News & Announcements

Staff Presentation of Orangeville/Dufferin Erin IB Survey Results and Feasibility Study Report

Posted June 7, 2019

Thank you to all who filled in the survey to express interest in an International Baccalaureate programme (IB) in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin. The survey results and other feasibility criteria such as enrolment levels, participation rates and financial implications of offering the IB programme have been considered in the report “Orangeville/Dufferin

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June 5th is World Environment Day!

Posted May 30, 2019

Protecting the planer is everyone’s responsibilityWorld Celebrate World Environment Day on June 5th 2019 A Platform for Action- World Environment Day is the United Nations’ most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment and is widely celebrated in over

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Grade 7/8 Guidance Update from Mrs. Kennedy

Posted May 30, 2019

As we are only a couple weeks away from the end of another school year, students have many exciting transitions to look forward to. Throughout the year, intermediate students have been presented with many opportunities to explore the Four-Step Inquiry Process (see below) and

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DATE CHANGE: Special Olympics Track & Field Meet moved to Wednesday May 15

Posted May 12, 2019

Due to rain in the forecast, the Special Olympics Track & Field Meet has been postponed to Wednesday May 15, 2019.

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Talking About Mental Health

Posted April 29, 2019

ThinkstockPhotos 185819515   Mental Health Fill 276x347Child and Youth Mental Health and Well-being Week is about promoting mental wellness, increasing awareness of child and youth mental health, decreasing stigma and understanding that support is available. Let’s improve everyone’s mental health and

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Biological Diversity Day May 22nd

Posted April 29, 2019

International Day Of Biological Diversity 2The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 The International Day for Biological Diversity to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. https://www.un.org/en/events/biodiversityday/ Biodiversity simply means: ‘A wide range of life’” Some of the things we do are harmful, so we

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HFFA Evening of Food and Fun

Posted April 23, 2019

HFFA May9 School Lunch Workshop Poster_web You’re invited to join HFFA for an evening of food and fun as we explore tools to help you and your family make packing school lunches more enjoyable and sustainable.  

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Multicultural Day

Posted April 16, 2019

We would like to invite our school community to the second annual Multicultural day event.Related imagehe event will be held on May 4th at Centre Dufferin High School, 150 Fourth Ave, Shelburne, ON L0N 1S1, from 12 noon to 4pm. The event will

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IB Survey Response Deadline – April 12th

Posted April 10, 2019

If you have not yet responded to the International Baccalaureate survey, the deadline is this Friday, April 12th. The survey is being conducted by the UGDSB to confirm interest in and the feasibility of establishing an IB Programme in Orangeville/Dufferin or Erin. www.ugdsb.ca/IBsurvey

Student Walkout – April 4, 2019

Posted April 4, 2019

Glenbrook Elementary School April 4, 2019 Dear parents/ guardians, Today, Thursday, April 4, 2019, at approximately 1:15pm, 35 Grade 8 and Grade 7 students participated in a student walkout protesting the provincial government’s recent changes to education. The Upper Grand DSB strongly supports student voice.  This includes students expressing their viewpoint in a peaceful

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Local Food Club

Posted April 2, 2019

HFFA’s Local Food Club (LFC) offers a local, seasonal, meal-in-a-bag each month, with recipes, cooking and nutrition informations and local supplier listings.  Packs are ordered online by parents, assembled by volunteers and delivered to the school where they are distributed to classrooms by school champions for students to

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