News & Announcements

IMPORTANT UPDATES

INCLEMENT WEATHER: A reminder that, as with every winter, inclement weather conditions may result in bus cancellations and/or school closures. Decisions on buses and school operations due to inclement weather are made as soon as key information is available and no later than 6:30am the morning of. To check the status of school buses each morning visit www.stwdsts.ca, and to check the status of school closures visit www.ugdsb.ca.

DAILY SCHOOL ABSENCE REPORT: The UGDSB is reporting daily on school absence rates, allowing us to monitor absenteeism rates and transparently share this information with the public. To view the dashboard, click here

 

Happy Thanksgiving SIB Families! The weekly news

Posted October 5, 2020

Dear SIB families,  Happy October! We are starting to settle into our new way of life at SIB. A huge thank you again to everyone for making our start up a success and for respecting the rules around masks and social distancing as it takes a full ...

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Welcome to the SIB Virtual Open House!

Posted October 5, 2020

Hi everyone and welcome to the SIB Virtual Open House for this year. Unfortunately due to COVID regulations we were not able to have families come to the school in person but we were able to bring the school to you! Please check out this series of videos listed below from ...

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SIB’s Bully Prevention Plan has been updated for the 2020-21 school year

Posted September 29, 2020

Students, Staff and Parents came together to draft this year's SIB Bullying Prevention Plan for 2020-21 earlier this week. The document is a collection of information about bullying and conflict, strategies to inform students and the community about it and stop it and data on our school population. Plus, even ...

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UGDSB launches The Umbrella Project to support mental health and well-being

Posted September 29, 2020

At the Upper Grand District School Board, we value mentally healthy schools, classrooms and work sites. This year, in order to further help support the mental health and well-being of UGDSB students and staff, we are introducing The Umbrella Project to schools and offices.

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Before you click: THINK

Posted September 28, 2020

THINK There are 5 questions you need to ask before you post something on social media:

1. Will I offend anyone? If so, who? 2. Is this appropriate for a social media site, or would it be best if I talked to the person ...

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8 Important things to know about SIB this week!

Posted September 28, 2020

Dear SIB families,  We are starting to settle into our new way of life at SIB. A huge thank you again to everyone for making our start up a success and for respecting the rules around masks and social distancing as it takes a full team effort ...

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Every Child Matters – Orange Shirt Day is Sept. 30

Posted September 23, 2020

Orange Shirt Day is an annual event, held every year on Sept. 30, meant to educate and raise awareness about the residential school system and the impact it had on Indigenous communities for more than a century—an impact that continues today. We encourage staff and students to discuss the importance of reconciliation year ...

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School Council Meets Tomorrow + Reminders

Posted September 21, 2020

Dear SIB families,  It is our first official full week with all SIB students in the building and we couldn’t be more excited! Thank you to everyone for making our start up a huge success and now that we are settling into a routine it is important ...

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Parent Information: Monitoring and Managing COVID-19

Posted September 18, 2020

The UGDSB would like to remind all parents that they have an important role to play in preventing COVID-19 in our schools.

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Phones are back online for SIB – Friday Sept 18, 2020

Posted September 18, 2020

The phone lines are now working at SIB, sorry for the inconvenience.  
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