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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>
Lost and Found Items http://har.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/13Lost and Found Items <p>​​If you are looking for "lost and found" items are placed in the front foyer.  Unclaimed items are donated on a monthly basis to a community partner in Orillia.  </p><p>Reminder: Please label all items with your name!</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>
Orillia Learning Centre holds 6th annual Winter Coat Drivehttp://har.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/38Orillia Learning Centre holds 6th annual Winter Coat Drive<p>​​​The Orillia Learning Centre is beginning their 6th annual Winter Coat Drive, which donates coats to families to help them stay warm through the winter. The coat drive is run in partnership with Fabricare Cleaning of Orillia. Donations of gently used coats can be dropped off from October 15 to November 30 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. (Monday to Friday) at the following locations:</p><ul><li>Learning Centre, Orillia Campus - 575 West St. S., Unit 15, Orillia</li><li>Fabricare Cleaning - 36 Front St. S., Orillia</li><li>Wihlidal Family Chiropractic - 349 West St. N., Orillia (regular business hours, call 705-325-6425)<br></li></ul><p>Fabricare will clean the coats prior to distribution. Coats are needed in all sizes (infant, child, teen and adult). Please note that fur or leather coats cannot be accepted because of specialized cleaning requirements.<br>All donated winter coats will be distributed at no charge to Learning Centre students and to Orillia residents based upon recommendations from community agencies. Remaining coats will be donated to community resource affiliates.<br></p><p>View the <a target="_blank" href="http://www.scdsb.on.ca/About%20Us/About%20Us%20Documents/CoatDrive.pdf">Coat Drive Flyer</a><br> <br>Information:<br><em>Bev Burton</em><br><em>The Learning Centre, Orillia Campus </em><br><em>705-325-9279 ext. 45628 </em></p>
‘Bus Tag’ program helps students get to and from school safelyhttp://har.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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Marg Moran
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Colin Shawyer

 

 

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