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Me To We Garage Sale

Posted November 19, 2019

The Me to We team will once again be having a garage sale (all money goes to the Guelph Wish Fund for Children). We will have the garage sale on Friday, December 6 from 8:40 – 12:40. Students can bring in gently used toys, books, etc… starting Monday, Nov 18 – Thursday, Nov. 28.  …

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Cancellation & Closure Questions? Read this…

Posted November 13, 2019

Sir Isaac Brock is a Division 1 YELLOW school when checking for bus or school cancellations.

UGDSB Inclement Weather Infographic Nov. 2019

This week @SIB, Please Read

Posted November 13, 2019

Hi SIB Families!

-A special thank you to everyone who came and participated in the Remembrance Day this past Monday at the school. We remember those who sacrificed for our freedoms.

-School Council’s next meeting is this coming Tuesday (November 19th) at 6:45pm. All are invited to attend.

-Progress Reports for Grade 1 to 8 students and …

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An Invitation to SIB Parent/Teacher Interviews: Sign Up Starts Friday!

Posted November 13, 2019

On the evening of Thursday November 28th and during the PD Day (No School for students) on Friday November 29th, 2019, Parent/Teacher Interviews will be happening at SIB.  Interviews need to be pre-booked online with teachers, the website will open Friday the 15th at 8am and close on Thursday the 28th at …

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November 6th Information for Parents

Posted November 6, 2019

Welcome to November SIB Families!

-Monday November 11th is Remembrance Day. We will be commemorating this important day with an assembly in the gym.

-The next round of Food Orders is up on School Cash Online, it will close November 22nd.

-It has gotten cold out! Please ensure your …

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Happy Halloween everyone and more SIB info

Posted October 30, 2019

Hi SIB Families!

-Halloween is tomorrow and we can’t wait to celebrate! School Council is hosting a Dance-A-Thon that will take place during the day to raise funds for the school. Pledge forms have gone home and must be returned by Monday November 4th. Important Reminder: No Masks, Replica Weapons and/or …

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SIB Halloween Parade and Dance-A-Thon this Thursday!

Posted October 29, 2019

Halloween is Thursday and we can’t wait to celebrate! School Council is hosting a Dance-A-Thon that will take place during the day to raise funds for the school. Pledge forms have gone home. Important Reminder: No Masks, Replica Weapons and/or costumes need to be culturally sensitive should be brought to school. The …

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Healthy Smiles Matter

Posted October 25, 2019

Free dental care for children and youth (17 and younger)

Dr. Baseer Mohammed (“Dr. B”) provides free dental care including check-ups, x-rays and treatment to children and youth enrolled in the Healthy Smiles Ontario program. He is located in Guelph (160 Chancellors Way).

If you have this card and do not …

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Get your Flu Shot

Posted October 25, 2019

Get your Flu Shot!

As a parent, you are at risk of exposure to communicable diseases because of your close contact with children.
Children under two years of age are the most susceptible for hospitalization related to flu and flu related complications, while 5-9-year-olds are the most likely …

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There is lots happening at SIB, please read this week’s info!

Posted October 24, 2019

Hi SIB Families!
-Today is ECE appreciation day! A huge thank you goes out to our three amazing ECEs who work with all of our kindergarten students everyday.

-Halloween is next Thursday and we can’t wait to celebrate! School Council is hosting a Dance-A-Thon that will take place during the day to raise funds for the …

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Nature and Mental Health

Posted October 23, 2019

Talking About Mental Health November 2019 – Nature and Mental Health

Fall is here and so is that pre-winter chill!  Getting outside makes such a difference to how we all are doing inside. Spending time in nature improves our mental health and well-being.  Being outdoors is a simple way to add some much needed down …

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Friday November 29th is a BUY NOTHING Day!

Posted October 23, 2019

Friday November 29th  is BUY NOTHING Day!
Don’t buy, give. “No one has ever become poor by giving”, Anne Frank
Celebrate Buy Nothing Day on November 29th!
Buy Nothing Day is an awareness day highlighting society’s habit of buying too many things. It is a day for society to examine the issue of over-consumption and is held …

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SIB is monitored by 24 hour video surveillance

Posted October 22, 2019

Please note, Sir Isaac Brock Public School is monitored by 24 hour video surveillance. Security cameras are in operation for the safety of the students, staff and the school community and for the protection of the Upper Grand District School Board property. Information is collected under the authority of the Education Act …

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Picture Retake Day and other SIB information for the coming week!

Posted October 16, 2019

Hi SIB Families!
– Picture Retake day will be Monday October 21st.
– The school gym will be a Federal Election Polling site on Monday October 21st, this means our school will be extra busy during the day.
-The School Council sponsored Halloween Dance-A-Thon will be happening Oct 31st, watch for more information soon!
– A Safety Reminder: …

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SIB is instituting a ‘FRAGRANCE/SCENT-AWARE’ environment in our school

Posted October 10, 2019

Dear Parents and Families
Sir Isaac Brock Public School is instituting a ‘FRAGRANCE/SCENT-AWARE’ environment in our school. This requirement is a necessary response to a medical concern and will apply to all staff, students, parents, visitors and volunteers who work or visit the school.
Fragrances and scents are found in a wide range of products including …

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Happy Thanksgiving SIB Families

Posted October 9, 2019

Hi SIB Families!

– Happy Thanksgiving! We hope that you all have a great and relaxing long weekend filled with family and friends. This is a three day weekend so we will see everyone again on Tuesday, October 15th.

– A Safety Reminder: When a student has come to school …

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SIB passed all lead testing in drinking water

Posted October 9, 2019

October 9th, 2019

Dear parents and guardians,

The Upper Grand District School Board has been testing for lead in school drinking water since 2007. New provincial testing requirements came into effect July 2017, which increase the amount of sampling that is required. The Ontario drinking water quality standard for lead is 10 micrograms per litre. This …

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SIB – Potential labour action

Posted October 4, 2019

On Monday October 7, the Canadian Union of Public Employees, which represents custodial and maintenance staff in our school, has said they will go on a province-wide legal strike. There is a possibility that the union will reach a deal in negotiations this weekend.

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UGDSB students walked & wheeled to school on October 2nd!

Posted October 3, 2019

UGDSB students walked (and wheeled) to school on October 2

The Coming Week @ SIB – October 2nd, 2019

Posted October 3, 2019

Hi SIB Families!

-Saturday is World Teacher’s Appreciation Day, we would like to take this opportunity to honour and acknowledge all the amazing things that our teachers do for our students and our community on a daily basis. THANK YOU TEACHERS!

-Our Terry Fox Fundraiser was a huge success!  SIB …

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