November 17-21, 2014
Upper Grand schools will mark this week with poster competitions, flash mobs, wearing pink, guest speakers, singers, special presentations, tweets and more.
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Grade 8 students and their parents are invited to learn more about the great opportunities Upper Grand high schools have to offer – from academics and trades to sports, music and art – at Grade 8 Parents’ and Students' Information Nights for the 2015-16 school year.
Poster competitions, flash mobs, wearing pink, guest speakers, singers and special presentations will mark Ontario’s Bullying Prevention and Awareness Week in Upper Grand schools November 17 to 21.
“Live Green. Learn Green. Go Green.” is the Upper Grand District School Board’s new environmental slogan.
To launch its new, board-wide focus on environmental stewardship, the UGDSB held a slogan contest for all students. The winning entry, selected as the favourite of the board’s environment committee, was written by Centre Wellington DHS grade 9 student Hannah L.
Kenilworth Public School should remain open, according to a draft report created by the Wellington North Elementary Accommodation Review Committee (ARC). Members of the ARC presented their Draft Accommodation Report to parents and the community at a Public Information Session at Kenilworth PS on October 29.
The regular monthly meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board was held on Tuesday, October 28, 2014.
Friday, October 10 students from Ken Danby PS and Holy Trinity CS marked "International Walk to School Month" by walking to school with parents, school board staff, trustees, Guelph city staff, Guelph police officers, Guelph Mayor Karen Farbridge and Hon. Liz Sandals, Minister of Education. The Upper Grand District School Board is one of several stakeholders in the Wellington Dufferin Guelph Active and Safe Routes to School (ASRTS) Committee. The ASRTS Committee is involved in the promotion of different initiatives across the jurisdiction to encourage students to choose active modes of travel to school (i.e. walking, cycling).
Priory Park Public School received a new playground structure this year thanks to community donations from their neighbour, Sifton Properties, the Royal Canadian Legion John McCrae Branch #234 Ladies Auxiliary, and the Upper Grand Learning Foundation’s Free to Achieve program.