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Summer has started for all SIB Knights!

Posted June 30, 2021

Happy Summer everyone!

The school year has wrapped up and we want to say a GIANT “THANK YOU” to everyone for making this year a success even though it was so completely different than any other year.

The school is closed for the summer but the admin team and Office Co-ordinator will be back in the …

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TALKING ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH – June 2021

Posted June 21, 2021

TALKING ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH – June 2021

What a year it has been.  We have all collectively had to manage an ever changing landscape.  Pressures on families, children and youth have been significant as we work our way through this global pandemic. We have, together, focused ourselves on wellness skills throughout the year.  It seems …

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SIB ONLINE Report Card Access + More Year End Wrap Up INFO – June 21st

Posted June 21, 2021

Dear SIB families,

It is hard to believe there is only one full week of school left for the year, timing is speeding up! Here are this week’s SIB announcements and reminders:

#1 Report Cards for Term 2 will be distributed electronically this year: Due to COVID-19, the Upper Grand District School Board is preparing to …

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Raising Funds for a Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle for a SIB Knight!

Posted June 15, 2021

SIB Kinghts we need your help! A family in our school community is seeking to raise funds to purchase a wheelchair accessible vehicle for their daughter. This vehicle would allow a fellow SIB Knight and her family to live their daily lives without the risk of injury to both herself and her relatives. …

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Report Cards will be Online this June + More SIB News: June 15

Posted June 15, 2021

Dear SIB families, 

It is the middle of June already! Here are this week’s SIB announcements and reminders:

#1 Report Cards for Term 2 will be distributed electronically this year: Due to COVID-19, the Upper Grand District School Board is preparing to make student report cards available online for parents/guardians …

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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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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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SAFE KIDS WEEK

Posted May 28, 2021

 

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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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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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School Council Meets Tonight + More Important SIB Announcements May 18th

Posted May 18, 2021

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 …

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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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