Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
Sign In

 

 

​Transitioning to High School​http://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/85​Transitioning to High School​check out a SCDSB transitioning to High School v​​ideo​​ at <a href="https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=cJJMtQbv6ro">https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=cJJMtQbv6ro</a>​<div>Download our Parent's Guide to High School: <a title="http://www.scdsb.on.ca/Parents/Parents%20Documents/Parents-Guide-to-High-School.pdf" class="yt-uix-redirect-link" dir="ltr" href="http://www.scdsb.on.ca/Parents/Parents%20Documents/Parents-Guide-to-High-School.pdf" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">http://www.scdsb.on.ca/Parents/Parent...</a> or visit <a title="http://www.scdsb.on.ca/highschool" class="yt-uix-redirect-link" dir="ltr" href="http://www.scdsb.on.ca/highschool" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">http://www.scdsb.on.ca/highschool</a> for more info.​​<br></div>
Daily Announcementshttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/337Daily Announcements <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA">Wednesday, September 28, 2016</span></p><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">Just a reminder that our <strong>Breakfast @ Birchview</strong> program has started.  Breakfast items are available daily from 8:30-9:00 outside the change rooms. </span><span></span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">We are selling Birchview water bottles in the office again at first break for $5.00 each.  There is a range of colours and stickers for your name.  It’s a perfect fit for our new water bottle filling station in the intermediate hall by the gym.</span><span></span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">The Book Fair will be here today.  It will be open during recess and first period for sales.  It will also be open Thursday night during Meet the Teacher Night.  Our goal is to raise $4000.00</span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">We are starting a junior choir!  All junior students, grade 4 to 6, who like to sing. If you are interested please sign up in room 207 today during 2nd nutrition break.  </span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;">One day remains and we are only $20.06 away from reaching our $1500 goal! We can do it Blazers! Every last little bit counts! Thank you so much to the students and staff who have made donations thus far! We are looking forward to a great event tomorrow afternoon! </span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Today is Waste Free Wednesday. Did you pack a litter less lunch to earn points for your Dunes Group and help cut down on waste in our landfills? All Waste Free Wednesday Crew members please come to Mr. Pinkerton's portable at the bell. Bring your lunch. </span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Hey Dunes Groups. For today's spirit assembly, when you come down to the gym with your class, look for your team colour and team number ... We are sitting with our Dunes Groups today. Once the assembly has been completed, you will also be leaving with your dunes groups and going to your assigned classroom to work on your collaborative activity. Have a great day!</span></li></ul>
Daily Announcementshttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/336Daily Announcements <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA">Tuesday, September 27, 2016</span></p><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:11pt;">Just a reminder that our <strong>Breakfast @ Birchview</strong> program has started.  Breakfast items are available daily from 8:30-9:00 outside the change rooms. </span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:11pt;">We are selling Birchview water bottles in the office again at first break for $5.00 each.  There is a range of colours and stickers for your name.  It’s a perfect fit for our new water bottle filling station in the intermediate hall by the gym.</span><span style="font-size:11pt;"></span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">The Book Fair will be here this Wednesday.  It will be open during recess and first period for sales.  It will also be open Thursday night during Meet the Teacher Night.  Our goal is to raise $4000.00</span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Tomorrow is our first Waste Free Wednesday. Earn points for your colour team by bringing a lunch with no garbage and no recycling items, including plastic forks and spoons.  Pack your lunch kit with resealable containers and cutlery and refillable drink containers. Compost items are okay too. So get packing Birchview, and earn points and help the environment at the same time. Which colour Team will win this week's Waste Free Warrior Trophy?</span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">There will be an Eco Team meeting during the first nutrition break in Mrs. Fleming's portable.  ONLY students interested in poster making need attend. </span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Junior Girls Basketball tryouts will be today (Tuesday) in the gym at 2nd break, 12:55 - 1:35.</span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">There will be a brief meeting today in Mr. Brooks' room, room 217,  at second nutrition break for members of this year's Jr. boys' basketball team.</span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;">With just 3 days left, we are just $42.06 away from reaching our $1500 goal. We can get there Birchview! Thank you to those who have already donated, and there is still time to donate to get yourself into the Fitbit draw! Teachers - the Run route is on the white board in the staff room and you also received an email with some information and reminders about the run, and the assembly on Friday during middle block. </span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:11pt;">Can all intermediate Colour leaders please meet Mrs. Dea in her classroom during the second part of first recess today. </span><span style="font-size:11pt;"></span></li></ul>
Daily Announcementshttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/335Daily Announcements <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA">Monday, September 26, 2016</span></p><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">Just a reminder that our <strong>Breakfast @ Birchview</strong> program has started.  Breakfast items are available daily from 8:30-9:00 outside the change rooms. </span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">We are selling Birchview water bottles in the office again at first break for $5.00 each.  There is a range of colours and stickers for your name.  It’s a perfect fit for our new water bottle filling station in the intermediate hall by the gym.</span><span style="font-size:11pt;"></span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Jr. boy’s basketball players are reminded of their last tryout today at second nutrition break. Please bring your lunches.