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Birchview Grade Eight Graduation Ticket Order Formhttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/503Birchview Grade Eight Graduation Ticket Order Form<p>​<span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;color:black;">Click the following link to place your order for graduation tickets</span></p><p><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;color:black;"><a href="https://docs.google.com/a/scdsb.on.ca/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScdde7xn532GV7A16jHZa2IL8abp2n3l31KsTGzqhGrvxi6DA/viewform">https://docs.google.com/a/scdsb.on.ca/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScdde7xn532GV7A16jHZa2IL8abp2n3l31KsTGzqhGrvxi6DA/viewform</a></span></p>
​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/512Daily Announcements <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA">Thursday, June 22, 2017</span></p><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA" style="color:black;">No Name Calling Week Challenge of the day - say 5 kind things to someone you normally don't talk to.</span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;">Yesterday two of the dunes pack number packages went missing. Specifically purple 4 and yellow 4. Mrs. Dea would really like to see them returned. So much so that if you find one of them and bring it back to Mrs. Dea. She will have a little prize for you. </span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;">Could all the grade 6 and 7 leadership team members please meet Mrs. Dea in the gym at the beginning of first recess today for a very quick meeting. </span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Congratulations to our intermediate boys' baseball team who participated in the Simcoe County School Board Boys 3-pitch tournament in Midhurst yesterday. The boys played 4 exciting games with great some hits and outstanding defense. The boys had a great day and ended up bring home a banner as the Consolation Finalists. Coaches, Caissie and Brooks, would like to thank the boys for a very fun day. The coaches were very happy with the boy’s effort, sportsmanship, and how they represented our school. Great job team!</span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;">Popcorn will be</span><span> </span><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;">available for sale today at second break in the front foyer.</span><span> </span><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;">Flavours include white cheddar and dill pickle. <span style="color:black;"></span></span></li></ul><ul><li> <span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Water bottles will be available for sale in the office at first nutrition break.</span></li></ul>
Daily Announcementshttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/511Daily Announcements <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA">Wednesday, June 21, 2017</span></p><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">No Name Calling Week Challenge of the day - show kindness by being a good sport during Right to Play.</span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">Today is our last pizza day of this school year. Extra coupons can be saved until September. </span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">Birchview will be selling popcorn tomorrow at second break in the front foyer. Just $1.00 a bag.  Choose from Dill Pickle or White Cheddar.</span><span></span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;">We are selling Birchview water bottles in the office at first break for $5.00 each. </span></li></ul>
Daily Announcementshttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/510Daily Announcements<p>Tuesday, June 20, 2017</p><ul><li>Could all members of the student leadership team please meet Mrs. Sutherland and Mrs. Dea in the gym at the beginning of first nutrition break for a quick meeting regarding Right to Play.</li></ul><ul><li>Good morning Blazers! Unfortunately our Right to Play Day has been canceled for today because of weather. It will happen tomorrow instead. Freezies will not be available today, but bring your loonies tomorrow. Also, remember to wear your red and white shirts for our photo tomorrow as well. </li></ul><ul><li>Tomorrow is our last pizza day for this school year. </li></ul> <ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">All library books were due back to the library last Friday. There are still over 200 books to be returned. If you know you have a book in your desk or at home please return it as soon as possible. If you have lost a book, please speak with Mrs. Kaufman and Miss Lotta Scales about paying a replacement fee.</span></li></ul><ul><li>We are selling Birchview water bottles in the office at first break for $5.00 each.  </li></ul>
Daily Announcementshttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/509Daily Announcements <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA">Friday, June 16, 2017<span>                                            </span></span></p><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Yesterday our school rugby team played the local area tournament at Fisher Fields in Collingwood. There were a couple of close games against Admiral and Worsley and Birchview came away with one win and one loss.  Unfortunately in the third game, the Blazers were defeated by St-Noel.  Overall our athletes played very well while demonstrating good sportsmanship and teamwork.  Coach Sims and Coach Smith would like to commend the team on an excellent effort this season.  Go Blazers!</span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;">Reminder to our grade 6 and 7 leadership team that Monday is our last leadership meeting for this year. We will be doing our planning for next year so it is very important that you attend. </span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Attention all Junior Students who will be performing in this afternoon's lip sync.  Please come to Ms. Ewaskiw's portable at first break portable 894.  We will be discussing your performance this afternoon. It will be a short meeting so be prepared to go outside. If you eat at this time you can bring your lunch.  Thanks and we will see you in the portable at 10:35 sharp.</span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">This announcement is for all Right to Play student leaders. Please meet Mrs. Sutherland in the library during second nutrition break for an important meeting. Please bring your lunches. </span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;"></span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Attention Birchview!! Next Tuesday will be our Right to Play activity day. We will be running activities and events all day long so bring your energy, enthusiasm and sportsmanship! Jumbo freezies will be sold at both nutrition breaks for a loonie. Also, please wear Red and White coloured shirts for a whole school photo at the end of the day. Let's go Birchview! Let's show your spirit and sense of fun!</span></li></ul>
