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Inclement Weatherhttp://swo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/60Inclement Weather<p>​<strong style="color:#212121;font-family:"times new roman", serif;font-size:12pt;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif, serif, emojifont;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">Inclement weather and bus cancellation information reminder </span></strong></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#212121;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif, serif, emojifont;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">All information regarding cancelled buses in Simcoe County is posted on the Simcoe County Student Transportation Consortium (SCSTC)’s bus information website at </span><a href="http://www.simcoecountyschoolbus.ca/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:purple;text-decoration-line:underline;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0in;border:1pt none windowtext;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif, serif, emojifont;vertical-align:baseline;color:#0563c1;">www.simcoecountyschoolbus.ca</span></a><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif, serif, emojifont;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">. Our school is in the <em><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;background:yellow;">South</span></em> zone. When buses are cancelled, schools remain open for student learning, unless otherwise noted. It is always a family decision whether or not it is safe for their child(ren) to leave for school under severe weather conditions.</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;"></span></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#212121;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0in;border:1pt none windowtext;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif, serif, emojifont;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;"> </span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;"></span></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#212121;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif, serif, emojifont;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">The Consortium and bus operators try to make the decision to cancel school buses before 6 a.m. and make every effort to post announcements before 7 a.m. Inclement weather cancellations are effective for the whole day and buses cancelled in the morning will not run at the end of the day. <span style="margin:0px;padding:0in;border:1pt none windowtext;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">You can follow the Consortium on Twitter @SCSTC_SchoolBus for bus cancellations and other information. You can also subscribe to receive bus delay notifications here: </span></span><a href="https://scstc.ca/Subscriptions" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:purple;text-decoration-line:underline;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0in;border:1pt none windowtext;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif, serif, emojifont;vertical-align:baseline;color:#0563c1;">https://scstc.ca/Subscriptions</span></a><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;"></span></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#212121;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0in;border:1pt none windowtext;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif, serif, emojifont;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;"> </span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;"></span></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#212121;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif, serif, emojifont;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">For school event cancellations in case of inclement weather, follow our school’s Twitter account at @SWOslerPS or listen to your local radio station for event cancellation information.</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;"></span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#212121;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, sans-serif, serif, emojifont;vertical-align:baseline;color:#1f497d;"> </span></p><p><br></p>
Parents, tell us what you think: survey about climate at schoolhttp://swo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/95Parents, tell us what you think: survey about climate at school<p>Parents and guardians can provide feedback on the climate at our school through a survey that will be open from January 7 to 25. Parents and guardians with more than one child (in Grades 4 to 8) can complete one survey per child.<br><br>Survey topics include: the overall climate of the school, student well-being, and equity and inclusion.<br><br><strong>Complete the survey now: </strong><a href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/201819ParentsGuardians">https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/201819ParentsGuardians</a> <br><br>A similar survey is being conducted with students and staff. Each school will receive a report of the school results. The Simcoe County District School Board’s (SCDSB) senior administrative team and Board of Trustees also review the board-wide results. <br><br>The data will show our progress over time, and will highlight areas of strength and areas in need of improvement.  <br><br>Student School Climate surveys have been collected since 2007.<br><br>Questions can be sent to <a href="mailto:research@scdsb.on.ca">research@scdsb.on.ca</a>.</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>
Pay for field trips, lunch days, etc. with SchoolCash Onlinehttp://swo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/19Pay for field trips, lunch days, etc. with SchoolCash Online<p>​</p><p>The SchoolCash Online program is now available at all schools, offering parents the option to pay online for field trips, lunch days and other items. The program is intended to reduce paper, eliminate the need for students to travel with money, and for money to be counted and stored at schools.<strong>  </strong>Payment by credit card has now also been added. </p><p>Parents who sign up will receive a notification when a new item becomes available for purchase. Items are personalized to each student.  Parents will use a secure online account to process payments, and can either make a one-time payment for each item as it occurs, or load money to carry a balance in the online account to make payments in the future. </p><p>To create an online account, go to <a href="https://simcoecounty.schoolcashonline.com/" target="_blank"><span lang="EN-CA" style="text-decoration:underline;">https://simcoecounty.schoolcashonline.com</span></a>. Please contact the school office with any questions.</p>

 

 

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School Hours

Morning Bell
9:15 AM
First Break
10:55 - 11:40 AM
Second Break
1:20 - 2:05 PM
Final Bell
3:45 PM

School Administration

Principal
Akram Shehata

 

 

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