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School Community Open Househttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/1488School Community Open House<p><strong>​</strong><span style="font-size:12pt;font-style:inherit;background-color:#ffffff;color:#000000;font-family:calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif, serif, emojifont;"><strong>T</strong></span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-style:inherit;background-color:#ffffff;color:#000000;font-family:calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif, serif, emojifont;"><strong>hurs</strong></span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-style:inherit;background-color:#ffffff;color:#000000;font-family:calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif, serif, emojifont;"><strong>day September 29</strong></span><span style="font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:inherit;background-color:#ffffff;color:inherit;border:0px;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;"><sup><strong>th</strong></sup><strong> From 4pm-6pm </strong></span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-style:inherit;background-color:#ffffff;color:#000000;font-family:calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif, serif, emojifont;"><strong>Community Open House/Visit the Classrooms </strong></span></p><div class="x_elementToProof" data-ogsc="rgb(0, 0, 0)" style="border:0px;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif, serif, emojifont;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:#ffffff;color:#000000 !important;"><div data-ogsc="black" data-ogsb="rgb(255, 255, 255)" style="border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;"><div data-ogsb="white" style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><br aria-hidden="true"></div></div></div><div class="x_elementToProof" data-ogsc="rgb(0, 0, 0)" style="border:0px;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif, serif, emojifont;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:#ffffff;color:#000000 !important;"><span data-ogsc="black" data-ogsb="rgb(255, 255, 255)" style="border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;"><span data-ogsb="white" style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Welcome back to the best school year yet at Birchview Dunes! We are really looking forward to seeing all of our Blazer Families and excited to welcome you back into the school to see the classrooms and visit our school library. Classroom visits will happen from 4-5pm and then classrooms will be closed. </span></span></div><div class="x_elementToProof" data-ogsc="rgb(0, 0, 0)" style="border:0px;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif, serif, emojifont;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:#ffffff;color:#000000 !important;"><span data-ogsc="black" data-ogsb="rgb(255, 255, 255)" style="border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;"><span data-ogsb="white" style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><br></span></span></div><div class="x_elementToProof" data-ogsc="rgb(0, 0, 0)" style="border:0px;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif, serif, emojifont;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:#ffffff;color:#000000 !important;"><span data-ogsc="black" data-ogsb="rgb(255, 255, 255)" style="border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;"><span data-ogsb="white" style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">From 5-6pm we will invite all of our families to head outside to the back tarmac where you may choose to buy and enjoy food from our community food trucks. The fire station will be joining us and a special surprise visit from our school mascot Blaze. </span></span></div><div class="x_elementToProof" data-ogsc="rgb(0, 0, 0)" style="border:0px;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif, serif, emojifont;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:#ffffff;color:#000000 !important;"><span data-ogsc="black" data-ogsb="rgb(255, 255, 255)" style="border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;"><span data-ogsb="white" style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><br></span></span></div><div class="x_elementToProof" data-ogsc="rgb(0, 0, 0)" style="border:0px;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif, serif, emojifont;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:#ffffff;color:#000000 !important;"><span data-ogsc="black" data-ogsb="rgb(255, 255, 255)" style="border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;"><span data-ogsb="white" style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Lastly, let's make our tarmac full of colour by wearing our house colours <span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">&#127752;! </span></span></span></div><div class="x_elementToProof" data-ogsc="rgb(0, 0, 0)" style="border:0px;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif, serif, emojifont;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:#ffffff;color:#000000 !important;"><span data-ogsc="black" data-ogsb="rgb(255, 255, 255)" style="border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;"><span data-ogsb="white" style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><br></span></span></div><div class="x_elementToProof" data-ogsc="rgb(0, 0, 0)" style="border:0px;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif, serif, emojifont;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:#ffffff;color:#000000 !important;"><span data-ogsc="black" data-ogsb="rgb(255, 255, 255)" style="border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:12pt;line-height:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;"><span data-ogsb="white" style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"></span>We can hardly wait to see our Blazer Families on the 29th, we hope you can make it<span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"> </span><span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">&#128578;</span></span></span></div><p><br></p>
Smile Cookie Campaign and Fundraiserhttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/1487Smile Cookie Campaign and Fundraiser<p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-4">It's almost time for the Smile Cookie Campaign!<br></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-4"><br></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-4">From Sept. 19 - 25, when you buy a Smile Cookie, 100% of the proceeds go to support a local charity or community group, like our Birchview Dunes School Community. It’s deliciously easy to make a difference! Please support local and purchase a smile cookie (or a dozen) next week!</span><br></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-4"><br></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-4">**Blazers, don't forget to look for the blue and pink icing eyes from Ms. Henderson and Ms. Damen.**</span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-4"><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Smile%20Cookie.JPG" alt="Smile Cookie.JPG" style="margin:5px;" /><br></span></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p>