</span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">With only 4 days left until our Terry Fox run on Thursday, we are only $108.06 away from reaching our $1500 donation goal. There is still time to bring in those donations, and get yourself into the draw to win one of four Fitbit Zips. Krista Mather, from the Terry Fox Foundation, will be here on Friday to make a special presentation to our school this Friday and she will also be the one drawing the names for the FitBit winners! Let's achieve our goal Blazers! </span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">There will be an important Waste Free Wednesday Crew meeting today at first nutrition break at 10:35 in Mr. Pinkerton's portable. Bring your lunch if you eat in the first 20 min. </span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;">Students in grade 7 and 8 who signed up for announcements and emcees please come to Mrs. Dea's room at first recess. </span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Hey Dunes Packs .... after an awesome launch the 1st week of school we are ready to go again. This Wednesday will be our first spirit assembly. You are asked to dress according to your house team colour for spirit points. </span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Hey, what a great time to be a sports fan ... Canada is in the finals at the World Cup of Hockey and the Blue Jays are winning again, not to mention we are only a few weeks before the Buffalo Sabres begin their pursuit of the long overdue Stanley Cup Championship (Let’s face it, it’s a given). So how about we celebrate this Friday with our 1st spirit day ... Sports Day! Come dressed representing your favourite sport or athletes for spirit points. </span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">We will have our first flag football practice today at second break weather permitting.  If there is an indoor recess Ms. Ewaskiw will be coming to your classroom at second break to give you a letter.  Also we will have our first morning practice tomorrow at 8:15 am. </span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">All members of the cross country running team please meet in the gym at 10:35 this morning for a quick information meeting. That is all cross country runners please meet for a quick meeting at 10:35 this morning. Thank you</span><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">.</span></li></ul>
Daily Announcementshttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/334Daily Announcements <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA">Friday, September 23, 2016</span></p><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">We are selling Birchview water bottles in the office again at first break for $5.00 each.  There is a range of colours and stickers for your name.  It’s a perfect fit for our new water bottle filling station in the intermediate hall by the gym.</span><span style="font-size:11pt;"></span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">The Book Fair is coming soon.  Next Wednesday the Book Fair arrives and will be open for classes to come and make purchases.  Next Thursday evening the Book Fair will be open from 5-7 pm during Meet the Teacher Night.  Our goal is to raise $4000.00.</span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Thank you to Riley, Esther, Krissy, and Maya in Mr. Pinkerton's class for using their recess time to pick up garbage and recycling in our school yard. Sadly, they found 100 items of litter on Wednesday and 91 pieces of litter on Thursday. This shows amazing character and real CARE for our school and environment. Please respect our school rules and do not take food outside and do not litter. </span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">Final junior girls basketball sign up today in room 224 at 10:55.</span><span style="font-family:"times new roman",serif;"></span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">We are only $163.86 away from reaching our Terry Fox donation goal! You have 5 more school days to bring in those donations, and one with an increment of $5 will get you into the draw to win one of four Fitbit Zips. Special guests that will be joining us and participating in the event next Thursday afternoon will be the Mayor of Wasaga Beach, Brian Smith, and Huronia West O.P.P. Constable Mark Kinney. Both are prominent figures in our community, and also, both had children that attended Birchview Dunes in past years. We are looking forward to a great day!</span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Good morning runners! Please make sure you hand in your permission forms for the Worsley Fun Run to either Mrs. Duits or Mrs. Dea today. Monday is the absolute LAST day to hand in these permission forms. Thanks and remember to sneak in a run over the weekend. See you next week!</span></li></ul>
Daily Announcementshttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/333Daily Announcements <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA">Thursday, September 22, 2016</span></p><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Birchview dunes has raised an amazing $1317.94! Well done Blazers! We are so close to reaching our goal of $1500! There is one week left to bring in your donations and to get yourself into the draw to win 1 of 4 FitBit Zips! Stay tuned for tomorrow's announcement where we will be revealing special guests that will be joining us for the event! </span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Good morning runners! Great work at yesterday's morning practice. You all showed great dedication and energy. Today practice will be during first nutrition break for grades 5 - 8, and second nutrition break for grade 4's. Meet out by the climber. Remember you need to attend 2 practices a week to stay on the team. Lace those shoes up tight and see you outside!</span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">There will be <strong>Junior Girls Basketball</strong> sign-ups today, Thursday, at first break <strong>in room 224.</strong></span><strong><span style="font-size:11pt;"></span></strong></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">All junior boys in grade 4, 5, and 6 are reminded of their junior boys basketball tryout today at second nutrition break today. Please bring your lunch to the gym at 12:55 and wait outside for Mr. Osborn and Mr. Brooks.</span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">This is a reminder to students and teachers that Period 1 is open for book exchange every day.  </span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">The Book Fair is coming soon.  Next Wednesday the Book Fair arrives and will be open for classes to come and make purchases.  Next Thursday evening the Book Fair will be open from 5-7 pm during Meet the Teacher Night.  Our goal is to raise $4000.00.</span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">There is an Eco Team meeting today in Mr. Pinkerton's portable 698 at first break for the Waste Free Wednesday Crew, and any other students in grades 4-8 who would like to join the Eco Team. Bring your lunch if you eat during the first 20 min.</span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">We are selling Birchview water bottles in the office again at first break for $5.00 each.  There is a range of colours and stickers for your name.  It’s a perfect fit for our new water bottle filling station in the intermediate hall by the gym.</span><span style="font-size:11pt;"></span></li></ul>

