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Parent Workshop presented by Triple P: Raising Resilient Childrenhttp://adm.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/95Parent Workshop presented by Triple P: Raising Resilient Children<p>Please join us for two Triple P Parenting Workshops on Raising Resilient Children. The first workshop will be on Tuesday, March 20th from 2:10pm to 3:10pm. The second workshops will be on Tuesday, April 3rd from 2:10pm to 3:10pm. Both workshops will be held in the Staff Room at Admiral Collingwood Elementary School. Light refreshments and childcare will be available. Please watch for an email containing more details. </p>
Family Math Workshopshttp://adm.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/94Family Math Workshops<p>Please complete the attached link to let us know you will be attending one of our Family Math Workshops on February 26th:  https://goo.gl/forms/pps0c9zRKYsrm5Kv1 , you may need to copy and paste the link in order to complete it. Please note the link was also sent through School Connects (emailed to all families) at the beginning of February.  There will be childcare available at both sessions. Families are asked to attend one of the sessions: 315-4pm or 6-645pm. We hope to see you on the 26th!</p>
Sub and Pizza Orders - Available on Cash Onlinehttp://adm.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/65Sub and Pizza Orders - Available on Cash OnlineSub and Pizza orders for each month are available on Cash Online. Please ensure you have enrolled your child(ren) so that you can order online, see the link (Pay Fees) on the rotator and on the right-hand side of the website. If you cannot use Cash Online please come see us in the office, we would love to help you get set up.
Math Homework using IXLhttp://adm.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/90Math Homework using IXL<p>We have purchased IXL Math for all grade 3 to 7 students. Each student has a unique login and password which their homeroom teacher has shared with them. The homeroom teachers will teach the students how to use the program and the math lessons. We are hoping that families can support this learning by consolidating your student's understanding by doing math homework nightly. Please visit https://ca.ixl.com/math/ </p>
Staples continues BYOD program for SCDSB familieshttp://adm.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/82Staples continues BYOD program for SCDSB families<p>​​​Staples is continuing to offer a BYOD program for SCDSB families, to provide affordable options for families considering a technology purchase. <br><br>Information about the program, including product details and how to order, is available below. If you have questions about the program, please contact your nearest Staples store.<br><br><a href="http://www.scdsb.on.ca/About%20Us/News%20Documents/BYOD_SpecialEducationOffer_Simcoe_EN.PDF">Staples ​BYOD program lett​er​​​</a></p>
Scheduled system maintenance - Dec. 29-31http://adm.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/81Scheduled system maintenance - Dec. 29-31<p>​Please be advised that the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) is performing planned maintenance on its network and systems <strong>between 5 p.m. on Dec. 29, 2017 and 5 a.m. on Dec. 31, 2017</strong><strong>.</strong> <strong>The SCDSB website, Learning Centres website and school websites will be affected</strong>, with periods of unavailability. </p>
QSP Magazine Fundraiserhttp://adm.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/43QSP Magazine Fundraiser<p>Our Magazine Fundraiser has begun.  Spread the word!  Log on to <a href="http://www.qsp.ca/">www.QSP.ca</a> and click on "SHOP NOW".  Our school code is 3720000.  You can order anytime!  All proceeds support our Athletics Program and Special Presentations. Catalogs were sent home in September 2017 and can be viewed online anytime at <a href="http://www.qsp.ca/">www.QSP.ca</a> . Thank you for your continued support! Last year we earned close to $1000 with this fundraiser, please help us tip the $1500 mark for the 2017/2018 school year. </p>
Kiss and Ridehttp://adm.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/50Kiss and Ride<p>Please check out our Kiss and Ride information posted on our website.  Please DO NOT park in the Kiss and Ride area as it blocks the flow of traffic and puts our students at risk. With the new construction and our 8 buses and 3 vans, it is of utmost importance that students walk/scoot/bike if possible to reduce the number of vehicles around the school.</p>
SCDSB partners with Dell and Staples to provide affordable technology optionshttp://adm.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/74SCDSB partners with Dell and Staples to provide affordable technology options<p>​The Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) is excited to announce two partnerships for the 2017-18 school year. The SCDSB has worked with Dell Canada and Staples to provide affordable options for families considering a technology purchase. Both programs are approved by the SCDSB.<br><br>Information about both programs, including product details and how to order, is available below. If you have questions about the programs, please contact either a Dell Education Advisor or your nearest Staples store, as appropriate.<br><br><a href="http://scdsb.on.ca/About%20Us/News%20Documents/SimcoeCountyDSB-Dell%20BYOD_June2017.pdf">Dell Canada BYOD program letter</a><br><a href="http://scdsb.on.ca/About%20Us/News%20Documents/SchoolToolsBYOD_SimcoeLetter_EN.pdf">Staples BYOD program letter</a><br> <br></p>
