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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/626Daily Announcements <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA">Tuesday, February 20, 2018</span></p><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Today is Trash Free Tuesday! Will you be sending plastic wrappers and baggies to the landfill to sit for 500 years or did you pack your lunch with reusable containers? The Eco Team will be visiting you this morning to collect spirit points for your awesome participation in protecting our environment. Eco Team point collectors please come to Mr. Pinkerton's portable promptly at the bell. </span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">Birchview water bottles are available for sale in the office at second break for just $5.00 each. Black, silver, purple and orange to choose from.</span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">The after school ski club is cancelled today due to the weather.  If you need to make alternative home time arrangements please speak with your teacher. </span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">There will be an intermediate boys’ basketball practice today during second break.  Good luck to the team as they take on Mountain View after school today.  </span><span></span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;">Attention all Jungle Book cast members. All cast members from scene 8 including the dancing monkeys meet in the Library first break and all cast members from scenes 4 and 5 meet in the Library second break.<span>  </span>Please bring your lunch and scripts. </span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;">Please take a look at the lost and found in the lobby. You just might find what you are missing.</span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">All students who are competing in the science fair tomorrow must come to Room 219 (Ms. Hughes’ room) at the second half of the first break today. That is 10:55 today. You need to come prepared to give the name of your project.</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/625Daily Announcements <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA">Friday, February 16, 2018</span></p><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Pop, Pop, Pop corn will be on sale today in the front foyer during second nutrition break.  It costs one dollar a bag and there are three flavors to choose from - Dill Pickle, Kettle Corn and White Cheddar. </span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">Birchview water bottles are available for sale in the office at second break for just $5.00 each. Black, silver, purple and orange to choose from.</span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">Snowman Mania is coming soon! On Saturday there will be a circus as well as face painting, inflatables, mascots, magician, movie and more!<span>  </span>Just $2.00 for your button!</span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Yesterday the intermediate boy’s basketball team played against New Lowell.  The Boys were off to a slow start but with strong defense were able to gain a lead late in the first half. During the second half of the game the team played strong under the net and continued to gain momentum on the score board.  In the end Birchview had a strong finish.  Reminder there is a practice at second break. Please do not enter the gym until Ms. Ewaskiw arrives.</span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Congratulations to our intermediate girl’s volleyball team who traveled to Nottawa Public School yesterday. The girls got off to a great start with excellent serves from Meghan and perfect sets from Katelyn to win their first game. In the second game the girls battled hard with great serves from Sophie against a tough Nottawa second unit, but lost a very close game. Great work team. The girls are reminded of their practice today at first break. </span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Attention all Jungle Book cast: There will be a rehearsal for all cast in scene 10 at 2nd nutrition break. Bring a quick snack and your script.</span></li></ul>
Daily Announcementshttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/624Daily Announcements <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA">Thursday, February 15, 2018</span></p><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Pop, Pop, Pop corn will be on sale every Friday in the front foyer during second nutritional break.  The cost is one dollar a bag and there are three flavors to choose from - Dill Pickle, Kettle Corn and White Cheddar. Bring your loonies! </span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">Birchview water bottles are available for sale in the office at second break for just $5.00 each. Black, silver, purple and orange to choose from.</span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">Are you ready for Snowman Mania? The events start tomorrow! On Saturday there will be a circus as well as face painting, inflatables, mascots, magician, movie and more! <span> </span>Just $2.00 for your button!</span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">Junior dodgeball is today in the gym at second break. Don’t forget your indoor shoes. </span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Attention all Jungle Book Cast members: There will NOT be any rehearsals today. </span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Good luck to intermediate girls volleyball team who travel to Nottawa tonight. The girls are hoping to bounce back from their first loss of the year against an always competitive Nottawa team. Let's go blazers. The girls are reminded of their practice today at first nutrition break and are asked to meet in the front foyer today at 3:00 to get our rides organized.</span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">Youth group is cancelled after school today.</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;"></span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">Tonight after school the boys’ basketball team will be playing New Lowell at Birchview.  Good luck boys!! </span></li></ul>
Daily Announcementshttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/623Daily Announcements <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA">Wednesday, February 14, 2018</span></p><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">Snowman Mania is coming soon! Starting Friday, February 16<sup>th</sup> with a Kick-Off Party) there will be face painting, a photo booth, some inflatables, a dance workshop and fireworks! Just $2.00 for your button!</span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA" style="color:black;">Last night our intermediate girls team traveled for a mini-tournament at Connaught. The girls started the night off against a tough St. Mary's team. The girls got off to a slow start but stormed back with great sets from Sarah, accurate serves from Meghan, and powerful hits from Mackenzie. But in the end St. Mary's pulled away for the win, handing Birchview their first loss of the year. In their next game, the team played 2 dominate games against Connaught. With great serves from Shanna and Sophie, the girls won both game easily. Great work team. The girls are reminded of their practice today after school. </span><span style="color:black;"></span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Yesterday the Intermediate Boys' Basketball Team hosted Nottawa for their fifth home game of the season.  The boys played excellent defense and were able to make several baskets and gain a significant lead.  In the end Birchview was able to come out on top.  Reminder there is a practice today at second break and there is a home game tomorrow after school.</span></li></ul><ul><li><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3" style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;">Attention all Jungle Book cast members. All cast members from scene 3 and 10 meet in the Library second break. Please bring your lunch and scripts. </span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">There will be a final science fair meeting this Thursday, February 15<sup>th</sup> at first break in room 222. This will be a working meeting. Bring any questions you may have. It is important that you are there to get final information.</span><span></span></li></ul>

 

 

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