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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/588Daily Announcements <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA">Tuesday, December 12, 2017</span></p><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA" style="color:black;">On the 9<sup>th</sup> day of Christmas Birchview Students brought in Jams: Strawberry, Raspberry, Peach or Marmalade, Blueberry and Mixed Berry. There are endless possibilities. </span><span lang="EN-CA">Student leaders will be coming to each class shortly to collect your items.</span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Attention students! Candy grams are on sale tomorrow!  Buy a Candy cane for a friend and send a special message. Candy Grams are 50 cents each. Instead of having them for sale in the front foyer, intermediate students will go around to classrooms in the morning to sell them. Sorry in advance to teachers for interrupting your classes.  Don't forget your quarters tomorrow! </span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Festive Bake Sale will be on Thursday, December 14th during both nutritional breaks in the front foyer. Bring your loonies for some Christmas treats. All proceeds will help out with the grade 8 graduation. </span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">This is a reminder for all science fair participants to get your permission form back to Ms. Hughes or Mrs. Fleming in the next day or so. Remember that you can book a time with Ms. Hughes to look through her science books for project ideas.</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;"></span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;">There is an intermediate boys basketball try-out today during second break for boys in grade 8.  Boys in grade 7 who missed the try-out yesterday need to come to today’s practice. Please wait for Mrs. Ewaskiw or Mrs. Sims before entering the gym.</span></li></ul>
Daily Announcementshttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/587Daily Announcements <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA">Monday, December 11, 2017</span></p><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">On the eighth day of Christmas Birchview students brought in Crackers of any variety. Student leaders will be coming to each class shortly to collect your items.</span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;">All intermediate girls whose names are on the first cut list posted outside the gym doors are reminded of their volleyball tryout in the gym at first nutrition break today, tomorrow, and on Thursday. Please bring your lunch and wait outside the gym for your coaches to arrive.</span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">There is an intermediate boys basketball try-out today during second break for boys in grade 7.  Please wait for Mrs. Ewaskiw or Mrs. Sims before entering the gym. </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/586Daily Announcements <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA">Friday, December 8, 2017</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 nutritional break.  It costs one dollar a bag and there are three flavors to choose from - Dill Pickle, Kettle Corn and White Cheddar. Bring your loonies on Friday! </span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">On the seventh day of Christmas Birchview students brought in Pasta Sauce to go with yesterdays dry pasta.</span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">There will be a science fair meeting today at 10:55 in Ms. Hughes’ class (room 219). You will be given a letter to take home for signing and we will be discussing possible project ideas. If you eat during the second half of the break, then bring you snack. See you today at 10:55 in room 219.</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;"></span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">There will be a FREE Christmas movie tonight here at Birchview. The Movie “Elf” starts at 6:30 pm. in the library. Doors open at 6 pm. Grade 8’s will be selling popcorn and water as a fundraiser towards grade 8 graduation. Come out for a festive evening, wear your Christmas jammies, bring your blankets and pillows, snuggle up and enjoy! All children must be accompanied by an adult. </span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Attention all Primary students!  Thank you to everyone who has auditioned for The Jungle Book so far.  You have all done such a great job!  We are still looking to audition more students today and also have some students back for a 2nd audition. We hope to have all cast members chosen by next week.  Would the following students please bring their lunches and scripts to the library at the beginning of second break today:</span></li></ul><p><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">-from Mrs. Elton's class: Alyssa A., Parker S. and Sawyer W.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">-from Ms. Harper's class: Kayla M., Kendra and Xenilya</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">-from Mrs. Emond's class: Evelyn B.H.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">-from Mr. Brooks' class: Leif H., Emma L. and Tityanna</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">-from Mrs. Wakelin's class: Zane, Avery T. and Arianna CK</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">-from Mrs. Baumgarten's class: Katerena O.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">- from Mrs. Wallace's class: Emma M.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">-from Ms. Van Alstine's class" Ayla C.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">-from Mr. Edwards' class: Kaileb C.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">and from Mr. Sammons' class: Lily C., Thianna R. and Payton BH</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;"> Once again, please pay attention to morning announcements for any further information regarding The Jungle Book play.</span></p><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Ho Ho Ho, It is that time of year again.  The Holiday Post Office will officially open Monday Dec. 11th.  Teachers, please dust off your mailboxes or make a new one to be put out in the hallway.  If you are in the portable, your mailboxes will be put on a table outside the staff room.  </span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">The Post Office Elves would like to remind students to remember to include the full mailing address on the envelope or on the outside of the folded letter.  It helps to ensure the delivery of letters. Happy Writing!</span></li></ul>
