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Brant Communication, April 26, 2021

Posted April 26, 2021

Brant Communication, April 26, 2021

May 22 is International Biodiversity Day

Posted April 26, 2021

Environmental Newsletter May 2021

May Umbrella Project: Autonomy

Posted April 26, 2021

May Umbrella Project Autonomy

Asymptomatic COVID-19 testing available to our school on April 29 and May 1

Posted April 21, 2021

Asymptomatic COVID-19 testing is available for all students and their family members and staff from our school on April 29 and May 1, 2021. 

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Update regarding remote learning resuming April 19

Posted April 15, 2021

Information for families regarding the resumption of remote learning on April 19, including information for students in specialized DD class placements.

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All UGDSB schools to remain in remote learning following Spring Break

Posted April 12, 2021

On Monday April 12, 2021, the provincial government announced that all Ontario schools would participate in remote learning following the April Break.

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All UGDSB schools directed to shift to remote learning effective Wed. April 7

Posted April 5, 2021

The UGDSB has been notified by Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health that Public Health’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Nicola Mercer, will issue an Order, directing all schools within the WDG region to shift to remote learning effective Wednesday April 7, 2021.

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Brant Communication, April 5th, 2021

Posted April 5, 2021

Brant Communication, April 5, 2021

#UGUmbrella – This April we are looking at Intrinsic Motivation

Posted March 30, 2021

April’s Umbrella Project theme is “Intrinsic Motivation.” For those who are unsure exactly what that means, intrinsic motivation is the act of doing something without an external reward.  

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Information about elementary graduation celebrations

Posted March 26, 2021

Due to on-going COVID-19 restrictions around large gatherings and physical distancing, UGDSB elementary schools will not be able to hold traditional in-person graduation ceremonies this spring. This includes both indoor and outdoor ceremonies. 

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COVID-19 School Case Information, March 25

Posted March 25, 2021

School Case Information Sheet 2021 Brant Ave. P.S. March 25

Recommended reading in Indigenous education and knowledge

Posted March 25, 2021

This year, Upper Grand DSB board and school staff groups have continued organizing and participating in book studies, focusing on furthering learning in anti-racism and anti-oppression. Here are some ideas for recommended reading in Indigenous education and knowledge.

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Policy feedback opportunity: Indigenous Education

Posted March 24, 2021

The following new draft policy has been released for public consultation, and feedback from the public is welcome on the draft documents: Policy 519 – Indigenous Education (First Nations, Métis, Inuit).

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Brant Communication March 17, 2021

Posted March 17, 2021

_Brant Communication, March 17, 2021

Final review of elementary waitlist on April 1, 2021

Posted March 12, 2021

March 12, 2021

The Upper Grand District School Board will conduct one final review of the waitlist for families wishing to switch between the Elementary Remote School and in-person learning on April 1, 2021. After April 1, students will be required to remain in their current learning mode for the …

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One year of COVID, taking time to reflect and heal

Posted March 11, 2021

The Canadian Mental Health Association of Waterloo-Wellington has prepared resources for educational staff, students and families, which focus on acknowledging the losses experienced due to the COVID-19 pandemic, while making space for gratitude and hope.

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Brant Communication March 10, 2021

Posted March 10, 2021

Brant Communication, March 10, 2021

UGDSB hosting final PIC parent engagement event, focusing on Special Education

Posted March 5, 2021

April 8, 2021 – Navigating Special Education. This event features five breakout session topics, with participants given the option to select two sessions to attend. 

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Brant Communication March 4, 2021 COVID 19 Screening

Posted March 4, 2021

Brant Communication March 4 COVID Screening

Addressing anti-Asian racism, resources to support educators

Posted March 3, 2021

This month, the Upper Grand District School Board’s Equity Team shared with staff a resource on addressing anti-Asian racism. We all have a role to play in learning, unlearning and working to dismantle racism and oppression in our communities.

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