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Student Handbookhttp://har.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/16Student Handbook<p>Parents are asked to review the <a href="http://www.scdsb.on.ca/Parents/Parents%20Documents/Student-Handbook.pdf">student handbook </a> at the beginning of each year. This year Harriett Todd will only be issuing a hard copy to those families who request one. Otherwise it can be found <a href="http://www.scdsb.on.ca/Parents/Parents%20Documents/Student-Handbook.pdf">here​</a>. </p>
French Program Review - Final Decisionhttp://har.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/18French Program Review - Final Decision<p>​​A French program review involving our school was recently completed. On November 23, 2016, the SCDSB Board of Trustees voted in favour of splitting the French as a Second Language (FSL) program between Regent Park and Harriett Todd. </p><div><strong>What does this mean?</strong></div><div><ul><li>Beginning in September 2017 Grade 1-4 FI students will be transferred from Regent Park PS to Harriett Todd PS<br></li><li>Students from Grade 5-8 in the FSL program (EFSL and FI) will be accommodated at Regent Park PS<br></li><li>Elementary feeder schools for the FSL program at Harriett Todd PS will be the same as the current Regent Park PS feeders   <br></li></ul><p></p><p>Families will be sent a letter outlining this information. For more information, visit the <a href="http://www.scdsb.on.ca/Board/Capital-Planning/Pages/Other-Planning-Reviews.aspx">Simcoe County District School Board website</a>.  </p></div>
French Program Reviewhttp://har.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/17French Program Review<p>​​Following are the contents of a letter being distributed to all families at Harriett Todd and Regent Park public schools regarding an upcoming French Program Review.​<br><br></p><p>The Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) introduced the French Immersion (FI) program, beginning with Grade 1, in September 2013. The FI program is one component of the SCDSB's French as a Second Language (FSL) program. At that time, the board identified which schools would offer the program to ensure fair access to students from across Simcoe County. In order to maintain this fair access, the program must be reviewed on a regular basis to help balance enrolment and to minimize impacts on home school student populations.</p><p>A Program Review (PR) has been approved by the SCDSB Board of Trustees for our school. A proposed option is splitting the FSL program, with some grades attending Regent Park Public School and the others attending Harriett Todd Public School. All students in the English program would continue to attend their home school.</p><p>This review is being conducted to ensure balanced enrolment at our schools. The results of the review would take effect in September 2017.</p><p><strong>We are hosting an information session to address parent questions and get feedback on the proposed changes.</strong></p><p><strong>Date: October 13, 2016</strong><br><strong>Time: 7 p.m.</strong><br><strong>Location: Harriett Todd Public School</strong></p><p>Further information is included in the SCDSB's 2015-16 Capital Plan. You can view it online at <a href="http://www.scdsb.on.ca/">www.scdsb.on.ca</a>  under 'Board' and 'Capital Planning'. Click on the Capital Plan 2015-16 link.</p><p>I invite you to contact me at 705-734-6363 x11208 with any questions or comments you have.</p><p>Sincerely,</p><p>Douglas Paul<br>Superintendent of Education</p>
HT Libraryhttp://har.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/11HT Library<p>Last year our library underwent some significant renovations.  We are thrilled to offer our students "ebooks" which can be accessed from their personal devices.  If you haven't had the chance to get "hooked up" its not too late.  Visit Mr. Burnie in the library and start enjoying a more flexible reading opportunity.  Take your book with you anytime, anywhere!   <a href="http://www.tourbuzz.net/public/vtour/display/400085?a=1" target="_blank">Clilck here </a> for a brief tour!</p>
Information for parents/guardians of Junior Kindergarten studentshttp://har.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>

 

 

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Marg Moran
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Colin Shawyer

 

 

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