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Summer School Bus Schedulehttp://bss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/145Summer School Bus Schedule<p><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/july-bear-creek-bus-route-information-2016.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />july-bear-creek-bus-route-information-2016.pdf</a>​</p>
Grade 9 Orientation Dayhttp://bss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/146Grade 9 Orientation Day<p><span style="color:#006fc9;text-decoration:none;"><strong>Thursday, September 1st</strong> is Link Crew's Grade 9 Orientation Day! All grade 9's are invited to come and meet new friends, participate in fun activities, enjoy a BBQ lunch, and get your lockers and timetables.  Please bring $3.00 for lunch, as well as your own lock to put on your new locker.  Below you will find the bus schedule:</span><br style="color:#006fc9;text-decoration:none;"> </p><table width="100%" cellspacing="0" class="x_x_ms-rteTable-default"><tbody><tr><td class="x_x_ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="text-decoration:underline;color:#006fc9;"><strong style="color:#006fc9;text-decoration:none;"><span style="color:#006fc9;text-decoration:none;">Feeder School</span></strong></span></td><td class="x_x_ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="text-decoration:underline;color:#006fc9;"><strong style="color:#006fc9;text-decoration:none;"><span style="color:#006fc9;text-decoration:none;">Bus Pick-up Times</span></strong></span></td></tr><tr><td class="x_x_ms-rteTable-default"><span style="color:#006fc9;text-decoration:none;">Baxter (at Thornton Arena)</span></td><td class="x_x_ms-rteTable-default"><span style="color:#006fc9;text-decoration:none;">7:30 am</span></td></tr><tr><td class="x_x_ms-rteTable-default"><span style="color:#006fc9;text-decoration:none;">Cookstown (at Thornton Arena)</span></td><td class="x_x_ms-rteTable-default"><span style="color:#006fc9;text-decoration:none;">7:30 am</span></td></tr><tr><td class="x_x_ms-rteTable-default"><span style="color:#006fc9;text-decoration:none;">Ferndale Woods</span></td><td class="x_x_ms-rteTable-default"><span style="color:#006fc9;text-decoration:none;">7:30 am</span></td></tr><tr><td class="x_x_ms-rteTable-default"><span style="color:#006fc9;text-decoration:none;">Ardagh Bluffs</span></td><td class="x_x_ms-rteTable-default"><span style="color:#006fc9;text-decoration:none;">7:35 am</span></td></tr><tr><td class="x_x_ms-rteTable-default"><span style="color:#006fc9;text-decoration:none;">Portage View</span></td><td class="x_x_ms-rteTable-default"><span style="color:#006fc9;text-decoration:none;">7:20 am</span><br style="color:#006fc9;text-decoration:none;"> </td></tr></tbody></table><p><br></p><p><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-5-0">The Orientation will start at 8:00 am and finish at 1:45.  We look forward to meeting all of our new grade 9's!</span></p>
Report Cardshttp://bss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/147Report Cards<p>Given the possibility of a postal strike, Wednesday evening a decision will be made regarding Report Card distribution. <span style="line-height:20.8px;"> If there is no strike then all reports will be mailed July 7th</span><span style="line-height:20.8px;">.  </span>If there is a strike then reports can be PICKED UP in the main office on Thurs July 7th ONLY.  If the student is 18+ then a note from the student permitting parent pick up will be required.  All remaining reports will be mailed but may be delayed by the strike.</p>
Mental Health: Summer Supportshttp://bss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/144Mental Health: Summer Supports<p>​<font size="2" face="Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font color="#1F497D">As you move into summer vacation, please remember that there are a number of supports available to all students. The Canadian Mental Health Association has a </font><font color="red">Youth Camp </font></span></font><span id="part1"><span><font size="2" face="Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font color="#1F497D"><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Mental%20health%20camp.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Mental health camp.pdf</a> </font></span></font></span></span><font size="2" face="Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font color="#1F497D">and a </font><font color="red">Youth Group</font></span></font><span id="part1"><span><font size="2" face="Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font color="red"><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Youth%20Wellness%20Innisfil.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Youth Wellness Innisfil.pdf</a></font></span></font></span></span><font size="2" face="Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font color="red"> </font><font color="#1F497D">running as well. </font></span></font></p><div style="text-indent:-18pt;background-color:white;margin:0px 0px 0px 18.75pt;"><font size="2" face="Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;background-color:white;"><font size="2" face="Symbol" color="#595959"><span style="font-size:10pt;"></span></font><font face="Symbol" color="#595959"><span>         </span></font><a target="_blank" href="/PublishingImages/BC-Wellness.jpg"><font size="2" face="Arial,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10pt;"><font color="#0072B9">Bear Creek Youth Information Pamphlet</font></span></font></a></span></font></div><div style="text-indent:-18pt;background-color:white;margin:0px 0px 0px 18.75pt;"><font size="2" face="Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;background-color:white;"><font size="2" face="Symbol" color="#595959"><span style="font-size:10pt;"></span></font><font face="Symbol" color="#595959"><span>         </span></font><a target="_blank" href="http://www.kidshelpphone.ca/"><font size="2" face="Arial,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10pt;"><font color="#0072B9">Kid’s Help Phone</font></span></font></a></span></font></div><div