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Covid 19 Update August 31, 2020http://swo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/64Covid 19 Update August 31, 2020<p>​<a href="/Lists/Newsletters/Covid%2019%20Update%20for%20SWO%20Families.pdf">Covid 19 Update for SWO Families.pdf</a><br></p>
A message for SCDSB families May 19, 2020http://swo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/63A message for SCDSB families May 19, 2020<p>​<strong style="font-family:gotham_htfmedium;font-size:0.938em;color:#343534;letter-spacing:0.3px;background-color:#ffffff;">On May 19, 2020, the Premier’s Office announced that all publicly funded schools in Ontario will remain closed for the duration of the 2019-2020 school year, in response to COVID-19</strong><span style="color:#343534;font-family:gotham_htfbook;font-size:14.0775px;letter-spacing:0.3px;background-color:#ffffff;">. As such, Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) schools and adult learning centres will not reopen on May 31, 2020. The decision to extend the school closure period for the remainder of the school year is based on advice from Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health in order to protect the health and safety of students, families and staff. Please read the statement from the government here: </span><a href="https://news.ontario.ca/opo/en/2020/05/health-and-safety-top-priority-as-schools-remain-closed.html" title="Open the announcement in the same window" class="sizeable" style="color:#003f5a;text-decoration-line:underline;background-color:#ffffff;font-size:14.0775px;display:inline;margin:0px;font-family:gotham_htfbook;transition:all 0.3s ease 0s;border-color:transparent;letter-spacing:0.3px;">https://news.ontario.ca/opo/en/2020/05/health-and-safety-top-priority-as-schools-remain-closed.html</a><br style="color:#343534;font-family:gotham_htfbook;font-size:14.0775px;letter-spacing:0.3px;background-color:#ffffff;"><br style="color:#343534;font-family:gotham_htfbook;font-size:14.0775px;letter-spacing:0.3px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="color:#343534;font-family:gotham_htfbook;font-size:14.0775px;letter-spacing:0.3px;background-color:#ffffff;">More information and details will be shared directly with families in the coming days.</span><br style="color:#343534;font-family:gotham_htfbook;font-size:14.0775px;letter-spacing:0.3px;background-color:#ffffff;"><br style="color:#343534;font-family:gotham_htfbook;font-size:14.0775px;letter-spacing:0.3px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="color:#343534;font-family:gotham_htfbook;font-size:14.0775px;letter-spacing:0.3px;background-color:#ffffff;">For ongoing updates and information, please continue to visit the </span><a href="https://www.scdsb.on.ca/covid-19" title="Open the COVID-19 page in the same window" class="sizeable" style="color:#003f5a;text-decoration-line:underline;background-color:#ffffff;font-size:14.0775px;display:inline;margin:0px;font-family:gotham_htfbook;transition:all 0.3s ease 0s;border-color:transparent;letter-spacing:0.3px;">COVID-19 page</a><span style="color:#343534;font-family:gotham_htfbook;font-size:14.0775px;letter-spacing:0.3px;background-color:#ffffff;"> on our website, or follow us on social media (Twitter: </span><a href="https://twitter.com/scdsb_schools" title="Open the SCDSB Twitter page in the same window" class="sizeable" style="color:#003f5a;text-decoration-line:underline;background-color:#ffffff;font-size:14.0775px;display:inline;margin:0px;font-family:gotham_htfbook;transition:all 0.3s ease 0s;border-color:transparent;letter-spacing:0.3px;">@SCDSB_Schools</a><span style="color:#343534;font-family:gotham_htfbook;font-size:14.0775px;letter-spacing:0.3px;background-color:#ffffff;"> or Facebook: </span><a href="http://www.facebook.com/SCDSB" title="Open the SCDSB's Facebook page in the same window" class="sizeable" style="color:#003f5a;text-decoration-line:underline;background-color:#ffffff;font-size:14.0775px;display:inline;margin:0px;font-family:gotham_htfbook;transition:all 0.3s ease 0s;border-color:transparent;letter-spacing:0.3px;">www.facebook.com/SCDSB</a><span style="color:#343534;font-family:gotham_htfbook;font-size:14.0775px;letter-spacing:0.3px;background-color:#ffffff;">). </span><br></p>
Closure of outdoor recreational amenitieshttp://swo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/135Closure of outdoor recreational amenities<p>In accordance with the provincial direction in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the use of outdoor recreational amenities, including basketball courts, baseball diamonds and soccer fields, is not permitted. In addition, permits for the use of these amenities will not be scheduled until further notice. The use of playgrounds is permitted provided that public health measures, including physical distancing and limits on outdoor gatherings, are followed. <br><br>Thank you for your patience and cooperation during this time. <br></p>
Parent/guardian survey regarding Before and After School Programshttp://swo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/131Parent/guardian survey regarding Before and After School Programs<p>Before and After School Programs for children in Kindergarten to Grade 6 are provided by independent, third-party child care operators in SCDSB schools. Each year, child care providers assess demand, viability and projected enrollment in order to determine need for before and after school child care programs.<br><br>Parents/guardians of children who will be registered in Kindergarten to Grade 6 beginning in September 2021 are asked to take a moment to complete a short questionnaire. Responses will be provided to child care operators and the County of Simcoe to assist with their needs assessment. <strong>Please note that this survey will be available until February 12, 2021</strong>.<br><br>Complete the survey: <a href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2122BASP">www.surveymonkey.com/r/2122BASP </a><br></p>
‘Bus Tag’ program helps students get to and from school safelyhttp://swo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/18‘Bus Tag’ program helps students get to and from school safely<p>​</p><p>The Simcoe County Student Transportation Consortium (SCSTC) launched the Bus Tag<strong> </strong>program this September.<strong> </strong>The Bus Tag program supports safety for JK/SK and other school-identified students by<strong> </strong>providing a process to match students to their assigned afternoon school bus and to also<strong> </strong>identify they must be met by a parent or guardian at their afternoon bus stop.</p><p>The program provides:</p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>a colour coded bus tag with the assigned p.m. route number to be attached to the student's backpack</li><li>a colour-coded route card with route number in the windows of the school bus that the Bus Tag is matched to</li></ul><p>The SCSTC and Bus Operators have policies and procedures that are used on all school vehicles to ensure students in JK/SK and other school identified students are met at their afternoon bus stop.  It's the parent/guardian's responsibility to meet Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten and other identified students at the bus stop .The Bus Tag program has been established to assist both the schools and school bus drivers to load these students on the correct afternoon bus and identify they are to be met at their bus stop by a parent/guardian. For more information, contact the Transportation Consortium through their website: <a target="_blank" href="http://main.simcoecountyschoolbus.ca/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">http://main.simcoecountyschoolbus.ca/</span></a> or call them at 705-733-8965.</p>

 

 

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