 

 

Student & Staff Emailhttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=8Student & Staff Email
Google Drivehttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=10Google Drive
Registrationhttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=5Registration
Libraryhttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=9Library
Pay Feeshttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=4Pay Fees
School Councilhttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=6School Council
Bus Informationhttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=7Bus Information
High Schoolhttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3High School
Safe Schools Reporting Toolhttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=11Safe Schools Reporting Tool

School Hours

Morning Bell
8:55 AM
First Break
10:35 - 11:15 AM
Second Break
12:55 - 1:35 PM
Final Bell
3:15 PM

School Administration

Principal
Rob Perry
Vice Principal
Mark McCain

 

 

Newslettershttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/Lists/UsefulLinks/DispForm.aspx?ID=1Newsletters
Birchview Dunes' Weatherhttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/Lists/UsefulLinks/DispForm.aspx?ID=7Birchview Dunes' Weather
www.scdsb.on.cahttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/Lists/UsefulLinks/DispForm.aspx?ID=3www.scdsb.on.ca
School Year Calendarshttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/Lists/UsefulLinks/DispForm.aspx?ID=4School Year Calendars
Kids Help Phonehttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/Lists/UsefulLinks/DispForm.aspx?ID=5Kids Help Phone
211 Ontario - Find a Servicehttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/Lists/UsefulLinks/DispForm.aspx?ID=6211 Ontario - Find a Service
Simcoe-Muskoka District Health Unithttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/Lists/UsefulLinks/DispForm.aspx?ID=8Simcoe-Muskoka District Health Unit
Community Use of Schoolshttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/Lists/UsefulLinks/DispForm.aspx?ID=2Community Use of Schools