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Closures and cancellations due to COVID-19

03/12/2020
On March 31, 2020, the Premier’s Office announced an extension to the provincial school closure period in response to COVID-19. As such, Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) schools, child care centres and adult learning centres will not reopen on April 6, 2020, as originally scheduled. The Premier’s Office has stated that all publicly funded schools in Ontario will remain closed until May 4, 2020, at which time they will reassess school openings. 

The following programs/meetings will not run or are closed:
  • Permits (Community Use of Schools)
  • All EarlyON and Child Care Centres
  • Adult and continuing education
  • Dual Credit and Cooperative education programs
  • Program Standing Committee Meeting (April 8, 2020)
  • Human Resources Standing Committee Meeting (April 8, 2020)
  • Business and Facilities Standing Committee Meeting (April 8, 2020)
  • Business and Facilities Standing Committee and SEAC Budget Meeting (April 15, 2020)
  • Parent Involvement Committee (April 21, 2020)
  • Student Senate (April 22, 2020)
  • Character Recognition Evening (May 14, 2020)
In addition, the Education Centre and the Career Centre are closed to the public.


 

 

Learn at Home http://her.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/241Learn at Home <p style="color:#222222;font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:small;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">March 24, 2020</span></p><p style="color:#222222;font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:small;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Dear SCDSB Families,</span></p><p style="color:#222222;font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:small;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">From our staff and the Board of Trustees, we sincerely hope that you are remaining healthy during this time. We want to assure you that we will be doing everything in our power to ensure the success of all of our students should this period of school closures continue.</span></p><p style="color:#222222;font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:small;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">We know that our families have many questions about their children’s education during these unprecedented times, especially now that the March Break has ended. We remain committed to keeping you as informed as possible.</span></p><p style="color:#222222;font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:small;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">As a first phase of offering educational support for students and families while schools are closed due to COVID-19, the Ministry of Education has launched <a href="http://track.spe.schoolmessenger.com/f/a/95TJXIQzDRSMVB3R8ke9wg~~/AAAAAQA~/RgRgW6itP0QpaHR0cHM6Ly93d3cub250YXJpby5jYS9wYWdlL2xlYXJuLWF0LWhvbWVXB3NjaG9vbG1CCgAALXV6XqV5FmNSFm1hcmdlZXJ0c2VtYUBnbWFpbC5jb21YBAAAAAI~" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=http://track.spe.schoolmessenger.com/f/a/95TJXIQzDRSMVB3R8ke9wg~~/AAAAAQA~/RgRgW6itP0QpaHR0cHM6Ly93d3cub250YXJpby5jYS9wYWdlL2xlYXJuLWF0LWhvbWVXB3NjaG9vbG1CCgAALXV6XqV5FmNSFm1hcmdlZXJ0c2VtYUBnbWFpbC5jb21YBAAAAAI~&source=gmail&ust=1585327914338000&usg=AFQjCNGmN8D774dxZwEarGCCAwdn_dMQbQ" style="color:#1155cc;">Learn at Home</a>. This new online portal contains resources for students from Kindergarten to Grade 12, with a focus on math and literacy. This phase of learning will be in place until April 5.</span></p><p style="color:#222222;font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:small;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Over the next two weeks, the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) staff will be working to establish a plan for our students’ continuity of learning. During this two week period, SCDSB educators will be contacting you to check-in, and determine the best method for communicating with our students, should we move forward with phase two after April 5.</span></p><p style="color:#222222;font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:small;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">We want to assure you that the health and well-being of our students and staff remains our top priority. We are in regular contact with our local health authority, the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, and continue to take their direction on all matters related to COVID-19. Recognizing that these are difficult times, and children may have a range of emotions, School Mental Health Ontario has provided resources to help support positive mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. <a href="http://track.spe.schoolmessenger.com/f/a/QhCxSEGTEw7CQYn6IXswBg~~/AAAAAQA~/RgRgW6itP0QgaHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuc2Nkc2Iub24uY2EvY292aWQtMTlXB3NjaG9vbG1CCgAALXV6XqV5FmNSFm1hcmdlZXJ0c2VtYUBnbWFpbC5jb21YBAAAAAI~" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=http://track.spe.schoolmessenger.com/f/a/QhCxSEGTEw7CQYn6IXswBg~~/AAAAAQA~/RgRgW6itP0QgaHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuc2Nkc2Iub24uY2EvY292aWQtMTlXB3NjaG9vbG1CCgAALXV6XqV5FmNSFm1hcmdlZXJ0c2VtYUBnbWFpbC5jb21YBAAAAAI~&source=gmail&ust=1585327914339000&usg=AFQjCNE7x_eaYO8s7X7_14DS97K2KCyx7w" style="color:#1155cc;">Please visit our website to access these resources</a>.