We love the creative ways Upper Grand schools use their outdoor signs.
Here, Salem Public School’s shout out to the community is: “Use your imagination. Be colourful. Laugh out loud. Play.”
Great advice for all ages.
The November 2014 meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board was
held on Tuesday, November 25. Highlights from the meeting include a report on a new elementary school for East Guelph, principal and vice-principal appointments, and financial statements.
When grade 8 students fill in their
option sheets for the courses they want to take in grade 9, they will
have two new options at Norwell District Secondary School in Palmerston. The Hockey Skills Development Program
will give students up to five hours on the ice in a two credit package.
Those interested in the arts can take two bundled courses in the Arts
Performance Project (APP), taking classes off-site at the Drayton
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.
“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.
During the month of November, the "Beyond the Hurt" team at Montgomery Village Public School ran a slogan contest to help promote Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week. The winner of the contest was grade 6 student Ryan O., who won with the slogan, “See It. Speak Up. Stop It.” Using Ryan’s slogan, grade 8 student Daniel L. designed buttons to be distributed across the entire school. The buttons were a huge success and mark the first year of an ongoing tradition at the school.