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Students to participate in remote learning http://alg.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/134Students to participate in remote learning <p>​On April 12, the Ontario government announced that all schools in Ontario will move to remote learning following the Spring Break in order to suppress the spread of COVID-19. </p><p>As a result, all Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) students currently participating in in-person learning will now participate in remote learning until further notice. Students will receive and complete assigned coursework through the virtual learning platform established by their teacher (either Google Classroom or Desire2Learn [D2L]). Your child’s teacher will contact you beginning on Monday, April 19 to discuss next steps, including information on how to access technology, if required, for the purpose of remote learning. School programming is expected to be in full operation through remote learning by Wednesday, April 21. Please note that transportation services will not be available during the remote learning period.</p><p>Parents/guardians of students in special education classes will be contacted by their child’s teacher beginning on Monday, April 19 regarding programming and transportation arrangements. School programming is expected to be in full operation by Wednesday, April 21.</p><p>Students currently enrolled in the Learn@Home program will continue to attend class virtually. Learn@Home classes will resume on Monday, April 19.</p>For more information, visit <a href="https://www.scdsb.on.ca/covid-19">www.scdsb.on.ca/covid-19</a>.<br><div><br></div>
SCDSB School Newsletter April 2021http://alg.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/286SCDSB School Newsletter April 2021<p><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/School%20Newsletter%20April%202021.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />School Newsletter April 2021.pdf</a><br></p>
April Calendar 2021http://alg.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/287April Calendar 2021<p>​<a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/April%202021%20Calendar.jpg"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icjpg.gif" alt="" />April 2021 Calendar.jpg</a><br></p>
Summer Licensed School-Age Programshttp://alg.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/288Summer Licensed School-Age Programs<p class="x_xxxxxxmsonormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background:white;"><strong><em><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;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:#1f4e79;">The following message is being sent on behalf of SCDSB:</span></em></strong></p><p class="x_xxxxxxmsonormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background:white;"><strong><em><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;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:#1f4e79;"><br></span></em></strong></p><p class="x_xxxxxxxxxmsonormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background:white;"><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;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-attachment:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;">The SCDSB continues to collaborate with Child Care <span class="x_xxmarks8rexn4hj" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">pa</span>rtners in following Public Health and Ministry of Educatio</span><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;vertical-align:baseline;">n guidelines in providing child care programs in schools.  </span></p><p class="x_xxxxxxxxxmsonormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background:white;"><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;vertical-align:baseline;"> </span></p><p class="x_xxxxxxxxxmsonormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background:white;"><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;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-attachment:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;">According to local health guidelines, summer licensed school-age programs will allow for children from other schools while adhering to the following requirements:</span></p><p class="x_xxxxxxxxxmsonormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background:white;"><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;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-attachment:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;"> </span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;"></span></p><ul style="margin-bottom:0in;color:#201f1e;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0in;"><li class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:black;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-attachment:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;"><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;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;">Parents/guardians register for programs in advance and are informed of the screening requirement and that children from other schools (and boards) may be combined</span></li><li class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:black;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-attachment:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;"><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;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;">The groups of assigned children/staff remain the same for the duration of the program</span></li></ul><p class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background:white;"><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;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;"> </span></p><p class="x_xxxxxxxxxmsonormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background:white;"><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;vertical-align:baseline;">Child Care Operators have assessed demand and viability of these programs and have determined that a school-age program<strong> may be offered at your school over the summer break (July 2 - September 3, 2021).  Please note that Fred C. Cook programming will operate July 12 - September 3, 2021.)