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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

 

Child Daily Screening Tool

Posted August 27, 2020

Parents, as we start to get ready for a return to school please familiarize yourself with these important reminders about a morning check of your child's health before they come to school. If your child is sick they need to stay at home until they are symptom free. ...

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SIB Suggested School Supply List 2020-21 – PLEASE LABEL EVERYTHING

Posted August 25, 2020

SIB Suggested School Supply List 2020-21 - NOTE: PLEASE LABEL EVERYTHING Dear Parents and Guardians, As you are working to get your child(ren) ready to return to school, you may be thinking of what students should bring to school to help with their safe return this fall.  This ...

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Reopening Plans and Mask Updates: Please Read

Posted August 20, 2020

August 20, 2020 The information below was sent out to the emails of all SIB families who have registered their email. If you do not receive our emails it is strongly recommended that you go to the bottom of the main page of the SIB website and click ...

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Changing Pre-Registration Decision – Deadline Sunday Aug. 23 at 4pm

Posted August 19, 2020

In light of recent updates with respect to reopening models and masks, parents/students in both elementary and secondary schools are being given the opportunity to change their original pre-registration decision regarding in-person or remote learning.

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IMPORTANT: Reopening models for UGDSB schools posted online

Posted August 18, 2020

The school board has posted information about the reopening models for UGDSB elementary and secondary schools. The overviews contain important information including model structure for conventional and remote learning, sample schedules, remote learning expectations and more.

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Introducing back to school parent/guardian webinars

Posted August 18, 2020

Parents/guardians, join our mental health clinicians as they discuss different issues and strategies to support your child’s return to school success. 

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Student Pre-Registration Survey DUE DATE: August 14th

Posted August 12, 2020

Dear SIB families,  We hope this email finds you all well.  SPECIAL NOTE FOR PARENTS WITH STUDENTS STARTING JK IN THE FALL: Please note that due to COVID restrictions there will NOT be staggered entry for JK students. In the spring information was shared with you ...

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Letter from the Director on reopening schools (August 10, 2020)

Posted August 10, 2020

A letter from the UGDSB Director of Education, Martha Rogers, on the reopening of schools in September.

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Reopening Schools: Parent Guide and Pre-Registration survey released

Posted August 6, 2020

The school board has released a Parent Guide with information about the reopening of schools in September, and a Pre-Registration Survey for all UGDSB families. All students must pre-register for school by the August 14, 2020, deadline.

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Letter from the Minister of Education (July 30, 2020)

Posted July 30, 2020

The Minister of Education, Stephen Lecce, has written a letter to all Ontario parents/guardians regarding the province’s announcement on the reopening of schools in September.

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