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Support students through tragic events

Dear Upper Grand Students, Staff and Families:

We are shocked and saddened by the tragic events that happened yesterday in Ottawa. We are keeping our thoughts focused on those affected and the bravery and service of the emergency personnel who reacted so quickly to protect the community. Read more in a letter from Martha Rogers, Director of Education (PDF).

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October Newsletter Now Online

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The October newsletter is now posted in the Newsletter section. Thanks to everyone for taking the time to read the newsletter.

Terry Fox Walk

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Today students of all ages walked together through the neighbourhood in support of cancer research. Our grade 4/5 class led by Mrs. Hersey inspired us and taught us that "We are Terry Fox". Through a rap, video and cheers the 4/5 class helped the rest of the SIB students understand the purpose behind our walk. A great job was done by all. Thank you to all who came to walk with us, cheered us along our route and donated to cancer research. Well done Knights!

Safe Arrival and Departure Procedures at Sir Isaac Brock P.S.

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[Access Document Here (PDF)]

Peanut Alert!

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We have several students in the school at a variety of grade levels who have severe allergies to peanut and/or nut products. For these students, contact with peanuts/nuts can be life threatening. A nut allergy is difficult to control, because it can be transmitted by a child with just a trace of peanut oil on his or her hands touching a desk or drinking fountain with which the allergic child comes in contact. Thank you for your help in keeping our children healthy and safe, by not sending peanut products to school.


PLEASE NOTE: Alternative Soy Products, which are designed to look, smell and taste like peanut butter are thought to create safety concerns for those with nut allergies and are also to be avoided. 

September Newsletter!

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Please check the link on the left menu bar for the September newsletter. 


Adendum to June Newsletter

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[Read the Adendum to SIB June Newsletter (PDF)]

Summer Reading -Parent/Guardian Newsletter

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Summer is quickly approaching and while your school library might not be open during summer break, your student can access our digital collection 24/7! Help your child keep their reading skills strong this summer with eBooks and audiobooks from Overdrive accessible through UG2GO.

Students can login to Overdrive using their Windows network login. Digital books can be enjoyed on a computer, tablet, smartphone or eReader device. Read right in the internet browser or download using the free OverDrive app. At the end of the lending period, titles automatically expire so there are never any late fees. Our digital collection can be accessed anywhere in the world, as long as there is an internet connection.

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Visit our digital collection at and make sure your student starts summer vacation off right! Look for the Overdrive button under the Read section of UG2GO.

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Pizza Days
Every Friday until June 19th

Sub Days
Every Wednesday until June 10th

Ministry Mandated Professional Activity Day

On Friday, October 24th, all elementary schools in the Upper Grand District School Board will be closed to students for a Ministry Mandated Professional Activity Day.