News & Announcements

ETFO Jan. 28 strike: All UGDSB elementary schools to close - UGDSB secondary schools will remain open

On Tuesday Jan. 28, all UGDSB ELEMENTARY schools will be closed to students due to the one-day ETFO strike, unless the strike is averted. Elementary schools will re-open to students on Jan. 29. All UGDSB SECONDARY schools will remain open to students on Jan. 28 and will operate as usual. Jan. 28 is an exam day in secondary schools; exams will continue as scheduled.

TRANSPORTATION: On Jan. 28, buses/student transportation for all UGDSB elementary students will be cancelled; transportation for UGDSB secondary students will run as normal.

COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOLS AND CHILD CARE: Community Use of Schools and third-party operated child care centres remain open during this labour action. Some Before and/or After School Programs may be operating and each operator will communicate directly with families.​

FEB 3-7 STRIKES: UGDSB elementary schools will be closed to students on Feb. 4 and Feb. 6, unless the ETFO strikes are averted. For additional details visit: http://ow.ly/iXz450y69uN

UPDATES: Please continue to check the board website for updates at www.ugdsb.ca/labour.

Information for parents/guardians about coronavirus

Posted January 27, 2020

Information for UGDSB parents and guardians regarding coronavirus.

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This week’s SIB newsletter!

Posted January 22, 2020

Hi SIB Families! -An important letter regarding the Term 1 Report Card from the Director of Education for the UGDSB is going home with each student today. It will also be posted on our website by the end of the day. Please read it when you get ...

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Important letter regarding Term 1 Report Cards

Posted January 22, 2020

Please read for important information about the impact current provincial job action will have on elementary Term 1 report cards.

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Important information about the Transportation website during strikes

Posted January 20, 2020

Please read for important information about student transportation (busing) communication during a strike that results in the closure of schools to students. 

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Intramurals is ON @ SIB!

Posted January 17, 2020

Approximately 200 SIB students have signed up to participate in Intramurals starting on January 20th! The junior students will be playing volleyball and the intermediates will be playing basketball. Thank you teachers more making this happen! IMG_7513 ...

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Green Team Conducts SIB Waste Audit Today

Posted January 17, 2020

IMG_7510 IMG_7511 The SIB Green Team is hard at work today conducting the yearly Waste Audit. This important work helps us understand how much waste our school actually creates in a year at our school. ...

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School resumes tomorrow and more SIB news!

Posted January 15, 2020

Hi SIB Families! -School resumes again for all students tomorrow Thursday, Jan 16th. Pizza orders that were supposed to be delivered today will be delivered to the school tomorrow. -Thank you to everyone for contacting the office when your child will be late, away or is absent. Please continue making this quick ...

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THINK before you post!

Posted January 13, 2020

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NEW DATE: JK Registration & French Immersion On-Time Application Window

Posted January 10, 2020

The French Immersion on-time application deadline has been extended to Monday January 20, 2020, at 4 p.m.

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Parent Letter re: Jan. 15, 2020, one-day OSSTF strike which effects SIB

Posted January 10, 2020

Parent Letter re: Jan. 15, 2020, one-day OSSTF strike Dear parents and guardians, On January 10, the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) announced that its teachers and education workers will take part in a one-day, full withdrawal of services in select locations across Ontario on January 15, 2020. The Upper ...

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A letter about the cancellation of upcoming field trips

Posted January 10, 2020

January 10th, 2020 Dear Parents and Guardians,  Due to Provincial job action, unfortunately we have to cancel the following previously scheduled field trip: -River Run Centre / January 14th, 2020 / All Grade 1 & 2 Classes Any monies previously collected will be refunded.  ...

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Continuing Education -UGDSB -Winter 2020 Children and Youth Programs

Posted January 10, 2020

Click the link for an overview of Children Programs offered at 1428 Gordon Street. Art, badminton, cursive writing, dance, cooking pottery, sewing, yoga and babysitting classes ranging from ages 4-15.  For more information visit: www.ugdsb.ca/kids. To register visit: www.learningforyou.ca  or call 519-836-7280.

Happy New Year and SIB News for the week!

Posted January 8, 2020

Happy New Year SIB Families! Everyone at SIB wishes everyone all the best in 2020, we are excited for a great year of learning and growing! -Junior Kindergarten registration began on January 7th, 2020 for the 2020-2021 school year. Registration runs January 7-17, 2020. For more information, please visit: https://www.ugdsb.ca/kindergarten/registration/ - Cell phone ...

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What Does Being Late Really Mean?

Posted January 8, 2020

Daily attendance at school can really add up! Please click on the link below to read more: Attendance What Does Being Late Really Mean

Kindergarten Registration begins January 7th, 2020.

Posted January 6, 2020

Registration for new UGDSB JK and SK students for September 2020 will take place at your child’s home school from January 7-17, 2020.

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Happy New Year! Let’s Start the Year Being Mindful…

Posted January 5, 2020

Starting the Year Mindfully Starting a new year, coming off of a two week school break, new resolutions and on-going challenges are a few of the things we have on our plates in January.  There is a lot of research that has shown the power of mindfulness in reducing stress and ...

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Happy Holidays everyone and a Happy New Year!

Posted December 20, 2019

The exciting 5 days of SIB Holiday Assemblies have come to an end! The remaining assembly is a SIB Production @ 2pm today. Thank you to everyone who made our assemblies this week possible. All the staff at SIB wish our entire community a restful, safe and happy holidays. See you in the ...

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Happy Holidays from SIB: News

Posted December 18, 2019

Hi SIB Families! -SIB is ready to start the holidays! To build some holiday cheer the SIB Spirit Team is encouraging everyone to participate in some Holiday Fridays. There is one more Holiday Friday leading up to the Winter Break. Friday, December 20th: Holiday Pajama Day -There ...

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CHECK OUT the Grade 6 Claymation and remaining holiday assembly schedule

Posted December 18, 2019

Yesterday's Grade 6 Claymation Holiday Presentation The exciting 5 days of SIB Holiday Assemblies continued yesterday and it was animated! The remaining assembly schedule is below (all take place in the gym): Wednesday, December 18th: 9am Thursday, December 19th: 11am & Kindergarten ...

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4 remaining SIB Holiday Assemblies

Posted December 17, 2019

The exciting 5 days of SIB Holiday Assemblies started yesterday and it was rocking! The remaining assembly schedule is below (all take place in the gym): Tuesday, December 17th: 1:20pm Wednesday, December 18th: 9am Thursday, December 19th: 11am & Kindergarten Concert @ 1:30pm ...

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