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Grade 8 Graduationhttp://adm.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/181Grade 8 Graduation<p>​<br></p><p style="color:#000000;font-size:12pt;background-color:#ffffff;font-family:"times new roman", serif;margin-bottom:8pt;line-height:17.12px;"><strong><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Grade 8 Graduation</span></strong><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"></span></p><p style="color:#000000;font-size:12pt;background-color:#ffffff;font-family:"times new roman", serif;margin-bottom:8pt;line-height:17.12px;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">June 24 is reserved for grade 8 graduates to pick up a bag of goodies from the school. Choose a time at the link below.<span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">  </span>On June 24, we will have a banner on our fence with the school in the backdrop to use as a photo opportunity.<span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"> </span></span></p><p style="color:#000000;font-size:12pt;background-color:#ffffff;font-family:"times new roman", serif;margin-bottom:8pt;line-height:17.12px;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">To reserve your time to pick up your child’s bag, use the following link:</span></p><p style="color:#000000;font-size:12pt;background-color:#ffffff;font-family:"times new roman", serif;margin-bottom:0px;"><a href="http://www.schoolinterviews.ca/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">www.schoolinterviews.ca</span></a><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">        </span><strong>Code:<span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">  </span>z6fuv</strong></span></p><p style="color:#000000;font-size:12pt;background-color:#ffffff;font-family:"times new roman", serif;margin-bottom:0px;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;"><strong><br></strong></span></p><p style="color:#000000;font-size:12pt;background-color:#ffffff;font-family:"times new roman", serif;margin-bottom:8pt;line-height:17.12px;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Register by homeroom teacher to see the times when they are available.<span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">  </span>If their timing and yours do not coincide, then choose the option “Open Time for Grade 8 Graduation”<span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"> </span></span></p><p style="color:#000000;font-size:12pt;background-color:#ffffff;font-family:"times new roman", serif;margin-bottom:8pt;line-height:17.12px;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">On June 24 at 5 pm, a link to a virtual graduation ceremony will be sent out via email. The email address will be the one on which you are receiving this email. If you would like this email to be different, or are having difficulties with the process, please let me know at </span><a href="mailto:tholroyd@scdsb.on.ca" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">tholroyd@scdsb.on.ca</span></a><br></p><p><br></p>
Dropping off text books, instruments and computershttp://adm.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/182Dropping off text books, instruments and computers<p>June 22, 23 and 25 are the dates for dropping of computers, instruments and books.  To book a time, please use this link:<br></p><p style="color:#000000;font-size:12pt;background-color:#ffffff;font-family:"times new roman", serif;margin-bottom:0px;"><a href="http://www.schoolinterviews.ca/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">www.schoolinterviews.ca</span></a><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">        </span><strong>Code:<span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">  </span>z6fuv</strong></span></p><p style="color:#000000;font-size:12pt;background-color:#ffffff;font-family:"times new roman", serif;margin-bottom:0px;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;"><strong><br></strong></span></p><p><br></p>
Retrieving Student Belongingshttp://adm.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/180Retrieving Student Belongings<p>​</p><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;background-color:#ffffff;"><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:15px;line-height:inherit;font-family:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:#201f1e;"><p style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;margin-bottom:0px;"><strong><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">Process for picking up student belongings:</span></strong><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;"></span></p></div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:15px;line-height:inherit;font-family:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:#201f1e;"><p style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;margin-bottom:0px;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Student belongings will be ready for pick up on June 3, 4 and 5. There will be four pick up stations set up along the fence by the portables from 8:30-4:30 both days.  Student belongings will be gathered <span data-markjs="true" class="mark7dbxbe4vo" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">to</span>gether by family. No <span data-markjs="true" class="mark9rgve1cf9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">families</span> will be given access <span data-markjs="true" class="mark7dbxbe4vo" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">to</span> the school, all items will be outside at pick up time. </span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;"></span></p></div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:15px;line-height:inherit;font-family:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:#201f1e;"><p style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;margin-bottom:0px;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;"> </span></p></div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:15px;line-height:inherit;font-family:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:#201f1e;"><p style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;margin-bottom:0px;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">As many shoes are not labelled with student names, it would be helpful if you could email your child's teacher with a description of your child's shoes - colour, brand, size. Unknown shoes/items will be on tables labelled by homeroom teacher name, spread out around the fenceline around the parking lot (weather permitting). </span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;"></span></p></div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:15px;line-height:inherit;font-family:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:#201f1e;"><p style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;margin-bottom:0px;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;"> </span></p></div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:15px;line-height:inherit;font-family:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:#201f1e;"><p style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;margin-bottom:0px;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">If you have any items that you would like <span data-markjs="true" class="mark7dbxbe4vo" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">to</span> drop off at the school (i.e. musical instrument; work; library books), please put them in a bag labelled with the child's name so we can track the item being returned. </span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;"></span></p></div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:15px;line-height:inherit;font-family:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:#201f1e;"><p