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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 ...

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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 ...

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Program for Indigenous families in the UGDSB: Anishinaabemowin Nanda-gikendan “Seeking to Learn the Language”

Posted May 10, 2021

A new weekend program for Indigenous families begins this September. Anishinaabemowin Nanda-gikendan – “Seeking to Learn the Language” – will run on Saturdays from 9-11:30am, from Sept. 18, 2021, to May 28, 2022.

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Preliminary information about remote learning options for the 2021-22 school year

Posted May 6, 2021

May 6, 2021 The Upper Grand District School Board is looking forward to welcoming students back in September 2021. We are currently working on plans for next school year, and once those plans are finalized we will share the information widely with our students and families. The UGDSB will offer a ...

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Asymptomatic COVID-19 testing available to our school on May 13 and 15

Posted May 5, 2021

Asymptomatic COVID-19 testing is available for all students and their family members and staff from our school on May 13 and 15, 2021. 

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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 ...

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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 ...

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#UGUmbrella – This May we are looking at Autonomy – our ability to make decisions 

Posted April 30, 2021

This May, the Upper Grand District School Board is looking at autonomy as our Umbrella Skill. Autonomy is our ability to make decisions and have a say in the direction of our lives.

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Draft school year calendars for 2021-22 approved

Posted April 28, 2021

At the Board Meeting held on April 27, 2021, trustees approved draft school year calendars for the 2021-2022 school year for elementary and secondary schools in the Upper Grand DSB. The draft calendars will now be submitted to the Ministry of Education for final approval.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Update regarding remote learning resuming April 19

Posted April 15, 2021

Information for families regarding the resumption of remote learning on April 19, including information for students in specialized DD class placements.

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All UGDSB schools to remain in remote learning following Spring Break

Posted April 12, 2021

On Monday April 12, 2021, the provincial government announced that all Ontario schools would participate in remote learning following the April Break.

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

Posted April 9, 2021

https://www.ugdsb.ca/blog/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 ...

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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

All UGDSB schools directed to shift to remote learning effective Wed. April 7

Posted April 5, 2021

The UGDSB has been notified by Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health that Public Health’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Nicola Mercer, will issue an Order, directing all schools within the WDG region to shift to remote learning effective Wednesday April 7, 2021.

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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 ...

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