Welcome Videoshttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/1486Welcome Videos<p><strong class="ms-rteThemeBackColor-1-0"><span data-ogsb="yellow" style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-attachment:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;">Message to families- Please read & watch as there is some hilarious videos from your admin team- click on the images and it will open a video.  See you Tuesday.</span> </strong><br></p><p><strong class="ms-rteBackColor-4">**This version has the correct grades 5 and 6 video.**</strong></p><p>​<a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Welcome%20Blazer%20Families%20(1).pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Welcome Blazer Families (1).pdf</a><br></p>
Blazer Welcome - Please Review For Entry Procedureshttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/1485Blazer Welcome - Please Review For Entry Procedures<p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">​We are looking forward to welcoming our Blazer Families with students in SK through grade 8 on Tuesday, September 6th. </span></p><p><br></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">Junior kindergarten students will be welcomed on Thursday, September 8th. </span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><br></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">Please review the following slides for entry procedures, parking, the 'kiss and ride', as well as pick up and drop off locations. A reminder that we value our YMCA community partners and the lot closest to the church is not available for Blazer parking. Accessible parking and the 'kiss and ride' are available in the lot to the left of the school. Please consider using our various walking laneways. </span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><br></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">You are also invited to the tables at the front of the building where various backpacks and back to school items will be available free of charge. Have a lovely long weekend and we are so excited to see your children on Tuesday!</span><br></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><br></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">Slide show linked </span><a href="https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Mg9qK4ty9lxHraPT4xGW6Kd0dVXdoPUcRpa4nnULkWQ/edit?usp=sharing"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">HERE.</span></a> <br></p><p><br></p>
Grade 8 Graduation http://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/1484Grade 8 Graduation <p>​<img alt="" style="margin:5px;" /></p><table cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:100%;">​<span> <table style="border:none;"><colgroup><col width="140px" /><col width="581px" /></colgroup><tbody><tr style="height:15px;"><td colspan="2" style="background-color:#eceff1;opacity:1;vertical-align:top;border-width:1px;border-style:solid;border-color:#9e9e9e;padding:10px;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Timeline</span></p></td></tr><tr style="height:15px;"><td style="background-color:#eceff1;opacity:1;vertical-align:top;border-width:1px;border-style:solid;border-color:#9e9e9e;padding:10px;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">6:00-6:20 PM</span></p></td><td style="background-color:#ffffff;opacity:1;vertical-align:top;border-width:1px;border-style:solid;border-color:#9e9e9e;padding:10px;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Free time to socialize out front of the school; take pictures.</span></p></td></tr><tr style="height:15px;"><td style="background-color:#eceff1;opacity:1;vertical-align:top;border-width:1px;border-style:solid;border-color:#9e9e9e;padding:10px;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">6:20 PM</span></p></td><td style="background-color:#ffffff;opacity:1;vertical-align:top;border-width:1px;border-style:solid;border-color:#9e9e9e;padding:10px;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Doors open and Grade 8’s to designated spots; family members directly to the Gym.  If you plan on bringing more than 4 family members (excluding your graduate), please let the teacher know so we can accomodate.  We only have a certain amount of seating in the gym. </span></p></td></tr><tr style="height:15px;"><td style="background-color:#eceff1;opacity:1;vertical-align:top;border-width:1px;border-style:solid;border-color:#9e9e9e;padding:10px;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">6:30-7:30 PM</span></p></td><td style="background-color:#ffffff;opacity:1;vertical-align:top;border-width:1px;border-style:solid;border-color:#9e9e9e;padding:10px;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Ceremony</span></p></td></tr><tr style="height:15px;"><td style="background-color:#eceff1;opacity:1;vertical-align:top;border-width:1px;border-style:solid;border-color:#9e9e9e;padding:10px;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">7:30-8:00 PM</span></p></td><td style="background-color:#ffffff;opacity:1;vertical-align:top;border-width:1px;border-style:solid;border-color:#9e9e9e;padding:10px;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Reception- Cupcakes and Beverages</span></p></td></tr><tr style="height:15px;"><td style="background-color:#eceff1;opacity:1;vertical-align:top;border-width:1px;border-style:solid;border-color:#9e9e9e;padding:10px;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">8:00-10:00 PM</span></p></td><td style="background-color:#ffffff;opacity:1;vertical-align:top;border-width:1px;border-style:solid;border-color:#9e9e9e;padding:10px;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Dance for Grade 8’s; pizza will be delivered at 8:30pm.</span></p></td></tr><tr style="height:15px;"><td style="background-color:#eceff1;opacity:1;vertical-align:top;border-width:1px;border-style:solid;border-color:#9e9e9e;padding:10px;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">10:00 PM SHARP</span></p></td><td style="background-color:#ffffff;opacity:1;vertical-align:top;border-width:1px;border-style:solid;border-color:#9e9e9e;padding:10px;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Pick up, by a parent and/or guardian that is on our contact list, </span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">10 PM SHARP.</span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">  Front of the school.  </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">IF you are making alternate arrangements for your child, you MUST let the school know in writing (name of who will be picking up your child and/or if they are walking home) - </span><a href="mailto:biroffice@scdsb.on.ca"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial;color:#0091ea;background-color:transparent;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">biroffice@scdsb.on.ca</span></a><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> .</span></p></td></tr></tbody></table></span><br></td></tr></tbody></table><p></p>