style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;margin-bottom:0px;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;"> </span></p></div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:15px;line-height:inherit;font-family:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:#201f1e;"><p style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;margin-bottom:0px;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Sign up for<span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"> </span><strong>one time</strong><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"> </span>using the School Interview app - when you sign up for your one time,<span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"> </span><strong>use the name(s) of your child(ren)</strong><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"> </span>so we know which students <span data-markjs="true" class="mark7dbxbe4vo" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">to</span> group <span data-markjs="true" class="mark7dbxbe4vo" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">to</span>gether as a family. The app is for interviews but it is a very useful way <span data-markjs="true" class="mark7dbxbe4vo" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">to</span> organize this type of activity - instead of teacher names it is Pick up station #1, 2, 3, and 4 - sign your family up for one of these stations which will be clearly labelled.</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;"></span></p></div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:15px;line-height:inherit;font-family:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:#201f1e;"><p style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;margin-bottom:0px;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;"> </span></p></div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:15px;line-height:inherit;font-family:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:#201f1e;"><p style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;margin-bottom:0px;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">We are moving about 400 <span data-markjs="true" class="mark9rgve1cf9" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">families</span> through this process over the course of the two days so we ask that you respect the time for which you register and <span data-markjs="true" class="mark7dbxbe4vo" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">to</span> respect the guideline of social distancing (2 metres). Interacting with others on school property cannot occur and we will politely ask you <span data-markjs="true" class="mark7dbxbe4vo" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">to</span> move along so we can make the process as efficient as possible for the entire community.</span></p></div><br></div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;background-color:#ffffff;"><a href="https://www.schoolinterviews.ca/code?code=3tjxz" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;">https://www.schoolinterviews.ca/code?code=3tjxz</a><br></div><div><br><br></div><p><br></p>
Admiral@Home Educational Resourceshttp://adm.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/179Admiral@Home Educational Resources<p>​<a href="https://sites.google.com/scdsb.on.ca/admiralathome/home">admiral@home</a></p><p>    Admiral Families: your hub of online resources to support education at home. <br></p>
Admiral Collingwood YouTube Channelhttp://adm.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/178Admiral Collingwood YouTube Channel<p>​<a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCp2tjwHqlvrNaaUnfGqv_g">https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCp2tjwHqlvrNaaUnfGqv_g</a><br></p><p>School staff have been creating videos to share with students.  <br></p>
Admiral Collingwood Announcementshttp://adm.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/177Admiral Collingwood Announcements<p><a href="https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1VA99wUXzu2EMOS5UkR-meQfs3W2_w1E1">Click here for your Daily Announcements!</a>​</p>
Check out SCDSB Library ebooks!http://adm.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/136Check out SCDSB Library ebooks!<p>B<span class="ms-rteFontFace-5 ms-rteFontSize-2">orrow online books with your</span><span class="ms-rteFontFace-5 ms-rteFontSize-2"> school account. Choose from over</span><span class="ms-rteFontFace-5 ms-rteFontSize-2"> 2000 titles and 83 subjects!<br></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-5 ms-rteFontSize-2">Check out the pdf below for instructions on how to get started!<br></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-5 ms-rteFontSize-2"><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Sora%20-%20Helpful%20Info%20for%20Users%20(Spring%202020).pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Sora - Helpful Info for Users (Spring 2020).pdf</a><br></span></p>
Closures and cancellations due to COVID-19http://adm.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/127Closures and cancellations due to COVID-19<div><strong>On May 19, the Premier’s Office announced that all publicly funded schools in Ontario will remain closed for the duration of the 2019-2020 school year, in response to COVID-19</strong>. As such, Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) schools and adult learning centres will not reopen on May 31, 2020. The decision to extend the school closure period for the remainder of the school year is based on advice from Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health in order to protect the health and safety of students, families and staff. <br></div><div><br></div><div>The following programs/meetings will not run or are closed:<br></div><div><ul><li>Permits (Community Use of Schools)</li><li>All EarlyON and Child Care Centres</li><li>Adult and continuing education</li><li>Dual Credit and Cooperative education programs<br></li></ul></div><div>In addition, the Education Centre and the Career Centre are closed to the public.<br></div><div><br></div><div>Learn more at <a href="http://www.scdsb.on.ca/covid-19">www.scdsb.on.ca/covid-19</a><br></div>
Inclement Weather Days/Bus cancellationshttp://adm.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/164Inclement Weather Days/Bus cancellations<p>​It's that time of year again! With snow comes the possiblity of bus cancellations, and we would like to remind you of the SCDSB policy on <span id="dlgTitleBtns" class="ms-dlgTitleBtns"><a id="DlgClose7f5e77ef-9afc-48fc-acb4-7c062eac4c52" class="ms-dlgCloseBtn" title="Close dialog" accesskey="C"><span style="padding:8px;height:16px;width:16px;display:inline-block;"><span class="s4-clust" style="height:16px;width:16px;position:relative;display:inline-block;overflow:hidden;"></span></span></a></span>Inclement Weather days:  </p><p>On <span data-markjs="true">inclement</span> <span data-markjs="true">weather</span> days when buses are cancelled, the SCDSB automated attendance system will call the home and cell number of the first parent on file for<span class="ms-rteThemeBackColor-6-1"> ALL students who are not at school</span> , <span class="ms-rteThemeBackColor-6-1">including both bus students and those who walk to school.</span><span class="ms-rteThemeBackColor-6-1"> Please call us back only if your child should be at school. If we don’t hear from you, we will assume you are aware your child is absent.</span></p><p><span class="ms-rteThemeBackColor-1-0">Parents CANNOT opt out of this safe arrival program. It is a SCDSB Safe Arrival Policy.<br></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteThemeBackColor-1-0"></span>Please visit and subscribe to the SCSTC website for up to date bus cancellation information.  All Efforts Are Made To Post Cancellations Between 6:00 AM and 6:30 AM:  https://simcoecountyschoolbus.ca/<br></p><p><br></p>
Jersey Day is tomorrow - Thursday, March 12thhttp://adm.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/176Jersey Day is tomorrow - Thursday, March 12th