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Gourmet Lollipops for Sale - Wednesday January 23rd (During Breaks)http://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/828Gourmet Lollipops for Sale - Wednesday January 23rd (During Breaks)<p>​Greetings! <br></p><p style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif, serif, "emojifont";margin:0px;">The grade 6's will be selling gourmet lollipops next Wednesday January 23rd to fundraise for their Mansfield trip. Each lollipop will be $1. We will sell at both breaks in the front hallway. </p><p style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif, serif, "emojifont";margin:0px;">There are 10 popular flavours to choose from. </p><p style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif, serif, "emojifont";margin:0px;">There will also be one lollipop with a golden wrapper inside of it. The student who receives this wrapper will get 2 tickets to see the school play Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in the spring!</p><p style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif, serif, "emojifont";margin:0px;"><br></p><p style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif, serif, "emojifont";margin:0px;">Thanks,</p><p style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif, serif, "emojifont";margin:0px;">The Grade 6 Team</p><p style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif, serif, "emojifont";margin:0px;"><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Lolli.jpg" alt="Lolli.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /><br></p>
Daily Announcements - January 17, 2019http://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/827Daily Announcements - January 17, 2019<p>​<strong>Date: Thursday January 17th, 2019 </strong></p><p><strong>Day: </strong>(SCDSB 5 Day Cycle) <strong>Day 5</strong></p><p>1. Popcorn will be on sale in the lobby at first break tomorrow! This is a reminder to bring your loonies for popcorn! Thank you!</p><p>2. Yesterday, the Birchview Dunes intermediate co-ed hockey team participated in the Hockey Day in Collingwood celebration hosted by CCI and the town of Collingwood. The team of 17 students started their day off strong with a decisive win over our cross town rivals at Worsley. The team then moved on to play a very strong SCI team. The Birchview team jumped to an early lead, but was unable to hold on to their lead to the fast skating Stayner team.  This loss set the Birchview team up to play for the bronze medal game against Nottawa. Recovering from their earlier tough match, the Birchview team jumped out to an early commanding lead and held on comfortably throughout the rest of the match to win the game in a convincing manner. Congratulation to all of the members of the hockey team for having displayed great sportsmanship, athleticism and teamwork throughout the day. The team members were excellent ambassadors for our school, and should be proud of their accomplishments.  A final special thank you to all of the parents and staff who helped and supported the team to make this event possible.</p><p>3. Yesterday was Waste Free Wednesday here at Birchview! Thank you to all of the students who brought in waste free lunches to help our environment. Let's see who the winners of the waste free warrior trophies are! In the kindergarten division, the trophy goes to Mrs. Wonta's class with 6 waste free lunches. In the primary division, Mrs. Van Alstine's class earned the trophy by bringing in an amazing 10 waste free lunches! In the junior division, Mrs. Duits' class won with 8 waste free lunches! Finally, in the intermediate division, Mrs. Carr's and Mr. Berry's classes both tied with 2 waste free lunches each! Great job everyone, and congratulations to the winning classes! Keep packing Blazers!</p>
Daily Announcements - January 16, 2019http://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/826Daily Announcements - January 16, 2019<p>​<strong>Date: Wednesday January 16th, 2018</strong></p><p><strong>Day: </strong>(SCDSB 5 Day Cycle) <strong>Day 4</strong></p><p>1. This is a reminder that there is a science fair meeting at second break today in the library. Bring your mess free lunch with you.</p><p>2. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory- Scenes 4 and 5 practice today at first break in the library.  Bring your script and your lunch.</p><p>3. Attention Intermediate Writers Club. We will meet today in the library during second break. That's Intermediate Writers Club today at second break in the library.<br></p><p>4. Today is Waste Free Wednesday. Did you use containers to pack your lunch? The Eco Team will be visiting your class to record spirit points for doing your part to reduce your waste. Eco Team point collectors please be sure to come to Mr. Pinkerton's room at first break.</p>
