocean Day, an international day that takes place annually.

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Upper Grand goes green this spring

Posted May 25, 2023

April showers bring May flowers and green initiatives have been blooming in schools all around the UGDSB.

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Students at Mitchell Woods PS participate in Roots 2 Rewards program

Posted May 3, 2023

Last week, students at Mitchell Woods Public School got their hands in the dirt planting trees in the Roots 2 Rewards tree planting project. 

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École Guelph Lake families participate in city-wide clean-up 

Posted May 1, 2023

This year, École Guelph Lake Public School signed up to clean up Pollinator Park and the Eastview Sports Park, which are located near the school.  

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