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Visit the UCDSB News page for up-to-date news from around the board with a focus on students, teachers and schools. New articles are posted frequently so visit daily for updates. For more school stories, be sure to check out the board Facebook page at facebook.com/UCDSB as well as the school Facebook pages, or follow us on Twitter @UCDSB. Many schools are also now on Twitter - check them out too!

Media Contacts

Andrea Walasek
Manager of Communications 
P: 1.800.267.7131 ext. 1260/C: 613.340.7174
E-mail: andrea.walasek@ucdsb.on.ca

Mark Calder 
Communications Officer 
P: 1.800.267.7131 ext. 1149/C: 613.213.0602
E-mail: mark.calder@ucdsb.on.ca

Derrick Casselman
Communications Officer
C: 613.803.4593
E-mail: derrick.casselman@ucdsb.on.ca

April Scott-Clarke
Communications Officer
P: 1.800.267.7131 ext. 1188/ C: 613.340.0037
E-mail: april.scott-clarke@ucdsb.on.ca

Schools can connect with the Communications & Relationship Department for assistance with promoting school events, writing profiles/news stories, video assistance and more! Email communications@ucdsb.on.ca to share your news!

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Dedication sign at Park it with Parker Pavilion
South Crosby Public School Honours Parker Simpson with Pavilion Dedication
09/19/2018
South Crosby Public School Officially Dedicates Park it with Parker Pavilion
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Bhushra Khadra Oath Ceremony
Highlights from September 12 Board of Trustees Meeting
09/17/2018
New Student Trustee Takes Oath of Office
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UCDSB Seeks Special Education Advisory Committee Nominations (SEAC)
09/06/2018
Board Seeks Nominations for SEAC Committee
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You Provide the Student, We’ll Provide the Rest!
07/31/2018
As stores ramp up their back-to-school advertising and parents start making lists of the items they need to pick up for the children for the for 2018-2019 school year, we want to remind families of what students need and what is supplied by Upper Canada District School Board schools
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Chair of the UCDSB Provides Comment on the Health and Physical Education Curriculum for Ontario Students
07/27/2018
The Chair of the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB), Jeff McMillan, offers the following comments regarding the recent provincial dialogue on possible content changes to the health and physical education curriculum for Ontario students.
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TR Leger School learners
TR Leger School Receives Literacy Award from Canada’s Premiers
07/26/2018
The Upper Canada District School Board is proud to share that Canada’s Premiers have honoured TR Leger School of Adult, Alternative and Continuing Education with a Council of the Federation Literacy Award.
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Ottawa Senators Support Tournament
2018 Champions for Kids Foundation Golf Tournament Raises Over $55,000
07/05/2018
The 11th annual Champions for Kids Foundation Golf Tournament Tuesday raised over $55,000 for the Foundation.
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Wolford Public School Farewell Celebration
Wolford Public School Hosts Farewell Celebration
06/26/2018
Wolford Public School hosted a Farewell Celebration on Friday attended by approximately 300 people.
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Highlights from June 20th Board of Trustees Meeting
06/22/2018
Chair of the Board, Jeff McMillan recognized Superintendent Valerie Allen, who was attending her last Board meeting after announcing her decision to pursue a secondment with the Ministry of Education in September 2018, in advance of her plans to retire.
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Linklater Public School student Kaia McGuire
Linklater Public School Students Connect with Strategic Plan
06/22/2018
Grade 6 students from Linklater Public School visited the Upper Canada District School Board’s Brockville Board office Monday to learn more about the Board’s CREW Strategic Plan and how the Board works.
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UCDSB Honours National Indigenous Peoples Day
06/21/2018
National Indigenous Peoples Day and National Indigenous History Month is an opportunity for schools across the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) to look closely at their efforts to incorporate the culture, traditions, and history of Indigenous Peoples in Canada into classroom learning throughout the school year.
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New Brockville School
UCDSB and City of Brockville Partner to Build for the Future in Brockville
06/20/2018
The Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) Board of Trustees and City of Brockville approved the purchase of 14.3 acres and 9.93 acres of land, respectively, to accommodate the new Brockville Public School as part of the UCDSB’s long-term vision to “build for the future” in conjunction with the City of Brockville’s commitment to build a new twin-pad arena and sports field serving citizens of the City.
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Williamstown Run 2018
Williamstown Completes Run Program with Races
06/20/2018
For more than a decade Williamstown Public School students have participated in a school-wide learn-to-run program. On June 19th, the school hosted race day including all 369 students.
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Paynter wins Schulich Leader Scholarship
North Grenville District High School Student Awarded Canada's Largest STEM Scholarship
06/18/2018
Angelica Paynter, of Kemptville, has been selected to receive a $100,000 Schulich Leader Scholarship to study software engineering at the University of Ottawa.
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Vanier Public School Production of Willy Wonka Kids
Vanier Public School Production of Willy Wonka Kids a Community Endeavour
06/18/2018
The recent production of Willy Wonka Kids at Vanier Public School received strong community support to make it successful.
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Hundreds of Intermediate Athletes Competed Wednesday at 2018 Upper Canada Cup Track and Field Championship
06/14/2018
Approximately 700 intermediate athletes from 40 schools competed Wednesday at the 2018 Upper Canada Cup Track and Field Championship, held at Thousand Islands Secondary School. Students participated after qualifying for the meet at several regional events as part of the Upper Canada Cup athletic series, designed to provide additional athletic opportunities for students within our board.
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Highlights from June 6th Board of Trustees Meeting
06/13/2018
Trustees with the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) met on Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 to discuss several agenda items.
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Board of Trustees appoint Superintendent of Schools for the UCDSB
06/08/2018
The Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) announced at its Board meeting on June 6th, the appointment of a Superintendent of Schools.
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Face Painting Booth
Central Public School Hosts Bicentennial Family Barbecue
06/08/2018
Nearly 370 guests attended a family barbecue Thursday to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Central Public School.
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Volunteer of the Year Lisa Magee
Upper Canada District School Board Recognizes Excellence at 2018 Celebration Night
06/05/2018
The Upper Canada District School Board recognized excellence in members of its staff and volunteers on Monday during the 2018 Celebration Night awards ceremony. Held at North Grenville District High School, the night recognized recipients of the Upper Canada District School Board Service Excellence Award, Volunteer of the Year Award, and Director’s Award of Merit, and the Ontario Principals’ Council Award of Character.
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Upper Canada District School Board Supports National Pride Month
06/05/2018
Students and staff from the Upper Canada District School Board were honoured to be in attendance at the Brockville Pride Flag Raising Ceremony yesterday, with delegates from Thousand Island Secondary School (TISS), TR Leger and the Board Office all present.
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Trustees Approve 2018-2019 Budget for Upper Canada District School Board at May 23rd Meeting
05/29/2018
Trustees with the Upper Canada District School Board passed the 2018-19 budget last Wednesday night.
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UCDSB Students Learn Indigenous Culture & History at District-Wide “Truth and Reconciliation +3” Gathering
05/11/2018
The Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) hosted a district-wide Indigenous gathering this week from May 7 to May 10 for students in grades 5 and 6. The third annual event gave students the opportunity to learn about the history and legacy of residential schools in Canada, as well as the traditions and culture of Inuit, Métis, Ojibway, Mohawk and Algonquin peoples.
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