Daily Announcements - January 15, 2019http://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/825Daily Announcements - January 15, 2019<p>​<strong>Date: Tuesday January 15th, 2019 </strong></p><p><strong>Day: </strong>(SCDSB 5 Day Cycle) <strong>Day 3</strong></p><p>1. All those who have handed in their permission forms and are participating in the school science fair should meet in the library at second break on Wednesday, January 16<sup>th</sup>. Bring your mess free lunches/snacks with you, along with your planner pages. If you cannot make the meeting, please see Ms. Hughes or Mrs. Fleming ahead of time.</p><p>2. Our next <strong>Caribou Math Contest</strong> will be taking place <strong>Wednesday January 16th, 2019.</strong>The interactive question will be <strong>Tower of Hanoi</strong> which the students can practice now on our games page. We also will have a history question about <strong>Rene Descartes</strong>. You can read about him on our history page. The game and history question is posted on the bulletin board outside the library. The Intermediates will do the contest at 11:35 and the Juniors will start at 2:00. Both will be done in room 207. If you have any questions please see Ms. Winstone or Mr. Thompson.</p><p>3.  Charlie and the Chocolate Factory- Scenes 2 and 3 will practice today at first break- 10:55 in the Library.</p><p>Bring your lunch and script.</p><p>4. Tomorrow is Waste Free Wednesday. </p><p>Why bother packing a Waste Free Lunch? Reducing our waste is essential if we expect future generations to live in a world with clean air and land to grow food. New research shows that plastics emit powerful greenhouse gases as they degrade, contributing to climate change. Plastic pollution is a major local and global problem that we need to take responsibility for now. Buying groceries in bulk, and packing your lunch in containers reduces many pounds of plastic that you produce each year. Think about it. Do your part. Now get packing Birchview and earn points for your class. Who will win the Eco Warrior Trophy this week?</p><p>5. Attention Intermediate Writers Club members. The Writers Club will be meeting in the library on Wednesday Day 4 during second break.</p>
Daily Announcementshttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/824Daily Announcements<p>​Monday, January 14, 2019<br></p> <ul><li><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Girls volleyball practice at first break</span><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;"></span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">There will be a Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Practice of Scene 1:  which includes the reporters, Augustus, Mika, Violet and Veruca</span><span lang="EN-CA"> First Break- 10:55 in the library.  Bring your lunches and scripts</span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">All those who have handed in their permission forms and are participating in the school science fair should meet in the library at second break on Wednesday, January 16<sup>th</sup>. Bring your mess free lunches/snacks with you, along with your planner pages. If you cannot make the meeting, please see Ms. Hughes or Mrs. Fleming ahead of time.</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;"></span></li></ul>
Daily Announcementshttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/823Daily Announcements<p>​January 11, 2019<br></p> <ul><li><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"century gothic",sans-serif;">Get your pop, pop, popcorn in the front foyer today during first nutritional break. There are three flavors to choose from, dill pickle, kettle corn and white cheddar. Each bag costs $1.00. Bring your loonies!</span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-family:"century gothic",sans-serif;">The Birchview Dunes intermediate co-ed hockey team played their first exhibition game yesterday afternoon against their cross-town rivals at St. Noel. The Birchview squad came together quickly as a team and used excellent passing and hustle to out play the St. Noel squad to win the match in a convincing manner. The students all looked like they had a great time, and they represented our school very well. Thank you to all of the parents and families of our students that came together to make this event happen, and particularly to Mr. Goderre for helping out on the Birchview Bench. A reminder that our next game is next Wednesday at 9 am at the Central Park Arena in Collingwood as part of the Hockey Day in Collingwood celebration. If anyone has any questions, please see Mr. Berry or Mr. Besley.</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"century gothic",sans-serif;"></span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"century gothic",sans-serif;color:black;">Students in grades 4-8 who are interested in signing up for the after school cross country ski program are encouraged to meet today in room 228 at 11:15. That is Mrs. Fleming's room 228 at 11:15.  We will be having a brief meeting and distributing permission forms. </span></li></ul>

 

 

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