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World premiere of Heroes: Indigenous Role Models series on Nov. 21
11/15/2018
On Nov. 21, the SCDSB will host the world premiere of the Heroes: Indigenous Role Models video, comic book and poster series. The series highlights the stories, successes and life experiences of a variety of individuals with First Nation, Métis or Inuit heritage.
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Nighthawk’s Closet opens for business at Orillia Secondary School
11/13/2018
On Nov. 15, students at Orillia Secondary School (OSS) will have the chance to shake up their personal style at the Nighthawk’s Closet, an upcycled clothing boutique operating out of the school store.
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Community representatives invited to apply for Parent Involvement Committee
11/02/2018
The SCDSB is seeking up to three community representatives who are interested in serving on the Parent Involvement Committee (PIC).
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Tecumseth Beeton Elementary School celebrates 50th anniversary
10/30/2018
Tecumseth Beeton Elementary School’s 50th anniversary is this year, and the school community is celebrating on Nov. 1.
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SCDSB Update 3 – October 24, 2018
10/25/2018
This update provides highlights of the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) Board Meeting held Wednesday, October 24, 2018.
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'Connections' event helps school council members boost effectiveness
10/18/2018
School council members from every Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) school are invited to attend 'Connections' on Oct. 23 at the Education Centre in Midhurst.
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EVENT CANCELLED: Parents, guardians and community partners invited to ‘Love Builds Brains - an evening with Dr. Jean Clinton’
10/10/2018
On Oct. 22, in partnership with the County of Simcoe, the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) will host Love Builds Brains – an evening with Dr. Jean Clinton.
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Orillia SS stage bands to play joint concert with Orillia Brassworks on Oct. 13
10/10/2018
On Oct. 13, the intermediate and senior stage bands from Orillia Secondary School (OSS) will join the Orillia Brassworks at Geneva Event Centre to play a special concert as part of the Orillia Jazz Festival.
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Orillia Learning Centre and Simcoe Alternative Secondary School work with community partners on 9th Annual Winter Coat Drive
10/09/2018
The Orillia Learning Centre is teaming up with the Simcoe Alternative SS (Orillia Campus) and the Champlain Seniors Service Club, in partnership with Fabricare Cleaning Center (Orillia) on the 9th Annual Winter Coat Drive.
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Huronia Centennial ES to recognize 50th anniversary on Oct. 4
10/02/2018
Huronia Centennial Elementary School’s (HCES) 50th anniversary is this year, and school staff are recognizing the milestone with an open house on Oct. 4.
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SCDSB Update 2 – September 26, 2018
09/27/2018
This update provides highlights of the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) Board Meeting held Wednesday, September 26, 2018.
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Boards to hold public meeting for Education Development Charges
09/27/2018
On Oct. 25 the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) and Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board (SMCDSB) will jointly hold public meetings to consider the enactment of successor education development charge (EDC) by-laws in Simcoe County.
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Individuals invited to apply for Special Education Advisory Committee
09/20/2018
The Simcoe County District School Board is seeking representatives of local agencies, associations and organizations who are interested in serving on the Special Education Advisory Committee.
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SCDSB Grade 3, 6 and 9 Academic EQAO math results increase in 2017-18
09/19/2018
On September 19, Ontario’s Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) released 2017-18 EQAO assessment results. The Simcoe County District School Board’s (SCDSB) mathematics results showed an increase in Grades 3 and 6 mathematics and Grade 9 academic mathematics.
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$3.5 M raised for Terry Fox Foundation through SCDSB school events
09/18/2018
SCDSB schools and facilities have raised a total of $3,541,411 to date for the Terry Fox Foundation through school runs, walks and fundraising activities.
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International and Indigenous Languages Program Update
09/14/2018
This update provides information about the start of the 2018-19 International and Indigenous Languages Program
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Letter to staff regarding the Health and Physical Education Curriculum
08/30/2018
On August 30, 2018, the Director shared the following letter to SCDSB staff regarding the Health and Physical Education Curriculum.
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SCDSB Update 1 - August 29, 2018
08/30/2018
This update provides highlights of the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) Board Meeting held on Wednesday, August 29, 2018.
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Elementary school students have opportunity to learn a new language for free with the SCDSB
08/29/2018
Children in Grades 1-8 can learn a new language, or preserve their native language, through the Simcoe County District School Board’s (SCDSB) International and Indigenous Languages Program.