style="text-indent:-18pt;background-color:white;margin:0px 0px 0px 18.75pt;"><font size="2" face="Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;background-color:white;"><font size="2" face="Symbol" color="#595959"><span style="font-size:10pt;"></span></font><font face="Symbol" color="#595959"><span>         </span></font><a target="_blank" href="http://www.hincksdellcrest.org/ABC/Welcome"><font size="2" face="Arial,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10pt;"><font color="#0072B9">ABC’s of Mental Health</font></span></font></a></span></font></div><div style="text-indent:-18pt;background-color:white;margin:0px 0px 0px 18.75pt;"><font size="2" face="Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;background-color:white;"><font size="2" face="Symbol" color="#595959"><span style="font-size:10pt;"></span></font><font face="Symbol" color="#595959"><span>         </span></font><a target="_blank" href="http://mindyourmind.ca/"><font size="2" face="Arial,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10pt;"><font color="#0072B9">Mind your Mind.ca<br></font></span></font></a><font size="2" face="Symbol" color="#595959"><span style="font-size:10pt;"><br></span></font><font face="Symbol" color="#595959"><span>    </span></font><font size="2" face="Arial,sans-serif" color="#595959"><span style="font-size:10pt;">Season’s Centre for Grieving Children  </span></font><a target="_blank" href="http://www.grievingchildren.com/"><font size="2" face="Arial,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10pt;"><font color="#0072B9">- www.grievingchildren.com</font></span></font></a><font size="2" face="Symbol" color="#595959"><span style="font-size:10pt;"><br></span></font><font face="Symbol" color="#595959"><span>    </span></font><font size="2" face="Arial,sans-serif" color="#595959"><span style="font-size:10pt;">Simcoe County Suicide Awareness Council - </span></font><a target="_blank" href="http://www.scsac.info/"><font size="2" face="Arial,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10pt;"><font color="#0072B9">www.scsac.info</font></span></font></a></span></font></div><div style="text-indent:-18pt;background-color:white;margin:0px 0px 0px 18.75pt;"><font size="2" face="Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;background-color:white;"><font size="2" face="Symbol" color="#595959"><span style="font-size:10pt;">·</span></font><font face="Symbol" color="#595959"><span>         </span></font><font size="2" face="Arial,sans-serif" color="#595959"><span style="font-size:10pt;">Ten Trusted Mental Health Resources for Parents   </span></font><a target="_blank" href="http://www.rbc.com/childrensmentalhealth"><font size="2" face="Arial,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10pt;"><font color="#0072B9">www.rbc.com/childrensmentalhealth</font></span></font></a></span></font></div><div style="text-indent:-18pt;background-color:white;margin:0px 0px 0px 18.75pt;"><font size="2" face="Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;background-color:white;"><font size="2" face="Symbol" color="#595959"><span style="font-size:10pt;">·</span></font><font face="Symbol" color="#595959"><span>         </span></font><font size="2" face="Arial,sans-serif" color="#595959"><span style="font-size:10pt;">Empowering Parents -  </span></font><a target="_blank" href="http://www.empoweringparents.com/"><font size="2" face="Arial,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10pt;"><font color="#0072B9">www.empoweringparents.com</font></span></font></a></span></font></div><div style="text-indent:-18pt;background-color:white;margin:0px 0px 0px 18.75pt;"><font size="2" face="Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;background-color:white;"><font size="2" face="Symbol" color="#595959"><span style="font-size:10pt;">·</span></font><font face="Symbol" color="#595959"><span>         </span></font><font size="2" face="Arial,sans-serif" color="#595959"><span style="font-size:10pt;">Start Talking (Mental Health Awareness Community Events)  </span></font><a target="_blank" href="http://www.starttalking.ca/"><font size="2" face="Arial,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10pt;"><font color="#0072B9">www.starttalking.ca</font></span></font></a></span></font></div><div style="margin:0px;"><font size="2" face="Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font color="#1F497D"> </font></span></font></div>
Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test moves online for 2016-17http://bss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/51Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test moves online for 2016-17<p>​The Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) will be completed online in 2016-17. The test will be administered twice because of the move to the online format. Students will write the test at school on school computers. <br><br>Simcoe County District School Board students who started Grade 9 in September 2015 may be eligible to write the test next school year. <br><br>The first test date is Oct. 20, 2016. Students who are successful on the Oct. 20 test will have met the graduation requirement. Students who are not successful in October can write the test again on March 30, 2017. The October test will not count as a failed attempt.<br><br>In October 2016, the test will be the online format only. In March 2017, the test will be available both online and in paper format. <br><br>A sample test is available for students to preview and practice. Further details about the October test day will be shared in the fall.<br><br>The OSSLT is a graduation requirement managed by Ontario’s Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO). Test dates are set by EQAO. <br><br>More information about the OSSLT is available on EQAO’s website: <a href="http://www.eqao.com/">www.eqao.com</a>. </p>
E-News June 17http://bss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/142E-News June 17<p>​<a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/e-news%20june%2017.pdf"><img src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" alt="" />e-news june 17.pdf</a></p>

