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Kindergarten Registration for the 2018-2019 school year starts Monday January 22nd!http://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/607Kindergarten Registration for the 2018-2019 school year starts Monday January 22nd!<p dir="ltr"><strong class="ms-rteStyle-scdsbnormal" style="font-size:1.1em;">Is your child turning </strong><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-6-0" style="font-size:1.1em;"><strong>FOUR</strong></span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-6-0 ms-rteStyle-scdsbnormal" style="font-size:1.1em;"><strong> in </strong></span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-6-0 ms-rteStyle-scdsbnormal" style="font-size:1.1em;"><strong>2018</strong></span><span class="ms-rteStyle-scdsbnormal"><strong style="font-size:1.1em;">? If so, it is time to register for Kindergarten!</strong><br><br>Beginning on January 22, 2018, Birchview Dunes will be registering children for Junior Kindergarten classes for the 2018-19 school year. <br><br>You can fill out the <a href="https://www.scdsb.on.ca/Programs/Program%20Documents/RegistrationForm-ParentQuestionnaire.pdf" target="_blank">parent questionnaire and registration form</a> and the <a href="http://www.simcoemuskokahealth.org/docs/default-source/topic-immunization/school-immunization-history-form_dec-2016_final.pdf?sfvrsn=2" target="_blank">immunization history</a> form ahead of time and bring it to to the office along with your child's birth certificate, updated immunization record and proof of address. <br></span></p>
Birchview Dunes has gone cashless! Please pay for Pizza coupons, Milk tickets and Field trips online.http://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/518Birchview Dunes has gone cashless! Please pay for Pizza coupons, Milk tickets and Field trips online.<p>School Cash Online saves time, reduces paper within our schools and provides a secure payment option for parents, it eliminates the need for students to carry cash to school.</p><p>Birchview Dunes has gone cashless. You can purchase Milk Tickets, Pizza Coupons, as well as pay for field trips and donate to fundraisers through School Cash online. You can even give permission for your student to take part in school trips, presentations and events with one click!<br></p><p>If you need any assistance with your account, please do not hesitate to call the office.<br></p><span></span><p><span><span>Thank you for your support in making Birchview Dunes a cashless school!</span></span><br></p>
Daily Announcementshttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/684Daily Announcements<p>​Here are the announcements for the last day of school!<br></p><p>1.    The last day of school! We made it! Congratulations to all of you on another bright and memorable year! <br></p><p>2.    Reminder – We have our Year End Assembly today at 9:15am. </p><p>3.    Attention Students – This is a reminder to please visit the lost and found before the end of the school year to check for lost items. It's located in the front lobby of the school.<br><br>We also have some valuables that have been found. If you have lost things such as jewelry and/or fit bits please come down to the office and inquire with Mrs. Loverock or Mrs. Sawyer. <br></p><p>4.    We want to take a moment to thank all of our wonderful staff for their hard work and dedication this year! Best of luck to all those moving on to a new role or a new school this coming September!<br></p><p>5.    A huge thank you to our Principal, Mr. Giffen for his dedication and hard work here at Birchview. As most of you know he has been promoted to a Superintendent position for our area. We are very proud and wish him all the best! <br>Furthermore, congratulations are in order for our Vice Principal, Mrs. Mortimer who will be stepping into the Principal role here at Birchview in September! We are one lucky bunch! </p>
Daily Announcementshttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/683Daily Announcements<p><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:107%;font-family:"tahoma", sans-serif;">Here are the announcements for Wednesday June 27th!</span></p><p><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:107%;font-family:"tahoma", sans-serif;">1. The Colouring Club will be held in Mrs. Butson's room 107 at the second have of first break today.</span></p><p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle"><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:107%;font-family:"tahoma", sans-serif;">2. Attention Students – This is a reminder to please visit the lost and found before the end of the school year to check for lost items. It’s located in the front lobby of the school.</span></p><p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpLast"><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:107%;font-family:"tahoma", sans-serif;">3. Pop, Pop, Pop corn will be on sale today in the front foyer during second nutrition break.<span>  </span>Today is the last day. The cost is one dollar a bag and there are two flavors to choose from - Dill Pickle & Sweet & Salty! Bring your loonies!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:107%;font-family:"tahoma", sans-serif;"><span></span>4. Mrs. Kaufman would like to remind all students that tomorrow is the last day to <span> </span>return library books.<span>  </span>At this time there are 121 books to be returned.<span>  </span>If you <span></span>have not returned your books please meet with Ms Kaufman at the second break <span></span>today.<span>  </span>Bring your lunch.</span></p>
Daily Announcmentshttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/682Daily Announcments<p>​Here are the announcements for Tuesday June 26th!<br></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;"><span></span>1. Attention Students – The lost and found is still overflowing! Please come down and check for lost items before the end of the school year. It’s located in the front lobby of the school. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">2. We still have unclaimed jeweller, glasses and keys in the office. Please check for any lost items there as well. Thank you.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">3. Pop, Pop, Popcorn will be on sale on Wednesday in the front foyer during second nutrition break. Wednesday will be the last day. The cost is one dollar a bag and there are two flavors to choose from - Dill Pickle & Sweet & Salty! Bring your loonies!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">4. Milk will be finished today. There is a very small amount left for today. If you have milk coupons left over they can be used again in September. Thank you for supporting our school milk program!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">5. Reminder to all students – There is no pizza tomorrow. Please ensure you pack a lunch tomorrow.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">6. Thank you to all the students who participated in the grade for ancient civilization museum contest.<span>  </span>The winners of the contest are Kim Crips, Mason King, and Julia Jakubus. Congratulations.<span>  </span>Please find Miss Theyers during first break to claim your prize.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">7. The Grade 8 students are graduating this evening! They have been hard at work turning Birchview’s front lobby into Hollywood and preparing for their ceremony all week. We wish them the best of luck as they walk across the stage to receive their diplomas tonight! Congratulations graduates!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">Reminder to all Grade 8 students – please remind your parents to call safe arrival if you are going to be absent from school tomorrow following your ceremony and celebrations tonight. ;)</span></p>
Daily Announcementshttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/681Daily Announcements<p>​Here are the announcements for Monday June 25th! :)<br></p><p>1. For all students that come in for the breakfast program, please remember to go directly into the school off the bus if you would like something to eat.</p><p>2. Birchview water bottles are available for sale in the office at first break for just $5.00 each. Black and silver to choose from.</p><p>3. Attention Students – This is a reminder to please visit the lost and found before the end of the school year to check for lost items. It's located in the front lobby of the school.</p><p>There are also some valuables that have been lost and turned in. We have a collection of jewellery, glasses and keys in the office. If you have lost anything of this nature – please come and see if any of it belongs to you! Thank you!</p><p>4. "Random Acts of Kindness has now wrapped up for the year. Congratulations to Ms. Baumgarten, Mr. Watters, Ms. Weiss and Ms. White's classes for having the highest number of random acts of kindness for the month of June! Stay kind, Birchview"</p><p>5. Pop, Pop, Pop corn will be on sale on Wednesday in the front lobby at second break. Wednesday will be the last day. The cost is one dollar a bag and there are two flavors to choose from - Dill Pickle & Sweet & Salty! Bring your loonies!</p><p>6. Ms. Kaufman would like to congratulate Mrs. Duits, Mrs. Fleming and Mr. Pike's classes for returning all of their books.</p><p>There are still 172 books to be returned.  Please come to the library following the announcement if you have any books to returned.</p>

 

 

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