Daily Announcementshttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/507Daily Announcements <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA">Thursday, June 15, 2017</span></p><ul><li><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;">Reminder to our grade 6 and 7 leadership team that Monday is our last leadership meeting for this year. We will be doing our planning for next year so it is very important that you attend. </span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">Please be advised that the area by the Kindergarten outdoor classroom is out of bounds to students during nutrition breaks from now on.</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;"></span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;">Popcorn will be</span><span> </span><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;">available for sale today at second break in the front foyer.</span><span> </span><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;">Flavours include white cheddar and dill pickle. <span style="color:black;"></span></span></li></ul><ul><li><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Water bottles will be available for sale in the office at first nutrition break.</span></li></ul>
Birchview Dunes Right to Play Day June 20thhttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/508Birchview Dunes Right to Play Day June 20th <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:107%;font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">A school wide play day will be held on Tuesday, June 20th to support the global organization called Right to Play. Right to play supports children around the world giving opportunities for inclusion and participation in games and sports. The play day will last the entire day, with activities being run by our student leaders. Jumbo freezies will be sold for $1.00 during both nutrition breaks. All proceeds will be donated to Right to Play. Donations will also be accepted. Please dress your child in a red or white t-shirt that day, as we will be taking a whole school photo to end our day in the shape of a Canadian Flag. Rain date is Wednesday, June 21st.</span><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:107%;font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;"></span></p>
Daily Announcementshttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/506Daily Announcements <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA">Wednesday, June 14, 2017</span></p><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">Rugby players need to bring their signed permission forms for tomorrow’s tournament to Mrs. Sims following announcements. </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;">Yesterday many students travelled to SCI for the area track and field event. We completed the early morning 800m and 1600m races and then had thunder and lightning to deal with. Our first rotation lasted one and half hours, as we took shelter from the weather a couple of times! Despite a stormy start, our track and field events carried on. </span><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">  Students did a great job representing our school and participating in their events. Here are a few top results: In 800m Will M. got 3rd and Sarah D. placed 4th; in the 1600m race Meghan H. came in 1st! In the 100m race Kyle G. was 1st and Rachel B. came 3rd; in 200m Jaimee F. placed 3rd, Meghan H. came 2nd, and Kyle G. finished 1st. In the 400m race Sarah D. placed 2nd and Will M. got 3rd. </span><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;"></span><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">                 For the field events, we had three 1st place ribbons handed out for high jump to Hannah W, Maya M, and Marko P. <span> </span>In shot put, Alyssa W. got 2nd and in ball throw Dalton R. came 3rd. In triple jump Hayden B. came 1st and 3rd went to Cassidy C, Anthony W, Kyle G, Mackenzie S, and Cole R.</span><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;"> Finally all of our relay teams did extremely well! The grade 4/5 girls, grade 4/5 boys, grade 6 girls, grade 6 boys, and grade 7 boys all took 2nd place for their races. The grade 7 girls team placed 1st!! Well done teams!!   </span><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;"></span><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">Due to the weather for most of the morning, our final rotation was not able to happen because of time. Unfortunately, some students missed out on participating in that event. </span><span style="font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;color:black;">    Coaches Ewaskiw, Duits, Carson, and McLean would like to say thank you to all students for their patience yesterday, participation in the events, sportsmanship, and congratulate every athlete on a great job!! That wraps up our track and field season for another year. Stay tuned for a few final announcements at the last assembly in June.</span></li></ul><ul><li><span lang="EN-CA">Birchview will be selling popcorn tomorrow at second break in the front foyer. Just $1.00 a bag.  Choose from Dill Pickle or White Cheddar.</span><span></span></li></ul><ul><li> <span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"tahoma",sans-serif;">We are selling Birchview water bottles in the office at first break for $5.00 each. </span></li></ul>
SCDSB partners with Dell and Staples to provide affordable technology optionshttp://bir.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/74SCDSB partners with Dell and Staples to provide affordable technology options<p>​The Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) is excited to announce two partnerships for the 2017-18 school year. The SCDSB has worked with Dell Canada and Staples to provide affordable options for families considering a technology purchase. Both programs are approved by the SCDSB.<br><br>Information about both programs, including product details and how to order, is available below. If you have questions about the programs, please contact either a Dell Education Advisor or your nearest Staples store, as appropriate.<br><br><a href="http://scdsb.on.ca/About%20Us/News%20Documents/SimcoeCountyDSB-Dell%20BYOD_June2017.pdf">Dell Canada BYOD program letter</a><br><a href="http://scdsb.on.ca/About%20Us/News%20Documents/StaplesSchoolToolsBYOD_SimcoeLetter_EN2.pdf">Staples BYOD program letter</a><br> <br></p>