</strong></span></p><p class="x_xxxxxxxxxmsonormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background:white;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font: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:#201f1e;background:white;"><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;vertical-align:baseline;">Please connect with your before and after school program and school educators to ensure this information is shared and that space and materials are available for the child care program.  Please refer to the <strong>Child Care Facilities and Services Handbook </strong>(attached)<strong>,</strong> a guide to creating effective partnership, to assist with the facilitation of working together.</span><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;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:#201f1e;background:white;"><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;vertical-align:baseline;">  </span><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;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;"></span></p><p class="x_xmsonospacing" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;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;vertical-align:baseline;">Please also find attached:</span><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;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"></span></p><p class="x_xmsonospacing" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;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;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;"><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/2021%20Summer%20School-Age%20Program%20Flyer.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />2021 Summer School-Age Program Flyer.pdf</a></span><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;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"></span></p><p class="x_xmsonospacing" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background-color:#ffffff;"><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Child%20Care%20Facilities%20and%20Services%20Handbook.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Child Care Facilities and Services Handbook.pdf</a><br></p><p class="x_xmsonospacing" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;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;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:11pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"></span></p><p class="x_xmsonospacing" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;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;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">Please also note that all child care centres remain operational during the summer months.</span><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;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"></span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background:white;"><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;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:#201f1e;background:white;"><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;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">If you have any questions, please contact your child care <span class="x_xxmarks8rexn4hj" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">pa</span>rtner.</span><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;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;"></span></p><p class="x_xxxmsonormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background:white;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;"> </span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;"></span></p><p class="x_xxxmsonormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;color:#201f1e;background:white;"><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;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">Thank you for your collaborative efforts in supporting children and families and valued SCDSB Child Care Partners.</span></p><p>​</p>
Alcona Glen Character Education Assembly- Virtual Edition http://alg.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/285Alcona Glen Character Education Assembly- Virtual Edition <p>Alcona Glen Character Education Assembly- Virtual Edition.  Please take a few moments to enjoy some of the highlights during February and March at Alcona Glen.  We look forward to all our future successes. <br></p><p><a href="https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1oTmUtIEQQili-Sh2-FUCBn8Vb48PMn5c0KimucMZo90/edit#slide=id.ga981f510b4_0_638">AGES Character Education Assembly- Virtual Edition</a><br></p><p>​</p>
AGES COVID Screening Process Feb 2021http://alg.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/282AGES COVID Screening Process Feb 2021<p>​<a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/AGES%20COVID%20Screening%20Process%20Feb%202021.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />AGES COVID Screening Process Feb 2021.pdf</a><br></p>
Learning Journey Serieshttp://alg.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/281Learning Journey Series<p>​</p><p style="color:#323130;background-color:#ffffff;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Feb 17, 2021</span></p><p style="color:#323130;background-color:#ffffff;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">​<span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">You do not have to walk in someone’s shoes to share their experiences, but learning first-hand about the countless obstacles that they have to overcome helps us to try to understand just how worn out those shoes are.</span></span></span></p><p style="color:#323130;background-color:#ffffff;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;margin-bottom:12pt;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">Join us for an hour each month, in the months of March, April and M</span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:black;">ay, to gain community perspectives on Black Lives, Anti Racism and how we can all support one another in our action for equity, inclusion and diversity.  </span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"></span></p><p style="color:#323130;background-color:#ffffff;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;margin-bottom:12pt;"><strong><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Part 1</span></span></strong><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><br><strong><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:inherit;">UNLEARNING & LEARNING</span></strong><br><strong><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:inherit;">Recognize and Confront Anti-Black Racism In The Community</span></strong><br><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><a href="https://camilledundas.