Teachers Anna Mark and Patsy Collier with the Victoria Terrace PS Eco-Team

33 schools earn EcoSchool certification

Teachers Anna Mark and Patsy Collier with the Victoria Terrace PS Eco-Team, whose efforts lead their school to earn Platinum certification from Ontario EcoSchools. Also earning a Platinum this year was Centennial CVI. The two schools are among 33 in the Upper Grand District School Board recognized for their environmental leadership.

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Busing information from STWDSTS

The staff at Wellington-Dufferin Student Transportations services will be planning new, efficient routes over the summer. Since transportation is not finalized until late August, information for individual students is not available by phone. Information will be available through the following means...

Board Meeting Highlights for June 2015

The Upper Grand District School Board held its final meeting of the school year on June 23, 2015. The following provides highlights from the meeting.

Final boundary set for new elementary school in East Guelph

The attendance area for a new school to be built on Couling Crescent in East Guelph was finalized at the regular meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board on June 23, 2015. Trustees voted to approve the staff recommendations in the final report of the New East Guelph (Couling Crescent) School Boundary Review.

Board passes balanced and compliant 2015-16 Budget

With an operating budget of $349,624,6165 the Upper Grand District School Board passed its budget on June 23, 2015 with thanks to senior administration, finance staff and budget holders who worked since February to develop a balanced and compliant budget.

Victoria Terrace PS teacher wins environmental leadership award

Patsy CollierThe 2015 recipient of the Mike Elrick Environmental Leadership Award is Patsy Collier, a teacher at Victoria Terrace Public School in Fergus.

UGDSB achieves a record number of schools winning EcoSchools certification

Thirty-three Upper Grand elementary and secondary schools have been certified as EcoSchools for 2015. This is a record number of winning schools, and includes seven schools that participated for the first time.

Spotlight on schools

Norwell CELP receives Young Heritage Leaders award from Ontario Heritage Trust

NDSS CELP students outside the Waterloo Region Council chambers with their award certificateThe Community Environmental Leadership Program (CELP) at Norwell DSS received a remarkable recognition award June 24, 2015 from the Ontario Heritage Trust, Young Heritage Leaders.

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