Ministry of Education seeks online engagement regarding implementation of First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education Policy Frameworkhttp://adm.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/72Ministry of Education seeks online engagement regarding implementation of First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education Policy Framework<div>​​The Ontario Ministry of Education is working with researchers to gather feedback and input to inform the development of the Third Progress Report on the implementation of the First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education Policy Framework.  <br><br>Students, parents/guardians and families, teaching and nonteaching staff, Indigenous communities, organizations and partners, and school boards are invited to participate in an online survey and/or online focus groups to capture successes and help to identify promising practices and opportunities to provide further support to enhance the achievement and well-being of Indigenous students.   <br><br>Third Progress Report - <a href="https://sondages.outsidesoft.com/Engine/Default.aspx?surveyID=6A64A645-0C53-4CFF-9495-6E1A5E830F36">English survey</a></div><div>Troisième Rapport D’Étape - <a href="https://sondages.outsidesoft.com/Engine/Default.aspx?surveyID=6A64A645-0C53-4CFF-9495-6E1A5E830F36&idlang=FR">French survey​</a>  <br><br></div><div>It is important to note that:</div><div><ul><li>​​​Participation in this survey is voluntary.  </li><li>This survey is confidential. That means that all answers will be combined anonymously (without any identifying information) with the answers received from other participants. No one who sees the answers will be able to link them to any individual person.   </li><li>Anyone can stop doing this survey at any time without any repercussions.</li></ul></div><div>All stakeholders are invited to participate in the online focus groups. To participate, RSVP to thirdprogressreport@gmail.com indicating which session you would like to attend. Please note that while we will make efforts to accommodate everyone spaces are limited to 10-12 people per session on a first come, first served basis.  <br><br></div><div><table cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:25%;"><strong>Students</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:25%;"><strong>Parents/Guardians</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:25%;"><strong>Teaching/Non-Teaching Staff</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:25%;"><strong>Indigenous Organizations & Partners</strong></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">Tuesday, May 23 </p><p style="text-align:center;">8-9pm EST (English)</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">Monday, June 12 7:30-8:30 pm EST</p><p style="text-align:center;">(English)</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">Thursday, May 25 6-7pm EST</p><p style="text-align:center;">(English)</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">Thursday, June 1   2-3pm EST</p><p style="text-align:center;">(English)</p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">Thursday, June 1   7-8pm EST</p><p style="text-align:center;">(English)</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">Thursday, June 15 7-8 pm EST</p><p style="text-align:center;">(English)</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">Thursday, June 1</p><p style="text-align:center;">7-8pm EST</p><p style="text-align:center;">(English)</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">Friday, June 2</p><p style="text-align:center;">2-3pm EST</p><p style="text-align:center;">(English)</p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">Monday, June 19   7-8pm EST</p><p style="text-align:center;">(English)</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">Wednesday, June 21</p><p style="text-align:center;">7-8pm EST</p><p style="text-align:center;">(English)</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">Thursday, June 15 7-8 pm EST</p><p style="text-align:center;">(English)</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">Thursday, June 8    2-3pm EST</p><p style="text-align:center;">(English)</p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">Monday, June 19   7-8pm EST</p><p style="text-align:center;"> (French)</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">Monday, June 26</p><p style="text-align:center;">7-8pm EST</p><p style="text-align:center;">(French)</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">Tuesday, June 20</p><p style="text-align:center;">7-8 pm EST</p><p style="text-align:center;">(French)</p></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p style="text-align:center;">Tuesday, June 27</p><p style="text-align:center;">7-8 pm EST</p><p style="text-align:center;">(French)​</p></td></tr></tbody></table><br></div><div><br></div><div>The Indigenous Education Office of the Ministry of Education would be pleased to respond to any questions you may have regarding the process of engagement and data collection to inform the development of the Third Progress Report. Please send any questions directly to Jennifer Feasby, Manager Education Policy and Programs Unit (Jennifer.Feasby@ontario.ca).<br><br><br></div><div><br></div>