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School Council Meeting Minutes from May now available

Posted June 11, 2021

Click the link to access the minutes from the May School Council meeting.

SIB PC MAY Meeting Minutes

WDG Public Health to host Parent Information Session on COVID-19 vaccines

Posted June 10, 2021

On June 14, 2021, at 7pm, Dr. Matthew Tenenbaum, the Associate Medical Officer of Health for Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health, will be offering a presentation for youth and their parents/caregivers to learn more about WDGPH’s COVID-19 vaccination program and answer parent questions. 

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UGDSB celebrates National Indigenous History Month

Posted June 9, 2021

June is National Indigenous History Month, a month where we celebrate and recognize histories, contributions and diversity of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples in Canada. 

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Supports for staff and students following horrific violence targeting Muslim community

Posted June 8, 2021

The Upper Grand District School Board would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the Muslim community following the horrific violence in London, Ontario, which killed four family members and sent another family member to hospital with serious injuries. Officials are reporting that this is an apparent hate crime and that the victims were targeted because of their Muslim faith. 

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SIB Remains Remote + More Important Reminders June 7th

Posted June 7, 2021

Dear SIB families, 

WOW it is hot, so keep staying cool Knights! Here are this week’s SIB announcements and reminders:

 #1 SIB Classes will remain in Remote Learning for the remainder of this school year: On June 2, 2021, the provincial government announced that Ontario schools will remain …

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UGDSB launching online report card system

Posted June 7, 2021

Due to COVID-19, the Upper Grand District School Board is preparing to make student report cards available online for parents/guardians this spring. Keep reading for important dates coming up.

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UGDSB received funding from the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream (CVRIS)

Posted June 3, 2021

Sir Isaac Brock PS

The Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB) received funding from the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream (CVRIS) for various projects throughout the district.

The UGDSB acknowledges the Government of Canada and Government of Ontario for this opportunity at the following schools: Alma PS, Central PS, …

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Province announces that Ontario schools will remain in remote learning this school year

Posted June 2, 2021

On June 2, 2021, the provincial government announced that Ontario schools will remain in remote learning for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year. This means that all UGDSB students will continue learning remotely for the rest of this school year, with the exception of those students currently attending specialized class placements in person.

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June 5th is World Environment Day!

Posted June 1, 2021

Protecting the planer is everyone’s responsibility
Celebrate World Environment Day on June 5th 2021

http://worldenvironmentday.global/en

 A Platform for Action- World Environment Day is the United Nations’ most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment and is widely celebrated in over 100 countries.

This year’s theme – Ecosystem Restoration!

Urge governments, industry, …

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Pride Flag Flown at SIB

Posted June 1, 2021

Pride Flag

June is PRIDE month and SIB supports the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. Flying the Pride flag is just one of many ways to show our support.

“The UGDSB believes that our schools are safe and inclusive spaces for everyone. Everyone has the right to be treated with dignity and …

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This week @ SIB – June 1st

Posted June 1, 2021

Dear SIB families, 

Welcome to JUNE! A reminder that this Friday is a PA Day so there will be no class for students online or in person. Here are this week’s SIB announcements and reminders:

 #1 SIB’s Canadian flag has been lowered in honour of 215 children whose lives were …

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We include all awesome humans – UGDSB Kicks off Pride Month celebrations

Posted May 31, 2021

Throughout the month of June, the Upper Grand District School Board will be celebrating Pride Month at the board and school levels and as a community.

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UGDSB flags to be lowered in honour of 215 children whose lives were taken at former residential school

Posted May 30, 2021

From May 31 to June 7, the Upper Grand District School Board will lower all flags at school and office buildings, where possible, to honour the 215 children whose lives were taken at a former residential school in Kamloops, B.C.

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SAFE KIDS WEEK

Posted May 28, 2021

 

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#UGUmbrella – This June we are looking at Mastery

Posted May 27, 2021

We’ve almost completed our first year of exploring a different Umbrella Skill each month. This June, we will be looking at Mastery as our final Umbrella Skill for the 2020-2021 school year.

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ALL STUDENTS AGED 12+ are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine

Posted May 26, 2021

Hello Parents and Guardians,

As you may be aware, all students aged 12+ and their families are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine through Public Health.  Attached to this message you will find instructions on how to pre-register and then get an appointment for a vaccine.  Please read and follow the information in …

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UGDSB approves new Indigenous Education policy

Posted May 26, 2021

This policy states that the Upper Grand District School Board acknowledges that Indigenous Peoples are distinct from other equity seeking groups in that they are self-determining nations with inherent rights, laws, and institutions. Indigenous rights are distinct. It is the goal of the UGDSB to ensure that Indigenous staff and students are not deprived of their rights, and are provided with a learning and working environment that is free from racism and discrimination of any kind.

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New Principal Announcement at SIB

Posted May 26, 2021

May 26, 2021

Dear SIB Families:

At the UGDSB’s Board meeting on Tuesday night, it was announced that I will be taking a leave of absence starting this summer. 

The new Principal for the 2021/22 school year at SIB will be Mr. Steve Viveiros. Currently Mr. Viveiros is the …

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Remote Learning Options for 2021/22 + More important SIB messages: May 25th

Posted May 25, 2021

Dear SIB families, 

What an amazing weather long weekend we just had! Here are this week’s SIB announcements and reminders:

 #1 Remote Learning Option for the 2021-22 School Year: The Upper Grand District School Board is looking forward to welcoming students back in September 2021. 

The UGDSB …

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Registration for the 2021-22 Elementary Remote School is May 20-June 3

Posted May 20, 2021

Registration for the UGDSB’s 2021-22 Elementary Remote School is open from May 20-June 3. Any families wishing to enrol their child in the ERS are asked to register before the deadline of June 3, 2021, at 4pm.

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