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Asymptomatic COVID-19 testing available this weekend + more SIB Announcements

Posted May 12, 2021

Dear SIB families, 

May is here and so are the flowers, here are a few SIB announcements and reminders:

 #1 Asymptomatic COVID-19 testing is available for all students and their family members and staff from our school on May 13 and 15, 2021.  Read the full details at …

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Survey for all Grade 5 – 8 Students re: Online Learning Experiences

Posted May 11, 2021

The Ontario Public School Boards’ Association is wanting to hear from students in grades 5 to 12 about their online learning experiences this year. Grade 5 to 8 homeroom teachers at SIB will be providing a link to their students in the near future to complete the 10 minute …

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SIB Parent Council Meeting Tuesday May 18th

Posted May 10, 2021

We would like to WELCOME all parents and guardians to the 5th SIB Parent Council Meeting of 2020/2021, via Google Meet. We will have lots to discuss, but we will try and keep it as short as possible. Everyone is invited!

Topic: SIB Parent Council Meeting
Time: Tuesday May 18th, 2021 06:30 PM

To join the video …

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Need A Bike?

Posted May 10, 2021

ReCycle your bike, or get a used bike free – City of Guelph

Guelph’s ReCycle bike reuse program Donate a bike. Drop off your old bike at Guelph’s Waste Resource Innovation Centre for free.. Donations must be in working condition. If you can’t drop it off, you can order a large item …

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Talking About Mental Health: May 2021

Posted May 1, 2021

Let’s talk about AUTONOMY

Autonomy, our theme for May, is our ability to make decisions and have a say in the direction of our lives.  Autonomy helps with the development of independence and trust and is an important part of our individual growth and development.  As a parent nurturing autonomy, we aim to create a …

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May 22nd is International Biodiversity Day!

Posted May 1, 2021

Monthly Environmental Activities to help celebrate our planet

       May 22nd is International Biodiversity Day!

It is vital to teach our children to respect and take care of the environment.
Celebrate Biological Diversity Day on May 22nd!
The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 The International Day for Biological Diversity to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity …

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Special UGDSB Parent Event + More SIB News

Posted April 26, 2021

Dear SIB families,

We miss seeing everyone at SIB and although we can’t be in the same building at this time it is fantastic to see everyone online participating in their classes. We do not have a return to in-school learning date yet but as soon as we do we will communicate with everyone. Here …

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PARENTING AND HOPE IN TIMES OF UNCERTAINTY:

Posted April 26, 2021

Join Dr. Michael Ungar as he talks about the 9 ways families, schools and communities can support and build resilience in children and youth: April 28th @ 6:30pm

To Find Out More and to Register Click the link: Parenting & Hope Event

Also to access more parent supports from the UGDSB click here

Math Website for Families

Posted April 25, 2021

The elementary curriculum department invites families to come and explore a new math website for Parents and Guardians called, Games and Activities that Support Mathematical Thinking at Home. The site is full of parent/guardian resources and activities you may use at home to strengthen foundational numeracy skills with your children. The purpose of this site …

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Remote Learning Continues Monday April 19th + More SIB Information

Posted April 15, 2021

Dear SIB parents/guardians,

The following message has been sent out by the Upper Grand District School which directly affects Sir Isaac Brock PS and the continuation of remote learning starting Monday April 19th:

Earlier this week, the Ontario government announced that all schools in the …

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Stay Safe SIB! COVID-19 Safety over the April Break for Families

Posted April 9, 2021

COVID-19 safety over the April Break

Important Information re: SIB moves to Remote Learning Wednesday April 7th

Posted April 6, 2021

April 6th, 2021

Dear SIB parents/guardians,

As students will be shifting to remote learning on Wednesday April 7th, we wanted to provide you with some additional information about what this week will look like for students learning at home.

On Wednesday, teachers moving from in-person to remote will focus on connecting briefly with students to ensure they …

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Child Abuse Prevention Program Shared With Students in May

Posted April 6, 2021

Please read the letter shared below that outlines the UGDSB’s Child Abuse Prevention Policy and the Program that will be shared with students in May by our teachers and the school’s CYC.

Child Abuse Prevention Policy & Program Family Letter

Celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd!

Posted April 1, 2021

Monthly environmental activities to help celebrate our planet

 April 22nd is Earth Day!

 “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” – Albert Einstein
Celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd!
Founded in 1990, Earth Day Canada inspires people of all ages across the country to connect with nature and build resilient communities as well as foster an …

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Talking About  Mental Health:  Intrinsic Motivation  April 2021

Posted April 1, 2021

Talking About  Mental Health:  Intrinsic Motivation  April 2021

This month’s Umbrella Theme is Intrinsic Motivation.  So what is that? It is when we can do something, enjoy something, complete something – and feel good about ourselves and our accomplishments. It’s about not needing anything external to make you feel better – grades, rewards, incentives, etc.  …

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March 29: This week @SIB!

Posted March 29, 2021

Dear SIB families, 

This week there are only 4 days of school and then the Easter Break. Be sure to have some relaxing time with your family over the holiday! Here are this week’s announcements and reminders:

 #1 Parent Information: Monitoring and Managing COVID-19, this is an important …

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Happy Last Full Week of March! @SIB Information for the week

Posted March 24, 2021

Dear SIB families, 

Happy last full week of March! Here are this week’s announcements and reminders:

 #1 Parent Information: Monitoring and Managing COVID-19, this is an important update from Public Health about how we can all work together to help stop the spread. 

 

A student with any single …

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COVID-19 Vaccination Information Session for Newcomers

Posted March 16, 2021

Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington is hosting a variety of workshops and information sessions for Newcomers. Everyone is welcome! For a complete list of upcoming events go to: www.is-gw.ca/calendar

Some of the offered languages for sessionsare: Vietnamese, Arabic, Mandarin, Tigrinya or Nepali

Read the full details by clicking the link: WORKSHOP COVID Vaccine Links

SIB is encouraged to wear Green on Wednesday + This Week’s Announcements

Posted March 15, 2021

Dear SIB families, 

There are signs of spring everywhere including the mud in our school yard! Here are this week’s announcements and reminders:

 #1 Parent Information: Monitoring and Managing COVID-19, this is an important update from Public Health about how we can all work together to help stop …

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Attention: Grade 8 Grads, Photos will be taken April 21st!

Posted March 9, 2021

All grade 8 Grads will have the opportunity to have their graduation pictures taken on April 21st at SIB. Please click the link below for full details.

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