News & Announcements

SIB COVID Protocol Refresher + This Week’s Announcements

Posted February 9, 2021

Dear SIB families,  A giant thank you to all SIB students, parents and family members for making the first few days back at school a huge success. We are so lucky to have such a wonderful group of students and their families at this school working together ...

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School Council Meets Tuesday Feb 16th @ 6:30pm

Posted February 8, 2021

We would like to WELCOME all parents and guardians to the 4th 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 Feb 16th, 2021 06:30 ...

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COVID reminders for students returning on Monday

Posted February 5, 2021

Hi SIB families, We are excited to welcome our students back to the building after a month of Remote Learning! Please take a moment to read through the information below with more details related to everyone’s return to school. We want to remind you of the temporary measures in place in order ...

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Guide for a Healthy and Safe Return to School

Posted February 5, 2021

Hi SIB Families please take a minute to review the important reminders about returning to school within this link: Educator Guide A Healthy And Safe Return To School  

Return to SIB on Monday Full Details!

Posted February 4, 2021

Hi SIB families RE: Return to school Monday February 8th! We are excited to announce the return to in-class learning this coming Monday. We will start school as usual at 8:40 am on Monday for all students. If you have borrowed a Chromebook device from the school over the remote learning period ...

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UGDSB schools to resume in-person learning on Monday Feb. 8

Posted February 3, 2021

On Wednesday afternoon, the Minister of Education announced that schools in the Upper Grand District School Board will resume in-person learning on Monday Feb. 8, 2021. School boards are required to follow the direction of the Ministry. 

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UGDSB celebrates Black Brilliance month virtually this February

Posted February 3, 2021

Students and staff in the Upper Grand District School Board are coming together virtually this month to celebrate Black Brilliance, Heritage and Futures.

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This week @ SIB

Posted February 2, 2021

Dear SIB families, Happy Groundhog Day! Here are this week's announcements. #1 Return to School: As of today (Feb 2nd) all UGDSB schools will continue with our current measures for online learning until further notice. Click here for more information: https://www.ugdsb.ca/sibps/2021/01/28/online-learning-in-ugdsb-to-continue-until-further-notice/ Please continue to check the school’s website for up to date ...

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The Next PIC Parent Workshop is March 4, 2021

Posted February 1, 2021

Topic: Parenting for student success during a pandemic Full Details: PIC Parent Workshop March 4, 2021  

February Parent Newsletter “Talking About Mental Health”

Posted February 1, 2021

Umbrella Theme: Healthy Lifestyle This month at UGDSB we are bringing our focus onto healthy lifestyles.  Sounds easy, right? It may seem like eating well, getting enough sleep and prioritizing our own care and health is easy but for many of us this is not the case. From enhanced stressors that ...

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Feb 4th is National Sweater Day!

Posted February 1, 2021

          February 4th is National Sweater Day! Make the Earth better by wearing a sweater Celebrate National Sweater Day on February 4th! National Sweater Day is a way to learn about the importance of saving energy and to inspire you to use less energy all winter. Heating accounts for 80% of residential energy use in Canada. ...

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Online learning in UGDSB to continue until further notice

Posted January 28, 2021

On Thursday Jan. 28, the Ministry of Education made an announcement regarding the resumption of in-person learning for some school boards in the province. Please note that the UGDSB was not included in the list of boards that are permitted to resume in-person instruction the week of Feb. 1, 2021. This means that all UGDSB schools will continue with our current measures for online learning until further notice. 

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#UGUmbrella – This February, we explore healthy lifestyles 

Posted January 28, 2021

This month as part of the Umbrella Project, we are bringing our focus onto healthy lifestyles.  Healthy lifestyles sound easy, right? When it comes to healthy lifestyles, it may seem like eating well, getting enough sleep and prioritizing our own care is easy, but for many of us this is not the case.  

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This week @ SIB: PA Day Jan 29th

Posted January 26, 2021

Dear SIB families,  Please keep encouraging your children as they are really working hard in these challenging times. Their efforts are really paying off! Here are this week's announcements.  #1 Return to School: At this time, we do not expect that schools will resume in-person learning until the ...

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Update regarding extension of online learning

Posted January 22, 2021

At this time, we do not expect that schools will resume in-person learning until the end of the provincial emergency orders on February 11, 2021, at the earliest. 

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Temporary online learning extended until Jan. 29, 2021

Posted January 20, 2021

Public Health has instructed the UGDSB that the current measures in place for online learning in the UGDSB will be extended until at least January 29. 

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This week @ SIB: Jan 19th

Posted January 19, 2021

Dear SIB families,  Hi everyone, the staff at SIB couldn’t be more proud of all the hard work our students are putting into their remote learning. Thank you for being so great! Here are this week's announcements.  #1 Return to School is currently scheduled for Monday January 25th: ...

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Information for schools following expanded provincial restrictions 

Posted January 13, 2021

On Tuesday Jan. 12, 2021, the provincial government announced new restrictions to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Ontario. As part of that announcement, information was shared that affects Ontario schools, and we would like to provide the details that have been announced so far to all Upper Grand DSB families.

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This Week at SIB: Please Read

Posted January 13, 2021

Dear SIB families,  Hi everyone, we hope that all of you are doing ok during these unique times. Here are this week's announcements.  #1 Return to School is currently scheduled for Monday January 25th: Please continue to check the school’s website for up to date information ...

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No additional board-wide survey, reorganization in elementary schools

Posted January 12, 2021

The Upper Grand District School Board would like to inform all elementary school families that there will be no additional “intent to change learning modes” survey for elementary students. What this means is that there will not be another board-wide reorganization in elementary schools at this time.  

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