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;">Keynote Speaker: Camille Dundas</a>, with D. Opoku-Mulder, & M. Horne</span><br><strong><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:inherit;">When: Tuesday, March 9th 2021</span></strong><br><strong><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:inherit;">Time: 7 pm to 8 pm</span></strong><strong><br><strong><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:inherit;"><a href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe9eIIbgrrmvPySeo-zJsYRp1LkhCzfltqjs7qBiH2GpyVEtw/viewform" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;">RSVP - click this link<span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:blue;"><br></span></a></span></strong></strong></span></p><p style="color:#323130;background-color:#ffffff;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;margin-bottom:12pt;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Learning%20Journey%20Series-%20Part%201.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Learning Journey Series- Part 1.pdf</a></span></p><p style="color:#323130;background-color:#ffffff;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;margin-bottom:12pt;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"></span><strong style="font-size:12pt;"><span style="text-decoration-line:underline;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Part 2</span></span></strong></p><p style="color:#323130;background-color:#ffffff;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;margin-bottom:12pt;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><strong><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:inherit;">MOVING FORWARD</span></strong><br><strong><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:inherit;">Becoming a champion of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion</span></strong><br><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Tuesday, April 20 - More information to come </span></span></p><p style="color:#323130;background-color:#ffffff;font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;margin-bottom:12pt;"><strong><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Part 3</span></span></strong><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10.5pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:arial, sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><br><strong><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:inherit;">CELEBRATE BLACK</span></strong><br><strong><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:inherit;">Story about perseverance, leadership and activism</span></strong><br><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Tuesday, May 11 - More information to come</span></span></p><p><br></p>
Alcona Glen Character Education Assembly- Virtual Edition http://alg.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/273Alcona Glen Character Education Assembly- Virtual Edition <p>​Alcona Glen Character Education Assembly- Virtual Edition.  Please take a few moments to enjoy some of the highlights during December and January at Alcona Glen.  We look forward to all our future successes. <br></p><p><a href="https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1qJ9y3jIA8EBTM4_RNenF76zSWqZyaGzR9aFt1UQse2Q/edit#slide=id.p">AGES Character Education Assembly- Virtual Edition</a><br></p>
Innisifil ideaLab and Library http://alg.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/278Innisifil ideaLab and Library <p><strong style="color:inherit;font-family:inherit;font-size:inherit;font-style:inherit;background-color:#ffffff;">Family Book Bags</strong><span style="color:inherit;font-family:inherit;font-size:inherit;font-style:inherit;font-weight:inherit;background-color:#ffffff;">: Much like how we offer teachers book bags for use with their classes, we have recently launched Family Book Bags, for families in need of new reading material but unsure what to select from the Library's catalog. Families tell us the ages and interests of their child and we'll prepare a bag of up to 10 titles in under a week. Among the requests so far have been a few families who noted that they were encouraged to do additional reading by their child's teacher! More information and the Book Bag Form can be found here: </span><a href="https://www.innisfilidealab.ca/book-bag-programs/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable" style="font:inherit;background-color:#ffffff;margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;vertical-align:baseline;">https://www.innisfilidealab.ca/book-bag-programs/</a><span style="color:inherit;font-family:inherit;font-size:inherit;font-style:inherit;font-weight:inherit;background-color:#ffffff;"> </span><br></p><div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:13.3333px;line-height:inherit;font-family:tahoma;vertical-align:baseline;color:#000000;background-color:#ffffff;"><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><ul><li><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Family Book Bags</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">: Run out of stories to read and looking for some new books to enjoy? Let the Library help you! We’ll prepare a bag of up to 10 stories for you and your family to enjoy. Let us know the age(s) of your child(ren) and their interests, or leave it up to our staff to pick some new favourites to enjoy. A book bag will be waiting for you to pick up at the branch of your choice in under a week.  