Summer Fun Day June 21sthttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/1483Summer Fun Day June 21st<p>Birchview is leading our Summer Fun Day on Tuesday, June 21st. Students will have the opportunity to participate in cooperative games as well as dance to our in-house staff band "The Duners"! Blazers will be reminded to wear sunscreen, wear a hat, bring a waterbottle and dress for the weather! Cannot wait!<img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Summer%20Fun%20Day.jpg" alt="Summer Fun Day.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /><br></p><p><br></p>
Raise the Dough Fundraiserhttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/1482Raise the Dough Fundraiser<p>​Tomorrow, <span class="ms-rteBackColor-4 ms-rteThemeForeColor-7-0" style=""><strong style="">Wednesday, May 11th</strong></span> is our Raise the Dough Fundraiser at Domino's Pizza. Please order using the code <span class="ms-rteBackColor-4 ms-rteThemeForeColor-7-0" style=""><strong>6014</strong></span> and name your child's teacher. The class with the most orders wins a pizza party!!<br></p><p>2 medium pizzas with 2 medium toppings and cheesy bread for $20.99. $5 of each order goes directly to our school initiatives.<img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Raise%20the%20Dough.JPG" alt="Raise the Dough.JPG" style="margin:5px;" /><br></p>
Welcome to Kindergarten Orientationhttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/1481Welcome to Kindergarten Orientation<p>​<span style="color:#0f1419;font-family:twitterchirp, -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:23px;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:#ffffff;">Welcome to Kindergarten IN PERSON Orientation Thursday May 26th from 3:30 - 4:30! RSVP form linked <a href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeuY68WDoS5bFmbUu1f6hjVkltKElIREJjY6XuRtX7IPtSIHA/viewform">HERE</a>.<img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Kindergarten%20Orientation.png" alt="Kindergarten Orientation.png" style="margin:5px;" /></span><br></p>
Mental Health Awareness and Education Weekhttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/1480Mental Health Awareness and Education Week<p>​<span style="background-color:transparent;color:#000000;font-family:arial;font-size:12pt;white-space:pre-wrap;">May</span><span style="background-color:transparent;color:#000000;font-family:arial;font-size:12pt;white-space:pre-wrap;"> 3 - 6 is Mental Health Awareness and Education Week. The following opportunities will be available:</span></p><ul style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;"><li dir="ltr" aria-level="1" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre;"><p dir="ltr" role="presentation" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Daily announcements to link calming strategies and community supports.</span></p></li><li dir="ltr" aria-level="1" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre;"><p dir="ltr" role="presentation" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Optional Yoga is being hosted by Ms. Burns in the library during first break. A daily schedule will be shared on the announcements.</span></p></li><li dir="ltr" aria-level="1" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre;"><p dir="ltr" role="presentation" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Students showing kindness in classrooms and on the yard will be entered in a draw for daily special prizes.</span></p></li><li dir="ltr" aria-level="1" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre;"><p dir="ltr" role="presentation" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">On Friday, staff and students are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing and participate in a Mental Health Walk. </span></p></li></ul><div><font color="#000000" face="arial"><span style="font-size:16px;white-space:pre-wrap;"><br></span></font></div><div><font color="#000000" face="arial"><span style="font-size:16px;white-space:pre-wrap;">Please see the following resources for support:</span></font></div><div><font color="#000000" class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-4"><span style="white-space:pre-wrap;"><a href="https://newpath.ca/">New Path</a><br></span></font></div><div><font color="#000000" class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-4"><span style="white-space:pre-wrap;"><a href="https://smho-smso.ca/">School Mental Health Ontario</a><br></span></font></div><div><font color="#000000" class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-4"><a href="https://cmhastarttalking.ca/" style="white-space:pre-wrap;">Canadian Mental Health Association</a><br></font></div><div><font color="#000000" face="arial"><a href="https://www.kinark.on.ca/"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-4">Kinark</span></a><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/MHAE.JPG" alt="MHAE.JPG" style="margin:5px;" /><br></font></div><div><br></div>
School Vehicles CANCELLED Wednesday, March 30thhttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/1478School Vehicles CANCELLED Wednesday, March 30th<p>​<strong style="color:#000000;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;font-size:11pt;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">**Wednesday, March 30, 2022**</span></strong></p><p class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0in;font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">All school buses and vans in <strong>Simcoe County</strong></span></span><strong><span lang="EN-CA" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"> </span></strong><span lang="EN-CA" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">have been cancelled due to Environment Canada’s warning forecasting significant freezing rain, ice accretion and icy road conditions throughout the school day.</span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0in;font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;background-color:#ffffff;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><br></span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0in;font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#000000;background-color:#ffffff;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Schools remain open for student learning.<img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Capture.JPG" alt="Capture.JPG" style="margin:5px;" /></span></p><p><br></p>