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2019-2020 Valedictorian Speecheshttp://bss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/3762019-2020 Valedictorian Speeches<p>​Please click on the links to hear the three options for valedictorian:<br></p><p>Amelia Cox Valedictorian Speech<br></p><p><a href="https://drive.google.com/file/d/14yqPGrE2l6d-eAQ7mpwq7Eilr2VPi6ie/view">Amelia Cox Valedictorian Speech</a><br></p><p>Corey Gilmore Valedictorian Speech<br></p><p><a href="https://drive.google.com/file/d/1uncyV6sQAPUb7j8BYKh6MvB5bskDhpN2/view">Corey Gilmore Valedictorian Speech</a><br></p><p>Mylan Nguyen Valedictorian Speech<br></p><p></p><p><a href="https://drive.google.com/file/d/1px6Z8s-6QvVua8XC1AmXw2Yoa_Fsy5b8/view">Mylan Nguyen Valedictorian Speech</a><br></p>
Graduate Bursary - apply by May 31sthttp://bss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/375Graduate Bursary - apply by May 31st<p><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:black;">We have 3 $300 bursaries to give to deserving students.  Applicants need to fill out the Google form by May 31st. </span></p><p><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:black;"></span>​<a href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe1wMkWpPm7GCW8NTH8mqG-tv0vlSw3KG9XCC3-7j2WUnrCtg/viewform?usp=sf_link">https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe1wMkWpPm7GCW8NTH8mqG-tv0vlSw3KG9XCC3-7j2WUnrCtg/viewform?usp=sf_link</a><br></p>
Kodiak Paw/Claw Google Form - DUE BY DEADLINE EXTENDEDhttp://bss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/360Kodiak Paw/Claw Google Form - DUE BY DEADLINE EXTENDED<p>Please stay tuned for more information about the Kodiak Claw/Paw.<br></p><p><a href="http://bit.ly/kodiakpaw2020">Kodiak Paw Form</a>​<br></p>
BCSS Wellness Bingohttp://bss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/373BCSS Wellness Bingo<p style="text-align:center;"><br></p><span><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:8pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Bear Creek Wellness BINGO</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:8pt;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"times new roman";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Take a picture of yourself doing one of the following activities and submit to the Google Classroom and we’ll draw 10 prizes! </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:8pt;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"times new roman";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">This is due next Wednesday, May 13th at midnight. And it is optional. Have fun!</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:8pt;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"times new roman";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Google Classroom:  </span><a href="https://classroom.google.com/u/0/c/OTUyODI4NTcyNTZa"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"times new roman";color:#0563c1;background-color:transparent;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">https://classroom.google.com/u/0/c/OTUyODI4NTcyNTZa</span></a><span style="font-size:8pt;font-family:"times new roman";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">            </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:8pt;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"times new roman";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Code:  Contact Mr. Wilkinson for the code</span></p><div dir="ltr" align="left" style="margin-left:-5.4pt;"><table style="border:none;"><colgroup><col width="127" /><col width="165" /><col width="160" /><col width="139" /><col width="128" /></colgroup><tbody><tr style="height:0pt;"><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;background-color:#c5e0b3;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Physical </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Wellness</span></p></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;background-color:#ffe599;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Intellectual Wellness</span></p></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;background-color:#b4c6e7;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Emotional & Spiritual Wellness</span></p></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;background-color:#f7cbac;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Whole Body Wellness</span></p></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;background-color:#b6e5ee;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">General Wellness</span></p><br></td></tr><tr style="height:0pt;"><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Go for a </span><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-style:italic;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">hike</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-style:italic;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">,</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-style:italic;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">brisk walk</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">, or </span><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-style:italic;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">run</span></p><br></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Read</span><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> a book or a magazine for </span><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">pleasure</span></p></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:16pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Meditate </span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">(on your own, with family, or virtually with a friend)</span></p></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Drink at least 1.5 litres of water every day</span></p></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Listen to music for 20 minutes</span></p></td></tr><tr style="height:0pt;"><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Get up </span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">and </span><span style="font-size:16pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">stretch</span></p></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"times new roman";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Listen to a Ted Talk or podcast on a </span><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"times new roman";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;font-style:italic;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">favourite </span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"times new roman";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">topic</span></p></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Do a virtual yoga, </span><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">zoomba </span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">or </span><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">pilates</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> class</span></p></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"times new roman";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Make a healthy smoothie for breakfast</span></p></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">“Wellness Free Choice”</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Choose a wellness activity that suits your needs</span></p><br></td></tr><tr style="height:0pt;"><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Get a full </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">night’s </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-style:italic;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">sleep</span></p></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Visit a virtual museum</span></p></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Write</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> a list of short terms </span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">goals</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">(1 mos, 6 mos, 1yr)</span></p></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Prepare a healthy snack</span></p></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Plan a facetime get-together with a friend or family member</span></p><br></td></tr><tr style="height:68.35pt;"><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Take a 15 minute walk outside</span></p></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"colonna mt";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Take a </span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"colonna mt";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">virtual</span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"colonna mt";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> tour