School Council Meets Tonight + More Important SIB Announcements May 18th
Dear SIB families,
The weather is amazing and hopefully you are able to find some time to get out and enjoy. Here are this week’s SIB announcements and reminders:
#1 SIB School Council meets tonight: Tuesday May 18th at 6:30 pm on Google Meet. Click here for more info and the Google Meet link: https://www.ugdsb.ca/sibps/2021/05/10/sib-parent-council-meeting-tuesday-may-18th/
#2 Remote Learning Option for the 2021-22 School Year: Please click and read the link below for very important information about the process that will be put in place to organize for next year as well as the upcoming timelines:
Note: Families will need to make a decision by June 3rd, 2021if their children will be attending Remote school in the fall or not
PLEASE NOTE: In the coming weeks, the UGDSB will send out information about the 2021-22 elementary and secondary remote learning programs, as well as important dates and registration information. These dates will be very firm so please start thinking about your choices for next year.
#3 Summer School Options for Grades 6, 7 & 8 are available: click the link for full details
#4 Monday May 24th is a Provincial Holiday (Victoria Day!): There will be no school on this day (remote or in-person), hopefully you are able to use the day to relax and recharge.
#5 Gr 5 – 8 Survey re: Online Learning Experiences Students in grades 5 – 8 are being asked to complete a 10 minute survey on their online experiences to help planning for next year. Click the link to read full details https://www.ugdsb.ca/sibps/2021/05/11/survey-for-all-grade-5-8-students-re-online-learning-experiences/
#6 Absent for a day during remote learning? Please let us know with a call: Even during remote school we are responsible for taking attendance. If you know your child will need to miss a day of remote learning please call the office 519-824-1442, Thank you for your help!
#7 Remote Learning Tech Trouble? If your child requires a chromebook to use during remote learning please complete the following form or contact your child’s teacher directly and you will be contacted regarding when you can pick one up from the school.
Chromebook Request: https://forms.gle/LfE2J2zyEDUxS2uF9
The UGDSB Parent tech help guide can be accessed at: https://sites.google.com/ugcloud.ca/parenthelp/
#8 Grade 8 Graduation Photos which were scheduled to be taken Wednesday April 21st have been postponed. Grade 8 families will be contacted with a new date once it has been organized.
News regarding school is constantly being updated. SIB will continue to communicate with families step by step with information when it becomes available as we move through the school year. Please continue to check your email, twitter and our website https://www.ugdsb.ca/sibps/ daily for updates.
Stay safe and stay positive!