 

 

Student & Staff Emailhttp://bss.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=4Student & Staff Email
Bus Informationhttp://bss.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=9Bus Information
Pay Feeshttp://bss.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=5Pay Fees
Guidance & Career Educationhttp://bss.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3Guidance & Career Education
Registrationhttp://bss.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=6Registration
Sports & Clubshttp://bss.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=8Sports & Clubs
School Councilhttp://bss.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=7School Council
Safe Schools Reporting Toolhttp://bss.scdsb.on.ca/QuickAccessLinks/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=10Safe Schools Reporting Tool

School Hours

8:00 - 9:20 a.m
Period 1
9:25 - 10:40 a.m.
Period 2
10:40 - 11:50 a.m.
Lunch
11:50 - 1:05 p.m.
Period 4
1:10 - 2:25 p.m.
Period 5
2:25 p.m.
Final Bell

School Administration

Principal
Michael Abram
Vice Principal
Peter Bowman, Karen Quesnel, Terrence Wilkinson

 

 

Student Handbook 2015-16http://bss.scdsb.on.ca/Lists/UsefulLinks/DispForm.aspx?ID=12Student Handbook 2015-16
College and University Visit Schedule Fall 2015http://bss.scdsb.on.ca/Lists/UsefulLinks/DispForm.aspx?ID=14College and University Visit Schedule Fall 2015
Community Involvement Hours Record Loghttp://bss.scdsb.on.ca/Lists/UsefulLinks/DispForm.aspx?ID=15Community Involvement Hours Record Log
Bear Creek's Weatherhttp://bss.scdsb.on.ca/Lists/UsefulLinks/DispForm.aspx?ID=8Bear Creek's Weather
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School Year Calendarshttp://bss.scdsb.on.ca/Lists/UsefulLinks/DispForm.aspx?ID=4School Year Calendars
Kids Help Phone - Teenshttp://bss.scdsb.on.ca/Lists/UsefulLinks/DispForm.aspx?ID=5Kids Help Phone - Teens
211 Ontario - Find a Servicehttp://bss.scdsb.on.ca/Lists/UsefulLinks/DispForm.aspx?ID=6211 Ontario - Find a Service
Simcoe-Muskoka District Health Unithttp://bss.scdsb.on.ca/Lists/UsefulLinks/DispForm.aspx?ID=7Simcoe-Muskoka District Health Unit
SCDSB eLearning (D2L)http://bss.scdsb.on.ca/Lists/UsefulLinks/DispForm.aspx?ID=9SCDSB eLearning (D2L)
Moodlehttp://bss.scdsb.on.ca/Lists/UsefulLinks/DispForm.aspx?ID=10Moodle
Download Virtual TI Calculatorhttp://bss.scdsb.on.ca/Lists/UsefulLinks/DispForm.aspx?ID=11Download Virtual TI Calculator
Grade 9 Information Night Presentation PowerPointhttp://bss.scdsb.on.ca/Lists/UsefulLinks/DispForm.aspx?ID=17Grade 9 Information Night Presentation PowerPoint