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Boards to hold information meeting for Educational Development Charges
08/22/2018
In September, the SCDSB and SMCDSB are holding a joint information meeting to update the trustees of each Board on the proposed EDC by-laws.
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Letter to Minister of Education regarding Indigenous Education
07/30/2018
The Chairperson the of SCDSB sent a letter to the Minister of Education regarding the recent cancellation of curriculum writing sessions, including those focusing on Truth and Reconciliation and Indigenous Languages in Kindergarten.
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Simcoe County District School Board’s (SCDSB) position regarding the status of Health and Physical Education Curriculum
07/27/2018
The Ontario government recently announced its intention to begin public consultation on the current Health and Physical Education Curriculum. The government indicated that the most recent curriculum, released in 2015, will not be in place at the start of the school year. School boards have not yet received direction from the Ministry of Education as to next steps. As information becomes available, including opportunities for public consultation, the SCDSB will share that information with families, to ensure that members of our entire community have the opportunity to provide input regarding the new curriculum.
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After school program opportunities for students with ASDs
07/16/2018
Social and recreational programs will be offered this fall for students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
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SCDSB seeks partnerships for elementary schools in Bradford, Oro-Medonte and Wasaga Beach
07/11/2018
The SCDSB invites interested parties to submit expressions of interest relating to potential partnership opportunities for three new elementary schools
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Bear Creek Secondary School team receives Inclusion Excellence Award
07/05/2018
The Simcoe Community Services Inclusion Excellence awards are presented annually to educators and students who promote and exemplify inclusive school environments.
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Helpful information to plan for summer and next school year
06/26/2018
Details on summer hours, registration, report cards, transportation and more.
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The Township of Oro-Medonte and the SCDSB announce facility partnership
06/22/2018
The Township of Oro-Medonte and the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) are formalizing plans for development of a joint-use facility in the Township of Oro-Medonte.
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SCDSB Update 14 – June 20, 2018
06/21/2018
​This update provides highlights of the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) Board Meeting held Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
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Community invited to learn about partnership opportunities with the SCDSB on May 29
05/28/2018
The Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) is reaching out to partners and potential partners to share planning information and encourage potential partnerships. On May 29, individuals and organizations from across Simcoe County are invited to a Community Partnership Consultation.
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SCDSB Update 13 – May 23, 2018
05/24/2018
This update provides highlights of the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) Board Meeting held Wednesday, May 23, 2018.
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Information session invites candidates to learn more about running for SCDSB trustee
05/24/2018
​Members of the public who are interested in running as a Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) trustee in the upcoming municipal election are invited to an information session on June 18, 2018.
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SCDSB Update 12 – May 22, 2018
05/23/2018
​This update provides highlights of the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) Special Board Meeting held Tuesday, May 22, 2018.
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Boards to hold second public meeting on June 5 for Educational Development Charges
05/15/2018
​The Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) and the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board (SMCDSB) held joint public meetings to review the current educational development charge (EDC) policies and to gather public input regarding these policies.
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Barrie North Collegiate to celebrate grand opening of addition May 16
05/14/2018
Construction of a new addition and renovations throughout Barrie North Collegiate (BNC) began in 2016.
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Students, staff, volunteers and co-op employers recognized at annual character recognition event
05/14/2018
One hundred students, staff, volunteers and co-op employers will be recognized at the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB)’s annual Character Recognition Evening on May 17.
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Community invited to learn about partnership opportunities with the SCDSB on May 29
05/04/2018
The Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) is reaching out to partners and potential partners to share planning information and encourage potential partnerships.
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Public meetings for Education Development Charges
04/27/2018
The SCDSB and the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board (SMCDSB) are holding joint public meetings to review the current educational development charge policies and to gather public input regarding these policies.
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Student trustees elected for 2018-19 school year
04/26/2018
​Student Trustee elections for the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB)’s 2018-19 school year were held on April 24.
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SCDSB Update 11 – April 25, 2018
04/26/2018
This update provides highlights of the SCDSB Board Meeting held Wednesday, April 25, 2018.
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West Bayfield Elementary School celebrates 25th anniversary
04/23/2018
West Bayfield Elementary School’s 25th anniversary is this year, and the school community is celebrating on April 26.
