News & Announcements

School Operations, Health and Safety Information

For important school operations and health and safety information, please use the links below:

UGDSB Ventilation Report

The UGDSB is continuing its work optimizing air quality in classrooms and learning environments through improving ventilation and filtration. Upgrades to ventilation and filtration systems began in the 2020-21 school year and will continue for the 2021-22 school year.

The UGDSB has received funding from the Provincial Government and Federal Government to allow the board to continue its work in optimizing ventilation and air quality in UGDSB schools and meet the provincial requirements for ventilation measures in schools. The UGDSB is also making investments in schools to go above and beyond the provincial requirements, as another layer of the protective strategies the board is utilizing to keep UGDSB learning and working spaces safe for students and staff.

Visit UGDSB Ventilation Report page for full details. 

 

Great Guest Speaker

Posted November 24, 2021

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Policy Feedback Opportunity: Policy 205 School Volunteers

Posted November 24, 2021

UGDSB policy currently under review, 205 – School Volunteers, has been further revised and released for public consultation. Please review the proposed changes and provide your feedback by January 14, 2022.

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New Principal

Posted November 23, 2021

Dear Parents, It has been a pleasure to be the principal at Brant Avenue School.  Although I have only been here for a short time I was so happy to work with so many of your children and get to know so many parents.  The new principal will begin on December 1.  ...

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On-line Booking for Parent-Teacher Interviews

Posted November 16, 2021

Starting at 4:00PM November 18 you will be able to go to the following site and book a time for an interview with your child's teacher.  Please note that interviews will be 15 minutes in length and will be on-line.  Your child's teacher will send a Google Link for you ...

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UGDSB looks ahead to Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week

Posted November 15, 2021

Schools of the UGDSB will be participating in Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week from November 22 to the 26th. Learn more about bullying and other resources.

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Policy feedback opportunity: Policy 504 Equity and Inclusive Education

Posted October 27, 2021

UGDSB Policy 504 Equity and Inclusive Education is currently under review and feedback is welcome on the draft documents until November 25, 2021.

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School Council Meeting

Posted October 14, 2021

The link for tonight's meeting is https://meet.google.com/mht-wytx-cdz

From the Guelph Fire Department: Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 3-9, 2021

Posted October 4, 2021

Fire Prevention Week is October 3-9, 2021, and the Guelph Fire Department is sharing safety information with families.

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Terry Fox Run October 8th!

Posted September 27, 2021

Brant will be having our Terry Fox walk on Friday, October 8th (with a rain date of Monday, October 11).  Classes will be using their gym time to participate in the walk outside, so please have your child(ren) dress for the weather.  You are now able ...

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Connecting to Your School-UDSB

Posted September 23, 2021

Our SWIS team hosting a zoom session about ‘Connecting to Your School-UDSB’ for the families on September 27th at 4:00 pm. In this information session, families will learn how to navigate the school’s website, School Cash Online, packing a lunch, clothing, etc.  Registration link:  https://forms.gle/v2PWUMuNVjzmSBoH9   (the ...

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School Council

Posted September 23, 2021

We will have our first School Council Meeting Thursday October 7 beginning at 6:00PM.  I will post a link to our meeting on the Brant Avenue Website and email it on the afternoon of the 7th. Looking forward to seeing you!  

Covid Case at Brant Avenue

Posted September 23, 2021

Brant Ave Public School September 23, 2021 School And Bus Case Information Letter

Information about positive COVID-19 cases (Sept. 8, 2021)

Posted September 8, 2021

Please see the following letter for information regarding positive COVID-19 cases in our school community.

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Hello to the Brant Avenue School Community!

Posted September 1, 2021

I want to say hello to everyone in the Brant Avenue School Community.  Mr. Walker has taken a new position at the Guelph Board Office and I will be at Brant Avenue as the principal until the end of November. I am a retired principal with many years of experience  ...

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Brant Communication, June 25, 2021

Posted June 24, 2021

Brant Communication, June 25, 2021

2021 Long Term Accommodation Plan annual review report approved

Posted June 23, 2021

The 2021 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved at the Board Meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board on June 22, 2021.

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Policy feedback opportunity: School Volunteers, Educational Field Trips and Off-Site Activities

Posted June 23, 2021

The following UGDSB draft policies have been released for public consultation: Policy 205 School Volunteers, and Policy 508 Educational Field Trips and Off-Site Activities. The deadline to provide feedback is October 14, 2021, at 4pm.

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Board News: End of the year information (June 2021)

Posted June 16, 2021

As we approach the end of the school year, we would like to say thank you to all our students, families and staff for their hard work and understanding throughout the year. The purpose of this letter is to provide you with information about the last few weeks of school. 

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Updated Information: Picking Up Student Belongings and Dropping Off Devices

Posted June 15, 2021

Updated Information, Picking Up Student Items And Returning Devices

Brant Communication, June 14, 2021

Posted June 14, 2021

Brant Communication, June 14, 2021
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