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Read about what's been happening across the Upper Canada District School Board this month. Be sure to check our Archived News section for past good news stories! 



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Three UCDSB Schools Advance to Provincial Skills Competition
03/22/2019
Glengarry District High School (GDHS) hosted the 2019 Intermediate Skills Ontario Regional Qualifier on Thursday, March 21 with 112 students competing to advance to the Skills Ontario Competition in May.
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UCDSB Rocked their Socks for World Down Syndrome Day
03/21/2019
Staff and students across the Upper Canada School Board celebrated World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) today by “rocking” their mismatched socks.
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Street Dancing
Longue Sault Public School Students Learn about History and Collaboration through Dance
03/19/2019
Longue Sault Public School students discovered popping, whacking, rocking and locking on Monday during a performance by the Bboyizm Street Dance Company.
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UCDSB Reviews Impact of Ministry of Education’s New Vision for Education in Ontario
03/18/2019
On Friday, the Provincial Government announced its plan to modernize classrooms and learning for students across the province. Some of the key elements of that announcement were: a provincial focus on e-learning, new standards for cellphone use in classrooms, increased class sizes at the secondary level, new curriculum for math, further guidelines for the health and physical education curriculum, changes to hiring practices, and additional funding support for student transportation.
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2019 Trustee Innovation Awards
Nominations Open for 2019 Trustee Innovation Awards
03/18/2019
Nominations are open for the 2019 Upper Canada District School Board Trustee Innovation Awards.
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BCI Accepting Dress Donations
03/18/2019
Brockville Collegiate Institute’s (BCI) Relying on Other Teen Support (R.O.O.T.S) team is working to build a prom and graduation dress inventory for their event called 27 Dresses and Counting, to be held in early April.
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Yoga at TIES
Thousand Islands Elementary School Students Learn Yoga
03/08/2019
Thousand Islands Elementary School (TIES) students learned yoga Friday, discovering ways to stay fit and regulate their emotions.
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UCDSB Shines Light on Accomplished Musician and Student for International Women’s Day
03/08/2019
Today is International Women’s Day and this year’s focus is on building a gender balanced future. The Upper Canada District School Board is proud to recognize this day and to boast the achievements of women within our school district.
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Almonte District High School boys' basketball team
Almonte DHS Boys’ Basketball Team Wins OFSAA Gold
03/07/2019
Almonte District High School won the OFSAA Boys’ A Basketball Championship in London, Ont. on Wednesday, defeating Ottawa’s Notre Dame High School 68-65 to take the title. It is the first OFSAA gold for the ADHS boys’ basketball team in 32 years.
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Doorway to Hope
TR Leger’s Doorway to Hope Exhibit Shines Light on Youth Homelessness
03/06/2019
The TR Leger Smiths Falls Campus hosted the Doorway to Hope Exhibit Tuesday afternoon to raise awareness about youth homelessness.
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Smiths Falls DCI Students Receive Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Award for Youth Achievement
03/05/2019
Smiths Falls District Collegiate Institute has been honoured with a Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Award for Youth Achievement for the creation and organization of the Spirit of the Drum Education Powwows.
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Williamstown PS Skate-a-thon
Williamstown Public School Skate-a-thon Raises $5,000 for New Computers
02/26/2019
The Williamstown Public School (WPS) Skate-a-thon, held on Friday, February 22, raised nearly $5,000. The funds will be used to buy eight new computers.
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Almonte District High School Wins 2019 EOSSAA Senior Boys’ A Basketball Championship
02/22/2019
Almonte District High School won the 2019 EOSSAA Senior Boys’ A Basketball Championship, held February 20-21 in Elgin at Rideau District High School
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Student Senate Elects New 2019-20 Student Trustee
02/20/2019
On Friday, February 15 the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) Student Senators met for their third quarterly meeting and elected a new Student Trustee for the 2019-2020 school year.
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UCDSB Student Success Snapshot, February
02/13/2019
Clairese Wilson, a 16-year-old student from Brockville Collegiate Institute (BCI), will be graduating this year after just three years of high school. She’s been diligent and focused both in the classroom and out, but emphasized the help and support of BCI teachers and staff have made this possible.
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Madeleine Fortin
VCI Student Wins Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers
02/11/2019
Vankleek Hill Collegiate Institute (VCI) student Madeleine Fortin has won the prestigious Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers, which is awarded by the Governor General.
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Lyn Public School Hosts Fundraising Breakfast
02/11/2019
Today the students from Lyn Public School kicked off their spirit week with a pajama day and pancake breakfast to help raise funds for the Champions of Kids Foundation (C4K).
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Register for Kindergarten
Registering for Kindergarten 101
01/14/2019
The first day of school is a big milestone for children and their families, especially for parents who are sending a child to school for the first time. Even for experienced parents, knowing the steps to take to register for school or what to expect in Kindergarten may leave you asking some questions. Here is some quick info that will get you and your child started on a smooth transition into Kindergarten.
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