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Allandale Heights Public School celebrates 50th anniversary
04/17/2018
Allandale Heights Public School’s 50th anniversary is this year, and the school community is celebrating on Thursday, Apr. 19.
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SCDSB Update 10 – March 28, 2018
03/29/2018
This update provides highlights of the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) Board Meeting held Wednesday, March 28, 2018.
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Trustee Appointment (County of Simcoe - Township of Adjala-Tosorontio, Township of Essa, and CFB Borden)
03/29/2018
The Simcoe County District School Board invites applications for the position of Trustee representing the public school ratepayers in the County of Simcoe – Township of Adjala-Tosorontio, Township of Essa, and CFB Borden.
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SCDSB Update 9 – February 28, 2018
03/01/2018
​This update provides highlights of the SCDSB Board Meeting held Wednesday, February 28, 2018.
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Boyne River Public School to celebrate grand opening March 1
02/26/2018
In September 2017, a new passion for learning was ignited in Alliston as students and staff filled the halls and classrooms of the new Boyne River Public School.
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Feb. 7, 2018 Business & Facilities meeting cancelled
02/06/2018
​The Feb. 7, 2018 Business & Facilities Standing Committee meeting has been cancelled.
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Construction at Elmvale District High School leads to intriguing discovery
02/06/2018
Contractors working on the major addition and renovation at Elmvale District High School (EDHS) recently discovered a time capsule while removing an interior wall of the school building.
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SCDSB Update 8 – January 31, 2018
01/31/2018
This update provides highlights of the SCDSB Board Meeting held Wednesday, January 31, 2018.
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New elementary school in Wasaga Beach – additional information
01/30/2018
The Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) received Capital Project Funding to support a new elementary school in Wasaga Beach.
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New elementary schools coming to Bradford, Oro-Medonte and Wasaga Beach
01/29/2018
The Ministry of Education announced today that the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) will receive capital funding for three new public elementary schools.
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Report to the Community Highlights Progress in Local Public Education
01/17/2018
The Simcoe County District School Board’s (SCDSB) 2016-17 Report to the Community is now available.
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SCDSB Update 7 – December 20, 2017
12/21/2017
This update provides highlights of the SCDSB Board Meeting held Wednesday, December 20, 2017.
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SCDSB Update 6 – Dec. 4, 2017
12/05/2017
This update provides highlights of the SCDSB Special Organizational Meeting held Monday, December 4, 2017.
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SCDSB Update 5 – November 22, 2017
11/23/2017
This update provides highlights of the SCDSB Board Meeting held Wednesday, November 22, 2017.
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SCDSB to celebrate grand opening of child care facility at Orchard Park Public School
11/14/2017
In June 2017, families in Orillia were provided with another option for child care, when the Orillia Central Preschool opened the doors to a new facility at Orchard Park Public School.
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SCDSB Update 4 – Nov. 8, 2017
11/08/2017
This update provides highlights of the SCDSB Special Board Meeting held Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017.
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SCDSB schools recognize Treaties Recognition Week with new traditional territory acknowledgement
11/06/2017
Students and staff across the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) will be recognizing Treaties Recognition Week from Nov. 5 to 11 with a variety of in-class activities.
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SCDSB receives $2.6 million grant for school energy conservation projects
10/31/2017
The Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) has received a $2.6 million grant from the Ministry of Education’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund to complete energy conservation projects at 21 schools.
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SCDSB Update 3 – October 25, 2017
10/26/2017
This update provides highlights of the SCDSB Board Meeting held Wednesday, October 25, 2017.
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Notice of public meeting - French Program Review
10/05/2017
​The Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) has approved a Program Review (PR) of the French as a Second Language (FSL) program currently located at Mundy’s Bay Public School.
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SCDSB Update 2 – September 27, 2017
09/28/2017
This update provides highlights of the SCDSB Board Meeting held Wednesday, September 27, 2017.
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SCDSB Grade 10 literacy results above provincial average
09/21/2017
Full results of the 2016-17 Grade 3 and 6 EQAO tests, Grade 9 math test and Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) were released by Ontario’s Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) on September 20.
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Notice of public meeting – potential Banting Memorial High School replacement
09/21/2017
The Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) is hosting a public meeting to share information and gather community input regarding a potential replacement for Banting Memorial High School.
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SCDSB Update 1 – August 30, 2017
08/30/2017
This update provides highlights of the SCDSB Board Meeting held Wednesday, August 30, 2017.
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