</span></p><p style="color:#222222;font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:small;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">The situation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic in Ontario is fluid and evolving daily. As new information becomes available, we are sharing updates on our website (<a href="http://track.spe.schoolmessenger.com/f/a/0Oo1WrEnwWyU-MWXj9PRIQ~~/AAAAAQA~/RgRgW6itP0QfaHR0cDovL3d3dy5zY2RzYi5vbi5jYS9jb3ZpZC0xOVcHc2Nob29sbUIKAAAtdXpepXkWY1IWbWFyZ2VlcnRzZW1hQGdtYWlsLmNvbVgEAAAAAg~~" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=http://track.spe.schoolmessenger.com/f/a/0Oo1WrEnwWyU-MWXj9PRIQ~~/AAAAAQA~/RgRgW6itP0QfaHR0cDovL3d3dy5zY2RzYi5vbi5jYS9jb3ZpZC0xOVcHc2Nob29sbUIKAAAtdXpepXkWY1IWbWFyZ2VlcnRzZW1hQGdtYWlsLmNvbVgEAAAAAg~~&source=gmail&ust=1585327914339000&usg=AFQjCNHnx4WDM3iAFvhJKBsB0XaOLbXHWQ" style="color:#1155cc;">www.scdsb.on.ca/covid-19</a>) and on social media (Twitter: @SCDSB_Schools or Facebook: <a href="http://track.spe.schoolmessenger.com/f/a/tWoHxt4aXutmFFm0TVqDmw~~/AAAAAQA~/RgRgW6itP0QdaHR0cDovL3d3dy5mYWNlYm9vay5jb20vU0NEU0JXB3NjaG9vbG1CCgAALXV6XqV5FmNSFm1hcmdlZXJ0c2VtYUBnbWFpbC5jb21YBAAAAAI~" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=http://track.spe.schoolmessenger.com/f/a/tWoHxt4aXutmFFm0TVqDmw~~/AAAAAQA~/RgRgW6itP0QdaHR0cDovL3d3dy5mYWNlYm9vay5jb20vU0NEU0JXB3NjaG9vbG1CCgAALXV6XqV5FmNSFm1hcmdlZXJ0c2VtYUBnbWFpbC5jb21YBAAAAAI~&source=gmail&ust=1585327914339000&usg=AFQjCNEQ73q5Kp9YM6ehFenymt3drAJ_UA" style="color:#1155cc;">www.facebook.com/SCDSB</a>).</span></p><p style="color:#222222;font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:small;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Sincerely,</span></p><p style="color:#222222;font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:small;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Jodi Lloyd                         <wbr />                    Steve Blake<br></span>Chairperson of the Board                     Director of Education<br></p><p style="color:#222222;font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:small;background-color:#ffffff;"><br></p><p>​</p>
Closures and cancellations due to COVID-19http://her.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/127Closures and cancellations due to COVID-19<div>On March 31, 2020, the Premier’s Office announced an extension to the provincial school closure period in response to COVID-19. As such, Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) schools, child care centres and adult learning centres will not reopen on April 6, 2020, as originally scheduled. The Premier’s Office has stated that all publicly funded schools in Ontario will remain closed until May 4, 2020, at which time they will reassess school openings. <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><li>Program Standing Committee Meeting (April 8, 2020)</li><li>Human Resources Standing Committee Meeting (April 8, 2020)</li><li>Business and Facilities Standing Committee Meeting (April 8, 2020)</li><li>Business and Facilities Standing Committee and SEAC Budget Meeting (April 15, 2020)<br></li><li><div>Parent Involvement Committee (April 21, 2020)<br></div></li><li><div>Student Senate (April 22, 2020)</div></li><li><div>Character Recognition Evening (May 14, 2020)<br></div></li></ul></div><div>In addition, the Education Centre and the Career Centre are closed to the public.</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><p><br></p>
Chocolate Fundraiserhttp://her.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/239Chocolate Fundraiser<p>Our annual chocolate fundraiser starts March 9-13th. Thanking you for support our fundraisers.<br></p>
Math and Literacy Nighthttp://her.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/233Math and Literacy Night<p>​Our Math and Literacy Night will be rescheduled at a later date. We look forward to a fun night of literacy and numeracy acitivities for your family. We hope you can join us!<br></p>
School Council Meeting Postponedhttp://her.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/222School Council Meeting Postponed<p><span style="color:#000000;font-family:"times new roman";font-size:medium;">If you are interested in joining us for our next School Council Meeting, please contact Mr. Kemp at a further date.  Please think about joining us and being a part of our discussions and planning. Your input is very important!</span><br></p>

 

 

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