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Buses and vans cancelled todayhttp://pin.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/43Buses and vans cancelled today<p>​Buses and vans in SCDSB have been cancelled today due to Environment Canada's freezing rain warning.  If your child is a "walker" and you decide to keep your child at home, please remember to call for Safe Arrival.</p><p>Gr. 8 Grad photos have been rescheduled for Fri. Feb. 10th </p>
Attendance Area review - staff recommendationshttp://pin.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/42Attendance Area review - staff recommendations<p>​​​​<span style="color:#595959;font-family:arial, sans-serif;background-color:#ffffff;">Following are the contents of a letter being distributed to all families at Banting Memorial High School, Bear Creek Secondary School, Nottawasaga Pines Secondary School, Tosorontio Central PS and Baxter Central PS regarding the attendance area review.​</span>​</p><p>The Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) monitors enrolment trends and facility conditions in an effort to ensure that school attendance areas are structured to support student achievement. When necessary, SCDSB staff complete attendance area reviews (AAR) to balance enrolment and support student success and well-being.</p><p>The SCDSB Board of Trustees has approved a review of the attendance areas of Banting Memorial High School, Bear Creek Secondary School and Nottawasaga Pines Secondary School. The intent is to balance enrolment and alleviate pressures at Banting Memorial High School and Bear Creek Secondary School by realigning feeder school attendance boundaries. </p><p>SCDSB staff are currently considering the following:</p><ul><li>Aligning the Tosorontio Central PS and Baxter Central PS boundaries entirely with Nottawasaga Pines Secondary School's attendance area.<br><br>The review will take place during the 2017-18 school year and include a public meeting to address parent questions and get feedback on the proposed changes. <br><br>Further information is included in the SCDSB's 2016-17 Capital Plan. You can view it online at <a href="http://www.scdsb.on.ca/">www.scdsb.on.ca</a>  under 'Board' and 'Capital Planning'. Click on the Capital Plan 2016-17 link. We will continue to keep you informed as decisions are made regarding the review.<br><br></li></ul><p>Sincerely,</p><p>Daryl Halliday<br>Superintendent of Education (Area 4)</p><p>Jackie Kavanagh<br>Superintendent of Education (Area 5)</p><p>Chris Samis<br>Superintendent of Education (Area 3C)​</p><p>cc         Peter Beacock, Chair<br>            Donna DaSilva, Trustee<br>            Jennifer Cameron, Trustee<br>            Krista Mayne, Trustee<br>            Wayne Clements, Trustee</p>
Tomorrow is a PD Day and family Literacy Day http://pin.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/41Tomorrow is a PD Day and family Literacy Day <p>​​Tomorrow is a PD Day and Family Literacy Day.  The Family Literacy link is inlcuded on our announcements and included http://abclifeliteracy.ca/family-literacy</p>
Literacy Character Day Tomorrow!http://pin.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/40Literacy Character Day Tomorrow!<p>​​Students are to dress as their favourite literacy character tomorrow! We look forward to seeing "who" is at PRES.</p>
Lunch Orders duehttp://pin.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/39Lunch Orders due<p>​​​Lunch forms will still be accepted today, Friday Jan. 20th becuase of the two snow days. Thank you for your continued support! </p>
Barrie Colts Tickets http://pin.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/38Barrie Colts Tickets <p>​​​​Barrie Colts tickets pre order are due Mon. Jan. 16th </p>
Parents, tell us what you think: survey about climate, safety at schoolhttp://pin.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/66Parents, tell us what you think: survey about climate, safety at school<div>​​Parents and guardians can provide feedback on the climate at our school through a survey that will be open from January 9 to 27.</div><div><br></div><div>Survey topics include: the overall tone of the school, feeling of safety, student well-being, and equity and inclusion.</div><div><br></div><div style="text-align:center;"><strong>Complete the survey now</strong></div><div style="text-align:center;"><br></div><div style="text-align:center;"><a href="http://fluidsurveys.com/s/SCParent1617/">http://fluidsurveys.com/s/SCParent1617/</a></div><div><br></div><div>A similar survey is being conducted with staff and students. Each school will receive a report of the school results. The Simcoe County District School Board’s (SCDSB) senior administrative team and Board of Trustees also review the board-wide results. </div><div><br></div><div>The data will show our progress over time, and will highlight areas of strength and areas in need of improvement.  </div><div><br></div><div>Parent and staff versions of the elementary School Climate Survey are being offered for the first time this year. Parent and staff versions of the secondary School Climate Survey were offered for the first time last year. Student School Climate surveys have been collected since 2007.</div><div><br></div><div>Questions can be sent to <a href="mailto:research@scdsb.on.ca">research@scdsb.on.ca​</a>. </div><div><br></div>

 

 

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