Click here to request yours now! </span><a href="https://www.innisfilidealab.ca/book-bag-programs/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;">https://www.innisfilidealab.ca/book-bag-programs/</a><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"> </span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"> <br></span></li></ul></div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><br></div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><strong>Learn-At-Home and Robotics Kits</strong>: If you have students who have loved working in the Library's hackLAB or with the Library's robotics kits, this information is for them! In our hackLAB, we have created 5 different "Learn-At-Home" kits that are designed to support learning in a specific subject area. There is a small charge for each kit to cover the cost of the materials. We also now have 3 types of Robots available for people to borrow with their Library card for free: LEGO WeDo 2.0 Kits, Sph<span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">ero SPRK+, a</span>nd BlueBots are all available to borrow. For more information, check out:  <a href="https://www.innisfilidealab.ca/kids-and-families/home-learning-help/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;">https://www.innisfilidealab.ca/kids-and-families/home-learning-help/</a> </div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><ul><li><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Learn-At-Home and Robotics Kits</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">: If you have children who love getting hands-on in the Library's HackLAB and exploring robotics, you will want to check this out.  We have created 5 different "Learn-At-Home" kits that are designed to support learning in a specific subject area! You can also now borrow a robot from the Library! Check out a LEGO WeDo 2.0 Kits, Sphero SPRK+, or BlueBot with your Library Card. For more information, visit:  </span><a href="https://www.innisfilidealab.ca/kids-and-families/home-learning-help/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;">https://www.innisfilidealab.ca/kids-and-families/home-learning-help/</a><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"> </span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:10pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"> </span></li></ul></div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><br></div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><strong>Yoga and Meditation Classes for Youth</strong>: There are two virtual programs in particular for kids 10-14 or 11-16 that are being offered through <font size="2">the Town of Innisfil that I'd like to share with you: </font><a href="https://anc.ca.apm.activecommunities.com/activeinnisfil/activity/search/detail/2530?onlineSiteId=0&from_original_cui=true" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;">Mini Buddha Meditation for Youth</a><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"> and </span><a href="https://anc.ca.apm.activecommunities.com/activeinnisfil/activity/search/detail/2213?onlineSiteId=0&from_original_cui=true" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;">Pre-Teen / Teen Yoga</a><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"> </span></div></div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:13.3333px;line-height:inherit;font-family:tahoma;vertical-align:baseline;color:#000000;background-color:#ffffff;"><ul style="font-size:10pt;"><li><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;line-height:inherit;font-family:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Yoga and Meditation Classes for Youth: We could all use a little more relaxation and calm in our lives, and kids are no exception.  Explore meditation as a coping mechanism for your family to deal with everyday stresses. For kids 10-14 and 11-15 be sure to check out these free classes offered by the Town of Innisfil: <a href="https://anc.ca.apm.activecommunities.com/activeinnisfil/activity/search/detail/2530?onlineSiteId=0&from_original_cui=true" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;">Mini Buddha Meditation for Youth</a> and <a href="https://anc.ca.apm.activecommunities.com/activeinnisfil/activity/search/detail/2213?onlineSiteId=0&from_original_cui=true" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;">Pre-Teen / Teen Yoga</a> <br></div></span></li></ul></div></div><p><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Innsifil%20ideaLab%20and%20Library%20February%202021%20Brochure.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Innsifil ideaLab and Library February 2021 Brochure.pdf</a><br></p>
Online Forms and Paymentshttp://alg.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/263Online Forms and Payments<p>​<span style="color:#595959;font-family:arial, sans-serif;background-color:#ffffff;">​</span><span style="color:#595959;background-color:#ffffff;left:109.543px;top:281.357px;font-size:14.1345px;font-family:sans-serif;">The School Cash Online program is used by the SCDSB for online forms</span><span style="color:#595959;background-color:#ffffff;left:560.774px;top:281.357px;font-size:14.1345px;font-family:sans-serif;"> and to collect sc</span><span style="color:#595959;background-color:#ffffff;left:665.101px;top:281.357px;font-size:14.1345px;font-family:sans-serif;">hool </span><span style="color:#595959;background-color:#ffffff;left:109.543px;top:297.643px;font-size:14.1345px;font-family:sans-serif;">funds.</span><span style="color:#595959;background-color:#ffffff;left:109.543px;top:321.456px;font-size:14.1345px;font-family:sans-serif;"><br>Parents/guardians can select to receive email notification when a new item becomes available. </span><span style="color:#595959;background-color:#ffffff;left:109.543px;top:337.588px;font-size:14.1345px;font-family:sans-serif;">Items are personalized to each st</span><span style="color:#595959;background-color:#ffffff;left:317.109px;top:337.588px;font-size:14.1345px;font-family:sans-serif;">udent</span><span style="color:#595959;background-color:#ffffff;left:352.289px;top:337.588px;font-size:14.1345px;font-family:sans-serif;">. </span><span style="color:#595959;background-color:#ffffff;left:109.543px;top:361.556px;font-size:14.1345px;font-family:sans-serif;">Payment can be made by credit card, electronic c</span><span style="color:#595959;background-color:#ffffff;left:418.043px;top:361.556px;font-size:14.1345px;font-family:sans-serif;">heque or using a visa/debit style card.</span><span style="color:#595959;background-color:#ffffff;left:109.543px;top:385.369px;font-size:14.1345px;font-family:sans-serif;">To create an online account, click on the Online Forms adn Pay Fees button or visit </span><span style="color:#595959;background-color:#ffffff;left:314.805px;top:385.369px;font-size:14.1345px;font-family:sans-serif;">https://simcoecounty.schoolcashonline.com</span><span style="color:#595959;background-color:#ffffff;left:597.492px;top:385.369px;font-size:14.1345px;font-family:sans-serif;">.</span><br></p>