to another part of the world you are </span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"colonna mt";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">curious</span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"colonna mt";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> about</span></p></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Keep a gratitude journal - write down 3 things you are grateful for each day</span></p></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Cleansed self</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">-brushed teeth, washed face/showered</span></p></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:algerian, cursive;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Focus</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">on taking more photos to document something</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span><span style="font-size:13pt;font-family:algerian, cursive;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;font-style:italic;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">special</span></p></td></tr><tr style="height:62.5pt;"><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Eat a </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;font-style:italic;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">fruit </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">or</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;font-style:italic;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">vegetable </span></p></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Create a DIY </span><span style="font-size:16pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-style:italic;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">craft</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> or finish an </span><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:algerian, cursive;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">art</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> project</span></p></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Take photos of something that bring you </span><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:algerian, cursive;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">happiness</span></p></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Take in some </span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"times new roman";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">sunshine</span></p></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Give a compliment to each person in your house</span></p><br></td></tr><tr style="height:0pt;"><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Go for a </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">bike</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">ride </span></p></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Life is about balance, so treat  yourself to something that is a treat or yummy</span></p><br></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Do a hobby for at least 30 minutes</span></p></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Take a </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"times new roman";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;font-style:italic;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Technology </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align:center;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"times new roman";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;font-style:italic;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Break!</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span></p></td><td style="border-width:0.5pt;border-style:solid;border-color:#000000;vertical-align:top;padding:0pt 5.4pt;overflow:hidden;"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"comic sans ms";color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Set a daily goal and check it off when you complete it</span></p></td></tr></tbody></table></div><br></span>
How Families Can Support Distance Learninghttp://bss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/369How Families Can Support Distance Learning<p>​<a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/HowFamiliesCanSupportDistanceLearning.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />HowFamiliesCanSupportDistanceLearning.pdf</a><br></p>
Distance Learning Supports for Studentshttp://bss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/367Distance Learning Supports for Students<p>​<a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/DistanceLearningSupportsforStudents.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />DistanceLearningSupportsforStudents.pdf</a><br></p>
Closures and cancellations due to COVID-19http://bss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/127Closures and cancellations due to COVID-19<div><strong>On May 19, the Premier’s Office announced that all publicly funded schools in Ontario will remain closed for the duration of the 2019-2020 school year, in response to COVID-19</strong>. As such, Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) schools and adult learning centres will not reopen on May 31, 2020. The decision to extend the school closure period for the remainder of the school year is based on advice from Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health in order to protect the health and safety of students, families and staff. <br></div><div><br></div><div>The following programs/meetings will not run or are closed:<br></div><div><ul><li>Permits (Community Use of Schools)</li><li>All EarlyON and Child Care Centres</li><li>Adult and continuing education</li><li>Dual Credit and Cooperative education programs<br></li><li><div>Special Education Advisory Committee (June 1, 2020)<br></div></li><li><div>Business and Facilities Standing Committee (June 3, 2020)</div></li><li><div>Program Standing Committee (June 10, 2020)<br></div></li><li><div>Human Resources Standing Committee (June 10, 2020)<br></div></li><li><div>First Nations Education Advisory Committee (June 11, 2020)<br></div></li></ul></div><div>In addition, the Education Centre and the Career Centre are closed to the public.<br></div><div><br></div><div>Learn more at <a href="http://www.scdsb.on.ca/covid-19">www.scdsb.on.ca/covid-19</a><br></div>
Bear Creek's 20th Reunion May 2021http://bss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/342Bear Creek's 20th Reunion May 2021<p>​https://bearcreekreunion.wixsite.com/bc2021</p>
New scholarship for graduating secondary students http://bss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/128New scholarship for graduating secondary students <div>The Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) is has created a new scholarship for graduating secondary students. The Public Property Assessment Network Scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $1,000 to one recipient in the OPSBA Central East Region. Scholarship recipients are students of strong character, who care deeply for their communities and furthering their own learning.</div><div><br></div><div>Could this be you? Learn more about <a href="https://www.scdsb.on.ca/UserFiles/Servers/Server_210898/File/News%20documents/The%20Public%20Property%20Assessment%20Network%20Scholarship%20-%20Central%20East%20Final.pdf">eligibility and the application process</a>. <br></div><div><br></div><div>The deadline to apply is May 29, 2020. </div>
Educational Materials Financial Support For Familieshttp://bss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/370Educational Materials Financial Support For Families<p>​<span style="color:#0072c6;font-family:"segoe ui semilight", "segoe ui", segoe, tahoma, helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:1.46em;">About support for families</span></p><p> </p><p>While schools and child care centres are closed, parents can apply for direct funding to offset the cost of buying materials to support their children's learning, while they practice self-isolation and physical distancing.</p><p>Eligible parents will receive a one-time per child payment of:</p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>$200 for children aged 0 to 12</li><li>$250 for children or youth aged 0 to 21 with special needs</li></ul><p>This funding can help parents with the costs of work books, educational apps, educational subscription services, movies and other tools to support learning at home.</p><p>Parents refers to parents, guardians, and caregivers.<br></p><p>Please go to the following link for more information:<br></p><p><br></p><h2><a href="https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-support-families">https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-support-families</a><br></h2><p><br></p><p><br></p>