News & Announcements

Daily School Absence Report

The UGDSB is reporting daily on school absence rates, allowing us to monitor absenteeism rates and transparently share this information with the public. To view the dashboard, click here

UGDSB policy updates for May 2024

Posted May 21, 2024

At the May 14, 2024, Board Meeting, the following policy items were approved:

Policy 406 – Health and Safety (annual review; no change) Policy 417 – Violence in the Workplace (annual review; no change) ...

Brant Family Weekly May 23-24

Updated May 16, 2024

Monday is Victoria Day. There is no school. Enjoy your long weekend! Check our website for some new posts from The Nightingale Centre. Grade 6 students are reminded to show up by 9AM on Tuesday May 21 to leave ...

Brant Family Weekly May 13 – 17

Posted May 10, 2024

Grad composite orders are DUE May 15th. Go to edgeimaging.ca/mycomp to order. School Council meeting is Tuesday May 14th @ 6:30pm Our JK Orientation is Thursday May 16th 9:30-10:30 am ...

STWDSTS (School Bus) First Rider Program

Posted May 8, 2024

STWDSTS is pleased to announce its annual First Rider Program has been scheduled for Tuesday August 27, 2024. Online only registration will be open as of June 1 at the following link: https://stwdsts.ca/first-rider-program/ Please visit the above link for all applicable information including host sites, registration as well as other First Rider ...

Brant Family Weekly May 6 – 10

Posted May 3, 2024

Police Presentation for grade 3/4/5 Monday May 6 is on Bicycle Safety. There is more info on our website!

We invite all families to our Family Game Night, Wednesday May 8 at 5pm.

Pre-paid popcorn has ended. Students can now ...

Grad Composites DUE May 15th!

Posted May 1, 2024

Last Chance Composite

Letter to families from the Minister of Education on changes to Provincial Code of Conduct

Posted April 29, 2024

Please see below for a letter from the Minister of Education, to Ontario parents/caregivers. To download a copy of the letter, please click here.

Dear parents,

For the first time in nearly a generation, our government successfully negotiated agreements ...

Brant Weekly April 29 – May 3

Posted April 26, 2024

1. This week Ms. Jones will be out of the school Monday until Thursday. Filling in is Mr. Walker, some of you will remember Mr. Walker, he used to be the Principal at Brant. 2. Chocolate Chip Cookie Sales Start up again Tuesday. If you did not pay online, you can ...

Monday’s Guest Speaker

Posted April 26, 2024

https://www.specialolympics.org/stories/athletes/michael-jacques-makes-impact-writing-books-about-his-experience-living-with-autism

Brant Weekly April 22-26

Posted April 19, 2024

With Monday being Earth Day, there will be a community clean up. Classes will be cleaning up around the school throughout the day.

Look for information coming out soon about ‘Family Game Night’ coming May 8th.

New Pizza Term starts this Friday ...

Bike Helmet Giveaway

Posted April 17, 2024

Guelph Bike Helmet Flyer 2024

April 16th Update

Posted April 16, 2024

Hello Brant Families.

A few updates for this week;

We WILL NOT be having pizza this Friday, April 19th - as it was supposed to be the original PA Day. It was not included in the original payment order for Term 3 Pizza.

We have sent home class pictures, ...

Brant Family Weekly – April 15-19

Posted April 12, 2024

Term Four Pizza on SchooCash closes April 22 at Noon  - Pizza runs EVERY Friday from April 26 - June 21 Chocolate Chip Cookie Sales on SchoolCash close on April 23 at Noon - Cookies sales are EVERY Tuesday from April 30 - ...

School Council Meeting – Tuesday, April 9th

Posted April 9, 2024

http://meet.google.com/uke-ihfc-aaz Tuesday, April 9th at 6:30, join in person or virtually for the Brant Avenue School Council meeting. Everyone welcome

Every Day Counts! Why regular student attendance at school really matters

Updated April 22, 2024

In the UGDSB, we know how important school attendance and established routines are for students to build knowledge, skills and confidence. Regular attendance is more than just a requirement; it’s a critical building block for academic success, social development, and future opportunities. While we may face challenges that ...

Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report

Posted March 20, 2024

GUELPH, ON – At the March 19, 2024, Finance and Facilities Committee Meeting, Upper Grand District School BoardTrustees received the “Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report.”

The report will now be taken to the Board Meeting on April 9, 2024, for approval by Trustees, ...

School Council Meeting Link – March 19th

Posted March 19, 2024

The calendar link is not showing up, so here is the link for tonight's meeting: meet.google.com/uke-ihfc-aaz  

Professional Activity Day Description – April 8, 2024

Posted March 18, 2024

Information for Elementary Parents/Guardians

Date: April 8, 2024

Length: Full Day

Topics:

Elementary Topic AM: Mathematics Elementary Topic PM: Mental Health and Well-Being Secondary Topic AM: Mathematics or Artificial Intelligence ...

March 1st, 2024 – Brant Avenue Family Weekly

Posted March 1, 2024

1) READcycle Event - March 6th How can your child participate in this fun event and choose new books to read over March Break?  Send in your gently-used children’s books by March 5th.  On March 6th your child will get to shop for READcycled books!  ...

February 23rd, 2024 – Brant Avenue Family Weekly

Posted February 23, 2024

MakerSpaceHi Brant Avenue Familes,​​​​​​​ 1) Important Dates: Wednesday, February 28 - Pink Shirt Day Friday, March 1st - Immunization Reporting Deadline Friday, March 1st - last day to purchase tickets for Brant Avenue Day at the Guelph Storm (Sunday, March 17th) Friday, ...
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