Daily Announcementshttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/585Daily Announcements<p></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA">Thursday, December 7, 2017</span></p><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">Thank you for using our school parking lot drop zone so efficiently in the mornings. Our friends at the Church next door are asking all parents to pull into a marked parking spot for student drop off. The laneway to River Road needs to be free of vehicles to allow the busses to move in and out safely.</span></li></ul><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">On the 6<sup>th</sup> day Christmas Birchview Students brought in Dry Pasta: Fusilli, Spaghetti, Macaroni, Linguine, Penne, Rigatoni or Gnocchi etc.</span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">There will be a student wellness committee meeting at 10:35 am on Thursday in room 132</span><span lang="EN-CA">.</span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA"><span> </span>There will be a FREE Christmas movie this coming Friday night here at Birchview. The Movie “Elf” starts at 6:30 pm. in the library. Doors open at 6 pm. Grade 8’s will be selling popcorn and drinks as a fundraiser towards grade 8 graduation. Come out for a festive evening, wear your Christmas jammies, bring your blankets and pillows, snuggle up and enjoy! All children must be accompanied by an adult. </span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">There will be a science fair meeting on Friday, December 8<sup>th</sup> at 10:55 in Ms. Hughes’ class (room 219). You will be given a letter to take home for signing and we will be discussing possible project ideas. If you eat during the second half of the break, then bring you snack.</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;"></span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Attention all Primary students!  Thank you to everyone who has auditioned for The Jungle Book so far.  You have all done such a great job!  We are still looking to audition more students today and tomorrow, and hope to have all cast members chosen by next week.  Could the following students please bring their lunches and scripts to the library at the beginning of second break today:  Lazzaro from Ms.  Harper's class.  Ayla C. from Ms. Van Alstine's class.  Tityanna from Mr. Brooks' class.  Emma M. from Mrs. Wallace's class.  Zane P. from Mrs. Wakelin's class.  Jillian P., Mackenzie B., and Lucas L. from Mrs. Baumgarten's class.  Madison MH., Juliana MH., Mireya L., Makayla J., and Kaylie R. from Mr. Watters' class.  Once again, please pay attention to morning announcements for any further information regarding The Jungle Book play.</span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">The clothing drive is taking place today from 8:30am until 5:00pm. All students and families are welcome to come and take what you need. We look forward to seeing you all there! </span></li></ul>
Daily Announcementshttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/583Daily Announcements <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA">Wednesday, December 6, 2017</span></p><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Pop, Pop, Pop corn will be on sale this Friday in the front foyer during second nutritional break.  It costs one dollar a bag and there are three flavors to choose from - Dill Pickle, Kettle Corn and White Cheddar. Bring your loonies on Friday! </span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">On the 5<sup>th</sup> day of Christmas Birchview Students brought in Cookies, lots and lots of cookies!!!! Student leaders will be coming to each class shortly to collect your items.</span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">There will be a FREE Christmas movie this coming Friday night here at Birchview. The Movie “Elf” starts at 6:30 pm. </span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">There will be a student wellness committee meeting at 10:35am on Thursday in room 132</span><span lang="EN-CA">. </span><span></span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">It’s time to deck the halls with decorated doors.<span>  </span></span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">Blazers, it’s time to get into the holiday spirit by decorating your classroom door. There will be prizes for the best decorated doors, so let’s get started! Judging will take place on December 21<sup>st</sup>.</span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:#212121;">Attention all Primary students. The Jungle Book auditions will take place for all Grade three students today. Students from Mr. Sammons' and Mr. Watters' classes are asked to bring their lunches and scripts to the Library during first break. Students from Mrs. Baumgarten's and Mr. Edwards' classes are asked to bring their scripts and lunches to the Library during second break. Please continue to listen to announcements for further instructions. We may call you back to audition again tomorrow or Friday.  Final decisions will be made by next week.  Thank you to all students who have auditioned so far.</span><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;"></span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">The clothing drive will be taking place tomorrow from 8:30am until 5:00pm. All students and families are welcome to come and take what you need. We look forward to seeing you all there! The snow date for tomorrow will be FRIDAY DECEMBER 8th. </span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">Thank you for using our school parking lot drop zone so efficiently in the mornings. Our friends at the Church next door are asking all parents to pull into a marked parking spot for student drop off. The laneway to River Road needs to be free of vehicles to allow the busses to move in and out safely.</span></li></ul>

 

 

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