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Visit the UCDSB News page for up-to-date information 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 , follow us on Twitter @UCDSB or Instagram @uppercanadadsb. Our schools are active on social media too so be sure to follow them! 

Media Contacts

April Scott-Clarke
Manager of Communications (Interim) 
P: 1.800.267.7131 ext. 1188/C: 613.246.1102
E-mail: april.scott-clarke@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

Jodie Hall
Communications Officer 
P: 1.800.267.7131 ext. 1260/C: 613.246.3712
E-mail: jodie.hall@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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EOSSAA Open Curling Championships to be hosted by Carleton Place High School on February 26-27
02/22/2019
The 2019 EOSSAA Open Curling Championships will take place February 26-27 at the Carleton Place Curling Club.
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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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Eastern Ontario SKLZ Competition Slated for February 26 at St. Lawrence College in Cornwall
02/21/2019
The Eastern Ontario SKLZ Competition will take place Tuesday, February 26 at the Cornwall campus of St. Lawrence College.
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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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EOSSAA Senior Boys’ A Basketball Championship to be hosted by Rideau DHS on February 20-21
02/19/2019
The EOSSAA Senior Boys’ A Basketball Championship will take place Wednesday, February 20 and Thursday, February 21 at Rideau District High School in Elgin.
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Students Learn about Indigenous Tradition of Environmental Stewardship at iLead Day
02/15/2019
Students from the Upper Canada District School Board’s Indigenous Leadership program gathered at the Brockville Aquatarium yesterday to learn about traditional environmental stewardship.
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South Crosby Public School Hosts Valentine’s Breakfast
02/14/2019
Upper Canada District School Board’s South Crosby Public School hosted their 9th annual Senior’s Valentine Breakfast on Thursday, February 14.
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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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Board Seeks Public Input on Draft 2019-2020 School Year Calendar
02/04/2019
The Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) has released a draft of its 2019-2020 school year calendar and is seeking public input.
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Highlights from January 30 Board of Trustees Meeting
02/04/2019
Trustees with the Upper Canada District School Board met on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 to discuss several agenda items.
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Brockville Collegiate Institute Intermediate Boys' Volleyball Team
Brockville Collegiate Institute Red Rams Win 2019 Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Boys’ Volleyball Championship
01/31/2019
Brockville Collegiate Institute (BCI) won the 2019 Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Boys’ Volleyball Championship, held Wednesday, January 30 in Avonmore at Tagwi Secondary School.
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Thousand Islands Secondary School Intermediate Girls' Volleyball Team
Thousand Islands Secondary School Wins Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Girls’ Volleyball Championship
01/30/2019
Thousand Islands Secondary School (TISS) won the 2019 Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Girls’ Volleyball Championship, held Tuesday, January 29 in Avonmore at Tagwi Secondary School.
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UCDSB Schools Participate in Family Literacy Day
01/28/2019
North Stormont Public School, Oxford-on-Rideau Public School, and Beckwith Public School were some of the Upper Canada District School Board schools who organized activities on Friday, January 25, surrounding the 20th anniversary of Family Literacy Day.
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Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Volleyball Championships January 29 and 30 at Tagwi Secondary School
01/25/2019
The Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Volleyball Championships will take place Tuesday, January 29 and Wednesday January 30, 2019 at Tagwi Secondary School in Avonmore.
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Senator Yvonne Boyer
Senator Yvonne Boyer Visits Merrickville Public School
01/18/2019
Senator Yvonne Boyer visited Merrickville Public School Thursday, January 17 to talk to students about the Senate and the Métis Nation.
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Perth and District Collegiate Institute Hosts Community, Youth, Economy and Environment Conference
01/18/2019
Perth and District Collegiate Institute hosted the Community, Youth, Economy, and Environment Conference on Wednesday, January 16. The conference, organized by the school’s leadership class, challenged Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) students to lessen their sector’s impact on the environment.
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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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Maynard Students Help Welcome New Canadian Families
01/14/2019
Members of Maynard Public School’s Student Council lead students in raising over $500 to purchase school items for four new refugees through the Refugees for Brockville program.
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Board of Trustees
Highlights from January 9 Board of Trustees Meeting
01/11/2019
Trustees with the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) met on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 to discuss several agenda items.
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