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April Newsletter and Calendar are now online.http://swo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/53April Newsletter and Calendar are now online.<p>​<a href="/Lists/Newsletters/April%202017.pdf">April 2017.pdf</a> <a href="/Lists/Newsletters/8%20April%20Calendar%202017.pdf">8 <br>April Calendar 2017.pdf</a>​</p>
Parents, tell us what you think: survey about climate, safety at schoolhttp://swo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/66Parents, tell us what you think: survey about climate, safety at school<div>​​Parents and guardians can provide feedback on the climate at our school through a survey that will be open from January 9 to 27.</div><div><br></div><div>Survey topics include: the overall tone of the school, feeling of safety, student well-being, and equity and inclusion.</div><div><br></div><div style="text-align:center;"><strong>Complete the survey now</strong></div><div style="text-align:center;"><br></div><div style="text-align:center;"><a href="http://fluidsurveys.com/s/SCParent1617/">http://fluidsurveys.com/s/SCParent1617/</a></div><div><br></div><div>A similar survey is being conducted with staff and students. 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. </div><div><br></div><div>The data will show our progress over time, and will highlight areas of strength and areas in need of improvement.  </div><div><br></div><div>Parent and staff versions of the elementary School Climate Survey are being offered for the first time this year. Parent and staff versions of the secondary School Climate Survey were offered for the first time last year. Student School Climate surveys have been collected since 2007.</div><div><br></div><div>Questions can be sent to <a href="mailto:research@scdsb.on.ca">research@scdsb.on.ca​</a>. </div><div><br></div>
Cookie Order Pick-up Postponedhttp://swo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/52Cookie Order Pick-up Postponed<p>​​​Due to the weather, cookie dough orders are not being delivered today.  Pick-up will now be Monday, December 19th from 3:30-5:30 p.m. </p>
Picture Retake Day tomorrowhttp://swo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/51Picture Retake Day tomorrow<p>​Just a reminder that tomorrow (November 9) is picture retake day.  </p>
Acorn Art due Wednesday (tomorrow)http://swo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/50Acorn Art due Wednesday (tomorrow)<p>​​Please return Acorn order forms by tomorrow (Wed. Oct. 25). </p>
October Newsletterhttp://swo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/49October Newsletter<p>​<a href="/Lists/Newsletters/2October%202016.pdf">2October 2016.pdf</a>​</p>
Pre-order pizza for Meet the Teacher nighthttp://swo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/48Pre-order pizza for Meet the Teacher night<p>​​<a href="/Lists/Newsletters/2016%20Osler%20Meet%20the%20Teacher%20Pizza%20Pre-order%20form.doc"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icdoc.png" alt="" />2016 Osler Meet the Teacher Pizza Pre-order form.doc</a></p>
Terry Foxhttp://swo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/46Terry Fox<p>​​Terry Fox Run will be held <span style="color:#000000;font-family:calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:16px;background-color:#ffffff;">Friday September 30th</span>​​. <span style="color:#000000;font-family:calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:16px;background-color:#ffffff;"><br>​Students will be fundraising from September 28- Wednesday October 12</span>​​. <a href="http://www.terryfox.ca/SirWilliamOslerPSBradfordON">Click here for online donation info. ​</a></p>
September Newsletterhttp://swo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/47September Newsletter<p>​<a href="/Lists/Newsletters/September%202016%20first%20newsletter.pdf">September 2016 first newsletter.pdf</a>​</p>
Information for parents/guardians of Junior Kindergarten studentshttp://swo.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/52Information for parents/guardians of Junior Kindergarten students<p> </p><p>Do you have a little one starting school for the first time this fall? We know that is it an exciting time for both students and parents. Here is some information about Kindergarten in the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) and what you can expect and how to plan for the first day of school:</p><div><ul><li>Senior Kindergarten students begin school on Tuesday, September 6, 2016.<br></li><li>Junior Kindergarten students begin school on Thursday, September 8, 2016.<br></li><li>Note that <a href="http://www.scdsb.on.ca/Schools/School%20Documents/16-17-Elementary-Calendar-Modifed.pdf">Ernest Cumberland ES</a> is on a modified calendar. The first day of school for Ernest Cumberland JK students is Wed. Aug. 24.<br></li><li>On the first day, proceed to the Kindergarten yard or entrance to meet your educators and find out what class your child will be in.<br></li><li>Please <a href="https://sharingsimcoe.com/2016/07/21/kindergarten-what-your-child-needs-on-the-first-day/">pack the following items in your child’s backpack</a> to be left at school:<br></li><ul><li>Indoor running shoes (Velcro or elastic laces)</li><li>A large Ziploc bag with extra clothes (one pair of pants, one shirt, two pairs of underwear, two pairs of socks)</li><li>​Please ensure everything is labelled</li></ul><li>Pack a lunch and snacks in reusable, labelled containers, including a bottle for water. For healthy lunch ideas, check out <a href="http://www.eatrightontario.ca/en/Articles/School-Health/Articles/Healthy-lunch-ideas-for-the-new-school-year.aspx#.V7SKAPkrK71">EatRight Ontario</a>.<br></li></ul></div><p>If your child will ride the school bus, the <a href="http://main.simcoecountyschoolbus.ca/sites/default/files/SCSTC%20-%20Bus%20Tag%20Program%20-%202016-17.pdf">Bus Tag</a> program provides each Kindergarten student with a coloured tag that identifies the child’s name, route number, bus colour and stop location. All students with a bus tag must be met at their stop by a parent/guardian. To practice riding the bus and learn about bus safety, attend a <a href="http://main.simcoecountyschoolbus.ca/sites/default/files/SCSTC%20First%20Rider%20Program%20Summer%202016_0.pdf">First Rider</a> session provided by the <a href="http://main.simcoecountyschoolbus.ca/">Simcoe County Student Transportation Consortium</a>. ​</p><p>If your child is turning four years old before Dec. 31, 2016 and you have not yet registered them for Kindergarten, you can do so by calling 705-734-6363 x11750 or emailing <a href="mailto:studentregistration@scdsb.on.ca">studentregistration@scdsb.on.ca</a> to schedule an appointment to register in person at the SCDSB’s Education Centre (1170 Hwy. 26 in Midhurst) until August 26 while school offices are closed. Starting August 29, please contact your <a href="https://scstc.ca/Eligibility.aspx?Page=School">home school</a> to register as school offices will re-open that week.</p><p>If you have any further questions about your child’s first day, please <a href="http://www.scdsb.on.ca/Schools/Pages/SchoolSearch.aspx">contact your school​</a> the week of August 29.</p><p>​</p>